Mysterious Temples of Angkor Wat
  • 1. The Mysterious Temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia are a breathtaking archaeological site that showcases the grandeur and sophistication of the Khmer Empire. Built in the 12th century, these ancient temples are a testament to the architectural and engineering prowess of the Khmer civilization. The intricate carvings, towering spires, and intricate bas-reliefs depict scenes from Hindu mythology and historical events, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the region. As the largest religious monument in the world, Angkor Wat is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that continues to captivate visitors with its awe-inspiring beauty and enigmatic aura. Exploring the vast temple complex, one can't help but be drawn into the mystical atmosphere that shrouds these ancient ruins, leaving visitors mesmerized by the timeless charm and mysterious allure of Angkor Wat.

    Where are the Mysterious Temples of Angkor Wat located?
A) Thailand
B) Vietnam
C) Indonesia
D) Cambodia
  • 2. Which ancient civilization built the temples of Angkor Wat?
A) Khmer Empire
B) Mayans
C) Greeks
D) Romans
  • 3. What architectural style is predominantly seen in the temples of Angkor Wat?
A) Modernist
B) Art Deco
C) Baroque
D) Khmer
  • 4. What is the meaning of 'Angkor Wat'?
A) Golden Buddha
B) Dragon Mountain
C) Heavenly Palace
D) City of Temples
  • 5. Which Hindu god was the temple dedicated to when it was initially constructed?
A) Shiva
B) Vishnu
C) Brahma
D) Ganesha
  • 6. In what century was Angkor Wat built?
A) 8th century
B) 12th century
C) 18th century
D) 15th century
  • 7. What river flows near Angkor Wat?
A) Siem Reap River
B) Nile River
C) Ganges River
D) Amazon River
  • 8. What is the popular method of transport to visit Angkor Wat temples?
A) Helicopter
B) Scooter
C) Subway
D) Tuk-tuk
  • 9. What event caused the decline of the Khmer Empire and abandonment of Angkor Wat?
A) Epidemic outbreak
B) Civil war
C) Natural disaster
D) Invasion by neighboring kingdoms
  • 10. What does the central tower of Angkor Wat represent?
A) Eternal Fire
B) Mount Meru
C) Celestial Gateway
D) Lost Kingdom
  • 11. Which Cambodian city is the closest to Angkor Wat?
A) Kampot
B) Siem Reap
C) Phnom Penh
D) Battambang
  • 12. When was Angkor Wat declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
A) 1975
B) 1992
C) 2010
D) 2001
  • 13. Which empire sacked Angkor Wat in the 15th century?
A) Sukhothai Kingdom
B) Ming Dynasty
C) Ayutthaya Kingdom
D) Mon Kingdom
  • 14. How many towers are there in the Angkor Wat temple complex?
A) 10
B) 3
C) 5
D) 7
  • 15. Which French explorer introduced Angkor Wat to the Western world?
A) Marie Curie
B) Louis Pasteur
C) Henri Mouhot
D) Jacques Cousteau
  • 16. What is the main iconic feature of Angkor Wat?
A) Central Tower
B) Archway
C) Moat
D) Courtyard
  • 17. What material was used to construct the temples of Angkor Wat?
A) Granite
B) Sandstone
C) Brick
D) Marble
  • 18. Which of the following is not a Hindu temple in Angkor?
A) Preah Vihear
B) Banteay Samre
C) Ta Prohm
D) Banteay Kdei
  • 19. What is the name of the largest religious monument in the world?
A) St. Peter's Basilica
B) Angkor Wat
C) Taj Mahal
D) Golden Temple
  • 20. How tall is the central tower of Angkor Wat?
A) 150 feet
B) 320 feet
C) 213 feet
D) 275 feet
  • 21. How many acres does Angkor Wat cover?
A) 500 acres
B) 600 acres
C) 300 acres
D) 402 acres
  • 22. Which king of the Khmer Empire built Angkor Wat?
A) Jayavarman VII
B) Indravarman I
C) Suryavarman II
D) Yasovarman I
  • 23. What was the original purpose of Angkor Wat?
A) Hindu temple
B) Library
C) Royal palace
D) Military fortification
  • 24. What language was used for inscriptions on Angkor Wat?
A) Sanskrit
B) Arabic
C) Greek
D) Latin
  • 25. Who was the last king who lived at Angkor Wat before it was abandoned?
A) Jayavarman VIII
B) Indravarman II
C) Suryavarman VI
D) Yasovarman II
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