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InDesign Chapter 02 - TEST

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

 1. 

InDesign is able to "flow" text as body copy.
 

 2. 

InDesign is a first-rate application for generating and editing text.
 

 3. 

InDesign is a first-rate application for generating sophisticated typography.
 

 4. 

It is wise to group the Character and Paragraph panels together.
 

 5. 

All text is positioned in relation to a baseline.
 

 6. 

By default, text is generated without a modified horizontal or a vertical scale.
 

 7. 

A 100% Horizontal Scale means that text is twice as wide as its default setting.
 

 8. 

A 200% Horizontal Scale changes the width of the selected text.
 

 9. 

A 200% Horizontal Scale changes the height of the selected text.
 

 10. 

A 150% Vertical Scale changes the width of the selected text.
 

 11. 

A 200% Horizontal Scale and a 100% Vertical Scale changes both the width and height of the selected text.
 

 12. 

Kerning and tracking are applied only for aesthetic reasons; to make text more appealing visually.
 

 13. 

Kerning increments are very fine. Therefore, it’s usually less important to kern large text, such as headlines.
 

 14. 

An em space is a fixed measurement; the width of an Em space never varies.
 

 15. 

When you apply a superscript, the selected character no longer appears on the same baseline.
 

 16. 

When you apply a superscript, the selected character looks smaller.
 

 17. 

InDesign provides a number of different options for underlining text.
 

 18. 

The Underline command always applies a standard .5 point line under selected text.
 

 19. 

To create an indent properly, modify the indent in the Paragraph panel or press the spacebar key five times at the beginning of a paragraph.
 

 20. 

Only the first letter of a paragraph can be used as a drop cap.
 

 21. 

Type size and type face can be saved as part of a Character style.
 

 22. 

Indents and Space After values can be saved as part of a Paragraph style.
 

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

 23. 

To apply a space after a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Character Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 24. 

To track or kern a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Paragraph Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Character Styles
 

 25. 

To modify the horizontal scale on a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Paragraph Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Character Styles
 

 26. 

To modify the left indent on a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Preferences
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 27. 

To add a drop cap to a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Character Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 28. 

To modify the baseline of a selected single line of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
New Paragraph Style
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 29. 

To modify the leading of selected text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Paragraph Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Character Styles
 

 30. 

To skew a block text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Paragraph Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Character Styles
 

 31. 

In most cases, the Leading value is expressed in these units.
a.
Points
c.
Inches
b.
Picas
d.
Centimeters
 

 32. 

Horizontal and Vertical Scale are expressed as what?
a.
Points
c.
Percentages
b.
Inches
d.
Picas
 

 33. 

Increasing the vertical scale ____.
a.
maintains the height of the characters
c.
affects only the overall width
b.
decreases the width of the characters
d.
None of the above
 

 34. 

Which of the following often requires kerning?
a.
Large blocks of text
c.
Footnotes
b.
Headlines
d.
Numbers
 

 35. 

InDesign measures kerning and tracking by this unit of measure.
a.
Points
c.
Em space
b.
X-height
d.
Millimeters
 

 36. 

An em space is a unit of measure determined by what?
a.
The designer
c.
The type size
b.
The leading
d.
The baseline
 

 37. 

InDesign will track and kern to what minimum?
a.
1/10 Em space
c.
1/1000 Em space
b.
1/100 Em space
d.
1/ 10000 Em space
 

 38. 

A small number used to denote a footnote is an example of what type of character formatting?
a.
Script
c.
Superscript
b.
Subscript
d.
Hypertext
 

 39. 

When you apply the Underline command to selected text, the thickness of the resulting underline is ____.
a.
always .5 points
b.
always 1 point
c.
a weight you enter in the Underline dialog box
d.
dependent upon the point size of the selected text
 

 40. 

Which of the following is usually true of a "pull-quote?"
a.
Larger type size
c.
Indented on right
b.
Indented on left
d.
All of the above
 
 
Case Based Critical Thinking

Katie is in charge of developing the print design and layout division of an ad agency. She is a meticulous designer and has a genuine love of typography; this is one reason why so many clients appreciate her and admire her work. In developing the new department, Katie is training a number of junior designers, and she’s hoping to train them to adopt her skills in their own work.
 

 41. 

As part of typographical quality control, Katie insists that all headlines and display text in any layout must be seen by a senior designer before being sent out to the client; she does this so that the senior designer can approve the quality of the ____.
a.
Horizontal and Vertical Scales
c.
Tracking and Kerning
b.
Superscripts and Subscripts
d.
Em Spaces and Em Dashes
 

 42. 

When laying out magazine pages for her clients, Katie knows that pages of text must always appear visually consistent. She insists that a consistent amount of space must be maintained between all paragraphs in the body copy. Therefore, she insists that her designers use the following method:
a.
Typing an extra return after each paragraph
c.
Entering a specific value in the Vertical Scale text box
b.
Entering a specific value in the Paragraph panel
d.
Typing an Em space after each paragraph
 

 43. 

When laying out book pages for her clients, Katie’s design template includes an indent for the first paragraph of every chapter and the first paragraph after any section break in a chapter. To keep these indents visually consistent, she instructs her designers that the best way to do so is to do which of the following?
a.
Specify an indent value in the Paragraph panel
c.
Press [Spacebar] exactly five times to create the indent
b.
Use the Tab key
d.
Specify an indent value in the Character panel
 

 44. 

Part of Katie’s magazine page layout includes sections of body copy that will be underlined. The body copy in the magazine is always in the Bembo typeface at an 11.5 pt type size on 12.5 pts leading. She instructs her designers that, when underlining text, select the text then apply the Underline command. Katie assures them that the weight of the line will always be consistent because ____.
a.
the weight of the Underline command rule is 1pt. by default
c.
the weight of the Underline command rule is based on the size of the type
b.
the weight of the Underline command rule is a specific value that can be saved after it is entered
d.
the weight of the Underline command rule is based on the leading value specified
 

 45. 

Being the head of laying out a major client’s monthly magazine, Katie uses Character styles and Paragraph styles to format specific headlines, sub-headlines, footnotes, body copy, and other page components. The benefit of doing this is ________.
a.
it assures visual consistency from page to page, issue to issue
c.
it allows for global formatting changes
b.
it dramatically speeds up the workflow process
d.
all of the above
 

Matching
 
 
Match each tool with its corresponding shortcut key.
a.
Glyph
e.
Find/Change
b.
Data merge
f.
Dynamic Spelling
c.
Pull quote
g.
Drag and Drop
d.
Quick Apply
h.
Rule
 

 46. 

Using fields and records to create a target document
 

 47. 

Places a red line under misspelled words
 

 48. 

A character, such as a trademark symbol, that does not appear on the keyboard
 

 49. 

Feature that allows you to change all instances of a word or phrase in your document
 

 50. 

To move text to a new location
 



 
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