Huascarán National Park
  • 1. In which country is Huascarán National Park situated?
A) Peru
B) Bolivia
C) Colombia
D) Chile
  • 2. Which ecosystem can be found in Huascarán National Park?
A) Tundra
B) Desert
C) Rainforest
D) Andean
  • 3. What is the main purpose of establishing national parks like Huascarán?
A) Conservation of biodiversity
B) Building urban settlements
C) Promoting tourism
D) Extracting natural resources
  • 4. Which indigenous community resides within Huascarán National Park?
A) Maasai
B) Inuit
C) Aboriginal Australians
D) Quechua
  • 5. When was Huascarán National Park declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
A) 1985
B) 1990
C) 1975
D) 2000
  • 6. Which river is sourced from the glaciers of Huascarán National Park?
A) Amazon River
B) Nile River
C) Santa River
D) Mississippi River
  • 7. What is the predominant vegetation type found in Huascarán National Park?
A) Coral reef
B) Páramo
C) Savanna
D) Mangrove forest
  • 8. Which pre-Incan civilization had a significant presence in the area now occupied by Huascarán National Park?
A) Aztec
B) Chavín
C) Inca
D) Maya
  • 9. What is the main threat to the glaciers in Huascarán National Park?
A) Climate change
B) Avalanches
C) Human encroachment
D) Volcanic eruptions
  • 10. Which prominent glacier is found within Huascarán National Park?
A) Aletsch Glacier
B) Columbia Glacier
C) Pastoruri Glacier
D) Mer de Glace
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