Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 32

Questions
1 Arbitrary codes in communication are :
1 digital
2 analogic
3 non-functional
4 inappropriate

Answer:digital
2 A problem-solving message based on everyday situation is referred to as :
1 slice of life
2 social message
3 situational info
4 simulated slogan

Answer:slice of life
3 Who used the concept of ‘rear-view mirrorism’ in communication ?
1 Sean McBride
2 C.P. Snow
3 Naomi Klein
4 Marshall McLuhan

Answer: Marshall McLuhan
4 The structuralist movement of folklore was founded by :
1 William Thomas
2 Vishnu Sharma
3 H.K. Ranganath
4 Vladimir Propp

Answer: Vladimir Propp
5 The Eurocom Group has its headquarters in :
1 Vienna
2 Paris
3 Bonn
4 Geneva

Answer: Paris
6 Editing means the elimination of :
1 familiar words
2 superfluous words
3 strong verbs
4 adjectives

Answer: superfluous words
7

Assertion (A) : Reasonable restrictions, as per the Indian Constitution, cannot be imposed by the state arbitrarily.

Reason (R) : The restrictions can be imposed only according to law, subject to judicial review.

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
8

Assertion (A) : Regulation of private ownership of the broadcast system by the state through broadcast licences creates ‘a system of soft property’.

Reason (R) : It is premised on the specificities of corporate liberalism.

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, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
9

Assertion (A) : Telecommunication is central to the process of globalisation.

Reason (R) :It is a minimum condition of participation in the emerging new economy of the world.

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
10

Assertion (A) : The concept of the construction of information society is based on a series of myths.

Reason (R) : They provide the necessary narrative for the implementation of communication policies.

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
11

Assertion (A) : Governments all over the world increasingly link communication policy to economic interests.

Reason (R) : Technology promotion in the communication sector is a viable development strategy.

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) : Access to knowledge is always through language and other related orders of representation.

Reason (R) : Since language does not have clear meanings, and does not reflect shared meanings, it contributes to the complicated structure of knowledge.

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

Assertion (A) : Media language generates and constitutes the social world.

Reason (R) :Because it is not merely a channel of information, but also an integral part of our experiences.

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
14

Assertion (A) : Propaganda in the broadest sense is the technique of influencing human action by manipulation of representations.

Reason (R) : The manipulated representations may take form less accurately, by stories and rumours and not manifested in spoken, written, pictorial or musical form.

Codes :
1 Both (A) and (R) are true
2 Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is 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
15 Find out the correct sequence of elements of the hierarchy of effect model.
1 Desire, interest, attention, action
2 Attention, desire, interest, action
3 Attention, interest, desire, action
4 Interest, desire, attention, action

Answer: Attention, interest, desire, action

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