1) It is possible for a podcast to play video files.
a) True
b) False

2) Which of the following items is used to view a podcast?
Screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3) What is an aggregator?

a) a piece of hardware used to combine or mix multiple audio sources into a single recording.
b) Music or sound effects that play continuously in the background.
c) Software that collects and displays RSS feeds, such as some podcasts.

4) RSS is …
a) Really Simple Syndication, the most common news feed format for posting podcasts.
b) Really Streamed Sound-bites, a portion or sample of audio obtained from interviews, then inserted into the podcast.
c) Right Sample Stream, the frequency in which sounds are sampled at the correct rate to create a podcast.

5) A podcast is …
a) A digital audio broadcast available through a web feed for download by a subscriber or visitor to a web site.
b) A technique where the sound from two sources is mixed by fading out one sound and increasing the other sound.
c) An instrument that generates sound by the creation and manipulation of artificial waveforms.

6) What is a stream?
a) A digital audio broadcast available through a web feed for download by a subscriber or visitor to a website.
b) The ability to play a digital file on the internet without waiting for the entire file to download before it plays.
c) A piece of hardware used to combine or mix multiple audio sources into a single recording.

7) What is an iPod?
a) A device that mixes sounds from multiple sources to combine them into one recording.
b) A protocol for transferring large files over the internet.
c) A portable device from Apple Computer, Inc. with a hard drive or flash memory to play digital media files.

8) A soundbite is …
a) The most common news feed format for posting a podcast to the internet.
b) A portion or sample of audio obtained from other interviews or other sources, which is then inserted into the recording.
c) The frequency of a sound recording that is converted into digital formats.

9) What type of file is used to describe a digital information compression standard that takes large digital audio files and compresses them into smaller files while maintaining the quality of the file?
a) Plug-in
b) Blog
c) RSS
d) MP3

10) What is a podcatcher?
a) A scripting language that is the foundation for RSS files.
b) A shield that is placed in front of a microphone to reduce popping and hissing sounds when recording.
c) Programs used to subscribe to and download podcasts.

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