Video Production Quiz: Exam!

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Video fabrication is the equivalent of film making, but with images chronicled digitally instead of being on film stock. As far as this quiz is concerned, you will need to know what a camera person does, how you zoom in and out, what a point of view shot, what does pan mean, and the visual plan for video production called. This quiz will introduce you to the world of video production. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does a camera person do?
    • A. 

      Creates the script

    • B. 

      Shoot the footage and knows all the shot types

    • C. 

      Edits the footage

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    How do you zoom in and out?
    • A. 

      Move away from the subject

    • B. 

      Walk closer to the subject

    • C. 

      Using the zoom lens on a camera to zoom in or out on the subject, usually with a stationary camera.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What shot is a distance away from a subject?
    • A. 

      Close up

    • B. 

      Medium shot

    • C. 

      Long shot

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is a point of view shot?
    • A. 

      Looking into the eyes on another subject

    • B. 

      The camera shows what a character is looking at

    • C. 

      A shot that shows a great deal of the area where the scene is taking place

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What does Pan mean?  When you..........................
    • A. 

      Move the video camera from left to right.

    • B. 

      Move the video camera up and down.

    • C. 

      Walk and video at the same time.

  • 6. 
    Who controls all of the shot by shot, moment to moment decisions.  Even though he can put input during preproduction, he isn’t the boss until he is on set.
    • A. 

      Director

    • B. 

      Camera Operator

    • C. 

      Writer

    • D. 

      Editor

  • 7. 
    Who is responsible for choosing and placing the proper microphones, monitoring the sound levels during a take, and coordinating with the camera and lighting crews to ensure the microphone is out of the frame and not casting shadows?
    • A. 

      Production Assistant

    • B. 

      Sound/Audio Engineer

    • C. 

      Writer

    • D. 

      Camera Operator

  • 8. 
    The "visual plan" for a video production is often called a __________________.
    • A. 

      Cellboard

    • B. 

      Spreadsheet

    • C. 

      Storyboard

    • D. 

      Telescript

  • 9. 
    What is a scriptwriter's job responsibility?
    • A. 

      Shoot the footage

    • B. 

      Compose all of the DIALOGUE spoken by all characters and/or narrator or host

    • C. 

      Plan all dialogue, narration, camera shots and angles, camera movements and actor movements

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What is headroom?
    • A. 

      Generally about 2 meters of clearance is recommended between the top of a person's head and the top of the screen/frame.

    • B. 

      It refers to the space above a person's head to the top of the screen/frame.

    • C. 

      It refers to all of the space surrounding a subject on camera.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    What type of shot  establishes a new scene setting or location?
    • A. 

      Close up shot

    • B. 

      Medium shot

    • C. 

      Establishing shot

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What do you use to keep your camera from moving?
    • A. 

      Chair

    • B. 

      Hold it tight

    • C. 

      Tripod

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Type the word True or False to the following question:A long shot does not show the setting?
  • 14. 
    Type the word True or False to the following question:A close up is used to show emotions.
  • 15. 
    A typical reporter for a local television station performs which of the following duties?
    • A. 

      Chases stories, writes scripts, interviews people and reads intro's/extro's.

    • B. 

      Sets-up the camera on a tripod, sets-up the microphone and records necessary clips.

    • C. 

      Edits clips into a finished news item using video software.

    • D. 

      Does all of the above.

  • 16. 
    Today's local television stations want to hire which of the following types of employees?
    • A. 

      People who are experts in a single field, such as camera work.

    • B. 

      People who are creative.

    • C. 

      People who can do it all; creative, literate, technically-minded and good communicators.

    • D. 

      People who with good voices and good physical appearance.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following represents the WORKFLOW CYCLE for video or film production?
    • A. 

      Planning, Recording, Completing

    • B. 

      Pre-Production, Post-Production, Recording, Editing

    • C. 

      Post-Production, Pre-Production, Production, Distribution

    • D. 

      Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production, Distribution

    • E. 

      Brainstorming, Writing, Recording, Editing, Finalizing, Distribution

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are potential concepts to plan during the video "Pre-Production" phase?
    • A. 

      Locations

    • B. 

      Dialogue and Narration

    • C. 

      Added Sound

    • D. 

      Script Writing

    • E. 

      Identifying Camera Shots and Camera Movements

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOT a legitimate option for the "Distribution" phase of video and film production?
    • A. 

      Broadcasting

    • B. 

      Final Studio Editing

    • C. 

      Online

    • D. 

      Theatrical

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT a part of the 'Post-Production" phase of video production?
    • A. 

      Recording

    • B. 

      Video Editing

    • C. 

      Adding Sound, Music and Sound Effects

    • D. 

      Finalizing

  • 21. 
    What is "Intellectual Property" all about?
    • A. 

      The more creative a video production is, the more "Intellectual Property" it has.

    • B. 

      Artists, composers, musicians, writers, photographers and performers have certain rights to their own creations.

    • C. 

      Highly thoughtful and well researched video productions, such as biographies and documentaries have a greater degree of "Intellectual Property".

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    How is a Video/Audio Script arranged?
    • A. 

      Video is on the Right and Audio is on the Left

    • B. 

      Video is on the Left and Audio is on the Right

    • C. 

      Video Scripts are identical to scripts for stage plays

  • 23. 
    How is an Over-The-Shoulder Shot used?
    • A. 

      It may be used to see a Point of View or Perspective of a person

    • B. 

      It may be used to establish a Main Character

    • C. 

      It is always used when a TV news reporter interviews a subject

    • D. 

      All of the above are accurate

  • 24. 
    What goes on the LEFT side of a Video/Audio Script?
    • A. 

      Camera Shots

    • B. 

      Camera Angles

    • C. 

      Camera Movement

    • D. 

      Actor Movement

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    What goes into the RIGHT side of a Video/Audio script?
    • A. 

      Dialogue

    • B. 

      Narration

    • C. 

      Music

    • D. 

      Sound Effects and Ambience

    • E. 

      All of the above

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