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  1. Cardioid microphones are sensitive to sounds coming in on the primary axis (front) and reject sound coming in from the rear and sides.1

    Cardioid microphones are sensitive to sounds coming in on the primary axis (front) and reject sound coming in from the rear and sides.

  2. In relation to Shotgun microphones, which one of the following statements is true?1

    In relation to Shotgun microphones, which one of the following statements is true?

  3. Using headphones for extended periods, with the volume increased to a high level, might result in the user developing Tinnitus or hearing loss.1

    Using headphones for extended periods, with the volume increased to a high level, might result in the user developing Tinnitus or hearing loss.

  4. Which of the following microphone directional responses has a polar pattern which will pick up sound equally in most directions?1

    Which of the following microphone directional responses has a polar pattern which will pick up sound equally in most directions?

  5. Which of the following will have greatest effect on the way sound waves interact with real-world environments?1

    Which of the following will have greatest effect on the way sound waves interact with real-world environments?

  6. In general terms, the longer the barrel of a Shotgun microphone…1

    In general terms, the longer the barrel of a Shotgun microphone…

  7. Setting the overall audio level too low in post production will result in…1

    Setting the overall audio level too low in post production will result in…

  8. Using balanced audio cables will generally…1

    Using balanced audio cables will generally…

  9. What is the usual polar pattern of a clip-on ‘Lavalier’ type microphone?1

    What is the usual polar pattern of a clip-on ‘Lavalier’ type microphone?

  10. Which of the following is a common term for unedited video footage?1

    Which of the following is a common term for unedited video footage?

  11. Condenser Microphones will often receive power along the path of the microphone cable. This is referred to as…1

    Condenser Microphones will often receive power along the path of the microphone cable. This is referred to as…

  12. On which principle does the Condenser microphone work?1

    On which principle does the Condenser microphone work?

  13. Which one of the following microphone types cope best with extremely high sound pressure levels?1

    Which one of the following microphone types cope best with extremely high sound pressure levels?

  14. Balanced audio cables will generally have which of the following connectors?1

    Balanced audio cables will generally have which of the following connectors?

  15. Which one of the following statements is true?1

    Which one of the following statements is true?

  16. When you turn up on location, what is the first thing you should do to help you record good sound?1

    When you turn up on location, what is the first thing you should do to help you record good sound?

  17. A misdirected microphone is referred to as being…1

    A misdirected microphone is referred to as being…

  18. If you were to move away from a sound source in an area (with an absorbent ground surface) from 4 feet to 8 feet, the sound level would be reduced by 6dB.1

    If you were to move away from a sound source in an area (with an absorbent ground surface) from 4 feet to 8 feet, the sound level would be reduced by 6dB.

  19. If you were recording a studio interview – with two people positioned on opposite sides of a centrally placed microphone – which one of the following microphone characteristics would be most appropriate?1

    If you were recording a studio interview – with two people positioned on opposite sides of a centrally placed microphone – which one of the following microphone characteristics would be most appropriate?

  20. Which of the following is one of the three “best practice” rules of using microphones?1

    Which of the following is one of the three “best practice” rules of using microphones?

  21. If you have your audio levels set to Manual mode, what would be the benefit of using the “Auto Limit” or “Limiter” function?1

    If you have your audio levels set to Manual mode, what would be the benefit of using the “Auto Limit” function?

  22. The pressure of sound at 4 metres from the source will be higher than that at 8 metres from the source by a factor of…1

    The pressure of sound at 4 metres from the source will be higher than that at 8 metres from the source by a factor of…

  23. The majority of on-board camera microphones, and all shotgun microphones, are of which type?1

    The majority of on-board camera microphones, and all shotgun microphones, are of which type?

  24. The average human ear can discern frequencies between…1

    The average human ear can discern frequencies between…

  25. Which THREE of the following are the main elements of most soundtracks?1

    Which THREE of the following are the main elements of most soundtracks?

  26. The distance from the peak to the trough of a sound wave is called its…1

    The distance from the peak to the trough of a sound wave is called its…

  27. Which TWO of the following microphone characteristics has a heart-shaped polar pattern?1

    Which TWO of the following microphone characteristics has a heart-shaped polar pattern?

  28. High frequencies carry, but bass or low frequencies do not.1

    High frequencies carry, but bass or low frequencies do not.

  29. In relation to connecting third-party audio feeds to your camera, the term “Front of House Mix” refers to…1

    In relation to connecting third-party audio feeds to your camera, the term “Front of House Mix” refers to…

  30. In relation to Automatic Gain Control (AGC) of audio levels, which one of the following statements is correct?1

    In relation to Automatic Gain Control (AGC) of audio levels, which one of the following statements is correct?

  31. Short wavelengths (high frequencies) are reflected easily, while long wavelengths (low frequencies) pass in or around virtually everything.1

    Short wavelengths (high frequencies) are reflected easily, while long wavelengths (low frequencies) pass in or around virtually everything.

  32. The battery in your shotgun microphone is very low and you do not have a spare. Which one of the following statements is true?1

    The battery in your shotgun microphone is very low and you do not have a spare. Which one of the following statements is true?

  33. In relation to microphones, what is the “Proximity Effect”?1

    In relation to microphones, what is the “Proximity Effect”?

  34. In relation to Parabolic microphones, which one of the following statements is correct?1

    In relation to Parabolic microphones, which one of the following statements is correct?

  35. A “Wild Track” is…1

    A “Wild Track” is…

  36. On the digital audio scale, the optimum recording level is between…1

    On the digital audio scale, the optimum recording level is between…

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