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Journalism and Mass Communication Objective Questions (JMC Quiz)
Q 1. Name the person who is most associated with WikiLeaks is ……….
(A) Julian Assange
(B) Tim Bernet
(C) Bill Gates
(D) Richard Stallman
Correct Answer: (A) Julian Assange
Explanation: Julian Paul Assange is an Australian editor, publisher, and activist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006. WikiLeaks came to international attention in 2010 when it published a series of leaks provided by U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning.
WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes news leaks. A news leak is the unsanctioned release of confidential information to news media.
Q 2. Name the first Indian film.
(A) Pather Panjali
(B) Life of Christ
(C) Raja Harischandra
(D) Mother India
Correct Answer: (C) Raja Harischandra
Explanation: Raja Harishchandra is a 1913 Indian silent film directed and produced by Dadasaheb Phalke. It is often considered the first full-length Indian feature film.
Q 3. Jasmine revolution that triggered political unrest in North African and West Asian countries actually began in
Correct Answer: (C) Tunisia
Explanation: The Tunisian Revolution, also called the Jasmine Revolution, was an intensive 28-day campaign of civil resistance. It included a series of street demonstrations which took place in Tunisia, and led to the ousting of longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in January 2011.
Q 4. Which of the following is an example of social media network?
Correct Answer: (D) Linked-in
Explanation: LinkedIn is a social network that focuses on professional networking and career development. LinkedIn is an American business and employment-oriented online service which was launched on May 5, 2003, the platform is mainly used for professional networking, and allows job seekers to post their CVs and employers to post jobs.
Q 5. Global village concept was put forward by…..
(A) Robert Merton
(B) Seon McBride
(C) Marshall McLuhan
(D) Wilbur Scramm
Correct Answer: (C) Marshall McLuhan
Explanation: Marshall McLuhan, who was a Canadian thinker, coined the term ‘global village’ in the 1960s. It indicates daily production and consumption of media, images and content by global audiences.
Q 6. J. Gopikrishnan who unearthed the 2G spectrum scandal was a reporter of ……
(A) The Times of India
(B) The Pioneer
(C) The Telegraph
Correct Answer: (B) The Pioneer
Explanation: J. Gopikrishnan is an Indian journalist who wrote a series of reports, exposing the 2G case. He was awarded the Ramnath Goenka Journalist of the Year Award for print in 2009.
Q 7. What was the first Internet service in India?
Correct Answer: (B) ERNET
Explanation: Internet in India began in 1986 and was available only to the educational and research community. It was publicly available from August 15, 1995. The history of internet in India began with the launch of the Educational Research Network (ERNET) in 1986.
Q 8. Which newspaper first launched an internet edition in Malayalam?
(A) Malayala Manorama
(D) Kerala Kaumudi
Correct Answer: (C) Deepika
Explanation: Deepika, a Malayalam language newspaper, is one of the oldest newspapers published in India. Started in 1887, it is the oldest Malayalam newspaper now in circulation.
Q 9. Name the educational channel of Doordarshan.
(B) Gyan Darshan
(C) Vidya Bharati
Correct Answer: (B) Gyan Darshan
Explanation: Gyan Darshan (GD) channel is a major milestone in the field of Educational Television in India. It is an educational media initiative of MHRD in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB), Prasar Bharati and ISRO with IGNOU as the nodal agency.
Q 10. Which was the first 24 hours news channel in Malayalam?
(A) Asianet news
(B) India Vision
Correct Answer: (B) India Vision
Explanation: Indiavision was an Indian pay television news channel based at Kochi, Kerala, India. It broadcast in Malayalam. It was launched on 14 July 2003.