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SOCA03Y3 Final: SOCA03Y3 SOCA01H3 Final Exam Chapter 18 PracticeExam


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Name Chapter 18--The Mass Media
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Print, radio, television, and other communications technologies compose:
Answer mass transit
mass media
mass behavior
mass interaction
mass society
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Who said that the mass media are extensions of the human body and mind?
Answer Patrick Bateman
Jim Carrey
Marshall McCluhan
Marshall Zhukov
Herbert Marshall
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How many hours per year does the average American spend interacting with the mass media?
Answer 649
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Communication that occurs via the mass media is usually:
Answer one-way
two-way
duplex
omnidirectional
simplex
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As late as 1950, the dominant mass medium was:
Answer radio
television
newspapers
the Internet
magazines
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Which of the following is NOT one of the main factors that gave rise to the mass media?
Answer the Protestant Reformation
democratic movements
the technological revolution
capitalist industrialization
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The need for a literate workforce and means of business communication stimulated:
Answer the creation of the printing press
the creation of capitalism

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Name Chapter 18--The Mass Media
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Question 1 Multiple Choice 0 points Modify Remove
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Print, radio, television, and other communications technologies compose:
Answer mass transit
mass media
mass behavior
mass interaction
mass society
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Who said that the mass media are extensions of the human body and mind?
Answer Patrick Bateman
Jim Carrey
Marshall McCluhan
Marshall Zhukov
Herbert Marshall
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How many hours per year does the average American spend interacting with the mass media?
Answer 649
3,649
6,649
9,649
12,649
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Communication that occurs via the mass media is usually:
Answer one-way
two-way
duplex
omnidirectional
simplex
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As late as 1950, the dominant mass medium was:
Answer radio
television
newspapers
the Internet
magazines
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Which of the following is NOT one of the main factors that gave rise to the mass media?
Answer the Protestant Reformation
democratic movements
the technological revolution
capitalist industrialization
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The need for a literate workforce and means of business communication stimulated:
Answer the creation of the printing press
the creation of capitalism

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the proliferation of the mass media
political organization
the decline of the newspaper
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The sources of mass media are embedded in:
Answer the religious needs of society
the political needs of society
the economic needs of society
all of these choices
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About what percentage of their time do Americans spend interacting with the mass media?
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60%
80%
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As societies develop they become larger and more complex. The number of institutions and roles proliferate. Due to the
sheer scale of the society, face-to-face interaction becomes less viable as a means of communication. This leads to:
Answer the creation of new life forms
the disorganization of society
increased competition for scarce social resources
the need for new means of coordinating the operation of society
increased competition for scarce cultural resources
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According to Georg Hegel, the daily ritual of reading the newspaper performs what function?
Answer it unites people
it makes people's lives more confusing
it is a religious experience
it teaches people how to interact with one another
it enriches newspaper owners
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According to functionalists, the significance of the mass media is that it is an important:
Answer social control mechanism
coordination mechanism
agent of socialization
means of entertainment
all of these choices
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Which of the following is NOT one of the functions of the mass media according to functionalists?
Answer they generate conflict
they coordinate society
they act as an important an agent of socialization
they serve as a means of entertainment
they are a social control mechanism
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The Mass media helps ensure conformity through news broadcasts, television dramas, and programs such as Cops that
devote much attention to crime, criminals, and the police. This is part of what function of the mass media?
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