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Logic Pro 8 Level 1 Quiz 1 - Quiz

Logic Pro 8 Quiz, Lessons 1 - 4 THIS IS AN OPEN BOOK QUIZ!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

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

    • A.

      4

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      6

    • E.

      3

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    The "Arrange" window in Logic has six different areas.

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  • 2. 

    Blue Apple Loops like the one picture below are audio loops only and can only be used as audio regions on audio tracks. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Blue Apple Loops, as shown in the picture, are indeed audio loops that can only be used as audio regions on audio tracks. This means that they cannot be used as MIDI regions or any other type of track. Therefore, the statement "True" is correct.

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  • 3. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Green Apple Loops are audio loops that also contain the MIDI region and the channel strip settings used to produce them. The can be used as audio regions on audio tracks (like blue loops), or as MIDI regions on instruments tracks.

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  • 4. 

    By default, Logic Pro will open the last project you worked on when you start it the next time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This is true but can be changed by going to Logic Pro>Preferences>Global, then choose the startup action from the drop down.

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  • 5. 

    Any changes made under "Preferences".....

    • A.

      Only affect the current session you are working in.

    • 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

    Correct Answer
    B. Are global and affect any session you create in Logic.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that any changes made under "Preferences" are global and affect any session you create in Logic. This means that any modifications or adjustments made in the preferences settings will be applied to all future sessions in Logic, ensuring consistency and continuity in the user's workflow.

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  • 6. 

    Which area of the arrange window in the picture below has "key focus"?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    The area in "key focus" is always. illuminated.

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  • 7. 

    How do you change the tempo in Logic?

    • A.

      Tap the letter T

    • B.

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

    • C.

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

    • D.

      B & C

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. B & C
    Explanation
    To change the tempo in Logic, you can either click on the tempo in the transport and drag it up or down, or you can double click on the tempo in the transport and type in the desired tempo.

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  • 8. 

    Is the region in the picture below selected or deselected?

    • A.

      Deselected

    • B.

      Selected

    Correct Answer
    B. Selected
    Explanation
    The region in the picture below is selected because it is highlighted or outlined in some way, indicating that it has been chosen or activated.

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  • 9. 

    How do you deselect regions in the arrange window?

    • A.

      Click in the background of the arrange window

    • B.

      Double click the selected region

    • C.

      Press the space bar twice

    • D.

      Press Shift- Command- A

    • E.

      A & D

    Correct Answer
    E. A & D
    Explanation
    To deselect regions in the arrange window, you can either click in the background of the arrange window or press Shift-Command-A. Both options allow you to remove the selection from any selected regions, allowing you to work with other elements in the arrange window without affecting the selected regions.

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  • 10. 

    What is the green bar at the top of the arrange window below called?

    • A.

      Green apple loop

    • B.

      Auto punch area

    • C.

      Cycle area

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Cycle area
    Explanation
    The green bar at the top of the arrange window is called the Cycle area. This feature allows the user to define a specific section of the project to be looped continuously during playback. It is useful for practicing or working on a specific part of a project without having to manually repeat it. The Cycle area can be easily adjusted and customized to fit the desired section of the project.

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  • 11. 

    By default how many undo steps does logic have?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      100

    • C.

      80

    • D.

      30

    • E.

      50

    Correct Answer
    D. 30
    Explanation
    By default, Logic has 30 undo steps. This means that you can undo your actions up to 30 times in the software. Once you reach the 31st action, the oldest action will no longer be available to undo. This default setting helps to prevent excessive memory usage and allows users to easily backtrack and correct their actions within a reasonable number of steps.

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  • 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.

      Control + Option + V

    Correct Answer
    D. Control + Option
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Control + Option. This keyboard shortcut is used to activate the "Zoom Tool" in Logic. By pressing Control + Option, users can easily zoom in or out on the timeline or waveform display to get a closer or wider view of their project.

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  • 13. 

    The triangle at the top left corner of this region indicates what?

    • A.

      It is a looped region

    • B.

      It is a midi region

    • C.

      That the real region is to the right of this region

    • D.

      It is a take folder

    • E.

      It needs to be normalized

    Correct Answer
    D. It is a take folder
    Explanation
    The triangle at the top left corner of this region is called a discloser triangle, if you click on the triangle it will disclose the different takes inside the folder

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  • 14. 

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

    • A.

      Logic adds an apple loop to your arrangement

    • B.

      Logic adds reverb to the selected region

    • C.

      Logic brings up the create new track dialog box

    • D.

      Logic changes your global preferences

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Logic brings up the create new track dialog box
    Explanation
    When you click on the plus button in the arrange window Logic brings up the create new track dialog box allowing you to chose the type of track you want to create, audio, software instrument or external MIDI. You can also bring up the create new track dialog box by using the shortcut command + option + N

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  • 15. 

    What are the two punching methods for recording in Logic?

    • A.

      Punching on the fly & Automatic punching

    • B.

      Simulated punching & Punching on the fly

    • C.

      Simulated punching & Automatic punching

    • D.

      Automatic punching & Multi track punching

    • E.

      Cycle punching & Automatic punching

    Correct Answer
    A. Punching on the fly & Automatic punching
    Explanation
    Punching on the fly and automatic punching are the two methods for recording in Logic. Punching on the fly refers to the ability to start and stop recording at any point during playback without interrupting the flow. This method is useful for quickly capturing spontaneous ideas. On the other hand, automatic punching allows for precise and predetermined punching in and out points for recording. This method is commonly used for fixing mistakes or re-recording specific sections of a track. Both methods provide flexibility and control during the recording process in Logic.

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  • 16. 

    What are the different areas of the "Arrange Window"?

    • A.

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

    • B.

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

    • C.

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

    • D.

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

    • E.

      Sequence area, piano roll editor, & inspector

    Correct Answer
    B. Arrange area, editing area, toolbar, transport bar, inspector, & media or list area
    Explanation
    The different areas of the "Arrange Window" include the arrange area, which is where the musical arrangement is displayed and edited; the editing area, where detailed editing of individual tracks and regions takes place; the toolbar, which provides various tools and functions for editing and arranging; the transport bar, which controls playback and recording; the inspector, which provides detailed information and controls for selected tracks or regions; and the media or list area, where media files and lists of regions or tracks are displayed.

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  • 17. 

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

    • A.

      Recording is on hold

    • B.

      There are hidden tracks in your arrangement

    • C.

      A region in the arrange window is highlighted

    • D.

      The track you are making is hot

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. There are hidden tracks in your arrangement
    Explanation
    The orange button with the "H" in the middle of it at the top of the arrange window indicates that there are hidden tracks in your arrangement.

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  • 18. 

    What does the red button in the transport below do?

    • A.

      Moves the selected region up and the unselected regions down

    • B.

      Records incoming MIDI information only

    • C.

      Turns on punching on the fly

    • D.

      Turns on Auto Punch mode

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Turns on Auto Punch mode
    Explanation
    The red button in the transport turns on Auto Punch mode. This mode allows for automatic punching in and out of a specific region during recording. When Auto Punch mode is activated, the selected region will be recorded while the unselected regions will not be affected.

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  • 19. 

    The red bar in the in the ruler area in the picture below represents what?

    • A.

      The auto punch area

    • B.

      The cycle area

    • C.

      The total length of your song

    • D.

      The right and left locators

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. The auto punch area
    Explanation
    The red bar in the ruler area represents the auto punch area. This is a feature in music production software that allows the user to specify a specific section of the song where recording or playback will automatically start and stop. The red bar visually indicates this area on the ruler, making it easy for the user to see and adjust as needed.

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  • 20. 

    Any changes made under the "Settings menu"..........

    • A.

      Are global and affect any session you create in Logic.

    • B.

      Affect the setting in you Leopard operating system

    • C.

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

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Are local settings that only affect the current project, and are saved with the project.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that any changes made under the "Settings menu" are local settings that only affect the current project, and are saved with the project. This means that the changes made will not have any impact on other sessions or projects in Logic, and they will only apply to the specific project that is being worked on.

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  • 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

    Correct Answer
    D. Hold down command
    Explanation
    To access the tool on the right, you need to hold down the command key. Holding down control, the right click on your mouse, or option will not give you access to the tool. Therefore, the correct answer is to hold down command.

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  • 22. 

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

    • A.

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

    • B.

      Option-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

    Correct Answer
    A. Control-Shift as you drag the crossfade tool on the fade
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Control-Shift as you drag the crossfade tool on the fade. This shortcut allows the user to quickly access the tool to change a fade curve on an audio region. By holding down the Control and Shift keys while dragging the crossfade tool on the fade, the user can easily adjust the curve of the fade to their desired shape.

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  • 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.

      Command-P

    • B.

      Command-T

    • C.

      Control-Command-P

    • D.

      Press Esc twice

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. Press Esc twice
    Explanation
    Pressing Esc twice is the shortcut that allows you to quickly get back to the pointer tool when you change the left click tool away from it. This shortcut is a quick and convenient way to switch back to the default pointer tool without having to navigate through menus or use other keyboard shortcuts.

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  • 24. 

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

    • A.

      Control-Option-P

    • B.

      Command-Option-P

    • C.

      Command-Option-Z

    • D.

      Control-Option-Z

    • E.

      Command-Control-Z

    Correct Answer
    D. Control-Option-Z
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Control-Option-Z. This shortcut allows the user to zoom in on a selected region so that it fills the arrange area.

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  • 25. 

    What does the thin white vertical line going through the region on the picture below represent?

    • A.

      Where the region is split

    • B.

      The position of the regions anchor

    • C.

      The playhead cursor

    • D.

      A beat mapping marker

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. The position of the regions anchor
    Explanation
    The thin white vertical line going through the region represents the position of the region's anchor. The anchor point is a reference point that determines the position and orientation of the region. By indicating the location of the anchor, the line helps to accurately position and align the region within the picture.

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  • 26. 

    Any edit done to a region in Logic is destructive.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that any edit done to a region in Logic is destructive. However, this is not true. In Logic, edits can be made to a region without permanently altering or destroying the original content. Edits can be undone or modified at any time, allowing for non-destructive editing in Logic.

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  • 27. 

    A comp take (composite take) is a track that is made up of multiple takes of a section of recorded audio.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A comp take, also known as a composite take, is a track that combines multiple takes of a section of recorded audio. This allows the producer or engineer to select the best parts from each take and create a final, polished version of the audio. By using comp takes, any mistakes or imperfections from individual takes can be corrected or eliminated, resulting in a higher quality recording. Therefore, the statement "A comp take is a track that is made up of multiple takes of a section of recorded audio" is true.

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  • 28. 

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

    • A.

      Double click on the region

    • B.

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

    • C.

      A & B

    • D.

      Click the down arrow at the top right of the region

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. A & B
    Explanation
    To open a region that is a take folder, you can either double click on the region or click the disclosure triangle in the top left corner of the region. Both options, A and B, are correct ways to open the take folder region.

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  • 29. 

    How do you access this tool to input midi information in your arrangement?

    • A.

      Shift-Return

    • B.

      Press the Caps Lock key

    • C.

      Control-Shift-K

    • D.

      Command-Control-P

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Press the Caps Lock key
    Explanation
    Pressing the Caps Lock key allows you to access the tool for inputting MIDI information in your arrangement. This key is typically used to toggle the keyboard into a mode where it can be used to play virtual instruments or input MIDI notes in a DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). By pressing the Caps Lock key, you can activate this functionality and start inputting MIDI information using your computer keyboard.

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  • 30. 

    It is not possible to set a default quantization level in Logic Pro.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Logic Pro is a digital audio workstation that allows users to adjust the quantization level, which is the degree of precision in aligning musical notes to the grid. Therefore, it is indeed possible to set a default quantization level in Logic Pro. Hence, the correct answer is False.

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  • 31. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This is the default setting but it can be changed by going into the recording settings in the MIDI area and select your setting from the "Overlapping recordings" pop up menu

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  • 32. 

    You can create take folders when recording MIDI regions in cycle record mode.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This is not a default setting but you can change to this setting under File> Project Settings> Recordings

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  • 33. 

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

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    MIDI take folders cannot be comped in the same way as audio take folders. While audio take folders allow for the selection and combination of different takes to create a composite track, MIDI take folders do not have this functionality. MIDI take folders typically only display the most recently recorded take, without the ability to easily select and combine multiple takes. Therefore, the statement that MIDI take folders can be comped in the same way as audio take folders is false.

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  • 34. 

    How do you access this tool?

    • A.

      Options > Step Input Keyboard

    • B.

      File > Project Settings > Step Input Keyboard

    • C.

      Edit > Regions > Step Input Keyboard

    • D.

      Options > Audio > Step Input Keyboard

    Correct Answer
    A. Options > Step Input Keyboard
    Explanation
    To access this tool, you need to go to the "Options" menu and then select "Step Input Keyboard". This option allows you to access the step input keyboard tool.

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  • 35. 

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

    • A.

      External MIDI mode

    • B.

      Rewire mode

    • C.

      Step Input mode

    • D.

      Cycle mode

    • E.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Step Input mode
    Explanation
    Clicking the red "MIDI in" button in the piano roll editor activates the Step Input mode in Logic Pro. This mode allows users to manually input MIDI notes one at a time, which can be useful for creating precise and intricate musical patterns.

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