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Multiple Choice Questions with Answers

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Tourism questions and answers

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1.Recreation is engaged upon during

a. Leisure Time
b. Work Time
c. Committed Time
d. Sleep Time

2.TSA stands for

a. Tourism Satellite Account
b. Tourism Satellite Access
c. Travel Satellite Account
d. Tourism Service Account

3.Leiper Tourism System is made up of how many components

a. Three
b. One
c. Two
d. Four

4.Tourist flows can be explained by

a. Gravity Model
b. Nuclear Model
c. Nuclear Theory
d. Physics Model

5.Domestic tourism embraces those travelling

a. Within their own country
b. Outside their own country
c. To overseas islands
d. On overseas cruises

6.Common interest tourism includes

a. Visiting friends and relatives
b. Business Tourism
c. Leisure Tourism
d. Conference Tourism
7.Long haul tourism is journeys of more than
a. 3000 Kilometres
b. 500 Kilometres
c. 1000 Kilometres
d. 2000 Kilometres

8.What concepts need to be considered when studying the geography of travel and
a. All of the Above
b. Spatial Scale
c. The geographical components of the tourism system
d. Spatial interaction between the components of the tourism system

9.The routes travelled between the generating areas and tourist destinations are known
as, what?
a. Transit routes
b. Tourist routes
c. Travel routes
d. Geography Routes

10.What type of statistics calculates the number of tourists visiting a destination in a

given time?
a. Volume statistics
b. Statistics of tourist characteristics
c. Expenditure statistics
d. Resource statistics

11.. The global code of ethics for tourism was drawn up by

a. World Tourism Organization
b. World Trade Organization
c. World Travel Organization
d. World Travel and Tourism Council

12. Deferred Demand is demand unfulfilled because of a

a. Problem in the supply environment
b. Problem with the individual
c. Illness
d. Poverty

13. Travel propensity is a measure of

a. The percentage of a population engaging in tourism
b. The ratio of day trips to overnight visits
c. Tourism market share of a country
d. Frequency of travel of a population

14. The majority of international tourism is generated by countries of which of

economic development
a. High Mass Consumption
b. Take off
c. Drive to maturity
d. Traditional society

15. Baby Boomers belong to which phase of the demographic transition

a. Low Stationary Phase
b. High Stationary Phase
c. Early Expanding Phase
d. Late Expanding Phase

16.. The most useful discriminator of income to participate in tourism is

a. Discretionary income
b. Gross Income
c. Disposable Income
d. Tax Income

17.. Wanderlust is
a. Curiosity to experience destinations
b. Desire for sunshine
c. Desire for rest
d. Desire for a better climate

18. The 2005 Indian Ocean tsunami creates which type of tourism demand
a. Deferred
b. Suppressed
c. Effective
d. No

19.. The two personal factors that influence travel propensity are
a. Lifestyle and life-cycle
b. Income and employment
c. Age and domestic circumstances
d. Holiday entitlement and mobility

20. Potential demand demonstrates

a. Considerable inequalities of access to tourism
b. Equal access to tourism
c. Barriers to travel based upon the supply environment
d. Frequent travel by the population

21. Multiple use of resources means

a. Managing varied users
b. Managing a single users
c. Strategic planning
d. Conflict among
22. Planning for tourism ensures
a. Benefits will flow to a destination
b. Negative impacts will increase
c. Conflict between residents and tourists will increase
d. Tourism will be disadvantaged

23. Social Carrying Capacity is

a. A measure of the host community to tolerate tourism
b. A measure of the environment to tolerate tourism
c. A measure of the tourist to tolerate other tourists
d. A measure of the economic benefit of tourism

24.. The percentage of the earth surface covered by mountains and hill lands is
a. 75%
b. 25%
c. 50%
d. 66%

25. UNESCO is
a. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
b. United Nations Environment, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
c. United Nations Educational, Social, and Cultural Organization
d. United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Civic Organization

26.. The following is a type of tourist attraction

a. Purpose built
b. Carrying Capacity
c. Infrastructure
d. Accommodation

27. Reproducible Attractions

a. Can be replaced
b. Cannot be replaced
c. The resource is paramount
d. Are always remote

28. The first stage of the tourist area lifecycle is

a. Exploration
b. Involvement
c. Development
d. Consolidation

29. In terms of sustainable tourism development, best practice dissemination aims to

a. Educate and communicate examples of best practice in sustainable tourism
throughout the industry
b. License businesses that operate in environmentally sensitive areas
c. Provide the industry with practical measures
d. Inspect and certify businesses on the basis of sustainable practices

30. Ideally, tourism planning is characterised by

a. All of the above
b. A holistic approach
c. A basis in sound research
d. The involvement of the local community

31. Which of the following strongly influence climate?

a. Latitude
b. Longitude
c. Tides
d. Coastlines

32. Effective temperature includes

a. Humidity
b. Precipitation
c. Wind
d. Sunlight

33. Sunburn is caused by

a. UVB Rays
b. UVA Rays
c. BUV Rays
d. UBV Rays

34.. Dublin is in which climate zone

a. Cool Temperate
b. Hot Dry
c. Cold Damp
d. Cold Dry

35.. Alice Springs is in which climate zone

a. Hot Dry
b. Cool Temperate
c. Cold Dry
d. Warm

36. Wind chill is

a. A measure of wind and temperature
b. A measure of rain and temperature
c. A measure of sun and temperature
d. A measure of humidity and temperature

37.. Which type of snow is favoured by skiers

a. Powder
b. Packed
c. Tundra
d. Wet
38. The ‘greenhouse effect’
a. Prevents excessive radiation of heat from the earth’s surface back into space
b. Allows excessive radiation of heat from the earth’s surface back into space
c. Prevents excessive radiation of heat from space into earth’s atmosphere
d. Keeps the earth’s temperature at a constant

39.. What type of climate do the heartlands of Eurasia and North America experience?
a. A Continental climate
b. A Maritime Climate
c. An Arctic Climate
d. A Subtropical Climate

40.. Relative humidity is a measure of

a. The moisture content of the air
b. Rainfall
c. Air movement
d. Temperature

41.. Complementarity means

a. Places differ from each other
b. Places are the same as each other
c. Places are an exact distance apart
d. Places on the same line of latitude

42. The Way refers to

a. The medium of travel used by transport modes
b. The Carrying Unit
c. Motive Power
d. The Terminal

43.. Fixed transport costs are

a. Inescapable
b. Escapable
c. Related to the transport operation
d. Related to the number of passengers

44. Environmental costs of transport are paid for by

a. The community
b. The transport Operator
c. The transport passenger
d. International transport organisations

45.. Transport links and nodes create

a. Networks
b. Transport modes
c. The Way
d. Intervening Opportunities
46.. Freedoms of the air are
a. International agreements
b. Safety Agreements
c. De-regulation agreements
d. Time zones

47. Fly Cruising refers to

a. A combined air and sea trip
b. A combined air and land
c. A combined air and coach
d. High altitude aircraft

48.. An RV is a
a. Recreational vehicle
b. Road vehicle
c. Recreational van
d. Recreational Vesper

49.. What is an example of a carrying unit?

a. Aeroplane
b. Terminal
c. Road
d. Landing Stage

50. The link between load factor and pricing is illustrated by

a. The marginal cost principle
b. The minimal cost principle
c. The maximum cost principle
d. The differential cost principle

51. Grey Tourism is tourism by

a. Senior Citizens
b. Snow Birds
c. Eco Tourists
d. Cultural Tourists

52. When visitors are financial supporters of a destination it is known as

a. Visitor Payback
b. Visitor Pay check
c. Visitor Throwback
d. Visitor Repeat

53.. VR stands for

a. Virtual Reality
b. Visitor Reality
c. Visitor Recreation
d. Viable Reality
54. VTOL stands for
a. Vertical take off and landing aircraft
b. Vertical take off and landing arrival
c. Visitor take off and landing arrival
d. Vertical take off and loading aircraft

55.. The X prize is related to which type of tourism

a. Space Tourism
b. Eco Tourism
c. Food and Wine Tourism
d. Cultural Tourism

56. Traditional Beach tourism with added attractions is known as

a. Beach Plus
b. Added Beach
c. Plus Beach
d. Beach Added

57.. GATS stands for

a. General Agreement on Trade and Services
b. Global Agreement on Trade and Services
c. General Agreement on Tourism and Services
d. Global Agreement on Tourism and Services

58. Leaving a destination in a better condition than you found it is known as

a. Enhancive Sustainability
b. Sustainable Tourism
c. Eco Tourism
d. Clean Up Tourism

59. Since 9/11 the tourism sector has recognised the imperative to develop
a. Crisis management response strategies
b. Eco Tourism
c. Virtual tourism
d. No response

60. What long-term factors will affect demand for tourism

a. All of the above
b. The amount of leisure and holiday time available
c. Economic performance of the main generating countries
d. Demographic change

61. What percentage of international tourism is accounted for by Europe?

a. More than 50%
b. More than 60%
c. More than 70%
d. More than 75%

62. Which Sea attracts over 160 million tourists a year?

a. Mediterranean
b. Baltic
c. Black
d. Caspian

63. In which part of Europe are the Kjolen Mountains?

a. Scandinavia
b. Iberian Peninsula
c. Eastern Europe
d. U.K.

64. In which country is the Port Aventura theme park?

a. Spain
b. Portugal
c. France
d. Italy

65. E. Routes are

a. Pan-European Highways
b. Pan-European railways
c. Distribution Systems
d. European Canals

66. Which mountain range extends from the Bay of Biscay east to the Mediterranean
a. The Pyrenees
b. The Alps
c. The Carpathians
d. The Caucasus

67. Which organization has been most active in the search for a common European
a. The Council of Europe
b. The Committee of Europe
c. The Department of Europe
d. The Association of Europe

68. The region of pronounced concentration of industrial wealth in Europe stretches

a. Birmingham and Milan
b. Manchester and Paris
c. London and Berlin
d. Birmingham and Budapest
69. Which region of Europe takes the largest share of international tourism?
a. Western Europe
b. Southern Europe
c. Eastern Europe
d. Northern Europe
70. What is affecting the traditional flow of tourists from the northern industrial areas
to the south?
a. All of the above
b. Pollution
c. New destinations opening up in Eastern Europe
d. Popularity of long haul destinations

71. In England and Wales coastal scenery is protected by

a. Heritage Coasts
b. Historic Coasts
c. Highland Coasts
d. Heritage Cliffs

72. Which of the following is NOT a national park?

a. South Downs
b. Exmoor
c. Snowdonia
d. Dartmoor

73. Inbound tourism to the U.K. is strongly influenced by

a. Exchange Rates
b. Employment
c. Language
d. Environment
74. Length of stay of British domestic tourism is
a. Shortening
b. Lengthening
c. Staying the Same
d. Lengthening Considerably

75. The most popular region for British overseas travel is

a. Europe
b. U.S
c. Asia
d. Africa

76. The Channel Tunnel opened in

a. 1994
b. 1993
c. 1995
d. 1992

77. What percentage of British accommodation is located at the coast?

a. Two fifths
b. Half
c. Three fifths
d. A Third

78. The Marketing Agency for tourism is Britain is

a. VisitBritain
b. VisitUK
c. VisitEngland
d. VisitBritishIsles

79. Over 80% of visitors to Britain arrive into which city?

a. London
b. Manchester
c. Glasgow
d. Birmingham

80. How many Regional Tourist Boards are there in Britain?

a. Ten
b. Five
c. Fifteen
d. Twenty

81. Which of the following is not a London Airport?

a. Southampton
b. Heathrow
c. Gatwick
d. Stansted

82. Which Georgian city has UNESCO designation?

a. Bath
b. Wigan
c. Winchester
d. Chichester

83. Over 2000 powered boats can be hired in the

a. Norfolk Broads
b. Wash
c. Lake District
d. British canals

84. The Ironbridge Museum complex is in which English region

a. The Midlands
b. The North
c. The South West
d. The South East

85. In the Lake District, fells refers

a. Low hills
b. High Mountains
c. Cutting Down trees
d. Fences

86. The Golden Mile is found in which seaside resort

a. Blackpool
b. Scarborough
c. Morecambe
d. Bournemouth

87. St. Heller is the capital of which offshore island

a. Jersey
b. Guernsey
c. Alderney
d. Sark

88. Which Northern city hosts The Deep?

a. Hull
b. Newcastle
c. Liverpool
d. Grimsby

89. Which West Midlands town draws in international and domestic tourists due to its
literary heritage and links to Shakespeare?
a. Stratford-on-Avon
b. Birmingham
c. Cheltenham
d. Worcester

90. How many islands make up the Isles of Scilly?

a. 200
b. 100
c. 50
d. 150

91. Which agency administers tourism in Scotland?

a. VisitScotland
b. VisitHighlands
c. Enteprise Scotland
d. ScotVis

92. The Burns Trail is found in which Scottish town

a. Dumfries
b. Edinburgh
c. Glasgow
d. Inverness

93. Which Scottish city was the 1990 city of culture?

a. Glasgow
e. Dumfries
b. Edinburgh
c. Inverness
94. Winter Sports in Scotland are focussed on
a. Cairngorm Mountain
b. Loch Lomond
c. The Southern Uplands
d. The Central Lowlands

95. Tourism in Wales is administered by

a. The Wales Tourist Board
b. The Welsh Tourist Board
c. The Wales Tourist Agency
d. Enterprise Wales

96. In which Welsh town in the Millennium Stadium?

a. Cardiff
b. Swansea
c. Caernarvon
d. Llandudno

97. Skomer is known for its

a. Bird Reserve
b. Abbey
c. Castle
d. Cuisine

98. Ronaldsway is the airport for which offshore island?

a. The Isle of Man
b. Jersey
c. Guernsey
d. Isle of Wight

99. What is the Isle of Man’s major seaport?

a. Douglas
b. Castletown
c. Cowes
d. St Peter Port

100. Which North Wales town pioneered all-weather tourism?

a. Rhyl
b. Colwyn Bay
c. Llandudno
d. Caernarfon