Multimedia One First Weeks

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Multimedia One First Weeks - Quiz

This quiz is a review of the material covered in the first four weeks of instruction.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The internet is most like what invention?

    • A.

      Car

    • B.

      Printing Press

    • C.

      Light Bulb

    • D.

      Phone

    • E.

      TV

    Correct Answer
    B. Printing Press
    Explanation
    The internet is most like the printing press because both inventions revolutionized the way information is shared and disseminated. Just as the printing press made books and knowledge more accessible to the masses, the internet has made information easily accessible to people around the world. Both inventions have played a crucial role in democratizing knowledge and facilitating the spread of ideas and information on a global scale.

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  • 2. 

    Who invented the Printing Press? (choose from a-e)  

    • A.

      Newton

    • B.

      Ford

    • C.

      Einstein

    • D.

      Bill Gates

    • E.

      Gutenberg

    Correct Answer
    E. Gutenberg
    Explanation
    Johannes Gutenberg is credited with inventing the printing press. He developed a movable type system in the 15th century that revolutionized the process of printing. This invention allowed for the mass production of books and other printed materials, leading to a significant increase in literacy and the spread of knowledge. Gutenberg's printing press had a profound impact on society and is considered one of the most important inventions in human history.

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  • 3. 

      True of False The Mayan were one of three people to invented writing?  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Mayans were indeed one of the three ancient civilizations to invent writing. The other two were the Sumerians in Mesopotamia and the Egyptians. The Mayans developed a complex writing system using hieroglyphs, which they used to record historical events, religious rituals, and astronomical observations. This system of writing was unique to the Mayans and played a significant role in their culture and society.

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  • 4. 

    What alphabet is the bases for the letter we use today?

    • A.

      Egyptian

    • B.

      Sumerian

    • C.

      Chinese

    • D.

      Latin

    Correct Answer
    D. Latin
    Explanation
    Latin is the correct answer because the modern alphabet that we use today is derived from the Latin alphabet. The Latin alphabet was developed from the Etruscan alphabet, which in turn was influenced by the Greek alphabet. The Latin alphabet spread throughout Europe during the Roman Empire and eventually became the basis for many other alphabets, including English. It is now the most widely used alphabet in the world.

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  • 5. 

    What type of lower case "a" is show above?

    • A.

      Uppercase

    • B.

      Single Story

    • C.

      Double Story

    Correct Answer
    C. Double Story
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Double Story." This refers to the style of the lowercase letter "a" that has two distinct parts or stories - a rounded shape on top and a straight stem on the bottom. This is in contrast to a "Single Story" lowercase "a" which has a single rounded shape.

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  • 6. 

    The typeface by Bodoni above is what categaory?

    • A.
    • B.

      Modern

    • C.

      Oldstyle

    Correct Answer
    B. Modern
    Explanation
    The typeface by Bodoni is categorized as "Modern." This style of typeface is known for its high contrast between thick and thin strokes, vertical stress, and unbracketed serifs. Bodoni is a well-known designer of Modern typefaces, characterized by their clean and elegant appearance.

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  • 7. 

    What is the blue line called?

    • A.

      X-height

    • B.

      Cap-height

    • C.

      Baseline

    • D.

      Beard LIne

    Correct Answer
    D. Beard LIne
  • 8. 

    Ñ has come to represent what culture

    • A.

      Spanish

    • B.

      French

    • C.

      American

    • D.

      Indian

    Correct Answer
    A. Spanish
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Spanish. The letter "Ñ" is a unique character in the Spanish language and is not found in French, American, or Indian cultures. Therefore, "Ñ" has come to represent the Spanish culture.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of typeface is this?

    • A.

      Serif

    • B.

      San Serif

    Correct Answer
    B. San Serif
    Explanation
    The given answer "San Serif" is the correct answer because the question is asking about the typeface of the given text. "San Serif" refers to a typeface that does not have small decorative lines or strokes at the ends of the characters. Since the question does not provide any additional information or context, we can assume that the typeface in question is indeed "San Serif".

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  • 10. 

    What kind of typeface is this

    • A.

      Serif

    • B.

      Sans Serif

    Correct Answer
    A. Serif
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Serif" because serif typefaces have small decorative lines or strokes at the end of characters, which is evident in the given typeface. This distinguishes it from sans serif typefaces, which do not have these decorative lines.

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  • 11. 

    What are the strokes at the end of letters called?

    • A.

      Hooks

    • B.

      Things

    • C.

      Seirf

    • D.

      Tails

    Correct Answer
    C. Seirf
  • 12. 

    Garamond is famous for desiging what style of typefaces?

    • A.

      San Serif

    • B.

      Modern

    • C.

      Oldstyle

    Correct Answer
    C. Oldstyle
    Explanation
    Garamond is famous for designing oldstyle typefaces. Oldstyle typefaces are characterized by their elegant and classic appearance, with a combination of thick and thin strokes and subtle variations in letterforms. Garamond's typefaces, such as Adobe Garamond and Sabon, are widely recognized for their timeless and sophisticated design, making them popular choices for books, magazines, and other printed materials.

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  • 13. 

    Which type style (serif or sans serif) is more contemporary?  

    • A.

      Serif

    • B.

      Sans Serif

    Correct Answer
    B. Sans Serif
    Explanation
    Sans serif type style is considered more contemporary because it has a clean and modern look. It lacks the small lines or strokes at the ends of characters (serifs) that serif type styles have. Sans serif fonts are often used in digital media and designs that aim for a sleek and minimalist aesthetic. They are also more readable on screens and at smaller sizes, making them popular in web design and mobile applications. Overall, sans serif type styles are associated with a more modern and current design approach.

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  • 14. 

    Which type style is more old school (serif or sans serif)?

    • A.

      Serif

    • B.

      San Serif

    Correct Answer
    A. Serif
    Explanation
    Serif type style is more old school compared to sans serif. Serif fonts have small decorative lines or strokes at the end of the characters, giving them a more traditional and classic look. They were commonly used in print media before the digital era. On the other hand, sans serif fonts do not have these decorative lines, resulting in a more modern and clean appearance. Sans serif fonts became more popular with the rise of digital platforms and are often used for digital content and websites.

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  • 15. 

    1. Which type style is good for reading?

    • A.

      Modern

    • B.

      Oldstyle

    • C.

      Slab Seirf

    Correct Answer
    B. Oldstyle
    Explanation
    Oldstyle type style is good for reading because it is designed to be highly legible and easy on the eyes. It is characterized by its slightly slanted and rounded serifs, which create a smooth flow of text and aid in readability. The proportions of oldstyle typefaces are also balanced, with moderate contrast between thick and thin strokes, making them comfortable to read for extended periods of time. Overall, oldstyle typefaces have a timeless and classic quality that enhances the reading experience.

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  • 16. 

    Which type style tends to have an elegant look?

    • A.

      Slab Serif

    • B.

      Modern

    • C.

      Oldstlye

    Correct Answer
    B. Modern
    Explanation
    Modern type style tends to have an elegant look. This is because modern typefaces are characterized by clean lines, minimal embellishments, and a sleek, contemporary design. The simplicity and sophistication of modern typefaces make them popular choices for creating a polished and refined appearance.

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  • 17. 

    1. Which type style is good for headlines?

    • A.

      Modern

    • B.

      Oldstyle

    Correct Answer
    A. Modern
    Explanation
    Modern type style is good for headlines because it is bold, sleek, and eye-catching. It has clean lines and a contemporary feel, making it perfect for grabbing attention and conveying a modern and trendy image. Modern typefaces often have sharp edges and geometric shapes, which add to their impact and readability. They are commonly used in advertising, magazines, and websites to create a strong visual impact and make headlines stand out.

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  • 18. 

    This is an example of Black Letter

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement is an example of black letter law. Black letter law refers to well-established legal principles that are widely accepted and applied in legal practice. It is often derived from statutes, regulations, and court decisions. In this case, the statement is presented as a factual statement without any ambiguity or room for interpretation, making it an example of black letter law.

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  • 19. 

    Decorative is like Zuzana Licko

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement implies that "Decorative" is similar to Zuzana Licko. Zuzana Licko is a renowned typeface designer known for her innovative and decorative fonts. Therefore, the statement is true as it suggests that "Decorative" is also a typeface or design style similar to Zuzana Licko's work.

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  • 20. 

    Script is like writing in cursive?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "Script is like writing in cursive" is true. Script refers to a style of writing that is characterized by flowing, connected letters, similar to cursive writing. In script, the letters are often slanted and have decorative elements. Cursive writing is a form of script that is taught in schools and is commonly used for signatures and formal writing. Therefore, the statement is correct in stating that script is like writing in cursive.

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  • 21. 

    Ctrl + __________ is the short cut for copy

    Correct Answer
    c
    C
    Explanation
    Pressing "ctrl + c" or "ctrl + C" is the shortcut for copying. The "ctrl" key, also known as the control key, is commonly used in combination with other keys to perform various functions. In this case, pressing "ctrl + c" or "ctrl + C" allows the user to copy selected text or files to the clipboard, which can then be pasted elsewhere.

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  • 22. 

    ctrl + __________ is the short cut for paste

    Correct Answer
    P
    p
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "P,p" because pressing "Ctrl + P" is the shortcut for the print command, not paste. The correct shortcut for paste is "Ctrl + V".

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