Basic Newspaper Concepts! Trivia Quiz

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Newspaper Quizzes & Trivia

What do you know about newspapers? Do you think you could pass this quiz? Newspapers can be published daily or weekly in the morning or in the afternoon. They can be published especially for the people in a small home- town or a big city. They may also be published to suit an international audience. Take this quiz and see how much you know about newspapers.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This part is for the deceased one to inform the public of its passing.
    • A. 

      Mortuary

    • B. 

      Obituary

    • C. 

      Deceased section

  • 2. 
    It’s a reading material whose primary appeal is to deliver detailed news promptly.
    • A. 

      Encyclopedia

    • B. 

      Newspaper

    • C. 

      Magazine

  • 3. 
    The part of a newspaper which expresses the stand/opinion of the editors and publishers on a current issue.
    • A. 

      Feature story

    • B. 

      Sports news

    • C. 

      Editorial

  • 4. 
    It gives an account of events that recently happened. (Politics, economy, culture, and other events.)
    • A. 

      Feature story

    • B. 

      News stories/ Current news.

    • C. 

      Editorial

  • 5. 
    This part gives us news on the result of national and international games and their advance reports on schedules.
    • A. 

      Column

    • B. 

      Sports news

    • C. 

      Feature story

  • 6. 
    This part publishes the readers’ opinions, reactions, comments, and the like
    • A. 

      Feature story

    • B. 

      Readers' opinion

    • C. 

      Readers' column

  • 7. 
    This part is for the deceased one to inform the public of its passing.
    • A. 

      Mortuary

    • B. 

      Obituary

    • C. 

      Deceased section

  • 8. 
    A type of newspaper with limited parts and small in size.
    • A. 

      Tabloid

    • B. 

      Standard

    • C. 

      Semi standard

  • 9. 
    A section which contains comics puzzle etc.
    • A. 

      Games

    • B. 

      Comics

    • C. 

      Entertainment

  • 10. 
    The one who distributes and authors the newspaper.
    • A. 

      Distributor

    • B. 

      Publisher

    • C. 

      Anchors

  • 11. 
    A section for the showbiz.
    • A. 

      Entertainment

    • B. 

      Showbiz

    • C. 

      Fun section

  • 12. 
    A type of newspaper which concerns is for a particular group.
    • A. 

      Daily newspaper

    • B. 

      Weekly newspaper

    • C. 

      Special-interest newspaper

  • 13. 
    A department in the staffs’ of making a newspaper which is responsible for the news and features that the paper prints.
    • A. 

      Editorial department

    • B. 

      Business department

    • C. 

      Mechanical department

  • 14. 
    A department in the staffs’ of making a newspaper which is responsible for ensuring paper makes a profit.
    • A. 

      Editorial department

    • B. 

      Business department

    • C. 

      Mechanical department

  • 15. 
    It prints the newspaper.
    • A. 

      Editorial department

    • B. 

      Business department

    • C. 

      Mechanical department

  • 16. 
    The first step in the production of news in the newspaper.
    • A. 

      Interviewing

    • B. 

      Gathering the information

    • C. 

      Researching

  • 17. 
    It is the name of the writer of a news story, feature article, or special column.
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      By-line

    • C. 

      Writer

  • 18. 
    It is the opening paragraph of a news story. In most cases, it summarizes the important information of a story.
    • A. 

      Lead

    • B. 

      Introduction

    • C. 

      Beginning

  • 19. 
    Means the manuscript of a news matter prepared for typesetting.
    • A. 

      Copy

    • B. 

      Deal

    • C. 

      Banner

  • 20. 
    Usually fills about half of the newspaper which is being sold to firms or individuals.
    • A. 

      Advertisements

    • B. 

      Blockings

    • C. 

      C. Extras

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