Pro Tools 201 Certification Practice Test

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Pro Tools 201: Pro Tools Production II


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  • 1. 
    The 48-bit mixer offers +__dB of mixer head-room.
    • A. 

      54

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      44.1

    • D. 

      24

  • 2. 
    Pro Tools HD systems allow you to use higher buffer settings than Pro Tools LE or M-Powered due to the fact that all mixing duties are performed on dedicated DSP's, freeing the CPU exclusively for RTAS processing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    To leave a significant amount of processing available for RTAS plug-ins but also leave a significant amount of processing power for system operations as well as other applications, allocate half of the available processors to RTAS processing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Typically, you should select the ____ number of voices with the ____ number of DSP chips to meet your needs.
    • A. 

      Lowest, Highest

    • B. 

      Highest, Lowest

  • 5. 
    Digidesign TDM plug-ins do not support plug-in sharing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When a main path is remapped, its sub-paths will remap automatically to maintain consistent routing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Mono tracks require 2 voices for record and playback.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    After screen scrolling, you can quickly relocate to the current insertion point by pressing the Left or Right Arrow key on the keyboard. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The database pass is not yet completed before the file system pass begins.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    With Automatically Find and Relink, both the name and the ID do not have to match in order to automatically relink your files. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Insert after last selected track option has no effect when duplicating a single track.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Since Pro Tools always zeros out all fields to the right, it is best to enter numbers from _____ to ______.
    • A. 

      Right to Left

    • B. 

      Left To Right

    • C. 

      It doesn't matter

  • 13. 
    You can click and drag horizontally and vertically in one step to make identical selections across multiple adjacent tracks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    To include all rulers data in a selection, hold ________
    • A. 

      Option+Shift

    • B. 

      Command

    • C. 

      Option

  • 15. 
    Master Faders utilize DSP. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Master Faders...
    • A. 

      Utilize no DSP

    • B. 

      Allow you to trim any level

    • C. 

      Both A and B

  • 17. 
    The number of ________ required for a given number of voices increases at higher sample rates. 
  • 18. 
    ________ determines how much audio is stored in RAM before it is released to the session. 
    • A. 

      TDM

    • B. 

      The number of DSP chips

    • C. 

      DAE Buffer

    • D. 

      Disk Alllocation

  • 19. 
    _________ opens the cross fade menu for a selected region. 
    • A. 

      Option + F

    • B. 

      Option + Shift + F

    • C. 

      Command + F

    • D. 

      Command + Shift F

  • 20. 
    Scrolling sub-menu options are active during playback.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    To select to the end of the session, press _______.
    • A. 

      Option + Return

    • B. 

      Option + Shift +Return

    • C. 

      Shift + Return

    • D. 

      Option + Return

  • 22. 
    Setting a track's input to "no input" will free up a voice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    MIDI is not found in the I/O setup dialogue. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    _______ skips all in Missing Fade Files Dialogue. 
    • A. 

      Command + S

    • B. 

      Option + A

    • C. 

      Command + A

  • 25. 
    To select the scrub trim tool, repeatedly press __.
    • A. 

      F5

    • B. 

      F6

    • C. 

      F7

  • 26. 
    Trim automation mode is only offered on HD systems. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The automation sub-menu is under the ____ menu.
    • A. 

      Options

    • B. 

      Setup

    • C. 

      Edit

  • 28. 
    Automation Follows Edit is under the _____ menu.
    • A. 

      Options

    • B. 

      Setup

    • C. 

      Edit

  • 29. 
    Which key command will nudge a region to the right?
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      ]

    • D. 

      \

  • 30. 
    Which key command will nudge a region to the left?
    • A. 

      +

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      [

    • D. 

      \

  • 31. 
    What are the shortcut commands for the Grabber, Pencil, Scrubber, and Selector tools? (In that order)
    • A. 

      F5, F6, F8, F7

    • B. 

      F1, F2, F3, F4

    • C. 

      F8, F10, F9, F7

    • D. 

      F10, F9, F8, F7

  • 32. 
    Which Core Cards also have Accel chips on them offering Accel only plug-ins and increased DSP processing power in HD1 and HD2 configurations?
    • A. 

      Digi Core

    • B. 

      PCIe

    • C. 

      PCIu

    • D. 

      TDM

  • 33. 
    Up to __ Accel cards can be installed in a single Pro Tools HD system in addition to the HD Core card.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      4

  • 34. 
    How many bi-directional timeslots are available between DSP chips on a TDM II system?
    • A. 

      256

    • B. 

      512

    • C. 

      128

    • D. 

      64

  • 35. 
    Where can the clock source be set?
    • A. 

      Session Setup

    • B. 

      Playback Engine

    • C. 

      Setup Menu

    • D. 

      Event Menu

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Playback Engine

    • B. 

      I/O Setup

    • C. 

      Setup Menu

    • D. 

      Event Menu

  • 37. 
    If you need more voices mid-session, you can increase your voice count through the ________________ selection in the Playback Engine.
    • A. 

      CPU Usage Limit

    • B. 

      Host Processors

    • C. 

      Number Of Voices

    • D. 

      DAE Playback Buffer

  • 38. 
    Stereo tracks require __ voices for record and playback.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 39. 
    Since voicing is affected only by _______ tracks, deactivating other types of tracks will not free voices in your session.
    • A. 

      Instrument

    • B. 

      Aux

    • C. 

      MIDI

    • D. 

      Audio

  • 40. 
    Pro Tools officially supports a maximum of ____ tracks on a single FireWire/1394 hard drive at 44.1 and 48kHz sample rates.  Fewer tracks are supported at higher sample rates.
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      512

  • 41. 
    Preset number 1 becomes the default layout for other browsers of its type when they are opened for the first time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Pro Tools always zeros out all fields to the _____ side.
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

  • 43. 
    Hold which modifier to scrub with finer resolution?
    • A. 

      Command

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Option

    • D. 

      Shift

  • 44. 
    ________ acts as the selector key when using key commands. 
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Option

    • C. 

      Shift

    • D. 

      Tab

  • 45. 
    Which shortcut trims the left edge of a region left or right by the nudge value?
    • A. 

      Shift_+/-

    • B. 

      Command_+/-

    • C. 

      Option_+/-

    • D. 

      Control_+/-

  • 46. 
    The ______ key acts as both the reverse and do to all for key commands.
    • A. 

      Option

    • B. 

      Control

    • C. 

      Command

    • D. 

      Shift

  • 47. 
    What does TDM stand for?
    • A. 

      Total Digital Multiplexing

    • B. 

      Time Division Multiplexing

    • C. 

      Time Digital Multiplexing

    • D. 

      Total Division Multiplexing

  • 48. 
    Which key command will nudge the content within a region?
    • A. 

      Control_+/-

    • B. 

      Command_+/-

    • C. 

      Option_+/-

    • D. 

      Control_Shift_+/-

  • 49. 
    Which types of browsers are available on all Pro Tools systems?
    • A. 

      Volume browsers

    • B. 

      Workspace browser

    • C. 

      Project browser

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      A, B and C

  • 50. 
    What is the key command to nudge an Edit selection?
    • A. 

      Command_Option_+/-

    • B. 

      Shift_Option_+/-

    • C. 

      Command_+/-

    • D. 

      Shift_+/-

  • 51. 
    What is the key command to nudge the end time of a selection?
    • A. 

      Shift_Command_+/-

    • B. 

      Shift_+/-

    • C. 

      Shift_Option_+/-

    • D. 

      Control_+/-

  • 52. 
    Which of the following options are available in the Edit Window Scrolling Options sub-menu? *Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Continuous

    • B. 

      After Playback

    • C. 

      No Playback

    • D. 

      Center Playhead

    • E. 

      No Scrolling

  • 53. 
    Which of the following Edit menu commands are available in the Edit dropdown menu?
    • A. 

      Cut Special

    • B. 

      Copy Special

    • C. 

      Paste Special

    • D. 

      Merge Special

    • E. 

      Clear Special

  • 54. 
    Which of the following options are available for the "After Write Pass, Switch To" setting in the Automation preferences pane?
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Latch

    • C. 

      No Change

    • D. 

      Both A and B

    • E. 

      A,B and C

  • 55. 
    How many voices are available on an HD 2 Accel system and greater at a sample rate of 44.1/48kHz?
    • A. 

      96

    • B. 

      192

    • C. 

      48

    • D. 

      24