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UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA FINAL EXAMINATION

COURSE COURSE CODE EXAMINATION TIME

INTERACTIVE MULTIMEDIA CSC253/ITC300 APRIL 2006 3 HOURS

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES 1. This question paper consists of three (3) parts : PART A (40 Questions) PART B (9 Questions) PART C (4 Questions) Answer ALL questions from all three (3) parts. i) Answer PART A in the Objective Answer Sheet. ii) Answer PART B in the Answer Booklet. iii) Answer PART C in the Answer Booklet. Start each answer on a new page. Do not bring any material into the examination room unless permission is given by the invigilator. Please check to make sure that this examination pack consists of: i) the Question Paper ii) an Objective Answer Sheet - provided by the Faculty iii) an Answer Booklet - provided by the Faculty

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PART A (40 MARKS)

When viewers of a multimedia project are allowed to control what and when elements are to be delivered, it is known as _________ multimedia. A. interpretive B. intuitive C. impressive D. interactive 2. A multimedia presentation that runs like a movie, starting from the beginning and running through to the end is considered as a ________ presentation. A. linear B. nonlinear C. interactive D. temporal
Out of the four primary stages in a multimedia project, the final stage is

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planning and costing delivery testing designing and producing

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_________ are monitors that usually have a textured coating across the glass face. A. Graphic tablets B. Keyboards C. Touchscreens D. Trackballs Which A. B. C. D. of the following is NOT the responsibility of a project manager? organizes the production of multimedia create interfaces and media types for content responsible for the overall development and implementation monitor day-to-day operations

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A multimedia writer is responsible for all of the following tasks EXCEPT


A. B. C. D. write proposals develop characters designed for interactive environments script voice-overs and actor's narrations technical drawing and illustration

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________ uses a powerful but ________ compression method that produces files as much as ten times more compressed than GIF. A. JPEG; lossless
B. C. D. JPEG; lossy BMP; lossless BMP; lossy

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Translating or designing multimedia into a language other than the one in which it was originally written is called _________. A. translation B. characterize C. localization D. standardization Four-colour printing is designated as CMYK. What does CMYK stands for? A. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Blue B. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black C. Cyan, Maroon, Yellow, Blue D. Cyan, Maroon, Yellow, Black Which A. B. C. D. of the following is NOT among the image file formats? GIF JPEG MPEG TIFF

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Following are the capabilities of vector images EXCEPT _________. A. the images can be filled with colour and patterns B. only use a fraction of memory space as compared to bitmap images C. vector images can be used for photo-realistic images D. vector-drawn objects can be mathematically expressed in angles, coordinates and distances. An animation technique that uses a series of progressively different graphics on each frame of movie film is known as ________. A. keyframes B. eel animation C. kinematics D. tweening

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_________ is a study of movement and motion of structures that have joints. A. Morphing B. Phi C. Kinematics D. Persistence of vision

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In order to ensure smooth transition of two images in morphing, it is crucial to set the
A. B. C. D. keyframe key points key tags frame rate

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The following are for broadcast video standard and recording format commonly in use around the world EXCEPT _________. A. NTSC B. DRTV C. PAL
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_________ is electronic process of readjusting the magnets that guide the electrons in a CRT (Cathode Ray Tube). A. Degaussing B. Flattening C. Tracking D. Streaming Of all the hardware platforms listed below, which one is considered by many developers as being better equipped to manage both sound and video editing? A. Dell B. Sun C. Apple D. IBM Which of the following statement is TRUE about MIDI files? I. MIDI file is many times smaller than CD-quality digital audio files. II. MIDI files embedded in web pages load and play more quickly than their digital equivalents due to its small file size. III. MIDI data is not easily updatable. IV. MIDI cannot easily be used to play back spoken dialog.

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To conserve storage space of a sound file, _________ can be used where the number of sample slices taken is reduced. A. reversing B. downsampling C. sampling rate D. downsize Which of the following is NOT true about the "Red Book"? A. An international standard for digitally encoding the high-quality stereo of the consumer CD music market. B. The name "Red Book" is derived from the colour of the standard's book jacket. C. "Red" is an acronym for "Registered Electronic Data". D. The audio sample size and sampling rate determined by the "Red Book" is 16-bitsat44.1kHz. Software that is dedicated to producing crafted bitmapped images is called _________ software. A. coloring B. drawing C. sketching D. painting In order for you to warp, twist, shadow, diffuse, or "filter" your images, image-editing programs must support ________. A. anti-aliasing B. plug-ins C. key board ing D. interleaving
If your client and you are both connected to Internet, the most cost-effective and efficient communication solution for both creative development and project management is to use ________. A. e-mail B. FTP C. a and b D. None of the above

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Three I. II. III. IV. A. B. C. D.

elements that make up QuickTime are: QuickTime media services QuickTime Media Abstraction Layer QuickTime controller QuickTime movie file format I, II and III I, II and IV I, III and IV II, III and IV

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In multimedia projects, the branching". A. linear B. hierarchical C. nonlinear D. composite

structure is also called "linear with

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A navigation map or also known as map provides you with a table of contents as well as a chart of the logical flow of the interactive interface. A. depth B. surface C. structure D. site
Below are some mistakes that you will want to avoid in creating computer graphics
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busy screens clashes of color lots of white space frilly pattern borders

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Which of the following statements about designing and producing multimedia projects are TRUE? I. Hot spots can be text, graphic, and icon II. Icons are fundamental graphic objects symbolic of an activity or concept III. Too much navigational freedom may resulted in viewers getting lost IV. Too much feedback and too many changes can kill your multimedia project A. B. C. D. I and II I, II, and III II, III and IV I, II, III and IV

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The information and material that defines what your project is about is called A. B. C. D. content clip art value talent

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The _________ is developed for CD-ROM and it provides a standard for data storage and retrieval. A. Red Book B. Yellow Book C. Green Book D. Orange Book Which type of testing group is represented by real users? A. Gold testing B. Alpha testing C. Beta testing D. Bronze testing The current trend in software packaging is toward A. elaboration B. activation C. sophistication D. simplification Three metaphors used for organizing multimedia elements and events are A. B. C. D. card-based, page-based, and book-based card-based, icon-based, and event-driven card-based, icon-based, and time-based page-based, icon-based, and event-driven

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A _________ version allows your project to play back without requiring the full authoring software and all its tools and editors. A. handler B. conditional C. run-time D. lingo

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Which of the following statements about Macromedia Director is TRUE? A. Director is a powerful, complex, and full-featured authoring tool B. Director movies are not cross platform C. Director is a page-based authoring tool D. A particular instance of an element in the Score is a lingo

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A prototype is sometimes called a proof-of-concept or _________ study. A. prerequisite B. pre-testing C. scheduling D. feasibility _________ are pictures with defined hot spots that link to other documents when a user clicks on them. A. Plug-ins B. Palettes C. Image maps D. Applets _________ is controlling the space between individual character pairs in a line of text. A. Serif B. Kerning C. Sans Serif D. Typeface
MSC-status companies enjoy a set of incentives and benefits from the Malaysian Government backed by the ________. A. ten Flagship applications B. ten Bill of Incentives C. seven Flagship applications D. seven Bill of Incentives The need for a technologically-literate thinking workforce who is well able to perform in a global environment as well as use information age tools and technology has resulted in the existence of _________ Flagship Application. A. E-Government B. Smart School C. E-business D. Technopreneur Development

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PART B (30 MARKS) QUESTION 1

What does it mean by 'integrated multimedia'? (2 marks)


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Define linear and non-linear multimedia presentation. (4 marks)


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List THREE (3) common styles for a font. (3 marks)


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Describe TWO (2) circumstances where it is more suitable to use digital audio as multimedia soundtrack rather than MIDI files. (4 marks)
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List TWO (2) ways of how bitmap images can be made. (4 marks)
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Give THREE (3) features for a good 3-D modeling tool. (6 marks)
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Define icons and give an example. (3 marks)


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What is morphing?
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Define 'persistence of vision1.

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PART C (30 MARKS)

QUESTION 1

Government Multipurpose Card (GMPC) is one of the MSC Flagship Applications. A few government agencies have collaborated in developing a smart card solution known as MyKad. Name FOUR (4) agencies. (4 marks)
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Web can be a medium of delivery for multimedia titles. What are the THREE (3) tips that can be followed in developing a multimedia project on the Web? (6 marks)
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Discuss FIVE (5) capabilities and limitation of a bitmap image and vector image. (10 marks)
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A navigation map provides you with a table of contents as well as chart of logical flow of the interactive interface. Illustrate and explain the following: a) b) c) d) e) Linear Hierarchical Nonlinear Composite Depth Structure (10 marks)

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