Audio Eyes Quiz

14 Questions
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Audio Description" is essentially derived from the stage directions within a screenplay for film or television.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    There are national standards and guidelines available to help assess the quality of any "Video Description".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission required major broadcast and cable TV networks to provide some video description in 2002.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The U.K. provides video description in movie cinemas much more frequently than is provided in the U.S.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Some cruise ships offer audio description for their attractions on board.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There are many blind audio describers working in the field.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Audio Description was provided for the Presidential Inauguration in the U.S. in 2009.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If a British audio describer says "She puts nappies in the boot", what is being described?
    • A. 

      A woman is slipping wet napkins into her shoe.

    • B. 

      A mother tucks napkins beneath the hood of her child's stroller.

    • C. 

      A woman loads ammunition into a gun.

    • D. 

      A woman places baby diapers into the trunk of a car.

  • 9. 
    Who is the intended audience for video description?
    • A. 

      Senior citizens with vision loss.

    • B. 

      Children and students with vision loss.

    • C. 

      Truckers and people watching media on mobile phones.

    • D. 

      All of the above and anyone who cannot or does not wish to view a screen while enjoying media.

  • 10. 
    How many Americans with vision loss benefit from audio description?
    • A. 

      Ten million

    • B. 

      Twenty million

    • C. 

      Fifty million

    • D. 

      Five-hundred thousand

  • 11. 
    "Video Description" aims to help blind consumers understand what characters in a film or TV program are thinking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    "Descriptive Narration" is essentially different from "Audio Description".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    In American movie cinemas, when consumers use an earpiece or headset to receive video description, what do they normally hear in the headset?
    • A. 

      Both the original movie sound track and the audio description voice.

    • B. 

      The audio description voice only.

    • C. 

      The audio description voice in one ear and the movie sound track in the other ear.

    • D. 

      Nothing, because the technology usually does not work.

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False