Quiz: Travel, Transportation, And Hospitality Industry! Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Travel, Transportation, And Hospitality Industry! Trivia Questions

The quiz below is perfect for someone in the travel, transportation, and hospitality industry. It is ideal to see just how much you understand what is expected of you as a professional. Think you have what it takes to tackle it. Give it a shot and see just how good you will do. All the best and keep gathering more about the industry!


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  • 1. 
    Fast-moving ……. goods, such as fresh food, have to be sold quickly.
    • A. 

      Customer

    • B. 

      Buyer

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Consumer

  • 2. 
    The Asian consumer really does believe that luxury comes from Europe and must be made there …… the best.
    • A. 

      Being

    • B. 

      Is

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      To be

  • 3. 
    The “Made in Italy” label is important but what we are really offering …… a style, and style is an expression of culture. 
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      To be

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      Being

  • 4. 
    Renewing Sanyo’s Japanese licence means that almost half of Burberry’s sales at retail value will continue …… under licence in Asia.
    • A. 

      Producing

    • B. 

      Produce

    • C. 

      Be produce

    • D. 

      To be produced

  • 5. 
    Big brands tend to squeeze…… small, independent businesses. 
    • A. 

      Out

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Up

    • D. 

      Into

  • 6. 
    There was a …… on the way to the airport as there was an accident on the freeway.
    • A. 

      Postpone

    • B. 

      Delay

    • C. 

      Lateness

    • D. 

      Traffic

  • 7. 
    If something is ……, it is the best and most likely to bring success and advantage.
    • A. 

      Optimum

    • B. 

      Disruptive

    • C. 

      Orienting

    • D. 

      Frustrating

  • 8. 
    As the industry faces what may be a prolonged passenger decline, analysts say companies are under greater pressure to …… travelers' concerns.
    • A. 

      Care

    • B. 

      Supply

    • C. 

      Provide

    • D. 

      Address

  • 9. 
    The psychology of air rage is a new …… of study.
    • A. 

      Area

    • B. 

      Region

    • C. 

      Location

    • D. 

      Sector

  • 10. 
    Some air rage incidents are caused by problems which are familiar …… many regular travelers.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      About

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      On

  • 11. 
    Ahlberg has long understood that busy executives cannot afford ……time in traffic jams as they try to reach city centre venues. 
    • A. 

      Waste

    • B. 

      To waste

    • C. 

      Wasted

    • D. 

      Wasting

  • 12. 
    Executive do not particularly enjoy getting up at …… to catch an early morning flight. 
    • A. 

      Dawn

    • B. 

      Morning

    • C. 

      Early

    • D. 

      Sunset

  • 13. 
    …… analysts of the phenomenon blame alcohol, but many people now think that the airlines are at fault.
    • A. 

      Almost

    • B. 

      Most

    • C. 

      Most of

    • D. 

      Most the

  • 14. 
    If something is ……, it is continuing for too long and therefore boring or annoying.
    • A. 

      Apparent

    • B. 

      Interminable

    • C. 

      Intermittent

    • D. 

      Legislative

  • 15. 
    There is increasing concern in the US about another cost-cutting ……, which could seriously harm passengers’ health: cabin ventilation. 
    • A. 

      Exercise

    • B. 

      Doing

    • C. 

      Work

    • D. 

      Apply

  • 16. 
    . …… in a quiet neighbourhood in central Da Nang, the local Cao Dai temple is worth a quick visit.
    • A. 

      Location

    • B. 

      Located

    • C. 

      To locate

    • D. 

      Locative

  • 17. 
    It is only clearer now that true reform is necessary to……rules and regulations that inhibit competition. 
    • A. 

      Affirm

    • B. 

      Abash

    • C. 

      Abolish

    • D. 

      Abase

  • 18. 
    The team achieved a very substantial change in culture by being very clear at the …… that it was creating a new and different culture from the two companies that merged.
    • A. 

      Begin

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Outset

    • D. 

      Setting

  • 19. 
    The new computer virus could ……all the data off your hard disk.
    • A. 

      Swap

    • B. 

      Wipe

    • C. 

      Discard

    • D. 

      Spite

  • 20. 
    They are starting a new……  of negotiations with ABC Steelworks next month.
    • A. 

      Circle

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Schedule

    • D. 

      Roundabout

  • 21. 
    Many organizations talk about doing more business electronically, implementing cost-cutting …….and improving efficiency.
    • A. 

      Methodologies

    • B. 

      Measures

    • C. 

      Means

    • D. 

      Ways

  • 22. 
    The real power …… of the company are its 135 supervisors, each of whom leads a team of up to 50 cleaners. 
    • A. 

      Roles

    • B. 

      Players

    • C. 

      Workers

    • D. 

      Employees

  • 23. 
    He looked for a way to get out of the……corporate life by exchanging his time for money.
    • A. 

      Constructive

    • B. 

      Conventional

    • C. 

      Convalescent

    • D. 

      Conservative

  • 24. 
    Laptops and cell phones are standard …… for all supervisors at SOL.
    • A. 

      Equipments

    • B. 

      Equipment

    • C. 

      Machinery

    • D. 

      Machines

  • 25. 
    AB has approximately 2,500 employees …… in three large call centres…… in cities in South of England.
    • A. 

      Work/locate

    • B. 

      Working/locating

    • C. 

      Working/located

    • D. 

      Worked/located

  • 26. 
    To cut costs and increase efficiency, AB is now considering a number of options concerning the location of its call centres.
    • A. 

      Concern

    • B. 

      Concerning

    • C. 

      What concern

    • D. 

      Which concerning

  • 27. 
    In SOL, its cleaners wear red and yellow jumpsuits that reinforce the company’s …… image. 
    • A. 

      Upbeat

    • B. 

      Beating

    • C. 

      Beaten

    • D. 

      Downbeat

  • 28. 
    The company has ……the plans to redevelop the disused car park site.
    • A. 

      Worked

    • B. 

      Finalized

    • C. 

      Wrapped

    • D. 

      Winded

  • 29. 
    Reducing the number of employees is the best way to stay profitable in the current economic …… . 
    • A. 

      Air

    • B. 

      Atmosphere

    • C. 

      Climate

    • D. 

      Weather

  • 30. 
    We often perceive change as a threat to our stability, our self-esteem and our values. It is therefore hardly surprising that the most frequent reaction to change is ……. 
    • A. 

      Persistence

    • B. 

      Resistance

    • C. 

      Consistence

    • D. 

      Competence

  • 31. 
    Shoppers complained about poor quality …….and high prices.
    • A. 

      Merchandise

    • B. 

      Merchant

    • C. 

      Commerce

    • D. 

      Enterprise

  • 32. 
    Business leaders need to …… in mind that change is a natural part of the human condition and introduce change carefully for it to be successful.
    • A. 

      Expect

    • B. 

      Consider

    • C. 

      Bear

    • D. 

      Hold

  • 33. 
    Vendors design their own booths and are encouraged …… creative.
    • A. 

      Be

    • B. 

      Being

    • C. 

      To be

    • D. 

      Is

  • 34. 
    The department store’s steady …… of market share may be because the concept was born in a different era.
    • A. 

      Lose

    • B. 

      Loss

    • C. 

      Losing

    • D. 

      Lost

  • 35. 
    The seating plan has been reorganized to ……new staff.
    • A. 

      Accommodate

    • B. 

      Accomplish

    • C. 

      Account

    • D. 

      Accede

  • 36. 
    I received the year’s results yesterday and I am delighted to announce that our company has had …… fantastic year.
    • A. 

      Other

    • B. 

      Others

    • C. 

      The other

    • D. 

      Another

  • 37. 
    Last year we had our fifth consecutive…… year of growth with$98 million in net profit. 
    • A. 

      Consecutive

    • B. 

      Continuity

    • C. 

      Continue

    • D. 

      Consequent

  • 38. 
    Yahoo has strengthened its European…… with the $578m acquisition of Kelkoo, the French-based shopping service.
    • A. 

      Appearance

    • B. 

      Presence

    • C. 

      Face

    • D. 

      Staying

  • 39. 
    The European online retail market is forecast …… to £116bn in the next three years.
    • A. 

      Growing

    • B. 

      Will grow

    • C. 

      Grow

    • D. 

      To grow

  • 40. 
    Wal-Mart yesterday really surprised investors when it …… a strong note of optimism.
    • A. 

      Sounded

    • B. 

      Rang

    • C. 

      Heard

    • D. 

      Talked

  • 41. 
    Gains in Target’s credit card business, as well as both its Target Stores division and Marshall Field’s stores, …… a small drop in pre-tax profit at Mervyn’s department store chain. 
    • A. 

      Setoff

    • B. 

      Offset

    • C. 

      Outset

    • D. 

      Set out

  • 42. 
    It is an excellent business …… if a manager can follow all guidelines and motivate workers to work in a safe environment.
    • A. 

      Doing

    • B. 

      Working

    • C. 

      Practice

    • D. 

      Action

  • 43. 
    ……using a new distributor, our costs fell giving us a gross margin of 40 per cent on our product line.
    • A. 

      As a result

    • B. 

      The result

    • C. 

      Resulting

    • D. 

      As a result of

  • 44. 
    ……action by train drivers seriously affected rush-hour services. 
    • A. 

      Commercial

    • B. 

      Business

    • C. 

      Industrial

    • D. 

      Corporate

  • 45. 
    Our performance in Italy should improve significantly …… the bankruptcy of our biggest competitor.
    • A. 

      Following

    • B. 

      Followed

    • C. 

      Follow

    • D. 

      Follows

  • 46. 
    Improvement in the jobs…… means improvement in state revenues, which in turn may help out Carroll County.
    • A. 

      Image

    • B. 

      Painting

    • C. 

      Illustration

    • D. 

      Picture

  • 47. 
    Target has …… a more upmarket and style conscious image than other discount retailers. grown
    • A. 

      Cultivated

    • B. 

      Raised

    • C. 

      Grown

    • D. 

      Plough

  • 48. 
    Unfavorable news stories have appeared …… foreign companies working in the area. attack
    • A. 

      Attacking

    • B. 

      Attacked

    • C. 

      Attacks

    • D. 

      Attack

  • 49. 
    He let his actions …… his talking for him.
    • A. 

      Do

    • B. 

      Make

    • C. 

      Work

    • D. 

      Execute

  • 50. 
    After the war he ….. a gamble on oil rights on a barren stretch of land between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
    • A. 

      Took

    • B. 

      Did

    • C. 

      Caught

    • D. 

      Hold

  • 51. 
    Research capacity building is seen as three legged……: individual, organizational and enabling environment
    • A. 

      Stool

    • B. 

      Throne

    • C. 

      Seat

    • D. 

      Chair

  • 52. 
    Where a worker fails to comply with the company's……of practice, the supervisor is responsible to verbally advise the worker.
    • A. 

      Code

    • B. 

      System

    • C. 

      Ciper

    • D. 

      Model

  • 53. 
    Say the word 'Australia' and a vision of beaches and blue seas immediately ……to mind.
    • A. 

      Springs

    • B. 

      Summers

    • C. 

      Steps

    • D. 

      Arrives

  • 54. 
    Nike uses a …… of global ad campaigns such as ‘good v evil’ and local advertising such as its famous poster campaigns in the UK.
    • A. 

      Mix

    • B. 

      Mixture

    • C. 

      Cooperation

    • D. 

      Group

  • 55. 
    After Mac sales tapered off in late 1984, Apple faced a serious problem because management had essentially……the future of the company on the new computer.
    • A. 

      Bet

    • B. 

      Play

    • C. 

      Danger

    • D. 

      Chance

  • 56. 
    At Nike, there is a ……. decision-making process that gives marketing directors real power.
    • A. 

      Streamlined

    • B. 

      Streamed

    • C. 

      Straightened

    • D. 

      Hardened

  • 57. 
    “My number one advertising principle”-if I have one- is to wake up the consumer,’ concludes Knight, with an absolute …… that is unique among modern-day chief executives. 
    • A. 

      Conviction

    • B. 

      Submission

    • C. 

      Admission

    • D. 

      Confliction

  • 58. 
    Knight has an absolutely clear and …… strategy to use celebrity athlete endorsement.
    • A. 

      Committed

    • B. 

      Commitment

    • C. 

      Committing

    • D. 

      Commit

  • 59. 
    Focus has been asked to present ideas for advertising campaigns to the managements of the companies …… 
    • A. 

      Concerned

    • B. 

      Concerns

    • C. 

      Concern

    • D. 

      Concerning

  • 60. 
    Hospitality in the UEA is very important but should not be …… as future commercial success
    • A. 

      Interpreted

    • B. 

      Illuminated

    • C. 

      Clarified

    • D. 

      Explained

  • 61. 
    In Russia, lunch has many …… and is obviously the big meal of the day.
    • A. 

      Courses

    • B. 

      Sequences

    • C. 

      Progresses

    • D. 

      Programs

  • 62. 
    It may be true that cultures are becoming more alike under the effect of globalization and mass tourism. However, there often …..a gap between any two given cultures. 
    • A. 

      Remains

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      Remaining

  • 63. 
    Although I know them all very well, I have to …… my colleagues by their surname.
    • A. 

      Address

    • B. 

      Deal

    • C. 

      Talk

    • D. 

      Speak

  • 64. 
    “The ball is in your ……” means “it is your responsibility to take action next.
    • A. 

      Court

    • B. 

      Hand

    • C. 

      Course

    • D. 

      Fingers

  • 65. 
    “To have it ……. with somebody”  means “to try and settle a dispute by talking about it.”
    • A. 

      Out

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Off

    • D. 

      About

  • 66. 
    The hosts will normally begin with polite …… (How are you? How are you enjoying your visit? etc.)
    • A. 

      Enquiries

    • B. 

      Requires

    • C. 

      Requirements

    • D. 

      Requests

  • 67. 
    As a gesture of respect, your host is likely to open and carefully examine your gift in your …….
    • A. 

      Presence

    • B. 

      Appearance

    • C. 

      Present

    • D. 

      View

  • 68. 
    Sometimes, candidates will take a psychology test before the interview to assess their mental ability and ……skills. 
    • A. 

      Reasoning

    • B. 

      Seasoning

    • C. 

      Realizing

    • D. 

      Recognizing

  • 69. 
    High performers are people……apparently limitless energy and enthusiasm, qualities that shine through even on the bad days. 
    • A. 

      With

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      Whose

    • D. 

      On

  • 70. 
    High performers are full of ideas and get things …… quickly and efficiently.
    • A. 

      Done

    • B. 

      Do

    • C. 

      Doing

    • D. 

      To do

  • 71. 
    These days, many applicants submit their CV …… to companies they would like to work for. 
    • A. 

      Speculatively

    • B. 

      Cumulatively

    • C. 

      Relatively

    • D. 

      Comparatively

  • 72. 
    High performers inspire others not just by pep talks but also through the…… force of their example
    • A. 

      Sheer

    • B. 

      Severe

    • C. 

      Fierce

    • D. 

      Hard

  • 73. 
    If anything, service volume was trending downward because of the lack of consumer ….. in Southern California earlier this year.
    • A. 

      Confidence

    • B. 

      Belief

    • C. 

      Reliability

    • D. 

      Opinion

  • 74. 
    Second-half results will be hit by both the costs of cleaning the plant and a fall in sales caused by bad …….
    • A. 

      Publicity

    • B. 

      Public

    • C. 

      Publication

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 75. 
    The problem was discovered during the ……checks performed on the aircraft after the arrival at Changi airport.
    • A. 

      Routine

    • B. 

      Habitual

    • C. 

      Usual

    • D. 

      Normal

  • 76. 
    Bargains & Quality offer a wide range of free standing or built in domestic ……, including dishwashers, refrigerators, washers & dryers, cookers.
    • A. 

      Appliances

    • B. 

      Applications

    • C. 

      Applicants

    • D. 

      Applies

  • 77. 
    Even though Miele’s manufacturing costs are higher than …… of its competitors, the company says these are justified by its ability to produce appliances that, despite their high prices, people want to buy. 
    • A. 

      Those

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      Which

    • D. 

      What

  • 78. 
    The company has built up a tremendous loyalty among consumers who know that the brand stands …… quality.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Up

    • C. 

      About

    • D. 

      With

  • 79. 
    Big business is being asked to explain its……to a growing number of social, ethical and environmental concerns. 
    • A. 

      Approach

    • B. 

      Access

    • C. 

      Way

    • D. 

      Road

  • 80. 
    China and South Korea promised …… anti-dumping.
    • A. 

      To avoid

    • B. 

      Avoiding

    • C. 

      Avoid

    • D. 

      Avoided

  • 81. 
    Oil and mining groups have to make public their payments to developing countries in …… to fight corruption. 
    • A. 

      An effort

    • B. 

      A trial

    • C. 

      An effect

    • D. 

      An advance

  • 82. 
    Kraft announced in July it would cut fat and sugar in its food, limit …… sizes and stop marketing in school.
    • A. 

      Portion

    • B. 

      Dieting

    • C. 

      Eating

    • D. 

      Part

  • 83. 
    The company published the first independent audits of their supplier factories, along with the …… taken to improve often terrible labour standards.
    • A. 

      Steps

    • B. 

      Schedules

    • C. 

      Acts

    • D. 

      Activities

  • 84. 
    The concept behind IKEA’s amazing success is unbelievably simple: make affordable, well-designed furniture available to the …….
    • A. 

      Masses

    • B. 

      Crowds

    • C. 

      Groups

    • D. 

      Humans

  • 85. 
    It is Ingvar Kamprad’s ideas and values that are at the …… of Ikea’s philosophy. 
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Heart

    • C. 

      Centre

    • D. 

      Middle

  • 86. 
    All Ikea executives are strongly discouraged ……traveling first or business class. 
    • A. 

      From

    • B. 

      About

    • C. 

      With

    • D. 

      To

  • 87. 
    All Ikea executives are aware of the value of cost-…….
    • A. 

      Consciousness

    • B. 

      Recognition

    • C. 

      Realization

    • D. 

      Concern

  • 88. 
    Mr Kamprad is determined that the group will not …… public, because short-term shareholder demand conflicts with long-term planning.
    • A. 

      Go

    • B. 

      Exchange

    • C. 

      Step

    • D. 

      Advance

  • 89. 
    The informality and…… of hierarchy are emphasized by his dress style, with an open-necked shirt preferred to a tie.
    • A. 

      Lack

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Absent

    • D. 

      Disappearance

  • 90. 
    Kraft's vision is to …… consumers' needs and making food enjoyable and healthier.
    • A. 

      Meet

    • B. 

      Please

    • C. 

      Give

    • D. 

      Provide

  • 91. 
    In an attempt to encourage growth, some companies offer…… bonuses for innovation or hire stars from outside.
    • A. 

      Fat

    • B. 

      Rich

    • C. 

      Thick

    • D. 

      Vast

  • 92. 
    Coke, Kraft and Unilever are just a few of the …… that are struggling to innovate and build the brands they already have.
    • A. 

      Giants

    • B. 

      Vasts

    • C. 

      Huges

    • D. 

      Significances

  • 93. 
    Samsung’s market capitalization exceeded ….. of Nokia last week as this fact became evident in the companies’ first-quarter results. 
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Which

    • C. 

      Those

    • D. 

      It

  • 94. 
    Nokia seems to realize how potentially serious its situation is, but two obstacles ……in the way of Nokia regaining authority. 
    • A. 

      Stand

    • B. 

      Run

    • C. 

      Drive

    • D. 

      Sit

  • 95. 
    Countries faced new pressure in their efforts to develop the economy, …… people's living standards and maintain social stability.
    • A. 

      Raise

    • B. 

      Rise

    • C. 

      Inflate

    • D. 

      Average

  • 96. 
    Roy…… us a very good price and has done a fantastic job on repairing the carpet damage caused by the cat.
    • A. 

      Quoted

    • B. 

      Brought

    • C. 

      Showed

    • D. 

      Presented

  • 97. 
    According to a recent study it is expected that the iPhone will……the market for smartphone usage among US Physicians. 
    • A. 

      Dominate

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Manage

    • D. 

      Administer

  • 98. 
    About two decades ago, the supporters of globalization promised that free trade would bring a ……to people in both developed and developing countries. 
    • A. 

      Prosperity

    • B. 

      Property

    • C. 

      Appropriateness

    • D. 

      Properness

  • 99. 
    To “……” means to make laws, systems or attitudes less severe.
    • A. 

      Liberalize

    • B. 

      Decentralize

    • C. 

      Deregulate

    • D. 

      Subsidize

  • 100. 
    If we placed a very large order, …… 15,000 boxes, would you be able to dispatch immediately?
    • A. 

      Say

    • B. 

      Speak

    • C. 

      Example

    • D. 

      Instance

  • 101. 
    For its supporters, fair trade is an example of how world trade can and should be run to…… poverty. 
    • A. 

      Tackle

    • B. 

      Deal

    • C. 

      Cope

    • D. 

      Challenge

  • 102. 
    Technically, fair trade could be banned because WTO rules prohibit ‘differentiation’ between products on the basis of their ……. of production.
    • A. 

      Means

    • B. 

      Meaning

    • C. 

      Methodology

    • D. 

      Significance

  • 103. 
    The two companies have had some initial …… by email and now a face-to-face meeting is required.
    • A. 

      Correspondence

    • B. 

      Correspond

    • C. 

      Responses

    • D. 

      Exchanges

  • 104. 
     …… fashion label outside the top super-luxury brands is either already manufacturing in Aasia or thinking of it. 
    • A. 

      Almost every

    • B. 

      Most every

    • C. 

      Almost

    • D. 

      Nearly

  • 105. 
    Our product …… includes tables, chairs and cupboards.
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Pack

    • C. 

      Package

    • D. 

      Portfolio

  • 106. 
    TTI said it was sensible to increase its production in low-…… markets where it was closer to some of its major customers. 
    • A. 

      Price

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      Expense

    • D. 

      Charge

  • 107. 
    With trade barriers falling, fashion houses were rushing to move production …….
    • A. 

      Faraway

    • B. 

      Offset

    • C. 

      Offshore

    • D. 

      Foreign

  • 108. 
    Big brands tend to squeeze…… small, independent businesses. 
    • A. 

      Out

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Up

    • D. 

      Into