Violence and the Media: How the Media Impacts Violence - Quiz & Worksheet


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Correlation implies _____.

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1. Media violence is correlated with _____.

2. In a famous study done in the 1970's children watched either a violent cops and robbers movie or a nonviolent sporting event. Afterwards they played with other children, during which the children who watched violence did what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of violence and the media. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the definition of correlation as well as studies correlating media violence with aggression in teens and adults.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Correlation defined
  • Correlation between media violence and real-life violence
  • The 1970s study correlating media violence to aggression in children
  • Theories regarding the effects of media violence
  • Long-term studies correlating media violence with aggressive teens and adults

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related violence and the media lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of violence in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding violence and the media
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about violence and the media

Additional Learning

To learn more about media's impact on society, review the accompanying lesson on Violence and the Media. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Define correlation
  • Understand how media affects people
  • Identify five ideas about what violent media might do that could cause real-life violence