Characteristic is correct answer. A thing is described as 'typical' of something else when becomes an observable and noticeable quality or attribute of it. There is an explanation video available below.
'Bandage' is pronounced as /bandɪdʒ/ with the [a] in bandage having the 'i' vowel sound, and option C 'cacophony' has the same vowel sound as with the letter 'y'. There is an explanation video available below.
Read the Passage carefully and answer the questions that follow.
The term Mass Communication occurs when information is disseminated to a relatively large number of people in different places. it should be seen as the same thing with talking face to face with someone else. With mass communication, there is no answer, smile, laugh or lock of surprise. the people who receive the message are as far away from the source of the message as far away as you are from the announcers on the radio or from the newscasters on television, or from the writer of a column in the local newspaper.
There are three identifiable means of errors in mass communication. There is one done through the printed words, books, magazine and newspapers. The other is primarily radio, but also records and tape recordings. Also, it can be done through a combination of sound and pictures as in television, films and the more recently popular video tape. Together, they are referred to as the mass media.
All media can be used to inform and entertain. However, there are coverts roles played. It may be to educate as in school broadcast. Again, the aim may be to persuade as when the media are used by advertisers or for political broadcasts. The media are often in strong position to influence public opinion because they select the topics to be presented and can stress the importance of one issue over the other.
The mass media have, in recent times, come under acerbic criticism. Many presenters have become not only conscientized but also immensely concerned about the possible effects that science of violence and bad behavior may have on their children. More worrisome are the potential danger of political and commercial propaganda.
Mass media means technology that is intended to reach a mass audience. It is the primary means of communication used to reach the vast majority of the general public. The most common platforms for mass media according to the passage are newspapers, magazines, radio, television. These can be summarized into print (Newspaper, magazines) and electronic (Radio and Television) There is an explanation video available below.
Mass communication in the passage was directly likened to having a physical interaction with a person. This makes Option A contradictory with the passage, hence the answer. There is an explanation video available below.
From the last paragraph, the ruling class may influence popular thinking and create certain impression and even direct the course of social discussions by simply buying and/or controlling the media. There is an explanation video available below.
moralization - means indulgence in moral pronouncements; or the exposition of a particular moral code. This is not a role of mass media according to the passage There is an explanation video available below.
Choose the most appropriate option for each group for questions
Alice, a small fragile-looking Ugandan mother, is dying of AIDS. She lives with her son and daughter in a tin-roofed shack on the .....1... of Kampala. When her husband died of AIDS in 1987, Alice discovered she was HIV positive. Frequent ...2..... of sickness forced her to give up her embroidery job. She was so depressed that she just wanted to eat. ....3.... by a neighbour, the mobile care unit from Nsambya hospital went to her home. They convinced her to start taking proper ..4....... After three months of ....5.... treatment, she regained her will to live. The AIDS time bomb .....6... on relentlessly. The World Health Organization ....7.... that 1.8 million Ugandans are HIV positive, nearly one in eight of the total population. The Ugandan AIDS Commission set up by President Museveni ..8...... the spread of the disease. However, under-porting and the lack of post-mortem and ...9..... makes it impossible to establish exact figures. No one ....10.... that it is a disaster far worse than the years of civil war.
Alice, a small fragile-looking Ugandan mother, is dying of AIDS. She lives with her son and daughter in a tin-roofed shack on the .....1... of Kampala.