Communication Theories

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Conspiracy Theory Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz on communication theories: Bullet, Uses and Gratifications, Reinforcement, Agenda Setting Function, Cultivation theories plus a little bit on Postmodernism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Bullet Theory is a linear theory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What's another name for the Bullet Theory?
    • A. 

      Hammer Theory

    • B. 

      MC Hammer Theory

    • C. 

      Hypodermic Needle Theory

  • 3. 
    Media producers use theories to create their work.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Reinforcement theory says texts and audiences are active.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The main notion of Agenda Setting Function Theory is that the media can't tell us what to think, but it can tell us what to think about.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Part of Cultivation Theory says that the media can cultivate a "mean world" syndrome in long-term TV viewers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A Postmodernist will argue:
    • A. 

      Each media text has one meaning.

    • B. 

      Media texts have multiple meanings.

    • C. 

      A square has three sides.

  • 8. 
    Jacques Derrida is seen as the "Father of Deconstructivism."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mass media communication theories started with the Frankfurt School.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Postmodernism emerged at the end of World War Two.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False