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81) Most radio today is based on __________________ programming.   82) Howard Stern popularized the __________________ radio programming genre.   83) Through a system called __________________, a handful of announcers can be heard on several radio stations. 84) CBC radio is funded through __________________. 85) __________________ has the potential to make everyone a disc jockey.   86) Please.
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31) Which independent studio was founded by a Canadian investor? A) Miramax B) Dreamworks C) United Artists D) Lions Gate E) Warner Brothers 32) Canadian movies account for which percentage of all screen time at movie houses in Canada? A) 11 percent B) 32 percent C) 76 percent D) 2 percent E) 26 percent 33) Canada has been most successful in which.
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11) How long are most narrative films? A) 100 minutes B) 60 minutes C) 30 minutes D) 90 minutes E) 135 minutes 12) Which term refers to the ability to appreciate moviemaking as an art form? A) Media literacy B) Film literacy C) Movie buff D) Director’s cut E) Reel rebel 13) Which was the first Canadian feature film? A) Evangeline B) The.
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41) In 2004, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that music downloading is legal. A) True B) False 42) The majority of music sales in Canada are legal digital downloads. A) True B) False 43) The recording industry is concentrated in four major companies. A) True B) False 44) File sharing had little impact on the recording industry’s corporate.
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11) By 1958, which network stretched from Victoria to Halifax? A) NBC B) PBS C) Global D) CTV E) CBC 12) Currently, there are how many national television networks in Canada? A) Two B) Three C) Five D) Six E) Twenty 13) How many Canadian national television networks are privately owned? A) Five B) Two C) Four D) Seven E) Fifteen 14) What was created by.
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71) There’s no doubt that the mass media are a source of _________________. 72)­ Many people feel overwhelmed by _________________, the media deluge of information with no sense of order or priority. 73) The Television Bureau of Canada estimates that the average Canadian watches almost ­_________________ hours of television per week. 74) The.
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11) Which term is used to describe the black–hillbilly hybrid music that emerged in the 1950s? A) Rhythm and blues B) Blackabilly C) Hillbilly music D) Appalacian music E) Rockabilly 12) Who has been described as “a white man who had the Negro sound and the Negro feel”? A) B. B. King B) Joe Hill Louis C) Jackie Brenston D).
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61) Disney fought to keep away from the television networks in the 1950s. A) True B) False 62) Independent studios are often long-lasting. A) True B) False 63) Television is often the only outlet for Canadian movies. A) True B) False 64) For moviegoers, the least visible part of the movie industry is distribution. A) True B) False 65) The major.
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51) Most music historians trace contemporary popular music to roots in American folk music. A) True B) False 52) Sam Phillips was a key figure in the development of rock ’n’ roll. A) True B) False 53) Rock ‘n‘ roll was introduced to Canada in the 1970s. A) True B) False 54) Rap music originally flowed from the lives.
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11) Which of the following represents recording companies and went to court against Napster in 2003? A)  CBC B)  RIAA C)  Sony BMG D)  Podcast Alley E)  Shawn Fanning 12) In Canada, who is most likely to download music for free? A)  Seniors B)  Children C)  Adults D)  Pre-teens E)  Teenagers 13) According to Jeff Rose-Martland, why is there a decline in.
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21) Which was the first to transmit television programming by satellite? A) CBC B) CTV C) CBS D) Fox E) HBO 22) Which term refers to audience control of time for viewing a chosen program? A) Betamax B) VOD C) TiVo D) Time-shifting E) Audience metre 23) Which term is used to describe brief episodic stories for web delivery? A) Webisodes B) i-shows C) Tube.
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61) The traditional broadsheet newspaper is giving way to the tabloid format. A) True B) False 62) Electronic versions of newspapers contain less news. A) True B) False 63) An advertising paper without news is called a "shopper." A) True B) False 64) The vast majority of magazines available on Canadian newsracks are actually homegrown. A) True B) False 65) In 2010,.
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51) Music piracy is not an issue in Canada. A) True B) False 52) The CRIA argues that piracy is an issue in Canada because of the lack of copyright legislation with teeth. A) True B) False 53) iTunes, Canada’s first online music site, debuted in 2008. A) True B) False 54) The Sony Walkman started the mobile digital.
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31) In 2005, how many satellite radio operations went on air in Canada? A) Two B) One C) Three D) Five E) Twenty 32) Which term is used to describe the traditional radio industry that transmits from towers? A) Real radio B) AM radio C) FM radio D) Digital radio E) Terrestrial radio 33) Which radio format is still being debated.
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21) Which was the first movie created entirely by computers? A) Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs B) Toy Story C) Shrek D) The Phantom Menace E) Star Wars 22) Who was a Canadian pioneer in animation? A) Atom Egoyan B) David Cronenberg C) Walt Disney D) Norman McLaren E) Denys Arcand 23) Who was the first commissioner of the National Film.
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21) Which television station is Canada's public broadcaster? A) CBC B) Global C) BBC D) CTV E) TVO 22) Who says that talk radio is “providing a voice for people who otherwise wouldn’t have one”?  A) Guglielmo Marconi B) Paul Rutherford C) Howard Stern D) Gordon McLendon E) Lee de Forest 23) The recent trend is that fewer radio stations offer A).
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81) _________________ is a virtual world of more than 8.5 million members worldwide. 83) Gatekeepers, a technologically based medium, regulators, and amplification are all parts of the _________________. 84) The __________________ school of thought looks at the creation of meaning in communication. 85) A situation where every point in the network can send.
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31) RUM stands for A) Reader Usage Measure. B)  Rural Urban Mix. C) Responsible Unbiased Media. D)  Random User Media. E) Real Upbeat Magazines. 32) According to Ellen Oppenheim, RUM data provide A) a quantitative measure of qualitative information. B)  instinctive knowledge about what attracts an audience. C)  additional advertising dollars. D)  information about circulation only. E)  information about.
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31) Which term is used to describe under-the-table payments made to plug a product in the mass media? A)  Illegal download B)  Pirating C)  Payola D)  Cancon E)  MAPL 32) Which award is given to a recording that sells 1 million copies in Canada? A)  Platinum record B)  Gold record C)  Silver seal D)  Diamond seal E)  Gold seal 33) Which event.
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11) The term tabloid technically refers to A) a smaller-sized newspaper. B)  an electronic newspaper. C)  an independently owned newspaper. D)  a popular newspaper. E)  a sensationalistic newspaper. 12) What was a downside of the switch to SAU size newspapers? A) More difficult for advertisers B) More difficult to read C) Used more ink D) More expensive to print E) Less.
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71) Canadian movie scripts symbolically reflect __________________. 72)­ Canada’s first movie theatre opened in __________________.   73) The first feature film in colour was __________________. 74) __________________ occurs when you surrender doubts about the reality of a story. 75) Movies that tell stories are called __________________. 76) __________________ is the ability to appreciate artistic techniques used.
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81) In order to get information to consumers more quickly, many magazines have extended their presence to the __________________.   82) __________________ claims that “We can look in a magazine and see ourselves.” 83) __________________ is often called “Canada's Weekly News Magazine.” 84) Every profession or trade has at least one magazine, called a.
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1) What is the true cultural power of a song? A)  Its notes and lyrics B)  Its rhythmic influence C)  Its iconic meaning D)  Its denotative aspect E)  Its connotation 2) Which Texas band offended George W. Bush loyalists in 2003? A)  The Dixie Chicks B)  Lynyrd Skynyrd C)  The Rolling Stones D)  The Fabulous Thunderbirds E)  ZZ Top 3) According to.
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81) It was obvious that Tom Hanks’s character in Cast Away worked for FedEx. This is an example of __________________.    82) In the movie industry, profits can be made if __________________ costs are contained.   83) A movie that is a great commercial success is called __________________. 84) Movies that are filmed, edited,.
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    71) The semiotic school would argue that the notes and lyrics are simply the __________________ aspect of a song.    72)­ __________________ invented the podcast.   73) The recording industry is concentrated in a group of companies known as the__________________. 74) The __________________ crisis in the early 21st century shook up the industry’s corporate landscape. 75).
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61) Mass media messages are never considered high art. A) True B) False 62) Significant amounts of media content are imitative. A) True B) False 63) Cross-media adaptations almost always work well. A) True B) False 64) The mass media can enrich society by disseminating the best of human creativity. A) True B) False 65) The elitist view argues that the mass.
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51) In Canada, most radio stations are small and independently owned. A) True B) False 52) In the 1960s, radios became an integral part of Canadians’ living rooms. A) True B) False 53) A radio was never considered a status symbol. A) True B) False 54) Talk radio offers a voice for "commoners," according to Rutherford. A) True B) False 55) Howard.
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1) The Television Bureau of Canada estimates that the average Canadian watches how many hours of television per week? A) 9 hours B) 15 hours C) 22 hours D) 35 hours E) 27 hours 2) Which term is used to describe the deluge of information from the media? A) Information pollution B) Information flood C) Information overload D) Rapid-fire information E).
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41) Newspapers are facing problems from competing media. A) True B) False 42) High profits in the newspaper industry fuelled the growth of chains. A) True B) False 43) There are no independently owned and operated newspapers in Canada. A) True B) False 44) As newspapers become part of a large corporation, the people who run them are more.
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51) The pages of a tabloid are larger than the pages of a broadsheet. A) True B) False 52) The Albuquerque Tribune created the first newspaper website in 1992. A) True B) False 53) The Kent Commission promoted convergence in the newspaper industry. A) True B) False 54) Most people read hometown dailies. A) True B) False 55) In the past decade,.
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61) Community radio is home to many ethnic radio programs. A) True B) False 62) "Terrestrial radio" means that the signal is carried directly by underground wires. A) True B) False 63) Podcasting has the potential to make everybody a disc jockey. A) True B) False 64) "Jack" refers to an eclectic, somewhat unpredictable musical radio format. A) True B) False 65).
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51) Norman McLaren was a Canadian pioneer in animation. A) True B) False 52) Canada is most known for making very successful dramatic films. A) True B) False 53) The mandate of the NFB is to promote Canadian unity. A) True B) False 54) Atom Egoyan was the first commissioner of the NFB. A) True B) False 55) The documentary An Inconvenient.
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11) Which of the following is not a Canadian radio company? A) Astral Media B) CTVglobemedia C) Rogers Communications D) Viacom E) Corus Entertainment 12) The first radio station in Canada was A) CBC. B)  CAB. C)  KDKA. D) CRTC. E)  XWA. 13) Who is the father of format radio? A) Guglielmo Marconi B) Reginald Fessender C) Howard Stern D) Gordon McLendon E) Lee.
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1) According to Peter Harcourt, many Canadian movie scripts symbolically reflect A) our ethnic diversity. B)  our harsh weather. C)  the beauty of our nature. D)  our differences from Americans. E)  our own social uncertainties. 2) Canada’s first movie theatre opened in which city? A) Toronto B) Vancouver C) Montreal D) Halifax E) Ottawa 3) In which year did Toronto’s Festival of.
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71) The 1970 committee into media ownership in Canada was the __________________.    72)­ __________________ is a product that needs a variety of voices to be produced 73) __________________ was the first newspaper in Canada. 74) A __________________ is a half-size paper that is convenient to hold. 75) __________________is a metropolitan daily with the largest.
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21) What gave individual artists and garage bands a means to control their art? A)  Low-cost recording and mixing equipment B)  The A&R system C)  P2P file sharing D)  The Big Four companies E)  A more homogeneous audience 22) On Bob Mersereau’s list of The Top 100 Canadian Albums, which album tops the list? A)  Harvest, Neil.
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1) Words in radio differ from words in print because they are A) read. B)  spoken. C)  transmitted. D)  live. E)  sung. 2) Andrew Crisell, a cultural theorist, refers to radio as A) a sensory medium. B)  a blind medium. C)  a visual medium. D)  an imaginary medium. E)  a deaf medium. 3) Sounds or sound effects are what kind of sign? A).
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41) Even before audio recording was invented, music was everywhere. A) True B) False 42) Genres are subdivisions of the major categories of storytelling and music. A) True B) False 43) It is easy to identify different genres in music. A) True B) False 44) Genres are clearest in literature. A) True B) False 45) There is more immediate feedback during an.
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21) According to the Butler ruling, which would be classified as obscenity? A) Partial nudity B) Full nudity C) Sex with violence D) Homosexual sex E) Heterosexual sex 22) Which form of entertainment is catching up with the time spent watching television? A) Music B) Sports C) Video games D) Reading E) Movies 23) Which term was used in the 1950s.
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61) According to Alan Cross, most of the truly groundbreaking new music today is coming from the small independent labels. A) True B) False 62) Historically, the radio and record industries have always been intimately connected. A) True B) False 63) English-language and French-language radio stations must play 35 percent Cancon. A) True B) False 64) To be categorized.
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81) The Broadcasting Act states that Canadian broadcasters cannot broadcast anything __________________. 82) __________________ is a recent style of music that was born in the impoverished Bronx section of New York City. 83) The time spent __________________ is catching up with the time spent watching television. 84) Spike Lee argues that Hollywood has.
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81) The Parents Music Resource Center argued that __________________ should be invoked to require that records with offensive lyrics be labelled as dangerous. 82) English-language stations must play __________________ percent Cancon. 83) French-language stations must play __________________ percent Cancon. 84) When radio shifted mostly to playing recorded music in the 1950s, __________________ became.
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21) How did Cosmopolitan editor Bonnie Fuller decide on changes and additions to the magazine? A) She conducted reader focus groups. B)  She designed internet surveys. C)  She consulted with major advertisers. D)  She decided to include more news. E)  She held weekly staff meetings. 22) The majority of total magazine revenue comes from A) counter.
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31) According to the critics, the mass media are obsessed with which kind of art? A) Low art B) Popular art C) Middle art D) High art E) Economic art 32) Media elitists would most admire a media company that A) earns the greatest profit. B)  encourages artistic risk-taking. C)  sells the most product. D)  promotes popularity and.
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41) Radio is the only mass medium that is not ubiquitous. A) True B) False 42) The number of radio listeners aged 12 to 34 has fallen off in recent years. A) True B) False 43) FM radio came before AM. A) True B) False 44) CBC radio is Canada's public broadcaster. A) True B) False 45) News/talk is the most.
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71) Andrew Crisell refers to radio as a __________________. 72)­ Marshall McLuhan referred to radio as a __________________.   73) Sounds or sound effects on the radio are __________________ signs. 74) Radio signals are carried on the __________________ spectrum. 75) In 2010, the average Canadian listened to about __________________ hours of radio each week. 76) Gordon.
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1) Where will you most likely to find in-depth news? A) Newspapers B) Television C) Hollywood D) Radio E) Billboards 2) In Canada, which is the largest news media industry? A) Radio B) Magazines C) Internet D) Television E) Newspapers 3) In 2009, which was the top Canadian newspaper in terms of weekly circulation? A) Toronto Sun B) The Gazette (Montreal) C) Le.
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31) The original television industry was composed of  A) local stations. B)  large networks. C)  small networks. D)  public corporations. E)  international stations. 32) In which year was the first television broadcast received in Canada? A) 1947 B) 1952 C) 1963 D) 1936 E) 1976 33) In Quebec, what percentage of television viewing is Canadian? A) 77 percent B) 52 percent C) 50 percent D).
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41) There are no similarities between French- and English-Canadian movies. A) True B) False 42) Suspension of disbelief occurs when a viewer gets caught up in the story. A) True B) False 43) Unlike other types of media, movies have largely escaped censors and moral police. A) True B) False 44) There is little doubt that movies can change.
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1) How many hours of television do Canadians watch per week? A) 7 hours B) 15 hours C) 21 hours D) 28 hours E) 35 hours 2) In which year did television first arrive in Canada? A) 1965 B) 1862 C) 1943 D) 1952 E) 1971 3) In which year did Canadian television stations begin broadcasting in digital? A) 1999 B) 2001 C) 2011 D).
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