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Journalism and Mass Communication Objective Questions (DMCQ)
Q 1. J.C. Bose demonstrated Radio transmission in
Correct Answer: (D) Calcutta
Explanation: J.C. Bose in 1895 was the first to demonstrate the wireless transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves at Presidency College (now Presidency University), Kolkata. Bose presented a public demonstration at Town Hall in Calcutta, where he sent an electromagnetic wave across 75 feet, passing through walls to remotely ring a bell and to explode some gunpowder. Bose is known as the father of wireless telecommunication.
Q 2. Marconi was born in
Correct Answer: (D) Italy
Explanation: Guglielmo Marconi was born at Bologna, Italy, on April 25, 1874. He known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission, development of Marconi’s law, and a radio telegraph system.
Q 3. First controller of broadcasting in India
(A) J C Bose
(B) Gopal Swami
(C) John Reith
(D) Lionel Fielden
Correct Answer: (D) Lionel Fielden
Explanation: Lionel Fielden was the first controller of Broadcasting in India. He was a senior BBC producer who spent five years in India as the controller of broadcasting and one of the main people who established All India Radio (AIR). It came under the control of the Government of India in 1936.
Q 4. Which of the following magazine is published from Kerala?
(A) The Frontline
(B) The Week
(C) The Outlook
Correct Answer: (B) The Week
Explanation: The Week is an Indian weekly news magazine founded in the year 1982 and is published by The Malayala Manorama Co. Ltd.
Q 5. The word ‘tele’ means ………………
(A) To see
Correct Answer: (B) Far
Explanation: The word ‘tele’ means “distant,” especially “transmission over a distance or far.
Q 6. What does the Latin word “communis” mean?
(D) None of these
Correct Answer: (C) Common
Explanation: The Latin word communis means “common”.
Q 7. Areopagatica, a pamphlet supporting the freedom of expression was written by the famous English poet ……….
(A) John Keats
(B) John Milton
(C) P. B. Shelley
(D) J S Mill
Correct Answer: (B) John Milton
Explanation: John Milton one of the greatest English poets, made an important contribution to the idea of free speech and free press in a pamphlet, Areopagitica (1644), which he wrote and published in response to a restrictive printing ordinance established by Parliament in 1643.
Q 8. Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai was exiled from Travancore in …………..
Correct Answer: (A) 1910
Explanation: On 26 September 1910, Swadeshabhimani newspaper and the printing press were sealed and confiscated by the British Police. Ramakrishna Pillai was arrested and banished from Travancore to Thirunelveli in Madras Province of British India.
Q 9. K Sukumaran was the editor of
(A) Kerala Kaumudi
(C) Malayala Manorama
Correct Answer: (A) Kerala Kaumudi
Explanation: K. Sukumaran, was the editor of Kerala Kaumudi Daily, the third most circulated newspaper in Malayalam. Kerala Kaumudi is a Malayalam language daily newspaper published from Kerala, India. It was founded in 1911 by C. V. Kunhiraman.
Q 10. First private TV channel in Malayalam was
(D) India Vision
Correct Answer: (B) Asianet
Explanation: First private TV channel in Malayalam was asianet operated by Asianet Star Communications, under Star India unit, owned by The Walt Disney Company India.