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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.
False
True

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
Rose-Red City
Snow-White City
None of these

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

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.
False
True

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

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?
Roman rule
Byzantium rule
Ottoman rule
Mongolian 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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