Graphic Design Quiz Questions! Trivia Test

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Graphic Design Quiz Questions! Trivia Test

The field of graphic design is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design. Designers create and combine symbols, images, and text to form visual representations of ideas. The graphic design traces its roots to man kind’s early existence. How good are you at graphic design? Take our quiz and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    RGB is to ppi as CMYK is to _________.
    • A. 

      Pixels per inch

    • B. 

      Dots per inch

    • C. 

      Screen resolution

    • D. 

      Lpi

  • 2. 
    The complement of blue is __________.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Yellow-orange

  • 3. 
    When a design calls for a spiraling text, this application would facilitate the job.
    • A. 

      PhotoShop

    • B. 

      Bridge

    • C. 

      Flash

    • D. 

      Illustrator

  • 4. 
    The major difference between graphic designers and graphic artists is:
    • A. 

      Graphic designers have ultimate creative control.

    • B. 

      Graphic artists create to serve the greater public.

    • C. 

      Graphic designers are advertisers.

    • D. 

      Graphic designers follow all client recommendations.

  • 5. 
    A graphic image with a central figure is an example of this type of composition:
    • A. 

      Balanced

    • B. 

      Framing

    • C. 

      Asymmetrical

    • D. 

      Simplicity

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not true about package designs?
    • A. 

      All package designs are designed flat and later folded in 3D.

    • B. 

      Graphic designers always consider the inherent symbolism of color when designing a package.

    • C. 

      Package designers always consider the 3 second rule.

    • D. 

      Convenience and recognition are key considerations.

  • 7. 
    Vector based graphic work is _____.
    • A. 

      Limited by large file sizes.

    • B. 

      Scalable.

    • C. 

      Used by most digital photographers.

    • D. 

      Only used in Flash and PhotoShop.

  • 8. 
    The following is not an element of design:
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Unity

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not one of the compositional considerations of design that we discussed in class?
    • A. 

      Rule of odds

    • B. 

      Selective focus

    • C. 

      Symmetrical balance

    • D. 

      Space

  • 10. 
    This artist was our inspiration for the Pop Art work we did as a triptych.
    • A. 

      Peter Maxx

    • B. 

      Warhol

    • C. 

      Fairey

    • D. 

      Bierut

  • 11. 
    This is the first color that the human eye reacts to when it comes into vision.
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      White

  • 12. 
    One of the golden rules of graphic design is to keep the design asymmetrically balanced.  To do so, this is one of the best rules to help organize the design:
    • A. 

      Rule of opposition.

    • B. 

      Rules of odds.

    • C. 

      Rule of proximity.

    • D. 

      Rule of selective focus.

  • 13. 
    The placement of graphics and text on a graphic design is known as _________.
    • A. 

      Organization

    • B. 

      Art set-up

    • C. 

      Composition

    • D. 

      Graphic clean-up

  • 14. 
    What is the primary function of a critique of your design?
    • A. 

      To point out the flaws in the design.

    • B. 

      To make the designer feel good about the design.

    • C. 

      To improve the overall design.

    • D. 

      To improve the designer.

  • 15. 
    Photographic based work produced for the web would be best designed using this application.
    • A. 

      PhotoShop

    • B. 

      Flash

    • C. 

      Illustrator

    • D. 

      Design Central

  • 16. 
    Which file format will give you the best resolution with a clear background on the web?
    • A. 

      .psd

    • B. 

      .png

    • C. 

      .gif

    • D. 

      .jpg

  • 17. 
    Every critique included two commendations and two recommendations.  The recommendations are for things that could be done better and the commendations are for the things that were well done.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Color is an element of design
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Selective focus cannot be done outside of the camera due to the lens effect of the wide angle lens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The building blocks of graphic design are the elements of art and the principles of design.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The graphic artist is paid by everyone while the graphic designer is paid by a single client.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The split complement of  blue-violet is 
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Red-orange

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Violet

  • 23. 
    Which color theory is applied to this image?
    • A. 

      Repetitions

    • B. 

      Monochromatic

    • C. 

      Dichromatic

    • D. 

      Rule of thirds

  • 24. 
    Who is the maker of Illustrator and PhotoShop?
    • A. 

      Agave

    • B. 

      Acrobat

    • C. 

      Adobe

    • D. 

      After Effects

  • 25. 
    Which of the following formats should never be given to the client?
    • A. 

      .png

    • B. 

      .psd

    • C. 

      .gif

    • D. 

      .jpg