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Previous Year Question Paper with Answer of “Introduction to Tourism- Code 406” for Class 10 NSQF Vocational, CBSE Session 2019-2020.

Introduction to Tourism (Subject Code: 406)

Previous Year Solved Question Paper for Class 10 NSQF,  CBSE Session 2019-2020

Max. Time: 2 Hours                                                      Max. Marks: 50

SECTION A: OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS

 

1 Answer any 4 out of the given 6 questions on Employability Skills (1 x 4 = 4 marks)

 

i. Which of the following is not a part of Body Language?

(a) Facial expressions

(b) The use of space

(c) Clarity of speech

(d) Gestures

ii. Which of the following is not an origin of stress causal agents?

(a) Physical

(b) Mental

(c) Financial

(d) Spiritual

iii. Which of these is not a very effective stress management technique?

(a) Time management

(b) Physical Exercise

(c) Over eating

(d) Positivity

iv. Which one of the following shortcut keys is used to cut a file?

(a) Ctrl + c

(b) Ctrl + p

(c) Ctrl + v

(d) Ctrl + x

v. Which of the following does not come under self-employment?

(a) Cooking in a restaurant

(b) Owning a clothing business

(c) Having a dosa selling stall

(d) Running a home bakery

vi. How many sustainable development goals are given by the United Nations?

(a) 18

(b) 17

(c) 15

(d) 20

2 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

 

i. Personality in general terms means the unique set of __________________

(a) Habits

(b) Qualities

(c) Instructions

(d) Rules

ii. The word ‘personality’ has its roots in Latin word ‘persona’ which means a

_______.

(a) Habit

(b) Behaviour

(c) Mask

(d) Attitude

iii. A study of Harvard University also which says that the main driving force to get a good job in __________________ percent cases is attitude and remaining percent is the technical know-how.

(a) 85

(b) 75

(c) 90

(d) 65

iv. Which one of the following strategies does not help us in having a positive work attitude?

 

(a) Communicate

(b) Make work life a priority

(c) Turn Unexpected Changes into Opportunity

(d) Maintain a Sense of Humor

v. In Tourism Industry a well-developed personality and high social attractiveness is more imperative and demanded than any other skill set.

(a) True

(b) False

vi. The people serving in tourism industry should not have ___________________

(a) Professional Body Language

(b) Over confident and loud personality

(c) Social Etiquettes & Telephonic Etiquettes

(d) Positive Attitude towards work

3 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

 

i. Which of the following countries has not accumulated a big deal of their social and economic welfare on profits from tourism?

(a) Switzerland

(b) France

(c) Africa

(d) Austria

ii. Tourism contributes ________________% to the national GDP

(a) 6.23

(b) 6.32

(c) 8.78

(d) 8.87

iii. ‘Athithi Devo Bhava’ means____________

(a) Hosts are like God

(b) Guests are like God

(c) Hosts are God men

(d) Guests are God men

iv. Ms. Neha an Indian is visiting Paris with her friends to celebrate the New Year. She is India’s ___________________

(a) Escorted tourist

(b) Domestic tourist

(c) Inbound tourist

(d) Outbound tourist

v. The Ministry of Tourism functions as the nodal agency for the development of tourism in the country.

(a) True

(b) False

vi. The Headquarters of UNWTO is in ____________

(a) Madrid

(b) Paris

(c) New York

(d) Hong Kong

4 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

 

i. EMT stands for

(a) Early Meal Time

(b) Expected Morning Time

(c) Expected Mean time

(d) Early Morning tea

ii. Mr. Gupta wants to book a room which is on the terrace/top floor of the hotel, part of which is open to the sky. Which of the following type of room shall he book?

(a) Cabana Room

(b) Lanai Room

(c) Pent House

(d) Suite

iii. An outdoor room with an open-air patio preferably with hanging garden or garden view is called a _____________

(a) Cabana Room

(b) Lanai Room

(c) Pent House

(d) Suite

 

iv. Which of the following is not a part of travel documentation?

(a) Travel insurance

(b) Visa

(c) Passport

(d) Foreign exchange

v. A room with a double bed for two people is known as ________________

(a) Single room

(b) Double room

(c) Twin room

(d) Family room

vi. The travel by guest from the airport or railway station to the hotel and vice a versa is known as ___________

(a) Transfer

(b) Movement

(c) Check-In

(d) Walk-In

5 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

 

i. Which one of the following is not a Symbiotic Tourism Product?

(a) Wildlife Sanctuaries

(b) National Parks

(c) Marine Parks

(d) Amusement Parks

ii. Which one of the following is not a Natural Tourism Product?

(a) Wildlife

(b) Flora & Fauna

(c) Folklore

(d) Climate

iii. What comprises the Desert Triangle of India?

(a) Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner

(b) Jaipur-Agra-Delhi

(c) Bhubaneshwar-Puri-Konark

(d) Jaipur-Udaipur-Bikaner

iv. Which of the following is a Fair/Festival that is celebrated in Rajasthan?

(a) Pushkar Fair

(b) Desert Festival

(c) Suraj Kund Craft Mela

(d) Holi of Barsana

 

v. Which of the following is a classical dance of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Kathak

(b) Mohiniattam

(c) Kuchipudi

(d) Kathakali

vi. Activities like canoeing, sailing, wind surfing etc. are Freshwater-based recreational activities.

(a) True

(b) False

SECTION B: SUBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS

Answer any 3 out of the given 5 questions on Employability Skills (2 x 3 = 6 marks)

Answer each question in 20 – 30 words.

6 Enlist any four advantages of Written Communication? 2

7 How does one ensure effective Time- Management? 2

8 What all must come under a weekly schedule for maintenance to keep the computer running in perfect condition for a long time? 2

9 What are the positive impacts of Entrepreneurship on society? 2

10 What is Sustainable Development? 2

 

Answer any 4 out of the given 6 questions in 20 – 30 words each (2 x 4 = 8 marks)

11 What is Personality Development? 2

12 How does our attitude play a major part in determining our personality? 2

13 What are the organizational aims of UNWTO? 2

14 What is the difference between American Breakfast and Continental Breakfast? 2

15 What is a Passport? 2

16 What is a Tourism Product? 2

Answer any 3 out of the given 5 questions in 50– 80 words each (4 x 3 = 12 marks)

17 Enlist any 8 strategies that can help you have a positive work attitude? 4

18 Enlist any eight roles and functions of the Ministry of Tourism? 4

19 Explain any four general impacts of Tourism on India? 4

20 Explain any four Meal Plans. 4

21 Explain the different classification of Tourism Products. 4

Answers

SECTION A: OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS

1 Answer any 4 out of the given 6 questions on Employability Skills (1 x 4 = 4 marks)

 

  1. (c) Clarity of speech 1
  2. (d) Spiritual 1
  3. (c) Over eating 1
  4. (d) Ctrl + x 1
  5. (a) Cooking in a restaurant 1
  6. (b) 17 1

2 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

 

  1. (b) Qualities 1
  2. (c) Mask 1
  3. (a) 85 1
  4. (b) Make work life a priority 1
  5. (a) True 1
  6. (b) Over confident and loud personality 1

 

3 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

  1. (c) Africa 1
  2. (a) 6.23 1
  3. (b) Guests are like God 1
  4. (d) Outbound tourist 1
  5. (a) True 1
  6. (a) Madrid 1

4 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

  1. (b) Expected Morning Time 1
  2. (c) Pent House 1
  3. (b) Lanai Room 1
  4. (d) Foreign exchange 1
  5. (b) Double room 1
  6. (a) Transfer 1

5 Answer any 5 out of the given 6 questions (1 x 5 = 5 marks)

  1. (d) Amusement Parks 1
  2. (c) Folklore 1
  3. (a) Jodhpur-Jaisalmer-Bikaner 1
  4. (a) Pushkar Fair 1
  5. (a) Kathak 1
  6. (a) True 1

SECTION B: SUBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS

Answer any 3 out of the given 5 questions on Employability Skills (2 x 3 = 6 marks)

Answer each question in 20 – 30 words.

6 1) A Permanent Record

2) Meticulous Presentation

3) Easy Circulation

4) Suitable for Statistical Data

5) Promotes Goodwill

*Any four.

7 1) Avoid delay or postponing any planned activity

2) Organise your room and school desk

3) Develop a ‘NO DISTURBANCE ZONE’, where you can sit and complete important tasks

4) Use waiting time productively

5) Prepare a ‘To-do’ list

6) Prioritise

7) Replace useless activities with productive activities *Any four.

8 1) Clean your keyboard

2) Clean your monitor

3) Dust CPU and printer

4) Backup your data to an external drive

 

9 1) Accentuates economic Growth

2) Fosters Creativity

3) Stimulates Innovation and Efficiency

4) Creates Jobs and Employment Opportunities

5) Solves the problems of the society

6) Encourages welfare of the society

10 Sustainable development is the development that satisfies the needs of the present without compromising the capacity of future generations, guaranteeing the balance between economic growth, care for the environment and social wellbeing.

Answer any 4 out of the given 6 questions in 20 – 30 words each (2 x 4 = 8 marks)

11 Personality Development is a continuous and multi-faceted process which requires a set of skills that need to be learned and at times unlearned. In order to cope up with the challenges offered by external environment an individual strives to change and develop personality in meaningful ways throughout his/her lifespan.

12 Attitude decides our focus. What we focus on becomes a habit, habits form our behaviour, behaviour becomes part of our psyche, our psyche is reflected in our activities and finally that becomes the core of personality. Thus, by changing our focus (i.e. attitude) we can change our personality.

13 The objectives of the UNWTO are to promote and develop sustainable tourism so as to contribute to economic development, international understanding, peace, prosperity and universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms for all, without distinction as to race, sex, language or religion.

14 Continental Breakfast American Breakfast No cooked food is served Cooked food along with Continental breakfast

Example: Juice followed by different types of bread slices and preserves such as Jelly, Jam, Butter and

Marmalade along with tea or coffeen Example: egg and cereal preparation

15 Passport is an official document issued by the government of a country to its citizens as a proof that one is a resident of the country. Every passport has a validity period and expiration dates. A citizen can travel out of his/ her country only when he/ she possess a valid Passport.

16 A Tourism Product can be seen as a composite product, as the sum total of a country’s tourist attractions, transport, accommodation, entertainment, facilities and services designed to meet the needs of the tourist which result in tourist satisfaction. Tourism products are essential pull factors for the tourist destination.

Answer any 3 out of the given 5 questions in 50– 80 words each (4 x 3 = 12 marks)

17 The following strategies can help us to have a positive work attitude irrespective of any circumstances at work place:

1) Examine Your Attitude Regularly

2) Balance Work with Personal Life

3) Focus on the Positive

4) Communicate

5) Turn Unexpected Changes into Opportunity

6) Educate Yourself

7) Maintain a Sense of Humor

8) Take Care of Your Health

9) Dress for Success

18 1) All Policy Matters, including

2) Investment Facilitation

3) Planning

4) Co-ordination with other Ministries, Departments, State/UT Government

5) Regulation

6) Infrastructure & Product Development

7) Human Resource Development

8) Publicity & Marketing

9) Research, Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation

10) International Co-operation and External Assistance

11) Legislation and Parliamentary Work

12) Establishment matters

13) Vigilance matters

14) Implementation of official language policy

15) Budget co-ordination and related matters

16) Plan-coordination and monitoring

19 1) Generating Income and Employment: Tourism in India has emerged as an instrument of income and employment generation, poverty alleviation and sustainable human development. It contributes 6.23% to the national GDP and 8.78% of the total employment in India. Almost 20 million people are now working in the India’s tourism industry.

2) Source of Foreign Exchange Earnings: Tourism is an important source of foreign exchange earnings in India. This has favorable impact on the balance of payment of the country. The tourism industry in India generated about US$100 billion in 2008 and that is expected to increase to US$275.5 billion by 2018 at a 9.4% annual growth rate.

3) Preservation of National Heritage and Environment: Tourism helps preserve several places which are of historical importance by declaring them as heritage sites. For instance, the Taj Mahal, the Qutab Minar, Ajanta and Ellora temples, etc., would have been decayed and destroyed had it not been for the efforts taken by Tourism Department to preserve them. Likewise, tourism also helps in conserving the natural habitats of many endangered species.

4) Developing Infrastructure: Tourism tends to encourage the development of multiple-use infrastructure that benefits the host community, including various means of transports, health care facilities, and sports centres, in addition to the hotels and high-end restaurants that cater to foreign visitors. The development of infrastructure has in turn induced the development of other directly productive activities.

5) Promoting Peace and Stability: Honey and Gilpin (2009) suggests that the tourism industry can also help promote peace and stability in developing country like India by providing jobs, generating income, diversifying the economy, protecting the environment and promoting cross-cultural awareness. However, key challenges like adoption of regulatory frameworks, mechanisms to reduce crime and corruption, etc. must be addressed if peace-enhancing benefits from this industry are to be realized.

20

1) European Plan (EP) – Only Room Rent.

2) Continental Plan (CP) – Room Rent + Continental Breakfast.

3) American Plan (AP) – Room Rent + 3 Meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner).

4) Modified American Plan (MAP) – Room Rent + Any 2 meals.

5) Bermuda Plan (BP) – Room Rent + American Breakfast.

6) Jungle Plan (JP) – Room Rent (Usually on AP) + Jungle Safari (Popular in India

with the tour operators offering Jungle Safari)

21 1) Natural Tourism Products

These are more closely associated with natural environment. These include natural resources such as area’s climate, its setting, landscape and natural environment. Natural resources are frequently the most important elements in a destination’s attraction.

2) Man-made Tourism Products

Man-made tourism products are created by man for pleasure, leisure or business. For example: Culture, Traditions, Entertainment and Business.

3) Symbiotic Tourism Products T

hese tourism products are an excellent blend of natural and manmade resources. Nature has provided the natural resource and man has converted them into a tourism product by managing them. National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Marine Parks are good examples of Symbiotic Tourism Products.

4) Event-based Tourism Products

Where event is an attraction, it is event-based tourism product. Event is a thing that happens or takes place, especially one of importance. It is a planned public or social occasion. Events attracts tourists as spectators or as participants in the events, sometimes it can be both. Example: Olympics, Football World Cup.

5) Site-based Tourism Products

When an attraction is place or site then it is a site-based tourism product. Examples of site-based tourism products Taj Mahal, Sunset at Kanya kumari, Sunrise in Himalayas, snow-capped peaks etc.

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