Online Journalism Past Papers


Subject: Online Journalism

Time Allowed: 15 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 10

NOTE: Attempt this Paper on this Question Sheet only. Please encircle the correct option. 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 right answer, cutting and overwriting is not allowed. (10)

1. A limitation of the Internet is the:
(a) Inaccuracy
(b) Anonymity
(c) Interactivity
(d) Beyond geography
2. Which of the following represents the primary mechanism for the interactivity on the Web?
(a) Bullets
(b) Multimedia
(c) Online Survey
(d) Hyperlinks
3. Online journalism is journalism more or less produced for the
(a) Worldwide web
(b) Hyperlinks
(c) Blogs
(d) Publication
4. Which of the following is the plus point of Online journalism when judged against print journalism?
(a) Immediate
(b) Precise
(c) Accurate
(d) Reliable
5. The page that your browser is set to use when it starts up is termed as ________.
(a) Blog
(b) Home page
(c) Wiki
(d) Portal
6. All of the following are the sources where the internet provides information except:
(a) Websites
(b) Emails
(c) Instant messengers
(d) Classified ads
7. Search engines and _______ has made it much easier than ever before to find experts comments on issues.
(a) Popup ads
(b) Online newspapers
(c) Online directories
(d) Hacking
8. Which of the following provides ‘immediacy of content’ and has the technological ability to instantly report an unfolded news event?
(a) TV
(b) Radio
(c) Mobile
(d) Internet
9. The speed and efficiency provided by the internet can play fast but if affects the:
(a) Access
(b) Credibility
(c) Advertisement
(d) Graphics
10. A list of links to other blogs refers to:
(a) Blog roll
(b) RSS feed
(c) Blogs
(d) Blog search engines


Subject: Online Journalism

Time Allowed: 2 Hour and 45 Minutes

Maximum Marks: 50



Part-II Give short answers, Each question carries equal marks. (20)

Q#1: Enlist the limitations of internet.

Q#2: What is Time and Date Stamp in the blog?

Q#3: What is meant by Cyber Bulling? Explain in your words.

Q#4: Enlist the qualities of a good website.

Q#5: How can you make navigation fast and consistent?


Part-III Give detailed answers, Each question carries equal marks. (30)

Q#1: Explain the ethical and legal challenges that are faced by the online journalists.

Q#2: Immediacy of the News has given an edge to the online journalism over the print journalism. Discuss.

Q#3: Explain and analyze the positive and negative features of Internet. Do you think that it has more plus points then the negative ones? Give logical arguments to support your answer.