Logic Pro 8, Level 1, Final Exam, Lessons 1 - 12 And Appendix A

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Logic Pro 8, Level 1, Final Exam, Lessons 1 - 12 and appendix A


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  • 1. 
    The "Arrange" Window in Logic (shown below) has how many different areas?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      6

  • 2. 
    Blue Apple Loops like the one picture below are midi loops only and can only be used as MIDI regions on software instrument tracks.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 3. 
    Green Apple loops are audio loops only and can be used only as audio regions on audio tracks. 
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 4. 
    By default, Logic Pro will open a empty project when you start it the next time after working on a project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Any changes made under "Preferences".....
    • A. 

      Affect the setting in you Leopard operating system

    • B. 

      Only affect the current session you are working in.

    • C. 

      Are global and affect any session you create in Logic.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which area of the arrange window in the picture below has "key focus"?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 7. 
    How do you change the tempo in Logic?
    • A. 

      Click the tempo in the transport and drag the tempo up or down

    • B. 

      Tap the letter T

    • C. 

      Double click the tempo in the transport and type in the desired tempo

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Is the region in the picture below selected or deselected?
    • A. 

      Selected

    • B. 

      Deselected

  • 9. 
    How do you deselect regions in the arrange window?
    • A. 

      Double click the selected region

    • B. 

      Press Shift- Command- A

    • C. 

      Click in the background of the arrange window

    • D. 

      Press the space bar twice

    • E. 

      B & C

  • 10. 
    What is the green bar at the top of the arrange window below called?
    • A. 

      Green apple loop

    • B. 

      Cycle Area

    • C. 

      Auto punch area

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    By default how many undo steps does logic have?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      80

    • E. 

      60

  • 12. 
    What is the keyboard shortcut for the "Zoom Tool" in Logic?
    • A. 

      Command +Control + Z

    • B. 

      Command + Option + Z

    • C. 

      Command + Option

    • D. 

      Control + Option

    • E. 

      Command +Control + Z

  • 13. 
    The triangle at the top left corner of this region indicates what?
    • A. 

      It is a midi region

    • B. 

      It is a looped region

    • C. 

      That the real region is to the right of this region

    • D. 

      It needs to be normalized

    • E. 

      It is a take folder

  • 14. 
    What happens when you click the plus symbol which the arrow is pointing to in the picture below?
    • A. 

      Logic changes your global preferences

    • B. 

      Logic adds an apple loop to your arrangement

    • C. 

      Logic adds reverb to the selected region

    • D. 

      Logic brings up the create new track dialog box

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What are the two punching methods for recording in Logic?
    • A. 

      Cycle punching & Automatic punching

    • B. 

      Automatic punching & Multi track punching

    • C. 

      Simulated punching & Punching on the fly

    • D. 

      Punching on the fly & Automatic punching

    • E. 

      Simulated punching & Automatic punching

  • 16. 
    What are the different areas of the "Arrange Window"?
    • A. 

      Sequence area, piano roll editor, & inspector

    • B. 

      Mix area, transport area, inspector, toolbar, loops area & media or list area

    • C. 

      Editing area, mix area, piano roll editor, event list, bounce area & inspector

    • D. 

      Arrange area, editing area, toolbar, transport bar, inspector, & media or list area

    • E. 

      Arrange area, editing area, mix area, recording area, toolbar & inspector

  • 17. 
    The orange button with the "H" in the middle of it at the top of the arrange window below indicates what?
    • A. 

      The track you are making is hot

    • B. 

      Recording is on hold

    • C. 

      There are hidden tracks in your arrangement

    • D. 

      A region in the arrange window is highlighted

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    What does the red button in the transport below do?
    • A. 

      Turns on Auto Punch mode

    • B. 

      Turns on punching on the fly

    • C. 

      Records incoming MIDI information only

    • D. 

      Moves the selected region up and the unselected regions down

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    The red bar in the in the ruler area in the picture below represents what?
    • A. 

      The total length of your song

    • B. 

      The auto punch area

    • C. 

      The cycle area

    • D. 

      The right and left locators

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Any changes made under the "Settings menu"..........
    • A. 

      Are local settings that only affect the current project, and are saved with the project.

    • B. 

      Are global and affect any session you create in Logic.

    • C. 

      Affect the setting in you Leopard operating system

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 21. 
    How do you access the tool on the right below?
    • A. 

      Hold down control

    • B. 

      Hold down the right click on your mouse

    • C. 

      Hold down option

    • D. 

      Hold down command

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    What is the short cut to access the tool to change a fades curve on an audio region?
    • A. 

      Option-shift as you drag the crossfade tool on the fade

    • B. 

      Control-Shift as you drag the crossfade tool on the fade

    • C. 

      Command-option as you drag the crossfade tool on the fade

    • D. 

      Control-option-shift as you drag the crossfade tool on the fade

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    If you change the left click tool away from the pointer tool what shortcut allows you to get back to the pointer tool quickly?
    • A. 

      Press Esc twice

    • B. 

      Control-Command-P

    • C. 

      Command-T

    • D. 

      Command-P

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    What is the shortcut to zoom in on a selected region so that it fills the arrange area?
    • A. 

      Command-Control-Z

    • B. 

      Control-Option-Z

    • C. 

      Command-Option-Z

    • D. 

      Command-Option-P

    • E. 

      Control-Option-P

  • 25. 
    What does the thin white vertical line going through the region on the picture below represent?
    • A. 

      A beat mapping marker

    • B. 

      The playhead cursor

    • C. 

      Where the region is split

    • D. 

      The position of the regions anchor

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    Any edit done to a region in Logic is non-destructive.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 27. 
    A comp take (composite take) is a track that is made up of a single take of a section of recorded audio.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 28. 
    How do you open a region that is a take folder like the one in the picture below?
    • A. 

      Click the down arrow at the top right of the region

    • B. 

      Click the disclosure triangle in the top left corner of the region

    • C. 

      Double click on the region

    • D. 

      B & C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    How do you access this tool to input MIDI information in your arrangement?
    • A. 

      Command-Control-P

    • B. 

      Control-Shift-K

    • C. 

      Shift-Return

    • D. 

      Press the Caps Lock key

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 30. 
    It's possible to set a default quantization level in Logic Pro.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    When recording MIDI in cycle mode, MIDI notes that are recorded during multiple passes are merged into one region when you finish.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 32. 
    You can not create take folders when recording MIDI regions in cycle record mode.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 33. 
    You can make comp takes of MIDI take folders the same way you can with audio take folders.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 34. 
    How do you access this tool?
    • A. 

      Options > Audio > Step Input Keyboard

    • B. 

      Edit > Regions > Step Input Keyboard

    • C. 

      File > Project Settings > Step Input Keyboard

    • D. 

      Options > Step Input Keyboard

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 35. 
    By clicking the red "MIDI in" button in the piano roll editor what mode do you activate in Logic Pro?
    • A. 

      Rewire mode

    • B. 

      Step Input mode

    • C. 

      Cycle mode

    • D. 

      External MIDI mode

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 36. 
    The Pencil tool  in the piano roll editor can be used to ____________________.
    • A. 

      Copy midi notes

    • B. 

      Resize midi notes

    • C. 

      Move midi notes

    • D. 

      Create midi notes

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    The tool picture below is used to in the piano roll editor to ________________
    • A. 

      Quantize midi notes

    • B. 

      Adjust the velocity of midi notes

    • C. 

      Adjust the volume on midi notes

    • D. 

      Create midi notes

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 38. 
    In the piano roll editor the color of a MIDI note and the line running down the middle of that midi note (pictured below) indicate what? 
    • A. 

      The notes velocity

    • B. 

      The notes length

    • C. 

      The notes volume

    • D. 

      The notes pitch

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 39. 
    Which tool below allows you to resize MIDI notes that overlap each other in the piano roll editor?A B C D 
    • A. 

      Finger tool

    • B. 

      Scissors tool

    • C. 

      Pencil tool

    • D. 

      Pointer tool

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    In the piano roll editor the tool picture below allows you to _______________.
    • A. 

      Adjust mid notes velocity

    • B. 

      Quantize selected midi notes

    • C. 

      Delete midi notes

    • D. 

      Both B & C

    • E. 

      Resize MIDI notes

  • 41. 
    The picture below indicates that you are in which mode?
    • A. 

      Unlocked chain mode

    • B. 

      Same level link mode

    • C. 

      Content link mode

    • D. 

      Locked chain mode

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 42. 
    The picture below indicates that you are in which mode?
    • A. 

      Content link mode

    • B. 

      Locked chain mode

    • C. 

      Same level link mode

    • D. 

      Unlocked chain mode

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 43. 
    When the MIDI input button in the score editor looks like the picture below it allows you to __________________.
    • A. 

      Select all MIDI notes at a specified velocity

    • B. 

      Record your MIDI notes in real time

    • C. 

      Input midi notes in step input mode

    • D. 

      B & E

    • E. 

      Edit the selected note's pitch & velocity using your MIDI keyboard

  • 44. 
    Clicking the button that the arrow is pointing to in the picture below will open what window?
    • A. 

      The hyper draw area

    • B. 

      The hyper editor

    • C. 

      The piano roll editor

    • D. 

      The sample editor

    • E. 

      The hyper control area

  • 45. 
    How do you create a curve on a line between two nodes in the hyper draw area as show in the picture below?
    • A. 

      Command - Option - Drag

    • B. 

      Control - Option - Drag

    • C. 

      Double Click & Drag

    • D. 

      Control - Shift - Drag

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 46. 
    The picture below is the __________________.
    • A. 

      Sample editor

    • B. 

      Hyper editor

    • C. 

      Piano roll editor

    • D. 

      Hyper draw area

    • E. 

      Hyper control editor

  • 47. 
    Ultrabeat's interface is made up of 3 parts, what are they?
    • A. 

      Piano roll editor, synthesizer section & step sequencer

    • B. 

      Arrange window, inspector & step sequencer

    • C. 

      Event/media list, transport bar & tool bar

    • D. 

      Synthesizer section, step sequencer & assignment section

  • 48. 
    Each ultrabeat drum kit has 24 individual drum sounds and the 25th sound plays chromatically and is usually used for bass sounds.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 49. 
    In the pattern menu from Ultrabeat shown below, the "sq" indicates that the pattern shown contains a sequence.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 50. 
    It is not possible to drag a sequenced pattern from Ultrabeat to the arrange area in Logic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    Where do you click on Ultrabeat (pictured below) to drag your pattern to the arrange area?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 52. 
    How do you access the transform, humanize window shown below?
    • A. 

      From the arrange area's local menu bar > Functions >Transform > Humanize

    • B. 

      From the piano roll editor's local menu bar > Functions >Transform > Humanize

  • 53. 
    The step sequencer in Ultrabeat follows the tempo of your current Logic session.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 54. 
    Where do you click on Ultrabeat (pictured below) to see the full view it's step sequencer?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 55. 
    In Logic Pro 8, it is possible to quantize individual MIDI notes.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 56. 
    Green Apple Loops are AIFF files that can be used as audio regions on audio tracks; but they also contain the original MIDI region and software instrument channel strip settings used to create them so you can also use them as midi regions on software instrument tracks.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 57. 
    An Audio file imported into your project (not recorded in the project) can be forced to follow the tempo of your project if you check "Follow Tempo" in the region parameter box pictured below.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    To create tempo curves in your global tempo track, like the one show below, you ____________________.
    • A. 

      Hold down control + option and drag the line between the 2 nodes

    • B. 

      Hold down control + shift and drag the line between the 2 nodes

    • C. 

      Hold down command + shift and drag the line between the 2 nodes

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 59. 
    How do you time stretch/compress an audio or midi region in your arrange window?
    • A. 

      Hold down command as you resize the region.

    • B. 

      Hold down option as you resize the region

    • C. 

      Select the time stretch tool and drag the region

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 60. 
    How do you bypass (turn off) an insert on a channel strip?
    • A. 

      Command click the insert

    • B. 

      Control + Option click the insert

    • C. 

      Control click the insert

    • D. 

      Option click the insert

  • 61. 
    How do you fast forward in 8 bar intervals in your arrange window?
    • A. 

      Press Shift + >

    • B. 

      Press Option + >

    • C. 

      Press >

    • D. 

      Press control + >

  • 62. 
    How do you scrub an audio region in the arrange window?
    • A. 

      Click and drag the marquee tool

    • B. 

      Click and drag the pointer over the region

    • C. 

      Click and drag the scissor tool over the region

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 63. 
    Where do you go to pack audio regions into a folder?
    • A. 

      From the arrange area's local menu bar, choose Region > Folder > Pack folder

    • B. 

      From the arrange area's local menu choose MIDI > Folder > Pack folder

    • C. 

      From the piano roll editors local menu, choose MIDI > Folder > Pack folder

    • D. 

      From the arrange area's local menu, choose Audio > Folder > Pack folder

  • 64. 
    How do you divide a region into multiple, equal slices using the scissor tool?
    • A. 

      Hold down option while clicking with the scissor tool

    • B. 

      Hold down control while clicking with the marquee tool

    • C. 

      Hold down control while clicking with the scissor tool

    • D. 

      Hold down command while clicking with the scissor tool

  • 65. 
    What happens when you click the button pictured below?
    • A. 

      Creates a new audio track

    • B. 

      Creates a new software instrument track

    • C. 

      Creates a new apple loop

    • D. 

      Creates a new track with the same channel strip settings as the selected track's channel strip

  • 66. 
    How do you repeat a region in the arrange window?
    • A. 

      Option drag the region

    • B. 

      Region > Repeat regions

    • C. 

      MIDI > Repeat Regions

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 67. 
    The catch button, pictured below, makes the visible part of the arrange area (or other editors) update to follow the playhead position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    What happens when the playhead reaches the skip cycle area shown in the picture below?
    • A. 

      The area under the skip cycle is played in reverse

    • B. 

      It jumps over (skips) the area under the skip cycle area

    • C. 

      The area under the skip cycle is deleted

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 69. 
    Where do you go in the arrange area to get to the "Strip Silence" command?
    • A. 

      Audio > Strip Silence

    • B. 

      Track > Strip silence

    • C. 

      Options > Audio > Strip silence

    • D. 

      File > Project settings > Strip silence

  • 70. 
    On the picture of the channel strip shown below, where do you click to assign the channel to a group?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 71. 
    How do you unsolo all channel strips at one time?
    • A. 

      Command - click any channel's solo button

    • B. 

      Option click any channel's solo button

    • C. 

      Control + Option click any channel's solo button

    • D. 

      Double click any channel's solo button

  • 72. 
    Mono channel strips include a balance control which determines the position of the stereo signal in the stereo field.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 73. 
    Where do you go to disable a group setup in your mixer?
    • A. 

      From the mixer's local menu bar, choose Groups > Group clutch

    • B. 

      From the mixer's local menu bar choose Region > Group > Group clutch

    • C. 

      From the arrange area's local menu bar, choose Options > Group clutch

    • D. 

      From the mixer's local menu bar choose Options > Group clutch

  • 74. 
    On a channel strip like the one pictured below, when you click on a send slot and chose an available bus, a new Aux channel strip is automatically created and added to the mixer.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 75. 
    Where do you click on the channel strip shown below to change the channel from stereo to mono?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 76. 
    Drawing automation graphically is known as "Off-line Automation", because it is independent of the playhead position and can be performed while logic is stopped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    What is the shortcut to auto zoom on a selected track in the arrange window?
    • A. 

      A + Z

    • B. 

      Control + Z

    • C. 

      Option + Z

    • D. 

      Z

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 78. 
    How do you curve an automation line like the one pictured below?
    • A. 

      Command + Option drag the automation line

    • B. 

      Control + Option drag the automation line

    • C. 

      Control + shift drag the automation line

    • D. 

      Command + shift drag the automation line

  • 79. 
    When automating in "Touch Mode", as soon as you hold down the mouse on a knob or slider it's automation is recorded.  When you release the button the automation parameter returns to it's original value.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 80. 
    When automating in "Latch Mode", as soon as you hold down the mouse on a knob or slider it's automation is recorded.  When you release the button the automation parameter returns to it's original value.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 81. 
    Automation Quick Access allows you to assign a single controller knob to the automation parameter that is currently displayed on the selected track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 82. 
    Where do you click in the picture shown below to display the SMPTE ruler in the arrange window?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 83. 
    Where do you go to import the audio from a movie you are scoring into your arrange area?
    • A. 

      Options > Movie > Import audio to arrange

    • B. 

      Audio > Import audio to arrange

    • C. 

      Edit > Options > Import audio to arrange

    • D. 

      File > Project Settings > Import audio to arrange

  • 84. 
    What does the Lock icon on the region show below indicate?
    • A. 

      The region is locked to the tempo of the project

    • B. 

      The region is locked to bars and beats

    • C. 

      The region is locked to SMPTE

    • D. 

      The region is locked to an external controller

  • 85. 
    Apple loops automatically match the tempo and key of your project.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 86. 
    You can't reorder the tabs (categories) in the loop browser, shown below, by dragging and dropping them at the desired position.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 87. 
    How many tempo alternatives does Logic Pro 8 have for a project?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      5

  • 88. 
    To move the playhead forward by one bar in the arrange window press the < key.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 89. 
    To create a skip cycle area like the one shown below, drag from left to right in the bar ruler.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 90. 
    To temporarily link tracks together in the mixer you drag across the channel strips you want linked.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 91. 
    By default, Aux sends sit after the volume fader and after the pan control in the signal flow.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 92. 
    What are the four live automation modes?
    • A. 

      Read, Write, Hold, Touch

    • B. 

      Read, Draw, Latch, Write

    • C. 

      Read, Touch, Record, Write

    • D. 

      Auto, Write, Hold, Touch

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 93. 
    In the picture located below, where do you click to bounce the audio for your project?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 94. 
    The sample rate of a Logic project in which the audio will be used for video should be set to 48k
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 95. 
    To enable beat mapping you go control click on the Global tracks header, click on configure Global tracks and then enable the beat mapping track from the Global track menu.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 96. 
    When the Logic project icon is dimmed like pictured below, it indicates __________________.
    • A. 

      The open project is identical to the one on the hard drive

    • B. 

      The open project has crashed and needs to be restarted

    • C. 

      The current project exist only in RAM and is different from the version saved on the hard disk

    • D. 

      The open project has been backed up

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 97. 
    Where do you click in the picture below to freeze your track and free up CPU?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 98. 
    Where is your main preferences file located for Logic Pro?
    • A. 

      ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.logic.pro.cs

    • B. 

      ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.logic.pro.plist

    • C. 

      ~/Library/Application Support/Logic Pro/com.apple.logic.pro.cs

    • D. 

      ~/Library/Audio/com.apple.logic.pro.plist

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 99. 
    To avoid manually resetting your preferences every time you troubleshoot, you should make a backup of your preferences file.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 100. 
    What information is displayed on a external MIDI track header like the one shown below.
    • A. 

      The name of the instrument, the MIDI channel, and the volume of the MIDI patch

    • B. 

      The name of the instrument, the MIDI channel, and the interface's MIDI port name

    • C. 

      The name of the project, the MIDI continuous controller number, and the MIDI channel

    • D. 

      The number of external MIDI tracks in the project, the MIDI channel, and the interface's MIDI port name

    • E. 

      None of the above