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Illustrator (Chapter 1):  EXAM

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 1. 

The view mode that shows artwork only with lines—no fills or strokes—is called ____________________.
 

 
 
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 2. 

The figure above shows a reflection across the ____________________ axis.
 

 

 3. 

The ____________________ mode shows your work complete with the colors and styles you used.
 

 

 4. 

____________________ is the leading software application for working with bitmap graphics.
 

 

 5. 

The area surrounding the artboard is called the ____________________.
 

 

 6. 

The ____________________ tool  is a better option than using the scroll bars to move around a document.
 

 

 7. 

The ____________________ command allows you to see the entire artboard.
 

 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 8. 

An object without a stroke will have None as its stroke color.
 

 9. 

The fill color is the color of an object’s border or frame.
 

 10. 

The word pixel is short for picture element.
 

 11. 

To apply a fill or a stroke to an object, you must first activate the appropriate button.
 

 12. 

When an object is turned into a guide, it retains its attributes, such as its fill, stroke, and stroke weight.
 

 13. 

New users should not try to use quick keys in Illustrator CS4; they should wait until they are more experienced with the program.
 

 14. 

Bitmap images are created using pixels.
 

 15. 

When the Fill button is behind the Stroke button, the fill is activated.
 

 16. 

Guides are created only by dragging them from the rulers.
 

 17. 

All the quick keys for commands in Illustrator CS4 are the same for both the Macintosh and Windows platforms.
 

 18. 

If you were creating graphics for the Web, your best choice for Document Color Mode would be CMYK.
 

 19. 

To "drag and drop a copy" of a selected object, press and hold [Alt] (Win) or [option] (Mac) while moving the object.
 

 20. 

If a menu command can be accessed by a quick key, the quick key is identified to the right of the menu command.
 

 21. 

Vector graphics consist of anchor points and line segments.
 

 22. 

The presence of hidden tools in the Tools panel is indicated by a small black triangle beside a tool icon.
 

 23. 

While the Direct Selection tool is no more than a means to an end for selecting and moving objects, the Selection tool is in itself a drawing tool.
 

 24. 

Vector graphics are often a good choice for designing logos.
 

 25. 

The Swatches panel is central to color management in an Illustrator document.
 

 26. 

You can drag and drop swatches onto unselected objects to change their fill or their stroke color.
 

 27. 

Bitmap graphics are an excellent choice for working with type and typography.
 

 28. 

Before you can move or modify an Illustrator object, you must identify it by selecting it with a selection tool, menu item, or command key.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 29. 

Computer graphics that are created using lines and fills defined by mathematical equations are called what?
a.
bitmap graphics
b.
resolution dependent
c.
vector graphics
d.
polygon graphics
 
 
Case Based Critical Thinking

Mark is a well-known illustrator and artist who started his own design firm two years ago. Because Mark’s business is more about illustration than anything else, he is constantly challenging his staff to hone their skills in Adobe Illustrator. He finds that, though many have “played around” with the software, most of his designers are Photoshop gurus who don’t fully appreciate the abilities and the concepts associated with Illustrator.
 

 30. 

Mark’s team is working on a complex layout for a children’s book that will utilize the same few Ilustrator graphics at various sizes and rotations. Many of them will be positioned as mirror images, and all of them will be positioned precisely, based on a complex grid. Mark knows that this project will challenge his team’s abilities working with _________.
a.
transform tools
c.
drawing tools
b.
selection tools
d.
shape tools
 

 31. 

Mark’s junior designer is working with the shape tools. Mark tells him to make a square, then modify the square so that it is a kite shape. Mark is trying to familiarize his junior designer with ________.
a.
the rotate tool
c.
the reflect tool
b.
the scale tool
d.
the direct selection tool
 

 32. 

Mark’s team is excited to be working on a project that involves many geometric illustrations, but the big challenge is that the artwork demands precise positioning. In many cases, objects must abut precisely, with no gap and no overlap. Mark tells his team that they should rely heavily on which of the following Illustrator features?
a.
grouping objects
c.
smart guides
b.
dragging and dropping
d.
all of the above
 

 33. 

One of Mark’s logo designs - created exclusively in Illustrator - was used on the cover of a corporate annual. Now the client has called and asked for the same logo to be used in an outdoor billboard campaign. One of Mark’s designers worries that Mark’s logo is too small to be used on such a large display - that the reduction in quality will be unacceptable. Based on this interaction, Mark realizes that his designer doesn’t understand the concept of ________.
a.
resolution independence
c.
pixels
b.
bitmap graphics
d.
interpolation
 

 34. 

Mark is very excited to have landed a contract illustrating a line of coloring books for children. The cover will be printed in color, but the contents will be printed only with black ink. With no color to work with, Mark knows that this type of project will be all about the effective use of ________ to make artwork that is visually interesting.
a.
strokes
c.
fills
b.
swatches
d.
all of the above
 

 35. 

In Illustrator, a star shape has how many radii?
a.
two
b.
one
c.
five
d.
eight
 

 36. 

The command for changing a document's size can be found on which menu?
a.
View
b.
File
c.
Object
d.
Edit
 

 37. 

When a shape tool is selected, clicking once on the artboard opens a ____, which allows you to enter precise information for creating the object.
a.
dialog box
b.
bounding box
c.
marquee
d.
selection space
 

 38. 

An inch contains how many points?
a.
24
b.
72
c.
12
d.
6
 

 39. 

To switch between activating the fill and activating the stroke, you should press which key?
a.
spacebar
b.
1
c.
+
d.
X
 

 40. 

By default, arrow keys move selected objects by what increment?
a.
1 point
b.
1 pica
c.
1 inch
d.
1 centimeter
 

 41. 

The Scale, Rotate and Reflect tools all fall under which category?
a.
transform tools
b.
shape tools
c.
selection tools
d.
move tools
 

 42. 

The commands for showing, hiding and locking guides can all be found on which menu?
a.
Object
b.
Edit
c.
View
d.
File
 

 43. 

The command to turn Smart Guides on and off can be found under which menu on the Application bar?
a.
View
b.
Edit
c.
File
d.
Object
 

 44. 

Clicking the Selection tool on an object that is part of a group selects ____.
a.
all the objects in the group
b.
only the object clicked on
c.
all the objects on the artboard
d.
only objects with the same fill
 

 45. 

When you press [Alt] (Win) or [option] (Mac) while dragging an object, the pointer becomes a(n) ____ pointer.
a.
selection
b.
context-sensitive
c.
double-arrow
d.
insertion
 

 46. 

____ a transform tool to open the tool’s dialog box.
a.
Right-click
b.
Double-click
c.
Click
d.
Hover over
 

 47. 

The ____ box is a box with eight hollow white squares that appears around an object or objects when selected.
a.
scale
b.
context
c.
border
d.
bounding
 

 48. 

A pica is how many points?
a.
6
b.
12
c.
24
d.
72
 

 49. 

Pressing and holding [Shift] when drawing with the Rectangle tool creates what?
a.
A diamond shape
b.
A square
c.
A duplicate rectangle
d.
A perfect rectangle
 

 50. 

The default workspace is called  ____.
a.
Essentials
b.
Basic
c.
Workspace 1
d.
[Default]
 



 
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