Intro To Daw

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Intro To Daw

Intro to DAW test for Eric.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An erroneous frequency produced by undersampling a frequency is called
    • A. 

      A multiplexing frequency

    • B. 

      An aliasing frequency

    • C. 

      A quantising frequency

    • D. 

      The Nyquist frequency

    • E. 

      The cutoff frequency

  • 2. 
    16 bit quantisation is better than 8 bit because
    • A. 

      There is a higher sampling rate

    • B. 

      There is a more accurate measurement of the Voltage

    • C. 

      Low frequencies are reproduced more accurately

    • D. 

      It is easier to store and process 16 bit data

    • E. 

      There is better frequency response

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is used for running programs?
    • A. 

      CD ROM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      ZIP

    • E. 

      Floppy Disc

  • 4. 
    When sampling, the higher the bit depth,
    • A. 

      The less memory we require

    • B. 

      The better our frequency response

    • C. 

      The more quantisation noise

    • D. 

      The less quantisation noise

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The decimal equivalent for the binary number 00011011 is
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      18

    • E. 

      20

  • 6. 
    The number 35 can be written in binary as 011
    • A. 

      00101

    • B. 

      01011100

    • C. 

      00110001

    • D. 

      00100011

    • E. 

      01161237

  • 7. 
    A computer stores data using 
    • A. 

      Decimal code

    • B. 

      Binary code

    • C. 

      NTSC

    • D. 

      Morse cod

    • E. 

      Abacus

  • 8. 
    The LowPass filter at the beginning of the Analog to Digital conversion process is for the purpose of:
    • A. 

      Preventing the introduction of Alias Frequencies

    • B. 

      Limiting high and low frequency content in the final recording

    • C. 

      Smoothing the output waveform

    • D. 

      Shaping the dither signal

    • E. 

      Reducing low-level distortion

  • 9. 
    By how many dB will the dynamic range increase when adding 1 Bit to the A/D conversion?
    • A. 

      12 dB

    • B. 

      1 dB

    • C. 

      3 dB

    • D. 

      10 dB

    • E. 

      6 dB

  • 10. 
    The measuring of a sample's voltage for AD conversion is called
    • A. 

      Multiplexing

    • B. 

      Aliasing

    • C. 

      Quantising

    • D. 

      Preamble

    • E. 

      Fourier analysis

  • 11. 
    Why shoudl the sampling rate be at least twice that of the highest frequency to be sampled?
    • A. 

      So there is no quantisation nose present in the encoded waveform

    • B. 

      To improve the performance of the A to D converter

    • C. 

      To attain maximum headroom

    • D. 

      At least two samples per cycle are taken to minimize phase shift

    • E. 

      At least two samples per cycle must be taken to recreate the highest frequency

  • 12. 
    When recording digital audio, cutting the sample rate in half uses
    • A. 

      Less hard drive space

    • B. 

      More hard drive person

    • C. 

      A different bit rate

    • D. 

      More RAM

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    The Nyquist Theorem was proposed in
    • A. 

      1983

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1947

    • D. 

      1925

    • E. 

      1890

  • 14. 
    Which of the following would NOT be considered destructive editing?
    • A. 

      Normalizing

    • B. 

      Performing a fade out

    • C. 

      Changing gain

    • D. 

      Click removal

    • E. 

      Dragging regions to a playlist

  • 15. 
    Oversampling is a process that
    • A. 

      Switches the A/D converters to a higher sampling rate

    • B. 

      Creates more samples through interpolation during the A/D process

    • C. 

      Creates more 'virtual' samples during the D/A process

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of he above

  • 16. 
    DSP stands for:
    • A. 

      Digitally Synchronized Playback

    • B. 

      Delete Saved Parameters

    • C. 

      Digital Serial Port

    • D. 

      Digital Signal Processing

    • E. 

      Digital Signal Parameters

  • 17. 
    When recording digital audio, Dither signal
    • A. 

      Is added during the D/A process

    • B. 

      Is added manually

    • C. 

      Is added prior to the A/D conversion

    • D. 

      Is added during Oversampling

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    The Dynamic Range of a 20bit file is
    • A. 

      48db

    • B. 

      144db

    • C. 

      96db

    • D. 

      120db

    • E. 

      136db

  • 19. 
    In Peak, applying effects via the DSP menu is
    • A. 

      Destructive

    • B. 

      Non-destructive

    • C. 

      Used only in Playlists

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    What is the resolution and sample rate required for CD quality audio?
    • A. 

      24bit, 44.1khz

    • B. 

      16bit, 96khz

    • C. 

      16bit, 48khz

    • D. 

      16bit, 44.1khz

    • E. 

      20bit, 44.1khz

  • 21. 
    Which of the following formats would hold the most information for backing up digital information?
    • A. 

      CD Rom

    • B. 

      Floppy Disk

    • C. 

      Zip Disk

    • D. 

      DVD

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 22. 
    GB=
    • A. 

      Thousands of Bytes

    • B. 

      Hundreds of Bytes

    • C. 

      Billions of Bytes

    • D. 

      Millions of Bytes

    • E. 

      Trillions of Bytes

  • 23. 
    How much memory would be needed to record a 4 minute song consisting of 8 audio tracks if recorded at 24 bit, 96 khz? (round off your answer to the nearest byte)
    • A. 

      132 Gb

    • B. 

      132 Mb

    • C. 

      527 Gb

    • D. 

      527 Mb

    • E. 

      1.54 Gb

  • 24. 
    The short cut for creating a New Folder is:
    • A. 

      Cmd + F

    • B. 

      Cmd + S

    • C. 

      Cmd + A

    • D. 

      Shift + Cmd + N

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 25. 
    The Dynamic Range of a 24 Bit audio file would be: 
    • A. 

      104 db

    • B. 

      124 db

    • C. 

      134 db

    • D. 

      144 db

    • E. 

      164 db

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