A ___________ is a small electronic device that allows television programs to be blocked.
Which of the following is a way to decrease the amount of television you watch during one week?
|A)||Start reading a book of fiction or nonfiction that interests you|
|B)||Join a new club or sport at school|
|D)||All of the above|
What is the risk of watching shows that portray casual sexual situations with no consequences?
|A)||Teens may begin to spend more time watching television than getting physical exercise|
|B)||It can turn you into a couch potato|
|C)||Teens may begin to think sexual activity is "no big deal"|
|D)||It may cause a desensitization to violence|
What product sometimes contains a label stating, "Parental Advisory: Explicit Content"?
The effect of reacting less and less after repeated exposure to certain material is called ___________.
Should television and movie producers care about violent content in their media?
|A)||Yes, no one should make anything with any violence or sexual situations|
|B)||No, adults and children are responsible for themselves|
|C)||No, almost everything is fine for children and adults to see|
|D)||Yes, but only if they promote their products to children|
Why would an adult take a young child to the movie theatre to see a movie rated "R"?
|A)||"R" means appropriate for most children|
|B)||Some adults put their own desire to see a movie over the best interests of their children|
|C)||"R" means appropriate for children over the age of 13|
|D)||Some young children are able to handle the content in a movie rated "R"|
Which of the following would be the most beneficial for a 13 year old who is overweight and considered to be a couch potato?
|A)||Buying his or her favorite DVDs to watch|
|B)||Buying a television for his or her bedroom|
|C)||Buying new video games for him or her when they come out|
|D)||Buying him or her a new bicycle|
Why does it matter who paid for media messages you see?
|A)||A group that promotes physical exercise might help you become more active|
|B)||If it is a group or company with a specific goal or very strong opinion, it may be trying to influence you without openly saying so|
|C)||If it is a group that advocates for consumers, it may help you save money|
|D)||All of the above|
Who is responsible for the results when a child watches adult television shows and then begins to use the bad language used in the shows?
|A)||The child's school, because it should be teaching children not to use bad words|
|B)||The shows' producers, who should know that children might be watching|
|C)||The child's parent or guardian who allowed the child to watch the shows in the first place|
|D)||The child, because he or she should know better|