Media Arts Rules, Vocabulary & Technique Test

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  • 1. 
    This type of shot is good for showing dialogue between two characters:
    • A. 

      Over the Shoulder Shot

    • B. 

      Dialogue Shot

    • C. 

      Long Shot

    • D. 

      Worm's-eye-view shot

    • E. 

      Worm's-eye-view shot

    • F. 

      Close-up shot

    • G. 

      Reaction shot

  • 2. 
    This type of shot usually shows an emotion on an actor's face, using a close-up.
    • A. 

      Reduction shot

    • B. 

      Reaction shot

    • C. 

      Radiation shot

    • D. 

      Reactionary shot

  • 3. 
    Complete this statement:  An "Over-the-Shoulder Shot" ...
    • A. 

      Is best for filming a dialogue or conversation.

    • B. 

      Is best for showing characterization.

    • C. 

      Is best for showing a character's reaction to something.

    • D. 

      Is best for establishing the main character(s).

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank: A _______________ is sandwiched between two shots of the main action.
    • A. 

      Point of View Shot.

    • B. 

      Point of Reaction Shot.

    • C. 

      Reaction shot.

    • D. 

      Point of Contention Shot.

    • E. 

      Cut-away

    • F. 

      Reactive Shot

  • 5. 
    The following item is NOT a true example of media arts technique:
    • A. 

      Panning

    • B. 

      Dollying

    • C. 

      Chortling

    • D. 

      Tilting

  • 6. 
    What must you have before you can leave Mr. Gilley's sight?
    • A. 

      a signed hall-pass

    • B. 

      a camera in your hand

    • C. 

      have express permission

    • D. 

      pass this test

    • E. 

      a clipboard

    • F. 

      expression of regret

    • G. 

      write your name and group members' names on the clipboard

    • H. 

      the right to film a movie

    • I. 

      a film crew with neckstraps around their necks

  • 7. 
    Participating in Media Arts class is...
    • A. 

      A liberty.

    • B. 

      A right.

    • C. 

      A privilege.

    • D. 

      An elective.

  • 8. 
    Jump-cuts are...
    • A. 

      Worth three points instead of two.

    • B. 

      Examples of poor technique and should be avoided.

    • C. 

      Shots sandwiched between cut-away shots.

    • D. 

      Can be used to make a character look large and powerful.

    • E. 

      Are good for showing motion and movement.

  • 9. 
    What is the most important behavioral rule, and describe a hypothetical situation in which you avoid breaking this rule.   For example: "You are filming a scene in which a kid gets violently ill in the hallway, and makes a considerable amount of noise.  You look around and suddenly notice that you are filming next to a classroom, and the classroom door is open.  There is a full class in session, and everyone is looking at you and your film crew.  The teacher has noticed you and is walking towards you with a determined look on her face. What do you do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO?!?! NOTE: This answer will not affect your immediate grade report until I have a chance to read and grade your answer.
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