Practice Test Project 5
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1.
Which is an example of a practical, commercial use of virtual reality?
 A: a magazine in electronic format
 B: a business course taught on the Web
 C: a simulated showroom that lets customers wander around and inspect products
 D: a check-in station that allows travelers to pick up airline tickets using a credit card
2.
Creating a digital media presentation involves ____.
 A: producing digital media elements
 B: defining elements relationships
 C: sequencing the elements
 D: all of the above
3.
What tool allows individuals to learn by completing exercises using instructional software on computers?
 A: edutainment
 B: electronic book downloads
 C: distance learning
 D: computer-based training
4.
Which of the following uses text, graphics, sound, animation and video to explain a topic or provide additional information.
 A: iPod Books
 B: electronic reference text
 C: hyper-training
 D: digital media newspaper
5.
What is audio?
 A: any music, speech, or other sound
 B: a multimedia representation of a graphic
 C: an element of distance learning
 D: a necessary feature of Web-based learning programs
6.
What is a tutorial?
 A: a teaching program designed to help individuals learn to use a product or concept
 B: programs designed to instruct
 C: programs that review content many times until a student grasps the concepts being taught
 D: both a and b
7.
What is digital media software?
 A: any computer-based presentation or application software that uses simulations
 B: any computer-based presentation or application software that uses multimedia elements
 C: any computer-based presentation or application software that relies on the World Wide Web
 D: any computer-based presentation or applications software that uses the principles of edutainment
8.
What kind of course adds use of the Web to a traditional classroom set-up?
 A: a Web-enhanced course
 B: a distance learning course
 C: a multimedia course
 D: a Web-simulation course
9.
What is the name for a computerized self-service structure that allows people to access information in public places?
 A: e-book
 B: iPod
 C: virtual reality
 D: information kiosk
10.
Which company offers the PowerPoint digital media authoring tool?
 A: Apple
 B: Microsoft
 C: Dell
 D: None of the above
11.
What is the popular standard for video compression and decompression?
 A: MIDI
 B: MPEG
 C: JPEG
 D: HDTV
12.
What is an advantage of a creativity application?
 A: It encourages students to use imagination and ingenuity.
 B: It provides students with high-quality tutorials.
 C: It offers students a chance to use critical-thinking skills.
 D: It provides students with creative remedial lessons.
13.
How do visual learners learn?
 A: They retain a higher percentage of material if they see the information represented through simulations.
 B: They retain a higher percentage of material if they see the information represented graphically.
 C: They retain a higher percentage of material if they see the information represented through software applications.
 D: They retain a higher percentage of material if they see the information represented through text.
14.
What type of software supplies factual information and then provides repetitive exercises?
 A: self-paced learning software
 B: drill-and-practice software
 C: edutainment software
 D: remediation
15.
What is Web-based training?
 A: the use of multimedia applications for educational purposes
 B: a form of distributed education
 C: an approach to computer-based training that uses the technologies of the Internet and the World Wide Web
 D: the delivery of education from one location to another
16.
Which term describes a digital representation of nontextual information?
 A: link
 B: simulations
 C: graphics
 D: remediation
17.
What is an electronic book?
 A: a book-sized computer that allows users to read, save, highlight, bookmark, and add notes to online text
 B: a book-sized computer that presents PowerPoint slide shows
 C: a tool for sending and receiving messages electronically
 D: none of the above
18.
The interaction of virtual reality with live performance is called ____.
 A: e-performance
 B: e-zine
 C: converged media
 D: branching
19.
What music industry standard defines how digital musical devices represent sound electronically?
 A: MIDI
 B: MPEG
 C: JPEG
 D: ASCII
20.
What term describes a nonlinear approach to instruction, in which alternative paths through a lesson are provided based on students' responses?
 A: remediation
 B: branching
 C: self-pacing
 D: tutoring

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