1014 Mod 4 Review Sound For Picture

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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  • 1. 
    What is an OMF used for
    • A. 

      To dial up a studio in another city

    • B. 

      Optional mix features when doing post in pro tools

    • C. 

      To transfer files between editing applications at their original time code positions

    • D. 

      To measure sound pressure when calibrating an audio suite

  • 2. 
    What does the M & E version stand for
    • A. 

      Music and effects

    • B. 

      Motion and editing

    • C. 

      Mix and edit

    • D. 

      MIDI and EQ

  • 3. 
    What is foley
    • A. 

      When you listen back to the returns of your headphone mix

    • B. 

      Positioning takes after recording ADR

    • C. 

      Another name for FX editing

    • D. 

      The art of recreating sound fx synced to picture

  • 4. 
    What does the sound effect known as walls sound like
    • A. 

      A loud wailing siren

    • B. 

      A crowd of people interacting

    • C. 

      A cartoony horn sound

    • D. 

      High impact sounds

  • 5. 
    How many frames are in a second of film
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      29.97

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      25

  • 6. 
    Which is the correct timecode for the two pop of reel 2
    • A. 

      01:59:58:00

    • B. 

      00:59:58:00

    • C. 

      00:03:12:00

    • D. 

      01:00:00:00

  • 7. 
    Voice actors do a lot of takes in order to 
    • A. 

      Finally get a perfect take of the full read at one time

    • B. 

      Record the best lines of each take to make an edited version of the read

    • C. 

      Make their voices sound deeper for the spot

    • D. 

      See how many voice imitations they can do

  • 8. 
    Which is the correct format for a dolby digital mix
    • A. 

      5.0

    • B. 

      7.1

    • C. 

      5.1

    • D. 

      2.1

  • 9. 
    Why is room tone important
    • A. 

      To maintain ambience continuity between the source dialogue and ADR

    • B. 

      So that no outside noise interferes with the source audio

    • C. 

      To bring color to the scene

    • D. 

      Because you need pristine silence for soundtracks

  • 10. 
    The process through which filmm is transferred to video is called
    • A. 

      Telecine

    • B. 

      EDL

    • C. 

      Spotting

    • D. 

      Printmaster

  • 11. 
    The process through which audio is slowed down to match the NTSC speed video is called
    • A. 

      Pulldown

    • B. 

      Resolving

    • C. 

      Knock-down

    • D. 

      Re-syncing

  • 12. 
    When is drop frame time code most frequently used
    • A. 

      To sync up with MIDI time code

    • B. 

      When sound effects need to be placed at an exact frame

    • C. 

      To compensate out of sync drifting over time by dropping 2 frame numbers every minute

    • D. 

      When working with pal

  • 13. 
    What is a commonly used item for creating the "footsteps on grass" effect in Foley
    • A. 

      Shredded cloth

    • B. 

      Analog cassette tape

    • C. 

      Egg shells

    • D. 

      Furry slippers

  • 14. 
    What is slate information used for
    • A. 

      To create solid surface effects in foley

    • B. 

      To give details about an SPL reading

    • C. 

      To give details about a given scene, spot, or production

    • D. 

      To denote the end of the take

  • 15. 
    What is the primary reason behind making splits
    • A. 

      For more easily created recuts of the production as in trailers or promo spots

    • B. 

      For easily making foreign distributed versions of the production

    • C. 

      For archival purposes

    • D. 

      To recreate the mix by placing elements at unity gain

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is true
    • A. 

      Television broadcasts are mixed with a great deal of dynamic range

    • B. 

      Film typically has little dynamic range

    • C. 

      Film is highly dynamic in range

    • D. 

      Documentaries are delivered in pro logic II format

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is typically NOT present at the final mix
    • A. 

      Production sound mixer

    • B. 

      Dialogue editor

    • C. 

      Film director

    • D. 

      Re recording sound mixer

  • 18. 
    The rustle track and other sync to picture sounds would be recorded by which person/persons
    • A. 

      Fx editor and sound designer

    • B. 

      Foley artist and foley recordist

    • C. 

      Re recording mixer

    • D. 

      Foley mixer and fx mixer

  • 19. 
    About how far from the talent do you place the microphone when mic-ing for ADR
    • A. 

      2-3 feet

    • B. 

      4-6 feet

    • C. 

      Slightly off axis

    • D. 

      6 inches

  • 20. 
    When would you use a mono ambience instead of a stereo ambience
    • A. 

      Because a stereo ambience is not available

    • B. 

      To add depth to a scene

    • C. 

      To allow for panning

    • D. 

      Because its easier to mix

  • 21. 
    What is a shotgun mic's pickup patter
    • A. 

      Cardioid

    • B. 

      Hyper cardioid

    • C. 

      Bi-directional

    • D. 

      Omni directional

  • 22. 
    What is the purpose of dialogue editing
    • A. 

      To remove extraneous noises

    • B. 

      All of the other choices

    • C. 

      To keep room tone consistent

    • D. 

      Replacing off axis dialogue with better sounding, alternate takes (including ADR)

  • 23. 
    What is the standard NTSC video frame rate
    • A. 

      25 fps

    • B. 

      30 fps

    • C. 

      29.97 fps

    • D. 

      24 fps

  • 24. 
    What is the difference between film speed and NTSC speed
    • A. 

      4%

    • B. 

      1%

    • C. 

      .4%

    • D. 

      .1%

  • 25. 
    What are bars and tone used for
    • A. 

      Slate information

    • B. 

      Calibration of audio and video monitoring

    • C. 

      Bars are used to calibrate tones

    • D. 

      To note the 59 minute mark

  • 26. 
    Movies are normally mixed to speakers calibrated at 
    • A. 

      78 dB SPL

    • B. 

      87 dB SPL

    • C. 

      85 dB SPL

    • D. 

      92 dB SPL

  • 27. 
    Another term for ADR is
    • A. 

      Lining

    • B. 

      Loop setting

    • C. 

      Fruity loops

    • D. 

      Looping

  • 28. 
    A scene in a film depicts a car interior.  the music playing on the car radio is an example of
    • A. 

      Production music

    • B. 

      Diagetic music

    • C. 

      Sound fx

    • D. 

      Displaced diagetics

  • 29. 
    On location the cinematographer and production sound mixer plot the movement of cameras, actors, and microphones.  This rehearsal process is referred to as
    • A. 

      Blocking

    • B. 

      Slating

    • C. 

      Spotting

    • D. 

      Plotting

  • 30. 
    A wild take is
    • A. 

      On a soundstage

    • B. 

      Any kind of non sync recording

    • C. 

      Time code recorded in video signal

    • D. 

      A type of edit