Lesson 8. Assessment

  1. What is the correct, advertised name (or “brand”) of our radio station?
  2. What is the legal ID of our station?
  3. Who are the legal holders of our FCC broadcast license?
  4. Who is the intended primary target listening audience of our station?
  5. Match the correct job description with the correct officer title
  6. Match the letter of the correct show description by placing it next to its respective program title
  7. All radio stations whose frequencies are found between 88mhz and 92 mhm on the FM dial are designated as
  8. What were the call letters of Penn State’s radio station in the 1920s?
  9. What were the call letters of Penn State’s radio station in the 1960s?
  10. What were the call letters of Penn State’s radio station in 1988?
  11. The primary mission of our radio station, as per our licensure, is to
  12. Current, our student radio station exists within Penn State as
  13. Radio stations typically gauge their market share of listeners by
  14. Most commercial radio stations are ________ format, but we are __________ format.
  15. Any material that, in context, depicts or describes in terms patently offensive as measured by contemporary community standards for the broadcast medium, sexual, or excretory, or organs is:
  16. Material that offers no political, cultural, artistic, or social value, and that is not protected by the First Amendment, and which cannot be broadcast under any circumstances, is:
  17. False communication exposing a person to hatred, ridicule, contempt, causing him to be shunned, or injures him or his business or calling, is referred to as:
  18. When someone’s character is defamed in a spoken broadcast, it is known as:
  19. “False or deceptive communication by radio,” illegal by the FCC, is known as:
  20. The illegal personal receipt of money, gifts, or favors for playing recorded material over the air is:
  21. When describing a for-profit business as underwriting spot must be:
  22. We can only receive underwriting grants, as opposed to sell commercial advertising because:
  23. In between every two to three songs, a DJ should play a liner on our station so as to:
  24. Describing/announcing a song before it plays is known as ______; and describing/announcing it after it has played is _________.
  25. “Bed” music refers to:
  26. The cluster of aired audio cuts including underwriting spots, promos, and PSAs, is called a:
  27. We air Public Service Announcements for:
  28. The FCC requires us to air this once every hour:
  29. Our station does precisely which of the following with the Emergency Alert System?
  30. There are several purposes to maintaining our programming log. Which of the following is not one of them?
  31. The time period for which you sign the programming log, you are responsible for:
  32. At least once per shift, every on-air staffer is required to take transmitter meter readings and record:
  33. Our air signal is sent out over the air-waves from a transmitter located atop the:
  34. The three basic functions of any audio console/sound board are to:
  35. If you want the sound feeing through any given channel on the board to reach the transmitter and go over the air, then you must make sure that the following button (output bus) at the top of that channel’s slider is pressed down and lit up:
  36. What year did our name change publicly to what it is today? Circle the correct academic year
  37. There are several duties of a music program staff head. Which is not one of them?
  38. A sportscast is conducted by a _________ announcer, and at least one or more ________ announcer(s).
  39. The set of documents that contains information about our station, licensing, constitution, talk show topics, air time given to political candidates, etc., and which is required by the FCC to be made available to any upon request is:
  40. The two main approaches in selling underwriting on our station are: bulk packages for general businesses, and specific show sponsorships for niche businesses whose clientele match the lister ship of those shows. T/F
  41. We compile playlists of new material onto weekly charts and report them to music industry trade journals and in turn we are serviced new music from record labels and promoters. T/F
  42. Since the FCC does not allow our transmitter to remain on without broadcasting a signal, we still turn our transmitter off at the end of each broadcast day every night after the last live DJ leaves. T/F
  43. The studio and office phone lines to be given out publicly are
  44. What year did WKPS-FM go on the air in State College, PA?
  45. The LION 90.7fm is a free-form radio station. T/F
  46. The LION 90.7fm represents the only student FCC-licenses radio station at the university. T/F
  47. The LION 90.7fm receives operational funding from Penn State through:
  48. The LION began broadcasting Penn State football in:
  49. The LION 90.7fm is legally permitted to broadcast advertisements.
  50. A “liner” is
  51. The LION is open to students of any academic major, in addition to faculty and community members. T/F