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Television in the United Kingdom: Quiz


Question 1: Through a series of mergers, takeovers and relaxation of regulation, eleven of these companies are now owned by ITV plc, two by STV Group plc while UTV and ________ remain independent.
Sjónvarp Føroya1FLTVGibraltar Broadcasting CorporationChannel Television

Question 2: Historically, BBC One and ITV were also available using the VHF ________ which ceased in 1985.
Broadcast television systems405-line television systemNTSCPAL

Question 3: ________ and other streamed video websites.
YouTubeGoogleGoogle VideosGoogle search

Question 4: STV Group plc, which operates the two other Scottish franchises, has now unified the regions under the single name of ________.
Border TelevisionScottish TelevisionGrampian TelevisionSTV

Question 5: It was also the first terrestrial broadcaster to broadcast on satellite and carry a permanent ________ (DOG).
BBC ThreeSky1BBC OneDigital on-screen graphic

Question 6: ________ 1981-2003 — 342,426 votes
The Only Fools and Horses DVD CollectionOnly Fools and HorsesThe Green Green GrassDavid Jason

Question 7: Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union (BECTU), National Union of Journalists (NUJ) and Equity, ________ for members of the broadcasting industry
SlaveryTrade unionUniversal suffrageHuman rights

Question 8: ________ 1975, 1979 — 172,066 votes
Basil FawltyThe Kipper and the CorpseFawlty TowersThe Anniversary (Fawlty Towers)

Question 9: In 1994 17% of the group was floated on the ________ (with ADRs listed on the New York Stock Exchange), and Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation owns a 35% stake.
United KingdomEnglandLondon Stock ExchangePound sterling

Question 10: Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, a select committee of the ________, established in 1997, which oversees the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the government department responsible for broadcasting in the UK
Politics of the United KingdomParliament of the United KingdomHouse of Commons of the United KingdomElections in the United Kingdom


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