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Basic Design Quiz - Non-designer's Design Book

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This quiz will test your comprehension of your reading of Robin Williams book, "The Non-Designer's Design Book". There are 20 questions from the reading.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are 4 design principles with the Acronym being CRAP. The "C" stands for what principle?
    • A. 

      Creativity

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Contrast

    • D. 

      Construction

    • E. 

      Calibration

  • 2. 
    There are 4 design principles with the Acronym being CRAP. The "R" stands for what principle?
    • A. 

      Relationship

    • B. 

      Rationale

    • C. 

      Repetition

    • D. 

      Relevant

    • E. 

      Readability

  • 3. 
    There are 4 design principles with the Acronym being CRAP. The "A" stands for what principle?
    • A. 

      Alignment

    • B. 

      Angle

    • C. 

      Artistic

    • D. 

      Aesthetic

    • E. 

      Additive

  • 4. 
    There are 4 design principles with the Acronym being CRAP. The "P" stands for what principle?
    • A. 

      Positivity

    • B. 

      Pause

    • C. 

      Primitive

    • D. 

      Proximity

    • E. 

      Peaceful

  • 5. 
    When utilizing the "C" principle, list one characteristic you could "adjust" focusing on "C".
  • 6. 
    The "R" in the Acronym helps to promote what in a design?
  • 7. 
    Name one kind of "A"
  • 8. 
    This kind of "A" is the hallmark of the novice.
    • A. 

      Centered

    • B. 

      Big

    • C. 

      Hard Left

    • D. 

      Hard Right

  • 9. 
    In multiple page documents "R" creates
    • A. 

      Confustion

    • B. 

      Unity

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Flair

    • E. 

      Legibility

  • 10. 
    If two items are not exactly the same, then make them __________ different.
  • 11. 
    In typography, a _______________ relationship occurs when you use only one type family.
    • A. 

      Contrasting

    • B. 

      Conflicting

    • C. 

      Concordant

    • D. 

      Callous

    • E. 

      Criminal

  • 12. 
    In typography, a _______________ relationship occurs when you combine typefaces that are similar in style, size and weight.
    • A. 

      Contrasting

    • B. 

      Conflicting

    • C. 

      Concordant

  • 13. 
    In typography, a _______________ relationship occurs when you combine separate typefaces and elements that are clearly distinct from each other.
    • A. 

      Contrasting

    • B. 

      Conflicting

    • C. 

      Concordant

  • 14. 
    Name the 5 categories of type besides Modern. (capitalize these words)
  • 15. 
    The decorative "ends" on letters such as "S", "F", "E" and "Q" are called ___________.
  • 16. 
    The 5 basic ways to contrast Type not including color are. . .
  • 17. 
    The weight of a typeface refers to the . . .
    • A. 

      Thickness of stroke

    • B. 

      Amount of letter that attaches to the baseline

    • C. 

      The amount of the letter below the x height

    • D. 

      The size of the counter

    • E. 

      Shape of the left side of the letter

  • 18. 
    The structure of type refers to how it is. . .
  • 19. 
    The area where the readers eyes are drawn to in a design is called the _______________.
    • A. 

      Center

    • B. 

      Sunismus

    • C. 

      Focal Point

    • D. 

      Attractor

    • E. 

      Focus

  • 20. 
    Good design communicates, bad design ________________.
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