Captions for Videos and Live Events
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Check Your Understanding

Select the answer from the options for each question. More than one answer may apply. Correct answers will appear with a checkmark and incorrect answers will appear with an X.

1. Who do captions benefit? (Check all that apply)

Question 1 Right answer: A. People who are deaf, oral deaf, deafened, and hard of hearing, B. New and early readers, C. People in loud public places, and D. People learning a new language

2. Which caption is correct?

Question 2 Right answer: Stay tuned for the five-day line break weather forecast for Toronto

3. What are closed captions?

Question 3 Right answer: B. Captions that you can turn on and off

4. How many characters per line are recommended for captions?

Question 4 Right answer: C. 32-42

5. What are live captions?

Question 5 Right answer: C. Captions that convert speech to text in real time

6. What is a challenging aspect to live captioning? (Check all that apply)

Question 6 Right answer: A. There is no time to proofread for spelling and grammar errors, B. Live captions must be 95% accurate, and C. Names and locations may be difficult to spell

7. Are any words on a screen considered captions?

Captions identify exactly what is being said, and describe all sounds and audio.

Question 7 Right answer: B. No, Captions identify exactly what is being said, and describe all sounds and audio.

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