Question Bank Unit-I

1. What is multimedia? Explain any two features of this technology which can be used in business. 2. What is multimedia? Discuss its various elements. 3. Define the term “multimedia” in the context of computer system. 4. Describe in brief, what do you understand by “multimedia objects”. 5. Describe the stages of multimedia projects using some suitable example. 6. Describe, what do you understand by multimedia software’s presentation tools. 7. What do you understand by image capturing in context of multimedia applications? 8. Write in briefa) Memory and Storage Devices b) Communication Devices 9. Describe the input and output devices used for preparing and distributing multimedia projects. 10. What are the software tools required for creating and editing multimedia elements? 11. What are different types of Authoring tools? What features should be considered while selecting authoring tools for multimedia presentation. 12. What do you understand by DDE and OLE? 13. Discuss the role of multimedia technology in the field of education and entertainment. 14. What do you understand by authoring tools? Explain in brief card, page and icon based event driven tools. 15. Differentiate between synthesized and captured media. Describe in brief the concept of virtual environment in multimedia. 16. Explain at least six features of an image. 17. Discuss the effect of memory capacity and the processor speed on multimedia application development. 18. Explain the concept of convergence of computer, communications and entertainment products. 19. What are the memory requirements of multimedia? 20. Explain the work of a page based authoring tool. 21. What do you understand by sound capturing? Explain with a suitable example. 22. Discuss the role of multimedia technology in the field of education and entertainment. 23. For a display system the display area is 12 × 10 inches and a resolution of 100 dpi and a color depth of 16 bits. Calculate the following i) Size of Fran buffer ii) Aspect ratio
24. Where we use Multimedia? What you need for a Multi media project? 25. What is the purpose of eyedropper tool in drawing/painting tools? Why auto trace tool is used in drawing tools. 26. Name some painting software. List some features of 3-D modeling tools. 27. How sound editing tools are used? 28. What are image editing applications? 29. Write short notes on a. Monitors b. ISDN c. Projectors.

30. How memory and storage devices are used in Multimedia?
31. What is the role of input devices in multimedia? Explain five of them in brief.

Explain the various types of disc drivers. What are general guidelines tat are useful in designing interactive multimedia. 38. 42. 47. where it is utilized. What do you understand by video making? What is the effect of sound. with example. 46. What software drivers are required for multimedia software? 41. Differentiate between the term multimedia system and application. Describe various phases in multimedia application development. Multimedia application development is a iterative process explain. On what criteria you would emphasize while selecting a multimedia computer system. 34. 45. 33. 49. What is the need of multimedia in real world. 44.32. How CD is different from DVD. Discuss about recent development in RAM technology. What are different hardware platform available for multimedia. how the bandwidth affects the data transfer rate on the internet 39. Name some of the recent software used in multimedia industry. What is Multimedia? What is its application area? Discuss the role of multimedia technology in the field of education. Differentiate between the STP and UTP cables with their advantages and disadvantages. 40. Explain the key properties of MM system? 50. 48. video and graphics on the viewer? 37. What makes multimedia so important in modern world. 36. 35. 43. Write short note on – a) Multimedia communication devices b) Multimedia presentation tools c) Remote application sharing . What is optical disk? How it is different from magnetic optical disc. Explain.

Explain the various types of disk drivers. 3. 30. 13. 24. How it is better than Analog Audio System. What is multimedia? What are its application areas? Discuss the role of multimedia technology in the field of education. 27. 14. 17. where it is utilized? 31. 12. What software drivers are required for multimedia software? 25. 29. 18. What is optical disk? How it is different from magnetic optical disk. 8. Discuss the use of text in multimedia. What are the major steps involved in capturing audio in windows environment. 15. Explain the steps involved in audio digitization. 7. What are the various audio cards used in multimedia. What is font? Explain the font designing and editing tools used in multimedia. What are the general guidelines that are useful in designing interactive multimedia? 22. . 19. 9. How CD is different from DVD. How much space will a 1 minute speech take. What do you understand by video conferences? How it is beneficial in in the business work. Discuss about the recent development in RAM technologies. What are the various hardware plat form available for multimedia. Differentiate the STP and UTP cables with their advantage and disadvantage. Give the formula to determine the size (in bytes) of a digital recording from a monophonic recording. if sampling rate 44 kHz and sample size is 16 bits? 6. What do you understand by multimedia? What are the basic technologies used in multimedia and what is its application. Name some of the recent software used in multimedia industry. 16. 2. Explain the digital signal processing of sound. 10. What makes multimedia so important in modern world.Unit. 23. Differentiate between MIDI and digital audio. 5. How is embedded an audio into an HTML file and java applet file.II 1. 26. Explain the terms hypermedia and hypertext. What is the effect of sound video and graphics on the viewer? 21. What do you understand by video capture? Explain wit some suitable example the procedure of capturing video. What is MIDI? How is it different tan digital audio? 4. Explain the various multimedia building blocks. Explain the term “Sound MIDI” in reference to multimedia applications. Explain how the bandwidth affects the data transfer on the internet. 28. What is the need of interface design in multimedia applications? 11. On what criteria you would emphasize while selecting a multimedia computer system. What do you understand by “Digital Audio”. What do you understand by video making? 20. How can the one do the audio recording in Multimedia system? Explain some of the audio file format. What is the need of multimedia in real world.

What do you understand by Finite Context Modeling? Describe with some suitable example.frame and intra. Outline the trade-offs between quality. Show how the arithmetic codes are generated for the string “HUFFMAN”. LZ78 and LZW compression techniques 36. Explain the steps of Shannon-Fano algorithm with suitable example. Lossless data compression makes some file longer.A B C D E Frequencies– 15 7 6 6 5 Construct the Huffman tree and generate the Huffman code for each symbol.1 . What do you mean by dictionary based compression? Consider the text string “WXS*WYGWYS*WYWWSC”. p(x3) ═ 0. 37. p(x2) ═ 0.based Compression. What is the principle of arithmetic coding? Generate the tag interval for the alphabet – A ═ (x1. For the text string “DI$DI$D$DIDI$DIDIA$DIDI”.32. with example. Make a comparison between Huffman and Arithmetic coding. Describe Huffman coding in context with Data Compression. x3) with p(x1) ═ 0. Explain Arithmetic Coding and Decoding Algorithms. A text message contain five distinct symbols and their frequencies in the text are given below – Symbol . 38. Unit – III 1. What is Dictionary. 2. Differentiate between the lossless and lossy compression technique. Compare them. Show the steps at the decoding of coded strings. 7. Discuss an example for each category. delay and loss which are behind the choice of inter. Draw a comparative table to show relative advantages of LZ77. 9. Explain. Compress it using LZ78 compression and decode it. 13. 8. Difference between the term multimedia system and application. Explain the lossless and lossy compression taking suitable examples. Code the string “FRANCE” using the arithmetic coding for the following probability of symbols. Write short notes on – i) Finite context modeling ii) Sliding Window Compression 35. bandwidth. 10. 3. Describe various phases in multimedia application development.1. Do you agree? (Comment) 14.7. How can compression techniques are categorized. 4. 34. 39. Multimedia application development is a iterative process.2 11.frame compression for typical schemes in use today. For the string “DADDIADDVKAADRIDDRADD” develop the Shannon Fano and Huffman codes. 12. Differentiate between dictionary based compression and sliding window compression. x2. Show all the steps of LZW compression including dictionary formation for text string “AB$ABA$ABAB$ABABC$AB”. List the sequence of output taken in LZW compression. Write a note on Quick Time. 6. Symbol Frequency Y 0. 5. SHOW ALL TE STEPS OF LZW compression including dictionary formation. 33.

Explain with some suitable example. Briefly describe the QuickTime architecture and its components. What is the role of Nyquist theorem? 4. Describe four basic types of data redundancy tat data compression algorithms can apply to audio. Explain the process of encoding the speech. How can we achieve image compression using GIF (Graphics Interchange Format)? Explain.1 0. What are the steps involved in converting an analog audio into digital.E R G N M A R C 0.1 0.1 0. What is speech synthesis? How is it performed? 2. Explain JPEG image compression standard. What is speech synthesis? How is it performed? 12. image and video signals. What do you understand by silent compression? Explain with some suitable example. Briefly explain why a bidirectional B-frame improves video compression rates.2 0. Describe lossless compression of sound in context of multimedia application. What is Bitmap? How is it different from vector drawing? .1 0. 8. Explain the process of encoding the speech. 3. What are the essential requirements of speech compression Describe with some suitable example. 11. 7. What drawbacks are there with using B-frames? 6. 13.IV 1.1 Unit.1 0. 14.1 0. 9. 5. 10.

Explain JPEG compression in brief. Explain how video compression is achieved using MPEG. 4.(i) MHEG standards (ii) Resent developments in multimedia 10. . 6. What is open GL and where is it useful. Elucidate the various MPEG standards. Explain in brief multimedia database. Write short notes on – (i)Lossy Graphic Compression (ii) Zig-Zag coding (iii) Multimedia Broadcast Services. 17. What are the advantages of video compression? 2. What are the main stages associated with the operation of MPEG. 18. 9. Explain the various layers of video data stream of MPEG. Discuss the trend in multimedia industry. 3. Briefly describe the MHEG standards. 7. Explain different aspects of video signal representation. Explain te video compression wit suitable example. 8.Unit – V 1. 11. Write notes on . What is the role of multimedia monitor in image processing? 13. What is computer animation 14. Give a brief description of the role of each stage. Write a short note on the following – i) Video splitter ii) OLE iii) Multiple Display Monitor. 16. Explain different aspects of video signal representation. Explain the various image compression standard. 5. 15. 12.

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