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Student Journalism

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  • 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. If I don't know how much about a DSLR what setting should I have the camera on?






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






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






4. Who should lead a high school paper?






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






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






7. 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.






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






9. What should be the focus almost every story?






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






11. 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






12. Information is free and available to others. Some information is always open information - like a person's name - where they live - where they work - or their family. People make inferences based on this information - although not in proportion to ot






13. Why are many high school papers not read?






14. Prohibits the Congress from making laws 'respecting an establishment of religion' - prohibiting the free exercise of religion - infringing on the freedom of speech and infringing on the freedom of the press.






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






16. What is the journalist's code?






17. How many sources must a story have?






18. How many pixels does a yearbook or magazine?






19. What is the first question of an interview?






20. Are facts or stories more important?






21. What program do I use to view photos?






22. How do photos need to be formatted for the newspaper?






23. What is an infographic?






24. What is the worst word of high school journalism?






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






26. What is the correct use of principal and percent?






27. When should numbers be spelled out?






28. Journalists can use a _____ paragraph?






29. What is a follow up question?






30. What do all great writers do everyday?






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






32. What words that are not very specific should never be used in transitions?






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






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






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






36. A student publication is a public forum for student expression when school officials have given student editors the authority to make their own content decisions. A school can do that either through an official policy or by allowing a publication to






37. What should be used in place of adjectives?






38. How do you size a photo in InDesign?






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






40. What schools have former editors of The Little Hawk attended?






41. What first - second or third person words be avoided in journalistic stories?






42. How do you share a GoogleDoc?






43. What can students not print in a paper?






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






45. What are the four codes for journalists?






46. Quotes should contain?






47. Every quote needs what before it?






48. Each quote should begin...






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






50. What should be avoided in direct quotes?