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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Most of the efforts discussed in America and Britain were aimed at which of the following?
(a) Reducing use of products.
(b) Increasing the resiliency of industry.
(c) Creating new products.
(d) Getting citizens to manufacture products in their space time.

2. The term "Chad" originated where?
(a) Free France.
(b) England.
(c) Occupied Germany.
(d) America.

3. Overall, the example that Horizon set was which of the following?
(a) Positive.
(b) Unimportant.
(c) Subversive.
(d) Negative.

4. What other outlets are specifically cited in Chapter 13 for adopting the tone and texture of official media?
(a) Movies.
(b) Public service announcements.
(c) Fiction and poetry.
(d) Religious services.

5. The soldiers' primary sources of information primarily focused on what subject?
(a) The conditions at home.
(b) The war effort.
(c) Military intelligence.
(d) The enemy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who controlled access to war zones for public media staff?

2. Idioms were often adapted to what medium?

3. Which of the following is NOT one of the things that the author states to have been almost totally marred by high-mindedness during the war?

4. How completely did the mainstream media cover events of the war?

5. Which of the following did NOT commonly adopt the voice and viewpoint of official state media?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did media organizations gain access to war zones for their reporters?

2. What is one type of preparation that was made in England in anticipation of an invasion?

3. What is one way that a person could become considered to be subversive?

4. What does RADAR stand for?

5. What does the author believe about the phenomenon of attributing high-minded ideals to the purpose of a war?

6. What did front line troops usually believe about depictions of their wartime experiences?

7. Why were front line soldiers confused by media presentations of the war?

8. When were more enduring war novels written and why were they written during this time period?

9. Why did wartime reporting often fail to capture the realities of warfare?

10. What were the aims of most production-related public efforts in the US?

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