Logic Pro 8 - Chapter Summaries Quiz

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This quiz contains chapter summary questions from in the Apple Pro Training Series:Logic Pro 8


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

     How many areas are in the Arrange window, and what are their names?

    • A.

      Three Areas: Arrange area, editing area, Media or Lists area, Toolbar, Transport bar

    • B.

      Five Areas: Arrange, editing area, Media or Lists area, Transport bar, Toolbar

    • C.

      Four Areas: Media or Lists area, Inspector, Toolbar, Transport bar

    • D.

      Six Areas: Arrange area, editing area, Media or Lists area, Inspector, Toolbar, Transport bar

    • E.

      Five Areas: Mix, Master, Recording frame, Wav editor, Inspector

    Correct Answer
    D. Six Areas: Arrange area, editing area, Media or Lists area, Inspector, Toolbar, Transport bar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Six Areas: Arrange area, editing area, Media or Lists area, Inspector, Toolbar, Transport bar. This answer accurately lists all six areas present in the Arrange window, which include the Arrange area, editing area, Media or Lists area, Inspector, Toolbar, and Transport bar.

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  • 2. 

    How do you know which area will respond to key commands?

    • A.

      The area that has key focus turns blue and generates a feedback sound

    • B.

      The area that has key focus turns dark grey

    • C.

      The area that has key focus responds to key commands and also has an illuminated title bar

    • D.

      The area that has key focus responds to key commands and also has an white title bar

    Correct Answer
    C. The area that has key focus responds to key commands and also has an illuminated title bar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the area that has key focus responds to key commands and also has an illuminated title bar. This means that when a specific area or element on a screen has key focus, it will not only react to key commands but also visually indicate its focus by having an illuminated title bar. This helps the user easily identify which area is currently active and ready to receive input.

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  • 3. 

    How do you adjust a setting ( such as the tempo in Logic)

    • A.

      Drag a value up and down to increase or decrease it, or double click to access a data field in which you can directly enter a new value

    • B.

      Double click to open editing tool in which you can directly enter a new value

    • C.

      Drag a value left and right to increase or decrease it.

    • D.

      Shift click to access a data field in which you can directly enter a new value

    Correct Answer
    A. Drag a value up and down to increase or decrease it, or double click to access a data field in which you can directly enter a new value
    Explanation
    To adjust a setting such as the tempo in Logic, you can drag a value up and down to increase or decrease it. Additionally, you can double click to access a data field where you can directly enter a new value. This allows for precise adjustments and customization of the setting to suit your needs.

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  • 4. 

    Which kinds of regions go on software instrument tracks and audio tracks?

    • A.

      Midi regions go on software instrument tracks; Effects and plugins go on audio tracks

    • B.

      Effects plugins go on software instrument tracks; audio regions go on audio tracks

    • C.

      MIDI regions go on software instrument tracks; audio regions go on audio tracks

    Correct Answer
    C. MIDI regions go on software instrument tracks; audio regions go on audio tracks
    Explanation
    MIDI regions contain musical data and are typically used to control software instruments. They are placed on software instrument tracks to trigger the corresponding sounds. On the other hand, audio regions contain recorded audio and are placed on audio tracks to play back the recorded sound. Therefore, MIDI regions go on software instrument tracks, while audio regions go on audio tracks.

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  • 5. 

    What units displayed in the help tag indicate a length or a position in the project?

    • A.

      Bars, beats, divisions, and ticks

    • B.

      Hours, minutes, seconds

    • C.

      Measures, beats, quarter notes

    Correct Answer
    A. Bars, beats, divisions, and ticks
    Explanation
    The units displayed in the help tag that indicate a length or position in the project are bars, beats, divisions, and ticks. These units are commonly used in music production software to measure the timing and duration of musical events. Bars and beats refer to the musical time signature, while divisions and ticks provide more precise subdivisions of the beat. This allows users to accurately position and align different elements within the project timeline.

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  • 6. 

    How do you move or copy a region in the Arrange area?

    • A.

      Double click to move; shift click to copy it

    • B.

      Shift drag a region to move it; drag a region to copy it

    • C.

      Option drag a region to move it. Shift click to copy it

    • D.

      Drag a region to move it; Option drag a region to copy it

    Correct Answer
    D. Drag a region to move it; Option drag a region to copy it
    Explanation
    To move a region in the Arrange area, you can simply drag it to the desired location. However, if you want to copy the region instead, you can hold the Option key (Alt key on Windows) while dragging the region. This will create a copy of the region in the new location while preserving the original region in its original position.

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  • 7. 

    In what order are channel strips displayed in the Mixer?

    • A.

      Channel strips are displayed in order of loudness.

    • B.

      Channel strips are displayed left to right in the same order that they are displayed top to bottom in the Arrange area.

    • C.

      Channel strips are displayed according to when they were created.

    • D.

      Channel strips are displayed according to when they were selected last.

    Correct Answer
    B. Channel strips are displayed left to right in the same order that they are displayed top to bottom in the Arrange area.
    Explanation
    The channel strips in the Mixer are displayed left to right in the same order that they are displayed top to bottom in the Arrange area. This means that the channel strips will be arranged in the Mixer in the same order as they appear in the Arrange area, making it easier to navigate and work with the different tracks in a project.

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  • 8. 

    What is a channel strip setting?

    • A.

      The collection of all the plug-ins on a channel strip, including each plug-in's settings.

    • B.

      The overall volume setting of the channel.

    • C.

      The setting of pan levels for the channel strip

    Correct Answer
    A. The collection of all the plug-ins on a channel strip, including each plug-in's settings.
    Explanation
    A channel strip setting refers to the collection of all the plug-ins on a channel strip, including each plug-in's settings. This means that it includes all the effects and processing that have been applied to the audio signal on that channel strip. It allows for easy recall of a specific combination of plug-ins and settings, saving time and effort in the mixing process.

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  • 9. 

    What are the steps to take to export your mix?

    • A.

      Adjust the project length, deselect all regions, and turn off Cycle mode, choose File > Bounce, choose destination, and click bounce

    • B.

      Select audio region to be bounced and then choose Edit > Bounce to disk

    • C.

      Highlight audio regions and choose File > Export mix to tape

    • D.

      Choose Share>Export and Save

    Correct Answer
    A. Adjust the project length, deselect all regions, and turn off Cycle mode, choose File > Bounce, choose destination, and click bounce
    Explanation
    To export your mix, you need to adjust the project length, deselect all regions, and turn off Cycle mode. Then, you should choose the option "File > Bounce" and select the destination where you want to save the exported mix. Finally, click on the "Bounce" button to complete the export process.

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  • 10. 

    Which settings affect the quality of a digital audio recording?

    • A.

      Audio effects and plug-ins

    • B.

      Volume, mix, and master settings

    • C.

      Sample rate and bit depth

    • D.

      Tempo and track numbers

    Correct Answer
    C. Sample rate and bit depth
    Explanation
    Sample rate and bit depth are the settings that affect the quality of a digital audio recording. The sample rate determines the number of samples taken per second, while the bit depth determines the number of bits used to represent each sample. A higher sample rate and bit depth result in a more accurate and detailed representation of the original audio, leading to better quality. Conversely, a lower sample rate and bit depth can result in loss of detail and a decrease in audio quality.

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  • 11. 

    Where can you adjust the quality settings?

    • A.

      Adjust settings using the inspector window

    • B.

      Using the plug-in's user interface

    • C.

      Choose Edit > Quality Settings

    • D.

      Choose File > Project Settings > Audio

    Correct Answer
    D. Choose File > Project Settings > Audio
    Explanation
    The correct answer is to choose File > Project Settings > Audio. This option allows you to adjust the quality settings of the audio in your project. By selecting this option, you can access the audio settings and make any necessary adjustments to the quality of the audio.

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  • 12. 

    How do you record on one or several tracks?

    • A.

      Highlight each track and click the Record button in the Transport Bar

    • B.

      Record-enable the desired track(s) and click the Record button in the Transport bar

    • C.

      Select record tracks in the Menu Bar and Record under the Record Menu

    • D.

      Press the Record button while the tracks are playing

    Correct Answer
    B. Record-enable the desired track(s) and click the Record button in the Transport bar
    Explanation
    To record on one or several tracks, you need to first record-enable the desired track(s). This means selecting the track(s) that you want to record on and enabling the recording function for those tracks. Once the desired track(s) are record-enabled, you can click the Record button in the Transport bar to start recording on those track(s). This allows you to capture audio or MIDI data on the selected track(s) while the recording is in progress.

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  • 13. 

    How do you record additional takes?

    • A.

      Press the Rerecord button while recording

    • B.

      Record over existing audio regions

    • C.

      Wait until the region ends and press record

    • D.

      Highlight the region to be recorded over and press the play buttion

    Correct Answer
    B. Record over existing audio regions
    Explanation
    To record additional takes, you can choose to record over existing audio regions. This means that instead of creating a new audio region, you will overwrite the existing one with the new take. This allows you to easily replace or update parts of your recording without creating multiple separate regions.

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  • 14. 

    What happens when you record in Cycle mode?

    • A.

      A new take is recorded for each pass of the cycle, takes are stored in the take folder

    • B.

      A new region is recorded and placed in the New Regions bin

    • C.

      The track plays the previous recording continuously

    • D.

      New recordings are sent into the sample editor to be cleaned up and then are placed on a new track in the Arrange window

    Correct Answer
    A. A new take is recorded for each pass of the cycle, takes are stored in the take folder
    Explanation
    When recording in Cycle mode, a new take is recorded for each pass of the cycle. These takes are then stored in the take folder. This allows the user to have multiple recordings of the same section, giving them the option to choose the best take later on.

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  • 15. 

    How do you punch on the fly?

    • A.

      Press Enter while recording in Cycle mode

    • B.

      Press Enter while in normal record mode

    • C.

      Make sure Punch On the Fly is enabled and press the Record Toggle key command to punch in and out during playback

    • D.

      During playback of the tracks press and hold down the Record button where the punch should take place

    Correct Answer
    C. Make sure Punch On the Fly is enabled and press the Record Toggle key command to punch in and out during playback
    Explanation
    To punch on the fly, you need to ensure that the Punch On the Fly feature is enabled. Then, during playback, you should press the Record Toggle key command to punch in and out at the desired moment. This allows you to seamlessly start and stop recording during playback without interrupting the flow.

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  • 16. 

    How do you use the Autopunch function?

    • A.

      In the Transport bar, click the Autopunch Mode button. Adjust the range in the Bar ruler, and click the Record button

    • B.

      Hold down the Autopunch button while recording

    • C.

      Select the tracks you want and choose File > Enable Autopunch Record Take and then press record

    • D.

      While playing back the track press Record Enable until it turns blue and then press the Record button

    Correct Answer
    A. In the Transport bar, click the Autopunch Mode button. Adjust the range in the Bar ruler, and click the Record button
    Explanation
    To use the Autopunch function, you need to go to the Transport bar and click on the Autopunch Mode button. Then, adjust the range in the Bar ruler according to your preferences. Finally, click on the Record button to start recording within the specified range.

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  • 17. 

    Where do you adjust the I/O buffer size?

    • A.

      Choose File > Audio > I/O buffer from the main menu bar

    • B.

      In the Devices tab of Audio Preferences

    • C.

      Click on the I/O buffer tab on the Transport Bar

    • D.

      Select I/O buffer size from the Edit menu

    Correct Answer
    B. In the Devices tab of Audio Preferences
    Explanation
    In order to adjust the I/O buffer size, you need to go to the Devices tab of Audio Preferences. This is where you can find the settings to modify the buffer size for input and output audio.

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  • 18. 

    How do you choose the best I/O buffer size?

    • A.

      Choose a higher buffer for recording large files and choose a lower buffer for creating small files

    • B.

      The higher the buffer the longer it takes to start playing back effects

    • C.

      The lower the buffer setting, less space is used on the computer's hard disk

    • D.

      Choose a lower I/O buffer size when recording, and a higher I/O buffer size when mixing

    Correct Answer
    D. Choose a lower I/O buffer size when recording, and a higher I/O buffer size when mixing
    Explanation
    When recording, it is important to choose a lower I/O buffer size because this reduces the latency, allowing for real-time monitoring and accurate recording. On the other hand, when mixing, a higher I/O buffer size can be chosen to prioritize playback stability and reduce the likelihood of audio dropouts or glitches. This allows for smoother playback of effects and processing without interruptions.

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  • 19. 

    Where do you set the recording file type?

    • A.

      In the General tab of Audio Preferences

    • B.

      In the Edit menu under File Settings

    • C.

      When you bounce the project, Logic will automatically set the file type

    • D.

      Choose File > Recording File Preferences

    Correct Answer
    A. In the General tab of Audio Preferences
    Explanation
    In Logic, the recording file type can be set in the General tab of Audio Preferences. This allows the user to specify the format in which the audio recordings will be saved. By selecting the desired file type in this tab, the user can ensure that their recordings are saved in the appropriate format for their needs.

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  • 20. 

    Where do you adjust the count-in?

    • A.

      In File > Song Settings > Recording

    • B.

      In File > Recording > Song Settings

    • C.

      In Edit > Record Settings

    • D.

      In the Arrange Menu > File > Count-in

    Correct Answer
    A. In File > Song Settings > Recording
    Explanation
    In order to adjust the count-in, you need to go to File > Song Settings > Recording. This option allows you to customize the count-in settings according to your preferences.

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  • 21. 

    Where do you adjust the metronome settings?

    • A.

      In File > Record Settings

    • B.

      In File > Song Settings > Metronome

    • C.

      Hold down the Metronome button until it turns blue, then click settings

    • D.

      While holding down the Metronome button drag up and down to adjust settlings

    Correct Answer
    B. In File > Song Settings > Metronome
    Explanation
    In order to adjust the metronome settings, you need to go to File > Song Settings > Metronome. This is where you can access and modify the settings related to the metronome feature.

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  • 22. 

    How can you quickly access recording and metronome settings?

    • A.

      Hold down the metronome and press the up and down arrow on the keyboard

    • B.

      Hold down or control click the Record or metronome buttons in the Transport Bar

    • C.

      Choose File > Metronome Settings

    • D.

      Click on the Metronome tab in the Arrange window

    Correct Answer
    B. Hold down or control click the Record or metronome buttons in the Transport Bar
    Explanation
    To quickly access recording and metronome settings, you can hold down or control click the Record or metronome buttons in the Transport Bar. This action allows you to access the settings directly without having to navigate through menus or windows.

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  • 23. 

    How can you hide tracks?

    • A.

      At the top left of the Arrange are, click the Hide button then click the individual hide buttons on each track and hit the main Hide button again

    • B.

      Use the Hide Track tool located in the Arrange area toolbar

    • C.

      Select the track to be hidden and use the (command + H) key command to hid the track

    • D.

      Control click on the track header and select Hide track form the pop up menu

    Correct Answer
    A. At the top left of the Arrange are, click the Hide button then click the individual hide buttons on each track and hit the main Hide button again
    Explanation
    The correct answer explains that to hide tracks, one needs to click the Hide button at the top left of the Arrange area, then click the individual hide buttons on each track, and finally hit the main Hide button again. This suggests that there are two levels of hiding - first, hiding individual tracks, and then hiding all the tracks together.

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