Quiz 7
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Select the best answer according to the information in Chapter 7 of Ideas for the Animated Short:
Question: Possible choices
1. Why is it important to develop storyboards? No Response
To make sure the continuity of the perspective is right.
So that you keep the dialogue focused on the action.
To make sure there is visual flow and continuity as well as clarity in the animation.
So that you keep track of how many closeup, long shot and other type of shots.
To prevent yourself from doing a story that has already been done before.
2. A "Process board" is used for No Response
experimenting with different processes or types of animation.
selling the idea to clients.
making jump cuts and reverse shots visible.
the animators to work out the story and see how the it unfolds.
showcasing your drawing skills.
3. A "Production board" is used to No Response
show others how the animation is going to look.
experiment with different camera angles.
describe the characters in depth.
illustrate the settings and props rather than focus on the story.
derive key frames and master lighting from.
4. To be a storyboard artist you need to No Response
be able to draw using perspective and spatial relationships.
be able to draw facial expressions and various poses.
have a good imagination and understand cinematography.
understand acting, staging, lighting and mood.
all of the above.
5. What is cinematography? No Response
The art of designing unique characters.
The use of camera angles, positions and movements to tell a story.
The study of film including history and techniques.
The result of combining theater and literature to tell a story.
A method of taking beats and shots and establishing continuity.
6. Based on the book, what is a beat? No Response
A small component of the music used in animation.
A thumping noise that indicates the next action is about to happen.
A single event, action or visual image in the animation.
The direction a character is facing.
The point in the dialogue that the character is most excited.
7. The difference between a beat sheet and a shot list is No Response
the beat sheet lists the musical relationship with the image and the shot list has the locations and characters for each shot.
the beat sheet includes the sound effects and the shot list has the camera position, angle and movements.
a beat sheet focuses on the direction the characters are facing and the shot list includes the locations and items in the shot.
the beat sheet lists the important events, actions or images and the shot list focuses on the camera position, angle and movements.
a beat sheet is used by the director whereas the shot list is used by the animators.
8. Select the example that best illustrates a problem with continuity. No Response
A character is moving left to right in the shot and in the following shot, he is moving right to left.
The shot shows a farm house then cuts to a waterfall then back to the farm house.
There is a shot of two people talking and the camera cuts to a close-up of one of the people.
The camera moves from left to right showing all the items in the room.
The camera shows a pair of hands holding a gun then cuts to a dead man somewhere else.
9. What is the 180-degree rule? No Response
Keeping the camera on the same side of the character or scene to make sure there is continuity and a logical flow in the actions
Keeping the same relationship of the characters to each other (character A on the right and character B on the left)
Making sure a character that is walking left to right keeps walking left to right in the following shots.
All of the above.
None of the above.
10. As you develop one shot after another shot you need to  No Response
include opposite shots between each.
have a pause between the actions.
have the character moving in the opposite direction to avoid a boring story.
have the character moving in the same direction.
none of the above.
11. Visual continuity is  No Response
keeping the visual look the same unless there is a strong emotional or thematic change in the animation.
making all the objects in the scene the same color.
making the scene visually related to the location.
making sure a character looks the same throughout the shot.
none of the above.
12. Conversations between two people often use these types of shots: No Response
Wide shots
Over the shoulder shots
Establishing shots
Pan and tilt shots
Cut away shots
13. When the animator shows someone looking at something then cuts to a shot of what they are talking about, this is called a(an) No Response
establishing shot.
pan shot.
POV shot.
opposite shot.
wide shot.
14. A reaction shot is important because No Response
the cause is unexplained if we don't include an action/reaction shot for every event.
the camera needs to follow the continuity of the storyboard.
we need to follow the sequence of the chronology of the story.
we need more time to understand the action. 
we need to know what the character is thinking and feeling.
Match the name of the shot to the example (hint: each shot type only has one example below)
15. A shot of a guy thirsty in the desert then a shot of vultures flying around looking for food. No Response
Insert shot
Cross Cut
Cut Away
POV shot
Over the shoulder shot
Reaction shot
16. Two people are talking and the camera is positioned behind the person to the left with a little bit of the person showing in the shot then cuts to behind the person on the right. No Response
Insert shot
Cross Cut
Cut Away
POV shot
Over the shoulder shot
Reaction shot
17. The character is running a race and the camera cuts to show his sneaker with the lace untied then back to him running. No Response
Insert shot
Cross Cut
Cut Away
POV shot
Over the shoulder shot
Reaction shot
18. The character looks up and sees his friend typing then the camera cuts to a view to what he is looking at - his friend's hands typing. No Response
Insert shot
Cross Cut
Cut Away
POV shot
Over the shoulder shot
Reaction shot
19. The main character is drinking coffee with a friend and the friend falls off the chair making a bang noise.  The camera cuts to a close-up of the main character's surprised expression. No Response
Insert shot
Cross Cut
Cut Away
POV shot
Over the shoulder shot
Reaction shot
20. There is a parade on main street then the camera cuts to a people in a restaurant eating then cuts back to the parade getting louder then cut back to the restaurant with glasses rattling then back to the parade with tubas and bass drums playing then cuts back to the restaurant with glasses trembling and finally falling to the floor. No Response
Insert shot
Cross Cut
Cut Away
POV shot
Over the shoulder shot
Reaction shot
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