Loading, Testing And Actionscripting

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  • 1. 
    What are the three testing environments in Flash?
    • A. 

      The Stage.

    • B. 

      Publish Preview.

    • C. 

      The Flash Player.

    • D. 

      The Bandwidth Profiler.

  • 2. 
    What are the three areas where objects can reside?
    • A. 

      The Timeline

    • B. 

      The Stage

    • C. 

      The Library

    • D. 

      Folders

    • E. 

      Properties Panel

  • 3. 
    Loading files externally has what three advantages?
    • A. 

      You don't need Flash to update them.

    • B. 

      The end-user doesn't have to wait for them to load.

    • C. 

      They make the Main Movie more lightweight.

    • D. 

      They don't require pre-loading.

    • E. 

      You can make global changes more easily.

  • 4. 
    Why is it necessary to give a symbol an instance name? (choose one)
    • A. 

      It is easier to keep track of.

    • B. 

      You can script it.

    • C. 

      It is a requirement of Flash.

    • D. 

      Flash adds it to the library.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following two items add significantly to file size?
    • A. 

      Nodes.

    • B. 

      Tweens.

    • C. 

      Keyframes.

    • D. 

      External files.

    • E. 

      Links to webpages.

  • 6. 
    The bandwidth profiler does what? (choose two)
    • A. 

      Emulates download time, including web traffic.

    • B. 

      Emulates download times, minus web traffic.

    • C. 

      Identifies what is on the display list for each frame in the movie.

    • D. 

      Identifies the download time for each frame in the movie.

  • 7. 
    Most corporations and ad agencies test for which bandwidth? (choose one)
    • A. 

      T1

    • B. 

      DSL

    • C. 

      56K

    • D. 

      14K

  • 8. 
    What are the two essential functions of a preloader?
    • A. 

      To give the end-user an artistic experience.

    • B. 

      To give the end-user a sense of when the movie will start.

    • C. 

      To warn the end-user that the site is too large for their connection speed.

    • D. 

      To load the first frame of the timeline completely.

  • 9. 
    What are three strategies for optimizing Flash movies?
    • A. 

      Use bitmap caching judiciously.

    • B. 

      Make sure the box compress movie is unchecked in the Publish Settings.

    • C. 

      Optimize your vectors.

    • D. 

      Tween wherever you can.

    • E. 

      Embed fonts.

  • 10. 
    What is the main advantage of using Flash to make websites? (choose one)
    • A. 

      You can add moving images.

    • B. 

      You can add video.

    • C. 

      You can add interactivity.

    • D. 

      You can add sound.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are true statements? (choose three)
    • A. 

      You must test in all the different testing environment (stage, flash player, web page and live) to make sure your movie runs as expected.

    • B. 

      You should test on different computers with different operating systems.

    • C. 

      You should get your friends and family to interact with your movie.

    • D. 

      You should test at only DSL speed.

  • 12. 
    Which statement is false? (choose one)
    • A. 

      A user with Flash Player 6 installed could still view a banner ad developed in Flash Player 9.

    • B. 

      It is not wise to expect your audience to be able or willing to update their version of Flash Player.

    • C. 

      Adobe estimates that over 98% of the world has Flash Player installed.

    • D. 

      Most corporations and ad agencies develop for Flash Player 9.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is true? (choose one):
    • A. 

      You don't have to worry about the version of Flash Player as long as your swf is embedded in the html.

    • B. 

      The best method for developing and uploading your content is to keep files all in one folder.

    • C. 

      Flash reads relative paths in the html wrapper page and the swf in the same way.

    • D. 

      It is not recommended to use absolute paths in actionscript.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are true statements? (choose three)
    • A. 

      Content in separate scenes loads in the order order you have chosen for those scenes.

    • B. 

      Externally loaded files may require their own preloaders if they are large.

    • C. 

      Externally loaded files do not require actionscript if you are using the UILoader to load it.

    • D. 

      The drawback to Flash is that everything must be in one long movie.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements are false? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Actionscripting does not take up 'space' in the published swf.

    • B. 

      Actionscript does take up 'space', but not nearly as much as graphics do.

    • C. 

      Frame 1 of any movie will always contain a lot of information, because Flash puts a lot of information there in order for the movie to run.

    • D. 

      A frame that is far above the red line in the bandwidth profiler is a good candidate for preloading content.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements are not true? (choose two)
    • A. 

      Flash can deliver web animation, interactivity and sound, but not videos.

    • B. 

      Flash can deliver web animation, interactivity, sound and video.

    • C. 

      Flash can deliver web animation, sound and video, but not interactivity.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following statements are true? (choose two)
    • A. 

      The purpose of a preloader is to load items or frames that take up the most bytes.

    • B. 

      The purpose of the preloader is to determine what goes over the red line in the bandwidth profiler.

    • C. 

      The purpose of a preloader is to determine the stacking order.

    • D. 

      The purpose of a preloader is designed to be lightweight so it loads fast, giving users an indication of how long to wait.

  • 18. 
    Which statement is false? (choose one)
    • A. 

      The stacking order is the order in which the flash player receives the flash content from the server.

    • B. 

      The stacking order has a very specific order in which it obtains information, such as layers, library items and scenes.

    • C. 

      You can change the stacking order to either be bottom up or top down.

    • D. 

      The stacking order has no effect on how you plan your Flash movie.

  • 19. 
    Which sentences best describe what the bandwidth profiler does? (choose two)
    • A. 

      The bandwidth profiler gives an approximation of how long it would take to load a movie based on the type of computer operating system.

    • B. 

      The bandwidth profiler gives an approximation of how long it would take to load a movie based on internet traffic.

    • C. 

      The bandwidth profiler gives an approximation of how long it would take to load a movie based on bandwidth speed.

    • D. 

      The bandwidth profiler shows the stacking order.

  • 20. 
    Once you drag a Flash component onto your stage, which of the following apply? (choose two)
    • A. 

      Once you use a component, it costs little in terms of file size to reuse it.

    • B. 

      You cannot link to components in your library.

    • C. 

      Once you use a component, it appears in your library and to assess a new component, drag it out from your library.

    • D. 

      You cannot apply actionscript to a component.

  • 21. 
    What is an instance? (choose one)
    • A. 

      An object in the library.

    • B. 

      An object on the stage.

    • C. 

      A name given to an object in the properties panel.

    • D. 

      Copies of symbols.

  • 22. 
    Functions in Flash essentially: (choose one)
    • A. 

      Carry out instructions

    • B. 

      Hold data

    • C. 

      Trigger events

    • D. 

      Load external files

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are properties? (choose two)
    • A. 

      HtmlText=()

    • B. 

      Box.width.x=50

    • C. 

      Box.rotation=45

    • D. 

      Box.load(image1)

  • 24. 
    GotoAndStop is an example of what? (choose one)
    • A. 

      Property

    • B. 

      Method

    • C. 

      Function

    • D. 

      Variable

  • 25. 
    Components are pre-built 'mini-apps' that come with Flash. Which of the following are components? (choose two)
    • A. 

      List Maker

    • B. 

      UILoader

    • C. 

      Preloader

    • D. 

      FLVPlayback