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Adobe Illustrator

Subjects : it-skills, multimedia
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Hold shift to draw ___________.






2. ______________ polygon sides - star points - arc angle - spiral winds - or flare rays (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow






3. A graduated blend of colors used as a fill; can be linear (flat) or radial (round)






4. Characteristics of the inner area of an object - such as the color - pattern style - etc. - inside an object.






5. __________ the skew value for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press V






6. Letter 'c' - it will cut line segments






7. Characteristics of the outline of an object - such as its weight - color - style - etc.






8. stretch artwork evenly along a path and include strokes that resemble graphic media - such as the Charcoal-Feather brush used to create the tree and objects such as the Arrow brush.






9. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments






10. Allow you to create brush strokes with the appearance of a natural brush with bristles.






11. Letter 'd' - black 1pt stroke - white fill.






12. ______________ a Live Trace object in one step (W/M) - Alt-click Live Trace in the Control panel - or hold down Alt and select a tracing preset./Option-click Live Trace in the Control panel - or hold down Option and select a tracing preset.






13. solidity of an object's color; the opposite of transparency.






14. Amount of light that can pass through an object. a transparent object allows objects below to appear.






15. Keep the sides of a star ________ (W/M) - Alt-drag/Option-drag






16. white arrow that will select individual objects in a group or anchor points






17. Line extending from anchor point that shows the direction of a curve






18. Rectangle drawn around an object with a tool to select an area.






19. Switch between __________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down C






20. Keep the inner radius of a star ________ (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down Ctrl/Start dragging - then hold down Command






21. Measurement system used in graphic design; 1/72nd of an inch.






22. Provides access to a large bank of color pallets built by an international design community.






23. A mask can be a ______________. You can use type as a mask. You can import opacity masks with placed Photoshop files. You can also create layer clipping masks with any shape that is the topmost object of a group or layer.






24. object that is dimmed and unavailable for modification but can be used as a guide for creating objects.






25. A saved set of panel arrangements and tool setting.






26. A single level in the stacking order that can hold any number of object.






27. A special effect applied to a digital image. Many filters mimic the effect of special camera lenses.






28. The point on which an object rotates or transform . The point of orgin may be within the object or outside it.






29. __________________ horizontal lines from a rectangular grid or concentric lines from a polar grid (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Up Arrow or Down Arrow/






30. An anchor point where a path changes direction direction in an angle rather than smoothly.






31. A group of relaxed command and options.






32. Decrease the _______ for horizontal dividers in a rectangular grid or radial dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press F






33. Letter '/' (questions mark key) - a box with red slash






34. Will allow you to change all of the colors in your selected art in a variety of ways.






35. Nonprinting lines that can be used to create boundaries or guidelines in a drawing






36. This creates a text box where the text will wrap at the end of the line to the next. Also when you re-size the box - the text remains the same size.






37. A graduated blend between two or more colors or between tints of the same color.






38. Paint a pattern made up of separate sections - or tiles - for the sides - ends and corners of the path; the brush applies different tiles from the pattern to different sections of the path - depending on where the section falls on the path.






39. To force an object to take a certain form






40. Zoom out to view the whole art board.






41. Constrain a shape's proportions or orientation to: equal height and width for rectangles - rounded rectangles - ellipses - and grids; Increments of 45 for line and arc segments; Original orientation for polygons - stars - and flares (W/M)






42. __________ the skew value for vertical dividers in a rectangular grid or concentric dividers in a polar grid by 10% (W/M) - Start dragging - then press X






43. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)






44. Move a shape while drawing it (W/M)






45. Constrain Blob Brush path horizontally or vertically (W/M)






46. Letter 'a' - white arrow - will select individual objects in a group - or anchor points.






47. Letter 'x' - two arrows






48. Hold shift to select multiple objects.






49. A temporary frame around a selected object that shows the object's outer dimensions.






50. Measurement system used in grapic programs; there are six of these in an inch.