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1Q Quiz: Basics (week 1)

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Quiz to review the topics covered in the first week of the course, mainly in the theory and
demonstrations lectures.

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answers here are my own work.

Question 1
How could you define the field of Audio Signal Processing?
is a software program with which we can analyze and manipulate sounds
is a music discipline of relevance to electronic music
is a group of programming techniques to be used in a variety of engineering topics

is an engineering field that focuses on the computational methods for intentionally altering
sounds

Question 2
Which of these are applications of the field of Audio Signal Processing? (Select all that apply)
data compression
biomechanics
text retrieval
effects and transformations
audio description

Question 3
What is a sinewave?
the frequencies that compose a sound
it is synonymous to square wave
a mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscillation
the sound of a musical instrument rich in harmonics

Question 4
A complex number has two parts
the real and imaginary parts
a positive and a negative number
a sine and a cosine time-varying functions
a left and a right part

Question 5
What is Python?
a website with good information about sounds
a software application for editing sound
the name of an engineer specialists in music
a general purpose high-level programming language

Question 6
What is Audacity?
a software program to visualize, edit and analyze sounds

a technique analyze sounds


a program to perform text retrieval
a software program developed at Universitat Pompeu Fabra of Barcelona

Question 7
Two sequences are orthogonal if
their inner product is 0
they have the same values
one is symmetric to the other
they sum to unity

Question 8
What is sms-tools?
a system handling sms text messages
a matlab software library for computing the spectrum of sounds
a set of software tools for analysis and synthesis of sounds
a sound editor for visualizing and editing sounds

Question 9
What is numpy?
a Python package for scientific computing, mainly for processing arrays
a part of Python useful for plotting sounds and other type of data
a Python package for text processing
the package of python that includes all the signal processing functions

Question 10
What is github?
a discussion forum for people interested in sound and music
a library of tools for audio signal processing
a web-based hosting service for source code management
a website for sharing music and sounds

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