Rmhs Music Technology Class- Recording Practice Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 72

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Music Technology Quizzes & Trivia

This is a practice quiz assessing knowledge of basic recording concepts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe how a dynamic microphone works.
  • 2. 
    Explain how a condenser microphone works.
  • 3. 
    Why is having a flat frequency response a good characteristic for recording?
  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a pickup pattern.
    • A. 

      Omnidirectional

    • B. 

      Bi-directional

    • C. 

      Cardioid

    • D. 

      Hypocardioid

    • E. 

      Supercardioid

  • 5. 
    The 3 types of microphone designs discussed in class are:
  • 6. 
    Which of the following microphone designs is better for recording at a distance?
    • A. 

      Ribbon

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Condenser

    • D. 

      Shotgun

  • 7. 
    A microphone's ability to respond to rapidly changing sound waves is called...
  • 8. 
    When a microphone's diaphragm is pointed directly at the sound source, it is said to be... 
  • 9. 
    Which is NOT a characteristic of a dynamic microphone?
    • A. 

      Good for recording drums

    • B. 

      Used with PA systems

    • C. 

      Fragile

    • D. 

      Good for recording vocals

    • E. 

      Durable

  • 10. 
    What microphone design needs either batteries or phantom power to function?
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