TELE3010 Practice Test 4

TELE3010 Practice Test 4 - TELE3010 Practice Test 1. Which...

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TELE3010 Practice Test 1. Which of the following is false according to the textbook? A. Most of Guglielmo Marconi's experiments were paid for by the Italian government. B. The existence of radio waves was predicted by James Maxwell. C. The Titanic's distress calls were not heard by nearby ships because many of their wireless operators had signed off for the night. D. The government took over all radio operations during World War I. E. Select E if all of the above are true. 2. Which of the following is true according to the text? A. RCA is still owned by GE and Westinghouse. B. KDKA launched with its broadcast of the Harding-Cox election in 1920. C. During the early 1920s, all radio stations broadcast on the same frequency. D. WEAF had the distinction of being the New York affiliate of the NBC radio network. E. Select E if all of the above are true. Which of the following is false according to the text? 3. ABC was able to be formed mainly because an FCC rule prevented NBC from owning two networks. A. The Radio Act of 1927 established the Federal Radio Commission. B. During the depression years of the 1930s radio suffered from lack of advertising revenue because companies could not afford to buy ads. C. During the early 1930s radio stations had restrictions regarding when they could use wire service news because newspapers did not want the competition. D. The Radio Act of 1912 came as a result of the Titanic tragedy. E. Select E if all of the above are true. 4.Which of the following is true according to the textbook? A. The government took over broadcasting during World War II. B. Audio tape recorders were first introduced to radio by Lee DeForest. C. Radio economics took a nosedive right after WWII bc advertisers switched their money from radio to newspapers. D. One reason disc jockeys became economically popular in the 1950s was that their programs had a lot less overhead than the type of programs radio had been airing earlier. E. Select E if all of the above are true. 5. Which of the following is true according to the textbook? A. FM was actually developed during the 1930s but did not take hold until decades later. B. The FCC decided that the system used for FM stereo is the one that should be used for AM stereo. C. National Public Radio is headquartered in Minnesota. D. All college radio stations operate at a power of 10 watts. E. Select E if none of the above is true. 6. Which of the following is true according to the text?
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A. Radio stations are currently granted licenses that last for three years. B. XM and Sirius are both companies that own a large number of Spanish-language FM stations. C. Clear Channel Communications went from owning 45 radio stations to over 1200 today. D. HD radio is broadcast from a satellite.
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course TELE 3010 taught by Professor L.benjamin during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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