HSST Journalism Higher Secondary Education 24/2018 Answer Key

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Post: Higher Secondary School Teacher (Jr.) Journalism
Department: Higher Secondary Education
Category Code: 24/18
Qualification: B.Ed Degree/ Master's Degree in Journalism
Date of Test: 26-02-2019


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  1. The first Indian man to win Asian Marathon Championship
    • I.M. Gopikrishna
    • Gopi Thonakal
    • Milka Singh
    • Anil Sinha

  2. Who was the first Non-Brahmin to ring the temple bell of Guruvayur?
    • K. Kelappan
    • Ayyankali
    • P. Krishna Pillai
    • C. Kesavan

  3. On which day observed as World Fisheries Day?
    • Nov. 21
    • Nov. 15
    • June 25
    • April 22

  4. Original name of Thycaud Ayya
    • Ramayyan
    • Nanu Moopan
    • Sivanandan
    • Subharayan

  5. Who introduced Pidiyari System in Kerala?
    • Kuriakose Elias Chavara
    • Mar Sapir iso
    • Poikayil Yohannan
    • Dr. Abraham Malpan

  6. Who is known as Madan Mohan Malavya of Kerala?
    • V.T. Bhattathiripad
    • Ayyankali
    • Sree Narayana Guru
    • Mannath Padmanabhan

  7. The American writer who won Man Booker Prize in 2017
    • Samuel George
    • George Saunders
    • Steephenson
    • Thomas James

  8. Name the leader who participated in the "Rajadhani March" held in 1938 to Kawadiyar palace
    • Anna Chandi
    • Arya Pallam
    • Akkamma Cheriyan
    • Sethulakshmi

  9. Founder of Chera Mahajana Sabha
    • Brahmananda Sivayogi
    • Pampadi John Joseph
    • Abraham Malpon
    • A.K. Gopalan

  10. Where did India International Science Festival 2017 took place?
    • Mumbai
    • Jharkhand
    • Chandigarh
    • Chennai

  11. Which is not a characteristic of teaching?
    • An interactive process
    • Attitude of teacher is important
    • A professional activity
    • A specialised task
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  12. Identify an advantage of objective type questions.
    • Standardisation is possible
    • Provide qualitative interpretation
    • Measure originality and initiative
    • Measure conceptual calarity

  13. Which is not a professional development activity of teacher?
    • Publication of research articles in journals
    • Participation in orientation programmes
    • Presentation of paper in seminars
    • Valuation of answer scripts

  14. 'Scaffolding' and 'Zone of Proximal Development' are the terms associated with
    • Behaviourism
    • Cognitivism
    • Social constructivism
    • Discovery learning

  15. The inductive method in teaching indicates
    • Presentation of whole area at first and focusing to special problems later
    • Presenting the specific issues at first and gives general idea later
    • Brain storming of ideas without preparation
    • Demonstrating specific skills in teaching

  16. Identify a purely quantitative research
    • Historical
    • Philosophical
    • Survey
    • Case study

  17. In the process of research, 'Formulation of Hypothesis' is followed by
    • Survey of Related Literature
    • Analysis of Data
    • Collection of Data
    • Selection of Research Tools

  18. Interview schedule is a
    • Research method
    • Measurement technique
    • Tool for data collection
    • Data analysis technique

  19. The research in which the independent variables cannot be manipulated is
    • Non-experimental research
    • Experimental research
    • Fundamental research
    • Exploratory research

  20. Identify a secondary source for research
    • Oral testimony
    • Report of an interview
    • Remains
    • Original records

  21. The Supreme Court held that Preamble is a part of the Indian Constitution in the
    • Berubari Union Case
    • Golak Nath Case
    • Kehar Singh Case
    • Kesavananda Bharati Case

  22. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
    List I
    a. Protection in respect of conviction for offences
    b. Freedom not to pay taxes for expenses on religious promotion
    c. Abolition of titles except military and academic distinctions
    d. Prohibition of Traffic in Human beings
    List II
    i. Article 23
    ii. Article 20
    iii. Article 27
    iv. Article 18
    • a-iii, b-ii, c-i, d-iv
    • a-i, b-ii, c-iii, iv
    • a-iv, b-i, c-ii, iii
    • a-ii, b-iii, c-iv, i

  23. The Legislative Council of a State can be created or abolished by Parliament on the recommendation of the
    • President of India
    • Governor
    • State Legislative Assembly
    • Prime Minister

  24. In case of a conflict between the Central and State law on a subject in the Concurrent List
    • the Central law prevails
    • the State law prevails
    • both laws stand nullified
    • the law which was passed first prevails

  25. The President of India can declare National Emergency due to
    • Internal disturbances
    • War or external aggression or armed rebellion
    • Break down of constitutional machinery
    • None of these

  26. Kerala State Information Commission was constituted on
    • 12th June 2005
    • 19th December 2005
    • 12th October 2005
    • 19th July 2005

  27. As per the Protection of Woman from Domestic Violence Act 2005, a child is a person below the age of
    • 14 years
    • 16 years
    • 21 years
    • 18 years

  28. The National Food Security Act 2013 aims to provide highly subsidized foodgrains to approximately
    • 25% of India's population
    • 50% of India's population
    • Two thirds population of India
    • One third population of India

  29. The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Rules in India were enacted in
    • 2014
    • 2012
    • 2010
    • 2016

  30. The Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme was introduced during the
    • 9th Five Year Plan
    • 8th Five Year Plan
    • 6th Five Year Plan
    • 7th Five Year Plan

  31. The decision to save or not to save information in long-term memory is
    • Selective attention
    • Selective retention
    • Selective perception
    • Selective recall
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  32. The theory that contends technology drives historical change is
    • Information Explosion
    • Information overload
    • Technological determinism
    • Communication revolution

  33. The psychological conflict that results within a person when he/she holds clashing belief, or when his/heractions and beliefs are opposed to each other is
    • Cognitive dissonance
    • Archetypes
    • Cognitive resonance
    • Conflict theory

  34. In a media context the tendency of reporters or other media professionals to adopt the ideas and attitudes ofthe groups they cover or with which they have a great deal of contact is
    • Mass culture
    • Socialization
    • Media literacy
    • Acculturation

  35. The theory which argues that seeing scenes of violence will actually stimulate an individual to behave moreviolently afterwards
    • Bullet theory
    • Cultivation theory
    • Stimulation theory
    • Spiral of silence

  36. Disseminate a media text, narrowly by focussing on particular discrete groups is known as
    • Cultural communication
    • Narrowcast
    • Group communication
    • Interpersonal communication

  37. A communication which is intentional, purposeful and goal directed, persuading or influencing another to dosomething is a
    • Rhetorical communication
    • Persuasion
    • Propaganda
    • Public opinion

  38. The first person to write a daily political column for five decades, called "Over a cup of Tea" was
    • Kuldip Nayyar
    • Khuswant Singh
    • Pothen Joseph
    • T.J.S. George

  39. When freedom dawned on August 15, 1947, this newspaper wrote in its editorial column. "If is dawn, cloudythough it is, presently sunshine will break." Name the newspaper.
    • Amrita Bazar Patrika
    • Statesman
    • The Hindu
    • The Pioneer

  40. The editor of the newspaper 'Calcutta Chronicle' was
    • Robert Knight
    • St. Francis Xavier
    • James Augustus Hicky
    • James Silk Buckhingham

  41. On August 1, 1920 Gandhiji wrote an obituary in the Young India, it reads, "A great among men has fallen. Thevoice of the lion is hushed.....His patriotism was a passion with him..... In the battle of freedom, he gave no quarter andasked for more", identify the person.
    • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
    • Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    • Raja Ram Mohan Roy
    • Motilal Nehru

  42. The first newspaper in Malayalam to start an online edition
    • Kerala Kaumudi
    • Mathrubhumi
    • Deepika
    • Malayala Manorama

  43. 'The sole aim of journalism should be service' – was the vision of
    • Sivaram
    • Chalapati Rau
    • Sadanand
    • Gandhiji

  44. The person who occupied the editorial chair of India's two leading newspapers, 'The Times of India' and 'TheIndian Express'.
    • B.G. Verghese
    • Frank Moraes
    • Ramnath Goenka
    • Arun Shourie
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  45. The donation of funds, products and services to various causes from the part of an organization to be sociallyresponsible is known as
    • Corporate philanthrophy
    • Corporate identity
    • Corporate image
    • Corporate identity

  46. 'Crystallizing Public Opinion' the first book on public relations was written by
    • Edward L. Bernays
    • Ivy Lee
    • Henry Ford
    • P.T. Barnum

  47. National Public Relations Day is celebrated on
    • February 18
    • May 21
    • April 21
    • March 26

  48. The nodal agency of the central Government to disseminate information to the print and electronic media onGovernment policies and programmes is
    • Press Council of India
    • United News of India
    • Press Trust of India
    • Press Information Bureau

  49. An interesting area of PR, or a strategy used to raise public consciousness and influence policy makers in areaslike environment, human rights, education etc. is ` `
    • Lobbying
    • Marketing specialists
    • Press release
    • Corporate communication

  50. An organisation of advertising agencies to safeguard the rights of people from the field of advertising in Kerala
    • Kerala Advertising Agencies Association (K3A)
    • Kerala Association of Advertisers
    • Kerala Advertisers
    • Mudra

  51. The process where several media channels come together to exist and operate in synergy in a single device is
    • Media integration
    • Media imperialism
    • Media monopoly
    • Media convergence

  52. Which of the following is NOT a requirement of a good news story?
    • It must be truthful
    • It must be dramatic
    • It must be objective
    • It must be fair

  53. What is an embargo?
    • A news story which has no end
    • A ship, which often comes late
    • A ban on news report before a specific date
    • None of these

  54. Using the inverted pyramid formula for news writing, you begin by
    • Slowly giving the facts of the story
    • Stating who was involved
    • The most unimportant facts
    • Summarizing the most important facts

  55. Which of the following is NOT among the most common shapes for organizing a news story?
    • The inverted pyramid
    • The martini glass
    • The kabob
    • The champagne glass
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  56. In broadcasting, how are stories measured?
    • In hours and minutes
    • By the number of words
    • In minutes and seconds
    • By the number of paragraphs

  57. What is attribution?
    • A description of what a photo is about
    • Giving a source credit for a quote
    • A mistake a reporter can get sued for
    • The best qualities of a news story

  58. Identification marks written on the top of news story page is called
    • Credit line
    • Embargo
    • Slug line
    • Tip

  59. Newspaper's masthead is called
    • Flag
    • Sub-heading
    • Headline
    • Banner

  60. Press is subject to the restrictions that are provided under the Article ______ of the Indian Constitution.
    • 19 (1)
    • 19 (2)
    • 19 (3)
    • 19 (4)

  61. Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act was enacted in the year
    • 1986
    • 1987
    • 1977
    • 1978

  62. Time limit for providing information under RTI Act concerning the life and liberty of a person is
    • 24 hours
    • 48 hours
    • 30 days
    • 7 days

  63. A morgue is a
    • Photo Archive
    • News Library
    • Back volume stock
    • Printing machine stand

  64. Condensing a story is generally referred to as _________ in the newspaper offices.
    • Re-writing
    • Miniaturizing
    • Shortening
    • Boiling down

  65. Which Article of the Constitution of India provides protection against arbitrary arrest or unlawful arrest?
    • Article 14
    • Article 32
    • Article 22
    • Article 19

  66. If you have decided to publish a newspaper, the first step would be to register it with the
    • Registrar of Newspapers
    • Press Council of India
    • INS
    • Registrar General

  67. _______ is the first step in the research process.
    • Data collection
    • Definition of the problem
    • Analysis of data
    • Review of literature

  68. A single value that represents a typical score in a distribution is known as
    • Limited value
    • Terminal factor
    • Critical value
    • Central tendency

  69. The hypothesis which is assumed to be true is known as
    • Level of significance
    • Null hypothesis
    • Alternative hypothesis
    • None of these

  70. Intervening variable is also known as ________ variable.
    • Dependent
    • Control
    • Systematic
    • Cumulative

  71. New media have facilitated the type of communication which is
    • Abstract
    • Conceptual
    • Public
    • Interactive

  72. Scientific research in mass communication demands the demonstration of
    • Continuity
    • Permanence
    • Transitivity
    • Co-variation

  73. Which of the following is NOT an area of responsibility for people who work in an advertising agency?
    • Printing
    • Creativity
    • Reasearch
    • Buying
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  74. The first printed advertisements were single sheets, printed on one side that today would be called
    • Barrages
    • Fliers
    • Brochures
    • Flights
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  75. The first advertising agency was set up by
    • Gutenberg
    • Volney Palmer
    • Kuleshov
    • E.S. Porter

  76. An advt. that works over time to build a company's image and increase consumer awareness is called a/an
    • Primary demand ad
    • Selective demand ad
    • Direct action ad
    • Indirect action ad

  77. The idea that the role of the media is to support national interests for economic and social development and tosupport national unity, stability and cultural integrity is called
    • Political activism
    • Developmental journalism
    • Social responsibility
    • None of these

  78. An organization that specializes in the actual creation of ads is called a
    • Full-service agency
    • Media buying service
    • Creative boutique
    • None of these

  79. The most expensive ads to produce are those for
    • Television
    • Radio
    • Magazines
    • Direct mail
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  80. ISBS stands for
    • Indian State Broadcasting Service
    • Indian State Broadcasting Sector
    • Indiana State Broadcasting Supplier
    • Indian State Broadcasting Corporation Service

  81. How many radio stations were functioning in Indian territory after bifurcation of India in1947?
    • Nine
    • Eight
    • Seven
    • Six

  82. In broadcast media, personnel, budgets and equipment are the responsibility of the
    • Executive producer
    • Assignment editor
    • Managing editor
    • News director
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  83. In broadcast media, a news producer
    • Decides which stories are covered, who covers them and how they are covered
    • Decides the order in which stories appear in the newscast
    • Determines the amount of time each story is given
    • All of these
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  84. Political broadcasting in Public Service Broadcasting has been introduced in
    • 1977
    • 1967
    • 1987
    • 1997
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  85. Where is the Film and Television Institute of India situated?
    • Chennai
    • Delhi
    • Mumbai
    • Pune

  86. Full name of Phalke is
    • Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
    • Dada Sahib Phalke
    • Dhanraj Govindu Phalke
    • Dada Govind Phalke
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  87. A page usually inside the cover, that opens out mostly to accommodate extra advertising is called
    • Insert
    • Opener
    • Gatefold
    • Footer

  88. OTS score stands for
    • Opportunity To Sell
    • Opportunity To Send
    • Opportunity To Subscribe
    • Opportunity To See

  89. Feature articles in magzines that tells real life stories in which the subject overcomes difficult personalsituations are called ________ stories.
    • WIN
    • TAM
    • TOT
    • DART
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  90. LUCA is a Malayalam online magazine dedicated for
    • Mathematics
    • Language
    • Science
    • Social Science

  91. _________ is the Editor of Economic and Political Weekly.
    • Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
    • Prannoy Roy
    • Vinod Jose
    • Gopal Guru

  92. Radio Times weekly was a broadcast listing magazine associated with
    • CNN
    • TIMES
    • SUN
    • BBC

  93. ________ is report to track the performance of magzine brands beyond the printed page looking at audiences formagazines across digital media.
    • Mag Review
    • Mag Media Online
    • Magazine Media 360°
    • BBS
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  94. Dow Jones & Company is the publisher of
    • Economist
    • Bloomberg
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Financial Times

  95. Development as Freedom is written by
    • Kuldeep Nayyar
    • Arun Shourie
    • Shekhar Gupta
    • Amartya Sen

  96. The columnist of "Swaminomics" is
    • Mani Sankar Iyer
    • M.S. Swaminathan
    • Swaminathan Anklesaria Aiyar
    • Subramanian Swami

  97. NABARD is
    • National Agricultural Bank for Rural Development
    • National Agricultural Bank for Rural Diversity
    • National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
    • National Board for Agricultural and Rural Development

  98. A stock market in which share price falls steep is
    • Bull
    • Flat
    • Base
    • Bear

  99. World's largest circulated financial newspaper is
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Financial Times
    • The Nikkei
    • The Yomiuri Shimbun

  100. T.N. Ninan is the Chairman of
    • Dhanam
    • Dhanakaryam
    • Business Standard
    • Business Line

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