Tourism Administration & Management Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Tourism Administration & Management Quiz Set 39

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : Culture is the basic determinant of a consumer’s wants and behaviour, which compresses the values, perceptions, wants and behaviours that the consumer learns continuously in a society.

Reason (R) : Marketers continuously identify cultural shifts in order to devise new products and services that find a receptive market. In the context of above two statements which one of the following is correct :

1 Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is a correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not correct explanation of (A).
2 Read the following statements and choose the correct answer from the codes given below :

Assertion (A) : Destination, Industry and Government, all have an impact on the extent to which tourism promotes broader socio-economic goals.

Reason (R) : No single industry such as tourism can have the responsibility for overall development and that it can only play a smaller role in a larger development scheme.

Codes :
1 (A) is true but (R) is false.
2 (A) is false but (R) is true.
3 Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
4 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 Assertion (A) : Extraction of most renewable resources cannot be maintained over long term if limits are not placed on their utilization leading to an interest in sustained yields.

Reason (R) : It is not often necessary to place limits on production yields to allow time for the resource base to sufficiently regenerate.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:(A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 Assertion (A) : According to Fiedler Model of leadership, a manager who is disliked may be less able to lead informally and would have to rely on directives to accomplish group tasks.

Reason (R) : The quality of leader-member relationship is the most important influence on the manager’s power and effectiveness. In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation (A).
3 (A) is false, but (R) is true.
4 (A) is true, but (R) is false.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation (A).
5 Assertion (A) : Tossing of a coin results in two outcomes Head (H) and Tail (T).

Reason (R) : Tossing of a coin is an example of random experiment. In the context of above statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Both (i) and (ii) are correct.
2 (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
3 (A) is in correct but (R) is incorrect.
4 Both (i) and (iv) are correct.

Answer:(A) is in correct but (R) is correct.
6 Consider the following two statements :

Assertion (A) : Payment of dividends on preference capital is not legally binding upon a firm.

Reason (R) : Failure to pay dividends on preference capital does not damage firm’s credit standing.

In the context of above statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Both the statements are correct.
2 Both the statements are incorrect.
3 Assertion (A) is correct but Reason (R) is incorrect.
4 Both the Statements are correct but Reason (R) is not the correct explanation of Assertion (A).

Answer:Assertion (A) is correct but Reason (R) is incorrect.
7 Assertion (A) : An ordinal scale allows to determine whether an object has more or less of a characteristic than some other object, but not how much more or less.

Reasoning (R) : An ordinal scale indicates absolute position and the magnitude of the differences between the objects.

1 Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false but (R) is true

Answer:(A) is true but (R) is false.
8 Assertion (A) : Ethnic groups strive to maintain subjectivity over their interactions with tourists.

Reason (R) : Ethnic tourism generates reconstructed senses of identity, place and tradition among local groups, leading to creative new expressions in art, and helping local groups resist long standing attitudes of discrimination among the dominant population. In the context of the above statements, which of the following is correct :

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true and (R) is false.
4 (A) is false and (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
9 Assertion (A) : A hospitality company must differentiate its products/services from those of competitors.

Reason (R) : Differentiation can occur by physical attributes, service, personnel, location or image. In the light of the above statements which one of the following code is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
10 Assertion (A) : The dilution of the sacred character of the magic of Dogon country witnessed the miserable condition of many local people losing their livelihood from tourism.

Reason (R) : The Mali government’s campaign to reinstate tourism as a pillar of national GDP stands as a barrier to preserve the cultural diversity of Mali.

In the light of the above statements which one of the following code is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer:Both (A) and (R) true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
11 Assertion (A) : Tourism often stimulates measures to protect or conserve nature, but at the same time presents a significant environmental risk, especially because of its demands on the natural environment.

Reason (R) : Tourism provides an economic impetus for conservation of the environment because protected areas are major attractions for domestic and international tourists. In the context of the above statements which of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true and (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
12 Assertion (A) : Type II error occurs when, based on the sample results, the null hypothesis is not rejected when it is in fact false.

Reason (R) : The proportion of customers preferring the new service plan is less than or equal to 0.40 when in fact, it is greater than 0.40. In the context of two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
13 In the questions given below there are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as the Reason (R) :

Assertion (A) : The longest-living lakes (Lake tourism resources) on earth are related to tectonic processes.

Reason (R) : A tectonic uplift of a mountain range can create depressions that accumulate water and form lakes.

1 Both (A) and (R) true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
2 Both (A) and (R) true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
14 Assertion (A) : Travel agents are now reinventing themselves as consultants.

Reason (R) : The development of technology has automated many functions of travel agent.

In the light of above which one of the following code is correct :

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct.
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:Both (A) and (R) are correct.
15 Assertion (A) : The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) is an apex body of tour operators in India.

Reason (R) : On the basis of annual turnover of tour operators IATO divides tour operators into different categories.

In the light of above which one of the following code is correct :

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true.
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false.
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true.

Answer:(A) is true, but (R) is false.

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