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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?

2. In a video file, this is the number of images that are displayed per second. What is it?

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?

4. This acronym that stands for "compression/decompression." What is it?

5. This popular video authoring software was developed by Macromedia. Adobe owns it now. What is it?

6. This is a synonym for data transfer rate. What is it?

7. This is a sound and motion picture file that conforms to the Microsoft Windows Resource Interchange File Format (RIFF) specification. What is it?

8. This video player uses the WMV, WMA and ASF file formats to encode audio and video. What is it?

9. This is an image projection attribute that describes the proportional relationship between the width of an image and its height. What is it?

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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This was last updated in August 2008

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