Video 101: Editing And Shots! Trivia Quiz

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Video 101: Editing And Shots! Trivia Quiz


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  • 1. 
     The best way to summarize the editing process is:
    • A. 

      Adding sound and special effect

    • B. 

      Cutting and pasting film.

    • C. 

      Assembling from the ground up.

    • D. 

      Enhancing the lead actor’s performance

    • E. 

      Cutting out the bad parts

  • 2. 
    Now that you have viewed the lesson what did the video clips tell you about this man
    • A. 

      He invented the “Steinberg” editing system

    • B. 

      Our perception of him depends on the adjacent shots

    • C. 

      He was a childhood star in “Leave it to Beaver"

    • D. 

      He edits CSI

    • E. 

      He played for the rock band “The Who"

  • 3. 
     In the Wisconsin Badgers football scene, how did the video photographer(s) gather all four shots?
    • A. 

      The 4 shots were gathered at different times and later pieced together

    • B. 

      4 cameras all running simultaneously

    • C. 

      He used a “helmet cam” on the linebacker and quarterback.

    • D. 

      He moved quickly to gather all four shots in a 20 second time-frame

    • E. 

      He shot 2 of the shots at the game, and 2 were still photographs.

  • 4. 
     Editing together a collection of shots so that they seem to flow in real time is called creating a _______________.
    • A. 

      Shot Chain

    • B. 

      Raw Scene

    • C. 

      Timeflow

    • D. 

      Stringout

    • E. 

      Sequence

  • 5. 
     What is the minimum number of shots necessary to create a Sequence?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 6. 
     Generally, sequences should start with a:
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Wide shot

    • C. 

      Close-up

    • D. 

      Medium Shot

  • 7. 
     “Wide shots” answer what question for the audience?
    • A. 

      When will this be over?

    • B. 

      Where are we?

    • C. 

      How did this happen?

    • D. 

      Who is that?

    • E. 

      Why should I watch?

  • 8. 
     The industry synonym for a closer shot is “a(n) ______ shot.”
    • A. 

      Tighter

    • B. 

      Establishing

    • C. 

      Near

    • D. 

      More Inside

    • E. 

      Snugger

  • 9. 
     In a particular sequence, you are editing together a close-up and a wide shot of a man entering a swinging door. You want to make sure the door is in the same position in both shots. What you are trying to accomplish is commonly called:
    • A. 

      Negative splicing

    • B. 

      Correct screen direction

    • C. 

      Jump cut

    • D. 

      Matched Action

    • E. 

      Marriage of picture and sound

  • 10. 
     Which is the commonly-used industry term for “editing.”
    • A. 

      Dicing

    • B. 

      Cutting

    • C. 

      Snipping

    • D. 

      Splicing

    • E. 

      Chopping

  • 11. 
     Close-ups provide:
    • A. 

      A slower pace

    • B. 

      Better color

    • C. 

      Mystery

    • D. 

      Detail

    • E. 

      Confusion

  • 12. 
     Editing together two very similar shots is a bad thing called a:
    • A. 

      Chop Block

    • B. 

      Diced Edit

    • C. 

      Jump Cut

    • D. 

      Flash Frame

    • E. 

      Mismatched Splice

  • 13. 
    "In a particular sequence, you have a wide shot of a man with a hammer striking a nail. You also have a close-up shot of exactly the same action. If you were editing the sequence, where would be the best place for the edit?"
    • A. 

      In the middle of the nail-striking motion

    • B. 

      Just BEFORE he begins the motion to strike the nail.

    • C. 

      Just AFTER her strikes the nail.

    • D. 

      Either B or C would be correct.

    • E. 

      Any of three options would be equally effective.

  • 14. 
    Placing an edit AFTER a subject has left the frame or BEFORE she enters the frame solves what problem?
    • A. 

      Opposing Forces dilemmas

    • B. 

      Screen direction problems

    • C. 

      Time Flow issues

    • D. 

      Chop Block scenarios

    • E. 

      Marriage of picture and sound issues

  • 15. 
    When a narrator DESCRIBES what viewers see on screen, that is..."
    • A. 

      A technique for accomplishing “matched action.”

    • B. 

      A device for facilitating proper screen direction.

    • C. 

      An example of poor editing.

    • D. 

      A good example of the “marriage of picture and sound”

    • E. 

      A classic example of a “chop block.”

  • 16. 
    Why are “talking heads” most of what you see on TV?
    • A. 

      Most TV shows are shot in closed quarters

    • B. 

      It’s less expensive to shoot close-ups

    • C. 

      It shows human emotion better

    • D. 

      Studies show viewers are fixated on teeth.

  • 17. 
    A standard close-up  should cut the person off at:
    • A. 

      Knees

    • B. 

      Navel

    • C. 

      Armpit

    • D. 

      Waist

    • E. 

      Armpit

  • 18. 
    Which is NOT a term used to describe a shot which takes in a whole scene:
    • A. 

      Wide shot

    • B. 

      Establishing shot

    • C. 

      Far shot

    • D. 

      Long shot

  • 19. 
    What happens if you violate the 180 Degree Rule?
    • A. 

      A Chop Block.

    • B. 

      A Jump Cut.

    • C. 

      Viewers won’t be able to see any scene “detail.”

    • D. 

      Screen Direction Problems.

    • E. 

      Time will seem to stand still.

  • 20. 
    Which is NOT a commonly used industry synonym for “wide shot”
    • A. 

      Long shot

    • B. 

      Establishing shot

    • C. 

      Far shot

  • 21. 
     This is a:
    • A. 

      Low angle shot

    • B. 

      Eye level shot

    • C. 

      High angle shot

  • 22. 
     What is this shot called?
    • A. 

      Super close-up

    • B. 

      Ultra close-up

    • C. 

      Mega close-up

    • D. 

      Extreme close-up

    • E. 

      Mega close-up

  • 23. 
    What is the only time it is OK to zoom?
    • A. 

      To set up your shot before you begin recording

    • B. 

      In the last shot of a sequence

    • C. 

      In the first shot of a sequence

    • D. 

      To follow a moving object

    • E. 

      C or D

  • 24. 
    A well-composed shot, the space above the subject’s head is called:
    • A. 

      Top room

    • B. 

      Headroom

    • C. 

      Looking Room

    • D. 

      Hair-room

    • E. 

      Sky room

  • 25. 
     The space on the left half of this shot is called:
    • A. 

      Head Space

    • B. 

      Lead Room

    • C. 

      Looking room

    • D. 

      Playing room

    • E. 

      Head room