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Dtp Mock Test - Quiz

Are you thinking of pursuing your career in the DTP domain? Here, we have a DTP mock test for you to evaluate your preparation level. DTP, which stands for Desktop Publishing, is a publishing technology used to create high-quality printed materials for businesses. If you can secure more than 80% on this test, you can become a certified publishing artist. With this DTP MCQ online test, we offer a helping hand to enhance your practical knowledge of DTP.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    All of the following are input devices except:

    • A.

      Mouse

    • B.

      Scanner

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Printer
    Explanation
    The printer is not considered an input device because it is used to produce output, such as text or images, on paper or other media. Input devices are used to input data or commands into a computer system, such as the mouse for pointing and clicking or the scanner for converting physical documents into digital format. Therefore, the correct answer is printer.

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  • 2. 

    What is an operating system?

    • A.

      Software that operates programs on a computer but not the computer itself.

    • B.

      Software that allows the computer to function such as Windows XP.

    • C.

      Software that runs on a computer.

    • D.

      Software that stores programs.

    Correct Answer
    B. Software that allows the computer to function such as Windows XP.
    Explanation
    An operating system is a software that allows a computer to function by managing hardware and software resources. It provides a platform for other programs to run on the computer and ensures that they can access the necessary resources. Windows XP is an example of an operating system that enables users to interact with their computer and run various applications.

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  • 3. 

     What tool in Photoshop Elements allows you to move a portion of the image?

    • A.

      Move Tool

    • B.

      Marquee Tool

    • C.

      Magic Lasso Tool

    • D.

      Erase Tool

    Correct Answer
    A. Move Tool
    Explanation
    The Move Tool in Photoshop Elements allows you to move a portion of the image. This tool is used to select and drag a selected area of the image to a new location. It is commonly used for repositioning objects, adjusting composition, or creating collages by moving and arranging different elements within the image.

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  • 4. 

    Use this tool to draw a rectangular box then press the [Enter/Return] key, it crops your image to the size of the box. Any information that was on the outside of the box is now gone. Not permanently, you can still undo.

    • A.

      Shape Tool

    • B.

      Type Tool

    • C.

      Crop Tool

    Correct Answer
    C. Crop Tool
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Crop Tool". This tool allows the user to draw a rectangular box around an image and then press the Enter/Return key to crop the image to the size of the box. This means that any information that was outside of the box is removed from the image. However, it is important to note that this cropping is not permanent and can still be undone.

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  • 5. 

    It allows you to magnify (enlarge) or reduce the view of your image.

    • A.

      Optical Enhancement Tool

    • B.

      Magic Wand Tool

    • C.

      Zoom Tool or Ctrl + or Ctrl -

    • D.

      Blur Tool

    Correct Answer
    C. Zoom Tool or Ctrl + or Ctrl -
    Explanation
    The Zoom Tool or Ctrl + or Ctrl - allows you to magnify or reduce the view of your image. This tool is commonly used in image editing software to get a closer look at specific areas of an image or to zoom out and see the image in its entirety. By using the Zoom Tool or the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + (plus) or Ctrl - (minus), you can easily adjust the zoom level to suit your needs and work more effectively on your image.

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  • 6. 

    Use this to draw pixel selections in whatever shape you would like. To close the selection, either click on the beginning point (you’ll see the cursor change when you’re on it), or just double-click.

    • A.

      Magic Wand Tool

    • B.

      Magic Lasso Tool

    • C.

      Marquee Tool

    • D.

      Zoom Tool

    Correct Answer
    B. Magic Lasso Tool
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Magic Lasso Tool". This tool allows the user to draw pixel selections in any shape they want. To close the selection, the user can either click on the beginning point or double-click.

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  • 7. 

    What short cut keys are used in photoshop to change the size of the brush tip when editing a photo.  This brush tip is used when using the erase tool, the spot healing tool, the paint brush and the clone stamping tool.

    • A.

      [ and ]

    • B.

      < and >

    • C.

      Ctrl - and ctrl +

    • D.

      ( or )

    Correct Answer
    A. [ and ]
    Explanation
    The correct answer is [ and ]. These shortcut keys are used in Photoshop to change the size of the brush tip when editing a photo. By pressing [ (left bracket) the brush tip size decreases, and by pressing ] (right bracket) the brush tip size increases. These shortcuts are commonly used with various tools such as the erase tool, spot healing tool, paint brush, and clone stamping tool.

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  • 8. 

    Check all the programs that are used in Desktop Publishing.

    • A.

      Microsoft Excel

    • B.

      Adobe Photoshop

    • C.

      Adobe InDesign

    • D.

      Microsoft Publisher

    • E.

      WordPress

    • F.

      Quark Express

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Adobe Photoshop
    C. Adobe InDesign
    D. Microsoft Publisher
    F. Quark Express
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Publisher, and Quark Express. These programs are commonly used in desktop publishing. Adobe Photoshop is a powerful image editing software that allows users to manipulate and enhance images. Adobe InDesign is a layout design software used for creating print and digital publications. Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing program that allows users to create professional-looking documents such as brochures, newsletters, and flyers. Quark Express is another popular desktop publishing software used for creating and editing complex page layouts.

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  • 9. 

    What was the first digital desktop publishing software used professionally to produce documents and publications?

    • A.

      Corel VENTURA version 8

    • B.

      MacPublisher

    • C.

      Adobe InDesign

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Corel VENTURA version 8
    Explanation
    Corel VENTURA version 8 was the first digital desktop publishing software used professionally to produce documents and publications.

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  • 10. 

    Check all of the input devices listed below.

    • A.

      LCD Projector

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Keyboard

    • D.

      Speaker

    • E.

      Scanner

    • F.

      Tablet

    • G.

      Printer

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Mouse
    C. Keyboard
    E. Scanner
    F. Tablet
    Explanation
    The correct answer includes the input devices that are commonly used to interact with a computer system. A mouse and keyboard are standard input devices for navigating and entering data. A scanner is used to convert physical documents into digital format. A tablet can be used as a touch input device, allowing users to interact directly with the screen. Therefore, the LCD projector, speaker, and printer are not considered input devices as they are used for output or display purposes.

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  • 11. 

    What new equipment made it possible to transfer images directly to a computer to be edited digitally?

    • A.

      Dot Matrix Printer

    • B.

      Scanner

    • C.

      Tablet

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Scanner
    Explanation
    A scanner is a device that enables the transfer of images directly to a computer for digital editing. Unlike dot matrix printers or tablets, scanners are specifically designed to capture and convert physical images or documents into digital format. This allows users to edit and manipulate the images on a computer using various software applications. Therefore, a scanner is the correct answer as it is the equipment that facilitates the direct transfer of images to a computer for digital editing.

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  • 12. 

    What does PDF stand for?

    • A.

      Portable Document Format

    • B.

      Printed Document Format

    • C.

      Portable Document File

    • D.

      Printed Document File

    Correct Answer
    A. Portable Document Format
    Explanation
    PDF stands for Portable Document Format. This format was developed by Adobe Systems and it is widely used for presenting and exchanging documents reliably, independent of software, hardware, or operating system. PDF files can contain text, images, links, and interactive elements, and they can be easily viewed, printed, and shared across different platforms. The term "portable" in PDF refers to the fact that the format preserves the original formatting and layout of a document regardless of the device or software used to view it.

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  • 13. 

    What program opens a PDF?

    • A.

      Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

    • B.

      Foxit Reader

    • C.

      Google Drive

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    D. All of these
    Explanation
    All of the mentioned programs can open a PDF. Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is a popular choice for opening PDF files as it is specifically designed for this purpose and offers a range of features for viewing and interacting with PDFs. Foxit Reader is another widely used program that allows users to open and read PDF files. Google Drive also has the capability to open PDFs, making it a convenient option for users who want to access their files from anywhere with an internet connection. Therefore, all of these programs can be used to open a PDF.

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  • 14. 

    What tool is used to correct slight imperfections such as spots, scratches or blemishes on an image?

    • A.

      Clone Stamping Tool

    • B.

      Magic Eraser Tool

    • C.

      Spot Healing Tool

    • D.

      Erase Tool

    Correct Answer
    C. Spot Healing Tool
    Explanation
    The Spot Healing Tool is used to correct slight imperfections such as spots, scratches, or blemishes on an image. This tool automatically samples the surrounding area and blends it seamlessly with the imperfection, making it appear as if the imperfection was never there. It is a quick and efficient way to fix minor flaws in an image without the need for manual retouching.

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  • 15. 

    WYSIWYG is an acronym for

    • A.

      What You Say Is What You Get

    • B.

      What You See Is What You Give

    • C.

      What You See Is What You Get

    • D.

      What You Say Is What You Give

    Correct Answer
    C. What You See Is What You Get
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "What You See Is What You Get." WYSIWYG is a term commonly used in computing to describe a system or software that allows users to see a preview of the final output while editing. In other words, the content displayed on the screen during editing will appear exactly the same when it is printed or published. This term is often used in word processors, website builders, and graphic design software to ensure that what you see on the screen accurately represents the final result.

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  • 16. 

    What enables a person to communicate with a computer through symbols, visual metaphors, and pointing devices?

    • A.

      GUI

    • B.

      CGI

    • C.

      VFX

    • D.

      All of these

    Correct Answer
    A. GUI
    Explanation
    A GUI (Graphical User Interface) enables a person to communicate with a computer through symbols, visual metaphors, and pointing devices. It provides a visual representation of the computer's functions and allows users to interact with the system by clicking on icons, buttons, and menus. GUIs make it easier for users to navigate and operate computers, as they provide a more intuitive and user-friendly experience compared to command-line interfaces. CGI (Computer-generated Imagery) and VFX (Visual Effects) are unrelated to communication with computers and do not involve interaction through symbols or pointing devices.

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  • 17. 

    What tool is used to remove background?

    • A.

      Background Eraser

    • B.

      Magic Wand

    • C.

      Lasso

    • D.

      Quick Mask tool

    Correct Answer
    A. Background Eraser
    Explanation
    The Background Eraser tool is used to remove the background from an image. It allows users to easily select and erase the background by simply dragging the tool over the areas to be removed. This tool automatically detects the edges of the subject and removes the background while preserving the details of the foreground. It is a quick and efficient way to remove unwanted backgrounds and create transparent or solid color backgrounds in images.

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  • 18. 

    Any hardware device used to send data from a computer to another device or user is called

    • A.

      Input device

    • B.

      Output device

    • C.

      Both A and B

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Output device
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "output device" because an output device is any hardware device that is used to send data from a computer to another device or user. This can include devices such as monitors, printers, speakers, and projectors, which all display or transmit information from the computer to the user or another device.

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