Ultimate Quiz On Final Cut Pro! Trivia

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Do you know about Final Cut Pro? Could you pass this quiz? This quiz asks you to identify what the white L-shaped overlay indicates when it appears in the bottom left hand position of the canvas, what does a blue stripe going down the righthand side of the canvas suggests, and what does the clip enable function to do. If you are curious about final cut editing, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does a white L-shaped overlay indicate when it appears in the bottom-left corner of the Canvas?
    • A. 

      This is the out point of the clip.

    • B. 

      This is the media start of the clip.

    • C. 

      This is the in point of the clip.

    • D. 

      This is the media end of the clip.

  • 2. 
    What does a blue stripe going down the right-hand side of the Canvas indicate?
    • A. 

      This is the end of the sequence.

    • B. 

      This is the current clip out point.

    • C. 

      This is the current clip media end point.

  • 3. 
    What key combination do you press to bring up the Broadcast Safe indicator?
    • A. 

      Shift-Z

    • B. 

      Option-Z

    • C. 

      Control-Z

    • D. 

      Command-Z

  • 4. 
    How many levels of undo can be set?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      99

    • E. 

      Unlimited

  • 5. 
    You have a DVCPRO HD timeline in the Canvas and you drop in a ProRes 422 clip. FCP asks if you wish to conform the timeline to your clip and you select "yes".  What format will the clip be rendered in when you export?
    • A. 

      DVCPRO HD

    • B. 

      ProRes 422

  • 6. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for creating a freeze-frame?
    • A. 

      Option-Apple-F

    • B. 

      Option-F

    • C. 

      Shift-N

    • D. 

      Command-N

    • E. 

      Option-R

  • 7. 
    What does the Clip Enable function do?
    • A. 

      Logs a clip to the Browser.

    • B. 

      Inserts a clip to the timeline at the current playhead location.

    • C. 

      Turns a clip's visibility on/off in the timeline.

    • D. 

      Makes a clip available for editing.

  • 8. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for making an Overwrite Edit?
    • A. 

      F9

    • B. 

      F10

    • C. 

      F11

    • D. 

      F12

  • 9. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for a ripple delete?
    • A. 

      Option-Backspace

    • B. 

      Control-Backspace

    • C. 

      Command-Backspace

    • D. 

      Shift-Backspace

  • 10. 
    How do you make a shuffle edit?
    • A. 

      Hold down option and drag the first clip to the end of the second clip.

    • B. 

      Drag the first clip to the start of the second clip and then hold down option.

    • C. 

      Drag the first clip to the end of the second clip and then hold down option.

    • D. 

      Hold down option and drag the first clip to the start of the second clip.

  • 11. 
    What are the four modifier keys? 
    • A. 

      Shift

    • B. 

      Option

    • C. 

      Command

    • D. 

      Control

    • E. 

      Tab

  • 12. 
    What is nesting?
    • A. 

      The grouping of clips into a bin.

    • B. 

      Editing multiple clips at once.

    • C. 

      Placing one sequence inside another.

    • D. 

      Grouping sequences.

  • 13. 
    Where is the autoselect button located?
    • A. 

      At the top of the Viewer window.

    • B. 

      At the top of the Canvas window.

    • C. 

      At the top of the Timeline window.

    • D. 

      At the left of the Timeline window.

    • E. 

      At the bottom of the Timeline window.

  • 14. 
    What kind of markers are there? 
    • A. 

      Standard

    • B. 

      Chapter

    • C. 

      Compression

    • D. 

      Scoring

    • E. 

      Editing

  • 15. 
    A video clip has positive red numbers at the start of the clip in the timeline, and the audio clip below it has negative red numbers.  What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The audio file is running at a different sampling rate to the video.

    • B. 

      The video file has an incorrect frame rate.

    • C. 

      The video is running at a faster speed.

    • D. 

      The audio and video are out of sync.

  • 16. 
    What are all the steps you need to take in order to make a sub clip? 
    • A. 

      Command-U

    • B. 

      Set in and out points.

    • C. 

      Shift-U

    • D. 

      Set just an out point.

    • E. 

      Move the playhead to the beginning of the clip.

  • 17. 
    What does a blue outline indicate when you are looking at clips in the multiclip editor?
    • A. 

      Active audio source.

    • B. 

      Inactive audio source.

    • C. 

      Active audio and video source.

    • D. 

      Active video source.

    • E. 

      Inactive video source.

  • 18. 
    How is a filename displayed for reconnected offline media, which has different metadata?
    • A. 

      It is displayed in bold.

    • B. 

      It is displayed in italics.

    • C. 

      It has an asterisk beside the name.

    • D. 

      It is underlined.

  • 19. 
    An audio clip has two arrows facing down, and the audio clip below it has two opposite arrows facing up, on either side of the track line.  What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The audio clips are out of sync.

    • B. 

      The audio files are related.

    • C. 

      The audio files are stereo but not paired.

    • D. 

      The audio files are a stereo pair.

  • 20. 
    If you press Control-U on the keyboard, what command are you selecting?
    • A. 

      Undo.

    • B. 

      Standard window layout.

    • C. 

      Create subclip.

    • D. 

      Clip enable.

  • 21. 
    How do you shift a clip up a track in the timeline with the keyboard?
    • A. 

      Shift-U

    • B. 

      Control-Up Arrow

    • C. 

      Option-}

    • D. 

      Control-U

    • E. 

      Option-Up Arrow

  • 22. 
    In the Log and Capture window, what tab allows you to change the audio settings?
    • A. 

      Logging

    • B. 

      Clip Settings

    • C. 

      Capture Settings

  • 23. 
    What are the tickbox options for scratch disks? 
    • A. 

      Video Capture

    • B. 

      Audio Capture

    • C. 

      Video Render

    • D. 

      Audio Render

    • E. 

      Thumbnail Cache

  • 24. 
    What do you use the Log and Transfer window for? 
    • A. 

      Ingesting AVCHD footage.

    • B. 

      Ingesting P2 footage.

    • C. 

      Transferring ProRes 422 clips to a tape deck.

    • D. 

      Transferring MPEG-2 clips to a HDCAM deck.

    • E. 

      Transcoding REDCAM footage into ProRes.

  • 25. 
    What does bold text indicate when looking through the list of filters and transitions, in the Effects browser?
    • A. 

      It is a built-in filter.

    • B. 

      It is an FxPlug filter.

    • C. 

      The filter needs rendering.

    • D. 

      The filter doesn't need rendering.

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