Q-sys Level One Training: Basic Test And Measurement

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Q-sys Level One Training: Basic Test And Measurement - Quiz

Welcome to the Q-SYS™ Basic Test and Measurement Training Assessment. You are about to take the assessment for the Basic Test and Measurements Training Module. Please watch both Basic Test and Measurements videos before attempting this assessment. You must correctly answer 80% of the questions to successfully pass this assessment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Multiple Choice : Where will you find the Test and Measurement tools?

    • A.

      In the Audio Components section of the Schematic Library

    • B.

      In the Control Components section of the Schematic Library

    • C.

      In the Inventory in the Left-Side Pane

    • D.

      In the Design Inspector

    Correct Answer
    A. In the Audio Components section of the Schematic Library
  • 2. 

    Multiple Choice :  Which component will create a variable sine wave?

    • A.

      Sine Generator

    • B.

      Pink Noise Generator

    • C.

      Cosine Generator

    • D.

      Variable Frequency Generator

    Correct Answer
    A. Sine Generator
    Explanation
    The Sine Generator is the component that will create a variable sine wave. The other options mentioned, Pink Noise Generator, Cosine Generator, and Variable Frequency Generator, do not specifically generate a sine wave.

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  • 3. 

    Multiple Choice :  What does the Sine Generator component do?

    • A.

      Creates a sine wave of variable frequency

    • B.

      Translates an audio signal into a visual frequency graph

    • C.

      Normalizes the peaks of an audio signal to a customizable level

    • D.

      Propagates the gain of an audio signal to a customizable sine wave

    Correct Answer
    A. Creates a sine wave of variable frequency
    Explanation
    The Sine Generator component is designed to create a sine wave with a variable frequency. This means that it can generate a sine wave at different frequencies, allowing for flexibility in producing different tones or signals. This explanation is supported by the fact that the other options do not mention frequency generation, but instead focus on translating audio signals, normalizing peaks, or propagating gain.

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  • 4. 

    Multiple Choice :  What does RTA stand for?

    • A.

      Real-Time Analyzer

    • B.

      Range/Transition Analyzer

    • C.

      Rapid Tuning Assistant

    • D.

      Realistic Time Alternator

    Correct Answer
    A. Real-Time Analyzer
    Explanation
    RTA stands for Real-Time Analyzer. This term refers to a device or software that is used to analyze and measure audio signals in real-time. It is commonly used in audio engineering and music production to monitor and adjust the frequency and amplitude of audio signals. The other options provided, Range/Transition Analyzer, Rapid Tuning Assistant, and Realistic Time Alternator, are not commonly used terms in the field of audio analysis and do not accurately represent the meaning of RTA.

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  • 5. 

    Multiple Choice : In the RTA Control Panel, what does the Max Hold Time knob adjust?

    • A.

      The length of time that a maximum magnitude is displayed before refreshing

    • B.

      The frequency of a signal required to be kept on Infinite Hold

    • C.

      The maximum length of a signal to be considered as an invalid audio source

    • D.

      The longest allowable portion of an audio signal to be analyzed

    Correct Answer
    A. The length of time that a maximum magnitude is displayed before refreshing
    Explanation
    The Max Hold Time knob in the RTA Control Panel adjusts the length of time that a maximum magnitude is displayed before refreshing. This means that it determines how long the highest level of a signal will be shown on the display before it is updated with new data.

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  • 6. 

    Multiple Choice :  In the RTA Control Panel, which button should you push if you wish to keep the highest detected signal magnitude to remain displayed until a higher signal is detected?

    • A.

      Infinite Hold

    • B.

      Indefinite Hold

    • C.

      Max RMS

    • D.

      Magnitude Hold

    Correct Answer
    A. Infinite Hold
    Explanation
    In the RTA Control Panel, pushing the "Infinite Hold" button will keep the highest detected signal magnitude displayed until a higher signal is detected. This means that even if a higher signal is detected, the display will not update and continue to show the highest magnitude. This feature is useful when you want to monitor and track the highest signal level over a period of time without it being overwritten by lower signals.

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  • 7. 

    Multiple Choice :  Which tools should you use to “hack” into your signal path to test its integrity?

    • A.

      Signal Injector and Signal Probe

    • B.

      Signal Insertion and Signal Analyzer

    • C.

      Signal Input and Signal Output

    • D.

      RTA and Responsalyzer

    Correct Answer
    A. Signal Injector and Signal Probe
    Explanation
    Signal Injector and Signal Probe are the correct tools to use to "hack" into your signal path to test its integrity. A signal injector is used to inject a signal into the path, while a signal probe is used to measure the signal at various points in the path. By using these tools together, you can analyze the signal and identify any issues or anomalies in the path, ensuring its integrity.

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  • 8. 

    Multiple Choice :  How do you connect a Signal Injector or Signal Probe to your audio path?

    • A.

      Drag the diagonal Injector or Probe tool onto any input or output pin

    • B.

      Unwire the target component from your design and wire it to the Injector or Probe component

    • C.

      Drag the diagonal Injector or Probe tool into the control panel of the target component

    • D.

      Drag the target component from your design and drop it onto the Injector or Probe component

    Correct Answer
    A. Drag the diagonal Injector or Probe tool onto any input or output pin
    Explanation
    To connect a Signal Injector or Signal Probe to your audio path, you need to drag the diagonal Injector or Probe tool onto any input or output pin. This action establishes a connection between the tool and the audio path, allowing you to inject or probe signals.

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  • 9. 

    Check ALL that apply : Which of the following statements are true about the Signal Injector? 

    • A.

      The Signal Injector overrides any other audio signal at the point of insertion.

    • B.

      The Signal Injector only works properly with a White Noise Generator.

    • C.

      The Signal Injector must be wired to some audio source in order for it to inject an audio signal.

    • D.

      The Signal Injector must be running on a Core in order to operate properly.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The Signal Injector overrides any other audio signal at the point of insertion.
    C. The Signal Injector must be wired to some audio source in order for it to inject an audio signal.
    D. The Signal Injector must be running on a Core in order to operate properly.
    Explanation
    The Signal Injector overrides any other audio signal at the point of insertion because it is designed to take precedence over other audio signals. It must be wired to an audio source in order to inject an audio signal, as it needs an input source to work with. Additionally, the Signal Injector must be running on a Core to operate properly, indicating that it requires a specific platform or system to function correctly.

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  • 10. 

    Multiple Choice :  What is the Hover Monitor?

    • A.

      A miniature RMS meter found by hovering the mouse over any audio input or output pin

    • B.

      A measurement component that you can dock to the top of the Schematic

    • C.

      A component that you can hold over an audio signal to detect the signal strength

    • D.

      A miniature clone of your computer screen that you can export to the UCI

    Correct Answer
    A. A miniature RMS meter found by hovering the mouse over any audio input or output pin
    Explanation
    The Hover Monitor is a miniature RMS meter that can be found by hovering the mouse over any audio input or output pin. It allows users to quickly and easily monitor the signal strength of audio inputs or outputs without the need for additional tools or components.

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  • 11. 

    Multiple Choice : How can you hear the output of your Schematic design without using the sound system you are connected to?

    • A.

      Unmute any Hover Monitor to broadcast the signal over your computer speakers

    • B.

      Wire a Signal Broadcast component into your Schematic and select “Onboard” as the output

    • C.

      Simply turn on your speakers – the Q-Sys Designer automatically plays all signals it is processing

    • D.

      There is no way to listen to the audio design without connecting to an amplifier

    Correct Answer
    A. Unmute any Hover Monitor to broadcast the signal over your computer speakers
    Explanation
    By unmuting any Hover Monitor, the signal from the Schematic design will be broadcasted over the computer speakers. This allows the user to hear the output without using the sound system they are connected to.

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  • 12. 

    Multiple Choice : How can you prevent a Hover Monitor from disappearing when you move your mouse away from it?

    • A.

      Click on the Pin icon to pin it open

    • B.

      Click on the Staple icon to staple it open

    • C.

      Double-click the target pin to keep it open

    • D.

      Drag the Hover Monitor away from the component to create a permanent window

    Correct Answer
    A. Click on the Pin icon to pin it open
    Explanation
    Clicking on the Pin icon will prevent the Hover Monitor from disappearing when you move your mouse away from it. This action will keep the Hover Monitor open and visible even when the mouse is not hovering over it.

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  • 13. 

    Check ALL that apply: Which of the following statements are true about the Signal Probe? 

    • A.

      The Signal Probe overrides the signal at the point of insertion

    • B.

      The Signal Probe can only be attached to audio output pins

    • C.

      The Signal Probe is used to monitor the signal at a specific point in the path

    • D.

      The Signal Probe sends a pulse through the signal path to search for any broken connections

    Correct Answer
    C. The Signal Probe is used to monitor the signal at a specific point in the path
    Explanation
    The Signal Probe is used to monitor the signal at a specific point in the path.

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  • 14. 

    Check ALL that apply : Which of the following components will you find in the Test and Measurement section of the Schematic Library? 

    • A.

      Pink Noise Generator

    • B.

      White Noise Generator

    • C.

      Sine Generator

    • D.

      RTA

    • E.

      Responsalyzer

    • F.

      Signal Injector

    • G.

      Signal Probe

    • H.

      Hover Monitor

    • I.

      RMS Meter

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Pink Noise Generator
    B. White Noise Generator
    C. Sine Generator
    D. RTA
    E. Responsalyzer
    F. Signal Injector
    G. Signal Probe
    Explanation
    The Test and Measurement section of the Schematic Library includes components such as the Pink Noise Generator, White Noise Generator, Sine Generator, RTA (Real-Time Analyzer), Responsalyzer, Signal Injector, and Signal Probe. These components are used for various testing and measurement purposes in electronic circuits and systems. The Hover Monitor and RMS Meter are not typically found in the Test and Measurement section and therefore are not included in the answer.

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  • 15. 

    Multiple Choice : What is being shown in this image?

    • A.

      Hover Monitor

    • B.

      Responsalyzer

    • C.

      Real-Time Analyzer

    • D.

      Signal Probe

    Correct Answer
    A. Hover Monitor
  • 16. 

    Check ALL that apply :Which of the following statements is true about the following image?

    • A.

      The Signal Injector is overriding all audio leaving the Audio Player.

    • B.

      The Signal Injector shown proves that there is a problem with the Audio Player.

    • C.

      The Signal Injector is not injecting any audio into the signal path.

    • D.

      The Signal Injector can currently be heard over the computer monitors.

    Correct Answer
    C. The Signal Injector is not injecting any audio into the signal path.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Signal Injector is not injecting any audio into the signal path." This can be inferred from the image, as there are no audio lines connecting the Signal Injector to the Audio Player or any other device in the signal path.

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