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Journalism and Mass Communication Objective Questions (JMC Quiz)
Q 1. Who was a champion of massline communication?
(A) Mao Zedong
(B) B R Ambedkar
(C) Mother Teresa
(D) Marshall Tito
Correct Answer: (A) Mao Zedong
Explanation: Mass-line communication is the way in which Mao directed the Chinese government and the Communist Party to receive ideas from the masses (the general population of workers) and create policies that would fulfill their needs.
Q 2. Which of the following is an example of new media?
(B) FM radio
Correct Answer: (C) Blog
Explanation: A blog is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts).
Q 3. The chronological evolution of mass media is
(A) Radio, film, newspaper, television
(B) Newspaper, film, radio, television
(C) Newspaper, radio, film, television
(D) Film, newspapers, radio, television
Correct Answer: (B) Newspaper, film, radio, television
Explanation: The invention of Gutenberg’s printing press in 1455; The invention of the Cinématographe in 1895 by the Lumière Brothers; The invention of radio by Marconi in 1895; Television by John Logie Baird in 1925; The internet (the World Wide Web) by Tim Berners Lee in 1990.
Q 4. Who is described as the father of Indian film?
(A) K A Abbas
(C) R G Torney
(D) Satyajit Ray
Correct Answer: (B) Phalke
Explanation: Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, popularly known as Dadasaheb Phalke, was an Indian producer-director-screenwriter, known as the Father of Indian cinema. His debut film, Raja Harishchandra, was the first Indian movie in 1913.
Q 5. Name the first talkie in India.
(A) Raja Harishchandra
(B) Jhansi Ki Rani
(C) Alam Ara
Correct Answer: (C) Alam Ara
Explanation: Alam Ara was the first Indian sound film made in 1931 directed by Ardeshir Irani.
Q 6. The highest film award in India is…
(A) Dada Saheb Phalke Award
(B) J C Daniel Award
(C) Satyajit Ray Award
(D) Raja Harischandra Award
Correct Answer: (A) Dada Saheb Phalke Award
Explanation: The Phalke Award is India’s highest award in cinema. Phalke Award is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Q 7. The highest film award instituted by the Government of Kerala is …
(A) Prem Nazir award
(B) Thikkurussi Award
(C) J C Daniel award
(D) John Abraham award
Correct Answer: (C) J C Daniel award
Explanation: The Government of Kerala created the award to commemorate the contribution of Indian filmmaker J. C. Daniel, who is often regarded as the “father of Malayalam cinema”. Filmmaker Hariharan has been chosen for the prestigious J.C. Daniel Award for 2019.
Q 8. What is SITE ?
(A) Television experiment
(B) Indian satellite
(C) Radio experiment
(D) Entertainment experiment
Correct Answer: (A) Television experiment
Explanation: Satellite Instructional Television Experiment or SITE was an experimental satellite communications project launched in India in 1975, designed jointly by NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). The project made available informational television programs to rural India.
Q 9. Democratic –participant theory was put forward by
(A) Fred Siebert
(B) Theodore Peterson
(C) Denis McQuail
(D) Wilbur Schramm
Correct Answer: (C) Denis McQuail
Explanation: Democratic Participant theory is a modification of social responsibility theory, and Professor Denis McQuail is its proponent. It proposes that the media should propagate, support and promote the views and opinions of individuals in respect of governance, leadership and stewardship of leaders in public governance.
Q 10. Internet was first developed in ….
Correct Answer: (C) US
Explanation: The internet got its start in the United States more than 50 years ago as a government weapon in the Cold War. The first workable prototype of the Internet came in the late 1960s with the creation of ARPANET, or the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network.