Event Planning MCQs

Event Planning MCQs

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1: Flyers, banners, & signage are all parts of:

A.   Performance

B.   Loading

C.   Promotion

D.   Revenue

2: What is swag (or schwag)?

A.   rare wedding cake flavor

B.   party favors

C.   type of music from the 20s

D.   silk ribbon commonly used in event invitations

3: Who sends goods to the consignee?

A.   Consignor

B.   Consignee

C.   Agent

D.   Receiving

4: What type of exhibit has interchangeable components?

A.   Fractured Exhibit

B.   Audible Exhibit

C.   Modular Exhibit

D.   Fragmented Exhibit

5: What is event cancellation insurance?

A.   coverage for weather damage inflicted on the event space on the date of an event

B.   coverage of event fees under circumstances in which the event is cancelled due to weather issues

C.   coverage for the loss of revenue or expenses due to the cancellation or postponement of an event

D.   coverage for the loss of memorabilia due to the cancellation of postponement of an event

6: What is an Exposition?

A.   An event where a new product is revealed

B.   A convention for transportation industry officials

C.   Public trade show for a specific industry to display and test new products, ideas, etc.

D.   An event that collects 3 to 5 different industries for networking purposes

7: What should you consider when choosing the music for your event?

A.   whether the space can accommodate the instrumentation you've chosen

B.   if the food will complement the music

C.   whether the color scheme matches the music mood

8: Statistically, what is the most successful day of the week to host a wedding?

A.   Wednesday

B.   Saturday

C.   Friday

D.   Sunday

9: What is an event hashtag?

A.   a watermark commonly included on event invitations

B.   a clause in an event contract that indicates host liability in the event that an attendee is found consuming drugs on the event property

C.   a tag people can use to search for an talk about your event on Twitter

10: True or False? A career in event planning requires a degree.

A.   False

B.   True

11: True or False? Recent academic studies have revealed 'Thank You Cards' to be old fashioned, annoying, and more harm than good for an event planning firm.

A.   False

B.   True

12: What are Hors D'oeuvres?

A.   The soup of the day at an event.

B.   Finger foods served at an event.

C.   Multicultural events

D.   The climatic hour of an event.

13: What does "C.I.F." stand for?

A.   Current, Indistinct, Final

B.   Cost, Insurance, Freight

C.   Calculate, Identify, Forge

D.   Cost, Infrastructure, Fame

14: What is a hand truck?

A.   A small truck or van used to ship merchandise

B.   A European term for catering companies

C.   A small hand powered device used for transporting small loads.

D.   Slang for a small stage

15: What is the first step in designing a successful event?

A.   understanding your target audience

B.   outlining the content for your event invitations

C.   creating a comprehensive guest list

D.   selecting a venue

16: What do drapers specialize in?

A.   Advertising

B.   Event webpage coding

C.   Special decor

D.   Intrastate trade

17: What term refers to a collection of people tasked with running an event?

A.   Planning Fellowship

B.   Event Committee

C.   Content Coordinator

D.   Building Team

18: Who presents the central theme of an event on event day?

A.   Keystone Speaker

B.   Keynote Speaker

C.   Key Speaker

D.   Keytheme Speaker

19: True or False: The logo(s) on a name tag should be bigger than the delegate or guest's name.

A.   True

B.   False

20: What is special event liability insurance?

A.   protects from liability related to guest food poisoning from outdoor catering

B.   protects from liability for bodily injury or property damage for which you may become legally liable as a result of contributing to a person's intoxication

C.   protects from liability related to events that include over 1,000 attendees

D.   protects from liability related to certain event accidents that could result in bodily or property damage

21: What term describes the allotted expenditures set for a specific event?

A.   Cost

B.   Luxury cap

C.   Budget

D.   Attendance

22: What is a contingency plan?

A.   a toasting plan that incorporates all participates

B.   a layout plan of the event space for seating arrangements

C.   a backup plan in case anything goes wrong

23: What term describes the physical location of where an event is held?

A.   Destination

B.   Hotspot

C.   Venue

D.   Pantheon

24: What is the role of an a/v contractor?

A.   Book speakers, DJs, and musicians.

B.   Provide event-specific legal advice.

C.   Organize ambulance and emergency services.

D.   Supply audio/visual equipment and services.

25: The color white creates which impact on an event space?

A.   a sense of space and purity

B.   can create a sense of frustration and anger

C.   provokes a sense of passion and romance

D.   a sense of urgency and anxiety

26: Liquor liability insurance protects against liability for...

A.   minors who become intoxicated as a result of liquor served at a special event

B.   property damage committed as a result of an event host serving non-sponsored liquor

C.   bodily injury or property damage for which you may become legally liable as a result of contributing to a person's intoxication

D.   crimes committed by an individual who becomes intoxicated during your event

27: What term refers to an exhibit set against a wall, building, large vehicle, etc.

A.   Walled Production

B.   Wall to Wall Coverage

C.   Event Graffiti

D.   Backwall Exhibit

28: How many sides are there to a peninsula display?

A.   Three

B.   Four

C.   Five

D.   Two

29: What does I&D stand for?

A.   Idea & Date

B.   Implementation & Deviation

C.   International & Domestic

D.   Installation & Dismantle

30: What does a Bill of Lading address?

A.   Terms regarding parking and traffic organization.

B.   Terms of securing location.

C.   Terms specific to individual venues.

D.   Terms of transportation of goods.

31: ROS stands for:

A.   Run Of Show

B.   Regulated Ordeal Systems

C.   Return On Setup

D.   Rent Oriented Semantics

32: Typically, what is the most common type of trash produced by large events?

A.   Plastic

B.   Biowaste

C.   Air pollutants

D.   Paper

33: Which of the following are typically included in event rental agreements?

A.   setup and tear down times

B.   event photo resolutions

C.   special event liability insurance

D.   event cancellation insurance

34: What is the term for seats, tables, attendees, etc. organized in a "V" pattern?

A.   Wedge

B.   Vanna

C.   Bombay

D.   Chevron

35: What is sleeping room attrition in a hotel contract?

A.   The percentage of sleeping room shortfall allowable before no-show charges apply.

B.   The amount of employee turnover allowed before the hotel has to notify the client.

C.   The amount of guests allowed per room.

D.   The percentage of rooms over the contracted amount allowed at the negotiated rate.

36: What obstacle typically serves as event book-ends on the day of the event?

A.   Intro & Outro

B.   Payment

C.   Parking & Transportation

D.   Meals

37: How often is porter service included in the base cost of a trade show booth?

A.   Always

B.   Rarely

C.   Never

D.   Often

38: The color blue is which type of color?

A.   energetic

B.   sad

C.   neutral

D.   enraging

39: What term refers to a low wall or barrier dividing exhibits?

A.   Blockade

B.   Wall

C.   Rail

D.   Vanguard

40: When is not a good time to schedule an event?

A.   Bank Holidays

B.   Leap Days

C.   Long Weekends

D.   Wedding Season

41: What are riggers responsible for?

A.   Machine assembly

B.   Tent and balloon set up

C.   Food loading

D.   Traffic planning

42: What is a potential negative impact of using the color yellow in an event theme?

A.   can create a soothing romantic mood

B.   can induce tiredness and unrest

C.   can create a sense of frustration and anger

43: The area where empty crates and contractor materials are stored is known as the:

A.   Rubbish bin

B.   Deadman

C.   Boneyard

D.   Service zone

44: What must accompany most types of merchandise to ensure good condition upon shipping?

A.   Quality Certificate

B.   All of these

C.   Certificate of Inspection

D.   Inspection Insurance

E.   Stamp of Approval

45: You should always ___ your attendees turnout for sponsors?

A.   project exactly

B.   under-estimate

C.   over-estimate

46: What term refers to an individual or organization that pays for a specific good or service?

A.   Coordinator

B.   Contractor

C.   Underwriter

D.   Contributor

47: What is the most important consideration in selecting the right music for your event?

A.   the birth year of the event host

B.   which songs and genres are not allowed

C.   whether live instruments are permiited inside the event space

48: Which of the following terms refers to a raised platform at an event?

A.   Pantheon

B.   Riser

C.   Box

D.   Dais

49: When does a 'show break' take place?

A.   At an event's end.

B.   At an event's final planning meeting.

C.   At an event's beginning.

D.   At an event's intermission.

50: True or False? Event planning is a time tested profession that finds its roots in colonial times.

A.   True

B.   False