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# Quiz
Quiz: How much do you know about the UNESCO World Heritage Site list?
Test yourself!

THE UN EDUCATIONAL, Scientific and Cultural Organization, or UNESCO, has been listing significant cultural sites for decades.

These sites, recorded on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list, are recognised as the most important in the world.

In recent days, there have been several additions to the protected list, including for France and China.

With these recent additions in mind, how much do you know about UNESCO World Heritage Sites?

Approximately how many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are there?
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Less than 500
Between 500 and 1,000

Between 1,001 and 1,500
Over 1,500
How many UNESCO World Heritage Sites are there on the island of Ireland?
1
2

3
4
Which of these Irish historical sites are NOT considered UNESCO Heritage Sites?
The Burren
Skellig Michael

Newgrange
The Cliffs of Moher
Which country has the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites?
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Finland
Italy

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Mexico
China
France made headlines this week after a famous French food made the list. What was it?
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Croissants
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Pain au chocolats

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Baguettes
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Éclaires
What English city was removed from the list in 2021
Liverpool
Blackpool

London
Manchester
What is the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Ireland?
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Hillsborough Castle
Belfast Cathedral

The Narrow Water Keep
The Giant's Causeway
Which region of the world, broken down by UNESCO, has the most listed heritage sites?
Asia
Africa

Europe and North America
Latin America
The Inca sanctuary of Machu Picchu is one of the few mixed sites on the list. What South American country is it located in?
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Argentina
Peru

Uruguay
Brasil
What famous architect, responsible for the design of the Sagrada Familia cathedral, has works listed on the UNESCO list?
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Antoní Gaudí
Eero Saarinen

Frank Lloyd Wright
Mies Van der Rohe
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