Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 5

Questions
1 The term, objectivity rituals, is used in :
1 News reporting
2 Public relations
3 Advertising
4 Cultural communication

Answer: News reporting
2 Identify one of the key recommendations of the First Press Commission :
1 Setting up of the office of Registrar of Newspapers of India
2 Abolition of Press Council of India
3 Introduction of Article 19 (1) (A)
4 Special privileges to newspaper owners

Answer: Setting up of the office of Registrar of Newspapers of India
3

Assertion (A) : The do-it-yourself digital tools offer an audience public control over media environment.

Reason (R) : The dominant media models are resorting to unbridled supply of frivolous entertainment to survive.

Code :
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
4

Assertion (A) : Editorial neutrality and political detachment are a great journalistic tradition.

Reason (R) : Partisan media systems result in an alliance between a section of the media and government, which is a positive result.

Code :
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
5

Assertion (A) : There have been fast paced shifts in media management paradigms all over the world.

Reason (R) : The emergence of new semiotic socio-political order has affected the media economics to a large extent.

Code :
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) : The mainstream media managers have now lost the way to hold their audiences intact.

Reason (R) : For, in the new socio-technical world, audiences produce their own contents and meanings.

Code :
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)
7

Assertion (A) : The convergent technology is transforming the socio-cultural orders all over the world.

Reason (R) : The new media have offered expanded options for the users to experiment with.

Code :
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 distinctions among different media are getting erased fast. Reason (R) : The convergent digital technology has made the hybrid media possible. Code :
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
9

Assertion (A) : The counter-hegemonic media practices will be marginalised in due course.

Reason (R) : It is to neutralise the threat they pose to the established media order.

Code :
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) : The Indian film industry represents a splintered semiotics of inter-cultural integration.

Reason (R) : Films in India frequently project sub-cultural themes to exhibit identity integration.

Code :
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)
11

Assertion (A) : The issue of hyphenated identities dot the discourse of new international information and communication order.

Reason (R) : The issues of identity and culture often work against cultural homogenisation prompted by Western media.

Code :
1 Both (A) and (R) are correct
2 Both (A) and (R) are correct, 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 correct, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
12

Assertion (A) : Mutual understanding forms the basis of an open, two-way communication in Public Relations.

Reason (R) : For, it enables an organisation to influence public opinion, public judgement and public behaviour.

Code :
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 Find out the correct chronological sequence of the following Newspapers.
1 Forward, Bombay Chronicle, Swarajya, National Herald
2 National Herald, Bombay Chronicle, Swarajya, Forward
3 Bombay Chronicle, Swarajya, Forward , National Herald
4 Swarajya, National Herald, Forward, Bombay Chronicle

Answer: Bombay Chronicle, Swarajya, Forward , National Herald
14 Identify the correct Chronological sequence of the following television networks.
1 Rupavahini, STAR, Zee TV, Al Jazeera
2 STAR, Zee TV, Al Jazeera, Rupavahini
3 Zee TV, Al Jazeera , Rupavahini, STAR
4 Al Jazeera, Rupavahini, STAR, Zee TV

Answer: Rupavahini, STAR, Zee TV, Al Jazeera
15 Find out the correct chronological sequence of the following films.
1 Sita Bibaha, Joymati, Kalidas, Ayodyacha Raja
2 Kalidas, Ayodyacha Raja, Joymati, Sita Bibaha
3 Ayodyacha Raja, Joymati, Sita Bibaha, Kalidas
4 Joymati, Sita Bibaha, Ayodyacha Raja, Kalidas

Answer: Kalidas, Ayodyacha Raja, Joymati, Sita Bibaha

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