8th Grade Flash Review

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8th Grade Quizzes & Trivia

There are different applications we can use to make animations, and this past week, we focused on the Adobe flash. This multimedia software is used to create and view animated content that can be placed on web pages. Test how much you have been able to understand so far and get to review the test by taking the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you are animating a gradient, what kind of tween do you use?
    • A. 

      A motion tween

    • B. 

      A shape tween

  • 2. 
    When you are animating gradients, what tool do you use to move the gradient around, stretch it, shrink it, etc?
    • A. 

      The gradient transform tool.

    • B. 

      The free transform tool.

    • C. 

      The selection tool.

    • D. 

      The properties panel

  • 3. 
    When is it necessary to use layers?  Click all correct answers.
    • A. 

      When you are using frame by frame animation.

    • B. 

      When you are using motion tweens in the main timeline and want to move two things in opposite directions.

    • C. 

      When you want a background that doesn't move, and you want to do a shape tween in the main timeline.

    • D. 

      If you want one moving object to be behind another moving object.

  • 4. 
    To make a looping animation of a moving object more seamless, what are your two best options? Remember, you want the viewer to not notice that it is looping.
    • A. 

      To make the beginning and ending key frames identical.

    • B. 

      To make the object fade out at the end.

    • C. 

      To begin and end the motion off stage.

    • D. 

      To keep the object the same color and size.

  • 5. 
    The big difference between frame by frame animation and tweens is that in frame by frame animation the computer does some of the work for you, but with tweens you control every frame.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The animated butterfly (the butterfly flapping its wings) was an example of ...
    • A. 

      Animation being done frame by frame.

    • B. 

      The properties panel not being necessary.

    • C. 

      Using action script.

    • D. 

      Animation being done in the timeline of the symbol.

  • 7. 
    If you draw a shape, you can then use the selection tool to stretch it out. Where do you have to put the selection tool?
    • A. 

      In the middle of the shape.

    • B. 

      On the edge of the shape.

    • C. 

      Inbetween shapes.

    • D. 

      On top of the shape.

  • 8. 
    Keyframes are frames where you can tell the computer what to do. Frames on the other hand (frames that are not keyframes) simply represent time on the timeline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Blank keyframes will mess up a motion tween. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Motion tweens can be use to do which of the actions below?  Pick all correct answers.
    • A. 

      Rotate a star.

    • B. 

      Transform a star to a square.

    • C. 

      Fade out text.

    • D. 

      Animate filters that are added to movie clip symbols.

  • 11. 
    When adding a background, it is important to make sure its layer is on top of all the other layers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When you use the Trace Bitmap technique, which of the following are true? (pick all that apply)
    • A. 

      You convert a bitmap image to a vector image.

    • B. 

      Your image will now be more pixelated.

    • C. 

      You will be able to select parts of the image more easily than before.

    • D. 

      Your background will be deleted.

  • 13. 
    When you are adding sound, you have to download your sound file, and then you also have to import it to your Flash library.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The stroke is the outline of a shape; the fill is the inside of the shape. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The stroke color is changed with the pencil color, the fill color is changed with the paint bucket color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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