TExES Tech Apps Quiz: Video Technology!

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TExES Tech Apps Quiz: Video Technology!

This quiz covers portions of the exam that pertains to video production and Camera angle. The TExES series is a group of exams conducted by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and managed by the Educational Testing Service (ETS). This quiz has been created to test your knowledge and a basic understanding of video production and Camera angle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of shot gives the viewer a closer look at the subject but still provides a view of the background for orientation?
    • A. 

      Close-up

    • B. 

      Medium shot

    • C. 

      Long shot

    • D. 

      ELS

  • 2. 
    Which type of camera shot is used to emphasize the distance or scale of an object?
    • A. 

      Close-up

    • B. 

      Medium shot

    • C. 

      Wide shot

    • D. 

      ELS

  • 3. 
    This type of light defines the subject directly.
    • A. 

      Key Light

    • B. 

      Fill Light

    • C. 

      Backlight

    • D. 

      Rim Light

  • 4. 
    Which type of light fills in the shadows created by the key light?
    • A. 

      Fill Light

    • B. 

      Backlight

    • C. 

      Rim Light

    • D. 

      Flood Light

  • 5. 
    Which type of microphone is good for narration?
    • A. 

      Unidirectional

    • B. 

      Bi-directional

    • C. 

      Cardioid

    • D. 

      Omnidirectional

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes standard television broadcast standards?
    • A. 

      24 fps, 640 x 480 resolution

    • B. 

      30 fps, 16:9 aspect ratio

    • C. 

      24 fps, 16:9 ratio

    • D. 

      30 fps, 640 x 480 resolution

  • 7. 
    Which of the following in the production crew is responsible for the financial aspects of the production?
    • A. 

      Director

    • B. 

      Cinematographer

    • C. 

      Executive Producer

    • D. 

      Creator

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not part of the pre-production stage?
    • A. 

      Budgeting

    • B. 

      Scripting

    • C. 

      Storyboarding

    • D. 

      Editing

    • E. 

      Securing locations

  • 9. 
    The movement of the camera as it pivots left to right or right to left is called a..
    • A. 

      Tilt

    • B. 

      Pan

    • C. 

      Pivot

    • D. 

      Dolly shot

  • 10. 
    The lateral or side-to-side movement of the camera on a tripod where the distance between the camera and the subject remains constant is called...
    • A. 

      Tilting

    • B. 

      Panning

    • C. 

      Dolly shot

    • D. 

      Trucking

  • 11. 
    A type of microphone that picks up sound from all directions is called...
    • A. 

      Bi-directional

    • B. 

      Omnidirectional

    • C. 

      Unidirectional

    • D. 

      Cardioid

  • 12. 
    If a frame has a time code of 00:17:35:14, what does the 14 represent?
    • A. 

      Seconds

    • B. 

      Frames

    • C. 

      Minutes

    • D. 

      Hundreths of seconds

  • 13. 
    This type of microphone is very long and is the most directional. It is used in movie sets and in recording wildlife or nature sounds.
    • A. 

      Cardioid

    • B. 

      Omnidirectional

    • C. 

      Shotgun

    • D. 

      Parabolic

  • 14. 
    A directional microphone mounted to a pole is called a ________ microphone. This is the one most often seen in movies (or hopefully not seen in the final film).
    • A. 

      Parabolic

    • B. 

      Boom

    • C. 

      Omnidirectional

    • D. 

      Dynamic

  • 15. 
    In video editing, two video tracks can be composited together as long as the top track's ____________ is reduced to allow the viewer to see the video track below it.
    • A. 

      Opacity

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Aspect ratio

    • D. 

      Frame rate

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is NOT a benefit of using digital video over analog video is that...
    • A. 

      Digital editing is faster than analog editing

    • B. 

      Digital editing is much more precise than analog editing

    • C. 

      The cost of digital equipment is less than analog equipment

    • D. 

      There is no loss of quality as copies are made/edited

  • 17. 
    In analog recording systems, devices are often daisy-chained together. This results in a loss of quality down the chain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In video production, the 180-degree rule is a guideline stating that...
    • A. 

      That two characters (or other elements) in the same scene should always have the same left/right relationship to each other.

    • B. 

      A camera should never be rotated on a pivot beyond 180 degrees.

    • C. 

      The horizon in any long shot should be leveled by the most distant object in the frame.

    • D. 

      The aperture of a camera should never be set beyond the 180 degree marking.

  • 19. 
    In which of the following situations is only a partial script needed?
    • A. 

      Cartoon animations

    • B. 

      Sitcoms

    • C. 

      News reporting

    • D. 

      Monologues

    • E. 

      Television interviews

  • 20. 
    For an empty room sound, what type of effect is best?
    • A. 

      Vibrato

    • B. 

      Phase shift

    • C. 

      Delay

    • D. 

      Reverberation

  • 21. 
    The television standard used in the United States is called...
    • A. 

      NTSC

    • B. 

      PAL

    • C. 

      IEEE

    • D. 

      SVHS

  • 22. 
    S-video cable carries video as two separate components, does not carry audio, and is lower quality than composite video.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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