Growth in Tourism test

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a test on growth in tourism?

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Question 1

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Which of the following are reasons why tourism numbers have increased?
Answer
  • People have a larger disposable income.
  • Global warming has made hot countries hotter so people visit them more
  • Companies/workplaces give longer paid holidays
  • Travel is now cheaper
  • People have decided that holidays are better than they were before
  • Holiday providers have now used the internet to advertise their products.

Question 2

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Areas are becoming more popular in tourism because of improvements in transport.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Countries such as the Middle East and Africa have gotten better at marketing themselves, and so have attracted more visitors.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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Many countries have invested in infra[blank_start]structure[blank_end] for tourism (eg. better hotels) to make them [blank_start]more[blank_end] attractive to visitors.
Answer
  • structure
  • more

Question 5

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People are attracted to [blank_start]cities[blank_end] by the culture, [blank_start]entertainment[blank_end] and [blank_start]shopping[blank_end]. Popular destinations include [blank_start]London[blank_end], Paris, New York and Rome.
Answer
  • cities
  • mountains
  • coasts
  • entertainment
  • shopping
  • London
  • the Himalayas
  • the Alps
  • people
  • pubs
  • different TV shows
  • cheap healthcare

Question 6

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People are attracted to mountain areas because of...
Answer
  • The scenery
  • activities like walking, climbing and skiing
  • giant snowball fights
  • To cause giant landslides by clapping

Question 7

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The Alps, Himalayas, Rockies and Dolomites are all popular tourist destinations for mountain areas.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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One of the main reasons why people are attracted to coastal areas is because they'd like a tan.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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People are attracted to coastal areas by...
Answer
  • Beaches
  • The idea of getting a tan
  • Activities like snorkelling, swimming, fishing and water skiing
  • Building sand castles

Question 10

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Which of the following are popular tourist destinations for Coastal Areas?
Answer
  • Thailand
  • England
  • Germany
  • The Caribbean
  • Spain
  • America

Question 11

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[blank_start]Tourism[blank_end] is important to the [blank_start]economies[blank_end] of many countries. It creates [blank_start]jobs[blank_end] for local people, which helps the economy grow. It also increased the income of other businesses that supply the tourism industry, such as [blank_start]farmers[blank_end] who supply hotels with [blank_start]food[blank_end].
Answer
  • Tourism
  • Beaches
  • economies
  • people
  • politicians
  • jobs
  • holidays
  • farmers
  • vans
  • food
  • visitors

Question 12

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Tourism is important to the economies of both rich and poor parts of the [blank_start]world[blank_end] - for example, tourism in France generated 35 Billion Euros in 2006 and created 2 million [blank_start]jobs[blank_end]. Poorer countries tend to be more dependant on the tourism industry than the richer ones, eg. tourism contributes to [blank_start]3%[blank_end] of the UK's GNP, but in Kenya, it's [blank_start]15%[blank_end] of the GNP.
Answer
  • world
  • countries
  • jobs
  • buildings
  • establishments
  • 15%
  • 3%
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