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Mass Communication & Journalism Objective Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Mass Communication & Journalism MCQs Set 9

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Questions
1 On Spec in journalistic parlance means :
1 Commissioned article
2 Uncommissioned article
3 Additional editorial
4 First page feature

Answer: Uncommissioned article
2 Fan writing is characterised as a type of textual :
1 Preacting
2 Problematisation
3 Poaching
4 Presumption

Answer: Poaching
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3 Screamer is a/an _________ mark normally seen in headlines.
1 Question
2 Quotation
3 Exclamatory
4 Semicolon

Answer: Exclamatory
4

Assertion (A) : Modern mass media are responsible for destroying the folk communities.

Reason (R) : The media fare provides scope to have individual judgements to decide what is amoral and what is not.

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 false, but (R) is true
5

Assertion (A) : Television is central to ‘global mass culture.’

Reason (R) : The flow of television programmes from different directions is more pronounced than ever before to the West.

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
6

Assertion (A) : The liberal model of media is positive to the growth of democracy.

Reason (R) : Market orientation makes media responsive to public issues.

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
7

Assertion (A) : Market based media ownership aims to create an informed citizenry.

Reason (R) : Such an architecture of media system delivers enormous amounts of news on public affairs.

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
8

Assertion (A) : Video podcasting and peer-to-peer networking represent a new architecture of aesthetics.

Reason (R) : Technological evolution has hindered the public access to media.

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
9

Assertion (A) : The synergy of modern economy with modern mass media is the other face of sophisticated media manipulation.

Reason (R) : Sale of physical and entertainment products is the sole aim of today’s corporate media which aims to maximise profits.

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) : In the present day democracy, the rights and duties of publics to communicate has become less acceptable.

Reason (R) : Because of commercialisation and professionalisation, media viewpoints of others are of little consequence in media content selection.

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 false, but (R) is true
11

Assertion (A) : Language and communications are not only social practices, but also political.

Reason (R) : Human communication has the primary objective of self - preservation.

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)
12

Assertion (A) : The invention of Internet was basically not for democratising the global communication system.

Reason (R) : It was initiated for the US military to control centres to communicate in the eventuality of a nuclear war.

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

Assertion (A) : People watch television because they are very fond of news.

Reason (R) : Some news channels are not objective and neutral in their coverage of news.

Code :
1 (A) is true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
2 (R) is true but (A) is not the correct explanation of (R)
3 Both (A) and (R) are correct
4 Both (A) and (R) are incorrect

Answer: Both (A) and (R) are incorrect
14

Assertion (A) : Print media is less socially responsible than the electronic media.

Reason (R) : Because the electronic media depend heavily on commercial revenue and as such they have to protect their commercial interests.

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 false, but (R) is true
15

Assertion (A) : Guerilla television and video are more than media tools.

Reason (R) : They reflect the images of rebellion of the oppressed against modern imperialism.

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

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