UK COM 249- Final Exam
Edward Muybridge and Etienne Marey are famous for which of the following?
They are conducted early experiments on depicting motion photos
Which of the following was the first major movie with multiple scenes and a plot?
The Great Train Robbery
Who developed the earliest portable movie cameras?
Augusta-Marie and Louis-Jean Lumiere
Who was the director of Birth of a Nation, the controversial silent film about the Civil War?
D. W. Griffith
Among the earliest movie stars in the United States were which of the following?
In the 1930s and 1940s, the studios required theaters to schedule a large number of lesser movies in order to get one or to major films. This practice was known as which of the following?
Movie attendance peaked in which year?
The larger number of smaller theaters ground together that replaced the larger Art Deco movie places are known as which of the following?
The film that created the idea of the summer blockbuster was which of the following?
Which of the following was the movie that sold the most tickets of all time?
Gone With The Wind
As of 2006, approximately ________ percent of all households had DVD players?
The year 2005 was noteworthy in the movie industry for which of the following reason?
It was the first time in 2 decades that the annual overall box office declined
Ancillary markets for movies include which of the following?
All of the above
Which of the following movies proved the value of Internet promotion?
The Blair Witch Project
Which of the following was one of the earliest rebellions against the controls of the studio system?
The establishment go United Artists
Once it was introduced, almost every movie made used which of the following technologies?
The blacklist of the 1940s and 1950s was driven by which of the following?
A fear of communism
Hollywood’s response to the rise of television was to do which of the following?
Start making larger-than-life movies
Movies such as Dial M for Murder, The Ten Commandments, and Spartacus were a response to which of the following?
The rising size of television audiences
Movie studios are responding to the growth of movie piracy by doing which of the following?
Releasing the movie to as many theaters as possible
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow was a significant movie for which of the following?
It was the first major American movie to be filmed with all digital sets and backgrounds
The surprise movie hit 300 was a success in part for which of the following?
All of the above
Movie profitability is determined by which of the following?
All of the above
The movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year was a profitable hit because…?
It had a small budget, lots of product tie-ins, and high video sales
Spike Lee has maintained his independence as a movie director by doing which of the following?
Controlling the cost of his movies
Why did the Hays Office, run by the movie industry, censor films?
Because many states and communities were threatening to set up local censorship boards that might have inconsistent standards of what they would or would not accept
Philo T. Farnsworth invented which of the following?
The basic technology for television
When you watch a modern situation comedy on television that is filmed or taped before a live studio audience using multiple cameras, you are seeing the influence of which of the following?
I Love Lucy
All U.S. television broadcasting became digital in which year?
Network affiliates are which of the following?
Local broadcast stations that carry network programming
Which of the following created the Public Broadcasting System?
Public Broadcasting Act of 1967
PBS attracted its first significant audience with which of the following programs?
The major company doing television ratings in the United States is which of the following
Nielsen Media Research
Over the last thirty years, the Big Three television networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) have done which of the following?
They have lost 1/3 of all their viewers to cable, syndicated programming, and independent stations
The show LOST is notable for featuring which of the following?
The first prime-time network character who doesn’t speak English
What is the 5th highest rated television network in the United States?
What are telenovelas?
Spanish-language television soap operas
In the 1960s, television programs were not allowed to show which of the following?
A married couple sharing a bed
Nielsen Media Research says the average American spends _____________ hours a day watching television?
The so-called V-chip is designed to do which of the following?
Stop children from seeing offensive programs on V-chip equipped television sets
Jon Stewart, on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, tends to…?
All of the above
The show I love Lucy was controversial when it first came out for which of the following?
It had the white Lucille Ball marries to the Cuban American Desi Arnaz
Cable television was initially developed as a way of doing which of the following?
Delivering broadcast television signals to communities with poor reception
When HBO first went on the air on 1975, the broadcast networks made which of the following responses?
They largely ignored it
Which of the following statements about premium cable channels is true?
They are the channel that you pay extra for and that of not carry commercials, such as HBO and Showtime
The conversion from analog to digital television broadcasting was deployed by several months in 2009 because…?
Many fears that some poor consumers were not ready for the conversion
Why are cable networks such as MTV and CNN more profitable than the Big Four broadcast networks?
Cable networks receive revenue from advertising and subscription revenue. Broadcast networks only receive advertising revenue
Broadcast networks are more successful than ever these days for which of the following reasons?
You can’t fool me; broadcast networks are losing audience share and advertisers
Television networks are now showing more diverse programming for which of the following reasons?
They want to attract a larger audience
Critics worry that television has a strong influence on young people because..?
All of the above
One outcome of Janet Jackson’s 2004 Super Bowl “wardrobe malfunction” was which of the following?
Individual stations became cautious about broadcasting serious programs that contained nudity or violence
Audience members can now interact with cable and broadcast television by doing which of the following?
All of the above
Why are broadcast networks making their hit programs available on the Internet?
Because if the networks didn’t put legal copies up on the Internet, people would just share pirated copies
Our definition of what is broadcasting is being changed by the fact that you can now do which of the following?
All of the above
Twitter was originally created so people could share their answers to the question…?
What are you doing?
Paul Baran’s idea of cutting messages into small pieces and sending them on the easiest route was known as which of the following?
ARPAnet, a predecessor of the Internet, was created so which of the following?
Allow incompatible computers to talk with each other
Who developed TCP/IP, the original specification for the Internet’s protocols?
Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf
Which of the following is the address for where Web pages are located?
The first Web browser that could handle graphics was called which of the following?
People connect to the Internet using which of the following?
All of the above
The movie that revolutionized Internet-based promotion of films was which of the following?
The Blair Witch Project
__________ is/are a major new medium of mass communication?
The word cyberspace is used to mean which of the following?
The Internet and the interactions that take place there
Cyberpunk literature and films deal with which of the following themes?
The differences between humans and machines
World-wide, _______ perfect of the population has access to the Internet?
In the United States, ________ percent of the population has access to the Internet at home.
On the Web site, cookies are which of the following?
Files used to identify and track visitors at a Web site
Web sites use ________ to track users while they are on the site
Small files called cookies
Astronomer and computers experts Clifford Stoll says that people should spend _______ time online.
Twitter’s big innovation was…?
Connecting mobile Internet, mobile phones, and computer-based Internet as part of a single channel
Radio and the Internet have which of the following in common?
They both were initially developed as tools for machine-assisted interpersonal communication
The next-generation Internet will be used primarily for which of the following?
Providing high quality video and audio links
According to Tim Berners-Lee, which of the following is a principle upon which the Web is based?
Users should be able to link to any document at anywhere in the world
The World Wide Web became the standard for posting documents the internet because its creators did which of the following?
Gave it away for free
An advantage that web sites run by legacy media have over purely new media sites is which of the following?
They have a reliable source of content
The NewYork Times, the Washington Post, and USA Today could all be considered __________ media outlets?
Click and mortar
Video games could be considered a new mass media medium because…?
The consoles can be used to deliver a range of media content, and video games are becoming a new way to deliver advertising
Cyberpunk author William Gibson has expressed concern over which of the following?
That people will get such specialized news through online filter that they will be isolated from news they need
One of the big advantage of distributing a movie over the Internet instead of in theaters in which of the following?
The cost of online distribution is close to zero
Which of the following tends to be true of user-written encyclopedias such as Wikipedia?
They tend to have articles on a wide range of topics
Which of the following are true of Chinese bloggers?
They can be published if they are critical of the government
Arthur Sulzberger, publisher o the New York Times, has said which of the following?
The Times in in the business of selling news and advertising space
________________ is a feature film director who also directs television commercials?
Spike Lee, Ridley Scott, Micheal Mann
The innovation in the ways Pears’ soap marketed its product was that it was the first to use which of the following?
A brand name
The term “economy of abundance” means which of the following?
There are as many or more goods available as people want to buy
William Paley became convinced of the potential of radio advertising rights after he did which of the following?
He used radio advertising for his family’s cigar company
The advertising agency department responsible for deciding where to place the advertising is which of the following?
The advertising agency department responsible for deciding the target market for the advertising is which of the following?
Research and planning
The advertising agency department responsible for developing that actual advertisements is which of the following?
In advertising, the cost of reaching 1,000 consumers with a particular advertisements a particular medium is known as which of the following?
The biggest advertising medium in the United States for which audience size is measured is which if the following?
In radio, the term “drive time” means which of the following?
Morning and afternoon commute times
Until the recession of 2009, the fastest growing advertising media type in the United States was which of the following?
According to the text, the gay market is seen as desirable to advertisers for which of the following?
It is perceived as relatively
Broadcast television networks carry an average of ___________ of advertising and promotion clutter per reason?
British television viewers see an average of _______ commercials per week.
In 2008,companies spent _____ a year advertising to children.
In 2006, the advertising industry revised its guidelines for advertising _________ to children.
The social process by which people go from having the identities they are born with, to being able to decide who they want to be is which of the following?
The processor going from having work done by muscle to being done by machines is which of the following?
The first major mass medium to be supported primarily by advertising the United States was which of the following?
An example of a direct action message would be which of the following?
A local grocery store ad for fresh produce
An example of an indirect action message would be which of the following?
An ad by Honda promoting corporate responsibility through the fuel efficiency of its lie of SUVs
An example of an advocacy message would be which of the following?
A political ad promoting reduced government spending
An example of an business-tobusiness ad would be which of the following?
An ad selling cleaning services to hotels
In which way are newspaper ads more effective than radio or TV ads?
Newspaper ads allow advertisers to give detailed information
What is an advantage of radio advertising over magazine ads?
Radio ads have shorter lead time than magazine ads
An advertisement designed to reach an audience in a set of southern suburbs of Minneapolis would be called __________ advertising?
An advertisement designed to sell soda to young hip audience would be called ____________ advertising?
Apple’s 1984 Super Bowl commercial was designed to do which of the following?
Make people aware that Apple was introducing a new computer
One of the biggest problems in controlling advertising of junk food to children is which of the following?
It is difficult to decide on hat is junk food and what is healthy food
Integrated marketing communication campaigns typically involve?
Advertising, public relations, sales promotions
The Denny’s 2009 Super Bowl integrated marketing communication including which of the following?
An effective mix of advertising, public relations, and sales promotion
The person most responsible for creating the fair use doctrine for American copyright law is…
The belief that Americans should be allowed to freely express themselves originated with which of the following
The John Peter Zenger case established which of the following?
Truth as an absolute defense against libel
The law passed by congress following the 9/11 attacks which expanded the ability of the FBI to look into people’s media use and tap their phones is known as which of the following?
USA PATRIOT ACT
The definition of libel is which of the following?
Any published statement that unjustifiably exposes someone to ridicule or contempt