Quiz 4: Sound
The recording standard for consumer CD music is called the __________ standard.
Sound pressure levels are measured in __________.
__________ was developed in the 1980s as a communications standard for electronic music instruments.
The sampling rate of CD-quality audio is: A) 22.05 KHz B) 124.1 KHz C) 44.1 KHz D) 11.025 KHz
When the levels on your recording device are too high, the result created is: A) distortion B) residual noise C) equalization D) downsampling
This formula, sampling rate duration of recording in seconds (bit resolution / 8) × 2 equals, is best for calculating the file size of a __________. A) monophonic recording B) lossy recording C) decibel recording D) stereo recording
Which of the following is the branch of physics that studies sound? A) Acoustics B) Optics C) Electromagnetics D) Atomics
Which of the following is created when you represent the characteristics of a sound wave using numbers? A) MIDI B) Digital audio C) Bit depth D) Audacity
In Windows, digitized sounds are usually stored as what kind of files? A) AIFF B) CDA C) WAV D) AWB
A __________ is software that compresses a stream of audio or video data for storage or transmission and then decompresses it for playback. A) kalimba B) chiff C) sequencer D) codec
The __________ describes how quickly a MIDI sound's volume increases. A) envelope B) attack C) sustain D) decay
The process of reducing the number of sample slices you take in a second is called: A) downsampling B) discohesion C) buffering D) streaming
In the world of professional film and video production, sound is incorporated during __________. A) development B) pre-production C) production D) post-production
Name and describe at least five of the basic sound editing operations that most multimedia producers use.