What Do You Know About Media Violence Theory?

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Media Violence theory is the idea that being exposed to violence in movies, television and video games as a child, will make that individual a more aggressive adult. How much do you know about this theory?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What counts as media violence? 
    • A. 

      Acts of aggression between two animals

    • B. 

      A human hunting and animal

    • C. 

      Acts of aggression by one human/human-like character against another

    • D. 

      An argument between a mother and a daughter

  • 2. 
    Which of these are classified as aggressive films?
    • A. 

      Pulp Fiction

    • B. 

      Radio

    • C. 

      Chicago

    • D. 

      Cast Away

  • 3. 
    Spreading a rumor does not constitute aggressive behavior according to the theory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The idea that media forwards dangerous untrue stereotypes is called:
    • A. 

      Lableing

    • B. 

      Arousel

    • C. 

      Mimicry

    • D. 

      Priming

  • 5. 
    Accurate racial representation is important in television show because:
    • A. 

      Children learn by observation

    • B. 

      Critics downgrade inaccurate programing

    • C. 

      The programing is more believable that way

    • D. 

      Children don’t understand stereotypes

  • 6. 
    Repeated exposure to highly emotional media is shown to lessen reactions in viewers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Jeff is no longer grossed out by bloddy gore in real life because he has watched so many horror films. What is thia an example of?
    • A. 

      Observational learning

    • B. 

      Labeling

    • C. 

      Desensitization

    • D. 

      Enactive learning

  • 8. 
    What type of violent protagonist in media is LEAST likely to contribute to viewers aggression?
    • A. 

      Ones who's actions are justified

    • B. 

      One who goes on a crazy rampage

    • C. 

      One who is charismatic

    • D. 

      One who has an obvious vendetta

  • 9. 
    Only previously aggressive children will become more aggressive after watching violent media.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The families of 2 shooting victims filed lawsuits against what violent video game in 2003?
    • A. 

      Call of Duty

    • B. 

      The Simpsons: Hit & Run

    • C. 

      Silent Hill

    • D. 

      Grand Theft Auto

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