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  • 1. 

    A stroke is...

    • A.

      ...the width of the paintbrush.

    • B.

      ... the color of the paintbrush.

    • C.

      ... the outline around a shape.

    • D.

      ... the fill of a shape.

    Correct Answer
    C. ... the outline around a shape.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "the outline around a shape." In art and design, a stroke refers to the line or outline that defines the edges of a shape or object. It is the visible boundary that separates one shape from another or defines the contour of a single shape. The stroke can vary in thickness, color, and style, and it helps to give form and structure to the artwork.

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  • 2. 

    You can control the fluidity of the line drawn with the pencil tool.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the pencil tool in a drawing program allows the user to have control over the fluidity of the line being drawn. This means that the user can adjust the thickness or thinness of the line based on their preference or the specific requirements of the drawing. By controlling the fluidity, the user can create smooth and precise lines or more rough and sketchy lines, depending on their artistic intent.

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  • 3. 

    You can control the width, patterning, color and smoothing of a Pencil stroke all in the....

    • A.

      ... Commands Menu.

    • B.

      ... Properties Inspector.

    • C.

      ... Behaviors Menu.

    Correct Answer
    B. ... Properties Inspector.
    Explanation
    In the Properties Inspector, you can control the width, patterning, color, and smoothing of a Pencil stroke. The Properties Inspector is a tool that allows you to modify the properties of various objects or elements in a software program. It provides a convenient and centralized location to make adjustments and customize the appearance or behavior of specific elements. Therefore, in this case, the Properties Inspector is the correct option for controlling the attributes of a Pencil stroke.

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  • 4. 

    When drawing with the Rectangle Tool, if you wanted to make a perfect square, you would hold down the _____ key while drawing.

    • A.

      Shift

    • B.

      Option

    • C.

      Control

    • D.

      Command

    Correct Answer
    A. Shift
    Explanation
    When drawing with the Rectangle Tool, holding down the shift key while drawing ensures that the shape created is a perfect square. This is because the shift key constrains the proportions of the shape, making the width and height equal.

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  • 5. 

    To make a donut shape you would use the...

    • A.

      ... Oval Tool.

    • B.

      ... Oval Primitive Tool and adjust the Start Angle.

    • C.

      ... Oval Primitive Tool and adjust the Inner Radius.

    Correct Answer
    C. ... Oval Primitive Tool and adjust the Inner Radius.
    Explanation
    To make a donut shape, you would use the Oval Primitive Tool and adjust the Inner Radius. This is because the Inner Radius determines the size of the hole in the center of the shape, allowing you to create a hollow shape resembling a donut. The Oval Tool would not be suitable as it does not have the option to adjust the Inner Radius. Similarly, adjusting the Start Angle would not create a donut shape, but rather a partial oval.

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  • 6. 

    Double-clicking on a stroke will...

    • A.

      ... select the entire stroke.

    • B.

      ... select the entire object.

    • C.

      ... delete the entire stroke.

    Correct Answer
    A. ... select the entire stroke.
    Explanation
    Double-clicking on a stroke will select the entire stroke. This is a common feature in design software, where double-clicking on a stroke allows the user to easily manipulate or modify the stroke as a whole. It is a convenient way to quickly select and work with strokes without having to manually select each individual point or segment.

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  • 7. 

    What would happen if you clicked and dragged now?

    • A.

      The right side of the square would be pushed in or out as a line.

    • B.

      The right side of the square would bow out or in as a curve.

    • C.

      The curser will draw a curved line.

    • D.

      The square will be turned into a circle.

    Correct Answer
    B. The right side of the square would bow out or in as a curve.
    Explanation
    If you clicked and dragged now, the right side of the square would bow out or in as a curve. This means that instead of moving in a straight line, the side of the square would bend, creating a curved shape. This suggests that the dragging action would cause a deformation in the square, resulting in a curved line rather than a straight line.

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  • 8. 

    The ink bottle changes the color of...

    • A.

      ...strokes.

    • B.

      ...fills.

    • C.

      ...the background.

    Correct Answer
    A. ...strokes.
    Explanation
    The ink bottle changes the color of strokes. This means that when the ink bottle is used, it affects the color of the lines or brush strokes made with it. It implies that the ink from the bottle is applied to create marks or lines, altering their color.

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  • 9. 

    To keep an shape from "taking a bite" out of another shape when it is dragged over and then moved later on, you can... (2 correct answers)

    • A.

      ... draw the shape with "object drawing" selected in the tools panel.

    • B.

      ... group the shapes into an object.

    • C.

      ... change the color of the shapes.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. ... draw the shape with "object drawing" selected in the tools panel.
    B. ... group the shapes into an object.
    Explanation
    To keep a shape from "taking a bite" out of another shape when it is dragged over and then moved later on, you can draw the shape with "object drawing" selected in the tools panel. This option allows the shape to be treated as a single object, preventing it from intersecting or overlapping with other shapes. Additionally, you can also group the shapes into an object. Grouping the shapes allows them to move together as a single unit, maintaining their relative positions and preventing one shape from overlapping or intersecting with another.

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  • 10. 

    The transformation point is...

    • A.

      ... the fading in a color gradient.

    • B.

      ... the phase at which an object is rendered.

    • C.

      ... the point from which an object or shape is rotated or scaled.

    Correct Answer
    C. ... the point from which an object or shape is rotated or scaled.
    Explanation
    The transformation point refers to the specific location from which an object or shape is rotated or scaled. It is the central point around which the transformation occurs, determining the axis and direction of rotation or scaling. This point is crucial in defining the position and behavior of the object during the transformation process.

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  • 11. 

    A white box with a diagonal red line through it means...

    • A.

      ... no color.

    • B.

      ... do not enter.

    • C.

      ... no data.

    Correct Answer
    A. ... no color.
    Explanation
    A white box with a diagonal red line through it typically represents the absence of color. This symbol is commonly used to indicate that something is colorless or lacks any specific hue. It is often seen in situations where color coding is used, such as on maps or in diagrams, to distinguish between different categories or elements. The diagonal red line serves as a visual indicator that color should not be applied to the area or object represented by the white box.

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  • 12. 

    You can change a solid color into a gradient in the....

    • A.

      ... color menu.

    • B.

      ... swatches menu.

    • C.

      ...properties inspector.

    • D.

      ... all of the above.

    Correct Answer
    D. ... all of the above.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "all of the above" because in various design software or editing tools, you can change a solid color into a gradient in different menus such as the color menu, swatches menu, and properties inspector. These menus provide options and settings to modify the color properties of an object, allowing users to transform a solid color into a gradient by adjusting the color stops, direction, and other gradient parameters. Therefore, all the mentioned menus offer the possibility to convert a solid color into a gradient.

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  • 13. 

    You cannot change the angle or length of a gradient.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect. In a gradient, both the angle and length can be changed. A gradient refers to a gradual change in color, tone, or texture. It can be created by adjusting the angle or length of the color transition. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 14. 

    Clicking and dragging with the pen tool creates...

    • A.

      A straight line.

    • B.

      A curved line.

    Correct Answer
    B. A curved line.
    Explanation
    When using the pen tool, clicking and dragging allows the user to create a curved line. This is because the pen tool in design software such as Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop is primarily used for creating vector paths and shapes, which often involve curves and smooth lines. By clicking and dragging, the user can control the direction and curvature of the line, resulting in a curved line rather than a straight one.

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  • 15. 

    When the pen tool has a small plus side next to it, it means you can...

    • A.

      ...edit an anchor point

    • B.

      ...create an anchor point.

    • C.

      ...delete an anchor point.

    Correct Answer
    B. ...create an anchor point.
    Explanation
    When the pen tool has a small plus sign next to it, it means that you can create an anchor point. The pen tool is used to create and edit paths in graphic design software. The plus sign indicates that by clicking on the canvas, you can add a new anchor point to the path. This allows for precise control over the shape and direction of the path being created.

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  • 16. 

    A pen tool with a small circle next to it means you can...

    • A.

      ...close a shape.

    • B.

      ...open a shape.

    • C.

      ...delete a shape.

    Correct Answer
    A. ...close a shape.
    Explanation
    A pen tool with a small circle next to it indicates that you can close a shape. This means that you can complete a shape by connecting the last point with the starting point, creating a closed path. The small circle represents the endpoint of the shape, allowing you to finalize it and make it a closed shape.

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  • 17. 

    With the brush tool selected, you can adjust your brush shape and size in the tool bar.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement correctly states that with the brush tool selected, you can adjust the brush shape and size in the tool bar. This means that when using the brush tool, you have the ability to change the shape and size of the brush to suit your needs. This functionality allows for more precise and customizable brush strokes in various digital art and design applications.

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  • 18. 

    Clicking and dragging the playhead will "scrub" through your movie so you can see the animation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Clicking and dragging the playhead allows the user to manually move through the movie and view the animation at different points. This feature, known as "scrubbing," is commonly used in video editing software to quickly preview different sections of a video without having to play it from the beginning. Therefore, the statement that clicking and dragging the playhead will "scrub" through the movie and display the animation is true.

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  • 19. 

    When nothing is selected, you can adjust the following in the Properties Inspector.

    • A.

      Stage size

    • B.

      Background color

    • C.

      Frame rate

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    When nothing is selected, you can adjust the stage size, background color, and frame rate in the Properties Inspector. This means that all of the options listed are correct and can be adjusted when nothing is selected.

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  • 20. 

    Which one is "A" (gray background, black dots?)

    • A.

      Frame

    • B.

      Keyframe

    • C.

      Blank frame

    • D.

      Blank keyframe

    Correct Answer
    B. Keyframe
    Explanation
    A keyframe is a specific point in an animation where an object's properties are set. In this context, the question is asking for the type of frame that has a gray background and black dots, which is a keyframe. The other options, such as "frame," "blank frame," and "blank keyframe," do not specify any particular characteristics and therefore do not match the description given.

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  • 21. 

    Which one is "D" (white background, no dots?)

    • A.

      Frame

    • B.

      Keyframe

    • C.

      Blank frame

    • D.

      Blank keyframe

    Correct Answer
    C. Blank frame
    Explanation
    A blank frame refers to a frame in an animation that does not contain any content or visual elements. It is essentially an empty frame with a white background and no dots or markings. This type of frame is commonly used to create pauses or breaks in an animation, allowing for a smooth transition between different scenes or actions.

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  • 22. 

    If you want to see faint images of the keyframes before and after the current frame, you would turn on...

    • A.

      ...movie testing.

    • B.

      ...onionskinning.

    • C.

      ...dull opacity.

    Correct Answer
    B. ...onionskinning.
    Explanation
    Onionskinning is a feature that allows you to see faint images of keyframes before and after the current frame. This feature is commonly used in animation software to help artists create smooth and consistent motion. By enabling onionskinning, the artist can easily compare the current frame with the previous and next frames, ensuring that the animation flows seamlessly. It provides a visual reference that aids in maintaining the desired motion and timing throughout the animation process.

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  • 23. 

    To delete an entire frame you...

    • A.

      Control+click that frame and select "remove frames" from the drop down menu.

    • B.

      Select the frame and hit delete

    • C.

      Select the frame and hit shift+delete

    Correct Answer
    A. Control+click that frame and select "remove frames" from the drop down menu.
    Explanation
    To delete an entire frame, you need to control+click that frame and select "remove frames" from the drop down menu. This action allows you to delete the frame effectively.

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  • 24. 

    To copy frames, you select the frames and...

    • A.

      ...hold down shift and drag them to the desired location.

    • B.

      ...hold down option and drag them to the desired location.

    • C.

      Hit command C to copy them and command V to paste them.

    Correct Answer
    B. ...hold down option and drag them to the desired location.
    Explanation
    To copy frames, you can hold down the option key and drag them to the desired location. This action allows you to duplicate the selected frames and place them in a new position.

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  • 25. 

    To reverse frames, you select them, control click to get the drop down menu, and select "reverse frames".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    To reverse frames, you need to select them first by either clicking on them individually or by using a selection tool to select multiple frames. Then, you can control click to access the drop-down menu, where you will find the option to "reverse frames". This option allows you to reverse the order of the selected frames. Therefore, the given statement is true.

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  • 26. 

    You can control the width, patterning, color and smoothing of a Pencil stroke all in the....

    • A.

      ... Commands Menu.

    • B.

      ... Properties Inspector.

    • C.

      ... Behaviors Menu.

    Correct Answer
    B. ... Properties Inspector.
    Explanation
    The Properties Inspector allows you to control the width, patterning, color, and smoothing of a Pencil stroke. It provides a range of options and settings that allow you to customize the appearance of your stroke according to your preferences. By accessing the Properties Inspector, you can easily modify these aspects of the Pencil stroke to achieve the desired effect in your project.

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  • 27. 

    Double-clicking on a stroke will...

    • A.

      ... select the entire stroke.

    • B.

      ... select the entire object.

    • C.

      ... delete the entire stroke.

    Correct Answer
    A. ... select the entire stroke.
    Explanation
    Double-clicking on a stroke will select the entire stroke. This means that when you double-click on a stroke, it will be highlighted or outlined to indicate that it has been selected. This allows you to perform various actions on the stroke, such as applying formatting or editing its properties. Double-clicking on a stroke does not select the entire object or delete the stroke, as those actions would require different commands or interactions.

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