Basic Video Taping Techniques

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Camera Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess the users knowledge of basic video taping techniques. The quiz will ask general questions about the camera, lighting, audio and composition.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the difference between a dynamic microphone and a condenser microphone?
  • 2. 
    What is the difference between daylight source light and tungsten source light?
  • 3. 
    The camera exposure adjusts the focus.
    • A. 

      This is a true statement.

    • B. 

      This is not a true statement.

  • 4. 
    The setting on the camera that tells the camera what is white is called what? (Please spell correctly. Miss spelled words are counted as wrong.)
  • 5. 
    The setting on the camera that is used for LOW light settings and boost the camera's sensitivity to light is called what?
    • A. 

      Focus

    • B. 

      Zoom

    • C. 

      Shutter

    • D. 

      Gain

    • E. 

      White balance

  • 6. 
    What setting on the camera is used to interrupt the light coming through the lens?
    • A. 

      Exposure

    • B. 

      Shutter

    • C. 

      Gain

    • D. 

      White Balance

    • E. 

      Zoom

  • 7. 
    The color temperature scale for light is called the _____________ temperature.
  • 8. 
    The light bulb is an icon used to represent the color temperature that is outside.
    • A. 

      This is a true statement.

    • B. 

      This is a false statement.

  • 9. 
    Light rays that are SCATTERED through a diffuser are called what?
    • A. 

      Hard light

    • B. 

      Medium light

    • C. 

      Tungsten light

    • D. 

      Soft light

    • E. 

      Day light

  • 10. 
    What is the main property of an omnidirectional microphone?
    • A. 

      Can only gather sound from one side of the microphone.

    • B. 

      Can only gather sound from the top of the microphone.

    • C. 

      Gathers sound by vibrating.

    • D. 

      Gathers sound in all directions around the microphone.

    • E. 

      Can easily burn out when carried upside down.

  • 11. 
    When trying to frame accurately it is best to use what?
    • A. 

      The rule of seconds.

    • B. 

      The rule of thirds.

    • C. 

      The rule of fourths.

    • D. 

      The rule of sixths.

    • E. 

      The rule of first.

  • 12. 
    What is the framing called when it is from the waist up?
  • 13. 
    What is the framing that reveals the entire body?
  • 14. 
    A POV is an abbreviation for point of view.
    • A. 

      This is a true statement.

    • B. 

      The statement is incorrect.