MAC117




Category: MAC117

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ATTENTION:

Kindly note that you will be presented with 50 questions randomized from the NOUN question bank. Make sure to take the quiz multiple times so you can get familiar with the questions and answers, as new questions are randomized in each attempt.

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MAC117

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1.

Strong writing is based on
__and

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2.

A source from which
information on data are
obtained first for a particular
need is known as? _____

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3.

is one of the strategies
media writers use to source
information?

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4.

What helps explain a word
that might be unfamiliar to
your audience?_____

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5.

The essence of good
journalism is? _____

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6.

Which of the following is not
a characteristic of the print
media? ______

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7.

When the words of a
thought unit are placed
correctly, the reader can
understand the meaning
quickly and

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8.

What is the practice of
content classification? ____

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9.

A generic statement with
the specific facts following
is called? ______

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10.

In media writing, the
responsibility for quality
rests more on the
?

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11.

Which of the following is
true about a PR writer?
_____

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12.

A mass media writer is
obliged to be honest,
and fair

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13.

The core purpose of the
mass media as an
institution is dissemination
of information and

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14.

Major considerations for
media writers include?
_______

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15.

In order to avoid
cumbersome lead
paragraphs some media
organizations have gone to
extreme of invoking the

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16.

While writing for others
through the mass media,
the writer must be
of his own perspectives

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17.

While writing a story the
first thing to write is the

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18.

________refers to
something that can be
observed and verified by
checking reliable

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19.

is the process of checking a
revised draft to make sure it
meets the criteria of the six
Cs?

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20.

Banality involves
in media writing?

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21.

As a media writer your
obligations to your
audience includes _____

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22.

The art of readable writing
is biogenic and

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23.

The mass media have the
nature of being all but?
_____

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24.

What is a function of leads?
_____

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25. A news story is a? _____

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26. APCON stands for? ______

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27.

A typical TV viewer has
difficulties in translating the
picture and words into a
general understanding of
the topic, hearing the words
and

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28.

When a story is balanced,
reader-centered and
positive it is said to be?
_____

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29.

The following are principles
of good media writing
except? ______

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30. AAPN stands for? _____

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31.

The value of any article is
dependent on what? _____

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32.

What form of writing is
based on the information
gathered through
observation and research?
____

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33.

In broadcast, handling
direct quotation presents a
problem because? ______

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34.

is the central approach of
writing for the air?

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35.

Which of the following is not
a guide to writing
headlines? _____

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36.

What method of packaging
information for the mass
media emphasizes the
most important fact of the
write-up at the beginning of
the write up? ______

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37.

The practice of crowding as
much information as
possible in the first
paragraph is called? ____

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38.

Warming up the listener
helps to? _______

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39.

What is the best guarantee
a reader has on the
reliability of information?
_______

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40.

What are those elements a
media writer uses to
communicate messages in
writing? _____

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41.

In online journalism, using
all capital letters is known
as

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42.

An experienced radio writer
his copy as he writes it?

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43. have to do with the meaning the readers are likely to associate with various words used in a story?

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44.

A media writer must
constantly engage in
to find out what people
know

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45.

Institutional advertising is
sometimes called
advertising

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46.

Avoiding too many words
while writing increases
reader’s

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47.

An advertising writer needs
to develop creative thinking
skills because
are critical in advertising?

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48.

Packaging too many details
into a lead is termed as?
_____

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49.

In mass media writing, a
complete story is referred to
as? ______

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50.

The best way to retain
sources is to? ______

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