Stagecraft December 2012 Final Exam

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Stagecraft I

• 1.

To rip down the 1x12 you used the

Explanation
The table saw is used to rip down the wood.

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• 2.

The sides of the tool box are made from what material?

Explanation
1/4 inch sheet stock

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• 3.

The size staple used to attach the sides and bottom of the tool box

Explanation
The correct answer is 1 5/8". This is the size of the staple used to attach the sides and bottom of the tool box. It is also represented as "inch and five eights" and 15/8.

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• 4.

1x is actually __________ wide

Explanation
When cut from the tree the wood is true 1" x 12". In order to smooth it out the wood is run through a planer which shaves of some of the wood.

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• 5.

The front line does not

Explanation
If you pull the run line down the baton comes in. If you pull up on the run line the baton goes up.

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• 6.

Staples hold the wood together until the            dries.

Explanation
Staples are used to hold pieces of wood together temporarily, but they are not a permanent solution. Glue, on the other hand, is a strong adhesive that bonds the wood fibers together, creating a permanent and strong hold. Therefore, glue is the correct answer as it is the most suitable option for holding wood together until it dries.

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• 7.

The lines that show length on a drafting are called

Explanation
The lines that show length on a drafting are called dimensions. The plural form "dimensions" is used because there are typically multiple lines used to indicate different measurements on a drafting. Each line represents a specific dimension or measurement, such as length, width, or height. Therefore, the correct answer is "dimensions."

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• 8.

The most efficient way to cut multiple pieces of wood  is to use a

Explanation
Look at the radial arm sawvideo.

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• 9.

Name a tool that could be used to cut the angle on the toolbox.

Explanation
Band Saw, Jig Saw, Chop Box

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• 10.

If the arbor has 50Lbs and the Batton has a moon attached to it which weighs 100 lbs and you foolishly walk away from the rail leaving the brake off what could happen?  By the way, arbor is gridded.

• A.

The moon comes flying down and squishes some one.

• B.

The moon flies up and smashes a hole in the grid.

• C.

The arbor comes crashing down spilling counter weights on your foot; thank goodness you are wearing the proper foot wear or you would be bleeding all over the stage.

• D.

Nothing, but you get chastised for leaving the rail with the brake down.

• E.

The arbor bounces to the grid.

D. Nothing, but you get chastised for leaving the rail with the brake down.
Explanation
If the arbor is gridded the baton is all the way in. The baton outweighs the arbor by 50 lbs, so it will sit there.

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• 11.

What cable has three pins and is used to hook up speakers and headsets?

• A.

Lrx

• B.

Xlr

• C.

3 pin connector

• D.

Rvca

B. Xlr
Explanation
The XLR cable is the correct answer because it is a type of cable commonly used for connecting speakers and headsets. It has three pins which allow for balanced audio signals to be transmitted, providing better sound quality and reducing interference. XLR cables are widely used in professional audio settings and are known for their durability and reliability.

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• 12.

Name the two knots we learned in class

• A.

Clove and Square

• B.

1/2 wrap and Sage

• C.

Clove Hitch and Bowline

• D.

Bowline

C. Clove Hitch and Bowline
Explanation
The correct answer is Clove Hitch and Bowline. These are two types of knots that were taught in class. The Clove Hitch is a knot used to secure a rope to a pole or post, while the Bowline is a knot used to create a secure loop at the end of a rope.

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• 14.

Blank controls the lighting intensity

Light Board
Board
Explanation
The correct answer is "Light Board, Board." A light board is a device that controls the lighting intensity. It is a type of board that is specifically designed to adjust and regulate the brightness of lights. In this context, the word "board" refers to the physical device or equipment used for controlling the lighting. Therefore, both "Light Board" and "Board" accurately describe the entity responsible for managing the lighting intensity.

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• 15.

Run the barrel means

• A.

Moving the barrel across the stage

• B.

Focusing the light

• C.

Looking onstage

• D.

Moving the barrel to sharpen or soften the light field

D. Moving the barrel to sharpen or soften the light field
Explanation
Running the barrel refers to the action of adjusting the position of the barrel in order to achieve a desired effect on the light field. By moving the barrel, the light beam can be sharpened or softened, depending on the desired outcome. This adjustment allows for precise control over the quality and focus of the light, enhancing the overall lighting design on stage.

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• 16.

What do you do to wood before you staple it?

• A.

Nothing

• B.

Glue it

• C.

Screw it

B. Glue it
Explanation
Before stapling wood, it is common practice to apply glue to ensure a stronger bond. This helps to reinforce the wood and prevent it from splitting or coming apart when the staples are inserted. The glue provides additional support and stability, making the stapled joints more secure and durable.

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• 17.

Ripping wood goes against the grain.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement "Ripping wood goes against the grain" is a play on words. In woodworking, "ripping" refers to cutting wood parallel to the grain, which is the most common and straightforward way to cut wood. Therefore, the statement is false because ripping wood actually goes with the grain, not against it.

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• 18.

• A.

ProffesorDuctTape

• B.

Tomfusco

• C.

RowanStagecraft

• D.

WoodandNail

A. ProffesorDuctTape
Explanation
The correct answer is "ProffesorDuctTape" because it is the only option that matches the given information about Professor Fusco's Twitter name.

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• 19.

You do not have to wear safety goggles if you have glasses.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
This statement is false. Wearing glasses does not exempt a person from wearing safety goggles. Safety goggles provide additional protection to the eyes by shielding them from potential hazards such as flying debris, chemicals, or intense light. While glasses may offer some level of protection, they do not provide the same level of coverage and may not adequately protect the eyes in certain situations. Therefore, it is important to wear safety goggles in addition to glasses when necessary.

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• 20.

What does 1" represent on a 1/2" scale drawing?

• A.

1/2'

• B.

1'

• C.

2'

• D.

2"

C. 2'
Explanation
On a 1/2" scale drawing, 1" represents 2 feet. This means that for every 1 inch on the drawing, the actual measurement in real life is 2 feet. So, if there is a line segment on the drawing that is 1 inch long, it would actually be 2 feet long when measured in reality.

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• 21.

• 22.

Luan and plywood are examples of

sheetstock
sheet stock
Explanation
Luan and plywood are both examples of sheetstock or sheet stock. Sheetstock refers to materials that are manufactured in large, flat sheets and are commonly used in construction and woodworking. Luan and plywood are types of sheetstock that are often used for various purposes such as building furniture, cabinets, or as a base for flooring. They are known for their durability, versatility, and ease of use, making them popular choices in the construction industry.

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• 23.

can be used to cross cut wood

chop box
skill saw
circ saw
jig saw
skil saw
Explanation
The given answer options are all types of saws that can be used to cross-cut wood. A chop box, also known as a miter saw, is designed specifically for making cross cuts at different angles. A radial arm saw is a versatile saw that can be adjusted to make various types of cuts, including cross cuts. A skill saw, also known as a circular saw, can be used to make straight cross cuts in wood. A jig saw is a handheld saw that can be used to make curved or straight cross cuts. Skil saw is another term for a circular saw, which can also be used for cross-cutting wood.

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• 24.

The Trim Router should go from left to right.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The Trim Router should go from left to right because this direction allows for better control and stability while using the tool. Going from left to right allows the user to push the router against the workpiece, preventing it from slipping or moving unexpectedly. This direction also ensures that the router bit is cutting against the rotation of the router, which improves the cutting performance and reduces the chance of tear-out or splintering. Therefore, going from left to right is the correct way to use a Trim Router.

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• 25.

The legs on the Platforms used in Kill Me Now were made from

• A.

Carpet fibers

• B.

Wood

• C.

Aluminum

• D.

Steel

C. Aluminum
Explanation
The legs on the Platforms used in Kill Me Now were made from aluminum.

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• 26.

You must predrill plexi glass or it could

• A.

Crack and/or shatter

• B.

Warp

• C.

Explode

• D.

Catches fire

A. Crack and/or shatter
Explanation
When working with plexi glass, it is important to predrill it before fastening it to avoid potential damage. If plexi glass is not predrilled, it can crack or shatter under pressure or stress. This is because the material is brittle and prone to breaking if not handled properly. Therefore, predrilling helps to create a hole that can accommodate screws or fasteners without causing any damage to the plexi glass.

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• 27.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
This phrase is a metaphorical expression advising against wasting time, effort, or resources on something that is already doomed or unproductive. It suggests that it is pointless to try to make use of a dead horse, as it will not be able to carry any load. Therefore, the correct answer is "True" as it aligns with the meaning of the phrase.

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• 28.

A large stage weight in pfleeger weighs

• A.

5 lbs

• B.

500 lbs

• C.

55 lbs

• D.

.05 lbs

C. 55 lbs
Explanation
The given answer, 55 lbs, is the correct weight of the large stage weight in pfleeger.

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• 29.

A source four is an example of an

• A.

Flood

• B.

Ellipsodal

• C.

Spot

• D.

Fresnel

B. Ellipsodal
Explanation
A source four is an example of an ellipsoidal.

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• 30.

You should use 1 5/8" drywall screws to screw a lid onto the frame

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The correct answer is true because using 1 5/8" drywall screws is suitable for screwing a lid onto the frame. These screws are long enough to securely attach the lid to the frame, ensuring that it stays in place.

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• 31.

Check off the parts of the lineset system

• A.

Arbor

• B.

• C.

• D.

Run line

• E.

Pin rail

• F.

Rachet strap

• G.

Center line

A. Arbor
D. Run line
E. Pin rail
Explanation
The correct answer includes the parts of the lineset system that need to be checked off. These parts are the arbor, head block, run line, and pin rail. The other options, saddle straps, rachet strap, and center line, are not included in the correct answer.

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• 32.

The primary colors for light are Red Green Blue

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The primary colors for light are red, green, and blue. These colors are known as the additive primary colors because when combined in different intensities, they can create a wide range of other colors. This concept is used in various fields such as photography, television, and computer screens, where RGB color model is commonly used to represent and display images. By mixing different amounts of red, green, and blue light, it is possible to produce all the colors visible to the human eye. Therefore, the statement "The primary colors for light are Red Green Blue" is true.

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• 33.

The primary colors for pigment are red green blue

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The primary colors for pigment are not red, green, and blue. The correct primary colors for pigment are cyan, magenta, and yellow. These colors are used in subtractive color mixing, where each color absorbs certain wavelengths of light and reflects others. By mixing these primary colors together, it is possible to create a wide range of colors. On the other hand, red, green, and blue are the primary colors for additive color mixing, which is used in electronic displays such as televisions and computer monitors.

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• 34.

Every person going to a work call should be able to measure the length of anything using their ___________________.

tape measure
tapemeasure
Explanation
Every person going to a work call should be able to measure the length of anything using their tape measure or tapemeasure. A tape measure is a flexible ruler that can be used to measure the length of objects. It typically consists of a long strip of metal or plastic with markings indicating measurements. By using a tape measure, individuals can accurately determine the length of various items, making it an essential tool for work-related tasks that involve measurements.

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• 35.

The jig saw was used for

• A.

Cutting the sides of the toolbox

• B.

Cutting the Carnival Unit for Stairs

• C.

Cutting out the Circle in the Clap o Meter

• D.

All of the above

D. All of the above
Explanation
The correct answer is "All of the above." The jig saw is a versatile tool that can be used for various cutting tasks, including cutting the sides of the toolbox, cutting the Carnival Unit for stairs, and cutting out the circle in the Clap o Meter. It is capable of making intricate and precise cuts, making it suitable for these different applications.

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• 36.

The jig saw can cross cut and rip

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement "The jig saw can cross cut and rip" is true. A jig saw is a versatile power tool that can be used for both cross cutting and ripping. Cross cutting refers to cutting across the grain of the material, while ripping refers to cutting along the grain. The jig saw's thin blade with fine teeth allows it to make precise cuts in various materials, making it suitable for both cross cutting and ripping tasks. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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• 37.

Check the three types of saws used

• A.

Chop Box

• B.

Table Chop Box

• C.

Skil Saw

• D.

Compound jig saw

• E.

Table Saw

A. Chop Box
C. Skil Saw
E. Table Saw
Explanation
The correct answer includes the three types of saws that are mentioned in the given list. The Chop Box, Skil Saw, and Table Saw are all types of saws that are commonly used in woodworking and construction. These saws serve different purposes and have different features. The Compound jig saw mentioned in the list is not included in the correct answer.

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• 38.

The nearest phone can be found

• A.

On the wall in the Student Center

• B.

In the office

• C.

• D.

No phones are allowed

Explanation
The correct answer is "in your pocket" because it is the most convenient and accessible location for a phone. The other options, such as on the wall in the Student Center or in the office, may also have phones, but they may not be as easily accessible as having one in your pocket. Additionally, the last option states that no phones are allowed, which implies that having a phone in your pocket would not be allowed in that scenario.

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• 39.

The lighting positions for Kill Me Now were created using

Truss
Trusses
Towers
Pipe
Explanation
The lighting positions for Kill Me Now were created using a combination of truss, trusses, towers, and pipe. These are all common equipment and structures used in stage lighting setups. Trusses are horizontal beams used to support lighting fixtures, while towers provide vertical support. Pipe refers to the metal pipes used to hang and position the lights. By using a combination of these elements, the lighting team can create a versatile and effective lighting design for the production.

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• 40.

The house lighting positions in Kill Me Now were created using

Pipes and Booms
pipes
Explanation
The house lighting positions in Kill Me Now were created using pipes and booms. Pipes and booms are commonly used in theater productions to hang and position lighting fixtures. They provide a flexible and adjustable system for placing lights at various locations within the set. This allows for precise control and manipulation of the lighting design, enhancing the visual aesthetics and creating the desired atmosphere for the performance.

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• 41.

How many spotlights were used in Kill Me Now?

2
two
Explanation
The correct answer is 2 or two. This suggests that there were two spotlights used in the production of "Kill Me Now."

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• 42.

The spotlight for Stairs was located in the ______________.

House
Front of House
catwalk
catwalks
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• 45.

1x3 is not actually 1x3 becasue

• A.

It is metric

• B.

It was planed down from its actual dimensions

• C.

It was cut from a bad tree

• D.

It has issues

B. It was planed down from its actual dimensions
Explanation
The given answer suggests that the reason why 1x3 is not actually 1x3 is because it was planed down from its actual dimensions. This implies that the original piece of wood may have had different dimensions, but it was intentionally shaved or planed to achieve the 1x3 size. This could be done for various reasons, such as to remove imperfections or to meet specific requirements for a project.

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• 46.

If you cannot show up on time for a 12:30 pm strike call you should stop partying because you can't hang.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
This statement suggests that if someone is unable to show up on time for a strike call at 12:30 pm, it implies that they are partying and unable to handle their responsibilities. Therefore, the correct answer is true, indicating that if someone cannot be punctual for a strike call, it is likely due to their partying habits and inability to prioritize their commitments.

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• 47.

Open toed shoes are a bad idea because if you drop a stage weight on your foot it will bleed all over the stage.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Open-toed shoes are considered a bad idea because if a stage weight is dropped on the foot, it can cause bleeding. This implies that wearing open-toed shoes exposes the foot to potential injury in a stage setting. Therefore, the statement "Open-toed shoes are a bad idea because if you drop a stage weight on your foot it will bleed all over the stage" is true.

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• 48.

Long hair can get sucked into a saw blade and ruin you day.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Long hair can indeed get sucked into a saw blade and cause serious injuries or accidents. When working with power tools or machinery, it is important to keep hair tied back or covered to prevent it from getting caught in moving parts. Failure to do so can result in severe consequences, such as scalp injuries, hair loss, or even disfigurement. Therefore, it is crucial to be cautious and take necessary precautions while working with saws or any other equipment to ensure personal safety.

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• 49.

Gel controls the intensity of light.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Gel does not control the intensity of light. Gels are used in lighting to modify the color or quality of light, but they do not have any effect on the intensity or brightness of the light source. The intensity of light is controlled by adjusting the power output or distance of the light source. Therefore, the given statement is false.

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• 50.

Gel controls the color of light

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
Gel controls the color of light by selectively filtering out certain wavelengths and allowing others to pass through. It is a transparent colored material that can be placed in front of a light source to modify its color. Different gels can be used to create various lighting effects and to match the color temperature of different light sources. Therefore, the statement "Gel controls the color of light" is true.

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