Thursday, December 20, 2012

Which country gifted "Statues of Liberty" to USA ?

Q. Which country gifted the "Statues of Liberty" to the United states of America ?
A. England
B. France
C. Germany
D. Switzerland
Ans: B 
The statue of Liberty was a gift to the United States from the people of France, is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. A broken chain lies at her feet. The statue is an icon of freedom and of the United States: a welcoming signal to immigrants arriving from abroad.

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