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Chapter 2: Mass Media and History

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Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science Chapter 2 Exercise [Page 37]

Exercise | Q 1.1 | Page 37

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option. 
The first English newspaper in India was started by _______

  • James Augustus Hickey   

  • John Marshall

  • Allen Hume

Exercise | Q 1.2 | Page 37

Complete the sentence by choosing the correct option.
Television is an ____________ medium. 

  • visual 

  • audio 

  • audio-visual 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 37

Identify the wrong pair in the following, correct it and rewrite. 
(1)‘Prabhakar’ - Acharya P.K. Atre
(2)‘Darpan’ - Balshastri Jambhekar
(3)‘Deenbandhu’ -  Krishnarao Bhalekar
(4)‘Kesari’ - Bal Gangadhar Tilak   

Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science Chapter 2 Exercise [Page 37]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 37

Write brief note :
The role of newspaper in the Indian struggle for independence

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 37

Write brief note :
Why do we need mass media? 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 37

Write brief note : 
Mass Media and professional opportunities.

Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science Chapter 2 Exercise [Page 37]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 37

Explain the following sentence with its reason. 
Any information received through mass media needs to be reviewed critically. 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 37

Explain the following sentence with its reason.
Knowledge of history is essential for newspaper articles. 

Exercise | Q 3 | Page 37

Explain the following sentence with its reason.
Television is the most popular medium.

Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science Chapter 2 Exercise [Page 38]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 38

Answer the following question in 25-30 words.
Explain the objectives of newspapers. 

Exercise | Q 2 | Page 38

Answer the following question in 25-30 words.
How is history helpful in the planning of Akashavani programmes.

Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science Chapter 2 Exercise [Page 38]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 38

Read the following extract and answer the questions.

Radio :  ‘Indian Broadcasting Company’ (IBC), a private radio company was the first one to broadcast daily programmes. Later the same company was taken over by the British Government and named as, ‘Indian State Broadcasting Service (ISBS). On 8th June 1936 it was renamed, as ‘All India Radio (AIR)’. After Independence, AIR became an integral part of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India). Initially, it broadcasted Governmental programmes and schemes. It was named as ‘Akashvani’ on the suggestion of the famous poet Pandit Narendra Sharma. Akashvani broadcasts various entertainment, awareness creating and literary programmes. It also broadcasts special programmes for farmers, workers, the youth and women. The ‘Vividh Bharati’ programmes are broadcasted in 24 regional languages as well as 146 dialects of Indian languages. Lately, various new channels like ‘Radio Mirchi’ are providing radio services. 

(1) Akashavani (AIR) is an integral part of which ministry ?
(2) What was the new name of IBC ?
(3) In how many regional languages and local dialects are ‘Vividh Bharati’ programmes broadcasted ?
(4) How AIR was named ‘Akashavani’ ?

Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science Chapter 2 Exercise [Page 38]

Exercise | Q 1 | Page 38

Complete the following concept chart.

  Newspapers  Radio  Television
Beginning/ Background       
Nature of informantion/ programmes       
Functions      

Chapter 2: Mass Media and History

Exercise

Balbharati Balbharati Class 10 Social Science History and Civics

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Balbharati solutions for Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science chapter 2 - Mass Media and History

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Concepts covered in Class 10th Board Exam History and Political Science chapter 2 Mass Media and History are Introduction to Mass Media, History of Mass Media, Newspapers, Precursors of Newspapers, Bengal Gazette, Darpan, Prabhakar, Dnyanoday, Kesari and Maratha, Magazines and Journals, Electronic Or Digital Journalism, Radio, Television, Why Do We Need Mass Media?, Critical Understanding of the Information Received Through Mass Media, Mass Media and Professional Opportunities.

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