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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 first question of an interview?






2. 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.






3. A.P. Style stands for...






4. What is an infographic?






5. 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






6. When designing a page what element comes first?






7. What is the number one goal of great high school papers?






8. Should you use 'you' in a story?






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






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






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






12. What should be the focus almost every story?






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






14. What are the ways that going out for journalism could improve your life?






15. What leads do you want to avoid?






16. What should be avoided in direct quotes?






17. What can students not print in a paper?






18. Who should lead a high school paper?






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






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






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






22. Which one of the following is the AP Style for age?






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






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






25. What should be used in place of adjectives?






26. 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






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






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






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






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






31. Should you use the name of the school or current year?






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






33. What is the most read part of a newspaper?






34. Are facts or stories more important?






35. Quotes should contain?






36. What is GQ STUDD?






37. What is the rule of thirds?






38. Journalists can use a _____ paragraph?






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






40. What is a Twitter feed?






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






42. What are the 5 Ws and H






43. What makes a good lead?






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






45. What are the four codes for journalists?






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






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






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






49. What is convergence?






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