Media Ethics & Law Past Papers


Subject: Media Ethics & Law

Time Allowed: 15 Min

Total Marks: 10

NOTE: ATTEMPT THIS PAPER ON THIS QUESTION SHEET ONLY. Division of marks is given in front of each question. This Paper will be collected back after expiry of time limit mentioned above.


Part-I Encircle the correct option, each question carries equal marks. (10)

1. In Press Council of Pakistan there are
a) 17members
b) 18 members
c) 19 members
d) 20 members
2. In the Press Council of Pakistan chairman is appointed by the
a) Prime Minister of Pakistan
b) President of Pakistan
c) Chief Justice of Pakistan
3. CPNE stands for ___________________.
4. Defamation is namely:
a) Slander
b) Libel
c) Slander and Libel d) None of the above
5. Libel is
a) Malicious defamatory oral joke
b) Malicious defamatory written accusation
c) False oral statement
d) Injury
6. President Zia ul Haq established National Press Trust
a) True
b) False
7. PEMRA in an independent body and the Federal Government has no power to issue directives
a) True
b) False
8. The Hutchins Commission was formed by the Government of USA
a) True
b) False
9. In the Defamation Ordinance, 2002 “Any publication of statement made in the Federal or Provincial legislatures, reports, papers, notes and proceedings ordered to be published by either house of the Parliament or by the Provincial Assemblies, or relating to judicial proceedings ordered to be published by the court or any report, note or matter written or published by or under the authority of a Government.” Is
a) Qualified Privilege
b) Absolute privilege
c) None of the above
10. Press and Publication Ordinance was promulgated by President Ayub
a) True
b) False