MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Mass Communication

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Mass Communication

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Prasar Bharti:

  1. Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) is the public service broadcaster in the country.
  2. The major objectives of the Prasar Bharati Corporation are laid out in the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding All India Radio:

  1. The Indian State Broadcasting Service was renamed as All India Radio in January 1936.
  2. All India Radio came to be known as Akashvani from 1957.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Press Information Bureau:

  1. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) is a non government organisation with objective to disseminate information to the print and electronic media on government policies, programmes, initiatives and achievements.
  2. PIB has a dedicated unit for the publicity and 24*7 media support to the Prime Minister’s office.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Press Trust of India:

  1. India’s largest news agency, Press Trust of India (PTI) is a non-profit sharing cooperative owned by the country’s newspapers.
  2. Bhasha is the Hindi language news service of the agency.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding Press Council of India:

  1. The Press Council of India is a statutory quasi-judicial autonomous authority.
  2. It has twin objectives of preserving the freedom of the press and maintaining and improving the standards of newspapers and the news agencies in India.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding National Film Awards:

  1. Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the highest national award.
  2. The awards are presented every year on 3rd May to commemorate the release of the first Indian
    Feature Film, Raja Harishchandra on this day in 1913.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Solutions:

QuesSolExplanation
1c
2cAll India Radio offers a 3 tier system of broadcasting, namely national, regional and local.
3bThe Press Information Bureau (PIB) is the nodal agency of the Government of India
4c
5c
6c

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