Media Literacy Final Exam

History of media including Iran, iraq and wars. If you are in media literacy, this quiz is great practice.

published on April 08, 20145 responses 0

What year was axis of evil speech?

2001
2002
2005

According to Addicted to war, the government spent how much of its total income on the military?

51%
67%
33%

What year was harbouring the shah?

1979
1953
1972

What year did Ahmed hassan al-bakr become president and his cousin saddam hussein become vice president?

1963
1968
1952

What is the capital of Iraq?

Hussein
Kaghid
Baghdad

When did the Hashemite dynasty rule?

1958-1998
1921-1958
1926-1960

When was the Republican era?

1958-1963
1958-1964
1952-1963

What percent of Iraq is muslim?

82
27
97

Who made the term; "military-industrial complex"?

George Bush
Muhammad Ali
President Dwight Eisenhower

what books did William Beeman not publish about?

iran
middle east
south Asia
china
japan
africa

Why was saddam possed dangerous during the Iraq war?

Weapons of mass destruction
Nuclear Weapons
More troops

Who said "I should welcome almost any war, for I think this country needs one"?

Teddy Brown
Teddy Roosvelt
Teddy Roosevilt

What sin influences the population to embrace crass materialism and progressive attitudes? Could be seen in iran's media.

Operation Ajax
Westoxication
Backing Iraq

What year was sin: Operation Ajax

1953
1979
1980-1988

What is the population of Iran?

35 million
47 million
77 million

What is not an American sin according to Beeman?

Westoxication
Operation Ajax
Harbouring the shah
Manipulation
Backing Iraq
Destruction of air flight

Which sin recongizes jadism, christainity, and americans. They do not recongize the largest non-islamics.

Treatment of minorities
Treatment of women
Hostage crisis

Today, how many Afgans and Canadians have been killed?

2,000 Afgans and 158 Canadians
400 Afgans and 200 Canadians
1,500 Afgans adn 48 Canadians

Which sin had the Shah escape Iran before the return of Khlomeini. The Shah underwent treatment in the US in hopes of prolonging his life. This led to hostage crisis.

Backing Iraq
Westoxication
Harbouring the shah

What does hearstrings mean?

Making the audience sympansize with the people
people are unaware of war
One of the biggest protests against war

What sin made hostages into a media spectacle. They were often blindfolded in the media among fierce anti-american crowds

Treatment of women
Treatment of minorities
Terroist supporter
Hostage Crisis

What is the percentage of Muslims in Iran?

97
53
82
98

What is popular among the countries founders/early leaders?

Sweetheart deals
Illustrated Expose
Manifest destiny

What gases killed thousands during the vietnam war?

mustard gas and napalm
Napalm and argent orange
argent orange and nuclear gas

Who was the last shah (king) of iran?

Shah reign
William O. Beeman
Pahlavi Dynasty

What sin implemented severe sanctions against Iran since the mid-1980's?

Operation Ajax
Axis of Evil Speech
Sanctions
Westoxication

What does draft dodgers mean?

US citizens move to canada to avoid conforming to US's rules, during the time of the Vietnam war.
Football team that showed awareness through media about american and war
People that are unaware of the war

When was the Saddam Hussein Era?

1978-1999
1977-2002
1979-2003

What happened in 1990?

Annexed Kuwait, but was pushed back to iraq
Saddam went to the united states to propose a deal
Iraq discovered a new nuclear weapon

When was the second Iraq war?

2003-2010
2003-2009
2003-2011

Why we fight techniques?

Knowledge of reasons for retaliation without letting the public know
America has the right to launch any preemptive attacks against opposing powers
Music is used to emphasize the ominous atmosphere of the content of 9/11

What is not consisted in the Robinson Policy Model?

If a governments policy is known on an issue, the media will largely report that
If a governments policy is not known on an issue, the media will not use any content on it
If a governments policy is not known on an issue, the media will report on what it likes

How was the saddam Hussein era characterized?

Harsh repression against both shi'a and kurds
Iron fist
Tumultuous era

When is the war of terrorism?

2001-2011
2001-present
1999-present

which sin has the media produce several powerful and popular expressions? Hint: "Not without my daughter".

Terrorist supporter
Hostage crisis
Treatment of minorities
Treatment of women

When was the Vietnam war?

1964-1973
1964-1970
1970-1979

What sin had president bush unionized himself with iran and iraq?

Axis of Evil Speech
Operation ajax
santions
Backing Iraq

What is the official title of Iran?

Irania
Iraq Republican
Republic of Iran

What is true during the vietnam war?

South was democratic, north was communist
North was communist, south was democratic
Neither

When was the last king of the Hashemite dynasty killed?

1960
1952
1958

Which sin removed a dramatically ellected Iranian prime minister (Mohammad Mossadegh) because he nationalized oil in iran?

Westoxication
Harbouring the Shah
Operation Ajax

What happened on February 15th 2003?

Largest international protest in history
Second Iraq war
Operation enduring freedom

Who said; "We can't wait for the final proof-the smoking gun-that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud".

Abdul Karim Qasim
Saddam Hussein
George W. Bush

What is Iraq's Population?

33 million
27 million
30 million
35 million
22 million

which sin was believed that the Klomeini regime was weak and would quickly collapse following an invasion.

Backing Iraq
Destruction of Air Flight 655
Operation Ajax

What year was backing iraq?

1980-88
1979-88
1953-62

what year was sanctions?

2002
1988
1984-present
1984

What does Persepolis mean?

US citizens move to canada to avoid conforming to US's rules
The slaughter of native tribes
Persian city

What happened between (1980-1988)?

United states brought troops over to fight in iraq
A war against vietnam and iran
a war against iran and iraq

What is not one of the sins committed by Iran that greatly concern the united states?

Hostage crisis
Terrorist Supporter
Treatment of women
Treatment of minorities
Country invasion
Nuclear proliferation

What is not part of the Shah's Reign?

The shah was secular and interested in modernizing and westernizing Iran
Known as "policeman of the gulf" due to his power and wealth from oil
The shah who embarked on several modernizing projects (The white revolution)
Possessed a ruthless, american trained secret police called SAVAK.
Was a communist
This brutality marked the end of his reign

What is Bush Doctrine?

Music is used to emphasize the ominous atmosphere of the content of 9/11
Knowledge of reasons for retaliation without letting the public know
America has the right to launch any preemptive attacks against opposing powers

Who is Joel andreas?

A social motivator that expressed the uneeded use of war.
associate professor of sociology at John Hopkins University in Baltimore
Professor at Harvard of sociology.
wrote addicted to war (2004)
Both b and c
both a and c

What system is Iran based on?

greita
Velayat-e faqih
cleric

When was the Ba'athist era?

1962-1973
1982-1989
1963-1979

Iraq is composed of what two ethnic groups?

Muslims and arabs
Arabs and Kurds
Ayrans and Shi's

Who is William O. Beeman?

Professor of english and media literature at the university of michigan
professor of history at the university of michigan
professor of cultural studies at the university of minnesota, twin cities
professor of anthropology at the university of minnesota, twin cities

Which sin poses serious threat towards americans because of their nuclear weapons?

Treatment of minorities
Nuclear Proliferation
Treatment of supporters

The book "chronicals the relationship between united states and iran" employs what?

great empire
great Sata'n
Sata'n empire
mad maham

Who ran the revolution to replace the monarchy?

General Ahmed Hassan al-bakr
General Saddam Hussein
General Abdul Karim Qasim

What laws did Ayatollah Ruhollah give iran?

Laws regarding women
Men must join military at age 18
closed newspapers
executed dissents
implemented blasphemy laws
A dress code

which sin had the american believe that iran supports several terrorist groups?

Hostage crisis
Terrorist supporter
treatment of minorities

What is the capital of Iran?

Baghdad(5 million people)
Sunni
Tehran( 8 million people)
Baghdad (8 million people)

How many American soldiers died in the Vietnam war?

60,000
300,000
50,000

what year was destruction of air flight 655?

1979
1953
1988

What is the literacy rate in iraq?

74%
72%
70%
72.5%
67.8%

What is Blowback (CIA term)?

Knowledge of reasons for retaliation without letting the public know
America has the right to launch any preemptive attacks against opposing powers
Music is used to emphasize the ominous atmosphere of the content of 9/11

General abdul Karim Qasim did what?

Implemented argarian reforms that helped the landless poor
He was against the sweetheart deals on oil
He implemented laws that helped women, relating polygamy, divorce, and inheritance
Both a and b
Both b and c
All of the above

What is not one of Andreas ideas for the main reason of why 9/11 happened?

American support for Israel
Economic Santions
Presence of US troops on sacred Muslim soil
Support for corrupt regimes
America refused to help Iraq