How to pass easy questions TranscribeMe asks during interview

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1CW1

A speaker says:

Uh, so, you know, I think there's some things that we're, like, each doing that, um, we could sort of consolidate together.

Which of the following sentences is the most correct way to format this according to our Basic Style Guide? Type A, B, C, or D in the box below.

 

 

A) I think there are some things that we're each doing that we could consolidate together.

B) Uh, so, you know, I think there are some things that we're, like, each doing that we could sort of consolidate together.

C) So I think there's some things that we're each doing that we could sort of consolidate together.

D) So, you know, I think there's some things that we're each doing that we could consolidate together.

 

Answer:- C) So I think there's some things that we're each doing that we could sort of consolidate together.

 

2CW2

A speaker says:

You know, I thought it'd be fun to, like, wake up early. Um, but when my alarm went off at like four AM, I was like, "Nope, the early bird can just, you know, have that worm."

Which of the following sentences is the most correct way to format this according to our Basic Style Guide? Type A, B, C, or D in the box below.

 

 

A) I thought it'd be fun to wake up early. But when my alarm went off at like 4:00 AM, I was like, "Nope, the early bird can just have that worm."

 

 

 

B) You know, I thought it'd be fun to, like, wake up early. Um, but when my alarm went off at like four AM, I was like, "Nope, the early bird can just, you know, have that worm."

 

 

 

C) You know, I thought it'd be fun to wake up early. But when my alarm went off at like 4:00 AM, I was like, "Nope, the early bird can just, you know, have that worm."

 

 

 

D) I thought it would be fun to wake up early. But when my alarm went off at four o'clock AM, I thought, "Nope, the early bird can just have that worm."

 

Answer:- A) I thought it'd be fun to wake up early. But when my alarm went off at like 4:00 AM, I was like, "Nope, the early bird can just have that worm."

 

3CW3

A speaker says:

I mean, he wanted to, you know, give the dude some money. But, like, he hardly had anything in his pocket. I mean, the guy's broke.

Which of the following sentences is the most correct way to format this according to our Basic Style Guide? Type A, B, C, or D in the box below.

 

 

A) He wanted to, you know, give the dude some money. But he hardly had anything in his pocket. The guy is broke.

B) I mean, he wanted to, you know, give the dude some money. But he hardly had anything in his pocket. I mean, the guy's broke.

C) He wanted to, you know, give the dude some money. But, like, he hardly had anything in his pocket. The guy's broke.

D) I mean, he wanted to give the dude some money. But he hardly had anything in his pocket. I mean, the guy's broke.

 

Answer:- D) I mean, he wanted to give the dude some money. But he hardly had anything in his pocket. I mean, the guy's broke.

 

 

1nMC

As explained in our Basic Style Guide, how should you indicate a change of speaker in a file? Enter A, B, or C in the box below.

 

 

A) Create a new line and indicate either S1, S2, or S3, depending on the order the speaker spoke in the file.

B) Hit Enter/Return once to create a new line.

C) Create a new line and include the speaker's name, if you know it. If not, name the speaker with Male or Female

 

Answer:- B) Hit Enter/Return once to create a new line.

 

 

2nMC

Which of the following options uses the Guess tag correctly? Type A, B, or C in the box below.

 

 

A) He failed his [chemistry class?] but aced advanced [physics?].

B) The peach [fell] from the tree and landed on his [head].

C) He's a former member of the National Association of [Government?] [Archives?] and Records Administrators.

 

Answer:- A) He failed his [chemistry class?] but aced advanced [physics?].

 

 

3nMC

The following three scenarios are common in transcription. Which of the below statements is TRUE? Type A, B, or C in the box below.

 

 

A) You are transcribing a group of adults chatting at a barbecue about their children's education. You can clearly hear an argument between a few children in the background, but they do not speak to the adults nor do the adults acknowledge their quarrel. You DO NOT transcribe the children because they do not interact with your main speakers in the file.

B) You are transcribing an interview where the interviewer is on the phone with an interviewee. At one point, the interviewer mutes the call and has a short conversation with someone in the room with him who does not speak at any other point in the file, and their conversation has nothing to do with the interview. You DO NOT transcribe this side conversation.

C) You are transcribing two people chatting at a restaurant about an upcoming election. A waiter comes up and takes their order. You DO NOT transcribe the dialogue between the two speakers and waiter because it is irrelevant to the main topic.

 

Answer:- A) You are transcribing a group of adults chatting at a barbecue about their children's education. You can clearly hear an argument between a few children in the background, but they do not speak to the adults nor do the adults acknowledge their quarrel. You DO NOT transcribe the children because they do not interact with your main speakers in the file.

 

 

4nMC

What should you do if you accidentally submit an incomplete file? Enter A, B, or C in the box below.

 

 

A) Reopen the job in your Work History and complete it there.

B) Move on to the next job. There's nothing that can be done about early submissions.

C) Send in a Help Desk ticket immediately, including the Job ID of the file as found in your Work History.

 

Answer:- C) Send in a Help Desk ticket immediately, including the Job ID of the file as found in your Work History.

 

 

5nSA

Short Answer:

 

Which TranscribeMe tag should you use if you are unable to make out a word or phrase due to a difficult accent, poor audio, or an unsuccessful internet search? Please type the tag in the box below, formatted as per our style, and with no punctuation after.

Example:

[applause]

 

Answer:- [inaudible]

 

6nSA

Short Answer:

 

Which TranscribeMe tag should you use to stand in for a word or phrase you could not understand because another main speaker was talking over them? Please type the tag in the box below, formatted as per our style, and with no punctuation after.

Example:

[applause]

 

Answer:- [crosstalk]

 

7nTF

Is the below statement True or False? Type True or False in the box below.

 

 

In TranscribeMe's Clean Verbatim, you should edit the transcript to ensure the file is grammatically correct, even if the speaker did not say it that way.

 

Answer:- False

 

 

8nTF

Is the below statement True or False? Type True or False in the box below.

 

 

In Clean Verbatim, the words wanna and gonna should be transcribed as want to and going to.

 

Answer:- True

 

 

9nTF

Is the below statement True or False? Type True or False in the box below.

 

 

You should always transcribe brand names with the capitalization of the first letter to keep your file consistent, even if your research shows that the name is officially formatted a different way.

 

Answer:- False

 

 

0nTF

Is the below statement True or False? Type True or False in the box below.

 

 

It is fine to copy text from Word or from a website and paste it directly into the WorkHub.

 

Answer:- False

 

 

1nMC

Which of the following options is correct, according to our Style Guide? Type A, B, or C in the box below.

 

A) [Inaudible] after he ate the cheeseburger.

B) [inaudible] after he ate the cheeseburger.

C) (inaudible) after he ate the cheeseburger.

 

Answer:- B) [inaudible] after he ate the cheeseburger.

 

9nTF

Is the below statement True or False? Type True or False in the box below.

 

 

In TranscribeMe Clean Verbatim, if a speaker says you’re, we expand the contraction to you are.

 

Answer:- False

 

 

1nTF

Is the below statement True or False? Type True or False in the box below.

 

 

If you come across a file that is entirely in a foreign language, you should send in a Help Desk ticket including the Job ID.

 

Answer:- True  



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