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Gasher: Chapter 06

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) instrumentalist
b) determinist
c) constructivist
d) substantivist

Question 2:


a) political
b) cultural
c) personal
d) idealistic

Question 3:


a) instrumentalist
b) determinist
c) constructivist
d) substantivist

Question 4:


a) closed ecosystem
b) flat form
c) black box
d) determinist illusion

Question 5:


a) Instrumentalist
b) Determinist
c) Substantivist
d) Technological determinism

Question 6:


a) network neutrality
b) non-contingent carriage
c) digital equality
d) political neutrality

Question 7:


a) the decline of print
b) independent newspapers becoming part of chains
c) the emerging of previously distinct media technologies
d) a breaking down of meaningful distinctions between media forms

Question 8:


a) peer-to-peer system
b) point-to-point system
c) centrally switched system
d) Both a and b

Question 9:


a) the amount of noise travelling on a wire
b) the width of the telephone wires entering houses
c) the capacity of a network for carrying information
d) the width of the cable wires entering houses

Question 10:


a) individualized
b) open source
c) for the general source
d) Web 2.0

Question 11:


a) Thomas Edison
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Reginald Fessenden
d) Benjamin Franklin

Question 12:


a) Thomas Edison
b) Benjamin Franklin
c) Alexander Graham Bell
d) Reginald Fessenden

Question 13:


a) Apple’s iTunes music store
b) Instagram
c) Facebook
d) iPads

Question 14:


a) social forces
b) political decision-making
c) technological determinism
d) Both a and b

Question 15:


a) Facebook
b) The Globe and Mail
c) Instagram
d) YouTube

Question 16:


a) impede citizens’ sense of freedom
b) inhibit their lawful right to express criticism and dissent
c) inhibit their lawful right to peaceful protest
d) All of the above

Question 17:


a) inclusive rather than exclusive production
b) freely available content in an information commons
c) always unfinished and continuing production
d) All of the above

Question 18:


a) only occasionally
b) about half of the time
c) pretty much all of the time
d) never

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False

Question 22:


a) True
b) False

Question 23:


a) True
b) False

Question 24:


a) True
b) False

Question 25:


a) True
b) False

Question 26:


a) True
b) False

Question 27:


a) True
b) False

Question 28:


a) True
b) False