Unit 2: Mass Media - Fact Test

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What was the name of the ship which arrived at Tilbury, London in 1948?
SS Empire Windrush
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Which group rose to fame in the period 1962-1963?
The Beatles
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When did the magazine "Private Eye" launch?
1961
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When did Mary Whitehouse launch her "Clean-Up TV" campaign?
1964
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Who was the PM during the Miner's Strike of 1974?
Edward Heath
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When were the Sex Pistols formed?
1975
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In what month did the Conservatives win the 1979 General Election?
May
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How long did the Falklands War last for?
74 days
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When did Enoch Powell make his "Rivers of Blood" speech?
1968
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What took place in 2001?
Race riots
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What is the "Fourth Estate"?
The Media being seen as a balance to the other three powers of Nobility, Clergy and Houses of Commons and Lords
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What is the definition of austerity?
Strong self-discipline and moral strictness; simple living with a lack of luxuries
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Which keyword is defined as respect for social superiors?
Deference
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Which keyword is defined as exploiting an activity or product in order to profit from it?
Commercialised
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What is the "Generation gap"?
Difference in tastes, attitudes and opinions of people of different ages/generations
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What is the definition of permissive?
Attitude allowing something to happen (particular tolerance of sexual freedoms)
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What is the definition of liberal?
Broad-minded; without prejudice. Respects rights and freedoms
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Which keyword is defined as the removal of barriers of class or rank in society?
Democratise
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What keyword is defined as without government?
Anarchy
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What is the definition of spin?
To put a slant on information to make it seem more favourable to the public
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In 1951, what percentage of people were employed in manual labour?
60%
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How many 15-19 year olds were there in 1965?
4,282,000
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In the 1960s, what percentage of women were married by 45?
96%
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How much did unemployment rise by between 1974 and 1978?
2.7% (2% to 4.7%)
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What percentage of the workforce was employed in manual labour in 1991?
36%
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