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The Shore Temple, which is a UNESCO Heritage Site, is located in the state of ______. 
1. Tamil Nadu
2. Karnataka 
3. Maharashtra
4. Madhya Pradesh 

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Tamil Nadu

The correct answer is Tamil Nadu.

  • The Shore Temple is so named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal.
  • It is located near Chennai in Tamil Nadu.
  • It is a structural temple, built with blocks of granite, dating back to the 8th century AD.
  • At the time of its creation, the site was a busy port during the reign of Narasimhavarman II of the Pallava dynasty.

  • About Tamil Nadu (as of June 2021)
    • Chief Minister - M. K. Stalin
    • Literacy Rate - 80.33%
    • Sex Ratio - 996 
    • National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries of Tamil Nadu - Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve, Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.

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