The first section of the quiz is designed to test your knowledge of media usage among youth ages 8 to 18. The next section of the quiz is meant to help you reflect on your use of digital media/tools in your classroom. You get one point for each question that you answer correctly.
The questions and your selections are shown below. The correct answer is highlighted in green.
* Information provided by the Program for the Study of Media and Health Publish Date: 2010-01-20
1. In 2009, what was the average amount of time spent with all forms of media for 8 to 18 year-olds in the US?
2. Among 8 to 18 year-olds, 29% of the total amount of media exposure is spent “media multitasking” – using (or being exposed to) more than one form of media at a time. How much of your media exposure include media multitasking?
3. Of that total time, how much was spent with print media?
4. Among 8 to 18 year-olds, is more time spent talking on a cell phone or consuming media (music, games, video) on a cell phone?
5. What percentage of TV content is consumed online or on a mobile device among 8 to 18 year-olds?
6. Of all time spent listening to music, 8 to 18 year-olds spent what percentage is spent listening to the radio?
7. What recreational computer activity do 8 to 18 year-olds spend the largest proportion of time on?
8. What is the average amount of time that an 8 to 18 year-old spends with the PRINT version of a newspaper during a typical day?
9. When considering media exposure by race/ethnicity among 8 to 18 year-olds, which group is exposed to the MOST media (13:00) in a typical day?
10. When considering media exposure by race/ethnicity among 8 to 8 year-olds, which group is exposed to the LEAST (8:36) media in a typical day?
11. Among all 8 to 18 year-olds, what percentage say they use a computer, watch TV, play video games, text message, or listen to music while doing their homework "some or most of the time"?
12. Among 8 to 18 year-olds, what percentage says the TV is left on even if no one is watching "some or most of the time"?