The Study Quiz For The Tc101 Exam

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What the title says. 50 questions, all multiplechoice/truefalse.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Source, Message, Channel, Receiver

    • B. 

      Source, Music, Camel, Ridicule

    • C. 

      Source, Message, Cable, Receiver

    • D. 

      Sour, Massage, Chain, Retractor

  • 2. 
    The source is....
    • A. 

      The one who's yapping at you

    • B. 

      What someone is yapping

    • C. 

      How someone is yapping something

    • D. 

      The one receiving the yapping

  • 3. 
    The Message is....
    • A. 

      The one who's yapping at you

    • B. 

      What someone is yapping

    • C. 

      How someone is yapping something

    • D. 

      The one receiving the yapping

  • 4. 
    The Channel is....
    • A. 

      The one who's yapping at you

    • B. 

      What someone is yapping

    • C. 

      How someone is yapping something

    • D. 

      The one receiving the yapping

  • 5. 
    The Receiver is....
    • A. 

      The one who's yapping at you

    • B. 

      What someone is yapping

    • C. 

      How someone is yapping something

    • D. 

      The one receiving the yapping

  • 6. 
    Asynchronous Communication
    • A. 

      Communication that occurs at the same time

    • B. 

      Communication that occurs at different times

  • 7. 
    Synchronous Communication
    • A. 

      Communication that occurs at the same time

    • B. 

      Communication that occurs at different times

  • 8. 
    Mediated synchronous communication isn't possible
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Mediated sychronous communcation is possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Media literacy is the ability to...
    • A. 

      Assess, Analyze, Evaluate, and Create media.

    • B. 

      Analyze, Eat, Cremate, and Stuff stuff.

    • C. 

      Be literate in media

  • 11. 
    All media messages are constructed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Media Messages are constructed using a creative language with its own rules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Different people experience the same media exactly the same way.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Media are just there for the sake of being there and aren't embedding any sort of agenda.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Most media messages are organized to gain profit and/or power
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Hypodermic Needle theory implies that there's an opinion leader where you get all your information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Multistep theory implies that there's an opinion leader where you get all your information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Selective process- We look at media that reinforces our own beliefs and avoid media that challenges those beliefs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Social learning- teaches us how scary the world is.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Cultivation- The media teaches us how scary the world is and we believe what the media tell us to think.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Priming- taking an event and looking at it through a certain perspective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Agenda Setting- The media doesn’t tell us what to think, it tells us what to think about.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Framing- taking an event and looking at it through a certain perspective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Uses and Gratification: Using the media to experience some sort of emotional or physical outlet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Catharsis- Using the media to experience some sort of emotional or physical outlet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      In the lab

    • B. 

      In the field

    • C. 

      In the dark

    • D. 

      In McDonel

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      In the lab

    • B. 

      In the field

    • C. 

      In the dark

    • D. 

      In McDonel

  • 28. 
    Content Analysis- Analyzing content for strange anomalies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Causation can be determined by surveys.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Correlation doesn’t equal causation. There has to be a cause & effect. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Cause and effect happens when you are exposed to something and then react to that something.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Correlation means...
    • A. 

      Two things usually go together, but they don’t cause each other.

    • B. 

      Two things always go together and they cause each other

  • 33. 
    Ethnography is when...
    • A. 

      Someone studies ethnicities

    • B. 

      Someone goes into the field and observes things

    • C. 

      Someone gets their ethnic background checked.

  • 34. 
    Technological Determinism- the technology determines the culture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Hegemony is when...
    • A. 

      People say that everything has gone down the tubes

    • B. 

      People say that everything is fine in order to maintain the status quo, which then keeps them in power.

    • C. 

      People run 200 miles in a circle

    • D. 

      People say the Seven Dirty Words

  • 36. 
    Feminism/ethnic- white males are in charge but they're trying to get everyone else on equal ground. They do this by providing negative reinforcement against stereotypes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Economic- exploiting the media to make money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Political- exploiting the media for power
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    The independent variable is...
    • A. 

      The variable that's measured in an experiment

    • B. 

      The variable that's manipulated in an experiment

  • 40. 
    The dependent variable is...
    • A. 

      The variable that's measured in an experiment

    • B. 

      The variable that's manipulated in an experiment

  • 41. 
    The Payne studies concluded that these people ended up getting lower grades, would be less cooperative, and socially awkward.
    • A. 

      Musicians

    • B. 

      Bookworms

    • C. 

      Moviegoers

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Alma will bring the nuclear apocalypse

    • B. 

      The media ruins our children

    • C. 

      Alma will have your babies

    • D. 

      The media strengthen and bolster our children.

  • 43. 
    Zenger was accused of spreading libel about the government but they couldn't convict him. Why?
    • A. 

      He threatened all of the officials families

    • B. 

      All of the things he printed were true

    • C. 

      He had a sudden heart attack and died

    • D. 

      He was assassinated before the trial could take place

  • 44. 
    Check all of the following that are considered to be True Threats
    • A. 

      Yelling 'Fire!' in a crowded theatre

    • B. 

      Saying you disagree with the government

    • C. 

      Saying you're going to kill the president

    • D. 

      Protesting

    • E. 

      Inciting a riot or other acts of violence

  • 45. 
    Sedition says that you can talk about, and actually go about overthrowing the government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    Libel is untrue, defaming speech.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    Slander is untrue, defaming speech.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Publication

    • B. 

      Identification

    • C. 

      Defamatory

    • D. 

      False

    • E. 

      Fault (not know it was false)

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Opinion

    • B. 

      Satire

    • C. 

      No actual malice

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Ignorance

  • 50. 
    The Gutenburg Bible was published in 1457
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    Check all the following ways that the industrial age impacted literacy
    • A. 

      People moved out of the cities

    • B. 

      People moved into the cities

    • C. 

      People stopped reading and fell into idiocy

    • D. 

      More people wanted to learn things

    • E. 

      More people started reading

  • 52. 
    Yellow Journalism was journalism that attempted to expose awful things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    Muckraking attempted to expose awful things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    The internet has bolstered the newspaper industry, this is largely due to the change in business models in the industry.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    Edison invented...
    • A. 

      The cylindric phonograph

    • B. 

      The wireless telegraph

    • C. 

      Wireless technology

    • D. 

      The Vacuum tube

  • 56. 
    Marconi invented...
    • A. 

      The cylindric phonograph

    • B. 

      The wireless telegraph

    • C. 

      Wireless technology

    • D. 

      The Vacuum tube

  • 57. 
    Tesla invented...
    • A. 

      The cylindric phonograph

    • B. 

      The wireless telegraph

    • C. 

      Wireless technology

    • D. 

      The Vacuum tube

  • 58. 
    De Forest invented...
    • A. 

      The cylindric phonograph

    • B. 

      The wireless telegraph

    • C. 

      Wireless technology

    • D. 

      The Vacuum tube

  • 59. 
    After the disaster of the Titanic, telegraph operators had to run 24/7
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    Lots of innovations happened in WWI because the Navy released them to the public.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    Sarnoff wanted to ban the radio and television from the home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    How are the Frequencies in the Electromagnetic Spectrum divided?
    • A. 

      Amateurs are at the bottom, everyone else has a limited amount of space.

    • B. 

      Nobody gets any space

    • C. 

      There's free space for everybody!

  • 63. 
    Who rules the airwaves?
    • A. 

      The FIC

    • B. 

      The FDR

    • C. 

      The FRC

    • D. 

      The FCC

    • E. 

      Both the FRC and the FCC (they're the same thing)

  • 64. 
    The FCC can take away your broadcasting license if you don't follow their rules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 65. 
    Analog measures the density of the wave while FM measures the height of the wave.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 66. 
    O&O stands for Out and Open
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    The Radio Act of 1927 grouped all of the frequencies together and allowed networks unlimited amounts of stations in each market.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    The Telecommunication Act of 1996 allowed companies to own up to eight stations in each market; esentially repealing the Radio Act of 1927.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False