Introduction to Journalism Solved MCQ- Set 1

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Very Important for the NTA UGC NET Exam (Paper II- Journalism and Mass Communication) and Ph.D. Entrance Exam. This Mass Communication Quiz is also important for Master and Bachelor courses entrance exam like Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and Banaras Hindu University (BHU) etc.,

Q1. What is yellow journalism?

A. Exploitative sensational        

B. Classified telephone directory

C. A low priced novel     

D. None of these

Q2. What is editorial?

A. Piece of interview     

B. A point of view of the newspaper

C. One-sided approach of the Government        

D. None of these

Q3. Agenda setting is the main objective:

A. Is the subject of mass communication             

B. Of media person

C. Media has no concern one    

D. None of these

Q4. The news of important public events appearing in the front sections of a newspaper, re called:

A. Soft-news     

B. Hard-news

C. Feature News             

D. Investigative news

Q5. What is byline?

A. Reporter’s name printed with story 

B. A railway track

C. Text written on lines

D. None of these

Q6. What is ABC?

A. Audit Bureau of Circulation  

B. American Business Circle

C. American Business Corporation           

D. None of these

Q7. A journalist who is not attached with any newspaper is called:

A. Free Lancer  

B. Retainer

C. Correspondent           

D. Stinger

Q8.  Identification Mark written on the top of news story page is called:

A. Embargo        

B. Tip

C. Credit Line    

D. Slug Line

Q9.  UPI is the abbreviation of:

A. United Press of India               

B. United Press of Indonesia

C. United Press International     

D. None of these

Q10. The news that appears two or three days before an event is called:

A. Follow up      

B. Lead story

C. Curtain raiser              

D. None of these

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