# Intro To Daw

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 1016  Settings  Intro to DAW test for Eric.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• C.

Is added prior to the A/D conversion

• D.

• 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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