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Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 42

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Questions
1 The World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters was launched in
1 Brazil
2 Sri Lanka
3 Canada
4 Argentina

Answer:Canada
2 Television viewing is considered as
1 a business process
2 a negative process
3 an active process
4 a formal process

Answer:an active process
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Assertion (A) : The Indian press has become quite distinct from the western press during the last few years.

Reason (R) : The Indian press has registered a quantitative jump in terms of number of publications and circulation.

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.
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Assertion (A) : Developmental communicators should focus more on problem-solving rather than problem-posing.

Reason (R) : The organic model’s assumption is that people have the abilities to devleop themselves.

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.
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Assertion (A) : Human beings have the unique ability to store their experiences consciously and pass them onto the next generation.

Reason (R) : This ability is responsible for the cultural transmission function of the mass media.

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.
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Assertion (A) : The public broadcaster in India has failed the expectations of its consumers.

Reason (R) : Because it does not exercise its autonomy for professional assertion and excellence.

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).
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Assertion (A) : In Virendra V. State of Punjab, Section 3(1) of the Punjab Special Powers (Press) Act, 1956, was struck down by the Supreme court as unreasonable.

Reason (R) : It was not only on the ground of substantive unreasonableness, but also on the ground of procedural unreasonableness.

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 Find out the correct chronological order of the following committees :
1 Chanda Committee – Vidyalankar Committee – Parthasarathy Committee – Verghese Committee
2 Verghese Committee – Vidyalankar Committee – Chanda Committee – Verghese Committee
3 Parthasarathy Committee – Chanda Committee – Vidyalankar Committee – Verghese Committee
4 Vidyalankar Committee – Chanda Committee – Verghese Committee – Parthasarathy Committee

Answer: Vidyalankar Committee – Chanda Committee – Verghese Committee – Parthasarathy Committee
9 Identify the correct sequence of stages of growth as propounded by Walt Rostow :
1 Traditional society, drive to maturity, pre-conditions for take-off, take-off, age of mass consumption.
2 Traditional society, age of mass consumption, take-off, pre-conditions for take-off, drive to maturity.
3 Traditional society, take-off, pre-conditions for take-off, drive to maturity, age of mass consumption.
4 Traditional society, pre-conditions for take-off, take-off, drive to maturity, age of mass consumption.

Answer: Traditional society, pre-conditions for take-off, take-off, drive to maturity, age of mass consumption.
10 Find the correct chronological order of the following :
1 The Official Secrets Act – The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act – The Press Council of India Act – The Right to Information Act.
2 The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act – The Official Secrets Act – The Press Council of India Act – The Right to Information Act.
3 The Official Secrets Act – The Press Council of India Act – The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act – The Right to Information Act.
4 The Official Secrets Act – The Right to Information Act – The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act – The Press Council of India Act.

Answer: The Official Secrets Act – The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act – The Press Council of India Act – The Right to Information Act.
11 Write the correct chronological order for the development of Internet.
1 RAND, ARPA, TCP/IP, Hypertext, WWW
2 ARPA, TCP/IP, RAND, Hypertext, WWW
3 TCP/IP, Hypertext, WWW, ARPA, RAND
4 Hypertext, WWW, TCP/IP, ARPA, RAND

Answer:RAND, ARPA, TCP/IP, Hypertext, WWW
12 Arrange the stages a brand passes through from its birth to its final eclipse :
1 Maturity, Growth, Introduction, Decline
2 Decline, Growth, Introduction, Maturity
3 Growth, Maturity, Introduction, Decline
4 Introduction, Maturity, Growth, Decline

Answer: Maturity, Growth, Introduction, Decline
13 Name the English daily which was derisively called as “The old lady of Boribunder”.
1 Free Press Journal
2 Indian Express
3 The Times of India
4 The Statesman

Answer: The Times of India
14 The crusading journalists of the United States in the early twentieth century were identified as
1 new journalists
2 muckrakers
3 gatekeepers
4 stingers

Answer: muckrakers
15 Immersive journalism is based on
1 first person narration
2 second person narration
3 third person narration
4 impersonal narration

Answer: first person narration

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