Digital Media Art I Pre-assessment

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Digital Media Quizzes & Trivia

Please choose the best answer for each of the questions below. This pre-assessment will help me know what you know about Digital Media Arts. This is not a test that will be counted toward your grade.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a short 3-5 sentence paragraph, please tell me what you are most interested in learning in Digital Media this semester.
  • 2. 
    What is multimedia?
    • A. 

      Multimedia is the presentation of information using images.

    • B. 

      Multimedia is the presentation of information using a variety of forms.

    • C. 

      Multimedia is the presentation of information through media.

  • 3. 
    How can digital multimedia be displayed?
    • A. 

      Magazines, television and books

    • B. 

      Computers, television and websites

    • C. 

      Computers, newspapers and websites

  • 4. 
    A copyright is the exclusive legal right to use, copy, publish, sell or distribute someone else's creative work (like a photograph, music or art)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Stop motion uses still images and is a type of:
    • A. 

      Video

    • B. 

      Website

    • C. 

      Animation

  • 6. 
    Adobe Photoshop, MovieMaker and Word are examples of:
    • A. 

      Software

    • B. 

      Hardware

    • C. 

      Operating systems

  • 7. 
    A storyboard is a type of book
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Voiceover, music and sound effects that are added to a multimedia presentation are all types of:
    • A. 

      Animation

    • B. 

      Video

    • C. 

      Audio

  • 9. 
    USBs, hard disks and DVDs allow you to what with data?
    • A. 

      Create

    • B. 

      Store

    • C. 

      Edit

  • 10. 
    Input devices allow you to receive information from the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Output devices that allow the user to enter information into the computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Multimedia is created to:
    • A. 

      Teach and Learn

    • B. 

      Entertainment

    • C. 

      Advertising

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A worm's eye view camera angle refers to a camera shot taken at:
    • A. 

      Eye level

    • B. 

      Looking up from the ground

    • C. 

      Tilted to the side

  • 14. 
    Panning a camera means:
    • A. 

      Moving the camera from top to bottom

    • B. 

      Moving the camera from right to left

    • C. 

      Moving the camera towards the subject

  • 15. 
    The stages of the design process in order are:
    • A. 

      Research, analyze, create ideas, making, selection and evaluation

    • B. 

      Analyze, research, create ideas, selection, making and evaluation

    • C. 

      Research, create ideas, selection, making, analyze and evaluation

  • 16. 
    A way to consider ethical factors in design is to make sure:
    • A. 

      You never offend anyone's religious or cultural beliefs

    • B. 

      Your design is all your work

    • C. 

      Your design works the way it should

  • 17. 
    Choose the best definition for the following word: Icon.
    • A. 

      A large graphic representation of a program or file that, when clicked on, will be run or opened

    • B. 

      A small graphic representation of a program or file that, when clicked on, will be run or opened

    • C. 

      An idol that people worship

  • 18. 
    Choose the best definition for this word: Port
    • A. 

      When referring to a computer or device, a hardware port resembles a plug-in or connection commonly found on the back of a computer. Hardware ports allow computers to have access to external devices such as computer printers.

    • B. 

      When referring to a printer, a hardware port resembles a plug-in or connection commonly found on the back of a computer. Hardware ports allow computers to have access to external devices such as computer printers.

    • C. 

      When referring to a computer or device, a hardware port resembles a plug-in or connection commonly found on the back of a computer. Hardware ports allow computers to have access to the internet

  • 19. 
    Choose the best definition for the following word: Metaphor
    • A. 

      A metaphor is a moon rock.

    • B. 

      From an ancient Greek word, meaning "to be the same." A figure of speech or art in which one word, idea, image, or object is used in place of another, exactly the same thing.

    • C. 

      A figure of speech or art in which one word, idea, image, or object is used in place of another, to suggest a likeness or analogy between them. Artists use metaphor to bridge differences between seemingly dissimilar images and ideas.

  • 20. 
    Choose the best definition for this word: Frame 
    • A. 

      One exposure on the filmstrip. There are sixteen frames to each foot of film and twenty-four frames to each second of running time on the screen.

    • B. 

      Many exposures on the filmstrip.

    • C. 

      One picture in a box.

  • 21. 
    Choose the best definition for the following word: Cel
    • A. 

      A clear piece of glass which animation drawings are traced or photocopied.

    • B. 

      A solid piece of paperon which animation drawings are traced or photocopied.

    • C. 

      A clear piece of celluloid or acetate on which animation drawings are traced or photocopied.

  • 22. 
    Choose the best definition for the following word: Dialogue
    • A. 

      All the words written for a film, off-screen and onscreen, whether by the characters or by a narrator.

    • B. 

      All the words spoken in a film, off-screen and onscreen, whether by the characters or by a narrator. All the words spoken in a film, off-screen and onscreen, whether by the characters or by a narrator.

    • C. 

      A conversation between two actors

  • 23. 
    Choose the best definition for the following word: Symmetrical
    • A. 

      The parts of an image or object organized so that one side duplicates, or mirrors, the other. Also known as formal balance.

    • B. 

      Asymmetry is when one side of a composition does not reflect the design of the other. Asymmetrical balance is the kind of balance (one of the principles of art) in which the parts of a design are organized so that one side differs from the other without destroying that composition's overall harmony. Consequently, when an asymmetrical design is disturbingly off balance, the result is disharmony. Also known as informal balance, asymmetry is the opposite of symmetry.

    • C. 

      What butterflies have.

  • 24. 
    Please choose the best definition for the following word: Rule of Thirds
    • A. 

      The rule of thirds states than an image is most pleasing when its subjects or regions are composed along imaginary lines which divide the image into thirds — both vertically and horizontally.

    • B. 

      The rule of thirds states than an image is hard to look at when its subjects or regions are composed along imaginary lines which divide the image into thirds — both vertically and horizontally.

    • C. 

      When there are three images in one picture and they are evenly placed.

  • 25. 
    Choose the best definition for the following word: Balance
    • A. 

      When you stand on one leg successfully.

    • B. 

      The arrangement of visual arts elements to create a feeling of instability in a work of art.

    • C. 

      The arrangement of visual arts elements to create a feeling of stability or an equal distribution of visual “weight” in a work of art.

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