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The Ancient City of Petra

written by: yana999
 
The ancient city of Petra is a symbol of Jordan as well as its most visited tourist attraction.

Question 1:


Petra is a historical and archaeological city located in the Ma'an Governorate in Jordan.
True
False

Question 2:


Because of the color of the rocks in which it is carved in, the ancient city of Petra is known also known as which of these?
None of these
Rose-Red City
Snow-White City
Sun-Yellow City

Question 3:


Which explorer introduced the ruins of the city of Petra to the Western world?
Pedro de Alvarado
William Adams
Neil Armstrong
Johann Ludwig Burckhardt

Question 4:


In which of the following movies does the ancient city of Petra not appear?
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Passion in the Desert
Golden eye
Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger

Question 5:


The city of Petra was founded by the nomadic tribe of the Nabataean Arabs around the 6th century BC.
True
False

Question 6:


The Siq is the principal route into the city of Petra and its walls are lined with channels to carry drinking water to the city.
True
False

Question 7:


Which of the following is sight of interest at the historical city of Petra?
Royal Tombs
High Place of Sacrifice
All of these
Al Khazneh

Question 8:


The name of which popular monument in Petra means “The Castle of Pharaoh's Daughter”?
None of these
Khazneh
El-Deir
Qasr al-Bint Firaun

Question 9:


Under what rule did the historical city of Petra decline quickly as a result of which many of the tombs was damaged by thieves and many treasures were stolen?
Mongolian rule
Byzantium rule
Ottoman rule
Roman rule

Question 10:


English Anglican divine John William Burgon's poem "Petra", dedicated to the ancient historical city of Petra, was awarded the Newdigate Prize in 1945:
False
True

 


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