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Q. 1

Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of mass

culture?

a.Profit-driven and capitalistic

b.Reliant on media technology

c.Reflective of society

d.Heavy use of spectacle


Q. 2

According to Fanon, national culture is vital because it fosters the:

a.Collective healing of the colonized, liberation from colonial oppression, and fair competition between First and Third World nations

b.Celebration of indigenous cultures, liberation from colonial oppression, and nationalism

c.Return to tradition, liberation from colonial oppression, and spiritual healing, 

d.Collective healing of the colonized, liberation from colonial oppression, and strengthening of the formerly colonized against repressive government regimes


Q 3

Queer theory argues that gender is:

a.Binary, except for in non-Western cultures

b.Fluid and performative

c.Biological and cultural

d.Unimportant to an individual's role in society


Q. 4

According to the concept of Orientalism, media in the 20th Century changes from depicting Asians as docile and childlike to depicting them as cruel and militaristic because:

a.The United Nations begins investigating former Japanese military officers for war crimes

b.White supremacy ceases to dominate Western European and U.S. culture due to increases in immigration after World War II

c.Asian diaspora helps shift perception of Asia and Asians

d.Western Europe and the U.S. move from colonial to neocolonial forms of intervention into Asia following World War II


Q. 5

People's culture is significant to Asian history because:

a.People's culture was immediately commercially acceptable, and demonstrated the financial viability of local pop culture

b.It demonstrates the ways in which American folk music was influential around the globe

c.It is evidence of the massive strides in media technology development in Asia in the middle of the 20th century

d.It highlights the colonial and postcolonial struggles of many Asian societies and nations

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