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Television and the Media Quiz

Test your knowledge of vocabulary related to television, radio and the media using this javascript test.


Choose the correct answer to go in the gap.

Example:

The .... is the person who is responsible for the overall shape of the programme.

actor
producer
director


1. Turn on the TV! There is live ...... of the cricket match between England and Australia.

coverage
report
review

2. "Those were today's headlines. And now it's Angela McCarthy with her weather ...... ".

forecast
broadcast
presentation

3. I can't stand that stupid comedy. Can you switch to another ...... , please?

host
channel
transmission

4. A ...... is some kind of TV drama in parts based on inter-human relationships.

documentary
soap opera
sit-com

5. We're just getting some ...... news, that a tidal wave has destroyed much of the city of Atlanta.

sensation
arriving
breaking

6. I like the new ...... introducing and reviewing progammes on our local TV.

actor
guide
presenter

7. 'The Weakest Link' is a very popular ...... based on general knowledge, broadcast daily on BBC television.

quiz
exam
test

8. The time of day when most people are watching television is known as ...... .

prime time
popular time
best time

9. Many TV viewers were shocked when late-night presenter John Smith's face started puffing up horribly while ........ .

filmed
on (the) air
acting

10. "Welcome to another live TV debate. Our ...... is as usual Simon Bainbridge, and his guests today are some of Poland's most prominent politicians".

announcer
host
actor


Now check your score.

You have scored out of 10.

 

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