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How Much Do You Know About the Lost Cities in the World?

Q1Name the city that was destroyed after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD but stayed perfectly preserved for 1,700 years due to the ash.
Q2Which city is popularly called ‘The City of 1001 Churches’ whose ruins once formed a part of a city-state that rivaled Damascus or Constantinople?
Q3 Name the ancient red-rock city that was depicted in the movie ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ and is a fusion of Roman, Greek, and native Nabataean architectures.
Q4Name the city whose historical accounts inspired the famous poem ‘Kubla Khan’ by the English Romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
Q5Name the ancient necropolis in Egypt that is home to some of the greatest monuments of the ancient world: Tomb of Tutankhamun, Temples of Karnak and Luxor, Valley of the Kings, and Valley of the Queens.
Q6Name the city that was abandoned by the Incas as a result of smallpox and civil war and is popularly known as the ‘Lost City of the Incas’.
Q7Which city’s treasure was once thought to be lost after WWII but was, in fact, looted by the Soviets and can be found in the Pushkin museum?
Q8Which city houses the world’s largest religious monument that also appears on the national flag of the country in which it is situated?
Q9Name the site that is one of the world's earliest major urban settlements, contemporaneous with the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Crete, and Norte Chico, and means ‘Mound of the Dead’.
Q10Which city is home to the ‘Temple of the Great Jaguar’ and is one of the largest archaeological sites and urban centres of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization?