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Student Journalism

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. What is the correct use of principal and percent?






2. What are the four codes for journalists?






3. How long should a paragraph be in journalism?






4. What is the best way to get viewers on to a website?






5. What literary techniques should you use to tell a story?






6. What obvious words should be avoided in a school newspaper?






7. What can your x-girlfriend or boyfriend do if you make up lies about her in the paper?






8. Are facts or stories more important?






9. Should sports reporters or anyone else encourage - congratulate or cheer on a team or individual?






10. What makes a good story from a bad story?






11. Who should lead a high school paper?






12. Each quote should begin...






13. Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier - the 1988 U.S. Supreme Court decision - gave public high school officials greater authority to censor some school-sponsored student publications if they chose to do so. But the ruling doesn't apply to publicati






14. Terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words.






15. What is required for people to succeed in social systems such as groups?






16. What is the golden quote?






17. How should you attribute a person on the first reference?






18. What do all great writers do everyday?






19. What is the biggest mistake when writing a lead?






20. What do students win for doing great work in journalism?






21. How many pixels per inch does a high definition t.v. have ?






22. Most information is not known about individuals in the group. Everything about a person is unknown until you have a conversation. To a great extent - each person controls information about themselves.






23. What advantage do high school journalists have to get into events?






24. Should opinion writing and subjective word choices be used?






25. What are techniques a good photographer uses when taking photos?






26. What does the opinion section of the paper do?






27. A.P. Style stands for...






28. How many pixels per inch does a newspaper need not to be pixelated?






29. How do you get text to wrap around an object?






30. What type of questions should you avoid in an interview?






31. What does CNTRL B do in InDesign?






32. How can you get thrown off The Little Hawk staff?






33. Can a student publication be sued for libel - invasion of privacy or copyright infringement?






34. Is a student's choice of dress protected by the First Amendment?






35. Why are many high school papers not read?






36. Why is journalism the best elective to take next year?






37. What does the T tool do in InDesign?






38. What do high school students not lose when entering school?






39. If my image is blurred how can I fix it on a digital SLR camera?






40. Should 'you' or 'I' or 'our' ever be used in a story?






41. Which one of the following is the AP Style for money?






42. Supreme Court case that stated that students do not lose their freedom of speech rights in high school. Mary Beth tinker wore black arm bands to protest the Vietnam War.






43. How is something determined to be slander or libel - as opposed to the exercising of freedom of speech?






44. How do you size a photo in InDesign?






45. Quotes should contain?






46. What is a sidebar?






47. Which one of the following is the AP Style for a date?






48. What program do I use to view photos?






49. What should be avoided in direct quotes?






50. Every single story in a high school newspaper must have what?