What Do You Know About Authoritarian Theory?

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What Do You Know About Authoritarian Theory? - Quiz

Authoritarian theory states all forms of communication are under the control of the governing elite. The press is an instrument to enhance the ruler’s power in the country rather than any threats. Take the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do the authorities control media?
    • A. 

      All government run programing

    • B. 

      Issuing licenses

    • C. 

      Censoring all content

    • D. 

      Ridged time slot structuring for programing

  • 2. 
    Authoritarians are necessary to control the media to protect and prevent the people from the national threats through any form communication.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of these might be censored?
    • A. 

      Religious censor

    • B. 

      Geographic censor

    • C. 

      Military censor

    • D. 

      Food censor

    • E. 

      Corporate censor

  • 4. 
    Which of these groups is least likely to be censored?
    • A. 

      Minorites

    • B. 

      Sports teams

    • C. 

      Religious groups

    • D. 

      Foreign politicians

  • 5. 
    What is the extreme form of Authoritarianism?
    • A. 

      Totalitarianism

    • B. 

      Communisim

    • C. 

      Socialism

    • D. 

      Anarchy

  • 6. 
    It is not possible for democracies to posses authoritarian elements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of these are Authoritarian states?
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      Cameroon

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      Qatar

    • E. 

      Venezuela

  • 8. 
    What is major problem with authoritarianism?
    • A. 

      Easily passing leadership to the next individual

    • B. 

      Passive mass acceptance

    • C. 

      Small unorganized militaries

    • D. 

      Hard to maintain central power

  • 9. 
    Who said, "We don't need a weakened government but a strong government that would take responsibility for the rights of the individual and care for the society as a whole."
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • B. 

      Vladimir Putin

    • C. 

      Lorne Michaels

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 10. 
    General aggressiveness directed against people that are perceived to be targets according to established authorities is considered Authoritarian aggression. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False