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Sam is putting a voice over in his presentation for the class. what element of digital media is Sam using?
Printed books, newspapers, and magazines are examples of what type of media?
A person who wants to operate a printing press is interested in a career in which type of media?
A blogger who blogs about recipes most specifically sits into which type of media career?
Andrew recently joined an online community that shares opinions and strategies about video games through blogs and forums. what type of media is Andrew using?
Sam wants to create a presentation on his computer to show his classmates. Sam is using:
An e-book is an example of what type of media?
Mark is a graphic designer. He works on a team to produce websites for a large pharmaceutical company. Marks career is in which type of media?
An online tutorial with screen shots and text displayed on Web pages is an example of what type of media?
Helena produces humorous video clips that she incorporates into her comedy routine. Helena's career is in what type of media?
A person who wants to develop websites is interested in what type of media career?
Pre-production, production, post-production
What are the three major phases of producing digital media?
David has created an interactive game using Adobe Flash. For what purpose has David used digital media?
Eric is on a business trip and is able to log in to his companys server and access files through a secure connection. Eric is using digital media in which area of his life?
While on vacation with his parents, Fred is able to access his school work through the internet. Fred is using digital media in which area of his life?
Using Facebook or Twitter to connect with or follow friends online is which kind of digital media trend?
Christina is making a video on how to export .MOV files from Adobe Premiere. For what purpose is Christina using digital media?
Hoaxes and cons
Wanda receives an email chain letter asking her to forward the email to all of her friends to help raise money for a sick child. With which type of digital safety issue should she be concerned?
Hoaxes and cons
Eddie gets an email offering him half a million dollars for assistance in retrieving funds from an account in another country. With which type of digital safety issue should she be concerned?
Martha is placing an online order for a microphone. She notices that she is not routed to a secure site. With which type of digital safety issue should she be most concerned?
To avoid creating a tripping hazard
A video production crew is setting up for a live concert that is expecting a lot of people in the crowd. Why must the crew make sure they properly tape down all of the cables?
Nikia often plays online video games through the night. She has recently been missing work due to a lack of sleep. With which type of digital safety issue should she be concerned?
Karen notices that one of her lighting cables is cut and several wires are showing. With which type of safety issue should she be concerned?
Keep out of walkways
How should power cables be managed to help prevent people from tripping?
Sue needs to run cables throughout the auditorium to record a school concert. With which type of physical safety issue should she be concerned?
Which of the following is the science of designing a work environment to maximize productivity while minimizing stress and strain on the human body?
Sue views her credit card bill and sees charges for items she didn't purchase.
Which is an example of identity theft?
Frank gets 20 email messages from the same company within a few hours. With which type of digital safety issue should he be concerned?
Heather recently downloaded a program from the internet and installed it on her computer. Now her computer runs slower and crashes more frequently. Most likely, what type of program has Heather downloaded and installed?
To get the video project completed by the deadline, Mary knows she will be editing for the next eight to ten hours. With which type of physical safety issue should she be concerned?
While plugging in his audio board, Bob notices that the cord is frayed. With which type of physical safety issue should he be concerned?
Kelsey recently got an email advertisement requesting her credit card number and social security number. What safety issue does Kelsey need to be concerned with?
Larry convinces his friends to post an embarrassing secret about another student on Facebook. What type of digital safety issue is this?
Sherrie has noticed that, every time she opens her word processing program, more feature options are missing. With which type of digital safety issue should she be concerned?
Mark posted a copy of a newly released book on his website. With which type of intellectual property issue should he be concerned?
Jasper finds a piece of artwork online that he thinks would work well as part of his website. The artwork does NOT have a copyright symbol on it. With which type of intellectual property issue should he be concerned?
Since Joe does not have proof that Mr. Jones was fired from his last job, he makes sure to state to the group at the PTA meeting that he thinks that he was fired from his last job. With which type of legal issue should he be concerned?
Invasion of privacy
Paparazzi often illegally photograph celebrities with their permission. Which legal issue does this situation describe?
Someone tells George that his opposing candidate for mayor is having an affair. Without verification, he uses the statement in a n advertisement flyer. What type of legal issue is this?
Elizabeth bought a copy of a new music CD and made copies for her friends. With which type of intellectual property issue should she be concerned?
Which process protects the author's original work?
Heather is writing an article about Coach Harris, but she does not use his name in her article since it includes unflattering information she was not able to verify. Instead, she refers to an unnamed coach at her school. This is what type of legal issue?
During a town hall meeting, Tom states that his opposing candidate has a criminal record, even though he knows that is not true. What type of legal issue is this?
Fred found a copy of a patented design for building a house on another website. Instead of referencing the location on the internet, he copied the design completely and added it to his website without giving credit to the owner of the design. With which intellectual property issue should he be concerned?
What protects a company's log, slogan, or a brand name?
Joseph uses a large section from an online magazine article in his research paper without providing reference to the source. What type of intellectual property issue is this?
Invasion of privacy
In an attempt to gather information for an article, Harry secretly places a listening device in the principal's office. What type of privacy issue is this?
A politician received information that his opponent had an affair. Without verifying the information, he published it in a local newspaper. Which legal issue does this situation describe?
Catherine is trying to promote her single serving apple pies. She uses a golden arch symbol as part of her logo in hope that children will associate the pie with McDonalds. With which type of intellectual property issue should she be concerned?
Tripp is now creating websites as an independent contractor. He uses one of the logos that he personally designed for another company when he was working for a major advertising firm. With which type of intellectual property issue should he be concerned?
Adding black or white to a particular hue changes its:
When drawing a portrait of a famous person, John makes sure things like the eyes, nose, and mouth are all the right size. Which Principle of Design is John concerned with?
Jesse is creating a poster for the school play using reds and oranges to evoke emotion. What element of design is he using?
Jacob's teacher has instructed him to change the hue of his background. This is a characteristic of what element of design?
Jada wants to draw a graphical character expressing sadness. WHich color should she use?
What is another term for bitmap graphic?
Mattie added dots to the graphic she designed for the lumber company to show a rough surface. Which element of design is being used?
Jessica wants to create a logo for a business card without pixilation. What type of graphic should she use to ensure that the logo is readable?
Deborah is creating a graphic for the school's Valentine's Day dance. What color would help her communicate a feeling of love and excitement?
Bud has been hired to create a logo for a lawn care company. He wants to dd blades of grass to the front. What element of design should he use?
What term describes the name given to a color?
What type of line is best used to provide interest in a design?
Jimmy is drawing a cartoon character that is always angry. Which color is best suited to describe his mood?
When all components of a design look as if they belong together, what has been achieved?
Eleanor wanted to create a logo for a t-shirt. She repeated an elliptical pattern to form a flower. Which element of design is being used?
Susan is using digital photos, drawings, charts and diagrams to create her presentation. These are referred to as:
Rough or smooth appearance is a characteristic of which element of design?
Buck's t-shirt design appeared to be darker than the original image. In order to fix this problem, which element of design should he use?
Beth is designing a fire evacuation map for her school. She needs to include a directional route. What type of element of design is being used?
Dave needs to adjust the hue and saturation of his movie poster graphic. Which element of design should he use?
Which term describes the distinct number of colors a graphic contains?
Jason's t-shirt design was darker than the other students in the class. The instructor felt it should be lighter. This is a characteristic of what element of design?
Matt wants to create a graphic that can be large enough to put on a billboard but not lose clarity when it is resized. What type of graphic should Matt create?
Images that are blurry or pixelated in appearance have a characteristic of what type of resolution?
When Kimberly zooms into an image on her computer, she notices small squares and the image becomes blurry. What type of graphic is Kimberly working with?
Marcus wants to create a wall-sized banned for the carnival. What type of graphic should he use to ensure that no loss of quality will occur?
Which term describes the center of interest in a design?
Kevin wants to use an image on his website that is very clear in appearance, but does not have too large of a file size so that it downloads quickly. What is Kevin concerned with?
Logan's poster project appeared to be oversaturated. This is a characteristic of what element of design?
Hue is a characteristic of which element of design?
Instead of a plain green background, an advertisement for soccer tryouts creates the illusion of a grass background. Which Element of Design is being utilized?
Thomas is sketching an image of cars racing down a street. He wants them to appear as if they have movement. This is a characteristic of what element of design?
Kip has been hired to create a logo for a moving company. He has decided to use a box as part of his design. Which element of design is being used?
When creating an advertisement, Rick arranges his layout so that there are an equal number of components on both sides of the page. Which principle of design is Rick concerned with?
Angela created a graphic based on mathematical formulas. This is a characteristic of what type of graphics?
James is creating a poster that shows a rocket in flight. He wants to portray the rocket as being a fast moving object. What element of design should he use?
The instructor designed a poster of rules for operating the lighting equipment. The phrase to always cut off lights before unplugging is underscored. What element of design is being used on the poster?
Tom was able to place a graphic on a billboard without losing image clarity. This is a characteristic of what type of graphic?
Katie is creating graphics for her website. What color mode should Katie use?
A draw program
Brandon wants to create a vector graphic to use as a logo for his company. What type of software should Brandon use?
Which graphics format works best for desktop publishing and print work?
Scaling images to fit design
Brian has planned his graphics project and is currently in the production phase. Which of the following is typically part of this phase in the project?
Because it can be interlaced, which graphic format works well for use on the internet?
Which of the following is a common layer style that can be applied using graphic editing programs like Adobe Photoshop?
define the target audience
Alex is creating a graphics project. Which of the following is an important step during the pre-production phases of his project?
Tim changing the size, color and placements of components in his project to make his design have a feel of equal distribution. What is he trying to achieve?
Victor needs a quick and easy way to adjust the appearance of a photo in his design. Which software feature would best help him do this?
Bud has been hired to created a logo for a lawn care company. He wants to add blades of grass to the font. What element of design should he use?
Which editing technique allows the user to make an image larger or smaller in size?
Grids and rulers
Which of the following software features would best help a graphic designer with the scaling, arranging, and spacing of components in a design?
Which editing feature allows the user to separate images so that each image can be adjusted independently?
Defining the target audience
Which of the following is a step in the pre-production phase of graphic design?
Which of the following file formats is preferred for photographic images and pictures on the internet?
Optimizing the graphic based on client needs
Scott has just finished creating a graphic design using Adobe Photoshop and his client is happy with the way it looks. What is Scott's logical next step in producing the graphic design?
Vanessa opened an image in Adobe Photoshop and noticed that it was in indexed color mode. Most likely, what file type is Vanessa working with?
Which term describes eliminating unwanted parts of a graphic?
Which of the following is NOT a piece of hardware that is commonly used for graphic design?
Mr. James wants to create a new logo design for the school that will fit around the edges of his bass drum. Which element of design should he use?
Anna wants a component in her graphic design to appear somewhat see-through. Which property should she adjust?
Adding text to a graphic design occurs in which phase of production?
When Stacy tries to delete an image in her design, a block of text is also deleted. Most likely, both the text and the image are in the same:
Trevor is sketching out possible design ideas to determine the layout and arrangement of his diagram. Which phase of production is Trevor in?
Rachel is creating an animation that consist of movement defined by computer-generated formulas. What type of animation is being used?
Frame based animation
Which type of animation is best suited for creating a flipbook animation?
Stuart is playing a video game that has a lot of depth and a very realistic appearance. What type of animation is Stuart enjoying?
Michelle is in the process of adding tweens to her animation. Tweens are a characteristic of what type of animation?
Steve wants to export his animated movie in a native QuickTime format. What file extension should he choose?
Frame based animation
Dave is animating a ball moving with slight changes on each frame. What type of animation is being used?
What is the best type of animation to use for a Web-based project that requires a small file size, quick loading and no pixelation?
How is the movement of text or graphics classified?
Frame based animation
Which type of animation uses still frames with a graphic that slightly changes position?
Which of the following animation types is also known as path animation?
Frame based animation
Short films that use stop motion techniques are what type of animation?
What type of animation is best for creating a flat appearance?
What is another term to describe vector animation?
Which type of animation is best for developing characters that would showcase depth and realism?
To make an animated object spin from a different axis of rotation, what needs to be changed?
Jason is defining the target audience for an animation project. This is a component of which phase in the process of producing animation?
Luis has an animation that is well over 500 frames long. To help him organize his animation into sections, what does Luis need to create?
Which term describes the transparency value of an object in an animation?
Will exported his animation, but notices the audio he embedded is not playing. Most likely, what file type has Will chosen as his export settings?
Bradley is making an animation for a client that is using it for a website. Which format would work best for this situation?
What is the best file format for exporting a video to be played in QuickTime?
Vicki exports her project as an SWF file to be used on a website
Which is an example of someone using a type of animation format?
Frames per second
In animation, what does FPS stand for?
Betsy created a bitmapped animation made up of a series of individual frames joined together to be used on her website. What type of animation is being used?
What is the best format to export a vector-based cartoon animation to be used on a website?
Choose appropriate equipment
Brittany is in the pre-production phase for designing her animation. What is one of the primary elements she should consider in this phase?
Steven is finished working on his animation today, but wants to save it using a format that preserves the layers, scenes, and library so he can continue editing it tomorrow. Which of the following is a file type that Steven could choose?
What would be the best video file format to use to create an animated commercial to air on television?
Kristen wants to provide her client with a visual representation of her animation and show the order of events before she begins designing it. What should Kristen create?
What file format would be best for creating an animated internet advertisement that will load quickly?
Sketch out each scene visually
Evan has defined the target audience for an animation project and has an idea in his head of how he wants the project to look. What is his very next step in the project?
John used an animation file format developed by Microsoft Media Player. This file is an example of:
Convert it to a symbol
Marshall is making a dynamic animated advertisement for a client, and realizes he will be using their logo several times throughout the project. What should Marshall do with the logo to make it easy to use over and over?
Amber wants to export her animated movie in a file format that will load quickly on the internet. What file extension should she choose?
Madison wants to determine the exact point in the animation where a movement begins and ends. What does Madison need to adjust?
What would be an example of digital audio?
There are a lot of online services that will allow users to listen to music as the remaining data is being downloaded to the computer. What type of technology do these websites use?
Jim wants to make a recording with sound coming out of two speakers. He wants one channel for vocals and one channel for music. Which type of recording would accomplish this?
The file can be heard before the downloading process is completed
When listening to audio files over the internet, what is an advantage of using streaming audio?
When audio is converted into digital format, a device records many fragments of it. Which of the following terms describes this process?
Which of the following types of audio would produce the most realistic sound?
What file format would you export for the web so most people can play it?
Jim wants to record a single channel for playback on his inexpensive MP3 player. Which type of audio recording would he use?
When a sound has been created or captured electronically, it is known as:
Thomas wants to use a particular section of audio repeatedly in his production. What technique will allow him to accomplish this?
Buster is ready to produce his radio commercial. What is his first step in the production process?
MP3 and WMA
Jim wants to make a recording that can be streamed. He wants to use the two most common audio streaming formats. What should he use?
Recording music using a keyboard controller is commonly accomplished using which type of audio file format?
While Alan is recording a concert, he uses a visual representation of the audio levels to make sure they are not too loud. What is Alan using?
Elizabeth is playing an electronic keyboard and recording it into her computer. Which audio format allows Elizabeth to play an electronic keyboard and record it into her computer?
Bob wants to make a realistic recording of natural sounds and needs to use the best system possible to capture it in detail. Which type of system should he use?
Choosing the appropriate microphone occurs in which phase of audio production?
Judy wants to create a gradual volume transition from one audio clip to the next. Which editing technique will allow her to accomplish this?
Choose appropriate equipment
During the pre-production phase for audio, which of the following is important?
Bob is recording music to his computer from his keyboard controller. Which of the following is being used?
David is creating an audio commercial for the local radio station. After recording and mixing the commercial, he needs to control the output signal level. Which of the following should he use?
A podcast made of the homecoming football game is primarily for which purpose?
Trina is listening to music and notices that different sounds are being played through her left speaker than those that are being played from her right speaker. What is this technique called?
Steve captured moving images of a sporting event using an electronic device. What Steve did is known as which of the following?
Which term describes the speed at which video appears on the screen?
Which is the television system used across most of Europe?
In comparison to HDTV, Standard definition's screen width and height have a different:
Bryan is purchasing a new TV and wants to make sure the picture quality is of high quality and does not flicker. Which of the following scanning methods should Bryan choose?
If you change a video's screen width or height, you have changed its:
Websites like YouTube start playing videos almost instantaneously when the play button is clicked. What technology makes this possible?
Which is the television system used in United States?
Which broadcasting system is primarily used by France?
During Spring Break, Adam went with his French class to Paris. When he watched television in the hotel, what type of television system was being used?
Kaitlyn notices that her new widescreen TV's height to width ratio is 16:9. What is this describing?
Which recording format would allow the user to record a signal in an uninterrupted, continuous flow?
Which is most likely to affect the technical quality quality of video?
Which format will allow a user to access audio and video content before the entire file has been downloaded?
Which recording format would allow the user to record a signal as individual pieces of data?
Which file format is most appropriate for Apple computers?
Which phase of video production includes creating the storyboard and writing the script?
The opening scene of a news program needs to show the entire set and all of the anchors. Which composition technique will best accomplish this?
Mallory is viewing some footage she recently shot with her video camera and notices that it appears dark. What did Mallory forget to adjust?
Which is an example of a Microsoft proprietary video file type?
Which camera movement is utilized when pivoting vertically?
Calvin has gathered all of his video footage and imported it into the software. Now he is using Adobe Premiere to edit the clips. Which phase of video production is Calvin currently in?
On the set of a video shoot, Sydney is setting up her tripod and camera. Which phase of video production is Sydney currently in?
Zachary opens a video file on his computer and notices that it automatically opens using the QuickTime video player. Most likely, what format is this video?
Low angle shot
A director is shooting a movie in which a villain is chasing someone. Which type of composition technique would make the villain appear scary or intimidating?
Similar to zooming, which camera move has a forward and backward motion?
Lucy is using a Microsoft PC. Most likely, the video file that she uses on her computer will be in which format?
What type of camera movement is created when the camera remains stationary, but pivots vertically(up and down)?
Which camera move is similar to panning, also using a side to side motion?
Which is an example of Adobe proprietary video file type?
Which camera movement is created when the camera physically moves horizontally( left or right)?
Which technique uses the camera lens to make a subject appear closer?
Kyle is using a video camera when he notices that the subject appears blurry. What does Kyle need to adjust?
Rule of thirds
Which compositional technique calls on the operator to imagine a tic-tac-toe board on the viewfinder to help in composing a shot?
Which camera movement is utilized when pivoting horizontally?
Unlike a Standard Definition DVD, Blur-Ray disc use this file type:
Ben is on his tablet and tries to watch a video embedded on a website, but he receives an error that he does not have Flash Player. What format was the video Ben was trying to watch?
Similar to the horizontal motion of a truck, which camera movement also moves horizontally?
MPEG-2 is the standard file type for:
Rule of thirds
When a videographer mentally divides the frame into thirds both horizontally and vertically, which composition technique is he or she using?
Tristan is using a video camera and notices that the picture looks very blue compared to true color. What does Tristan need to adjust?
Which format should Ellie use to burn a video to Blu-Ray disc?
Which camera movement is performed when the entire camera is moved from side to side in a linear or arched motion?
When a particular word on a website is clicked, it takes the user to a different page. What is this clickable connection called?
Ana's webpage contains connections to other related websites. These are examples of:
Kesha turns on her computer and prepares to visit an internet site. Which type of software will enable her to do this?
Which term describes the method by which files and data are transferred over the internet?
Bob is creating his website and wants to preview what is will look like to internet users. Which software will help him accomplish this?
Search engine optimization
Laurie has made a beautiful website that could be helpful to many internet users. However, it is difficult to find and does not get a lot of visitors. What important factor has Laurie not addressed during the creation of her website?
When internet users access Kelly's website, they can easily see the content on the main page. However, they have trouble finding their way around the other pages. Which feature of Kelly's website needs work?
WYSIWYG software allows her to build without writing complex code
Gertie has obtained Dreamweaver to help her build sites. Which may be an advantage of using this Web-building program?
Emily's client has specified that the website she is building should be created using professional grade WYSIWYG software. Of the following, which would be the best choice?
When Dylan hovers his mouse cursor over an image on a website, a small box with textual description of the image appears. What is this feature referred to as?
Proof every page
Devon is finished putting in the content, design, and functionality for her website. What should she do next?
It makes site wide font and other style changes easier to achieve
Renaldo wants to learn CSS before he builds his new website. What would be the advantage of using CSS?
Amanda is setting up a reusable guide to help organize and arrange the content on her web pages. What is this called?
Setting up the root folder
Rachel is designing a website. To begin, she sets up a central location where all of the files she will be using are going to be stored. What is this called?
Tom's web page has a map of his state, divided by Congressional districts. The map includes links to each representative's website. What web element did he use to create those links?
Jennifer uses graphical layout instead of text-based coding to create her website. The software she uses is referred to as:
On her website, Mariah has a map of the United States that links each individual state to a different web page. What is this feature referred to as?
Pages may not display the same way in different browsers
Luisa has built a beautiful Web page, but has only viewed it in internet explorer. Why should she test it in other browsers?
Paul has created a website that is organized well and easy to navigate. However, the images he has chosen take a long time to load, even using fast internet connections. What important fact of web design has Paul forgotten to address?
David has divided an image into three parts and linked each section to a different webpage or location on the current webpage. What type of web element is he using?
Publish the website
Andrew has finished the website he is building for a small company. Of the following, which will he do last?
It enables greater interactivity for visitors to the site
Claire is using PHP in her website. Which is the advantage of using this scripting language?
Joseph wants to purchase a program that will let him build a website without writing code. Why is Dreamweaver well suited to meet that need?
Melanie's website includes useful information but users are forced to scroll extensively to find it. Which element of the site should she consider changing?
Emily wants the website she is building to be easy to maintain, with style that can be revised quickly and efficiently when a fresh look is desired. Which tool will help her achieve this?
Which sever side web development language connects an HTML file to a database of information?
Which type of web design software will allow the user to manipulate the design components of a website without writing or editing code?
Jared's website includes a lot of information, so users are having trouble finding what they want to see. Which element of the site most likely needs improvement?
Which web design language makes site wide design changes like fonts and color scheme east to achieve?
Julie wants the website she is building to be interactive, with Web pages composed and displayed depending on the information individual users need to access. Which scripting language will help her achieve this?
Which web design language uses "tags" that denote structure elements like heading, paragraphs, and lists?
Monty wants the end user to see or hear a change when their cursor moves over a link.
It enables greater interactivity for visitors to the site
Brendan has achieved certification in Adobe Flash. How will knowledge of this software help him create web content?
Evan is building a complex website. In his code, he is separating the presentation(the look and formatting) of the pages from the content. The technology he is using is referred to as:
Publish the website
ABC Company's website is complete and had been tested. Which action makes the pages available to web visitors?
Peter is troubleshooting his website for errors and checking its compatibility with several different internet browsers. Which phase of web design is Peter currently in?
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