Questions 11 – 15
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
11 Why did a port originally develop at Manham?
A It was safe from enemy attack.
B It was convenient for river transport.
C It had a good position on the sea coast.
12 What caused Manham’s sudden expansion during the Industrial Revolution?
A the improvement in mining techniques
B the increase in demand for metals
C the discovery of tin in the area
13 Why did rocks have to be sent away from Manham to be processed?
A shortage of fuel
B poor transport systems
C lack of skills among local people
14 What happened when the port declined in the twentieth century?
A The workers went away.
B Traditional skills were lost.
C Buildings were used for new purposes.
15 What did the Manham Trust hope to do?
A discover the location of the original port
B provide jobs for the unemployed
C rebuild the port complex
Complete the table below.
Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer.
Tourist attractions in Manham
||Features and activities
||specially adapted miners’ 16………… take visitors into the mountain
||the mine is 17………….. and enclosed – unsuitable for children and animals
||classrooms and a special exhibition of 18………….
||a 19…………… is recommended
|‘The George’ (old sailing ship)
||the ship’s wheel (was lost but has now been restored)
||children shouldn’t use the 20……………