A+ Essentials Chapter 18

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A Plus Essential Quizzes & Trivia

SoundIn this chapter, you will learn how to• Describe how sound works in a PC• Select the appropriate sound card for a given scenario• Install a sound card in a Windows system• Troubleshoot problems that might arise with sound cards and speakers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What refers to the number of characteristics of a particular sound capturedwhen sampling?
    • A. 

      Sample rate

    • B. 

      Kilohertz

    • C. 

      Bit depth

    • D. 

      Quality rating

  • 2. 
    All recorded sound formats used in PCs today are derived from which format?
    • A. 

      WAV

    • B. 

      Fraunhoffer

    • C. 

      MP3

    • D. 

      PCM

  • 3. 
    Which sound format contains no actual sound recording, but only a series ofcommands stored in a text file for the sound card to interpret?
    • A. 

      WMA

    • B. 

      WAV

    • C. 

      MIDI

    • D. 

      MP3

  • 4. 
    How many speakers are in a Dolby Digital 5.1 setup?
    • A. 

      Five speakers plus a subwoofer

    • B. 

      Six speakers plus a subwoofer

    • C. 

      Seven speakers plus a subwoofer

    • D. 

      Eight speakers plus a subwoofer

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the extensions to the DirectSound3D standard developedby Creative Labs?
    • A. 

      EAX

    • B. 

      MP3

    • C. 

      Positional audio

    • D. 

      Reverberation

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the standard digital connection that replaces manyanalog connections on some sound cards?
    • A. 

      CD audio connector

    • B. 

      AUX connector

    • C. 

      TAD connector

    • D. 

      S/PDIF connector

  • 7. 
    Which sampling rate would produce the highest quality sound?
    • A. 

      8 Hz

    • B. 

      8 KHz

    • C. 

      128 Hz

    • D. 

      128 KHz

  • 8. 
    What must be installed on your system to decode a sound file?
    • A. 

      The proper codec

    • B. 

      Sound application software

    • C. 

      Speakers

    • D. 

      Universal audio cables

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are valid audio file formats?
    • A. 

      ASF, WMA, ASP

    • B. 

      PCI, MP3, ASX

    • C. 

      WAV, PCM, AU

    • D. 

      MID, MPEG, AVI

  • 10. 
    Which term describes the stereo speakers in a 2.1 sound system?
    • A. 

      Woofers

    • B. 

      Satellites

    • C. 

      Subwoofers

    • D. 

      Twins