Freedom Of The Press: How Much Do You Know?

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Freedom Of The Press: How Much Do You Know?

Freedom of the Press goes hand-in-hand with free speech for many countries and consists of the rights of citizens to have and vocalize their personal opinions on a number of matters. How much do you know about free press?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 2 reasons state materials are kept protected from the public?
    • A. 

      Information is classified as sensitive

    • B. 

      Information is classified as irrelevant

    • C. 

      To protect national intrest

    • D. 

      To persuade public opinions on the matter

  • 2. 
    Which are examples of press NOT being free? (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Censorship

    • B. 

      Turning off the comment section for an article/blog/video

    • C. 

      Copyright infringment

    • D. 

      State monopolies on tv and radio

  • 3. 
    Journalisted harassed, jailed, expelled, and killed is a mesure of how free a country or regions press is. How many journalists were jailed in 2017 worldwide?
    • A. 

      84

    • B. 

      155

    • C. 

      262

    • D. 

      301

  • 4. 
    The 2018 Press Freedom Index shows the amount of Press Freedom found in each country. Which countries were the most free in 2018?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      Netherlands

    • D. 

      North Korea

    • E. 

      Denmark

    • F. 

      Sudan

  • 5. 
    How much of the world's population lives in areas without press freedom?
    • A. 

      8%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      24%

    • D. 

      33%

  • 6. 
    Which amendment to the constitution included freedom of the press to the US?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      13th

    • D. 

      19th

  • 7. 
    When was freedom of the press established in Great Britain?
    • A. 

      1695

    • B. 

      1771

    • C. 

      1869

    • D. 

      1734

  • 8. 
    The document suppressed freedom of the press in 1933 Nazi Germany?
    • A. 

      Reichstag Fire Decree

    • B. 

      Law for Press Protection

    • C. 

      Bolshevik Decree on Press

    • D. 

      Nuremberg Race Laws

  • 9. 
    In the last 20 years, what are some examples of inventions that have increased freedom of Press?
    • A. 

      Social Media

    • B. 

      Satellite TV

    • C. 

      Voice Over Internet Protocol

    • D. 

      Internet Blogging

  • 10. 
    Which country famously has state-run internet service in order to control the news citizens can see?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Sweden

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      South Africa