S&r Final 2010 Chapter 2 And 7

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S&r Final 2010 Chapter 2 And 7

Chapters 2 and 7


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  • 1. 
    How and why the brain interprets sound.
    • A. 

      Psychoacoustics

    • B. 

      Sound pressure waves

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Phase

    • E. 

      Hertz

  • 2. 
    Atmospheric pressure is called?
    • A. 

      Psychoacoustics

    • B. 

      Sound pressure waves

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Phase

    • E. 

      Hertz

  • 3. 
    When dealing with sound waves, compression is?
    • A. 

      Greater than normal atmospheric pressure.

    • B. 

      Less than normal atmospheric pressure

    • C. 

      Pushing against lower pressure waves. ( in and outward direction)

    • D. 

      Pushing against higher pressure waves. ( out and inward direction)

  • 4. 
    When dealing with sound waves, rarefraction is?
    • A. 

      Greater than normal atmospheric pressure.

    • B. 

      Less than normal atmospheric pressure.

    • C. 

      Pushing against lower pressure waves. ( in and outward direction)

    • D. 

      Pushing against higher pressure waves. ( out and inward direction)

  • 5. 
    When dealing with sound waves, wave propagation is?
    • A. 

      Greater than normal atmospheric pressure.

    • B. 

      Less than normal atmospheric pressure.

    • C. 

      Pushing against lower pressure waves. ( in and outward direction)

    • D. 

      Pushing against higher pressure waves. ( out and inward direction)

  • 6. 
    Huber describes a  waveform as, essentially ________.
    • A. 

      The graphic representation of a signal's sound pressure level as it moves over time.

    • B. 

      The graphic representation of a signal's sound pressure level.

    • C. 

      Air

    • D. 

      Sound

  • 7. 
    Simply described, amplitude is _______?
    • A. 

      Pitch

    • B. 

      Loudness

    • C. 

      Velocity

    • D. 

      Wavelength

  • 8. 
    The measurement between the maximum and minimum positive and negative signal levels of a wave is called ________?
    • A. 

      RMS

    • B. 

      Peak to peak value

    • C. 

      Peak amplitude

    • D. 

      Hertz

  • 9. 
    The difference between positive and negative peak signal levels is called ____?
    • A. 

      RMS

    • B. 

      Peak to peak value

    • C. 

      Peak amplitude

    • D. 

      Hertz

  • 10. 
    RMS stands for _____?
    • A. 

      Read more sound

    • B. 

      Peak amplitude

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Root Mean Squared

  • 11. 
    RMS determines _____?
    • A. 

      The root mean squared

    • B. 

      Really musical songs

    • C. 

      The meaningful average level of a waveform over time.

    • D. 

      The meaningful maximum level over time

  • 12. 
    Hertz is the term used to measure _______?
    • A. 

      Velocity

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Pain

    • D. 

      Volume

  • 13. 
    Sound moves in ________ degrees.
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      560

    • C. 

      360

    • D. 

      90

  • 14. 
    The more cycles per second the  _______ the pitch.
    • A. 

      Lower

    • B. 

      Higher

    • C. 

      Softer

    • D. 

      Darker

  • 15. 
    Velocity measures?
    • A. 

      Velos

    • B. 

      Pitch

    • C. 

      Amplitude

    • D. 

      The speed of sound

  • 16. 
     What is the speed of sound at 68 degrees F?
    • A. 

      1130 fps

    • B. 

      1521 fps

    • C. 

      948 fps

    • D. 

      3011 fps

  • 17. 
    Sound reflects ________.
    • A. 

      Off a surface boundary and all over the place

    • B. 

      Off a surface boundary at an angle that's opposite to its initial angle of incidence

    • C. 

      Off a surface boundary at an angle that's random to its initial angle of incidence

    • D. 

      Off a surface boundary at an angle that's equal to its initial angle of incidence

  • 18. 
    The range of human hearing is ________?
    • A. 

      10 HZ to 20000 Hz

    • B. 

      20 Hz to 20 MHz

    • C. 

      20 cycles to 20 vls

    • D. 

      10 HZ to 2000 Hz

  • 19. 
    When 2 identical wavesforms are out phase what happens?
    • A. 

      The sound gets louder

    • B. 

      The sound cancels each other out

    • C. 

      Nothing changes

    • D. 

      The sound gets softer

  • 20. 
    When 2 identical wavesforms are in phase what happens?
    • A. 

      The sound doubles in amplitude

    • B. 

      The sound cancels each other out

    • C. 

      The sound gets louder

    • D. 

      The sound gets softer

  • 21. 
    _________ occurs when one waveform has lead or lag time with respect to another. 
    • A. 

      Amplitude

    • B. 

      Phase shift

    • C. 

      Frequency

    • D. 

      Faser

  • 22. 
    440Hz refers to what pitch?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      G

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is the simplest waveform?
    • A. 

      Sine

    • B. 

      Sawtooth

    • C. 

      Triangle

    • D. 

      Square

    • E. 

      Beauty Queen

  • 24. 
    The word used to describe color of sound.
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Harmonic

    • C. 

      Tooth decay

    • D. 

      Timbre

    • E. 

      Envelope

  • 25. 
    Every instrument produces a unique _______ that works in combination with its timbre to determine its subjective sound.
    • A. 

      Envelope

    • B. 

      Harmony

    • C. 

      Pitch

    • D. 

      Letter

  • 26. 
    Which of the following in NOT part of a waveform?
    • A. 

      Attack

    • B. 

      Decay

    • C. 

      Sustain

    • D. 

      Release

    • E. 

      Finish

  • 27. 
    ADSR stands for?
    • A. 

      Audio, Decay, Sustain, Release

    • B. 

      Attack, Decay, Scales, Reverb

    • C. 

      Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release

    • D. 

      Add, Divide, Subtract, Retract

  • 28. 
      dB stands for?
    • A. 

      Dumbell

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Decibel

    • D. 

      Double Bubble

  • 29. 
    A decibel is used for  measuring SPL, signal level and relative changes in signal level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    SPL stands for ________?
    • A. 

      Signal Pressure Level

    • B. 

      Sound Pressure Level

    • C. 

      Simple Pressure Level

    • D. 

      Sound Positive Level

  • 31. 
    If you were standing 50 feet from a 140db sound you could ______
    • A. 

      Sleep

    • B. 

      Have a nice quiet dinner with a date

    • C. 

      Damage your ears

    • D. 

      Be in the threshold of pain

  • 32. 
    The minimum detectable change in dB is ____?
    • A. 

      1dB

    • B. 

      2dB

    • C. 

      3dB

    • D. 

      4dB

  • 33. 
    The pinna is _____
    • A. 

      The outside of the ear

    • B. 

      Inside your ear

    • C. 

      Your eardrum

    • D. 

      In the middle of your ear

  • 34. 
    What part of the ear acts as a sound collector?
    • A. 

      Outer ear

    • B. 

      Eardrum

    • C. 

      Cochlea

    • D. 

      Pinna

  • 35. 
    The tubular, snail like organ that contains two fluid- filled chambers.
    • A. 

      Pinna

    • B. 

      Eardrum

    • C. 

      Cochlea

    • D. 

      Bobca

  • 36. 
    Fletcher-Munson curve refers to _____?
    • A. 

      Masking tones

    • B. 

      Beats per second

    • C. 

      A great ice cream store

    • D. 

      The ear's average sensitivity to different frequencies at various levels

  • 37. 
    Reverberation is created by _______
    • A. 

      Reflections

    • B. 

      Absorption

    • C. 

      Bouncing

    • D. 

      Distortion

  • 38. 
    The ratio of the direct sound's loudness to the reflected sound's  level helps the listener judge his/her distance from the sound source.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    The use of panning and reverb helps create a feeling of space in a mix.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Sound CAN NOT bend around an object in a manner that reconstructs the original waveform in both frequency and amplitude.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    MIDI systems are used by
    • A. 

      Professional musicians

    • B. 

      Non- Professional musician

    • C. 

      Audio and Film producers

    • D. 

      Stage productions

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 42. 
    MIDI stands for
    • A. 

      Musical Instrument Digital Interface

    • B. 

      Musical Instrument Dongle Interpretation

    • C. 

      My Iguana Desires Igloos

    • D. 

      Multiple Ice Digital interface

  • 43. 
    MIDI is both a real-time and non-real-time performance medium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    With MIDI it is possible to listen and edit a production at every stage of it development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    MIDI replaces the need for live, acoustic musicians, microphones and traditional performances?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    MIDI has NOT changed the concept of the recording studio
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    MIDI is used in  which of the following mediums?
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      Commercials

    • C. 

      Movies

    • D. 

      Scoring

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 48. 
    ___________ allows a standardized spec making it possible for any MIDI instrument to play  the originally intended sounds.
    • A. 

      General MIDI

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Compact Disks

    • D. 

      Robert Morgan

  • 49. 
    All necessary setting for a song can be set up or changed by using ________.
    • A. 

      Program changes

    • B. 

      Hope

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Prayer

  • 50. 
    MIDI requires a huge amount of processing power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    MIDI is a digital communication language and compatible hardware specification that allows multiple electronic instrument, performance controllers, computers and other related devices to communicate with each other throughout a connected network.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    MIDI can be edited and transmitted to electronic instruments or other devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    MIDI can not be edited
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    MIDI transmits over _____ discrete channels
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      59

  • 55. 
    MIDI is extremely useful for multitracking.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    Another name for a MIDI cable is _______.
    • A. 

      XLR

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      5-pin din

    • D. 

      6- pin din

  • 57. 
    The maximum recommended length for a MIDI cable is ______
    • A. 

      10 Feet

    • B. 

      20 feet

    • C. 

      50 feet

    • D. 

      90 feet

  • 58. 
    SMPTE stands for
    • A. 

      Simple Multiple Producers and Television Engineers

    • B. 

      Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers

    • C. 

      Society of Motion Pictures and Teletubbie Engineers

    • D. 

      Study of Motion Pictures and Thursday Extras

  • 59. 
    Sys-ex data can be used for
    • A. 

      Transmitting data between synths

    • B. 

      Backing up your present data

    • C. 

      Getting patch data from the Web

    • D. 

      Varying data in real time

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 60. 
    MMC stands for
    • A. 

      Monster Musical Control

    • B. 

      MIDI Musical Control

    • C. 

      MIDI Monster Control

    • D. 

      MIDI Machine Control

  • 61. 
    MIDI was first established in _______
    • A. 

      1960's

    • B. 

      1980's

    • C. 

      1990's

    • D. 

      2000's

  • 62. 
    Electronic instruments are made of which of the following parts.
    • A. 

      Plastic, Performance Controller, Control Panel, Memory,Voice Circuitry,Auxiliary Controllers. MIDI Communication Ports

    • B. 

      Metal, Performance Controller, Control Panel, Memory,Voice Circuitry,Auxiliary Controllers. MIDI Communication Ports

    • C. 

      Green Beans, Performance Controller, Control Panel, Memory,Voice Circuitry,Auxiliary Controllers. MIDI Communication Ports

    • D. 

      CPU, Performance Controller, Control Panel, Memory,Voice Circuitry,Auxiliary Controllers. MIDI Communication Ports

  • 63. 
    Early synthesizers were analog in nature and generated sounds using a technology known as ______.
    • A. 

      AM synthesis

    • B. 

      Synthesis

    • C. 

      Frequency Modulation (FM) Synthesis

    • D. 

      DC Synthesis