Tourism - Whole Unit Quiz

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GCSE Geography (GCSE) Quiz on Tourism - Whole Unit Quiz, created by Amy Arthur on 28/04/2013.

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Question 1

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What are the factors that have caused growth in global tourism?
Answer
  • Social
  • Environmental
  • Economic
  • Political

Question 2

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What are the social factors?
Answer
  • Increase in leisure time
  • Developments in communications and information technology
  • Product development and changing customer needs and fashions
  • Greater wealth

Question 3

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Why is there an increase in leisure time?
Answer
  • Ageing population
  • People feel more active
  • Shorter working week
  • Longer paid holidays

Question 4

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Why is there developments in communication and information technology?
Answer
  • Internet and teletext booking
  • Computer reservation dsystems and global distribution systems such as Galileo
  • More people own technology these days

Question 5

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Examples of product development and changing customer needs and fashions:
Answer
  • Longer life span and retirement
  • Package holidays, eg. Thomas Cook
  • Holiday camps, eg. Butlins and Center Parcs
  • Adventure
  • Theme Parks, eg. Alton Towers and Disneyland in Florida
  • Long haul destinations
  • All-inclusive
  • Caravan holidays
  • Rent-a-home holidays

Question 6

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What are the economic factors?
Answer
  • Transport developments
  • Greater wealth
  • Increase in leisure time

Question 7

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Examples of transport developments:
Answer
  • Channel Tunnel, improvements in ferry travel
  • Planes are faster and larger
  • Improved road networks, motorways
  • Faster and more efficient cars

Question 8

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Why is there greater wealth?
Answer
  • Minimum wage
  • People in HICs earn more disposable income and have fewer children
  • Higher-class jobs
  • Two-income families

Question 9

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What are the political factors?
Answer
  • Relexation of national boundaries
  • Countries now welcome tourists as a source of income
  • Transport developments

Question 10

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What are physical attractions on holiday destinations?
Answer
  • The factors about the natural landscape that appeal to everyone including guaranteed sunshine, white sandy beaches and warm sea (beach holiday) or mountainous scenary, snow and sunshine (winter sports holiday).
  • The factors about the built environment that appeal to people, including theme parks, ancient monuments and museums.

Question 11

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What are human attractions on a holiday destination?
Answer
  • The factors about the natural landscape that appeal to people including guaranteed sunshine, white sandy beaches and warm water (beach holiday) or mountainous scenary, snow and sunshine (winter sports holiday).
  • The factors about the built environment that appeal to people including theme parks, ancient monuments and museums.

Question 12

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What is a package holiday?
Answer
  • A holiday that has everything arranged by the tour company. The holiday includes in the price all transportation and accommodation, and usually offers some of the food such as breakfast and evening meals.
  • A holiday which is low-cost, independant international travel. Usually the accommodation is in youth hostels or in low-budget hotels. It is generally undertaken by younger travellers, particularly students on a gap year.

Question 13

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Example of a tour company - one who will arrange a package holiday.
Answer
  • Thomas Cook
  • EasyJet

Question 14

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What is an adventure holiday?
Answer
  • A holiday usually for the purpose of challenge, exploration, skills development or thrills. It appeals to young active people or active over 50s who have retired early.
  • One that ahs everything arranged by the tour company. The holiday includes in the price all transportation and accommodation, and usually offers some of the food such as breakfast or evening meals.

Question 15

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What is a wedding holiday?
Answer
  • A holiday where it is possible to get married in exotic locations around the world. Many tour operators will arrange a package tour which includes the honeymoon, and the marriage ceremony, often on a palm-fringed, white sandy beach.
  • A holiday which is usually for the purpose of challenge, exploration, skills development or thrills. It appeals to young active people or active over 50s who have already retired early.

Question 16

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What is a backpacking holiday?
Answer
  • A holiday in the form of low-cost, independent international travel. Usually the accommodation is youth hostels or low-budget hotels and it is generally undertaken by younger travellers, particularly students on a gap year.
  • Usually for the purpose of a challenge, exploration, skills development or thrills. It appeals to young active people or active over 50s who have retired early.