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Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 46

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Questions
1 Journalese is known for its
1 Complexity
2 Simplicity
3 Inclusivity
4 Exhaustiveness

Answer:Inclusivity
2 The news agency of Italy is
1 DPA
2 EFE
3 PANA
4 ANSA

Answer:ANSA
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3 ______ was the metal used for the matrix of the type-setting machines of yester-years.
1 Carbon.
2 Magnesium.
3 Lead.
4 Brass.

Answer: Brass.
4

Assertion (A) : A strike by working journalists can be termed as illegal.

Reason (R) : If it is resorted to by violating a term of a settlement or during a pendency of arbitration proceedings before an arbitrator.

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) : Mass media audiences are acknowledged of their presence, but scant attention is paid to them.

Reason (R) : Because mass media are an institutionalised product of a corporate society, it is easy to examine them rather than their audiences.

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) : It is said that advocacy of communitarian strategy does demand a theoretical manipulation.

Reason (R) : Because there is enough literature and also historical evidence to say that it is a viable communication and development policy option.

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) : Foreigners who run newspapers in India are not entitled to the rights guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution.

Reason (R) : Because this guarantee is available only to Indian citizens.

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) : The invasion of copyright does not constitute trespass.

Reason (R) : Because it is a proprietary right.

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.
9

Assertion (A) : The cross-media ownership has brought a new dimension to the business media management in India.

Reason (R) : The advertising outlay of corporate houses and the governments has made cross-media ownership highly viable in the country.

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).
10

Assertion (A) : The union government can curtail the space available in a newspaper for advertisement.

Reason (R) : Though the intention is to ‘prevent unfair competition, it cannot be done by reducing the circulation of a group of newspapers’.

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) : The press freedom in India is not absolute.

Reason (R) : Because the press is subject to the restrictions imposed by the Press Council of India.

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.
12

Assertion (A) : The magic bullet theory considers media institutions as powerful.

Reason (R) : The mass society concept that members are of uniform characteristics has led to this perception.

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.
13 Identify the correct sequence of editors of Indian Express.
1 Frank Moraes, V.K. Narasimhan, B.G. Verghese, Arun Shourie
2 Frank Moraes, B.G. Verghese, V.K. Narasimhan, Arun Shourie
3 Frank Moraes, Arun Shourie, B.G. Verghese, V.K. Narasimhan
4 Frank Moraes, V.K. Narasimhan, Arun Shourie, B.G. Verghese

Answer: Frank Moraes, V.K. Narasimhan, B.G. Verghese, Arun Shourie
14 Identify the correct sequence of communication models that were proposed by scholars :
1 Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw, Elihu Katz & Paul Lazarsfeld, Harold Lasswell, David White
2 Harold Lasswell, David White, Elihu Katz & Paul Lazarsfeld, Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw
3 Elihu Katz & Paul Lazarsfeld, Harold Lasswell, David White, Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw
4 Harold Lasswell, Elihu Katz & Paul Lazarsfeld, David White, Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw

Answer: Harold Lasswell, David White, Elihu Katz & Paul Lazarsfeld, Maxwell McCombs & Donald Shaw
15 Find the correct chronological order of the following :
1 The Indian Press Act – The Indian Penal Code – The Press and Registration of Books Act – The Vernacular Press Act
2 The Indian Penal Code – The Indian Press Act – The Press and Registration of Books Act – The Vernacular Press Act
3 The Vernacular Press Act – The Indian Penal Code – The Indian Press Act – The Press and Registration of Books Act
4 The Indian Penal Code – The Press and Registration of Books Act – The Vernacular Press Act – The Indian Press Act

Answer: The Indian Penal Code – The Press and Registration of Books Act – The Vernacular Press Act – The Indian Press Act

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