TELE3010 Practice Test 8

TELE3010 Practice Test 8 - TELE3010 Practice Test 1. Which...

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TELE3010 Practice Test 1. Which of the following is true? A. The Federal Communications Commission reports to the Supreme Court. B. The FCC has 7 commissioners C. The FCC has jurisdiction to set technical standards such as those for digital TV D. The scarcity theory states that the President of the United States has limited time so should not be involved in day-to-day decisions regarding broadcasting. E. Select E if all of the above are false. . 2. Which of the following is true? A. Decisions made by the FCC can be appealed to the courts. B. Because of the clear and present danger law, stations can broadcast obscene messages after 10:00 P.M. C. The FCC is likely to fine stations for obscenity but not for indecency. D. The Playboy Channel has had to suspend operations because it was declared obscene. E. Select E if all of the above are false. 3. According to the textbook, A. Libel is a more serious crime than slander. B. Well-known public figures have a more difficult time winning libel cases against stations than ordinary people. C. ASCAP collects money from media entities that play music and distributes it to composers and publishers. D.. According to a study from the MPAA, over 70 percent of illegal downloading is done by college students. E. Select E if all of the above are true according to the textbook. 4. According to the textbook, A. The first time TV cameras were allowed in a courtroom, they created so much confusion that a mistrial was declared. B. Telephone company licenses last for 12 years. C. During the 1920s, the FRC and FCC refused to renew over 100 radio station licenses. D. When a station license is transferred from one company to another, the FCC sets the selling price. E. One company owning a newspaper, radio station, and TV station in a particular city would be an example of cross-ownership. 5. According to the textbook, A. All debates among candidates for President of the US must be sponsored by the League of Women Voters. B. Stations must make their facilities available for free to all legally qualified national, state, and local candidates for public office. C. According to a Section 315 ruling, it is the candidates, not the broadcasters, who decide when an election campaign begins.
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D. The fairness doctrine was passed by Congress in 1949. E. Select E if none of the above is true according to the textbook. Multiple Choice: 6. FCC commissioners A. serve for ten years. B. all serve as chairperson. C. serve with the consent of the Senate. D. work out of Los Angeles. E. are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce. 7. Which of the following is NOT a duty of the FCC? A. determine the power of stations B. assign frequencies to stations C. oversee the Emergency Alert System D. send out notices so interested parties can comment on proposed regulations E. amend the Communications Act of 1934 8. Which of the following is most likely to become involved with rules regarding the lighting on TV and radio station antennas? A. the Federal Aviation Agency
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