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Journalism Quiz

Test Your Journalism IQ

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1
Which of the following is NOT the name of a current newspaper?
  1. The New York Times
  2. The Chicago Tribune
  3. The Washington Post
  4. The Milk Way Monitor
2
Which of the following is the most helpful when solving a mystery?
  1. Evidence
  2. Notebooks
  3. A cool outfit
  4. Your math homework
3
If you are a curious, observant person who enjoys writing, you might want to be a:
  1. Veterinarian
  2. Journalist
  3. Hula Dancer
  4. Astronaut
4
Which of the following facts is important to include when writing a newspaper article?
  1. When the event took place
  2. Your favorite color
  3. What you had for breakfast
  4. Your pet's name
5
A newspaper headline should:
  1. Be too small to read
  2. Rhyme
  3. Grab the reader's attention
  4. Be a tounge twister
6
A good way to gather information for a newspaper article is to:
  1. Guess what happened
  2. Interview someone who was at the event you are writing about
  3. Go to the movies
  4. Ask your parents
7
When was the Great Depression?
  1. 1840s
  2. 1930s
  3. 1990s
  4. 1500s
8
Which of the following is NOT an actual newspaper headline from the Great Depression?
  1. President Cuts His Own Salary!
  2. Babe Ruth Agrees to Play Season for $25,000!
  3. 924 Gallons of Milk Given to Children!
  4. Chicken Crosses Road
9
A person who sees a crime being committed and may be able to offer details to a reporter is called a:
  1. Coach
  2. Professor
  3. Witness
  4. Chef
10
Which of the following are you LEAST likely to find in a newspaper?
  1. News stories
  2. Sports scores
  3. Weather Reports
  4. Grocery Lists
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