Digital Media Final Written Exam

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Hi students, here is your final written exam, based on "Adobe Premiere Pro" Classroom-in-a-book and the Final exam study guide. You will have two attempts to take the exam. The highest score will be recorded.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which company developed the software "Premiere Pro"?
    • A. 

      Adobe Systems

    • B. 

      Microsoft Corporation

    • C. 

      Sony Creative Technologies

    • D. 

      Macromedia, Inc.

  • 2. 
    What is the file extension for "Premiere Pro' project fles?
    • A. 

      .ppt

    • B. 

      .mpg

    • C. 

      .pproj

    • D. 

      .pmg

  • 3. 
    In which panel of the Premiere Pro software do you create a sequence?
    • A. 

      Source Monitor Panel

    • B. 

      Project Panel

    • C. 

      Timeline

    • D. 

      Media Browser

  • 4. 
    In Premiere Pro, what is the difference between the "Source Monitor" and the "Program Monitor" panels?
    • A. 

      Source monitor imports raw footage, and Program monitor show final output.

    • B. 

      Source Monitor shows the final footage and Program Monitor lets your program, or edit, the original footage.

    • C. 

      Source Monitor lets you save the file, but Program Monitor lets you edit the file.

    • D. 

      Source Monitor lets you edit your original footage, and Program Monitor is for viewing the progress of the project.

  • 5. 
    Why is "Premiere Pro" considered to be "non-linear editing" software?
    • A. 

      The program lets you place media anywhere in the timeline, so the media can be arranged in any order you choose.

    • B. 

      It works in conjunction with the complete Adobe Creative Suite.

    • C. 

      The media browser allows you to import various file types, thus making it a true multimedia platform.

    • D. 

      Premiere Pro is capable of producing high definition final video.

  • 6. 
    In terms of multimedia production, what are "assets?"
    • A. 

      Assets are the user-defined preferences for importing video clips

    • B. 

      Assets are the player settings to capture third-party video.

    • C. 

      Assets are the multimedia files: video clips, still photos, and audio files, that comprise a multimedia production.

    • D. 

      Assets refer to how much scatch disc storage space you have on your hard drive.

  • 7. 
    Why is it important to organize and label the bins?
    • A. 

      It automatically save the assets if the computer should crash.

    • B. 

      Premiere Pro needs to create links to the original footage in order to import it.

    • C. 

      The bins become linked to any new sequence you might create.

    • D. 

      It helps you find the right assets when you are ready to make an edit

  • 8. 
    In composing a good video shot, the videographer needs to remember to shoot the subject in the center of an imaginary horizontal and verical line. This rule is called:
    • A. 

      The "rule of thirds"

    • B. 

      The "rule of thumb"

    • C. 

      The "golden mean rule"

    • D. 

      The "rule of production"

  • 9. 
    A camera anqle which sets a scene by shooting the subject in one location is called
    • A. 

      A long shot.

    • B. 

      An establishing shot.

    • C. 

      A through shot.

    • D. 

      A scene study.

  • 10. 
    What is the proper technique for shooting a "cutaway" shot?
    • A. 

      During the shooting, pan the camera to the next scene.

    • B. 

      Use the fade-to-black transition tool.

    • C. 

      Film some different shots around the action (B roll) and edit them into the main scene.

    • D. 

      Use professional lighting to light the scene.

  • 11. 
    "Dissolve", "fade", "wipe", and "stretch" are some names for
    • A. 

      Media pre-sets.

    • B. 

      Video effects.

    • C. 

      Video transitions.

    • D. 

      Third-party plug-ins

  • 12. 
    Combining the content from multiple tracks by overlapping the images is know as
    • A. 

      Multi-tasking video

    • B. 

      Multi-passing video

    • C. 

      Compromising video

    • D. 

      Compositing video

  • 13. 
    The width-to-height ratio of a video frame, for examle, 4:3, is called the
    • A. 

      Format ratio.

    • B. 

      Digital ratio.

    • C. 

      Widescreen ratio.

    • D. 

      Aspect ratio.

  • 14. 
    A screen  display that shows two clips, or portions of clips, side by side, is called a
    • A. 

      Widescreen.

    • B. 

      Greenscreen.

    • C. 

      Divided screen.

    • D. 

      Split screen.

  • 15. 
    The individual still images that make up a moving sequence are known as:
    • A. 

      Frames.

    • B. 

      Sequences.

    • C. 

      Stills.

    • D. 

      Photos.

  • 16. 
    Using a tight focus, a clip that shows just the head and shoulders of a person who is talking is sometimes referred to as
    • A. 

      An interviewer.

    • B. 

      A talking head.

    • C. 

      A close-up

    • D. 

      A screensaver.

  • 17. 
    The "5-4-3-2-1" countdown before the movie starts is often called the:
    • A. 

      Pre-roll.

    • B. 

      Countdown.

    • C. 

      Head leader.

    • D. 

      Backing track.

  • 18. 
    Measured in hours, minutes, seconds, and frames, this number indicates the exact time used to identify a specific frame in a clip or production. It is called the
    • A. 

      Timecode.

    • B. 

      Timeline.

    • C. 

      Marker.

    • D. 

      In-point.

  • 19. 
    What is the difference between mono and stereo audio channels?
    • A. 

      Mono channels produce a better sound quality than stereo channels.

    • B. 

      Stereo channels are preferable to mono channels

    • C. 

      Essentially there is no difference between mono and stereo.

    • D. 

      Mono is one single audio channel and stereo is two channels (left and right channel).

  • 20. 
    The rate at which samples of a continuous signal are captured into a digital representation is called the
    • A. 

      Bit rate.

    • B. 

      Mean rate.

    • C. 

      Rate of exposure.

    • D. 

      Aspect rate.

  • 21. 
    What is the difference between analog video and digital video?
    • A. 

      Essentially there is no difference.

    • B. 

      Analog captures the electronic version of the sound wave, and digital converts the sampled sound into binary code.

    • C. 

      Anology reproduces the sound or video without error, but digital video has more errors.

    • D. 

      Analog video is no longer used in production, at this point all production has switched to digital video.

  • 22. 
    Named by the National Television Standards Committee, the television video format currently used in the United States is called:
    • A. 

      PAL

    • B. 

      ACE

    • C. 

      PRGM

    • D. 

      NTSC

  • 23. 
    The dimensions of an image, expressed as the number of horizontal pixels across and the number of vertical pixels down, refers to its'
    • A. 

      Aspect ratio.

    • B. 

      Digital format.

    • C. 

      Resolution.

    • D. 

      File size.

  • 24. 
    After shooting the footage, the stage when you edit the audio and video is called
    • A. 

      Pre-production.

    • B. 

      Post-production.

    • C. 

      Finalization.

    • D. 

      Rendering.

  • 25. 
    A video or audio compression software that can both compress and decompress--encode and decode--files is called a:
    • A. 

      Codec

    • B. 

      Encoder

    • C. 

      Decoder

    • D. 

      Redecorator

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