A Basic Quiz On Broadcast! Trivia

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A basic quiz on broadcast trivia! Broadcasting is the transmission of audio and visual messages over devices by using radio frequencies. How skilled are you when it comes to bandwidth connections and sampling rates as well. This quiz is designed to not only test what you know but add to what you know. Do check it out and read more on what you get wrong. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Volume Units are measured at what level?
    • A. 

      0 Vu

    • B. 

      4+ dBU

    • C. 

      -3 dBFS

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    Interlaced scans line 1, line 2, line 3, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Modulation is when you eliminate or combine redundant data to fit the bandwidth limitations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the max white level for a Digital waveform monitor? 
    • A. 

      700 Mv

    • B. 

      100 IRE

    • C. 

      7.5 Mv

    • D. 

      0 IRE

  • 5. 
    What 3 are the correct sampling rates?
    • A. 

      4:4:4

    • B. 

      4:2:0

    • C. 

      4:3:0

    • D. 

      4:2:2

    • E. 

      2:3:4

    • F. 

      4:4:1

  • 6. 
    An SDI connecter is used for the consumer only.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Surround sound has 6 channels of audio. What are they?
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      L

    • C. 

      R

    • D. 

      RR

    • E. 

      LR

    • F. 

      LFE

    • G. 

      R2

    • H. 

      LE

    • I. 

      RE

  • 8. 
    CMOS is used in broadcast cameras.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The aspect ratio for the ATSC HD video is
    • A. 

      16x9

    • B. 

      4x3

    • C. 

      8x11

    • D. 

      5x1

  • 10. 
    Video encoding Analog component notated originally as Y Cb Cr
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    AC stands for
  • 12. 
    DC is
  • 13. 
    Balanced audio has 3 wires. What are they called?
    • A. 

      Red, blue, green

    • B. 

      Balanced, unbalanced, balanced

    • C. 

      Signal, Signal, Ground

    • D. 

      Cable, XLR, RGA

  • 14. 
    Color bars only measure hue and saturation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    A diamond display is a pure black when vertical white lines are in on both diamonds.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Drop frame timecode
    • A. 

      Skips the first 2 frames every minute

    • B. 

      Doesn't skip on the 10's

    • C. 

      Uses ;

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    How is timecode represented?
    • A. 

      M:H:S:R

    • B. 

      H:M:S:F

    • C. 

      S:H:M:F

    • D. 

      A:B:C:D

  • 18. 
    Humans can hear up to
    • A. 

      20 Herts

    • B. 

      20 kHerts

    • C. 

      30, 000 Herts

    • D. 

      200 kHerts

  • 19. 
    What is the frames per second for color television?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      29.97

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      300

  • 20. 
    DBU is measured at 
    • A. 

      -6 dBFS

    • B. 

      0 VU

    • C. 

      +4 dBU

    • D. 

      66

  • 21. 
    What is the most important part when building a mix?
    • A. 

      Equalizer

    • B. 

      Input Gain

    • C. 

      Microphones

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 22. 
    What does a prism block do?
    • A. 

      Reflects light into the camera

    • B. 

      Splits the light entering the lens into 3 primary colours so it can be captured by an image sensor

    • C. 

      Creates HD video

    • D. 

      Blocks the prisms

  • 23. 
    Name 3 ATSC video formats.
    • A. 

      900

    • B. 

      1080I

    • C. 

      720p

    • D. 

      3200

    • E. 

      4k

    • F. 

      1

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