1. Digital audio allows the assembly of disc-based material in or out of sequence. (p.372)

a. true
b.false

2. Digital editing is destructive editing by definition. (p. 372)

a. true
b.false

3. EDL’s or Edit Decision Lists are made obsolete by the use of digital editing (p.378)

a. true
b.false

4. A technique frequently used to smooth a potentially awkward sound transition is known as: (p. 384)

a. synchronous editing
b. ambience editing
c. split editing
d. composite editing

5. Insert editing: (p. 384)

a. adds each program segment sequentially
b. adds each program segment in whatever order called for
c. replaces segments without altering the other recorded material
d. replaces segments but alters the position of the other recorded material

6. In electronic editing, the technique of punching in is considered a(n): (p. 384)

a. assemble edit
b. insert edit
c. frame edit
d. sync edit

7. In electronic editing, the tape recorder you dub from is called the: (p. 384)

a. master
b. slave
c. synchronizer
d. controller

8. Nonlinear editing and random-access editing are synonyms. (p. 384)

a. true
b. false

9. Audio encoded onto a hard disk for editing takes the form of a: (p. 386)

a. symmetrical amplitude display
b. symmetrical frequency display
c. waveform
d. soundfile

10. In hard-disk editing, the part of the waveform selected for editing is called the: (p. 386)

a. identification flag
b. defined region
c. waveform
d. soundfile

11. Scrubbing is similar to: (p. 388)

a. erasing a track on analog or digital tape during editing
b. cleaning a sullied digital tape during editing
c. rocking tape in cut-and-splice editing
d. cutting in word processing

12. Comping is the technique of: (p. 407)

a. complementing sound with picture in editing
b. removing the redundant modulated tracks during editing
c. grouping similar, individual tracks to facilitate editing
d. taking the best parts of several takes and combining them to make a composite final version

13. In editing dialogue, “ring off” is a problem because it occurs: (p. 398)

a. when a dialogue line ends in over-reverberant acoustics
b. when a dialogue line is smeared because of over-reverberant acoustics
c. when a dialogue line ends with the ambient ring of a room and another line begins with that ring decaying under it
d. when a dialogue line begins with the ambient ring of a room and then closes down, acoustically so that the two ambiences do not match

14. Additive ambience occurs when: (p. 395)

a. a recording is done in a highly reverberant room
b. ambience is layered in a recording
c. too much reverb is added to a recording
d. separate tracks of a multitrack recorder are encoded at the same time and the multiple room sounds become cumulative

15. In editing sound to picture, cutting two incompatible sonic elements together will not work even if the picture justifies it. (p. 410)

a. true
b. false

16. Which one of the following transitions makes the most clearly defined change in time, place, actions, and so on? (p. 408)

a. fade-out/fade-in
b. crossfade
c. cut
d. dissolve

17. When the sound of the incoming scene starts before the corresponding picture appears, it is an example of: (p. 410)

a. audio-leading-video
b. video-leading-audio
c. a crossfade
d. a dissolve

18. Most sound editing today utilizes the linear method. (p. 383)

a. true
b. false

19. An edit decision list (EDL) is: (p. 385)

a. is only used in very complicated editing
b. is generated after editing
c. contains only the edit in and out times
d. contains the edit in and out points, the nature of transitions, the duration of the edit, and, if necessary, the source reel numbers or locations.

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