History of Television
Television Genre
Key Terms
Persuasive Techniques
Examples
100

What country was television first introduced to?

United States

100

What genre is a "fly on the wall" show featuring real people?

Reality TV

100

What is the name of a brief section of a literacy or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series?

Episode

100

What is this an example of: "Do you want quick relief from headache pain?"

Rhetorical Question

100

What type of TV show is "Friends"?

Sitcom

200

Name three paid streaming sites.

Netflix, Stan, Disney, Binge

200

What genre of show consists of recurring characters in a format in which there are one or more humorous story lines centred around a common environment, such as a family home or workplace.

Sitcoms

200

The hours between 7 and 11 pm when the largest TV audience is available?

Prime Time

200

What is this an example of: “Buy now. Buy many.”

Repetition

200

What type of TV show is "Home and Away"?

Soap Opera

300

Name three free ways to watch TV?

free to air stations, regional stations, community stations, ABC 

300

What type of TV show has ongoing, episodic work of fiction with an  open-ended nature.

Soap Opera

300

To sell or offer for sale through a specific speech about the product.

Pitch

300

What do we call it when we use information, facts, data or graphs used to support a belief, opinion, point of view or proposition.

Statistics or scientific evidence

300

What type of TV show is "The Block"?

Reality TV
400

What were the first spoken words on Australian television?

"Good evening and welcome to television."

400

In the broader sense, what are all forms of television that involve fictional stories if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent characters.

Drama

400

What is a graphic organiser such as a series of illustrations or images displayed in sequence of the purpose of pre-visualising a motion?

Storyboard

400

What is this an example of: "The pollution in the river will turn the water to poison."

Hyperbole

400

What type of TV show is "Game of Thrones"?

Drama

500

What year was television first introduced to Australia?

1956

500

What TV genre is narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone?

Drama

500

What do radio, cable and broadcast television programming measure their performance via?

Ratings

500

What is this an example of: "The sad, helpless children need our help."

Emotive Language

500

What type of TV show is "Gossip Girl"?

Drama

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