How Well You Know About Podcasting? Quiz

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How Well You Know About Podcasting? Quiz

How well you know about podcasting quiz. Podcasts are becoming a common thing in the world today where more and more people are recording their audio broadcasts to share over the internet over various topics. A podcast may have one or more hosts and can either be scripted or improvised. There are a lot of people who don’t have some basic information on the podcast, and this quiz is the best test to teach them some more. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Based on what we discussed in class, what does the term PODCAST come from? 
    • A. 

      Publishing Over Data and Creating Avenues for Special Telecasts

    • B. 

      Portable On Demand broadCAST

    • C. 

      Private Or Digital Calculation At Stations of Time

    • D. 

      Prepare Our Digital Creation And Start Talking

  • 2. 
    What are the 3 TYPES OF PODCASTS?
    • A. 

      Enhanced Podcast, Video Podcast, Modcast

    • B. 

      Podcast, Enhanced Podcast, Video Podcast

    • C. 

      Podcasters, Modcasts, Mobilecasts

    • D. 

      KafkaKast, Enhanced Podcast, FPWildCAST

  • 3. 
    In the simplest of forms, what is a PODCAST?
    • A. 

      Just a straight audio piece with no visuals

    • B. 

      A recording with still pictures

    • C. 

      A short video recording

    • D. 

      A combination of pictures and video

  • 4. 
    What is an ENHANCED PODCAST?
    • A. 

      A sound recording where all the sound levels are pushed up or enhanced

    • B. 

      A really, really good podcast…better than just a normal podcast

    • C. 

      A podcast where you have a special guest

    • D. 

      A recording of audio with still pictures, kind of like a slideshow

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are ways to find podcasts?
    • A. 

      Do a search in a search engine like Google or Yahoo

    • B. 

      Search the iTunes store Podcast section

    • C. 

      Use a Podcast search site like podnova.com or podcastalley.com

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What is the first “p” of Production in the process we talked about related to podcasting?
    • A. 

      Pre-Production

    • B. 

      Production

    • C. 

      Portability

    • D. 

      Paternity

  • 7. 
    Which of the following occurs during PRE-PRODUCTION?
    • A. 

      Writing your script

    • B. 

      Recording your podcast

    • C. 

      Putting in sound effects

    • D. 

      Putting your podcast on the web

  • 8. 
    Which of the following could occur during the PRODUCTION phase of podcasting?
    • A. 

      Sitting down and recording an interview with a guest

    • B. 

      Exporting the finished podcast with all sound effects included

    • C. 

      Calling or emailing your guest to find a good time to meet

    • D. 

      Sending the link of your published podcast to all your friends to listen to

  • 9. 
    Which of the following occurs during POST-PRODUCTION?
    • A. 

      Uploading your podcast to a website so it’s online

    • B. 

      Testing your equipment to make sure your microphone works correctly

    • C. 

      Asking questions to a person you are interviewing for your podcast

    • D. 

      Adding sound effects like music and sound stingers to your podcast

  • 10. 
    Which of the following occurs during PUBLISHING?
    • A. 

      Uploading your podcast to a website so it’s online

    • B. 

      Interviewing your guest

    • C. 

      Adding background music to your podcast

    • D. 

      Setting your microphone correctly in the System Preferences area

  • 11. 
    Which of the following best completes this sentence:   A good SCRIPT WRITING tip is to...
    • A. 

      ...avoid repeating the same words too often.

    • B. 

      ...make things all fancy sounding so you sound intelligent.

    • C. 

      ...don't check your sources.

    • D. 

      ...write really long sentences and use AND and SO a lot.

  • 12. 
    The average person speaks at a rate of about...
    • A. 

      ...19 words per second

    • B. 

      ... 3 words per second

    • C. 

      ... 3 words per minute

    • D. 

      ... 10 words per second

  • 13. 
    Which of the following groups is a good example of some things that are considered New Media?
    • A. 

      Blogs, wikis, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook

    • B. 

      TV, radio, newspaper, print

    • C. 

      Magazines, newspaper, library cards

    • D. 

      TV, YouTube, Radio, Internet Radio

  • 14. 
    Which statement best explains what New Media is
    • A. 

      New stuff like TV and radio.

    • B. 

      New internet signals that produce more power.

    • C. 

      New ways that messages go from one person to another.

    • D. 

      The ways in which a podcast is created and edited.

  • 15. 
    What kind of port do you plug your class microphone headset into?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      Power

    • C. 

      Firewire

    • D. 

      Display

  • 16. 
    The only way to listen to a podcast is on an iPod.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a way you can listen to a podcast?
    • A. 

      Straight from the website you found the podcast on.

    • B. 

      Download the podcast and put it on your iPod or MP3 player.

    • C. 

      Download the podcast and listen to it in iTunes.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the most popular "aggregator" when it comes to finding and downloading podcasts?
    • A. 

      Juice

    • B. 

      Zune HD

    • C. 

      ITunes

    • D. 

      Pod-o-matic

  • 19. 
    A podcast can be as short or as long as you want to make it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the program we are using in class to create a podcast?
    • A. 

      Podcastomatic

    • B. 

      GarageBand

    • C. 

      GaragePro

    • D. 

      Audacity

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is a good tip when reading your script?
    • A. 

      Sound like you are reading.

    • B. 

      Put a lot of popping sounds in your speech.

    • C. 

      Make sure your sound meter is SPIKING really high when you talk.

    • D. 

      Try to sound conversational and like you aren't reading a script.

  • 22. 
    When you plug in your microphone to the computer, what is the FIRST thing you should go to make sure the microphone is working correctly?
    • A. 

      Go to SYSTEM PREFERENCES then SOUND and set your OUTPUT and INPUT.

    • B. 

      Go to GARAGEBAND then start recording.

    • C. 

      Turn up the volume on your headset.

    • D. 

      Unplug and plug in the microphone again until you hear a pop.

  • 23. 
    Anyone can podcast as long as they have a computer with some sound editing software and a microphone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    99% of all Podcasts are free! (meaning very few charge)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    You can use a regular internet search engine like Google or Yahoo to search for podcasts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False