Lighting: Stage Tech 1

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In any stage set up, we have different sections of concern, which require different forms of expertise. Lighting is one of the essential ones and the lighting: stage tech 1 quiz below has more on this. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are the three types of lights?

    • A.

      Ellipsoidal

    • B.

      Parabolic

    • C.

      Concave

    • D.

      Spherical

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Ellipsoidal
    B. Parabolic
    D. Spherical
    Explanation
    Ellipsoidal, parabolic, and spherical is correct!

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  • 2. 

    What is a lens system?

    Correct Answer(s)
    is a combination of the reflector, lense and lamp. the lamp produces the light which is hten refocused by the reflector and lense.
  • 3. 

    What is Ohms?

    • A.

      Work

    • B.

      Resistance

    • C.

      Current

    • D.

      Potential pressure

    Correct Answer
    B. Resistance
    Explanation
    Ohms is a unit of measurement used to quantify electrical resistance. Resistance refers to the opposition that an electrical circuit or component offers to the flow of electric current. It is measured in ohms and determines how much current will flow through a circuit for a given voltage. Therefore, the correct answer is resistance.

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  • 4. 

    What is wattage?

    • A.

      Work

    • B.

      Current

    • C.

      Potential pressure

    • D.

      Resistance

    Correct Answer
    A. Work
    Explanation
    Wattage refers to the rate at which work is done or energy is consumed or produced. It is a measure of the power used by an electrical device or system. The unit of wattage is watts, which is equal to one joule of energy per second. Therefore, the correct answer is "work" because wattage is directly related to the amount of work being done or the energy being transferred or transformed.

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  • 5. 

    What is amps?

    • A.

      Potential pressure

    • B.

      Work

    • C.

      Current

    • D.

      Resistance

    Correct Answer
    C. Current
    Explanation
    Amps, short for amperes, is a unit used to measure electric current. Current refers to the flow of electric charge in a circuit. It is the rate at which electric charges pass through a given point in a conductor. The higher the current, the greater the amount of charge flowing per unit of time. Therefore, the correct answer is "current" as it accurately defines what amps represent in the context of electricity.

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  • 6. 

    What is voltage? 

    • A.

      Potential pressure

    • B.

      Work

    • C.

      Resistance

    • D.

      Current

    Correct Answer
    A. Potential pressure
    Explanation
    Voltage is a measure of the potential pressure or difference in electric potential energy between two points in an electric circuit. It represents the force that pushes electric charges through a conductor, causing electric current to flow. Voltage is often referred to as potential pressure because it is similar to the pressure in a fluid system that causes the fluid to flow.

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  • 7. 

    What is an alternating current?

    • A.

      One that moves back and forth

    • B.

      A change in current

    • C.

      Moves from positive to negative

    • D.

      Moves negative to positive

    Correct Answer
    B. A change in current
    Explanation
    Alternating current refers to a type of electrical current that constantly changes direction. It moves back and forth, oscillating between positive and negative directions. This change in current is what distinguishes alternating current from direct current, which flows only in one direction.

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  • 8. 

    What is a direct current?

    • A.

      One that moves negative to positive

    • B.

      One that moves positive to negative

    • C.

      One that hits the direct source of power

    • D.

      One that goes back and forth

    Correct Answer
    A. One that moves negative to positive
    Explanation
    Direct current (DC) is a type of electric current that flows in only one direction. In a direct current, the flow of electrons is from the negative terminal to the positive terminal. This is in contrast to alternating current (AC), where the flow of electrons constantly changes direction. Therefore, the correct answer is "One that moves negative to positive" as it accurately describes the direction of the current flow in a direct current.

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  • 9. 

    What is the state used to remember the W/v a formula?

    Correct Answer
    West Virginia
  • 10. 

    Find Watts:3-12 amps

    Correct Answer
    3600
  • 11. 

    Find watts:4-8 amps 

    Correct Answer
    3200
  • 12. 

    Find watts:7-6 amps 

    Correct Answer
    4200
    Explanation
    The given question is asking to find the watts when the amps are 7-6. The answer is 4200.

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  • 13. 

    Find amperage:5-150watts

    Correct Answer
    7.5
    Explanation
    The given information states "find amperage: 5-150 watts" and the answer provided is "7.5". Since the question is incomplete and does not provide any context or further details, it is difficult to determine the exact meaning or intention behind it. However, one possible interpretation could be that the question is asking for the amperage corresponding to a power range of 5-150 watts, and the answer "7.5" represents the amperage value for that power range.

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  • 14. 

    Find amperage:7-120watts

    Correct Answer
    8.4
    Explanation
    The given information states "find amperage: 7-120 watts" and then provides the value "8.4". This suggests that the amperage being referred to is 8.4 amps. The range of 7-120 watts is likely the power rating of the device or circuit for which the amperage is being calculated.

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  • 15. 

    Find Amperage 4-30watts

    Correct Answer
    1.2
  • 16. 

    What is a cut list?

    • A.

      A lis of the materials you cut from using the show

    • B.

      A list of every gel to be used on every fixture

    • C.

      A list of measurements on how to cut gels

    • D.

      A list of cuts you got during your show process

    Correct Answer
    B. A list of every gel to be used on every fixture
    Explanation
    A cut list is a list of every gel to be used on every fixture. Gels are colored filters that are used in stage lighting to create different effects and colors. The cut list helps in organizing and planning the use of gels by specifying which gel should be used on each fixture. This ensures that the correct gels are used in the right places, allowing for precise and consistent lighting design during a show.

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  • 17. 

    An instrument schedule is a form used to record all of the technical data about each instrument used in the production, also known as a hookup sheet.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    An instrument schedule is a document that contains detailed information about each instrument used in a production, including technical data. It serves as a record of all the instruments and their specifications, allowing for easy reference and organization. Additionally, it is also referred to as a hookup sheet, which further emphasizes its purpose in recording the technical aspects of the instruments. Therefore, the statement that an instrument schedule is a form used to record all of the technical data about each instrument used in the production is true.

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  • 18. 

    What does a dimmer do? 

    • A.

      Dims the lights

    • B.

      A device used to control the amount of light

    • C.

      A device that stops light

    • D.

      A device that gives light

    Correct Answer
    B. A device used to control the amount of light
    Explanation
    A dimmer is a device used to control the amount of light. It allows users to adjust the brightness of a light source by increasing or decreasing the voltage supplied to it. By doing so, the intensity of the light can be adjusted to create different atmospheres or meet specific lighting needs.

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  • 19. 

    First electric is a pipe that hangs off stage

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    first electric is a pipe that hangs onstage close to the proscenium

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  • 20. 

    Which of the following is a gate accessory?

    • A.

      Yolk

    • B.

      Barn doors

    • C.

      Dimmer

    • D.

      Gobo

    Correct Answer
    D. Gobo
    Explanation
    A gobo is a gate accessory used in lighting fixtures. It is a thin metal or glass plate with a pattern or design cut into it. When placed in front of a light source, it creates a patterned or textured effect by blocking or shaping the light. Barn doors, dimmers, and yolks are not gate accessories. Barn doors are used to control the direction of light, dimmers are used to adjust the intensity of light, and yolks are used to mount lighting fixtures.

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  • 21. 

    What is a beam designation used with?

    • A.

      Gobo's

    • B.

      srs's spherical reflector spots

    • C.

      Ers's ellipsoidal reflector spot

    • D.

      prs's parabolic reflector spot

    Correct Answer
    C. Ers's ellipsoidal reflector spot
    Explanation
    The beam designation is used with Ers's ellipsoidal reflector spot. This suggests that the beam designation is a term or code used to classify or describe the type of beam produced by this specific type of lighting fixture. It is likely that different beam designations correspond to different beam angles, shapes, or qualities, allowing users to easily identify and select the desired beam characteristics for their lighting needs.

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  • 22. 

    What is a color media 

    • A.

      Color wheel

    • B.

      Gel

    • C.

      Cyan

    • D.

      Magenta

    Correct Answer
    B. Gel
    Explanation
    A color media refers to a material or substance that is used to alter or enhance the color of light. In this context, a gel is a type of color media commonly used in photography, film, and stage lighting. Gels are transparent sheets made of colored polyester or polycarbonate that are placed in front of a light source to change the color of the light emitted. They come in various colors, including cyan and magenta, and are widely used to create different lighting effects and moods in visual productions.

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  • 23. 

    What is a focus area?

    • A.

      Area where the light should be focused, that will correspond with the same letter identifies a specific lighting area on the plot

    • B.

      Area where light should be focused

    • C.

      Area that wants to be focused and isn't

    • D.

      Area that doesn't care if it is focused or not

    Correct Answer
    A. Area where the light should be focused, that will correspond with the same letter identifies a specific lighting area on the plot
    Explanation
    A focus area refers to an area where the light should be concentrated or directed. In the context of lighting design for a plot, it is an area that is designated for focused lighting, and it is identified by a specific letter.

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  • 24. 

    Hanging cards are cards that you hang from the celing with numbers on them that determine the position of the lighting instrument/

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A hanging card is a section of the lighting plot that is handed out to show where a small section of lighting instruments belong

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  • 25. 

    What is a channel?

    • A.

      A channel is something you watch on tv, usually disney channel

    • B.

      Shows the assigned channel for the instrument( how light board controls light)

    • C.

      The button you press to make the lights change

    • D.

      A electrical outlet that is numbered to know what light should be plugged in where

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A channel is something you watch on tv, usually disney channel
    B. Shows the assigned channel for the instrument( how light board controls light)
    Explanation
    In this context, a channel refers to two different things. Firstly, it is something that you watch on TV, typically referring to specific TV networks like Disney Channel. Secondly, it also refers to the assigned channel for an instrument, specifically in the context of how a light board controls light. This means that the correct answer encompasses both meanings of the term "channel" in this particular scenario.

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  • 26. 

    What is a circuit dimmer number?

    • A.

      A boring number that has nothing to do with what we are talking about

    • B.

      A broken circuit that you can no longer use

    • C.

      The number that the light is

    • D.

      Identifies the stage circuit into which instrument should be plugged in

    Correct Answer
    D. Identifies the stage circuit into which instrument should be plugged in
    Explanation
    A circuit dimmer number refers to a number that identifies the stage circuit into which an instrument should be plugged in. This number helps to ensure that each instrument is connected to the correct circuit and can be controlled or adjusted accordingly. It is not a boring number or a broken circuit, but rather a useful identifier in stage setups.

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  • 27. 

    What is a lighting section?

    • A.

      A top view scaled drawing that show the position of lighting equipment in relation to set and physical structure

    • B.

      Side views scaled drawing that shows the position of lighting equipment in relation to set and physical structure

    • C.

      A section of lights that must be tested before each show

    • D.

      A section of lights that can't be seen by the audience

    Correct Answer
    B. Side views scaled drawing that shows the position of lighting equipment in relation to set and physical structure
    Explanation
    A lighting section is a side view scaled drawing that shows the position of lighting equipment in relation to the set and physical structure. This drawing helps in planning and implementing the placement of lights for a performance or event. It provides a visual representation of how the lighting equipment will be positioned and how it will interact with the set and physical structure. This allows the lighting designer to effectively design and execute the lighting design for the production.

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  • 28. 

    What is a light plot?

    • A.

      A map

    • B.

      Scaled drawing that indicates where lighting instruments should be placed, side view

    • C.

      A light that plots against its arch nemesis

    • D.

      A scaled drawing that indicates where the lighting instrument should be placed, top view

    Correct Answer
    D. A scaled drawing that indicates where the lighting instrument should be placed, top view
    Explanation
    A light plot is a scaled drawing that provides a top view of where the lighting instruments should be placed. It helps the lighting designer and technicians to determine the exact locations for hanging and focusing the lights in a performance space. This drawing includes details such as the type of lighting fixtures, their positions, and any other necessary information for the lighting setup.

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  • 29. 

    What is a focal point?

    Correct Answer
    the point at which light rays meet again after passing through a lense or reflecting.
    Explanation
    The focal point refers to the point where light rays converge after passing through a lens or reflecting off a surface. This convergence of light rays is a result of the lens or reflecting surface's ability to bend or focus the light. At the focal point, the light rays come together, creating a focused image or a point of maximum intensity. The focal point is an essential concept in optics and is utilized in various optical systems such as cameras, telescopes, and microscopes.

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  • 30. 

    What type of lenses are there? 

    • A.

      Concave

    • B.

      Parabolic

    • C.

      Convex

    • D.

      Reflector

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Concave
    C. Convex
    Explanation
    The correct answer is concave and convex. Concave lenses are thinner in the middle and thicker at the edges, causing light rays to diverge. They are used to correct nearsightedness and are commonly found in glasses. Convex lenses, on the other hand, are thicker in the middle and thinner at the edges, causing light rays to converge. They are used to correct farsightedness and are also found in glasses. Both types of lenses have different properties and applications in optics.

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  • 31. 

    Name at least 4 parts of an ellipsoidal reflector spot.

    Correct Answer(s)
    focus knob, shutter, lense,lens train in soft focus pos, focal point, lamp, lamp base, gel frame holder, instrument housing, ellipsoidal reflector, filament of lamp, pin connector,
    Explanation
    The ellipsoidal reflector spot consists of several parts including a focus knob, shutter, lens, lens train in soft focus position, focal point, lamp, lamp base, gel frame holder, instrument housing, ellipsoidal reflector, filament of lamp, and pin connector. These components work together to control the focus, intensity, and direction of the light emitted by the spot. The focus knob allows for adjusting the sharpness of the beam, while the shutter controls the shape and size of the beam. The lens and lens train help in achieving the desired soft focus effect. The lamp, lamp base, and filament provide the light source, while the gel frame holder allows for adding color filters. The instrument housing houses all the components, and the ellipsoidal reflector helps in shaping and directing the light beam. The pin connector ensures proper electrical connection.

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  • 32. 

    Name at least 4 parts of a fresnel spotlight.

    Correct Answer(s)
    pin connector, ins't cable, reflector, heat vents, yoke, lamp, fresnel lens,gel frame holder,lamp and base in flood, focus knob, lamp base,
    Explanation
    This question asks for at least four parts of a fresnel spotlight. The given answer includes the following parts: pin connector, ins't cable, reflector, heat vents, yoke, lamp, fresnel lens, gel frame holder, lamp and base in flood, focus knob, and lamp base. These components are commonly found in a fresnel spotlight and are essential for its functioning.

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  • 33. 

    BONUS QUESTION: IF YOU GET THIS RIGHT YOU ROCKWHAT YEAR WAS ABBEYS FAVORITE DISNEY MOVIE MADE 

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    B. 1992
    Explanation
    ITS ALADDIN SO IT '92!

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