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Tourism Administration & Management Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Tourism Administration & Management Quiz Set 26

1 Until the early 19th century, the Grand Tour, staying in spas and visiting coastal resorts were, in an embryonic stage, the first manifestations of tourism as we know it today, what did they have in common ? All three were :
1 Undertaken for health and medicinal reasons
2 Popular among all age groups
3 Confined to a small fraction of the population
4 In evidence throughout the world

Answer: Confined to a small fraction of the population
2 In __________ consumers may share a strong need that cannot be satisfied by an existing product.
1 negative demand
2 latent demand
3 declining demand
4 irregular demand

Answer:latent demand
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3 Which among the following is not a basic step in the control process ?
1 Establish standards and methods for measuring performance
2 Measure performance
3 Determining whether the performance matches the standard
4 Planning

4 Best Prototype of Qutub Minar in World is :
1 Minar-e Jam
2 Minar-e Azam
3 Minar-e Aman
4 Minar-E Gaur

Answer:Minar-e Jam
5 Who first defined the concept of Ecotourism in early 1980’s ?
1 R.W. Butler
2 Edward Inskeep
3 Ceballos - Lascurain
4 E. Cohen

Answer:Ceballos - Lascurain
6 In India the power to issue permit to foreigners for visiting Restricted and Protected Areas vests with the :
1 Ministry of Home Affairs
2 Ministry of Tourism
3 Ministry of External Affairs
4 Ministry of Defence

Answer: Ministry of Home Affairs
7 Which organisation was formed in 1951 by a group of twelve leading travel agents to regulate the travel industry in India ?
1 IATO - Indian Association of Tour Operators
2 TAAI - Travel Agents Association of India
3 FHRAI - Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India
4 TAFI - Travel Agents Federation of India

Answer: TAAI - Travel Agents Association of India
8 Which statement is true for Enclave tourism ?
1 Resorts concentrated in remote areas in which the types of facilities and their physical location fail to take into consideration the needs and wishes of surrounding communities.
2 Local businesses often see their chances to earn income from tourists severely reduced by the creation of “all-inclusive” vacation packages.
3 When tourists remain for their entire stay at the same cruise ship or resort, which provides everything they need and where they will make all their expenditures, not much opportunity is left for local people to profit from tourism.
4 All of the above

Answer:All of the above
9 Macro-economics :
1 is concerned with large scale phenomena such as national incomes and outputs
2 is concerned with small-scale phenomena such as one large company’s incomes and outputs
3 is concerned with tourism at a regional level
4 is another term for the study of labour costs in a specific country or industry

Answer:is concerned with large scale phenomena such as national incomes and outputs
10 WMF stands for :
1 World Museums Fund
2 World Monuments Fund
3 World Music Fund
4 World Manuscripts Fund

Answer:World Monuments Fund
11 Indian Govt. through its, ‘Incredible India’, has launched a rural promotional campaign. Under this promotional campaign, Fort Jadhavgarh situated near Pune has been renovated and taken over by :
1 Tata Group of Hotels
2 Kamat Group of Hotels
3 Oberoi Group of Hotels
4 Ashoka Group of Hotels

Answer: Kamat Group of Hotels
12 Railway companies in the 19th century, as well as airlines in the 20th century, built and owned hotels mainly in order to :
1 Diversify their respective business
2 Invest surplus profits
3 Provide accommodation for crews
4 Safeguard their passenger traffic

Answer:Safeguard their passenger traffic
13 When were economy class air fares introduced on the North Atlantic ?
1 1947
2 1957
3 1967
4 1968

14 Throughout volcanic areas of the world, one may also encounter geothermal areas. These places are often, but not always, associated with volcanic activity. Hot springs, geysers, mud pools and fumaroles (steam/gas vents) are common features in geothermal areas, and can be scenic and hot springs can be great places to take a dip in. Countries such as Japan and Iceland are especially famous for hot spring baths. Geothermal areas are also an environmentally friendly source of energy, and Iceland takes advantage of this very well. The above mentioned statement is an exact explanation for the destinations of :
1 Adventure Tourism
2 Geotourism
3 Spa-wellness Tourism
4 Geothermal Tourism

Answer: Geothermal Tourism
15 A naturally occurring geographic territory within which wildlife is conserved and protected from hunting, predation or competition, created by government legislation, publicly or privately owned is known as :
1 National park
2 Wildlife refuge
3 Wildlife sanctuary
4 (2) and (3) both

Answer: (2) and (3) both

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