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Tourism Administration & Management Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Tourism Administration & Management Quiz Set 1

Questions
1 As per the farman (King’s order) preserved in the Rajasthan State Archives, Bi kaner the haveli or havelis on which TajMahal was constructed belonged to a Rajput noble. It was purchased from a descendent of the noble. From the following identify the noble who owned the haveli
1 Mirza Raja Jai Singh
2 Mota Raja Udai Singh
3 Raja Rai Singh
4 Raja Bir Singh Deo Bundila

Answer: Mirza Raja Jai Singh
2 As per India Tourism Statistics 2017 which one was not the international checkpost for foreign tourist arrivals in India in 2016 ?
1 Delhi
2 Jaipur
3 Goa
4 Haridaspur

Answer: Jaipur
3 The surrogacy (Regulation) Bill , 2016, contain certain salient features. Point out from the below which one is not the salient feature of the bill ?
1 The altruistic ethical surrogacy is for intending infertile couple between the age of 23-50years and 26-55 years for female and malerespectively.
2 The intending couple should not necessarily be legally married and should not necessarily be Indian citizens
3 The intending couple shall not abandon the child born out of a surrogacy procedure under any condition.
4 The child born through surrogacy will have the same rights as are available for the biological child.

Answer:The intending couple should not necessarily be legally married and should not necessarily be Indian citizens.
4 Pakistan’s Chief Justice Saqib Nisar flayed the government for its inability to safeguard one of the Hindu minority’s most revered places of worship. Nisar described that it, be ing a national heritage site, must be protected and directed authority in Punjab province to form a committee to probe the issue. Select the correct name of the sacred place :
1 Katas Raj temple
2 Bhera temple
3 Hinglaj Mata temple
4 Gorakhnath temple

Answer: Katas Raj temple
5 Panna Tiger Reserve is spread over the Panna and Chhatarpur districts. The terrain consists of extensive plateaus and gorges. The plateaus are the part of :
1 Aravelli range
2 Vindhyachal range
3 Himalayan range
4 Karakoram mountain range

Answer: Vindhyachal range
6 The World Heritage Programme that catalogues and conserves sites of outstanding cultural and natural importance is run by :
1 UNICEF
2 UNESCO
3 WHO
4 INTACH

Answer: UNESCO
7 I’timad al - Daula, who was the father of empress Nur Jahan and father - in - law of emperor Jahangir was an Irani noble. His tomb is one of the beautiful monuments. The white marble tomb, about seven meters per side, is magnificently crafted and profused by in laid with semi precious stones. It is situated in the city of :
1 Lahore
2 Kabul
3 Lucknow
4 Agra

Answer: Agra
8 The concept of Charbagh is an Islamic mythological concept and many famous monuments are adorned with Charbagh. The baghs enhance the beauty of tombs and this attracts the tourists in large number. Who is known to have introduced the monuments surrounded by Charbagh ? Identify the king from the following :
1 Timurlung
2 Babur
3 Humayun
4 Akbar

Answer: Babur
9 The term ‘Social tourism’ describes :
1 assisted holidays or vacations for disadvantaged groups in society
2 tourism for proletariats
3 tourism which fosters group activities
4 tourism for bourgeois class

Answer: assisted holidays or vacations for disadvantaged groups in society
10 Arrange the following in order of their recognition as world heritage sites :

(a)Sun Temple, Konark

(b)Great Living Chola Temples

(c)Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka

(d)Mountain Railways of India

Code :
1 (d), (b), (c), (a)
2 (a), (b), (d), (c)
3 (d), (c), (b), (a)
4 (a), (b), (c), (d)

Answer: (a), (b), (d), (c)
11 Who has written the book “urbanisation and family change”?
1 Iravati Karve
2 M.S. Gore
3 Leela Dube
4 I.P. Desai

Answer: M.S. Gore
12 Arrange the following in order of their recognition as world heritage sites : (a)Sun Temple, Konark (b)Great Living Chola Temples (c)Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (d)Mountain Railways of India Code :
1 (1)(d), (b), (c), (a)
2 (2)(a), (b), (d), (c)
3 (3)(d), (c), (b), (a)
4 (4)(a), (b), (c), (d)

Answer: (2)(a), (b), (d), (c)
13 Who said that the social stratification in India is based on ‘purity and pollution’ ?
1 M.N. Srinivas
2 A.R. Desai
3 Louis Dumont
4 Yogendra Singh

Answer: Louis Dumont
14 Assertion (A) : Since the beginning of human history, people have journeyed away from home for a multitude of reasons. The world has undergone many phases of human development including long distance travel.

Reason (R) :Transhumance or the seasonal migration of pastoral peoples with their herds, was an early demonstration of longer distance travel away from the village or family. In the context of the above two statements, which of the following is correct ?

e true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
1 a.Both (A) and (R) ar
2 b.Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 c.(A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 d.(A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer: d.(A) is false, but (R) is true.
15 Thank you for being ‘AWESOMELY UNORDINARY’ has been the tag line of which Indian Origin hotel chain, celebrating its 50 years, for guests, associates and partners in 2017-18 ?
1 (1)The Park Group of Hotels
2 (2)The Oberoi Group of Hotels
3 (3)The Taj Group of Hotels
4 (4)The ITC Welcomegroup of Hotels

Answer: (1)The Park Group of Hotels

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