Flash Test - 8th Grade - March 2010

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Flash Test - 8th Grade - March 2010

This is your test. Make sure you type in your name! Also make sure you read the questions carefully, because some questions have more than one correct answer and you have to choose all of them. Typed answers will not be graded for spelling or punctuation, just correct information. Give your best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe to the best of your ability the advantage using the timeline of the symbol to flap the butterfly's wings.  (Why is this easier than doing it in the main timeline - could you even do it that way?)
  • 2. 
    To create an animated gradient do you use a shape tween or a motion tween?
    • A. 

      Motion Tween

    • B. 

      Shape Tween

  • 3. 
    With frame by frame animation, the computer does some of the work for you.  With motion or shape tweens you control every frame.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If you just want a background to stay still and are using a motion tween to move something across the stage, you can do everything in one layer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    In Flash, the order of your layers can make a difference in how your animation looks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The butterfly animation was an example of:
    • A. 

      The properties panel not being necessary.

    • B. 

      Using action script in Flash.

    • C. 

      Animation being done in the timeline of a symbol.

    • D. 

      Animation begin done frame by frame.

  • 7. 
    A good way to describe a motion guide is:
    • A. 

      Making an object follow a path while moving with a motion tween.

    • B. 

      Being able to control the colors of drawn objects.

    • C. 

      Giving the computer more control over how an animation looks.

    • D. 

      Letting the computer guide you in creating a motion tween.

  • 8. 
    When you are animating gradients, what tool do you use to move the gradient around, stretch it, shrink it, etc?
    • A. 

      The free transform tool

    • B. 

      The gradient transform tool

    • C. 

      The selection tool

    • D. 

      The paint bucket tool

  • 9. 
    To create a custom gradient, what panel do you use?
    • A. 

      The scene panel

    • B. 

      The library

    • C. 

      The transform panel

    • D. 

      The color mixer

  • 10. 
    To make a looping animation of a moving object more seamless, what are your two best options? Remember, you want the viewer to not notice that it is looping.
    • A. 

      To make the beginning and ending key frames identical

    • B. 

      To make the object fade out at the end.

    • C. 

      To begin and end the motion off stage.

    • D. 

      To keep the object the same color and size.

  • 11. 
    Motion tweens can be use to do which of the actions below?  Pick all correct answers.
    • A. 

      Rotate a star

    • B. 

      Make a star transform to a circle

    • C. 

      Fade out a square

    • D. 

      Animate filters you've added to a movie clip symbol.

  • 12. 
    Keyframes are frames where you can tell the computer what to do. Frames on the other hand (frames that are not keyframes) simply represent time on the timeline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When you are adding sound, you have to download your sound file, and then you also have to import it to your Flash library.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When is it necessary to use layers?  Click all correct answers.
    • A. 

      When you are using frame by frame animation.

    • B. 

      When you are using motion tweens in the main timeline and want to move two things in opposite directions.

    • C. 

      When you want a background that doesn't move, and you want to do a shape tween in the main timeline.

    • D. 

      If you want one moving object to be behind another moving object.

  • 15. 
    Blank keyframes will mess up a motion tween.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The stroke color is changed with the pencil color, the fill color is changed with the paint bucket color.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The stroke is the outline of a shape; the fill is the inside of the shape
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    All symbols have their own timeline.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    To use the selection tool to re-shape a shape, you have to put it
    • A. 

      On the middle of the shape

    • B. 

      On the corner of the shape

    • C. 

      On the edge of the shape