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Mass Communication in Canada, 7e: Chapter 6

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) instrumentalist
b) determinist
c) constructivist
d) substantivist

Question 2:


a) create healthy economic opportunities in the receiving country
b) create political and economic dependencies in the receiving country
c) provide policy makers an instrumentalist perspective
d) both A and C

Question 3:


a) instrumentalist
b) determinist
c) constructivist
d) substantivist

Question 4:


a) a value neutral tool
b) socially constructed and shaped by social forces
c) operating according to an inexorable logic inherent in the technology itself
d) a construct of the technological imperative

Question 5:


a) closed ecosystem
b) flat form
c) black box
d) determinist illusion

Question 6:


a) instrumentalist
b) determinist
c) substantivist
d) none of the above

Question 7:


a) network neutrality
b) non-contingent carriage
c) digital equality
d) political neutrality

Question 8:


a) most bloggers are male
b) a commitment to fairness and reliability of sources
c) a commitment to objectivity
d) both B and C

Question 9:


a) peer-to-peer system
b) point-to-point system
c) centrally-switched system
d) both A and B

Question 10:


a) the amount of noise travelling on a wire
b) the width of the telephone wires entering houses
c) the capacity of a network for carrying information
d) the width of the cable wires entering houses

Question 11:


a) is the same as copyright
b) is an alternative to copyright
c) provides exclusive rights to the holder
d) gives all rights to the commons

Question 12:


a) Thomas Edison
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Reginald Fessenden
d) Benjamin Franklin

Question 13:


a) the issue of self-determination
b) the abilities of public/private institutions to shape the action of individuals
c) issues of copyright
d) both A and B

Question 14:


a) producers connecting directly to consumer
b) the long tail
c) a new breed of filtering companies
d) desktop publishing

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False