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Adobe Photoshop CS 5

Subject : it-skills
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. The lightness or darkness of a group of colors.

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

3. A succession of duplicated objects - scaled - rotated - and otherwise transformed in equal increments.

4. When one color pervades an image to a degree that is unpleasant or unrealistic.

5. A tool in Liquify that puffs out areas of an image.

6. A Bridge operation that stands portrait-style photographs upright and writes the results to metadata. You can perform the operation from the keyboard by pressing Ctrl and a bracket key [ ] .

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

8. Photoshop's tool that allows you to align and blend multiple frames.

9. A filter that mimics the functionality of Unsharp Mask by retaining areas of high contrast and sending low-contrast areas to gray.

10. Adjusting for the predominant color of neutral white - usually off as the result of an uncorrected light source.

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

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

13. A file that contains the instructions for modifications made to a raw file.

14. This tool lets you preview the proper angle for a crooked image before you crop it.

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

16. A variety of glossy or matte-finished paper that holds lots of ink - allowing you to print extremely high-resolution images.

17. The three brightness ranges that you can edit independently using the Color Balance adn Levels commands.

18. Decreases or increases the saturation of an image - depending on the Mode setting in the options bar.

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

20. This tool allows you to paint back information from a previous state saved in the History panel.

21. The name given to a pair of slider bars in the Layer Style dialog box that let you hide or reveal colors based on their luminosity levels.

22. The number of digits required to express a single pixel - which in turn determines the number of colors in an image.

23. Digital photographs and scanned artwork composed exclusively of colored pixels.

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

25. A feature of the Refine Edge command that tells Photoshop to adjust the radius based on the smooth or jagged nature of your mask.

26. This dialog box bends and distorts live text to create wavy - bulging - and perspective effects.

27. A new feature in CS5 that allows you to access the Bridge's photo organizing features.

28. A filter with a massive dialog box that allows you to warp - bloat - pinch - stretch - and generally swirl around pixels.

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

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

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

32. A loose collection of features that modify the existing color or luminosity of a pixel without replacing its content.

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

34. This command lets you scale an image on the page - determine the paper orientation - and adjust the color management settings before printing an image.

35. This advancement on the magic wand tool allows you to select given colors in your image and turn them into a selection outline.

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

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

38. A special kind of state in the History panel that remains available well after twenty operations.

39. The one command that lets you pinpoint a specific color in an image and make it lighter or darker; best suited to reducing contrast.

40. A special kind of text layer in which text is attached to a path outline to create a line of type that flows along a curve.

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

42. A tool that lets you adjust one region of an image independently of another inside Camera Raw.

43. A slight softening effect applied most commonly to selection outlines to simulate smooth transitions.

44. By default centralized and sequestered - deep in the system level of your hard drive - this file stores transient information from the Bridge - such as sort order and high-resolution thumbnails.

45. This numerical value lets you adjust the sharpness of points in a star drawn with the polygon tool.

46. A tool in Liquify that allows you to spin an area around a center point.

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

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

49. This command expands a selection to include additional contiguous colors that fall inside the magic wand's Tolerance range.

50. A text layer that has no maximum column width and aligns to the point at which you clicked with the type tool.