Garageband Quiz

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Garageband Quiz

This test focuses on what you have learned so far in GarageBand. Pictures are included so you can identify what some of the tools and features are for when you edit sound. Note: Mr. Kafka will give you the test password in class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does this circular arrow symbol below stand for?
    • A. 

      Trimming

    • B. 

      Looping

    • C. 

      Splitting

    • D. 

      Copy

  • 2. 
    What does this symbol below allow you to do to this clip?
    • A. 

      Trim

    • B. 

      Loop

    • C. 

      Paste

    • D. 

      Split

  • 3. 
    Which track below is where pictures should be placed?
    • A. 

      Podcast Track

    • B. 

      Male Voice

    • C. 

      Jingles

    • D. 

      Female Voice

  • 4. 
    What does this button control for a track?
    • A. 

      Recording

    • B. 

      Ducking

    • C. 

      Splitting

    • D. 

      Looping

  • 5. 
    What is DUCKING?
    • A. 

      An old Nintendo game where you shoot ducks as they fly up off the screen.

    • B. 

      Recording your sound level at a high level and then silencing the clip.

    • C. 

      Silencing the sounds in the background.

    • D. 

      Deciding which tracks need to be louder or softer than other tracks.

  • 6. 
    When recording, what area on the sound meter below should you "aim" for?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is the PLAYHEAD?  
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 8. 
    Which button below will MUTE this track?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 9. 
    Looking at how the GarageBand project below is laid out, which track should be DUCKED?
    • A. 

      Male Narrator

    • B. 

      Female Voice

    • C. 

      Jingles

    • D. 

      Male Voice

  • 10. 
    Clicking on WHICH button below will open the Loop Browser?  
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

  • 11. 
    What is the Loop Browser?
    • A. 

      Where you can access files in iTunes, iPhotos and iMovie files.

    • B. 

      Where you can access jingles and sound effects.

    • C. 

      Where you can edit information about the podcast.

    • D. 

      Where you can get an up close look at the loops.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following do you have to set BEFORE you export your finished podcast?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 13. 
    If you want to edit the sound levels more precisely for a track, which of the following buttons should you click?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 14. 
    Which of the following below is the correct way for a FADE IN to look?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 15. 
    The circled area below is where the speaker said "umm" while recording.  Which of the following answers explains the BEST way to take care of this problem?
    • A. 

      COPY and PASTE the clip to another track to do your editing.

    • B. 

      DUCK the track at that exact moment so the audience won't hear the "umm."

    • C. 

      SPLIT the clip before or after the "umm" and then TRIM out the "umm."

    • D. 

      CUT the clip out entirely and re-record the segment without saying "umm."

  • 16. 
    True or False:  When you DUCK a track, the entire track is set to be DUCKED under other tracks when they play.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    True or False:  It is a good idea to take all your sounds and combine them into one track like the example screenshot below.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Which button choice below will allow the "Track Volume" area to turn on so you can manually plot sound points?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 19. 
    What does this dial do?
    • A. 

      Controls the sound effects.

    • B. 

      Increases volume.

    • C. 

      Allows you to control if the track is going to play more out of the LEFT or RIGHT speakers.

    • D. 

      Increases power to the flux capacitor.

  • 20. 
    According to what we have been doing in class, when you are finished with your project, which choice should you choose on the menu below?
    • A. 

      Send Song to iTunes

    • B. 

      Send Ringtone to iTunes

    • C. 

      Send Podcast to iWeb

    • D. 

      Export Song to Disk

    • E. 

      Burn Song to CD

  • 21. 
    When you export your finished sound file from GarageBand, what file format should the podcast be?
    • A. 

      .m4v

    • B. 

      .m4a

    • C. 

      .aiff

    • D. 

      .wav

  • 22. 
    Clicking on which picture below will open up the Media Browser so you can get music from iTunes, pictures from iPhoto, or videos from iMovie?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      NOT D. :)

  • 23. 
    You record on a track and play it back to listen and notice there is a weird "tin" sound or hollow echo-y sound to the recording.  What setting do you need to adjust?
    • A. 

      Echo-a-tion

    • B. 

      Hollow Hallway

    • C. 

      Reverb

    • D. 

      Ducking