How Television Represents Happiness

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Happiness Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Merriam-Webster defines happiness as 
    • A. 

      A state of well-being and contentment

    • B. 

      Vengeance

    • C. 

      Seeing new trends including fashion, technology, and places

  • 2. 
    Reality television viewers are motivated by? 
    • A. 

      looking at how celebrities live their extravagant lives

    • B. 

      Vengeance

    • C. 

      Status

  • 3. 
    According to sensitivity theory, we embrace television viewing as a convenient, minimal effort means of vicariously experiencing joy repeatedly 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    People who are motivated by status have an above average need to feel self-important
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    According to the article, what shows are sociable people interested in?
    • A. 

      Shows that represent vengeance

    • B. 

      Shows that represent status

    • C. 

      Shows that represent groups, fun, or friendship