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The Ultimate Adventure Travel Quiz
by Staff
Would you like to see the Great Wall of China or kayak through the Amazon rain forest? These and other adventure travel destinations are only a phone call away. Check out our quiz and find out what you need to know to enjoy the vacation of a lifetime.

Adventure tourism almost always includes:

  • traveling to a distant place
  • doing something dangerous
  • sustaining an injury

Which of the following are activities associated with "hard" tourist adventures?

  • bird watching
  • paragliding
  • wine tasting

Which of the following are activities associated with "soft" tourist adventures?

  • bird watching
  • paragliding
  • rock climbing

In which year did Leo Le Bon establish Mountain Tours, the world's first adventure travel company?

  • 1947
  • 1967
  • 1987

What percentage of adult American tourists are adventure travelers?

  • 10 percent
  • 20 percent
  • 30 percent

The adventure market earned more than _____ dollars in revenue in 2003.

  • 145 million
  • 245 million
  • 345 million

Adventure-seeking ____ make up the fastest-growing segment of the adventure tourism industry.

  • women
  • men
  • teens

What fraction of the divorces of couples in their forties and fifties are initiated by women?

  • one-quarter
  • two-thirds
  • one-half

What are some of the psychological benefits of adventure travel?

  • increased self-esteem
  • clear headedness
  • both of the above

Which extremely expensive type of travel may be the new frontier of adventure tourism?

  • space tourism
  • Arctic tourism
  • underwater tourism

Which hotel chain has begun plans to open the galaxy's first space hotel?

  • Hilton Hotels
  • Crowne Plaza Hotels
  • Renaissance Hotels

Which of the following are popular adventure travel venues?

  • baseball fantasy camps
  • NASCAR driving schools
  • both of the above

Which popular movie starring Billy Crystal inspired cattle drive adventure vacations?

  • City Slickers
  • Country Bumpkins
  • Suburban Mommas

Safaris usually involve travel to the continent of:

  • Europe
  • Antarctica
  • Africa

Which of the following are among the top ten adventure travel destinations?

  • the Pyramids in Egypt
  • the Taj Mahal in India
  • both of the above

From which type of vendor can you purchase travel insurance?

  • tour agencies
  • airlines
  • hotels

At which type of school can you learn to rock climb?

  • boulder climbing school
  • rock climbing school
  • mountain climbing school

In which of the United States is the Wintergreen Dog Sledding Lodge located?

  • Montana
  • Missouri
  • Minnesota

Which tour company specializes in religious pilgrimages to the Middle East?

  • Walkways
  • Roadways
  • Highways

Which events that occur in remote or exotic locations put a damper on local tourism?

  • revolutions
  • terrorism
  • both of the above