Tour225 exam practice

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This is a practice of what could be on the TOUR225 final exam. This isn`t the full list of what could be on it.

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Question 1

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What are the Three (3) types of funding for attractions?
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  • Public, Non-Profit, Private
  • Special Interest, For-Profit, General
  • Public Interest, Special Hobby, Interest Hobby.

Question 2

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What is a Natural Attraction?
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  • It is a attraction that is non Man Made what so ever like Niagara Falls.
  • It is a Man Made Attraction like the Calgary Tower.

Question 3

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What is an Cultural Attraction
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  • is the subset of tourism concerned with a country or region's culture. Like native tribes with their culture and way of live.
  • It is just an attraction to make money.

Question 4

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What is an attraction that entertains?
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  • There is a place where there is some form of entertainment like Broadway or the Grand Ole Opry.
  • It is not a tourist trap or somewhere's that seems boring.

Question 5

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What is an Public Attraction?
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  • A public attraction is funded usually by the state (government) like all the historical sites in England like the old catherals.
  • An attraction that the government thinks people want to see.

Question 6

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What is an Non-profit attraction?
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  • The attraction is ran by volunteers and all the money goes into maintenance and similar. For example Wat Pho Temple in Bangkok.
  • A greedy individual that keeps all the money for themselves and not share with anyone else.

Question 7

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What is a constructed Attraction?
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  • It is a man made attraction that lures people in from all around the world. The Eiffel Tower and the Calgary Tower are a few.
  • A piece of building to attract tourists to spend their money on over priced trinkets and terrible customer service.

Question 8

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What is a Historical Museum?
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  • A Museum with historical artifacts and relics of the past such as the Cairo Museum where they have the largest collection of Pharaohs.
  • Where Indiana Jones would love to raid for his own collection

Question 9

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What is a Scientific Museum?
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  • A museum that is dedicated to the scientific advancement with active research and educational in nature. Such museums include the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.
  • Wear science geeks and nerds hang out in doing research, educating one another on boring topics.

Question 10

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What is an Art Museum?
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  • Where some famous painters used their fingers to paint ugly art.
  • An Art Museum is such because it houses art work from many different artists, and periods of time.

Question 11

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What is a Kids Museum?
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  • A glorified baby sitting serve for adults to drop off their kids.
  • A Museum that encourages children to participate in hands on learning experiences, encourage experimentation, creativity and the development of problem solving skills. Provide a safe and stimulating experience to learn, laugh and be with family. is directed Also it is completely towards children and geared towards their learning and development

Question 12

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What is a living History Museum?
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  • You get the opportunity to Participate, explore and learn about the people, events and learn about historical events like the American Revolution.
  • Where people just costume play and have fun on weekends.

Question 13

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What is an UNESCO World Heritage Site?
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  • A place that is saved from bad people making $$$.
  • is a place (such as a building, city, complex, desert, forest, island, lake, monument, or mountain) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance.

Question 14

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What is a zoo?
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  • Where animals are unsafely abused.
  • It fits into the category because it’s a non- Profit organization. Meaning it has admission fees, donations, memberships and grants. It’s also an entertaining attraction.

Question 15

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What is an Aquarium?
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  • A place for marine habitat to be showcased for research and educational purposes and for the public to learn about marine biology.
  • Where fishermen/women go to get their supper.

Question 16

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What is Spectator Sports?
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  • Sports that athletes participate in like FIFA, the Olympics etc where people from all over the world cheer on.
  • Bunch of attractive guys(to the ladies) and ladies playing sports.

Question 17

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What is a theme park?
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  • There is a general theme that overarches the park and there is entertainment and rides that people can enjoy. Universal Studio's and Disneyland/world are a few.
  • The theme of a theme park is to bore people half to death and swindle people out of as much money as possible.

Question 18

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What is an Amusement Park?
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  • For half assed thrills and cheap boring rides.
  • As an amusement park, its main focuses are rides, entertainment and food. It is made to have fun. 6 flags and knotts berry farm is a few examples.

Question 19

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What is a Circus?
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  • Where animals get abused for entertainment purposes,
  • There are two types of circuses; an circus with animals like the shriners circus and Cirque Du Soleil where their main place is in LAS (Las Vegas).

Question 20

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What is a Shopping/Mega Mall?
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  • A money pit where people unload a bunch of money and regret it later.
  • A large building or series of connected buildings containing a variety of retail stores and typically also restaurants. Chinook Center and the Dubai mall are examples.

Question 21

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What is a Shopping/Historical Marketplace?
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  • A really old mall where it has been taking peoples money for more then 100 years.
  • A marketplace that has been around for a long time that can include food, handmade objects like quilts, furniture.

Question 22

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What is live entertainment?
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  • A person who thinks that they are talented goes up and does a horrible sketch in front of a crowd where they get booed off.
  • A pub-like bar where even the servers sing. Or a piano Bar, a Jazz club.

Question 23

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What is a casino?
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  • A place to be suckered out of money.
  • A casino is where you go to gamble on different adult games such as slot machines, poker, Keno, black jack, roulette. Las Vegas is the best example of where a lot of casinos are.

Question 24

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What is Pari-mutuel betting?
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  • Pari-Mutuel betting is the betting and handling of horse races then divided by amount of wagers, less a percentage for management and taxes etc. The Kentucky Derby is the famous horse betting place. Las Vegas is second to that.
  • I got no idea.

Question 25

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Name a few types of accommodations.
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  • Hostels, Motels, Condo/time share. Bed and breakfasts.
  • Homeless Shelter.

Question 26

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What is a Tour operator?
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  • Calgary transit, west jet, Holland America, Horse and buggy.
  • Contiki, Top Deck, Life Before Word, G Adventures, Around the Block

Question 27

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What is a car rental company?
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  • KLM Royal Dutch Carlines.
  • Eurocar, Budget.

Question 28

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What is a event (temp)
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  • A festival, fair, fundraising event that is only for a few days, hours.
  • When a girl can't even.

Question 29

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Adventure tourism and outdoor recreation includes:
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  • National, provincial, state parks, hard and soft adventure, ecotourism.
  • Where people become active and get lost, where bears eat them.

Question 30

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What is a Consolidator
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  • a company who has specific agreements to purchase a large number of airline seats every year from individual airlines at a low price
  • A company that contracts with hotels, transportation companies and other suppliers to create a tour package to the consumer through a retail travel agency.

Question 31

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What is a Wholesaler
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  • Wholesaler: A company that contracts with hotels, transportation companies and other suppliers to create a tour package to the consumer through a retail travel agency.
  • The department in a corporation that handles travel arrangements for h the corporation's employees.
  • offers these net fares to tour operators and travel agencies. In turn, these tour operators and travel agencies will mark up the fare to a retail level.

Question 32

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Define ACTA
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  • Association of Canadian Travel Agents
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement

Question 33

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Define ASTA
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  • American Society of Travel Agents
  • American String Teachers Association

Question 34

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Define CLIA
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  • Cruise Line Intentional Association
  • Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

Question 35

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Define HAC
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  • Hotel Association of Cambodia.
  • Hotel Association of Canada

Question 36

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Define MPI
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  • Meeting Planes inair
  • Meeting Professionals Intertional

Question 37

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Define PATA
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  • Pacific American Travel Association
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association

Question 38

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Define TIAC
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  • Travel Industry Association of Canada
  • Travel Industry Association of China

Question 39

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The new name of CTC
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  • Destinations Canada
  • SAIT Destinations.
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