Has The Media Affected You?

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Media Quizzes & Trivia

For a Freshman Project I researched the effects violent and sexual media have on the mind and body. After completing this quiz you will find out whether you have been affected by the media in some way or not. Please answer truthfully.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much visual media do you watch  in a day (TV, movies, games, etc.)?
    • A. 

      1 hour or less

    • B. 

      2-3 hours

    • C. 

      3-4 hours

    • D. 

      5 or more hours

  • 2. 
    Think about the lyrics of the music you generally listen to.  What are most of them about?
    • A. 

      People and personal issues.

    • B. 

      Sex and money.

    • C. 

      Love and relationships.

    • D. 

      Drugs and violence.

  • 3. 
    You have had or plan to have sex...
    • A. 

      After marriage.

    • B. 

      Anytime before marriage.

    • C. 

      When engaged.

    • D. 

      I'm not sure at the moment.

  • 4. 
    Think about the movies you tend to watch and their ratings.  What do most of them contain?
    • A. 

      Large amounts of sexual content.

    • B. 

      Large amounts of violence.

    • C. 

      Large amounts of both.

    • D. 

      Small amounts of both.

    • E. 

      No sexual or violent content.

  • 5. 
    When seeing an advertisement on television, what do you generally focus on?
    • A. 

      The product itself.

    • B. 

      The person modeling or displaying the product.

  • 6. 
    You are witnessing some violence on the street.  What do you do?
    • A. 

      Attempt to stop the violence, settle down the scene, or get help yourself.

    • B. 

      Watch on the sidelines until somebody else comes for help.

    • C. 

      Leave without offering assistance.

    • D. 

      Ask somebody else to do something about it.

  • 7. 
    In everyday difficult situations you tend to deal with them through...
    • A. 

      Conversation, compromising, or persuasion.

    • B. 

      Mild violence like throwing things or yelling.

    • C. 

      Physical violence towards people around you.

    • D. 

      Just letting it go. Forgive and forget.

  • 8. 
    When watching a violent movie or television show what is your general reaction to violence or gore?
    • A. 

      Look away immediately. You were just really grossed out.

    • B. 

      Watch, but are mildly disgusted.

    • C. 

      It doesn't phase you for the most part.

    • D. 

      You enjoy watching it and want more.

  • 9. 
    If you are underage, have you attempted to or seen an R-rated movie, bought an M-rated game, or anything else of the sort?
    • A. 

      Yes and often.

    • B. 

      Yes, but only on rare occasions.

    • C. 

      Never.

    • D. 

      I am not underage.