Reading and answers the question:
Niagara Falls, one of the most famous North American natural wonders,1. According to the passage, which best describes Niagara Falls?
has long been a popular tourist destination. Tourists today flock
to see the two falls that actually comprise Niagara Falls: the 53-meter
high Horseshoe Falls on the Canadian side of the Niagara River and
5 the 55-meter high American Falls on the U.S. side of the river. Most
visitors come between April and October, and it is quite a popular
activity to take a steamer out on to the river and right up to the
base of the falls for a close-up view. It is also possible to get
a spectacular view of the falls from the strategic locations along
10 the Niagara River such as Prospect Point or Table Rock, or from one
of the four observation towers which have heights up to 500 feet.
Tourists have been visiting Niagara Falls in large numbers since
the 1800's. Because of concern that the large number of tourists
would destroy the natural beauty of this scenic wonder, the State
15 of New York in 1885 created Niagara Falls Park in order to protect
the land surrounding American Falls. A year later Canada created
Queen Victoria Park on the Canadian side of the Niagara, around Horseshoe
2. The passage implies that tourists prefer
3. What is a "steamer" (line 7)?
4. According to the passage, why was Niagara Park created?
5. What is the major point the author is making in this passage?