Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 35

Questions
1

Assertion (A) : Throughout the world, the governments are withdrawing from their social responsibilities and the business sector is stepping into the space created as a result of Government withdrawals.

Reason (R) : The general public is not reacting to the situation as the media is supporting such a move.

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
2

Assertion (A) : Technical writing requires skillful writers and collaboration of the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)

Reason (R) : Technical writers write for the consumers what the innovators like to tell about their innovations to the consumers.

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
3

Assertion (A) : India is fast moving towards becoming a Network society.

Reason (R) : India cannot become a network society soon as Internet penetration in India is very low.

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
4

Assertion (A) : The duty of the press is to make fair criticism of any institution in public interest but all the same time it has to abide by the journalistic norms.

Reason (R) : The press, generally fails to meet the expected objectivity in pursuing its duty towards 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: Both (A) and (R) are true
5

Assertion (A) : As marginalized sections of society cannot ventilate their opinions through mainstream mass media channels, they look for alternative channels to support their cause.

Reason (R) : Since marginalized sections do not economically support mass media channels, the latter do not lend their support to these sections of population.

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)
6

Assertion (A) : The prices of magazines in India are beyond the reach of common man, their circulation is declining.

Reason (R) : The proliferation of television channels has resulted in fast information dissemination, the common man does not depend on magazines for information.

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
7

Assertion (A) : Globalization has forced the Indian business units transform themselves from being family units to giant corporate houses.

Reason (R) : Corporate Communications being an integral part of globalization helped in this transformation.

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) : Critical research guides a communication scholar to question the system and take steps to change the system.

Reason (R) : Critical school was born to find out the shortcomings of positivism.

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) : The rigidity of folk media formats for manipulation of content is a big problem for them to be used in development communication.

Reason (R) : Since folk media formats are inherited from one generation of practitioners to the next generation, the rigidity of the formats is an advantage for them to remain insular from external influences.

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 Identify the correct chronological sequence of the following journal of Mass Media Research :
1 Media Asia, Newspaper Research Journal, Public-Opinion Quarterly, Journalism Quarterly
2 Journalism Quarterly, Public-Opinion Quarterly, Newspaper Research Journal, Media Asia
3 Public-Opinion Quarterly, Newspaper Research Journal, Media Asia, Journalism Quarterly
4 Newspaper Research Journal, Media Asia, Public-Opinion Quarterly, Journalism Quarterly

Answer: Journalism Quarterly, Public-Opinion Quarterly, Newspaper Research Journal, Media Asia
11 Find out the actual process of Human Communication in sequential order :
1 Perception, creating meaning, organisation and selection
2 Selection, perception, organisation and creating meaning
3 Organisation, selection, creating meaning and perception
4 Selection, organisation, creating meaning and perception

Answer:Selection, organisation, creating meaning and perception
12 Find out the correct sequential elements in a research proposal/report
1 Introduction, Aim, Objectives, Methodology, Findings, Conclusions, Recommendation
2 Introduction, Objectives, Aim, Methodology, Findings, Recommendation, Conclusions
3 Introduction, Objectives, Aim, Methodology, Conclusions, Findings, Recommendation
4 Introduction, Objectives, Aim, Findings, Methodology, Conclusions, Recommendation

Answer: Introduction, Aim, Objectives, Methodology, Findings, Conclusions, Recommendation
13 Find out the correct sequence in the process of film making
1 Shot, sequence, scene, frame, film
2 Shot, scene, frame, sequence, film
3 Scene, shot, sequence, frame, film
4 Frame, shot, scene, sequence, film

Answer: Frame, shot, scene, sequence, film
14 The book, ‘Men, Media and Messages’ was written by
1 Wilbur Schramm
2 Melvin DeFleur
3 William Hachten
4 Everett Hagan

Answer: Wilbur Schramm
15 Public Opinion means ______
1 Opinion held by general public
2 Media driven opinion
3 Political decision made
4 Opinion held by foreign countries

Answer: Opinion held by general public

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