Newspaper Practice Quiz 1

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 125

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Newspaper Quizzes & Trivia

Vocab and questions from the first few weeks of Newspaper class


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Journalism is . . .
    • A. 

      Writing in a newspaper

    • B. 

      The gathering and reporting of news

    • C. 

      Making food

    • D. 

      Not a real thing

  • 2. 
    Credibility is . . .
    • A. 

      Lying

    • B. 

      Checking for accuracy

    • C. 

      Writing in a newspaper

    • D. 

      The belief that what someone says is true

  • 3. 
    To verify means to . . .
    • A. 

      Make food

    • B. 

      Check for accuracy

    • C. 

      Take pictures for the newspaper

    • D. 

      Believe what someone is saying

  • 4. 
    The 1st Amendment guarantees  . . .
    • A. 

      Free speech and free press

    • B. 

      Free religion

    • C. 

      The right to own a gun

    • D. 

      The right to have children

  • 5. 
    The following are all roles of journalists except . . .
    • A. 

      Shining a spotlight on important issues

    • B. 

      Keeping democracy in motion

    • C. 

      Telling everyone what they think

    • D. 

      Keeping people informed about upcoming events, weather, etc.

  • 6. 
    If someone says information is confidential, then you . . .
    • A. 

      Should tell everyone

    • B. 

      Should not tell everyone

  • 7. 
    Libel is  . . .
    • A. 

      Verifying information

    • B. 

      Telling the truth

    • C. 

      The acrt

    • D. 

      Printing or broadcasting false information that damages someone's reputation

  • 8. 
    ______________________ is a characteristic of a news story about an event that is reported as soon as it happens.
  • 9. 
    Stories with ______________ are about famous, important or well known people.
  • 10. 
    _________________ is a characteristic of news found in stories about sports or war.
  • 11. 
    ______________ is a characteristic of a news story that happens locally or close to home.
  • 12. 
    _________________  ______________ stories are about people, usually those involved in an emotional struggle.
  • 13. 
    The current name of the Lighthouse Newspaper is The Lightning Times.  We should . . .
    • A. 

      Leave the name the way it is

    • B. 

      Make a new name

    • C. 

      Name it "The Soua Vue Newspaper"