Journalism Terms Trivia Knowledge Test! Quiz

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Journalism Terms Trivia Knowledge Test! Quiz

There are a lot of things happening all over the world and journalism is one way of ensuring that the information of these events as they occur is transmitted to people around the globe. As a journalism student, the quiz below is designed to test out your knowledge on journalism terms from your classes. Give it a shot and get refresh!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This is the title or the name of the newspaper. Also called the Mast.
  • 2. 
    This is also known as a paragraph.
  • 3. 
    This is the caption or description for a photo.
  • 4. 
    This is where the story was written. Example: IOWA CITY, Iowa -
  • 5. 
    Also known as font.
  • 6. 
    This is the page on which the story continues.
  • 7. 
    Stands for page one.
  • 8. 
    This is known as cancelling a story. Term also used is "kill".
  • 9. 
    This is often used for web stories, known as a bullet point.
  • 10. 
    What does A.M.E. stand for?
  • 11. 
    What does A.C.E. stand for?
  • 12. 
    This is a case study. This type of lede focuses on a person's story, experience, etc.
  • 13. 
    This is a lede for a hard news story. A summary is the most common type.
  • 14. 
    This is an uplifting, fun, light fare story.
  • 15. 
    This is referred to as a follow up story.
  • 16. 
    This is the opposite of the editorial page. This includes letters to the editor, columns, etc.
  • 17. 
    This is a story that accompanies, often on the side of, a main story.
  • 18. 
    Also known as a head shot.
  • 19. 
    This refers to people who work at the paper.
  • 20. 
    What does A.P. stand for?
  • 21. 
    This is also known as the copy desk.
  • 22. 
    As a noun, this is the position of a story in the paper
  • 23. 
    Also known as a freelancer.
  • 24. 
    Also known as the pull out section.
  • 25. 
    These are boxes on both sides of the flag.