Media Questions: Trivia Exam! Quiz

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Media Questions: Trivia Exam! Quiz

Do you know anything about the media? Would you like to see if you can answer these questions? There are common social media questions and answers. The first is, “do I have to be on every social network? ” another is “what type of content should I share? ” Social media is created to procure information regarding social media sites and the people who are on them. If you choose to learn more about media, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    New Media is a term that refers to:
    • A. 

      Digital or computer based technology

    • B. 

      Anything invented after the year 1980

    • C. 

      Analogue and digital technology

    • D. 

      The merging of media forms or texts

  • 2. 
    Digital media can be reproduced exactly every time because they are reproductions themselves.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    New media affects which of the following stages of production? Select all the correct answers.
    • A. 

      Pre production

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      Post production

    • D. 

      Distribution

    • E. 

      Consumption

  • 4. 
    New media technologies can affect the quality of productions because:
    • A. 

      Media producers are able to make exact copies of the product

    • B. 

      Media distributors are able to make exact copies of the product

    • C. 

      Media consumers are able to make exact copies of the product

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    New media technologies can affect the proliferation of media products because:
    • A. 

      New media texts and forms can be easily created and reproduced

    • B. 

      Media producers, distributors and audiences can interact with the product

    • C. 

      Media forms and texts converge to create new forms and texts

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    New media technologies can affect the convergence of media products because:
    • A. 

      Media texts and forms converge to create new texts and forms

    • B. 

      Media producers, distributors and consumers are able to make exact copies of products

    • C. 

      New media forms and texts can be easily created and reproduced

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The 'digital divide' refers to: Select all the correct answers.
    • A. 

      The contrast between information rich and information poor audiences

    • B. 

      People who were born in the 'digital' age

    • C. 

      Not everyone having the same access to technology and information

    • D. 

      People who argue about the safety of the Internet

  • 8. 
    A 'digital native' is:
    • A. 

      A person born after the introduction of digital technology

    • B. 

      A person born before the introduction of digital technology

  • 9. 
    A digital immigrant is:
    • A. 

      A person born after the introduction of digital technology

    • B. 

      A person born before the introduction of digital technology

  • 10. 
    A digital native is a person who is born before the Internet, for whom the language, metaphors and online communication had to be learnt.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The definition of ‘medium’ is:
    • A. 

      Categories of media based on the technology used to create and distribute them – for example: film, television, mobile phones

    • B. 

      A particular media product – for example: Despicable Me, Modern Family, Instagram

    • C. 

      A means or instrument for storing or communication information

    • D. 

      A French term meaning ‘type’. A term used to describe the way we catagorise texts

  • 12. 
    The definition of ‘media form’ is:
    • A. 

      A particular media product – for example: Despicable Me, Modern Family, Instagram

    • B. 

      Categories of media based on the technology used to create and distribute them – for example: film, television, mobile phones

    • C. 

      A means or instrument for storing or communication information

    • D. 

      A French term meaning ‘type’. A term used to describe the way we catagorise texts

  • 13. 
    The definition of ‘media text’ is:
    • A. 

      Categories of media based on the technology used to create and distribute them – for example: film, television, mobile phones

    • B. 

      A particular media product – for example: Despicable Me, Modern Family, Instagram

    • C. 

      A means or instrument for storing or communication information

    • D. 

      A French term meaning ‘type’. A term used to describe the way we catagorise texts

  • 14. 
    The definition of ‘genre’ is:
    • A. 

      Categories of media based on the technology used to create and distribute them – for example: film, television, mobile phones

    • B. 

      A particular media product – for example: Despicable Me, Modern Family, Instagram

    • C. 

      A means or instrument for storing or communication information

    • D. 

      A French term meaning ‘type’. A term used to describe the way we catagorise texts

  • 15. 
    A 'target audience' is:
    • A. 

      The audience or market the producers of a media product have in mind when they create and promote a product

    • B. 

      All the people who consume a media text

  • 16. 
    The definition of ‘character’ is:
    • A. 

      The real life person who pretends to be the character in a film.

    • B. 

      Alice in Wonderland

    • C. 

      A location within a text.

    • D. 

      A person or entity that exists in a media text

  • 17. 
    The definition of ‘actor’ is:
    • A. 

      A location within a text.

    • B. 

      The real life person who pretends to be the character in a film.

    • C. 

      Kit Harrington

    • D. 

      A person or entity that exists in a media text

  • 18. 
    The definition of ‘narrative’ is:
    • A. 

      A chain of events in cause and effect occurring in space and time

    • B. 

      The main story

    • C. 

      The formatted written text of a film

    • D. 

      A series of drawings and written directions representing all shots in a film

  • 19. 
    The definition of ‘plot’ is:
    • A. 

      The formatted written text of a film

    • B. 

      A chain of events in cause and effect occurring in space and time

    • C. 

      A series of drawings and written directions representing all shots in a film

    • D. 

      The main story

  • 20. 
    The definition of ‘script’ is:
    • A. 

      The formatted written text of a film

    • B. 

      A chain of events in cause and effect occurring in space and time

    • C. 

      A series of drawings and written directions representing all shots in a film

    • D. 

      The main story

  • 21. 
    The definition of ‘storyboard’ is:
    • A. 

      The formatted written text of a film

    • B. 

      A chain of events in cause and effect occurring in space and time

    • C. 

      A series of drawings and written directions representing all shots in a film

    • D. 

      The main story

  • 22. 
    Editing is best described as:
    • A. 

      Using imovie to mix your camera shots together

    • B. 

      What the director does to combine shots, sound and vision to make a final movie

    • C. 

      Combining shots, sound and vision – mixed, rearranged and cut together to create a final product

    • D. 

      Combining camera and audio – mixed and cut together to create a final product

  • 23. 
    Denotation is:
    • A. 

      The meaning that words, images and sounds suggest beyond the literal description

    • B. 

      The simple description of what can be seen or heard

  • 24. 
    Connotation is:
    • A. 

      The meaning that words, images and sounds suggest beyond the literal description

    • B. 

      The simple description of what can be seen or heard

  • 25. 
    The three essential elements for a narrative story are:
    • A. 

      Audience, purpose, story

    • B. 

      Audience, purpose, structure

    • C. 

      Audience, point of view, structure

    • D. 

      Audience, point of view, story

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