Final Cut Lessons 8 & 9 Quiz

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Lesson Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers Lessons 8 & 9 from the Peach Pit Press book. Remember: some questions have more than one answer!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Before you can capture footage, what is the first thing you must do?
    • A. 

      Cross your fingers.

    • B. 

      Connect your source device via a third-party capture card and turn it on.

    • C. 

      Connect your source device via USB cable and turn it on.

    • D. 

      Connect your source device via FireWire cable and turn it on.

  • 2. 
    Marking clips for capture is similar to marking clips while editing. True or false?
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 3. 
    You can enter a variety of clip information in the Logging tab. Give an example of logging information that appears in the Browser columns.
    • A. 

      "Log Note" and "Good Take"

    • B. 

      "Scene Number" and "Take Number"

    • C. 

      "Angle Number" and "Clip Name"

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    When you choose a capture preset, what settings do you want it to match?
    • A. 

      Your output settings.

    • B. 

      Your source footage settings.

    • C. 

      Your web-preset settings.

    • D. 

      If you have a variety of footage, it should match whatever format represents the majority of clips or the highest quality , depending on the project and your hardware.

  • 5. 
    What are the three capture modes you can use to capture footage?
    • A. 

      Bunch Capture

    • B. 

      Batch Capture

    • C. 

      Capture Now

    • D. 

      Capture Clip

  • 6. 
    What is a scratch disk?
    • A. 

      The target-destination for your captured media files.

    • B. 

      The source footage of your media.

    • C. 

      A holding area for your trashed media files before deletion.

    • D. 

      The hard disk space set aside for rendering video effects

  • 7. 
    How can you save time using the Batch Capture mode?
    • A. 

      You can log individual clips and then capture them separately at a later time.

    • B. 

      You can log grouped clips and then capture them together at the same time.

    • C. 

      You can log individual clips and then capture them together at the same time.

    • D. 

      You can fast-forward through your clip queue.

  • 8. 
    You can choose only your computer hard drive as a scratch disk. True or false?
    • A. 

      True. You can only set your computer hard drive as a scratch disk.

    • B. 

      False. You can set your computer hard drive or an external FireWire drive as your scratch disk.

  • 9. 
    What other settings window contains the scratch disk information like that on the Capture Settings tab?
    • A. 

      The System Settings window.

    • B. 

      The File window.

    • C. 

      The System Preferences window.

    • D. 

      The Effects window.

  • 10. 
    What other settings window contains device-control information like that on the Capture Settings tab?
    • A. 

      The Effects window.

    • B. 

      The File window.

    • C. 

      The Audio/Video Settings window.

    • D. 

      The System Settings window.

  • 11. 
    What menu command do you choose to ingest from nontape sources?
    • A. 

      Choose File > System Settings

    • B. 

      Choose File > Bulk Download

    • C. 

      Choose File > Log and Capture

    • D. 

      Choose File > Log and Transfer

  • 12. 
    From what two places can you choose a transition effect?
    • A. 

      Effects tab in the Canvas

    • B. 

      Effects tab in the Browser

    • C. 

      Effects menu

    • D. 

      Shortcut menu in the Timeline

  • 13. 
    When you use the automatic approach to applying a transition, what must you do first?
    • A. 

      Set your default transition

    • B. 

      Target the edit point

    • C. 

      Select both clips where the transition will be applied

    • D. 

      Open the edit point in the viewer

  • 14. 
    In what ways can you target a clip or clips when you want to apply multiple transitions?
    • A. 

      Select a clip or group of clips

    • B. 

      Set In and Out points

    • C. 

      Select all the clips in the sequence

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Open the Transition Editor and change it in the Duration field

    • B. 

      Control-click the transition icon, choose Duration from the shortcut menu, and enter an amount in the Duration window

    • C. 

      Choose "Duration" in the System Settings tab

    • D. 

      Drag the edge of the transition icon

  • 16. 
    What are the three ways a transition can be aligned to an edit point?
    • A. 

      Use "Center On Edit"

    • B. 

      Use "Start On Edit"

    • C. 

      Use "End On Edit"

    • D. 

      Use "Select All Edit"

  • 17. 
    How can Command-C and Command-V be used on transitions?
    • A. 

      Selecting a transition and pressing Command-C copies the transition.

    • B. 

      Selecting a transition and pressing Command-C pastes the copied transition.

    • C. 

      Pressing Command-V copies the transition.

    • D. 

      Pressing Command-V at a new edit point pastes the copied transition.

  • 18. 
    How do you open the Transition Editor?
    • A. 

      Double-click a video clip

    • B. 

      Double-click one side of the icon in a sequence clip

    • C. 

      Control-click both sides of the transition icon and choose Open [transition] from the shortcut menu

    • D. 

      Control-click one side of the transition icon and choose Open [transition] from the shortcut menu

  • 19. 
    How are more complex transitions different from dissolves?
    • A. 

      Dissolves, surprisingly, use more memory.

    • B. 

      They have additional parameters, such as border width and color, that can be adjusted in the Transition Editor.

    • C. 

      They have additional parameters, such as border width and color, that can be adjusted in the Effects Editor.

    • D. 

      They have additional parameters, such as border width and color, that can be adjusted in the System Settings.

  • 20. 
    What RT setting should you choose when you want to preview as many effects in your sequence as possible?
    • A. 

      Unlimited RT

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Limited RT

    • D. 

      Ultimate RT

  • 21. 
    In what three ways can you save a favorite transition?
    • A. 

      Option-F

    • B. 

      Option-T

    • C. 

      From the Transition Editor, drag the drag hand icon to the Effects tab and release it in the Favorites bin

    • D. 

      Choose Effects > Make Favorite

  • 22. 
    How do you set a new default transition?
    • A. 

      Command-click the transition in the Effects tab and choose Set Default Transition from the shortcut menu.

    • B. 

      Shift-click the transition in the Effects tab and choose Set Default Transition from the shortcut menu.

    • C. 

      Control-click the transition in the Effects tab and choose Set Default Transition from the shortcut menu.

    • D. 

      Option-click the transition in the Effects tab and choose Set Default Transition from the shortcut menu.