What is another name for the dynamic microphone?
The dynamic microphone's sound-generating element is constructed of a diaphragm, a permanent magnet, and a voice coil. Into which of these is a small electrical current induced during use?
none of the above
In what way does a condenser microphone differ from the dynamic microphone?
The condenser microphone needs a power supply, and the dynamic microphone doesn't.
The dynamic microphone has a diaphragm, and the condenser microphone doesn't.
The dynamic microphone has better sound quality than the condenser microphone.
The condenser microphone is bidirectional, and the dynamic microphone is omnidirectional.
True 5.1 surround sound is accomplished by adding what to the basic stereo setup of left and right front channels?
a single rear or surround channel
both left and right rear or surround channels
both left and right rear or surround channels plus a center front channel
both left and right rear or surround channels plus a center front channel plus a bass channel
Which microphone pickup pattern picks up sound on all sides?
Which microphone would probably be most appropriate for conducting an interview in the sidelines at a football game?
Which microphone would probably be most appropriate for picking up a sportscaster announcing at a baseball game?
Which of the following is most likely to exaggerate the bass sounds of a person's voice?
What is the purpose of a shock mount?
to reduce plosive sounds
to keep the announcer's head at least 12 inches away from the microphone
the isolate the microphone from the mechanical vibrations
to prevent static electricity discharges
Which type of microphone stand can be farthest away from a person and still allow the person to be close to the microphone?
Which stereo miking technique uses two microphones crosses (like swords) at a 90-degree angle to each other
A microphone is a transducer, which means it can pick up sound equally well in all directions.
Which type of microphone uses small, multiple sound-generating elements within a single microphone housing?
A microphone's pickup pattern is exactly the same thing as a microphone's polar response
A pop filter attaches directly to the head of the microphone
Which microphone would be best at picking up sound when the sound source is a considerable distance from the microphone?
Sound picked up from the rear of a microphone is 90 degrees off-axis
When testing a microphone's level, what should you do?
Say the word "testing" over and over again
Read the first several lines of your copy
Count from 1 to 50
Blow into the microphone as hard as you can
Microphone impedance refers to a microphone's ability to create an output signal.
Which term describes a "screech" that occurs when sound is picked up by a microphone, amplified, fed back through a speaker, and picked up again, over and over?
Which of the following is not a way that microphones are commonly classified?
their sound-generating element
their pickup pattern
Which stereo miking technique splits a pair of omnidirectional or cardioid microphones to the left and right of center about 3 to 10 feet apart?
Which microphone has a wire spiral embedded in a circular diaphragm as part of its sound-generating element?
moving coil microphone
regulated phase microphone
Multiple-microphone interference can be avoided if the microphones employed are at least three times as far from each other as they are from the sound source.
Which of the following is not another term for a wireless microphone?
The purpose of the microphone is to change energy into energy.