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Tape recorder: Quiz


Question 1: They exhibit a characteristic hysteresis curve, which causes unwanted ________ of the signal.
DistortionPhase distortionJohnson–Nyquist noiseJitter

Question 2: dbx and ________ introduced add-on products in this area, originally for studio use, and later in versions for the consumer market.
DTS (sound system)HD DVDDolby DigitalDolby Laboratories

Question 3: A tape recorder, tape deck, reel-to-reel tape deck, ________ or tape machine is an audio storage device that records and plays back sound, usually using magnetic tape, either wound on a reel or in a cassette, for storage.
Gramophone recordDolby noise-reduction systemMiniDiscCassette deck

Question 4: ________ flowing in the coils of the tape head creates a fluctuating magnetic field.
Electric chargeElectric currentElectrical conductionMaxwell's equations

Question 5: But – while meaning the same speed – many tapedecks are either in centimeters per ________ (cm/s) or in inches per second (in/s).
SecondCoordinated Universal TimeClockInternational Atomic Time

Question 6: The tapes and machine created by Bell's Associates, examined at one of the ________'s museums, became brittle, and the heavy paper reels warped.
United States CapitolSmithsonian InstitutionNational MallWashington, D.C.

Question 7: The machine was built of sturdy wood and metal construction, and hand powered by means of a knob fastened to the ________.
TorqueFlywheelSteam engineEngine

Question 8: Multitrack technology enabled the development of modern art music and one such artist, ________, described the tape recorder as "an automatic musical collage device".
For Your PleasureBrian Eno discographyBrian EnoRoxy Music (album)


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