Censorship Quiz And Study Guide

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See how much you know about the recent news from France and censorship!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Charlie Hebdo refers to...

    • A.

      The president of France

    • B.

      A satirical French magazine

    • C.

      The name of the Editor in Chief of the Paris Times

    • D.

      A comic book store

    Correct Answer
    B. A satirical French magazine
    Explanation
    Charlie Hebdo is a satirical French magazine founded in 1970. It ceased publication in 1981 but relaunched in 1992. It is known for its cartoons and publications that often mock politics and religion.

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  • 2. 

    Why was Charlie Hebdo attacked?

    • A.

      It published a caricature drawing of Mohammed.

    • B.

      It claimed that they had a divine right from God to run the business.

    • C.

      It declared that Catholicism was banal.

    • D.

      It published a racist movie.

    Correct Answer
    A. It published a caricature drawing of Mohammed.
    Explanation
    Charlie Hebdo published multiple issues that were seemingly offensive to the Islamic prophet Mohammed in 2006, 2011, and 2012. It had previously been attacked before but none had resulted in consequences as serious as the attack in 2015.

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  • 3. 

    When was freedom of speech established?

    • A.

      1937

    • B.

      1829

    • C.

      1776

    • D.

      1791

    Correct Answer
    D. 1791
    Explanation
    Freedom of speech was established in the First Amendment of the United States Constitution in 1791 along with freedom of religion, freedom of the press, and the right to assemble.

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  • 4. 

    Hate speech is protected by the First Amendment. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hate speech is speech that offends, threatens, or insults groups, based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or other traits. In the United States, the right for this type of speech is protected by the Constitution.

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  • 5. 

    Which countries rank at the top and bottom of the list for freedom of press?

    • A.

      Sweden, Yemen

    • B.

      Finland, Eritrea

    • C.

      United States, China

    • D.

      Mali, Latvia

    Correct Answer
    B. Finland, Eritrea
    Explanation
    Finland is currently the best country for journalists while Eritrea remains at the bottom of the list. Read more at http://rsf.org/index2014/en-index2014.php.

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