How Much Do You Know About World Tourism Day?

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How Much Do You Know About World Tourism Day? - Quiz

Tourism is a very important thing for tourists who get to visit new locations and learn about other people's culture, but it is also good for host country's with their touristic attractions and sites, as it contributes immensely to their economies. Do you think you have enough facts about world tourism? Take our quiz and test your knowledge now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Since when has World Tourism Day been celebrated?

    • A.

      Since 1980

    • B.

      Since 1970

    • C.

      Since 2000

    • D.

      Since 1990

    Correct Answer
    A. Since 1980
    Explanation
    World Tourism Day has been celebrated since 1980. This means that it has been observed for over 40 years. It is an annual event that aims to raise awareness about the importance of tourism and its social, cultural, political, and economic value. The celebration of World Tourism Day provides an opportunity to highlight the potential of tourism in contributing to sustainable development and promoting global understanding.

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  • 2. 

    Is Turkey the host country for this celebration every year?

    • A.

      Yes, because Turkey is a very strategic country.

    • B.

      No, because there's a new host every year.

    • C.

      Yes.

    • D.

      No.

    Correct Answer
    B. No, because there's a new host every year.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "No, because there's a new host every year." This answer is supported by the statement that there is a new host every year, implying that Turkey is not the host country for this celebration every year.

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  • 3. 

    On what date of the year is this celebration supposed to happen?

    • A.

      September 11th

    • B.

      September 27th

    • C.

      August 12th

    • D.

      August 9th

    Correct Answer
    A. September 11th
    Explanation
    The celebration is supposed to happen on September 11th.

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  • 4. 

    From which country was the late Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi?

    • A.

      Nigeria

    • B.

      Ghana

    • C.

      Gabon

    • D.

      Cameroon

    Correct Answer
    A. Nigeria
    Explanation
    Ignatius Amaduwa Atigbi was from Nigeria.

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  • 5. 

    Which continent got to host the celebration in 2009?

    • A.

      Africa

    • B.

      Asia

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      The Americas

    Correct Answer
    A. Africa
    Explanation
    In 2009, Africa got to host the celebration.

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  • 6. 

    Which continent held the celebration in 2006?

    • A.

      Asia

    • B.

      Europe

    • C.

      The Americas

    • D.

      Africa

    Correct Answer
    B. Europe
    Explanation
    In 2006, the continent that held the celebration was Europe.

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  • 7. 

    Which continent held the event in 2008?

    • A.

      The Americas

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      The Middle East

    • D.

      Europe

    Correct Answer
    A. The Americas
    Explanation
    The event in 2008 was held in The Americas.

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  • 8. 

    Where was the event celebrated in 2003?

    • A.

      In Tokyo, Japan.

    • B.

      In Beijing, China

    • C.

      In Seoul, South Korea.

    • D.

      In Bombay, India

    Correct Answer
    B. In Beijing, China
    Explanation
    In 2003, the event was celebrated in Beijing, China.

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  • 9. 

    Who chooses themes for this event every year?

    • A.

      The President of the United States of America.

    • B.

      The UN

    • C.

      The organizing country

    • D.

      The UNWTO General Assembly,

    Correct Answer
    D. The UNWTO General Assembly,
    Explanation
    The UNWTO General Assembly is responsible for choosing themes for this event every year.

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  • 10. 

    What was the world tourism day theme in 2011?

    • A.

      “Tourism Enriches”.

    • B.

      “Tourism & Biodiversity”.

    • C.

      “Tourism Linking Cultures”.

    • D.

      “Sustainable Tourism – a tool for development”.

    Correct Answer
    C. “Tourism Linking Cultures”.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tourism Linking Cultures". This theme emphasizes the role of tourism in promoting cultural exchange and understanding between different societies and communities. It highlights how tourism can bridge the gap between different cultures and foster mutual respect and appreciation.

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