Industry as a result of the deregulation of the

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(25) industry as a result of the deregulation of the airlines in 1978—changes that 19
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included dramatic growth in the cor- porate demand for travel services, as well as extensive restructuring and (30) consolidation within the travel industry— this agency adopted a unique structure for globalization. Rather than expand by attempting to develop its own offices abroad, which would require the devel- (35) opment of local travel management expertise sufficient to capture foreign markets, the company solved its globalization dilemma effectively by forging alliances with the best foreign (40) partners it could find. The resulting cooperative alliance of independent agencies now comprises 32 partners spanning 37 countries. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q35: The passage suggests that one of the effects of the deregulation of the airlines was A. a decline in the services available to noncommercial travelers B. a decrease in the size of the corporate travel market C. a sharp increase in the number of cooperative alliances among travel agencies D. increased competition in a number of different service industries E. the merging of some companies within the travel industry Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q36: The author discusses a particular travel agency in the passage most likely in order to -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q37: According to the passage, which of the following is true of the traditional routes to global expansion? 20
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------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q38: Unless tiger hunting decreases, tigers will soon be extinct in the wild. The countries in which the tigers’ habitats are located are currently debating joint legislation that would ban tiger hunting. Thus, if these countries can successfully enforce this legislation, the survival of tigers in the wild will be ensured. The reasoning in the argument is most vulnerable to criticism on the grounds that the argument A. assumes without sufficient warrant that a ban on tiger hunting could be successfully enforced B. considers the effects of hunting on tigers without also considering the effects of hunting on other endangered animal species C. fails to take into account how often tiger hunters are unsuccessful in their attempts to kill tigers D. neglects to consider the results of governmental attempts in the past to limit tiger hunting E.
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