Practice Test Project 5
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1.
What is text composed of?
 A: characters
 B: multimedia applications
 C: multimedia software programs
 D: data representations
2.
What is computer-assisted instruction?
 A: software that assists teachers with self-paced learning
 B: software designed to help teach facts, information, and/or skills associated with subject-related materials
 C: software that first supplies factual information and then uses repetitive exercises
 D: software that uses virtual reality technology to convey subject-related materials
3.
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
4.
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
5.
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
6.
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
7.
What is the definition of interactive digital media?
 A: digital media that accepts input from users and allows users to move at their own pace
 B: digital media that incorporates graphics, audio, animation and video
 C: digital media designed specifically to facilitate distance learning
 D: digital media designed to be fun as well as educational
8.
In professional development terms, what is self-paced training?
 A: teachers using Web-enhanced courses to enrich students' learning experiences
 B: teachers using Web-enhanced courses to develop their own teaching skills
 C: teachers signing up for a specific online course and receiving credit after they complete the training
 D: teachers offering students a chance to learn using multimedia applications
9.
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
10.
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
11.
What music industry standard defines how digital musical devices represent sound electronically?
 A: MIDI
 B: MPEG
 C: JPEG
 D: ASCII
12.
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
13.
What term describes the combination of text, graphics, animation, audio, and video?
 A: multimedia
 B: Web-enhancement
 C: edutainment
 D: online learning
14.
How is an online course taught?
 A: with Web-enhanced techniques
 B: mostly or completely on the Web
 C: in a classroom, with multimedia equipment
 D: through computer-based curricula
15.
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
16.
The interaction of virtual reality with live performance is called ____.
 A: e-performance
 B: e-zine
 C: converged media
 D: branching
17.
What is a graphic that has the illusion of motion?
 A: a clip art selection
 B: animation
 C: a visual representation
 D: a cartoon
18.
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
19.
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
20.
Which term describes a digital representation of nontextual information?
 A: link
 B: simulations
 C: graphics
 D: remediation

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