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Gasher: Chapter 11

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) Immediacy of long-range social interaction
b) International migration
c) Mobility of investment capital
d) Global circulation of cultural products

Question 2:


a) 10 percent
b) 15 percent
c) 20 percent
d) 25 percent

Question 3:


a) reservoirs
b) factories
c) resource pools
d) markets

Question 4:


a) knowledge
b) capital
c) labour
d) resources

Question 5:


a) balanced
b) asymmetrical
c) immediate
d) blind

Question 6:


a) invokes the Marxist theory of the alienation of labour, which has been disproved
b) concentrates too narrowly on the reactions of individual audience members
c) assumes that everyone in a country that imports cultural products is a victim
d) uses biased anti-American rhetoric to describe an accidental process

Question 7:


a) open-source doctrine
b) freedom-of-information doctrine
c) universal-access doctrine
d) free-flow doctrine

Question 8:


a) the promotion of Western cultural hegemony
b) the democratization of communication
c) the preservation of existing patent conventions
d) international regulation of national communication patterns

Question 9:


a) The internet
b) Satellite communication
c) Colour television
d) The cellular phone

Question 10:


a) citizen journalists
b) the internet
c) government press releases
d) international wire services

Question 11:


a) the gap between those countries with digital technologies and those with analog services
b) the gap between those people with ready access to digital technologies and those without
c) the gap between the costs of digital and analog technologies
d) the gap created when computers misread 0 and 1 coding

Question 12:


a) 65 percent
b) 73 percent
c) 85 percent
d) 92 percent

Question 13:


a) the problem of homelessness in the province’s major cities
b) the lack of affordable housing in the province’s major cities
c) the question of diversity in the Quebec population
d) the question of decreasing levels of bilingualism in the province

Question 14:


a) “a politically-constituted community”
b) “an imagined political community”
c) “a closed political community”
d) “a legally-constituted political community”

Question 15:


a) a commodity that should be freely traded among nations
b) a commodity whose trade should be governed to ensure equitable distribution among nations
c) a resource for the promotion of freedom, equality, peace, and democracy
d) a resource for the advancement of education and commerce in the global south

Question 16:


a) the network society
b) the world capitalist economy
c) the world military order
d) the nation-state system

Question 17:


a) 70 percent
b) 50 percent
c) 40 percent
d) 20 percent

Question 18:


a) establish a coherent agenda
b) monitor activities of remote departments
c) receive reports from local managers or governors in the field
d) All of the above

Question 19:


a) the ability to hire skilled professionals
b) the aesthetic quality of their productions
c) the power of their corporate brands
d) All of the above

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

Question 29:


a) True
b) False

Question 30:


a) True
b) False

Question 31:


a) True
b) False

Question 32:


a) True
b) False

Question 33:


a) True
b) False

Question 34:


a) True
b) False

Question 35:


a) True
b) False