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Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 23

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Questions
1 Range in printing means
1 To align
2 To support
3 To balance
4 To match

Answer:To align
2 Verso refers to as
1 First half of the page
2 Middle of a page
3 A right hand side page
4 A left hand side page

Answer: A left hand side page
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3 Term ‘Rushes’ relates to
1 Newspaper editing
2 Sound editing
3 Film editing
4 News magazine editing

Answer: Film editing
4

Assertion (A) : The BBC 360 newsroom is a layered newsroom.

Reason (R) : It has not only professionals doing multi-tasking, but also a variety of other professionals catering to different media and their outlets.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
5

Assertion (A) : The defence of qualified privilege under the law of defamation is available to the publication of legislative committee reports.

Reason (R) : The constitutional protection is not available for legislative committee reports, even if it is bonafide and correct.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
6

Assertion (A) : Soft news does not interest the newspaper readers.

Reason (R) : Because it focusses much on intangible events.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is false, but (R) is true
7

Assertion (A) : Qualitative researchers consider that quantitative research is affected by the demerit of reductionism.

Reason (R) : Because qualitative researchers opt for conclusions in the form of consistent interpretations of how something does not function.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false
8

Assertion (A) : Today film is a prime medium of cultural transmission.

Reason (R) : Because films capitalise on the commercial and psychological weaknesses of the society.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false
9

Assertion (A) : Copyright is transmissible by assignment in writing.

Reason (R) : Because copyright constitutes a right to property.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
10

Assertion (A) : Cultural transmission through mass media is more than inevitable.

Reason (R) : Because communication is a part of any individual’s experience, knowledge and continuous learning.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are true
11

Assertion (A) : The name of a newspaper falls under the preview of copyright.

Reason (R) : The relief is available under ‘passing off’ and ‘defamation’.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer:(A) is false, but (R) is true
12

Assertion (A) : Media framing is using a central idea for making sense of events.

Reason (R) : Because media while reporting do not contextualize events to provide coherence.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
3 (A) is true, but (R) is false
4 (A) is false, but (R) is true

Answer: (A) is true, but (R) is false
13 Find out the correct chronological sequence of the launch of following newspapers.
1 DNA, The Telegraph, Deccan Herald, Asian Age
2 The Telegraph, Deccan Herald, Asian Age, DNA
3 Deccan Herald, The Telegraph, Asian Age, DNA
4 Asian Age, The Telegraph, DNA, Deccan Herald

Answer: Deccan Herald, The Telegraph, Asian Age, DNA
14 Write the correct chronological order of the establishment of the following media organizations.
1 The Press Council of India (PCI), Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI), The Press Trust of India (PTI), The Films Division
2 The Press Trust of India (PTI), Registrar of Newspaper for India (RNI), The Films Division, The Press Council of India (PCI)
3 The Press Trust of India (PTI), The Films Division, Registrar of Newspaper for India, The Press Council of India (PCI)
4 The Press Council of India (PCI), The Films Division, Registrar of Newspaper for India (RNI), The Press Trust of India (PTI)

Answer: The Press Trust of India (PTI), The Films Division, Registrar of Newspaper for India, The Press Council of India (PCI)
15 Identify the correct sequence of the following concepts in development communication :
1 Dominant Paradigm, Organic Development, Communitarian Approach, Diffusion of Innovations
2 Diffusion of Innovations, Organic Development, Dominant Paradigm, Communitarian Approach
3 Communitarian Approach, diffusion of Innovation, Dominant Paradigm, Organic Development
4 Dominant Paradigm, Diffusion of Innovations, Organic Development, Communication Approach

Answer: Dominant Paradigm, Diffusion of Innovations, Organic Development, Communication Approach

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