TExES Tech Apps Review Quiz On Video Technology!

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This quiz covers portions of the exam that pertains to videos 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 the basic understanding of videos production and Camera angle. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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 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 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