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Question 1: [25] In contrast to conditions relating to a federally ________, often municipal ordinances governing local historic districts restrict certain kinds of changes to properties.
Historic district (United States)Historic preservationContributing propertyCentral Park West Historic District

Question 2: Some properties are added automatically to the National Register when they come under the ________ of the National Park Service.
AegisAthenaApolloGreek mythology

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Old Slater Mill, an historic district in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, was the first property listed in the National Register on November 13, 1966.[1]
  The Robie House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is an example of a property listed under criterion C.[20]
  The Robie House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is an example of a property listed under criterion C.[20]
  The lodge and cabins at White Pines State Park, in Illinois, are part of a multiple property submission.

Question 4: On October 15, 1966 the Historic Preservation Act created the National Register of Historic Places and the corresponding ________ (SHPO).
State Historic Preservation OfficeGuamAlaskaAmerican Samoa

Question 5: ________
Cumberland Gap National Historical ParkHoover DamUnited States National Register of Historic Places listingsNational Park Service

Question 6: Examples of sites include ________, battlefields, campsites, natural features, and rock shelters.
Wreck divingNaval mineShipwreckScuttling

Question 7: Examples of objects include monuments, sculptures, and ________.
FlorenceFountainIstanbulFountains in Paris

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  George B. Hartzog, Jr. Director of the National Park Service from January 8, 1964 until December 31, 1972 [3]
  The tomb of Martin Luther King Jr. in Atlanta, Georgia is part of a National Historic Site and automatically listed on the National Register
  George B. Hartzog, Jr. Director of the National Park Service from January 8, 1964 until December 31, 1972 [3]

Question 9: The broader language has allowed more properties and parklands to enjoy status as ________ under this legislation, a policy laid out early in its history.
Protected areaConvention on Biological DiversityArribes del Duero Natural ParkMarine Protected Area

Question 10: Examples include an ________, a grain elevator, a gazebo, and a bridge.
Double-deck aircraftWide-body aircraftBusiness jetAircraft







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