LightWave MCQs

LightWave MCQs

Answer these 80+ LightWave MCQs and see how sharp is your knowledge of LightWave.
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1: What does Fracture do?

A.   It causes an item to become more dynamic.

B.   It causes an item to break into a million pieces.

C.   It uses dynamics to break an item down.

D.   It breaks an item down into parts for use with dynamics.

2: What is maximum render resolution for 32-bit versions of LightWave?

A.   16,000 x 16,000

B.   800 x 600

C.   4,000 x 4,000

D.   50,000 x 50,000

3: Lightwave now provides a tool for almost instant animation rig set up. What is it called?

A.   Insta-rig

B.   Bone Manager

C.   Genoma

D.   Skelegon

4: In Layout, what camera will give you a completely flat, straight on image?

A.   Perspective camera

B.   Orthographic camera

C.   Real lens camera

D.   Shift camera

5: What is new about sampling in Lightwave 11?

A.   Nothing is new.

B.   It has been unified.

C.   It has been converted to be less comprehensive.

D.   It has been discontinued.

6: Which of the following is an Instanced Object?

A.   Motion blur.

B.   Opacity.

C.   Blur.

D.   Visibility.

7: Layout has three different coordinate systems for rotational and transformational purposes; world, parent, and what?

A.   Local

B.   Standard

C.   Generic

D.   Universal

8: Can you edit Morph Maps with Zbrush?

A.   You can edit Zbrush with MorphMaps.

B.   Yes.

C.   You can only edit Morph Maps with Morph Maps.

D.   No.

9: If when loading a scene, Lightwave prompts you for object and image location, what wasn't set correctly?

A.   Master plugins

B.   Lightwave global settings

C.   Coordinate system

D.   Content directory

10: The Exploded Parts toggle is used for what?

A.   Creating an imploded morph map of the parts.

B.   Creating an exploded morph map of the parts.

C.   Creating exploded parts views.

D.   Creating imploded parts views.

11: What is a ServerRecord?

A.   A Java library.

B.   A runtime library.

C.   A Python dictionary.

D.   A book depository.

12: What does the value, “Minimum Samples” do?

A.   It determines the X-rays per pixel.

B.   It determines the camera angles per pixel.

C.   It determines the cameras per pixel.

D.   It determines the camera rays per pixel.

13: If you have too many transparent objects in the scene, the render may not look as it should. What setting do you need to adjust if the transparency isn't rendering correctly?

A.   Clip Map

B.   Ray Precision

C.   Ray Recursion Limit

D.   Transparency Amount

14: If you wanted to save your configuration settings, where would you save them?

A.   %USERPROFILE%\.NewTek\LightWav\extensions

B.   %USERPROFILE%\.NewTek\LightWave\11.0\configs

C.   %USERPROFILE%\.NewTek\LightWave\Windows\configs

D.   %USERPROFILE%\.NewTek\LightWave\11.0\system

15: When surfacing an object and test rendering the look, sometimes it can take a long time to render just to need to adjust and rerender. What function allows you to render only where you are making changes?

A.   Limited region

B.   Frame Size

C.   Pixel Aspect

D.   Field of View

16: Lightwaves built in tabs allow fast access to its various tools and settings. You will find the plugins, python scripting, and Lscripting in which tab?

A.   Setup tab

B.   Display tab

C.   Utilities tab

D.   Scene tab

17: True or False? There are three ways to surface an object; nodes, layers, and a combination of the two.

A.   False

B.   True

18: What bullet dynamic causes the item to slow down when it comes in contact with other items?

A.   Fraction.

B.   Fracking.

C.   Fracture.

D.   Friction.

19: To set the frames per second, what field do you adjust?

A.   The audio field.

B.   The FPS field.

C.   The PFS field.

D.   The Frame menu.

20: To make your plug-in live, what must be defined?

A.   Only ServerTagInfo structures.

B.   The ServerTagInfo and ServerRecord structures.

C.   Only ServerRecord structures.

D.   Nothing.

21: Why should there be only one ServerRecord instance in your script?

A.   To keep Pcore in check.

B.   To keep it running.

C.   To be sure the Pcore system can locate it.

D.   To keep it away from Pcore.

22: True or False? You can have multiple Instance Generators attached to an object.

A.   True

B.   False

23: IK is a function that allows bones to automatically bend at joints based on a goal objects position in the IK chain. What does IK stand for?

A.   International Kinesics

B.   Inverse Kinematics

C.   Inverse Kinetin

D.   Intentional Kinetics

24: Where are lightmaps assigned?

A.   On the lumination panel.

B.   Your surface's Luminosity channel.

C.   In the settings menu.

D.   In the Luminary menu.

25: What is Lightwave's flocking system based off of?

A.   3D computer models of coordinated animal motion.

B.   The swaying of trees in the wind.

C.   Robotic motion of drones.

D.   Animals running in chaotic patterns.

26: Which is the move tool key?

A.   m

B.   x

C.   l

D.   k

E.   v

27: What does the Device Manager in Lightwave do?

A.   There is no Device Manager in Lightwave.

B.   Assigns programs to devices.

C.   Assigns your devices to an animation.

D.   Assigns your connected device to be used with the Virtual Studio.

28: What are three primitives that have been added to the Geometry Group in Layout's Modeler Tools tab?

A.   Rhombus, Triangle, and Oval.

B.   Triangle, Square, and Oval.

C.   Cube, Sphere, and Ground Plane

D.   Circle, Square, and Taurus.

29: The new VPR setting in Lightwave allows fast editing of surfaces and lighting. What does VPR stand for?

A.   Viewport Preview Rendering

B.   Vermont Public Radio

C.   Varied Pixel Relations

D.   Viper

30: In Modeler, the hotkey "N" will bring up this dialogue box with useful information about the tools that you use.

A.   Numeric box

B.   Notice box

C.   Node information box

D.   New object box

31: What items are included in bullet's properties?

A.   Speed, Rotation, and Velocity.

B.   Collision Body, Reflection, and Color.

C.   Group, Bullet Body, Speed

D.   Bullet Group, Dynamic Body, Collision Body.

32: The new releases of Lightwave allows compatibility with which game engine?

A.   Unity

B.   C4

C.   Lua 3D

D.   XBox Two Alpha

33: What is the Control Booth for?

A.   Setting up scripts to handle the commands that configure your device.

B.   Configuring the controls to work for a new user.

C.   Printing.

D.   Setting up user preferences.

34: What is Python Scripting useful for in Lightwave?

A.   Writing scripts to automatically draw for you.

B.   Creating Lightwave apps.

C.   Creating code that makes Lightwave run smoother.

D.   Creating custom plug-ins.

35: What key toggles between selection modes?

A.   b key

B.   Space bar

C.   v key

D.   c key

E.   h key

36: How do you access a node through your Texture Editor?

A.   Choose Text Editor as the procedural Node.

B.   Choose Shape Editor as the procedural Panel.

C.   Choose Node Editor as the procedural texture.

D.   Choose Procedural Editor as the Node.

37: What Workflow Enhancement can you use to align your model after working off the axis?

A.   Assign to Plane.

B.   Align to Plane

C.   Engage with Plane.

D.   Arrange with Plane.

38: What does “Mass Method” do?

A.   It calculates the 'brightness' of an item.

B.   It calculates the 'darkness' of an item.

C.   Calculates the 'heaviness' of an item.

D.   It calculates the 'dullness' of an item.

39: Because ServerRecord is constructed at the top level of the environment, what else is it considered?

A.   Nothing.

B.   A “local” variable.

C.   A “global” variable.

D.   A “relative” variable.

40: What does Autodesk's Maya do?

A.   It reverses diffuse and ambient, making it necessary to back up your project before using it.

B.   It changes shapes automatically.

C.   It inverts colors.

D.   It adds the framework for creating figures.

41: Lightwave instancing clones one object to as many as you want/need. What is the benefit for using instancing versus actually cloning?

A.   All of the above

B.   Saves system memory

C.   Saves render time

D.   Allows smoother layout navigation

42: What does Edge Padding do?

A.   It creates seams to make note of the user padding.

B.   It makes edges stand out and be more difficult to manage.

C.   It emphasizes user padding.

D.   It creates a user-defined padding so that there are no seams when the size of the map is reduced.

43: Where can the Device Manager be found?

A.   The Bottom Menu.

B.   The Side Menu.

C.   The Top Menu.

D.   The Lunch Menu.

44: How can you make your lighting more subtle in Unity?

A.   Delete them.

B.   Use the lightdampening panel.

C.   Increase their brightness.

D.   Use lightmaps.

45: Is the Global Playback button overridden by individual Play settings?

A.   No.

B.   It can be with the right plug-in.

C.   Only if you specify that it should be.

D.   Yes.

46: What kind of imagery would Fracture be good at creating?

A.   Playful dolphins.

B.   Bread dough.

C.   Shattering glass.

D.   Fluffy kittens.

47: True or False? In order to render faster, Lightwave only renders what is in the cameras view.

A.   False

B.   True

48: After being used to create the digital sets on Avatar, Lightwave added the ability to use hand held devices to move the digital camera in real time. What is that feature called?

A.   Inside the studio

B.   Virtual Studio

C.   Virtual green screen

D.   Real camera motion

49: In order to use the Heat Shrink tool, what does your object need?

A.   A weight map

B.   A morph map

C.   An object in the background layer

D.   A point selection set

50: Endomorphs is a trait offered by which Interchange Tool?

A.   ZGo.

B.   GoZ.

C.   GooZ

D.   ZoG