Animation Principles Quiz

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Animation Principles Quiz

Creating an animation is no easy task and it takes a designer a lot of reading and practice to perfect. The quiz below is designed to test out what you know about animation principles. Give it a try and polish up your skills. All the best as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The above image sequence demonstrates....
    • A. 

      Staging

    • B. 

      Anticipation

    • C. 

      Artifice

    • D. 

      Exaggeration

  • 2. 
    A secondary action...
    • A. 

      Is the second thing to happen in your animation

    • B. 

      Is not recommended it confuses the animation

    • C. 

      Is too hard and should be avoided

    • D. 

      Adds to the main action or movement, giving it more life

    • E. 

      Adds to the main action or movement, making it less realistic

  • 3. 
    Who is this?
    • A. 

      Mr squiggle

    • B. 

      Matthew

    • C. 

      Micheal jackson

    • D. 

      Mickey jackson

    • E. 

      Mickey mouse

  • 4. 
    Most objects needs time to accelerate and slow down, this is the principle of .....
    • A. 

      Fast in, slow out

    • B. 

      Slow upwards slow downwards

    • C. 

      Animation

    • D. 

      Slow in slow out

    • E. 

      Theft

  • 5. 
    The above is an example of anticipation, because...
    • A. 

      The bear is squashed

    • B. 

      The fish is following an arc

    • C. 

      The bear is getting ready to bite the fish, he might get it too !!?

    • D. 

      The bear is having a good day and its going fishing which is fun

    • E. 

      The water is running down the stream

  • 6. 
    The large features on this character is an example of...
    • A. 

      Arcs

    • B. 

      Not being able to draw people properly

    • C. 

      Magnous mega syndrome

    • D. 

      Exaggeration

    • E. 

      Theatrical timing

  • 7. 
    When you kick a ball
    • A. 

      It will bounce back

    • B. 

      It will stretch in the wind

    • C. 

      It will move straight to the ground

    • D. 

      Gravity will make it go in a oval shape

    • E. 

      It will move in an arc shape as makes its way back to the ground

  • 8. 
    Animating "straight ahead action" is
    • A. 

      Drawing the animation one frame at a time

    • B. 

      When a character walks straight

    • C. 

      Drawing the animation one keyframe at a time

    • D. 

      Drawing straight lines

    • E. 

      Is like motion tweens in flash

  • 9. 
    The principle of solid drawing means...
    • A. 

      Animators should adhere to the same principles of flying as academic artists

    • B. 

      Draw lines that are solid

    • C. 

      Dont make your drawing too light

    • D. 

      Animators should adhere to the same principles of drawing as academic artists

    • E. 

      Draw with a 2B pencil