Wrcu Dj Contract Quiz

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Wrcu Dj Contract Quiz

All DJs (new and returning) must read the WRCU DJ contract in its entirety, pass this quiz, and sign the DJ contract BEFORE broadcasting.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Another club you work for has some awesome leftover swag that you want to give away. You should…
    • A. 

      Encourage listeners to call in answers to trivia questions and give the winners prizes

    • B. 

      Distribute the swag elsewhere because WRCU never allows contests and prizes

    • C. 

      Contact the General Manager and seek approval to run a contest prior to your show

  • 2. 
    If slices offers you a discount in exchange for promotion of their business on-air you may act individually and encourage listeners to buy their pizza.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When someone calls into the station’s call-in line you should…
    • A. 

      Place the caller on air and then inform them of the station’s rules

    • B. 

      Place the caller on air and act as though it is a normal conversation

    • C. 

      Answer the call off-air and inform them of our rules and your intent to broadcast the conversation before putting them on air

  • 5. 
    How many times may you press the ‘DUMP’ button per show?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    An unforeseen swear word is present in one of your songs! How many seconds do you have to push the ‘DUMP’ button before it goes over the air?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 7. 
    After pressing the dump button should you…
    • A. 

      Turn of the song currently playing and apologize to listeners for the switch explaining that an unscreened song or swear word was played accidentally

    • B. 

      Press the ‘Fade N’ Go’ button and carry on as if nothing has happened

    • C. 

      Play the rest of the song and hope there are no more swears present for the remainder of the track

  • 8. 
    An important event has come up during your showtime. With the automation system there is no need to worry about finding a substitute DJ or contact the Program Director and you can just skip your time slot for that week.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When editing your playlist in the NexGen Control Room you may substitute any New Music or Recurrents so long as you replace them with other New Music and Recurrent tracks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    PSA’s may be skipped if you have too many songs to fit in the hour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    It is good practice to have your show extend slightly over the hour mark, allowing NexGen to re-sync a track or two at the end.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    You have amassed a large stack of CDs in the station that you plan on ripping for your personal use. You should..
    • A. 

      Take them back to your dorm room, rip them, then return them so as not to leave clutter in the station

    • B. 

      Haphazardly throw them on a shelf together so they are shelved but easily accessible by you

    • C. 

      Rip them in the station one-by-one returning them to their proper alphabetic locations as they are completed

    • D. 

      Leave a note for production staff asking them to rip the CDs for you and send them to you via Dropbox.

  • 13. 
    The owner of a copyrighted work has the exclusive right to do which of the following? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      To copy and reproduce the work

    • B. 

      To distribute those copies of the work by sale or other transfer of ownership

    • C. 

      To make derivative works based upon the original work

    • D. 

      To perform/display the work publicly

  • 14. 
    You may disregard some of the rights given to the owner of a copyrighted work by the copyright law if they are unfair or inconvenient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Owning and operating file sharing software is legal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Could you be violating any copyright laws if you are using a legally owned and operated file sharing software?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    WRCU believes that everyone should have the right to all the music they desire, and therefore sometimes allows DJs to play illegal file shared or illegal burned copies of music to be played over the airwaves. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    WRCU expects which of the following from broadcasted music? (Check all the apply)
    • A. 

      That it is legally obtained through purchase or promotional use

    • B. 

      That it meet the expectations upheld by the KFC

    • C. 

      That it must first be reviewed by Pitchfork

    • D. 

      That it is covered under licensing subscriptions from BMI, SESAC, and ASCAP

  • 19. 
    It is okay to: (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Report a rumor on air

    • B. 

      Sarcastically pick on a friend on air

    • C. 

      Speculate about a public figures private life

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    It is okay to play April Fools pranks on listeners. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    WRCU does not allow political conversation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    WRCU does not allow promotion or reverse-promotion of candidates or policies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    It is not okay to urge listeners to go to an event or donate money to a cause
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    You and your friends are in the booth. You all begin to jam out and accidentally you hit the mic and it fall off its stand. You pick it up but it just isn’t working. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You put it back on stand and blame it on the DJ after you.

    • B. 

      You finish the show and then tell a board member

    • C. 

      You immediately contact a board member

    • D. 

      You just leave it. (Not my chair, not my problem)

  • 25. 
    If you break something in the station you don’t have to pay for it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    There are four microphones in the booth and five chairs but how many people are allowed in the booth at one time?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      13

    • E. 

      As many as you want

  • 27. 
    You are in the booth doing your show. Your roommate walks by and asks if he or she can come in the booth. What is your roommate allowed to do in booth?
    • A. 

      Talk on air, run the board, and play with the turntables.

    • B. 

      Chill and eat his/her coop meal in the booth

    • C. 

      Talk on air without signing a contract.

    • D. 

      Sign a contract and then talk on air.

  • 28. 
    You hate the board members, all the dumb rotations they make you play, the stupid quiz they have you do, and on top of it all they smell really bad. While on air, the topic of WRCU management comes up, what do you say?
    • A. 

      You speak your mind and tell the world how much you hate them.

    • B. 

      You call out certain people because you hate them the most

    • C. 

      Instead of call out the board members, you decided to call out certain DJ’s because they do things differently from you.

    • D. 

      You don’t criticize the station or its management you just skip the topic.

  • 29. 
    WRCU has the right to cancel your programming in lieu of specialty programming, ie: Sporting event, guest lecture, interview, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    You are in the booth and the phone rings. You answer it and the caller wants to know if you have Matt Kavanagh’s (board member) phone number. You have the number right in front of you. What do you do?
    • A. 

      You give his number out on air

    • B. 

      You tell the person to “f off”

    • C. 

      You tell the person to contact the WRCU board of directors for any inquiries

    • D. 

      You tell the person that Matt Kavanagh’s address so they can meet him in person

  • 31. 
    WRCU-FM reserves the right to dismiss DJ’s for any reason deemed fit by the board of directors. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    Obscene material is protected by the First Amendment and can be broadcast without restriction. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Federal law allows for obscene programming during certain times of day. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Indecent Programming is defined as: depicting or describing sexual or excretory organs or activities in terms that are patently offensive by community standards
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    What criteria must material meet in order to be deemed obscene? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Overtly sexual

    • B. 

      Markedly false

    • C. 

      Patently offensive

    • D. 

      Lack of literary/artistic/political/scientific value

  • 36. 
    Indecent material is protected by the First Amendment and can be banned entirely
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Between what hours are indecent broadcasts prohibited
  • 38. 
    Profanity is defined as: language so grossly offensive to members of the public who actually hear it as to amount to a nuisance
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Did you read the DJ contract in its entirety
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 40. 
    Are WRCU-FM and Colgate University permitted to use your voice to create promotional material?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    WRCU-FM has obtained the legal rights to play BLANK on the air (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Bootleg remixes and mixtapes

    • B. 

      Live recordings released by fans

    • C. 

      Music licensed by BMI, SESAC, and ASCAP

    • D. 

      Independently released music offered as a promotion

  • 42. 
    DJs are permitted to accept money (or gifts) to broadcast certain material without acknowledging the sponsorship or gift formally on the air.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    You are eating a delicious sandwich from the coop and enjoying a soft drink.  Should you:
    • A. 

      Eat the food in the studio while conducting a show

    • B. 

      Eat the food in the common space outside the studio

    • C. 

      Not bring food into WRCU at all

  • 44. 
    Your friends decide it would be funny to get drunk before a show.  Would it be funny?
    • A. 

      Yeah do it bro!

    • B. 

      Maybe, but DJs aren’t allowed operate a radio show unless they are sober.