Practice Test Project 5
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1.
What is one way that video compression works?
 A: through use of the MIDI standard
 B: by deleting certain portions of a video in order to save time during playback
 C: by taking advantage of the fact that only a small portion of an image changes from frame to frame
 D: by creating a series of three-minute segments that can take an entire gigabyte of storage each
2.
What is an open learning system?
 A: an integrated learning system in which students teach and teachers learn
 B: an integrated learning system that includes software titles from leading publishers
 C: an integrated learning system that focuses on providing students with remedial lessons
 D: an integrated learning system that combines educational simulation software with drill-and-practice lessons
3.
What music industry standard defines how digital musical devices represent sound electronically?
 A: MIDI
 B: MPEG
 C: JPEG
 D: ASCII
4.
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
5.
What is a graphic that has the illusion of motion?
 A: a clip art selection
 B: animation
 C: a visual representation
 D: a cartoon
6.
What is an integrated learning system that includes software titles from leading publishers?
 A: a branching learning system
 B: drill-and-practice software
 C: an advanced learning system
 D: an authentic learning system
7.
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.
8.
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
9.
In a multimedia application, what function does a link serve?
 A: It allows users to access the program codes that run the application.
 B: It offers users the answers to test questions asked by edutainment software.
 C: It allows users to access information quickly and navigate from one topic to another in nonlinear fashion.
 D: none of the above
10.
What are educational software applications?
 A: computer software products used to support teaching and learning of subject-related content
 B: computer software products that rely on multimedia applications
 C: computer software products that provide opportunities for self-paced training
 D: both a and b
11.
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
12.
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
13.
Which term describes the delivery of education from one location to another?
 A: distance learning
 B: distributed learning
 C: distance education
 D: all of the above
14.
What is instructor-led training?
 A: a form of self-paced training
 B: training that involves continuous interaction with an instructor
 C: training in which students learn entirely through the Web
 D: a form of Web-enhanced education
15.
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
16.
Creating a digital media presentation involves ____.
 A: producing digital media elements
 B: defining elements relationships
 C: sequencing the elements
 D: all of the above
17.
What kind of experience is meant to be both educational and entertaining?
 A: multimedia computer games
 B: edutainment
 C: distance learning
 D: computer-based training
18.
What is a data projector?
 A: an interactive electronic device that users can write on
 B: a device that forecasts the outcome of certain operations performed on a set of data
 C: a device that uses infrared signals to transfer data from one computer to another
 D: a device that projects the image that appears on a computer screen onto a large screen visible to a sizeable audience
19.
What is a digitized version of a magazine available on the Web?
 A: an electronic reference text
 B: an e-book
 C: an e-zine
 D: a how-to guide
20.
A(n) ____ learning system is a sophisticated software program usually developed by an established educational corporation as a complete educational software solution in one package.
 A: open
 B: integrated
 C: advanced
 D: critical thinking

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