Pro Tools Quiz

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Pro Tools Quiz for Eric. :)


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  • 1. 
    What are the four edit modes in Pro Tools?
    • A. 

      Cut, copy, paste, and shift

    • B. 

      Shuffle, spot, slip, and grid

    • C. 

      Shuffle, grid, move, and paste

    • D. 

      Shuffle, move, shift, and retract

  • 2. 
    The TC/E tool can be selected by clicking on which Edit tool?
    • A. 

      Selector

    • B. 

      Pencil

    • C. 

      Grabber

    • D. 

      Trimmer

  • 3. 
    Which three main tools make up the 'Smart Tool' in ProTools?
    • A. 

      Grabber, selector, and pencil

    • B. 

      Grid, scrubber, and trimmer

    • C. 

      Scrubber, edit, and region

    • D. 

      Trimmer, grabber, and selector

  • 4. 
    What are the two basic types of Track Grouping?
    • A. 

      Edit and mix

    • B. 

      Region and selection

    • C. 

      Solo and mute

    • D. 

      Waveform and automation

  • 5. 
    What is the shortcut to Duplicate Selected Regions?
    • A. 

      Command c

    • B. 

      Command d

    • C. 

      Option c

    • D. 

      Option d

    • E. 

      Control d

  • 6. 
    Whit the Smart Tool selected, a Cross fade can be made by moving the cursor
    • A. 

      At the bottom of where the two regions meet

    • B. 

      At the top of where the two regions meet

    • C. 

      Anywhere in the top half of either region

    • D. 

      Anywhere in the bottom half of either region

  • 7. 
    In ProTools, name a function that you can perform in the Edit window that cannot be done in the Mix window
    • A. 

      Adjust send to busses

    • B. 

      Use an insert

    • C. 

      Automate a mix

    • D. 

      Edit audio regions

    • E. 

      A + D

  • 8. 
    All recording in ProTools is
    • A. 

      Destructive

    • B. 

      Non-destructive

    • C. 

      You can't record in protools

    • D. 

      Non-destructive but you can set protools to record destructively if desired

    • E. 

      Non-destructive in TDM systems only

  • 9. 
    How can you save/mix your ProTools session to the hard drive as a stereo, mono, or dual mono AIFF, SDII, or WAV file by
    • A. 

      Saving it as an AIFF file

    • B. 

      Using the bounce to movie command

    • C. 

      Using the bounce to disk command

    • D. 

      Using the export as audio command

    • E. 

      None of he above

  • 10. 
    What are the two main windows in ProTools?
    • A. 

      Mix and arrangement

    • B. 

      Mix and edit

    • C. 

      Mix and file

    • D. 

      Edit and arrange

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    How many inserts and sends (each) are available on each track?
    • A. 

      4 each

    • B. 

      5 inserts & 5 sends

    • C. 

      5 inserts & 10 sends

    • D. 

      10 inserts & 10 sends

  • 12. 
    How do you divide one region into two in ProTools?
    • A. 

      Using the command 'separate audio file' (command A)

    • B. 

      Using the command 'capture region' (command R)

    • C. 

      Using the command 'separate regions' (command E)

    • D. 

      Using the hand tool

    • E. 

      Using the trimmer tool

  • 13. 
    Which recording mode must be activated to punch in on a track like you would on a tape machine?
    • A. 

      Quickpunch

    • B. 

      Normal

    • C. 

      Overdub

    • D. 

      Merge

  • 14. 
    What is the short-cut for creating a new track?
    • A. 

      Shift command N

    • B. 

      Shift command I

    • C. 

      Command N

    • D. 

      Option command N

    • E. 

      Option command I

  • 15. 
    What is the shortcut to cycle the Edit modes?
    • A. 

      Enter key

    • B. 

      Esc Key

    • C. 

      ~ (tilde) key

    • D. 

      Tab key

    • E. 

      Cntrl, option, command, tab, delete, and enter keys simultaneously

  • 16. 
    To use ONE reverb for mixing on many tracks, you
    • A. 

      Use a send on a bus, create a new audio track, input form a bus

    • B. 

      Use a send on a bus, create a new aux input track with an input from the same bus, insert a reverb on teh aux track

    • C. 

      Insert the same plugin on each track

    • D. 

      You can only do it with outboard effects units

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    What tool allows you to grab and drag an audio region around in the edit window
    • A. 

      Trimmer tool

    • B. 

      Grabber tool

    • C. 

      Selector tool

    • D. 

      Audio regions cannot be moved

  • 18. 
    To create a new audio file from many regions on one track, use...
    • A. 

      Heal separations

    • B. 

      Consolidate...

    • C. 

      Render track

    • D. 

      Bounce to disk

  • 19. 
    When do you set the Sample rate, bit depth, and file type for a ProTools session?
    • A. 

      After you have imported your audio

    • B. 

      You can't change those settings

    • C. 

      When you create a new session

    • D. 

      Just before you start mixing

  • 20. 
    What happens when you create a cross-fade between two regions with the cross-fade tool?
    • A. 

      A new audio file is created and placed in the fade files folder

    • B. 

      A new audio file is created and placed in the audio files folder

    • C. 

      Pro tools applies a nondestructive cross-fade envelope

    • D. 

      A new audio file is created and placed in the region list

  • 21. 
    Shuffle mode
    • A. 

      Allows you to move tracks on the mix window

    • B. 

      Lets you place a region anywhere on the edit window

    • C. 

      Snaps the regions that are moved end to end

    • D. 

      Does not 'slide' pieces of a region together if you delete a section in the middle

    • E. 

      C + D

  • 22. 
    When you select Relative Grid Mode...
    • A. 

      Determines the nudge value

    • B. 

      Displays the grid on the edit window

    • C. 

      Selected regions will move from their exact position by grid increments

    • D. 

      Selected regions will move exactly to grid lines

  • 23. 
    Memory Locations can
    • A. 

      Store locator information

    • B. 

      Store zoom settings

    • C. 

      Store track height information

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    To import audio files from an external Hard Drive or a data CD into your session without creating a new track you can
    • A. 

      Select the file menu and select import/audio and then select regions

    • B. 

      Drag and drop the file(s) from a finder window into the regions list

    • C. 

      From the file menu: select import/audio and then select to track

    • D. 

      From the file menu: select import/movie

    • E. 

      Both A & B will work

  • 25. 
    Which edit mode allows you to type in the time code or bar number of the desired position as well as see the original time stamp for that region
    • A. 

      Shuffle

    • B. 

      Grid

    • C. 

      Spot

    • D. 

      Slip