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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The two ingredients in color: The first is the tint - from red to magenta - and the second is the purity - from gray to vivid.

2. This tool lets you measure angles and distances in Photoshop - as well as gives you access to the Straighten button.

3. A means for cropping the contents of a group of layers to the boundaries of a layer beneath them.

4. The arrangement of layers in a composition - from front to back - which you can adjust by pressing Ctrl with the bracket keys [ ].

5. Choose this command to combine the contents of the active layer with the layer below it.

6. A Photoshop effect applied directly to an entire image or a selection.

7. The output that occurs before a document is loaded onto a professional printing press for mass reproduction.

8. The degree to which professionally output halftone dots grow when they are absorbed by a sheet of printed paper.

9. An independent grayscale image that Photoshop colorizes and mixes with other such images to produce a full-color composite.

10. A new feature in CS5 that fills in selections automatically based on what Photoshop understands about surrounding pixels.

11. This phenomenon refers to the existence of extra information on layers that extend beyond the visible part of the document.

12. The most popular method for transferring dark pixels from the Cyan - Magenta - and Yellow channels to the Black channel - thus producing rich - volumetric shadows.

13. Accessible by pressing Ctrl - this tool permits you to move selected pixels - even between images.

14. A mask created by selecting just the lightest areas of an image.

15. The best tool for manually adjusting the brightness and increasing the contrast of an image on a color-by-color basis.

16. Outlines described by vectors that contain no pixel information by can be used to control the pixels within their boundaries.

17. A mask created by attaching one layer to another to limit the effects of the first layer to just the layer beneath.

18. A means of cutting away the extraneous portions of an image to focus the viewer's attention on the subject of the photo.

19. The lightness or darkness of a group of colors.

20. This tool lightens portions of an image as you paint - which makes it great for bringing out naturally shaded areas such as eyes.

21. A command that automaticallly corrects the shadows and highlights of each color channel independently.

22. Any information above and beyond the core image data - including the date the image was last saved - the copyright holder - and how the image was captured.

23. A camera's native format for which no on-board camera processing has occurred.

24. A set of dotted lines that indicate the borders of a selected region - also known as "marching ants".

25. The appearance of luminance aberrations - caused in HDR photos by an element moving or changing apperance between individual frames.

26. A varied set of Photoshop commands that apply effects to an entire image.

27. The boundaries of an image - as measured independently of the contents of the image itself.

28. A mask applied to protect parts of an image that you want to remain unaffected by the Liquify tools.

29. A modification to an image that permenantly changes the pixels to which it's applied.

30. A loadable file that describes a specific flavor of RGB or CMYK that is uniquely applicable to a display or print environment.

31. A command that allows you to turn text into a vector-based shape.

32. The best means for calculating text spacing - which permits Photoshop to move a character by a fraction of a pixel.

33. When working with this function - painting with black temporarily erases the pixels on a layer - painting with white makes the pixels visible again.

34. A new panel in the Bridge that permits you to see a multi-image PDF document or Web gallery before saving it.

35. A command that lets you examine and save the descriptions - credits - and keywords assigned to one image so that you can apply them to others.

36. A special variety of layer that wraps the original content of an image inside a protective container - allowing pixel modifications to be made without damaging or changing the original contents.

37. The act of preparing and rendering an image for mass reproduction - usually as a CMYK document.

38. Click inside the Preview panel to access this feature - which allows you to zoom an image's detail from 100 to 800 percent.

39. A command that allows you to rotate - resizem and rescale one layer independently of the rest of a composition.

40. Effects like drop shadows and strokes that can be applied to specific parts of an image only.

41. A set of selection tools that allow you to draw simple geometric shapes.

42. Cyan - magenta - and yellow - each of which absorbs light when printed on paper and mixes to form progressively darker colors.

43. Commands from the Filter menu or the Adjustments panel that can be applied nondestructively to a smart object.

44. Brush-based tools that allow you to paint lines and fill shapes with the foreground color.

45. An interpolation setting that results in crisp edge transitions - perfect when the details in your image are impeccable and you want to preserve every nuance.

46. Indicators along a gradient preview that designate the colors at either end.

47. Mathematically defined text and shapes that can be scaled or otherwise transformed without any degradation in quality.

48. This tool darkens pixels as you paint over them.

49. Click with this tool to select regions of color inside an image.

50. A method of layer transformation that allows you to move points on a mesh to reshape and stretch an image.