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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. Scatter an object - such as a leaf - along a path; you can adjust the size - spacing - scatter and rotation options to change the appearance of the brush.






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






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






4. The line that forms the shape of 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. Moves the view of the art board when zoomed in- you can toggle it with the space-bar






7. Opacity and blending mode






8. in the option bar for a selected live paint group






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






10. To slant or skew an object from its original orientation.






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






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






13. fills overlapping SELECTED shapes and line segments






14. Letter 'z'. magnifying glass - click and drag around the zoom area - hold option + click and zoom out.






15. Using the S_______________ - you can visually and intuitively merge - delete - fill and edit overlapping shapes and paths directly in the artwork.






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






17. 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.






18. Hold shift to select multiple objects.






19. Five ________: Art - Calligraphic - Pattern - Bristle and Scatter.






20. Hold option to draw from the center.






21. An anchor point that connects path segments in a smooth curve.






22. Add or remove _______________ from a rectangular grid or radial lines from a polar grid (W/M) - Start dragging - then press the Right Arrow or Left Arrow






23. Switch through drawing modes (W/M)






24. 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.






25. Three types of _______: Extrude & Bevel - Revolve - Rotate






26. A mathematically generated curve that has two endpoints and control points to specify curve direction






27. This creates a single line of text. If you re-size this type it will re-size the text.






28. Uses the z-axis to give a 2D object depth by extruding the object. For example - a circle becomes a cylinder.






29. Menu button You can access symbols from saved documents either by clicking the _____________ at the bottom of the Symbols panel and choosing Other Library from the menu that appears; by choosing Other Library from the Symbols panel menu; or by choosi






30. 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.






31. Because the __________ is part of the Illustrator file - no link can be broken.






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






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






34. A location in the application window where a panel or panels are secured so they do not float.






35. Change the _______ of a spiral (W/M) - Start dragging then Ctrl-drag/Start dragging then Command-drag






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






37. A point on a path that indicates a change of direction.






38. Decrease size of Blob Brush (W/M)






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






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






41. Six basic ___________ are: Rectangle - Rounded Rectangle - Ellipse - Polygon - Star - and Flare.






42. Get you out of the Type tool and selects the Selection tool






43. ______ an arc - keeping the reference point constant (W/M) - Start dragging - then hold down F






44. Increase size of Blob Brush (W/M)






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






46. Hold shift to draw ___________.






47. printable portion of the work area - where illustrations can be finalized.






48. The area surrounding the art board on the computer screen - depending on the magnification or view - it may or may not be visible.






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






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