Tourism Administration & Management Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Tourism Administration & Management Quiz Set 40

Questions
1 Assertion (A) : The cold deserts of the Himalayas could soon be dotted with the bright red berries of the sea buck thorn plants popularly known as Leh berries.

Reason (R) : The plant has an extensive root system which can fix atmospheric nitrogen, making it ideal for controlling soil erosion and preventing desertification. From the codes given below choose the correct answer.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
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
2 Assertion (A) : The symmetric Lambda does not make an assumption about which variable is dependent.

Reason (R) : It measures the overall improvement when prediction is not in both directions. In the context of two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

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:(A) is true but (R) is false.
3 Assertion (A) : Ethical attitude helps the top management to make better decisions that are in the interest of the public, their own employees and the company’s own long-term well being.

Reason (R) : Respect for business ethics will force the top management to take various aspects i.e. economic, social and ethical in making decisions. From the following choose the correct answer.

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:Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
4 Assertion (A) : The success of the internal-marketing concept depends on the top management.

Reason (R) : Lower level employees cannot be expected to be customer conscious if the senior management does not display the same focus. In the context of the two statements which one of the following code is correct ?

Codes :
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) : Cost reduction in investment decisions are subject to less uncertainty in comparison to the revenue-affecting investment.

Reason (R) : A firm has a better ‘feel’ for potential cost savings as it can examine past production and cost data. In the context of the two statements which one of the following code is correct ?

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
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:Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
6 Assertion (A) : Incentive travel is a popular concept in the corporate sector.

Reason (R) :Incentive travel encourages employees to travel alone or with family.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
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:Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
7 Assertion (A) : A group of British Tourists visits Rishikesh for a duration of fifteen days to participate in a yoga and meditation camp organized by an Aashram.

Reason (R) : Their travel shall be considered to be influenced by a combination of cultural and physical motivators.

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:Both (A) and (R) are true, (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
8 Assertion (A) : A hypothesis test procedure, that utilizes the “Z” distribution, is used when the sample size is larger than 30 and the standard deviation is unknown.

Reason (R) : The “Z” test is used when the mean values of population are not normally distributed.

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

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:(A) is true and (R) is false.
9 Assertion (A) : A scale that allows a respondent to express relative magnitude between the answers to a question.

Reason (R) : The researcher can rank-order the new responses into a hierarchial pattern. In the context of two statements, which one of the following is correct ?

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, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
10 Assertion (A) : MBO is an effective way of planning and organising the work in a tourism enterprise.

Reason (R) : Subordinates participate in setting the objectives.

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

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) are true, but (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
11 Assertion (A) : According to theory ‘X’, all employees dislike work and must be coerced, controlled or threatened to make them work.

Reason (R) : Theory ‘X’ makes an assumption about the basic human nature which is relevant to the employees also

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) : The “cleanest village of Asia” is Mawlymong in Meghalaya, giving a message to the rest of the country to emulate the concern and responsibility of the villagers to maintain cleanliness and hygiene. The village has a must-see destination rather than an attraction for tourists.

Reason (R) :The purpose of maintaining cleanliness of Mawlymong village is for the promotion of community-based tourism.

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 not the correct explanation of (A)
13 Assertion (A) : Local youths are lured toward drugs due to the availability of poppy and other species in the Kullu Valley-known as Valley of White Husbands. The easy availability of drugs has spoiled many youths and affected the tourism in the valley to a great extent.

Reason (R) :Tourism is a bane rather than a boon for the youths in the valley.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) true
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
14 Assertion (A) : Responsible tourism is about providing better holiday experiences for guests and good business opportunities to enjoy better quality of life through increased socio-economic benefits and improved natural resource management.

Reason (R) : Principles of Responsible Tourism can only be applicable to low-impact tourism. In the context of two statements, which one of the following 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:(A) is true, but (R) is false
15 Assertion (A) : The term Tourist attractions cover appealing physical, biological and cultural features and events those appear to citizens, new residence, visitors, travellers, various businesses and investors.

Reason (R) :The residents love their hometown but to the travellers it may or may not be worthy as attractions. However, it may prove attractive to small companies and labour force.

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: Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

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