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Comic Book Quiz..Do Comic Books Help Improve Reading Skills And Current Event Awareness (Demo)

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  • 1. 
    Many people who see movies based on superheroes were first introduced to these characters in comic books.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A comic book is a book of cartoons or _______ ________ related to a sustained narrative.
  • 3. 
    The American Comic Form began around _____.
    • A. 

      1961

    • B. 

      1934

    • C. 

      1929

    • D. 

      1955

  • 4. 
    Why did people like comic books during the depression era in the United States?
    • A. 

      People wanted more serious things to read and did not like comic books.

    • B. 

      The color in the pictures.

    • C. 

      The high cost made it seem prestigeous to read a comic book.

    • D. 

      They found solace in the escapism of myth, hope, and adventure in stories.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is an example of the first comic books in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Spiderman

    • B. 

      Mad

    • C. 

      Flash Gordon

    • D. 

      Tales From The Crypt

  • 6. 
    Superman was one of the first superheroes in the comics. Around what year was he introduced to the public?
    • A. 

      1942

    • B. 

      1939

    • C. 

      1955

    • D. 

      1947

  • 7. 
    Match the comic book title or subject to the year it became popular. 
    • A. Superheroes/Batman/Superman
    • A.
    • B. Horror/Western comics
    • B.
    • C. Marvel Superhero group
    • C.
  • 8. 
    There is research that exist that support the fact that comic books can help children learn to read.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    According to research reading comic books can have what affect on students?
    • A. 

      Helps them read faster.

    • B. 

      Helps improve vocabulary

    • C. 

      Creates reading confidence.

    • D. 

      B and c

    • E. 

      A,b,and c

  • 10. 
    While comic books have many attributes one of them is not promoting creativity in children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Comic books can help instill a love of reading in children.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    One criticism of children reading comic books is that the student is only_____ ___ _____ rather than reading the story.
  • 13. 
    Those who did not support students reading comic books cited which of the following reasons?
    • A. 

      The content was immoral because of sexual content and the glorification of villains.

    • B. 

      The books had too many pictures.

    • C. 

      The word in the books were to complicated.

    • D. 

      The stories were not believable.

  • 14. 
    At one time comic books could only talk about certain issues. What was the name of the organization that approved the content a comic book could publish. 
    • A. 

      Local government agencies

    • B. 

      The U.S. Constitution

    • C. 

      The federal government

    • D. 

      Comic Magazine Association of America

  • 15. 
    The United States government helped change the  type of content that was acceptable in comic books when they asked Marvel Comics to do a story on which subject?
    • A. 

      Sex

    • B. 

      War

    • C. 

      Bullying

    • D. 

      Drugs

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an issue which could cause a comic not to get the seal of approval by the CMAA?
    • A. 

      Books showing respect for parents and Government.

    • B. 

      Books that were about sports.

    • C. 

      Books containing certain types of slang.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 17. 
    Today the CMAA is used by comic book publishers to regulate their content.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are current events that included in comic books?
    • A. 

      Abuse of power by politicians

    • B. 

      Buying war bonds to support the war.

    • C. 

      Decision to invade Iraq.

    • D. 

      Homosexuality

    • E. 

      A,b,d

    • F. 

      A, b, c, and d

    • G. 

      A and c

  • 19. 
    Marvel and DC comics never focus on current events in their comic books.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which constitutional amendment protects comic book publishers so they have the freedom to publish what they want?
    • A. 

      Ninth

    • B. 

      Third

    • C. 

      First

    • D. 

      Second