An advertisement on the radio warning the public against the dangers of smoking is called a __________. A. public service declaration B. public health message C. public service announcement D. public health initiative
The answer is C) public service announcement
In school, you are taught that smoking is bad for your health. So? We can associate the word "danger" in the sentence with the world "smoking". Service: Not related to health(smoking), so we can get rid of options A and B. Health: Related to health(smoking), so keep B and D. Message: A communication containing some sort of information. Keep B. Initiative: As defined by dictionary.com, "an introductory act or step; leading action" Warning the public against something does not fit, so discard D. We are left with Option B.