Final Cut Lesson 4: Trimming Clip Duration

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Lesson Quizzes & Trivia

Questions concerning the content of Lesson 4 from the "Final Cut Pro 7 Professional Editing" book. For some questions, more than one answer is possible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does turning off linked selection in the Timeline do?
    • A. 

      "Unlinks" the selection.

    • B. 

      It makes the clip go dark, disabling it.

    • C. 

      It moves the In or Out edit points to the playhead.

    • D. 

      It allows you to select and trim one track of a linked clip.

  • 2. 
    What does the RIpple tool do when you use it for trimming?
    • A. 

      It rips the content from track to another.

    • B. 

      It ripples the trim amount through the unlocked tracks in the sequence.

    • C. 

      It trims the content from one track to another.

    • D. 

      It snaps to the playhead.

  • 3. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut to select the Ripple tool?
    • A. 

      Pressing E selects the Ripple tool.

    • B. 

      Pressing Shift+P selects the Ripple tool.

    • C. 

      Pressing RR selects the Ripple tool.

    • D. 

      Pressing PP selects the Ripple tool.

  • 4. 
    What keys can you use as shortcuts to ripple a clip's edit point by a few frames?
    • A. 

      [ and ]

    • B. 

      J and L keys

    • C. 

      { and } keys

    • D. 

      < and >

  • 5. 
    What is one advantage of trimming a clip in the Viewer?
    • A. 

      You can use the Ripple tool.

    • B. 

      You can view material outside the In and Out points.

    • C. 

      Audio Waveforms are easier to manipulate.

    • D. 

      The Viewer allows you to view the selected clip.

  • 6. 
    How can you disable a single clip in the sequence?
    • A. 

      Command-click the clip in the sequence and deselect Clip Enable in the shortcut menu.

    • B. 

      Control-click the clip in the sequence and select Clip Enable in the shortcut menu.

    • C. 

      Control-click the clip in the sequence and deselect Clip Enable in the shortcut menu.

    • D. 

      Command-click the clip in the sequence and select Clip Enable in the shortcut menu.

  • 7. 
    What tools can you use to drag an edit point in the Timeline?
    • A. 

      Slide tool

    • B. 

      Roll tool

    • C. 

      Ripple tool

    • D. 

      Selection tool

  • 8. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for extending an edit?
    • A. 

      The E key extends the edit.

    • B. 

      The < key extends the edit.

    • C. 

      The X key extends the edit.

    • D. 

      The > key extends the edit.

  • 9. 
    How do you reposition a clip to an upper Timeline track without moving it horizontally?
    • A. 

      Hold down the Shift key as you drag.

    • B. 

      Select the clip and press Option-Up Arrow or Option-Down Arrow.

    • C. 

      Copy and paste the clip in the new track.

    • D. 

      Select the clip and press [ or ].

  • 10. 
    What is the advantage of editing on the V2 track?
    • A. 

      It allows you to shorten a clip without rippling the other clips in the sequence.

    • B. 

      It allows you to toggle the Clip Enable function in the shortcut menu.

    • C. 

      It allows you to lengthen a clip without bumping into a bordering clip on either side.

    • D. 

      It allows you to use the Blade tool without cutting through audio clips.

  • 11. 
    From what TNT series have you been editing footage from?
    • A. 

      "Lemurs"

    • B. 

      "Lexington"

    • C. 

      "Languish"

    • D. 

      "Leverage"

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