Tourism Administration & Management Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Tourism Administration & Management Quiz Set 23

Questions
1 The term ‘Economies of Scale” refers to :
1 a firm’s ability to reduce the cost of producing one unit of goods or services
2 a firms’s ability to reduce the cost of producing one unit of goods or services when the volume of production decreases or increases
3 a firm’s ability to maximise the cost of production when more units of goods or services
4 a firm’s ability to reduce the cost of producing one unit of goods or services as the volume of production increases

Answer: a firm’s ability to reduce the cost of producing one unit of goods or services as the volume of production increases
2 The demand for travel to a particular destination is a function of :
1 The person’s ability to travel and the level of attraction of the link between host and guest destination areas
2 The person’s propensity to travel and the reciprocity of the link between origin and destination areas
3 The person’s induced demand and the corresponding supply at the destination region
4 The person’s arousing of interest and suitable destination attributes

Answer:The person’s propensity to travel and the reciprocity of the link between origin and destination areas
3 Which one of the following is a correct method for carrying out exploratory research ?
1 Surveys
2 Case studies
3 Experiments
4 Structured design

Answer: Case studies
4 Which one of the following cities is the location of Headquarters of “Amadeus” ?
1 Newyork
2 Madrid
3 Texas
4 Singapore

Answer:Madrid
5 International Air Transport Association (IATA) membership consists of which of the following ?
1 National Tourism Organizations
2 CEOs of Airlines
3 Commercial wings of tourism departments
4 Scheduled airlines

Answer:Scheduled airlines
6 The term “Economies of Scope” refers to the ability to join resources and produce :
1 One distinct product or service from the same company
2 Two or more distinct products or services from the same company compared to providing them from two different companies
3 Two or more distinct products or services from two different companies
4 None of the above

Answer: Two or more distinct products or services from the same company compared to providing them from two different companies
7 One of the following is not the typology of tourists classified by Cohen in 1972 :
1 Homebodies
2 Organized mass tourists
3 Individual mass tourists
4 Drifters

Answer:Homebodies
8 The first passenger ship that took the passengers from the Great Britain to the United States in the year 1838 was :
1 Sirus
2 Titanic
3 Great Western
4 Victoria

Answer:Great Western
9 The process of denying boarding to airline passengers with confirmed reservations due to overbooking or overselling of flight is termed as :
1 Cancellation
2 Bumped
3 Deferred booking
4 Denial

Answer:Bumped
10 Which airlines introduced commission cap and put a ceiling on payments to travel agents for domestic tickets in the year 1996 ?
1 Delta Airlines
2 British Airways
3 Lufthansa Airways
4 Swiss Airlines

Answer:Delta Airlines
11 In which year the first scheduled railway service was inaugurated in Europe ?
1 1820
2 1825
3 1830
4 1835

Answer:1825
12 International Union of Official Travel Organisation (IUOTO) established in 1947 was transformed into an intergovernmental technical body on 2, January 1975, as :
1 UNDP
2 UNWTO
3 TERN
4 NTA

Answer:UNWTO
13 Which one of the airlines is the first carrier to accept online bookings and take payment through a website on the internet ?
1 Delta Airlines
2 American Airlines
3 Alaska Airlines
4 Singapore Airlines

Answer:Alaska Airlines
14 IATA divides the world into three areas on the basis of Fare Construction. They are commonly known as Traffic Conference (TC) area 1, 2 and 3. The TC-1 comprises :
1 Europe, Africa and Islands adjacent there to
2 North and South America and Islands adjacent there to
3 Asia and Islands adjacent there to
4 Islands of pacific ocean except those included in TC-1

Answer: North and South America and Islands adjacent there to
15 A round trip that allows the passenger to utilize different points of origin or departure is called :
1 Round Trip
2 Circle Trip
3 Open -Jaw
4 Multiple Trip

Answer: Open -Jaw

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