Cla Practice Exam - 2011 - Lighting

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Lighting Quizzes & Trivia

CLA Practice Exam


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  • 1. 
    What Is Light? 
    • A. 

      Electromagnetic Radiation or Photons

    • B. 

      UV Rays

    • C. 

      A Bulb

    • D. 

      A Dinosaur

  • 2. 
    How Is Light Shown?
    • A. 

      Wave Form + Ray

    • B. 

      At A Club

    • C. 

      By Looking At The Sun

  • 3. 
    Frequency & Amplitude Are The 2 Things that a light wave shows  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What measurement is visible light? "1 billionth of a _____"
  • 5. 
    What do Black surfaces do when a light hits it? "It _____ L___" BLACK:
  • 6. 
    What do White surfaces do when a light hits it? "It _____ L____ "
  • 7. 
    How is light measured? In Degress With the ____ scale
  • 8. 
    What is the Kelvin scale based on? HEATING UP OF AN “IDEAL BLACK BODY __________ ” WHICH CHANGES COLOUR TEMPERATURE AS IT HEATS UP. (ANSWER IS UPPERCASE)
  • 9. 
    The Fresnal light does what? 
    • A. 

      More spot and flood positioning

    • B. 

      Dosnt spot and only floods

    • C. 

      Has to have a scrim on it at all times

  • 10. 
    The Open Face Light does what?
    • A. 

      Makes light brighter than the sun

    • B. 

      Dosnt use a RCD

    • C. 

      Have to use it inside only

    • D. 

      Less spot and flood positioning than Fresnel

  • 11. 
    Name one manufacturer of portable lights?
    • A. 

      BARRI

    • B. 

      ARRI

    • C. 

      ARRIFLEX

    • D. 

      PANAVISION

  • 12. 
    Name Three light stands used in the industry? 
    • A. 

      KID

    • B. 

      BABY

    • C. 

      JUNIOR

    • D. 

      WOMAN

    • E. 

      C-STAND

    • F. 

      HANDSTAND

    • G. 

      MANSTAND

  • 13. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Standard Candle Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 14. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Household lamp Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 15. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Tungsten Lamp Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number  
  • 16. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Tungsten-Halogen Lamp Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 17. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Flash Bulb Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 18. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Carbon Arc Light Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number  
  • 19. 
    What are the colour temperature values for the following? Midday Sun Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 20. 
    What is the colour temperature for Outdoors? Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 21. 
    What is the colour temperature for Indoors?  Answer like this "____" no K or ° needed in answer just the number
  • 22. 
    What are the positions called in a typical three light setup?  
    • A. 

      YELLOW

    • B. 

      KEY

    • C. 

      FRONT

    • D. 

      REAR

    • E. 

      FILL

    • F. 

      BACK

    • G. 

      END

  • 23. 
    What happens to the light when you add Diffusion? IT LESSONS THE LIGHT _______
  • 24. 
    What are the two types of lights we use?
    • A. 

      HMI

    • B. 

      FRESNAL

    • C. 

      SLIDE PROJECTION LIGHT

    • D. 

      OPEN FACE

  • 25. 
    What are their uses? 
    • A. 

      FRESNAL - More spot and flood positioning, and creates an even beam of light

    • B. 

      FRESNAL - For those hard to reach places and perfect for underwater lighting

    • C. 

      FRESNAL - Less Spot , and creates an uneven beam of light

    • D. 

      OPEN FACE - Makes all edges of a subject halo and thats it

    • E. 

      OPEN FACE - Less spot and flood positioning than Fresnel, and creates a centre hotspot falloff around edges

    • F. 

      OPEN FACE - Creates an even beam of light and is perfect for spotting

  • 26. 
    A 2Kilo Watt Fresnel is also avaliable? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    How do you set up a C-STAND first?
    • A. 

      RIGHTY TIGHTY LEFTY LOOSEY

    • B. 

      PLACE LARGE LEG UNDER THE WEIGHT

    • C. 

      SET C-STAND ARM RIGHT SIDE UP

  • 28. 
    How do you set up a C-STAND second?
    • A. 

      SET C-STAND ARM RIGHT SIDE UP & RIGHTY TIGHTY LEFTY LOOSEY

    • B. 

      PLACE LARGE LEG UNDER THE WEIGHT

    • C. 

      BE AWARE PROTRUDING ARM IS NOT AT EYE LEVEL

  • 29. 
    Name the Lighting Spectrum for ROY.G.BIV 
    • A. 

      "Rain,Opal,YAZE,Gun,BEAN,Indigo,Violet"

    • B. 

      “RED,Orange,Yellow.GREEN.BLUE,indigo,violet”

    • C. 

      "ORANGE,red,GREEN,Blue"

  • 30. 
    Name the Lighting Spectrum for PRINCIPLE
    • A. 

      RED, GREEN, BLUE

    • B. 

      GREEN, RED, BLUE

    • C. 

      BLUE, RED , GREEN

    • D. 

      GREEN, BLUE , RED

  • 31. 
    What is Additive colour mixing?
    • A. 

      When Red, Green and Blue is used together to create White

    • B. 

      If you mix two primary colors together, you create what is called a secondary color

    • C. 

      Black and white can also not be made by mixing together other colors, but as they aren't used in color mixing to create colors

  • 32. 
    What does CRI stand for?
    • A. 

      Colour Reversal Intermediate

    • B. 

      China Radio International

    • C. 

      Colour Rendering Index

    • D. 

      Composers Recordings, Inc.

    • E. 

      Centre Relais Innovation

    • F. 

      Congressional Record Index

    • G. 

      Criterion Referenced Instruction

  • 33. 
    What is the position called in a typical three light setup for a KEY light? FOR THE KEY LIGHT!
    • A. 

      MAIN SOURCE OF LIGHT

    • B. 

      BACKLIGHT

    • C. 

      USED FOR FAR LIGHT

    • D. 

      SEPARATES THE SUBJECT FROM THE BACKGROUND

  • 34. 
    What is the position called in a typical three light setup for a FILL light? FOR THE FILL LIGHT!
    • A. 

      TO REMOVE ALL CONTRAST FROM THE BACK LIGHT

    • B. 

      TO CONTROL THE CONTAST CREATED BY THE FILL LIGHT ITSELF

    • C. 

      TO CONTROLL THE CONTRAST CREATED BY THE KEY

  • 35. 
    What is the position called in a typical three light setup for a BACK light? FOR THE BACK LIGHT!
    • A. 

      SEPERATES ALL THE CONTRAST FROM EVERYTHING

    • B. 

      SEPERATES THE SUBJECT FROM THE BACKGROUND

  • 36. 
    What does hard light give?
    • A. 

      FULL ON SHADOWS

    • B. 

      REMOVES ALL LIGHT

    • C. 

      DEFINED SHADOWS, HARSHER LIGHT, LIGHT IS MORE CONTROLABLE

  • 37. 
    Select the objectives lighting is used for? (SELECT WHAT YOU THINK IS RIGHT)
    • A. 

      VISIBILITY

    • B. 

      SETS THE TABLE

    • C. 

      MOOD SWINGS

    • D. 

      SETS THE SOUND

    • E. 

      MOOD

    • F. 

      LIGHTING TREES

    • G. 

      REVEALS CHARACTER

    • H. 

      VISIBILITY ON THE ROAD

    • I. 

      SETS THE SCENE

  • 38. 
    MOOD Is a Lighting Objective?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    WHAT does DEPTH DO IN A LIGHTING OBJECTIVE?
    • A. 

      CREATES THE FOREGROUND

    • B. 

      CREATES THE SCENE

    • C. 

      CREATES THE BACKGROUND

    • D. 

      CREATES THE SUBJECT

  • 40. 
    WHAT DOES RCD STAND FOR?
    • A. 

      Royal Canadian Dragoons

    • B. 

      Radar Correlated Display

    • C. 

      Residual Current Device

    • D. 

      Research Centers Directory

  • 41. 
    How do you calculate the Electrical Load?
    • A. 

      AMPS (amount of current) x VOLTS (force driving the current) = WATTS (power)

    • B. 

      VOLTS (force driving the current) x AMPS (amount of current) x = WATTS (power)

    • C. 

      AMPS (amount of current) x WATTS (power) = VOLTS

  • 42. 
    What is the amperage of a NZ household circuit?
    • A. 

      30 Amps

    • B. 

      20 Amps

    • C. 

      15 Amps

    • D. 

      40 Amps

  • 43. 
    Power cords connected to the Circuit are only rated to 10 Amps
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    10 Amps x 240 Volts = 3,400 Watts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    What should you do when replacing a light bulb?
    • A. 

      Always leave it on and plug the light in the whole time

    • B. 

      Put the light bulb in water before replacing

    • C. 

      Always turn off and unplug the light before changing the bulb

  • 46. 
    What are the four controls when a light is setup on a stand?
    • A. 

      FRONTDOORS

    • B. 

      BARNDOORS

    • C. 

      PAN

    • D. 

      LEVEL

    • E. 

      TILT

    • F. 

      SPOT + FLOOD

    • G. 

      FLOOD + LEVEL