Video Editing MCQs

Video Editing MCQs

These Video Editing multiple-choice questions and their answers will help you strengthen your grip on the subject of Video Editing. You can prepare for an upcoming exam or job interview with these 80+ Video Editing MCQs.
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1: VFX Stand for ?

A.   Video FilmX

B.   Video fight X-Ray

C.   Visual Effects

2: What is the frame rate for PAL?

A.   30

B.   24

C.   29.97

D.   25

3: The special effects technique of making a specific hue or color within a clip transparent, revealing another video layer below, is known as:

A.   Rotoscope

B.   Rear Projection

C.   Multiple Exposure

D.   Chroma Key

4: What is the standard frame rate for NTSC television?

A.   24 frames per second

B.   59.94 frames per second

C.   25 frames per second

D.   29.97 frames per second

5: What is the name of the property to increase or decrease the footage size ?

A.   Positon

B.   Scale

C.   Anchor Point

D.   Opacity

6: What are the shortcut keys for Undo ?

A.   Ctrl + U

B.   Ctrl + Z

7: If 3 pieces of footage are stacked on top of each other in the timeline, which one will be seen on the monitor?

A.   The Middle One

B.   The Bottom One

C.   The Top One

8: Which of these editing tips is both real and important?

A.   Make sure music levels are brought down properly so your audience can hear voice-overs and interview audio.

B.   When you're done editing, don't render any effects because they'll look best that way.

C.   When adding audio tracks, don't worry about checking your levels because the software will do it all for you.

D.   Adding several blank audio tracks at the end of the editing process to be sure you have space for your timeline to breathe.

E.   Add one frame of black with no audio in the middle of your project to help your hard disk drives run faster.

9: If a clip in your sequence has "gone offline," how might you correct it?

A.   There is no way to reconnecting them without deleting the clip and reimporting

B.   Point the program at the source media using Relink or Reconnect

C.   Rename the clip to match the source media and the software will automatically connect them

10: What is an L-cut?

A.   A loose transition.

B.   An edit where the audio of the next shot begins before we can actually see the next shot.

11: What is an In Point?

A.   None of these

B.   A marker indicating where an edit will begin

C.   The first frame of a sequence

D.   A marker indicating where an edit will end

12: The dimensions in pixels of a 16:9 1080p High Definition frame are...

A.   1440 x 1080 pixels

B.   1080 x 720 pixels

C.   640 x 480 pixels

D.   1920 x 1080 pixels

13: Which of the following digital container formats is an exclusive audio container?

A.   AVI

B.   WMV

C.   3GP

D.   MP4

E.   WAV

14: What is a video mixdown?

A.   Make all video tracks visible

B.   Merge all video tracks into one track

C.   Move the top video track down one track

D.   Remove unused video tracks

E.   Disable all video tracks apart from the top track

15: When the sequence playhead moves across multiple tracks of overlaping audio, what is played?

A.   All tracks of audio are played simultaneously

B.   Sequences cannot accomodate multiple video tracks

C.   The top-most audio track only

D.   None of these

16: What might have happened if a clip in your sequence has "gone offline?"

A.   There is a connection error with the media server

B.   The source media may have been moved

C.   Any of these

D.   The source media may have been deleted

17: This best describes what happens when you drag a new media item from the finder or explorer into the program

A.   A clip is created in a bin that references the raw media file, which is moved into a special folder elsewhere on the server

B.   The entire raw media file is deleted from its original location and moved into the program

C.   A clip is created in a bin that references the raw media file, which remains in its original location

18: What is the shortest transition in editing?

A.   None of the above

B.   Fade in

C.   Cut

D.   Cross-dissolve

E.   Fade out

19: What is an alpha channel?

A.   The audio track containing principle dialogue

B.   A mask layer for graphics indicating which portions are transparent

C.   A channel containing sync information for linked video and audio tracks

20: A visual effect dividing the frame into two or more images is known as

A.   Flash Frame

B.   Split Screen

C.   Picture in Picture

21: The vertical green, yellow, and red meters with -dB markings measure

A.   Timecode

B.   Frame rates

C.   Audio levels

D.   Video levels

22: What happens when you delete a clip from a bin?

A.   The clip remains in the project but the source media is deleted from the server

B.   The clip is removed from the project and the source media is deleted from the server

C.   The clip is removed from the project but the source media remains on the server

23: The visual representation of an audio file is called

A.   Wave Rate

B.   Wavelength

C.   None of these

D.   Waveform

24: What is an Out Point?

A.   None of these

B.   The last frame of a sequence

C.   A marker indicating where an edit will begin

D.   A maker indicating where an edit will end

25: In HD resolution, ________ is to 720 as 1920 is to 1080.

A.   1440

B.   540

C.   1280

D.   960

26: Which of these codecs are optimized for playback across the internet?

A.   Apple ProRes

B.   H.264

C.   Avid DNXHD

D.   MPEG-2

27: What is Title Safe?

A.   None of these

B.   An option preventing supers and graphics from moving within the timeline

C.   A guideline boundary within which all text-based graphics should be placed

D.   An alternate version of the master with no on-screen text

28: Why is Timecode important?

A.   All of these

B.   Timecode is the only clip metadata that cannot be altered by the user

C.   Timecode is how the software links clips in a project to its source media

D.   Timecode is how in and out points are plotted

29: Which of these is motion graphics software?

A.   Sony Vegas

B.   After Effects

C.   None of the above

D.   Premier Pro

E.   All of the above

30: Which of the following makes use of the 3:2 Pulldown process?

A.   Converting film footage to an NTSC television frame rate

B.   Condensing multiple audio tracks for export

C.   Live switching between multiple sources

D.   Legalizing video chroma levels to broadcast norms

31: A setting which allows you to easily align a clip in the timeline to other clips, markers, or the playhead is known as

A.   Snapping

B.   All of these

C.   Compressing

D.   Ripping

32: Is it true that the editing platform affects the footage quality ? For example : capturing or importing footage to "avid media composer" will keep the quality high more than using "final cut pro"?

A.   True

B.   False

33: What is a jump cut?

A.   An edit where the frames of the preceding and proceeding footage are so similar that it produces a jarring transition.

B.   A very fast transition.

34: You have two 5-second video clips back to back in your timeline on V1. You move both clips straight up one track to V2. What will change when you play back?

A.   The two clips will be dissolved together

B.   Nothing; the clips will play exactly as they did before

C.   Only the second clip will be visible

D.   Only the first clip will be visible

35: Two subjects sit across the table from each other. If the editor cuts from a profile of one subject facing to the right of the screen to a profile of the second subject also facing to the right of the screen the editor has

A.   clarified subject position.

B.   made a two point edit.

C.   broken the 180 rule.

36: You have a clip of dialogue with very low audio. Which of these techniques would make the dialogue easier to hear?

A.   Raise the audio level of the individual clip in the timeline

B.   Any of these

C.   Double up the clip's audio on additional tracks

D.   Add an audio gain filter to the clip

37: What is a Flash Frame?

A.   A 1- or 2-frame video clip in a sequence, usually unintentional

B.   The frame originating sync between audio and video

C.   The initial frame of a sequence

38: Most digital nonlinear systems organize source clips into what?

A.   Reels

B.   Bins

C.   Folders

D.   None of these

39: The process of converting digital media into the program's preferred codec is known as

A.   None of these

B.   Transcoding

C.   Codec Converting

D.   Recoding

40: What is the frame rate for NTSC?

A.   25 fps

B.   24 fps

C.   30 fps

D.   29.97 fps

E.   29 fps

41: What is the Lower Third?

A.   The level of the audio spectrum above which background music should never rise

B.   None of these

C.   Nickname for audio tracks 8-12, usually reserved for music and sound effects

D.   A superimposed name or label on the bottom portion of the screen

42: What is a Jump Cut?

A.   The frame originating sync between audio and video

B.   An edit that skips over the next adjacent clip in the sequence

C.   All of these

D.   A cut between 2 clips that appear jarring when placed back to back

43: What is the name given to the process of balancing the color and lighting levels of footage?

A.   Color Balancing

B.   Color Correction

C.   Visual Restoration

D.   Lighting Enhancement

44: All modern digital editing software are based on which basic workflow?

A.   Flatbed editing

B.   Online editing

C.   Linear editing

D.   Nonlinear editing

45: What is Scrubbing?

A.   Conforming multiple clips to the same framerate

B.   Restoring sync between grouped video and audio tracks

C.   Removing unused clips from a project

D.   Monitoring audio while moving the playhead across a sequence

46: Video scan rates utilizing one fully formed image per single frame are known as _____________ scan.

A.   Single

B.   Progressive

C.   Interlaced

D.   Sequential

47: Modifying colors of an existing color balanced clip with the intention to enhance artistic appearance of clip or to give specific feel to clip based on theme, plot and event of clip is called?

A.   color balancing

B.   color grading

C.   color degrading

D.   color enhancing

48: In video compression, what does VBR stand for?

A.   Vast Bit Rate

B.   Value Bit Rate

C.   Verified Bit Rate

D.   Variable Bit Rate

E.   Video Bit Rate

49: The NTSC timecode format in which 2 frame counts are skipped per minute is called:

A.   Drop Frame Timecode

B.   Skip Frame Timecode

C.   Drop Rate Timecode

D.   Skip Rate Timecode

50: Video scan rates utilizing two alternating fields per single frame are known as _______________ scan.

A.   Sequential

B.   Progressive

C.   Alternating

D.   Interlaced