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Do you speak Geek? A Vital Video Quiz

Do you speak Geek? A Vital Video Quiz

1. In video, this describes a reduction in data size to save disk space or transmission time. What is it?
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2. In a video file, this is the number of images that are displayed per second. What is it?
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3. These are terms that describe whether or not, in the compression of a video file, all original data can be recovered when the file is uncompressed. What is it?
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4. This acronym that stands for "compression/decompression." What is it?
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5. This popular video authoring software was developed by Macromedia. Adobe owns it now. What is it?
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6. This is a synonym for data transfer rate. What is it?
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7. This is a sound and motion picture file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) specification. What is it?
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8. This video player uses the WMV, WMA and ASF file formats to encode audio and video. What is it?
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9. This is an image projection attribute that describes the proportional relationship between the width of an image and its height. What is it?
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10. This measure of computer data storage capacity is "roughly" a billion bytes. The prefix, very fitting for video files, comes from a Greek word meaning "giant." What is it?
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