Journalism Vocabulary Quiz

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Journalism Vocabulary Quiz

Please answer the questions below to the best of your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the following are part of the 5 W's and H EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      How

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      What

  • 2. 
    A specific area assigned to a reporter for regular coverage is a (an) _______?
    • A. 

      Beat

    • B. 

      Story

    • C. 

      Editorial

    • D. 

      Commonality

  • 3. 
    A fact is something that can be proven.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The portion of the layout that explains what is happening in pictures is a _________?
    • A. 

      Dominant

    • B. 

      Explanation

    • C. 

      Caption

    • D. 

      Reference

  • 5. 
    An interview is when the reporter allows the source to speak continuously for about 5 minutes without asking any questions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Written defamation/slander refers to _____________?
    • A. 

      Review

    • B. 

      Libel

    • C. 

      Legal activity

    • D. 

      News

  • 7. 
    Spoken defamation is also known as ________.
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      Review

  • 8. 
    There are four types of alignment including all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Right

    • B. 

      Left

    • C. 

      Vertical

    • D. 

      Justified

  • 9. 
    The beginning of the story which serves to summarize the story and/or grab the reader's attention is known as the _______________.  
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Headline

    • C. 

      Caption

  • 10. 
    Two facing pages are called a ______________.
    • A. 

      Spread

    • B. 

      Inverted Pyramid

    • C. 

      Headline

    • D. 

      Caption