Quiz 7 Study Guide

How to Study for Quiz 7

This quiz covers the “Digital Audio, Part 1” web page.

Be able to answer the following questions.

  • What does a transducer do?
  • What do the abbreviations ADC and DAC stand for?
  • What is the difference between a continuous and a discrete audio signal?
  • What is the sampling rate?
  • What aspect of sound quality does the sampling rate affect?
  • What does the Nyquist Theorem state?
  • Given a sampling rate of 44,100 Hz, what is the Nyquist frequency?
  • What is aliasing?
  • What happens to frequencies that are higher than the Nyquist frequency when you convert a signal from a digital to an analog representation?
  • Name three common sampling rates.