Digital Entertainment Quiz

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This digital entertainment quiz will test your knowledge of home theaters. Test yourself with the digital entertainment quiz.

What television broadcasting system has at least twice the line resolution of standard-definition television, producing a sharper image?

High-definition television, or HDTV, has at least twice the line resolution of a standard tv.

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What is the brand name that describes the underlying technology of wireless local area networks based on the IEEE 802.11 specifications?

<p>Wi-Fi, also, WiFi, Wi-fi or wifi, is a brand originally licensed by the Wi-Fi Alliance to describe the underlying technology of wireless local area networks (WLAN) based on the IEEE 802.11 specifications.</p>

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What is an optical disc storage media format commonly used to store movies?

<p>DVD (also known as "Digital versatile Disc" or "Digital Video Disc") is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality.</p>

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What is a subwoofer?

<p>A subwoofer is a type of loudspeaker dedicated to the reproduction of bass frequencies, typically from about 20 Hz to about 200 Hz.</p>

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What is the electronic device, often called a "flipper" or "clicker," that allows a person to operate components from across the room?

<p>A remote control is an electronic device used for the remote operation of a machine.</p>

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What do "sleep mode," "standby" and "hibernation mode" refer to?

<p>Sleep mode, stand by, and hibernation all refer to a low power mode for electronic devices such as computers.&nbsp; Waking up resumes normal operations.</p>

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Where might you find a liquid crystal display?

<p>A liquid crystal display (LCD) is a thin, flat display device made up of any number of color or monochrome pixels arrayed in front of a light source or reflector.&nbsp; So, all of the above products are available with a LCD.</p>

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Which terms refer to sending and receiving data from a local computer to a remote site, such as a Web site?

<p>Uploading and downloading are related terms used to describe the transfer of electronic data between two computers or similar systems.</p>

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What device records video to a hard drive instead of a videotape?

<p>A digital video recorder (DVR) (or personal video recorder (PVR)) is a device that records video without videotape to a hard drive-based digital storage medium.</p>

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What is meant by "streaming audio" or "streaming video"?

<p>Streaming audio or streaming video is the ability to play audio or video directly from a Web site without having to download it first, making the user experience more convenient and immediate.</p>

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