Diagnostic Test For Journalism

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Journalism Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is aimed at measuring your knowledge of basic concepts and principles in journalism.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In 50 words or less, write down your expectations.
  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes journalism?
    • A. 

      It is a field of study which involves gathering and delivering information to the public.

    • B. 

      A field of mass communication which is aimed at providing the citizens with information which will make them free and self-governing.

    • C. 

      The study of creating news articles and opinion articles that shall form an informed citizenry.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT an element of news?
    • A. 

      Timeliness

    • B. 

      Impact

    • C. 

      Oddity

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    News writing differs in approach with opinion writing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This is the most important part of the frontpage, after the name of the newspaper.
    • A. 

      Hammer headline

    • B. 

      Fold

    • C. 

      Ears

    • D. 

      Banner headline

  • 6. 
    The newspaper's soul.
    • A. 

      News

    • B. 

      Editorial

    • C. 

      Column

    • D. 

      Feature

  • 7. 
    The newspaper's breather
    • A. 

      News

    • B. 

      Editorial

    • C. 

      Column

    • D. 

      Feature

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are principles that govern opinion writing?
    • A. 

      Accuracy and Balance

    • B. 

      Accuracy and Fairness

    • C. 

      Balance and Research

    • D. 

      Fairness and Research

  • 9. 
    Feature articles can be written in any form or structure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A feature article may do any of the following except
    • A. 

      Entertain

    • B. 

      Inform

    • C. 

      Educate

    • D. 

      Persuade

  • 11. 
    Which of the following will best describe news?
    • A. 

      News is an account of recent events which are significant and interesting.

    • B. 

      News is a record of recent events written in the newspaper.

    • C. 

      News is a record events which are timely and interesting.

    • D. 

      Aimed at informing the public, news consists of stories which are significant to the public.

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