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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?
Sun-Yellow City
None of these
Rose-Red City
Snow-White City

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

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?
All of these
Al Khazneh
Royal Tombs
High Place of Sacrifice

Question 8:


The name of which popular monument in Petra means “The Castle of Pharaoh's Daughter”?
Khazneh
El-Deir
None of these
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?
Byzantium rule
Mongolian 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:
True
False

 


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