World Heritage reading Multiple choose single answer 4

World Heritage reading Multiple choose single answer 4

World Heritage reading Multiple choose single answer 4

Read the text and answer the multiple choice question by selecting the correct response. Only one response is correct.

1. The list of World Heritage in Danger is compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) through the World Heritage committee according to Article 11.4 of the World Heritage Convention, which was established in 1972 to designate and manage World Heritage Sites. Entries in the list are threatened World Heritage Sites for the conservation of which major operations are required and for which “assistance has been requested”. The list is intended to increase international awareness of the threats and to encourage counteractive measures. Threats to a site can be either proven imminent threats or potential dangers that could have adverse effects on a site. In the case of natural sites, ascertained dangers include the serious decline in the population of an endangered or other valuable species or the deterioration of natural beauty or scientific value of a property caused by human activities such as logging, pollution, settlement, mining, agriculture and major public works.

Question: What is the aim of the compilation of the List of World Heritage in Danger?

a. To promote tourism and travel.

b. To maintain national security.

c. To create employment opportunities for local workers.

d. To safeguard sites from proven imminent threats.


2. Rail transport can be found in every theme park resort property owned or licensed by Walt Disney Parks and Resort, the theme park and vacation resort segment of the larger Walt Disney Company. The origins of Disney theme park rail transport can be traced back to Walt Disney himself and his personal fondness for railroads, who insisted that they should be included in the first Disney Park, the original Disneyland (a key component of the Disneyland Resort) in California in the United States, which opened on July 17, 1955. The Disney tradition of including transport by rail in its parks has since been extended to other Disney properties with the opening of Walt Disney World in Florida in the United States, Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan, Disneyland Paris in France, Hong Kong Disneyland Paris in France, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort in China, and Shanghai Disney Resort in China.

Question: Why is the rail transport present in all Disneyland?

a. The founder liked rails.

b. The large Parks need a fast mode to travel.

c. They are an extra source of income for the owners.

d. It is required as per laws.


Answers

Question 1:- d. To safeguard sites from proven imminent threats.

Question 2:  a. The founder liked rails.

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