M.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION, NOVEMBER 2013. Second Year –– Non–Semester Tourism Management — (DD & CE) GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS OF TOURISM (For those who joined in July 2008 – 09 onwards) Time : Three hours
Maximum : 100 marks
PART A — (5 × 5 = 25 marks) Answer any FIVE questions out of Eight. 1.
What is a cyclone?
Name ten countries in Asia with their respective capitals.
Write a note on tourism in Switzerland.
Name a few bird sanctuaries in India.
What do you mean by Oasis? Also name a few.
Tourism is highly dependent on the geography of that particular place – Explain.
What are the uses and advantages of the twenty four clock system?
What is meant by jet lag? PART B — (5 × 15 = 75 marks) Answer any FIVE questions out of Eight.
Explain in detail the reason and effects of climate change.
Give a detailed note on electronic maps.
Describe Singapore as a top tourism destination.
African wild life vs. Asian wild life – Give a detailed study.
Give a detailed account on Island tourism.
Give a detailed account on tourism development in Indian islands.
Explain in detail the introduction and usage of the twenty four hour clock.
Calculate the time difference of the below (a) New York–0500 and Moscow+0300 (b) Mumbai+0530 and Syndney+1000 (c) Sofia+0200 and San Francisco–0800 (d) Kanthmandu+0545 and Paris+0100 (e) Buenos Airs–0300 and Boston–0500 ——————— Page 2