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  1. Choose the best answer that explains the reason or reasons why the predicted convergence of film, television, and the Internet has not happened. 
    1. Inadequate adoption of broadband and incompatible user expectations.
    2. Slow dialup connections.
    3. The text-based nature of the Internet.
    4. Businesses, schools, and libraries don’t want noisy computers.
  2. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE?
    1. Webcasts require both streaming and compression technologies.
    2. Even small audio samples on a Web site should be streamed.
    3. Streaming requires a dedicated streaming media server.
    4. Streaming media should be served using the RTSP protocol rather than HTTP.
  3. Identify the major streaming technologies in use today. 
    1. RealOne and QuickTime
    2. Helix, RealOne, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime
    3. RealOne, Windows Media Player, QuickTime, and Flash
    4. Windows Media Player and QuickTime
  4. Which streaming technologies have player applications available for all three client platforms (Macintosh, Windows, and UNIX)?
    1. RealOne and Windows Media Player
    2. Windows Media Player only
    3. RealOne only
    4. RealOne and Flash
  5. Which streaming technologies support MP3, AAC, and MPEG-4 formats? 
    1. RealOne and QuickTime
    2. RealOne only
    3. Windows Media Player and QuickTime
    4. QuickTime only
  6. Identify the largest categories of e-commerce audio usage on the Web. 
    1. Audio books, short films, CD sales, games
    2. Product demonstrations and CD sales
    3. CD sales, movie trailers, product demonstrations, games
    4. Audio books and CD sales
  7. Which audio technology is most popular for highly interactive e-learning sites? 
    1. QuickTime
    2. RealOne
    3. Windows Media Player
    4. Flash
  8. Which of the following is NOT a useful focus question when evaluating a Web site for music learning? 
    1. Who is the main author of the site content?
    2. In what nation is the site located?
    3. Does the site have a business plan that will allow it to endure?
    4. Is the site content free of cost or does it require payment?
  9. Which of the following Web sites uses the Sibelius Scorch plugin to demonstrate student compositions using scrolling notation and MIDI audio? 
    1. Composers in Electronic Residence
    2. Dr. Estrella’s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers
    3. Young Composers
    4. Vermont MIDI Project
  10. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE?
    1. Compression technologies for audio and video reduce file size by removing data from the file according to a set of rules called a codec (COmpression DECompression).
    2. Today’s compression technologies are so refined that the loss of quality is often minimal and the quality is more than acceptable for most people.
    3. After the visitor is finished viewing a streaming media file, the complete media file is always stored on the visitor’s hard drive and is then available for off-line playback at any time.
    4. A single minute of uncompressed stereo audio at CD quality takes up about 10 megabytes of data.
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