Quiz: The Non-designer's Design Book

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Quiz: The Non-designer

Below is a quiz on The Non-Designer's Design Book. The book offers non-designers a chance to learn about design in the simplest way possible. Have you had time to read it? Take up the quiz below and get to see just how much you got to understand and how you rate compared to others who have used the book. Don't forget to share your score.


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 ________________.