The most difficult World Heritage Sites riddles A list of World Heritage Sites related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Africa quiz The Temple of Debod is one of the tourist attractions of Madrid. Who built it?Egyptians. In 1960, due to the construction of the Great Dam of Aswan and the consequent threat posed to several monuments and archeological sites, UNESCO made an international call to save this rich historical legacy. As a sign of gratitude for the help provided by Spain in saving the temples of Abu Simbel, the Egyptian state donated the temple of Debod to Spain in 1968.very hard 24% MoorsMoors33%IberiansIberians21%RomansRomans20%EgyptiansEgyptians24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 2702 answers in 2 languages »history of Spain riddles » Which civilization built these pyramids?Kingdom of Kush. The Kingdom of Kush was an ancient kingdom situated south of Egypt, on the confluences of the Blue Nile and White Nile. Approximately 255 pyramids were constructed at three sites (including Meroe listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site) over a period of a few hundred years to serve as tombs for the Kushite kings and queens. These steep pyramids differ from Egyptian ones and were constructed much later.very hard 38% ChineseChinese7%Great ZimbabweGreat Zimbabwe29%Kingdom of KushKingdom of Kush38%IncasIncas24%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 3006 answers in 2 languages »UNESCO World Heritage riddles » Whose heads lie on the slopes of Mount Nemrut, a major tourist attraction in Turkey?Various Greek and Iranian gods. Mount Nemrut is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey. Near the summit, a number of large statues of Greek and Iranian gods are erected around the royal tomb, which King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built for himself in 62 BC. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.hard 43% hell guardianshell guardians8%various Greek and Iranian godsvarious Greek and Iranian gods43%servants and animals of Alexander the Greatservants and animals of Alexander the Great15%Assyrian army leadersAssyrian army leaders31%Created by: life-o-holic. Statistics based on 7763 answers in 2 languages »history of Turkey riddles » Where was this photo taken?In Africa. The sandstone cliff in Bandigara Escarpment rises about 500 meters high and has a length of approximately 150 kilometers. The area of the escarpment is inhabited today by the Dogon people, but small houses attached to the cliff face were built by the Tellem people, who were pygmies or "small red people". Tellem people dissapeared for unknown reason before the area was discovered by Europeans. Dogons describe the Tellem as possessing the power of flight.hard 55% in Africain Africa55%in South Americain South America12%in Mexicoin Mexico21%in Chinain China9%Created by: Steve Lamberty. Statistics based on 3627 answers in 4 languages »West Africa riddles » Shibam, the 16th-century city in Yemen, consisted entirely of over 500 high-rise tower houses. Why were the houses built that way?For defense. The houses of Shibam are all made out of mud brick and rise 5 to 11 stories high, with each floor having one or two rooms. This architectural style was used in order to protect residents from Bedouin attacks. Shibam is listed as UNSECO World Heritage Site.average 62% for religious reasonsfor religious reasons10%for prestigefor prestige5%for defensefor defense62%to save on the land priceto save on the land price21%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4197 answers in 2 languages »skyscrapers riddles » Play Africa quiz and see all the questions.