Rmhs Music Technology - Recording Quiz 1

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Rmhs Music Technology - Recording Quiz 1

This quiz assesses the knowledge of basic recording concepts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the following microphone design and explain how it works.
  • 2. 
    Identify the following microphone design and explain how it works.
  • 3. 
    What type of microphone is pictured here?
    • A. 

      Ribbon

    • B. 

      Shotgun

    • C. 

      Condenser

    • D. 

      Moving Coil

    • E. 

      Capacitor

  • 4. 
      The ability of a microphone to respond to a rapidly changing sound wave is called _________________.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a dynamic microphone.
    • A. 

      Fragile

    • B. 

      Can tolerate high sound pressure levels

    • C. 

      Good for close recording of drums

    • D. 

      Used with PA systems

    • E. 

      Good for vocal recording and sound reinforcement

  • 6. 
    The two main uses of a sound system are________________ and ________________.(do not use commas in your answer)
  • 7. 
    The three types of microphone designs discussed in class are:_____________, ____________, and___________________. (Just list names sequentially- no commas, no and)
  • 8. 
    The way a microphone responds to different frequencies is called: __________________.
  • 9. 
    Which is NOT a type of polar/pick-up pattern?
    • A. 

      Cardioid

    • B. 

      Hypercardioid

    • C. 

      Supercardioid

    • D. 

      Shotgun

    • E. 

      Tri-Directional

  • 10. 
    A condenser microphone needs power to work. Two ways of providing this are: ________________ power and_____________ power. (Just fill in the blank)
  • 11. 
    Which one of the following is NOT a microphone characteristic?
    • A. 

      Frequency Response

    • B. 

      Transient Response

    • C. 

      Free Response

    • D. 

      Proximity Effect

    • E. 

      Polar Pattern

  • 12. 
    Identify the following microphone pick up pattern.
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