Audio Engineer Test

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Audio Engineer Test

Please take this test to assess your skills before applying for the audio engineer position.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of these is not a Quicktime (.MOV) movie codec?
    • A. 

      Apple ProRes

    • B. 

      H.264

    • C. 

      Photo-Jpeg

    • D. 

      AVI

  • 2. 
    What can you NOT do in Pro Tools 9 or 10, non HD.
    • A. 

      Import multiple videos into the same session.

    • B. 

      Import an OMF.

    • C. 

      Export MP3 files.

    • D. 

      Bounce to disk.

  • 3. 
    What is the name of the cable that runs from a 192 I/O to the HD Accel card?
    • A. 

      Avid Pro Connect

    • B. 

      DigiLink

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      Serial

  • 4. 
    Of what must you be mindful when displaying your reference picture from Pro Tools on an external screen?
    • A. 

      Overall volume level.

    • B. 

      Maximum total track count.

    • C. 

      Video sync offset.

    • D. 

      Hardware playback buffer size.

  • 5. 
    At what frequency is the standard reference tone used to calibrate audio equipment?
    • A. 

      20kHz

    • B. 

      4kHz

    • C. 

      20Hz

    • D. 

      1kHz

  • 6. 
    The track meters in Pro Tools show what type of levels?
    • A. 

      DbVU

    • B. 

      DbFS

    • C. 

      DbU

    • D. 

      DbLKFS

  • 7. 
    How many control values are available for MIDI velocity?
    • A. 

      256

    • B. 

      128

    • C. 

      Infinity

    • D. 

      64

  • 8. 
    What can you NOT do with a Time Machine backup on a Mac?
    • A. 

      Boot directly from the drive

    • B. 

      Restore all system settings

    • C. 

      Retrieve files older than 1 week

    • D. 

      Exclude some system drives from the backup

  • 9. 
    On a 3-pin XLR cable, pins 1, 2 and 3 carry what voltage on them, respectively?
    • A. 

      An XLR cable carries audio, not voltage

    • B. 

      Postive, negative, ground

    • C. 

      Ground, positive, negative

    • D. 

      Ground, negative, positive

  • 10. 
    The poximity effect is:
    • A. 

      The number given to an object to gauge its sound absorption ability

    • B. 

      The effect on the cochlea incurred when headphones are used too long

    • C. 

      The difference in frequency resonance of two closely vibrating objects

    • D. 

      The increase in low frequencies resulting from speaking closer to a microphone

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