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Some people were born to travel – the feeling of leaving all your troubles behind and immersing yourself in a different culture and environment altogether gives people a feeling like no other. How much do you know about the topic, however? Find out in this AS Travel and Tourism quiz.


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  • 1. 

    What does the DCMS Stand for?

    • A.

      Department for Culture Media and Science

    • B.

      Department for Culture Media and Sport

    • C.

      Department for Culture Maths and Sport

    Correct Answer
    B. Department for Culture Media and Sport
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Department for Culture Media and Sport." The DCMS stands for Department for Culture Media and Sport, which is a government department in the United Kingdom. This department is responsible for policies and initiatives related to culture, media, sport, tourism, and the creative industries.

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  • 2. 

    Visit Manchester is a....

    • A.

      Regional Development Agency

    • B.

      Regional Tourist Attraction in Manchester

    • C.

      Regional Tourist Board for Manchester

    • D.

      Tourist Information Centre in Manchester

    Correct Answer
    C. Regional Tourist Board for Manchester
    Explanation
    The given correct answer, "Regional Tourist Board for Manchester," suggests that Visit Manchester is an organization responsible for promoting tourism in the region. As a tourist board, their main focus is likely to attract visitors, provide information about tourist attractions, and support the development of tourism in Manchester.

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  • 3. 

    The DCMS supported Manchesters bid to build a super casino, however.....

    • A.

      The casino was built in Blackpool

    • B.

      The casino was built in Liverpool

    • C.

      The casino was not built due to local residents protesting

    • D.

      The casino plans were withdrawn due to a change of prime minister

    Correct Answer
    D. The casino plans were withdrawn due to a change of prime minister
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the casino plans were withdrawn due to a change of prime minister. This means that the government's support for Manchester's bid to build a super casino was rescinded when a new prime minister came into power. As a result, the plans for the casino were abandoned.

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  • 4. 

    Visit Britain has useful information for overseas tourists and the a site visitor can even choose from a range of different

    Correct Answer
    languages
    Explanation
    The given answer suggests that Visit Britain provides useful information for overseas tourists and offers the option to choose from a variety of languages. This implies that the website is user-friendly and caters to the needs of international visitors who may not be fluent in English. By providing information in multiple languages, Visit Britain aims to make it easier for tourists from different countries to access and understand the content on their website.

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  • 5. 

    29 UK Cities are in the running for the "City of Culture" which takes place in the year

    • A.

      2012

    • B.

      2013

    • C.

      2010

    • D.

      2009

    Correct Answer
    B. 2013
    Explanation
    The "City of Culture" event takes place in the year 2013, as stated in the answer. This event is a prestigious title awarded to a city in the United Kingdom, which showcases its cultural achievements and heritage. It is a year-long program that includes various cultural events, festivals, and exhibitions. The fact that 29 UK cities are in the running for this title indicates the significance and competitiveness of the event.

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