11 Feb 2022

TNPSC Media and Democracy Questions

Samacheer Kalvi Class 7 Media and Democracy Notes:

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TNPSC Indian Polity Study Materials:

I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Which one of the following comes under print media?
(a) Radio   (b) Television    (c) Newspaper   (d) Internet

2. Which one of the following is the broadcast media?
(a) Magazines    (b) Journals    (c) Newspaper     (d) Radio

3. Which invention has brought the world closure?
(a) Typewriter    (b) Television    (c) Telex    (d) None of these

4. Which is mass media?
(a) Radio   (b) Television    (c) Both a & b   (d) None of these

5. Why is it necessary for media to be independent?
(a) to earn money   (b) to encourage company   (c) to write a balanced report   (d) None of these

II Fill in the blanks:

1. _______ have made the ‘world smaller and closer.

2. Every individual person is a medium of _______

3. Printing press was invented by _______

4. _______ is I code of values that govern our lives.

5. _______ is the radio broadcast of the Government of India.


  1. Mass media
  2. expression
  3. Johannes Gutenberg
  4. Ethics
  5. Akashvani

III. Match the following:

Question 1.

  1. Narrowcast media – films
  2. Social media – posters
  3. Print media – seminar
  4. Web media – google web site
  5. Broadcast media – facebook


  1. Narrowcast media – seminar
  2. Social media – Facebook
  3. Print media – posters
  4. Web media – google web site
  5. Broadcast media – films

IV. Consider the following statements Tick the appropriate answer:

Question 1.
Assertion: Print media has been referred to as peoples University
Reason: They perform the role of public informer, educate, custodian of public interest.
(a) A is correct and R is the correct explanation of A
(b) A is correct and R is not the correct explanation of A
(c) A is wrong and R is Correct
(d) Both are wrong
(a) A is correct and R is the correct explanation of A

2. Find the odd one
(a) newspapers
(b) magazine
(c) journals
(d) Twitter
(e) posters

3. Consider the following statements and choose the correct answer from the thftsSodes given below.
a. Media is generally the agency for inter-personal communication.
b. Media is a very powerful entity on the earth.
c. Media plays a prominent role in the formation of public opinion.
d. Media does not have any responsibility
i. a,b and c are correct
ii. a,c and d are correct
iii. b,c and d are correct
iv. a,b and d are correct
i. a, b and c are correct

V. Answer in one or two sentences

1. What is media?
Media is generally the agency for inter-personal communication. Media is in every broadcasting and narrowcasting medium.

2. How does the public get the news about the decision that is taken in the Legislative Assembly?
The procedure is as follows:

  1. After the discussion is over in the Legislative Assembly, a press conference is called by the minister so as to pass on the necessary information.
  2. The Minister then explains all the steps decided and taken by the government to press and media personalities.
  3. The press and media personnel clarify any doubts related to the meeting
  4. All the information is published in the newspapers and shown on TV Channels

3. What is the importance of local media?
Local media is important because it can generate quick and on-the-spot informal ion about the facts which are going on and make the people aware of it. It is a very good medium for getting news instantly.

4. Media is the fourth pillar of democracy. Justify
Media ensures transparency in the working of all the above three systems. Thus the fourth pillar of democracy ensures that all people living in far-off areas of the country are aware of what’s happening in the rest of the country.

5. State any two responsibilities of media.

  • Maintain transparency in government.
  • Help people in nourishing their rights.

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