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Urban legend: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1: Urban legends are sometimes repeated in news stories and, in recent years, distributed by ________.
Email clientOutlook ExpressE-mailSimple Mail Transfer Protocol

Question 2: The ________ had a service called Hoaxbusters that dealt with all sorts of computer-distributed hoaxes and legends.
Energy policy of the United StatesOffice of Energy Efficiency and Renewable EnergyOffice of Electricity Delivery and Energy ReliabilityUnited States Department of Energy

Question 3: Urban Legends at the ________
Time WarnerJim BarksdaleOpen Directory ProjectLife (magazine)

Question 4: the works of Claude Lévi-Strauss, Ernst Cassirer, Mircea Eliade, Joseph Campbell, ________, and Northrop Frye for various interpretations).
Carl JungSigmund FreudJungian archetypesAnalytical psychology

Question 5: Rather, the term is used to differentiate modern legend from traditional ________ in preindustrial times.
ElfFolkloreFairyDwarf

Question 6: [7] As in the case of ________, these narratives are believed because they construct and reinforce the worldview of the group within which they are told, or “because they provide us with coherent and convincing explanations of complex events”.
Myth and ritualMythologyGreek mythologyReligion and mythology

Question 7: Since 2004 the ________ TV show MythBusters has tried to prove or disprove urban legends by attempting to test them or reproduce them using the scientific method.
Discovery ChannelDiscovery Channel (South East Asian TV channel)Science ChannelTLC (TV channel)

Question 8: For this reason, ________ and folklorists prefer the term contemporary legend.
SociologySystems theoryTalcott ParsonsSocial structure

Question 9: It is the topic of the ________ newsgroup, alt.folklore.urban, and several web sites, most notably snopes.com.
Instant messagingE-mailUsenetInternet forum

Question 10: One such example since the seventies has been the recurring rumor that the ________ Company was associated with Satan worshipers because of details within its nineteenth-century trademark.
PampersAmerican ExpressGeneral ElectricProcter & Gamble
















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