How Well Do You Know The Cultivational Theory?

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How Well Do You Know The Cultivational Theory?

Cultivational Theory emphasizes that the more time people spend 'living' in the television world, the more probable they are to trust social reality lines up with reality depicted on television. How well do you know Cultivational Theory and its effects? You can find out and more by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Since Cultivation theory assumes the existence of objective reality and value-neutral research, it is believed to be?
    • A. 

      Positivistic

    • B. 

      Negativistic

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Polarized

  • 2. 
    The first assumption stated by cultivations indicates that?
    • A. 

      Other forms of media have to be televised for more understanding

    • B. 

      Television is essentially the most popular form of mass media.

    • C. 

      Television is fundamentally different from other forms of mass media

    • D. 

      Television gives a different view point in the social behavior of humans

  • 3. 
    Cultivational theory is generally described as the last process that looks at the effects of television on society the other process include all except?
    • A. 

      Message system analysis

    • B. 

      Surveying the audience

    • C. 

      Cultivation differential

    • D. 

      Societal evaluation

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements does not correspond to the Mean World Index?  
    • A. 

      Most people love to use societal values to cheat others

    • B. 

      Most people are just looking out for themselves

    • C. 

      Most people would take advantage of you if they got the chance

    • D. 

      You can't be too careful in dealing with people

  • 5. 
    One of the theory used to describe the effect of mass media on societal values is called?
    • A. 

      Magic bullet theory

    • B. 

      Klapper theory

    • C. 

      Agenda setting theory

    • D. 

      Mean societal theoryt

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Video games

    • B. 

      Movies

    • C. 

      The Music Videos

    • D. 

      War programs

  • 7. 
    The term used in Cultivational Theory to describe when things viewed on television are congruent with the actual lived realities of viewers is called?
    • A. 

      Resonance

    • B. 

      Framing

    • C. 

      Message system analysis

    • D. 

      Differential system analysis

  • 8. 
    The term Heavy user in Cultivation theory refers to persons that?
    • A. 

      Report news frequently

    • B. 

      Prefer mainstream news

    • C. 

      Watch Tv for atleast four hours

    • D. 

      That watch Tv atleast 10 hours a week

  • 9. 
    The various effects that television viewing has on heavy viewers is termed?  
    • A. 

      Television effect

    • B. 

      Television Reality

    • C. 

      Television Fiction

    • D. 

      Television Fantasy

  • 10. 
    The Cultivational theory was first developed by scholars George Gerbner and Larry Gross in what year?
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1977

    • C. 

      1978

    • D. 

      1979