Quiz 6: Video
Using special software called a(n) __________, massive amounts of imagery can be compressed to fit into a small data file.
When light reflected from an object passes through a video camera lens, that light is converted into an electronic signal by a special sensor called an __________.
charge-coupled device or CCD
__________ video signals consist of a discrete color brightness value for each pixel on the screen.
The __________ signal yields a less precise color definition because the signals are mixed together and carried on a single cable.
__________ is what editors call the collection of general footage that supports the main theme or narration.
__________ is fine adjustment of the tape during playback so that the tracks are properly aligned as the tape moves across the playback head. A) Tracking B) Interlacing C) Decompressing D) Kerning
HDTV provides high resolution in which aspect ratio? A) 1:2 B) 4:3 C) 16:9 D) 11:17
Computer displays use __________ technology, which draws the lines of an entire frame in a single pass. A) anti-aliasing B) progressive-scan C) de-interlacing D) degaussing
Smartphones and tablets use __________ technology. A) CCD B) CMOS C) SECAM D) PAL
Which of the following is not included in a standard studio lighting arrangement? A) Block B) Key C) Rim D) Fill
Blue screen or __________ editing is used to superimpose subjects over different backgrounds. A) overscan B) backlight C) chroma key D) moiré
Avoid re-editing repeatedly because video codecs are: A) lossy B) uncompressed C) morphed D) magnetic
Which of the following is not a container in which to put compressed data? A) Ogg B) QuickTime C) SDI D) WebM
Which of the following corrects for bluish, orange, or greenish color casts resulting from an uneven distribution of colors. A) Degaussing B) Nonlinear editing C) Underscan D) White balance
Explain the difference between analog and digital video and give an example of when to use each format.