Tourism Administration & Management Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Tourism Administration & Management Quiz Set 5

Questions
1 Deductive procedure for research involves the following stages. Arrange the stages in their logical sequence. Use code given below :

a.The researcher tests a theory.

b.Concepts and variables are operationalized.

c.An instrument is used to measure the variation in the theory.

d.Hypothesis or research questions are derived from the theory.

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

Answer: (a), (d), (b), (c), (e)
2 Which of the following statements are correct ?

a.‘Central Limits Theorem’ describes the characteristics of sample means.

b.In case of large randomly selected samples, the sampling distribution of sample means is assumed to be normal.

c.Parametric tests are based on the assumption that the variables described are expressed in nominal or ordinal scales of measurement.

d.When the size of the sample is small, the t-distribution lies under the normal curve but the tails of the curve are lower than the corresponding parts of the normal curve.

Code :
1 Both (a) and (b) are correct.
2 Both (b) and (c) are correct.
3 Both (a) and (c) are correct.
4 Both (a) and (d) are correct.

Answer: Both (a) and (b) are correct.
3 The steps involved in the process of content analysis include :

a.Contingency Analysis

b.Constructing content analysis outline

c.Specifying variables and categories

d.Frequency, direction and intensity of units

e.Sampling of units

1 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e)
2 (b), (c), (d), (a), (e)
3 (c), (d), (e), (b), (a)
4 (c), (d), (a), (e), (b)

Answer:(c), (d), (a), (e), (b)
4 Following are various stages of conflict process. Arrange the stages in a logical sequence using the code that follows the stages :

a.Potential opposition or incompatibility

b.Intentions

c.Cognition and personalization

d.Outcomes

e.Behavior

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

Answer:(a), (c), (b), (e), (d)
5 Assertion (A) : Ethics and laws never coincide.

Reason (R) : We cannot count on law to keep people ethical In the context of the two statements which of the following is correct ?

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

Answer:(A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
6 In addition to various leadership tracts, which of the following identifiable practices are common toleaders ?

(a)Challenge the process

(b)Inspire a shared vision

(c)Act alone

(d)Model the waySelect the correct answer in accordance with the code provided.

1 (a), (b) and (c) are correct.
2 (a), (b) and (d) are correct.
3 (b), (c) and (d) are correct.
4 (a), (c) and (d) are correct.

Answer:(a), (b) and (d) are correct.
7

Assertion (A) : In a global hospitality corporation, managers of foreign office tend to be controlled less directly by the home office.

Reason (R) : The distance keeps managers from being able to observe work directly. In the context of above statements, which one of the following is correct ?

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

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true, and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
8 Which one of the following is not a barrier to effective Interpersonal Communication ?
1 Perception
2 Ambiguity
3 Semantics
4 Motivation

Answer:Motivation
9 Assertion (A) : Property Management System (PMS) is a computer based lodging informationsystem that relates toboth the front-end and back -office activities.

Reason (R) :Property Management Systems are used to help complete many tasks within a short period of time. In the context of above statements, which one of the following is correct ?

1 Hotel corporation of India, India Tourism Transport undertaking, India Tourism Promotion Bureau
2 true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
3 (A) is false but (R) is true.
4 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

AnswerBoth (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
10 Following are the stages usually followed in the performance appraisal process. Arrange the stages in a logical sequence using the code that follows the stages :

(a)Job Description

(b)Performance standards setting

(c)Job specification

(d)Performance appraisal

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

Answer: (a), (c), (b), (d)
11 The Airport code of Aurangabad is membership of IATO ?
1 A V R
2 A G D
3 I X U
4 A X U

Answer: I X U
12 Which of the following statements are correct ?

a.Oper ating leverage exits if there are funds bearing fixed financial payments.

b.If Financial Break Even Point is less than EBIT, EPS will decrease.

c.According to Modigliani Miller Approach weighted average cost of capital of a firm is of its capital structure.

d.According to Walter’s dividend model, the optimum dividend payout ratio can be either zeroor 100.

Code :
1 Both (a) and (b) are correct.
2 Both (c) and (d) are correct.
3 Both (b) and (c) are correct.
4 Both (a) and (d) are correct.

Answer:Both (b) and (c) are correct.
13 Assertion (A) : Business risk is independent of capital structure.

Reason (R) :Operating profitability is not influenced by the sources from which funds are raised.

In the context of these statements, which of the following is correct ?
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct.
2 Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
3 (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
4 (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are correct.
14 Which one is the right method of conferred with the ‘Padamshri’ in the calculating the local GMT time year 1990 ? difference ?
1 Arrival time – departure time
2 Standard time – GMT surplus time
3 Local time – GMT time
4 Local time difference – GMT time

Answer: Local time – GMT time
15 Under the head ‘Current assets’ of a tourism firm the following items are disclosed :

(a)Interest accrued on investment

(b)Loose tools

(c)Sundry debtors

(d)Work in progress

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

Answer: (a), (f), (b), (e), (d), (c)

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