Journalism Quiz
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a lead?
    answer choices
    The conclusion
    Most important part of a story
    The people named in your story
    You are are the lead as the writer
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is journalism?
    answer choices
    Reading
    Editing
    The writing of newspapers, magazines, and news to be broadcast.
    Violent news story.
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What do you need to avoid when writing a story?
    answer choices
    Clear concise writing
    A lead
    Using second or third person
    Long paragraphs
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Journalists start with a lead.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the most important out of the 5W's and H?
    answer choices
    How, Why, What
    When, Where, Why
    What, When, Who
    How, Who, Why
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. You should write a story word for word.
    answer choices
    False
    True
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What is fabrication?
    answer choices
    To make a top notch writing effort
    To make up the details in your writing
    To protect someone's image
    To make a top notch writing effort
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is slander?
    answer choices
    This crime occurs when someone spreads falsehoods about others
    Spoken words that can do harm to a person's reputation
    Malicious gossip which destroys all credibility
    All of the above
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What is libel?
    answer choices
    A type of label
    A way to write an article
    A false statement
    Legal charge for writing & publishing damaging statements
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a journalist's duty?
    answer choices
    To get all of the facts so that the story will be entertaining
    To seek the truth and share a fair & comprehensive report
    To write a good article which has a lot of details
    To always write articles without bias
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is bias in journalism?
    answer choices
    Only writing bad things about a person, event or issue
    Only writing good things about a person, event or issue
    An unbalanced and unfair way of looking at a situation and reporting it
    Making up your mind about a person before getting to know him/her
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. One story inside a newspaper is called a...
    answer choices
    source
    headline
    citation
    article
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. The title of a newspaper article is called a...
    answer choices
    source
    headline
    citation
    article
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. The place or person where you get inspiration and information is your...
    answer choices
    source
    headline
    citation
    article
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. If you reuse a photo from your source you should make a ____ to protect you from plagiarism.
    answer choices
    source
    headline
    citation
    article
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. When writing in journalistic style, you should always report on  ______ first in the article.
    answer choices
    the least important story details
    what the photograph is
    who the author is
    the most important story details
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Jack wrote an article titled, "The Vikings Beat the Jaguars." What is the best category to put it under?
    answer choices
    Sports
    Movies/Music/TV
    Technology
    Travel
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Wilma wrote an article titled, "All About Google Glasses." What is the best category to put it under?
    answer choices
    Sports
    Movies/Music/TV
    Technology
    Travel
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Ned wrote an article titled, "MSP-JFK Aiport Review." What is the best category to put it under?
    answer choices
    Sports
    Movies/Music/TV
    Technology
    Travel
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. What is a good definition for the word ethics? (take your best guess)
    answer choices
    rules about behavior and actions most people follow (following what's right or wrong)
    a way to cite an article
    a test for students
    books that help define what words means
  • Question 21
    120 seconds
    Q. Zed is publishing an article that embarrasses a classmate. Is he being an ethical journalist? (ethical=following good ethics)
    answer choices
    No b/c he forgot to cite his work at the end of the article
    Yes b/c you are ethical when you write anything you want like Zed is doing
    No b/c it's not polite, not respectful, and probably not actual  news that needs reporting on
    Yes b/c ethical journalists don't think about other people's feelings before publishing articles
  • Question 22
    120 seconds
    Q. Igor took pictures for his article and cited his source at the end. Is he being ethical?
    answer choices
    No b/c writing citations is not ethical to do
    Yes b/c writing a citation is the right and respectful thing to do in this situation
    No b/c it's not needed
    Yes b/c you can take anything that you want as a journalist
  • Question 23
    180 seconds
    Q. Ra wrote this article. What's the problem? (tap to see picture)
    answer choices
    It's a run-on sentence
    It's has fragments
    It has misspelled words
    It's unethical to publish.
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