# Photoshop And Digital Photography

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• 1.

### A pixel is:

• A.

The degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch

• B.

The smallest element of an image that can be individually processed in a video display system

• C.

The number of halftone dots produced in a horizontal or vertical linear inch by a high resolution imagesetter

• D.

The primary component of pHotoshop that use a special system to store the color information of an image and the data location of spot colors

Correct Answer
B. The smallest element of an image that can be individually processed in a video display system
Explanation
A pixel is the smallest element of an image that can be individually processed in a video display system. It refers to a single point in a digital image, and each pixel contains information about its color and brightness. In a video display system, pixels are arranged in a grid pattern to form the complete image. Each pixel can be individually controlled and manipulated, allowing for precise editing and processing of digital images.

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• 2.

### Vector graphics are:

• A.

The degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch

• B.

A grid of individual bits in rows and columns called a bitmap

• C.

Artwork that is composed of mathematical descriptions of a series of lines and geometric shapes

• D.

Is the result of converting an image into a set of different-sized dots that fool the eye into believing that it sees a continuous tone

Correct Answer
C. Artwork that is composed of mathematical descriptions of a series of lines and geometric shapes
Explanation
Vector graphics are composed of mathematical descriptions of lines and shapes, allowing them to be scaled and resized without losing quality. Unlike bitmap images, which are made up of individual pixels, vector graphics are based on mathematical equations and can be edited and manipulated easily. This makes them ideal for creating logos, illustrations, and other types of artwork that require precise and scalable graphics.

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• 3.

### A raster image is:

• A.

A compression formula originally developed by CompuServe and are based on indexed colors

• B.

Artwork that is composed of mathematical descriptions of a series of lines and geometric shapes

• C.

The color “space” or document type which is defined by black and white plus all of the gray tones as well

• D.

A grid of individual bits in rows and columns called a bitmap

Correct Answer
D. A grid of individual bits in rows and columns called a bitmap
Explanation
A raster image is a grid of individual bits in rows and columns called a bitmap. This means that the image is made up of a series of pixels, each represented by a bit, arranged in a grid-like structure. Raster images are commonly used for representing photographs and complex graphics, as they can accurately capture the details and colors of the original image. They are different from vector images, which are composed of mathematical descriptions of lines and shapes. Raster images are also often associated with specific color spaces or document types, including black and white and various shades of gray.

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• 4.

### To rasterize is to:

• A.

Combine any two or more objects (images, text, illustrations, etc) into an overall design

• B.

Convert a vector image into a bitmap image

• C.

Convert a bitmap image into a vector image

• D.

To change edges by making them more transparent

Correct Answer
B. Convert a vector image into a bitmap image
Explanation
Rasterizing refers to the process of converting a vector image, which is composed of mathematical equations and lines, into a bitmap image, which is made up of individual pixels. This conversion allows the image to be displayed or printed at a specific resolution, as each pixel represents a specific color value. Rasterizing is commonly used when preparing images for digital or print media, as it ensures that the image appears as intended and can be accurately reproduced.

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• 5.

### The resolution is:

• A.

The degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch

• B.

A control on a anchor point that determine the shape of the vector line segment

• C.

A command used to increase or decrease the size of a bitmap-based image

• D.

An object that is imported into your working file and retains the connection to the original file

Correct Answer
A. The degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch
Explanation
The correct answer is the degree of sharpness of a computer-generated image as measured by the number of dots per linear inch. This is known as the resolution of an image. A higher resolution means more dots per inch and therefore a sharper image.

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• 6.

### Resampling is:

• A.

A high resolution imagesetter used to simulate the appearance of continuous-tone color

• B.

A special type of channel used in grapHics software for saving selections

• C.

The command used to increase or decrease the size and/or resolution of a bitmap-based image

• D.

Setting up invisible lines that can be dragged from the edge of the rulers (horizontal or vertical) to use for alignment or margins

Correct Answer
C. The command used to increase or decrease the size and/or resolution of a bitmap-based image
Explanation
Resampling is the command used to increase or decrease the size and/or resolution of a bitmap-based image. This process involves changing the number of pixels in the image, either by adding or removing them, which in turn affects the overall size and clarity of the image. Resampling is commonly used in graphic design and image editing software to adjust the dimensions and resolution of an image to fit specific requirements or to enhance its quality.

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• 7.

### PPI stands for:

• A.

pHoto pixels integrity

• B.

Pixel pHoto integrity

• C.

pHotos per inch

• D.

Pixels per inch

Correct Answer
D. Pixels per inch
Explanation
PPI stands for "pixels per inch." This term is commonly used to measure the resolution of an image or display device. It refers to the number of pixels that can be displayed per inch, indicating the level of detail and clarity in the image. A higher PPI value generally results in a sharper and more detailed image.

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• 8.

### LPI stands for:

• A.

Linear pixel integrity

• B.

Long pHoto integrity

• C.

Lines per inch

• D.

Left pixel interface

Correct Answer
C. Lines per inch
Explanation
LPI stands for "lines per inch." This term is commonly used in printing and refers to the number of lines or dots that can be printed within an inch. It is a measure of the resolution or image quality that can be achieved in a printed document. The higher the LPI, the finer and more detailed the print will be.

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• 9.

### DPI stands for:

• A.

Data pixel integrity

• B.

Dots per inch

• C.

Data per inch

• D.

Data pHoto interface

Correct Answer
B. Dots per inch
Explanation
DPI stands for "dots per inch." It is a measurement used to determine the resolution or clarity of an image or printed document. The higher the DPI, the more dots or pixels are present per inch, resulting in a higher quality and more detailed image. DPI is commonly used in printing and digital imaging to ensure that the output matches the desired level of detail and sharpness.

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• 10.

### Anti-aliasing is:

• A.

A way of protecting specific areas of your image, just as you would use masking tape when painting your house

• B.

Using the invisible lines that can be dragged from the edge of the rulers (horizontal or vertical) to use for alignment or margins

• C.

Is very useful for creating shading for three-dimensional and metallic effects.

• D.

A technique of blending bitmap-based images and text to reduce the stair-stepping or jagged appearance

Correct Answer
D. A technique of blending bitmap-based images and text to reduce the stair-stepping or jagged appearance
Explanation
Anti-aliasing is a technique used to blend bitmap-based images and text in order to reduce the stair-stepping or jagged appearance. It smooths out the edges of the images or text by adding shades of color to the pixels along the edges, creating a more visually pleasing and smoother appearance. This technique is commonly used in digital graphics and typography to improve the overall quality and clarity of the displayed content.

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• 11.

### A halftone image is:

• A.

An image made up entirely of 100% solid areas

• B.

The result of converting an image into a set of different-sized dots that fool the eye into believing that it sees a continuous tone

• C.

A way of protecting specific areas of your image, just as you would use masking tape when painting your house

• D.

Is a grapH that depicts the tonal range of an image

Correct Answer
B. The result of converting an image into a set of different-sized dots that fool the eye into believing that it sees a continuous tone
Explanation
A halftone image is the result of converting an image into a set of different-sized dots that fool the eye into believing that it sees a continuous tone. This technique is commonly used in printing to reproduce continuous tone images using only black ink or a limited number of ink colors. By varying the size and spacing of the dots, the illusion of different shades and tones is created. This allows for the reproduction of photographs and other complex images using a limited color palette.

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• 12.

### Line art is:

• A.

An image made up entirely of 100% solid areas. Usually black and white only.

• B.

The process of converting a vector image into a bitmap image

• C.

Defined with either on (white) or off (black) pixels

• D.

Defined by black and white plus all of the gray tones as well

Correct Answer
A. An image made up entirely of 100% solid areas. Usually black and white only.
Explanation
Line art refers to an image that is composed solely of solid areas, without any shading or gradients. It typically consists of black lines on a white background, although it can also be created using other colors. Unlike other types of images, line art does not use varying tones or shades to depict depth or texture. Instead, it focuses on the use of clear and distinct lines to convey the intended image or design.

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• 13.

### Color mode is:

• A.

The color “space” or document type which defines the structure of the colors in your file

• B.

Is always created by combining different intensities of each of the three basic colors

• C.

Based on the absorption and reflection of light

• D.

Active on an image, only that area is editible – the rest of the image is protected

Correct Answer
A. The color “space” or document type which defines the structure of the colors in your file
Explanation
Color mode refers to the color "space" or document type that determines how colors are structured in a file. It defines the range of colors that can be used and how they are represented. Different color modes, such as RGB or CMYK, have different structures and are used for different purposes. For example, RGB is commonly used for digital displays, while CMYK is used for printing. The color mode affects how colors are combined and displayed in an image, and it is an important consideration when working with digital files.

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• 14.

### A bitmap is:

• A.

Is used for storing font and vector image information

• B.

The color “space” or document type which is defined with either on (white) or off (black) pixels

• C.

An image made up entirely of 100% solid areas

• D.

The color “space” or document type which is defined by black and white plus all of the gray tones as well

Correct Answer
B. The color “space” or document type which is defined with either on (white) or off (black) pixels
Explanation
A bitmap is a color "space" or document type that is defined by using either on (white) or off (black) pixels. In other words, it represents an image using a grid of pixels, where each pixel can be either black or white. This allows for the creation of digital images that are composed of solid areas of color, without any gradients or shades.

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• 15.

### A mask is:

• A.

A way of protecting specific areas of your image, just as you would use masking tape when painting your house

• B.

One “channel” or level of color information

• C.

A palette of at most 256 colors

• D.

The process of combining any two or more objects

Correct Answer
A. A way of protecting specific areas of your image, just as you would use masking tape when painting your house
Explanation
A mask in image editing refers to a technique used to protect specific areas of an image from being edited or affected. It is similar to using masking tape while painting a house, where certain areas are covered to prevent them from being painted. In image editing, a mask allows for selective editing or adjustments to be applied only to specific parts of an image, while leaving the rest untouched. It acts as a protective layer, allowing for precise control over the editing process.

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• 16.

### Grayscale is:

• A.

The color “space” or document type which is defined with either on (white) or off (black) pixels

• B.

The color “space” or document type which is defined by black and white plus all of the gray tones

• C.

A special type of channel used in grapHics software for saving selections

• D.

The native format for pHotoshop

Correct Answer
B. The color “space” or document type which is defined by black and white plus all of the gray tones
Explanation
Grayscale refers to the color "space" or document type that includes black, white, and all shades of gray. It does not include any other colors. In this color space, the intensity of each pixel is represented by a single value, ranging from 0 (black) to 255 (white). This allows for the representation of images in black and white, as well as various shades of gray, without any other colors present. Grayscale is commonly used in printing, photography, and digital imaging.

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• 17.

### RGB stands for:

• A.

A color producing mode using “additive primaries” because the light of the monitor display is added together to make a color you need

• B.

A process used mostly in printing such as printing presses or tshirt printing

• C.

A system used in varying combinations and percentages to produce a range of printable colors in most commercial printing

• D.

A tool used to create simple-shape selections

Correct Answer
A. A color producing mode using “additive primaries” because the light of the monitor display is added together to make a color you need
Explanation
RGB stands for "Red, Green, Blue" and is a color producing mode using "additive primaries". In this mode, the light of the monitor display is added together in varying intensities to create a wide range of colors. By combining different amounts of red, green, and blue light, any color can be produced on the screen. This is the standard color model used in electronic displays such as computer monitors, televisions, and mobile devices.

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• 18.

### CMYK stands for:

• A.

The color “space” or document type which is based on the absorption and reflection of light

• B.

A color producing mode using “additive primaries” because the light of the monitor display is added together to make a color you need

• C.

A way to describe documents containing any combination of text, grapHics, and images in a device-independent and resolution independent format

• D.

The process of combining any two or more objects

Correct Answer
A. The color “space” or document type which is based on the absorption and reflection of light
Explanation
CMYK stands for the color "space" or document type which is based on the absorption and reflection of light. This color model is used in printing and refers to the four ink colors used: cyan, magenta, yellow, and key (black). By combining different percentages of these colors, a wide range of colors can be achieved. Unlike RGB, which is an additive color model used for electronic displays, CMYK is a subtractive color model where the colors are subtracted from white light to create the desired color. This is why CMYK is commonly used in printing, as it accurately represents the absorption and reflection of light on paper.

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• 19.

### A Raw file format is all of the below except:

• A.

An image format containing unprocessed data

• B.

The digital equivalent to a pHoto negative

• C.

The native format for pHotoshop

• D.

A format doesn’t support pHotoshop layers

Correct Answer
C. The native format for pHotoshop
Explanation
The given answer states that a raw file format is not the native format for Photoshop. This means that Photoshop does not directly support raw files and requires them to be converted into a compatible format before they can be edited in the software. Raw files are typically unprocessed and contain all the data captured by the camera's sensor, making them similar to a photo negative. However, they are not exclusive to Photoshop and can be used with other image editing software as well.

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• 20.

### Ths PSD file format is all of the below except:

• A.

A format that doesn’t support pHotoshop layers

• B.

The native format for pHotoshop

• C.

A format that saves all the data in the pHotoshop file

• D.

Quite large including all layers, channels, effects and resolution

Correct Answer
A. A format that doesn’t support pHotoshop layers
Explanation
The given answer states that the PSD file format is not a format that supports Photoshop layers. This means that the PSD file format does indeed support Photoshop layers.

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• 21.

### JPG stands for:

• A.

Java Pixels Group format

• B.

Joint pHotograpHic Experts Group format

• C.

A format that supports transparency

• D.

Java pHoto Group format

Correct Answer
B. Joint pHotograpHic Experts Group format
Explanation
JPG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group format. The Joint Photographic Experts Group is a committee that developed the JPEG standard for image compression. This format is widely used for storing and transmitting digital images, as it provides a good balance between image quality and file size. It is not related to Java or any specific programming language, and it does not inherently support transparency.

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• 22.

### The GIF file format uses an indexed color compression based on a 512 color palette.

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
B. False
Explanation
The GIF file format uses an indexed color compression based on a 256 color palette, not 512.

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• 23.

### The TIFF file format (Tagged Image File) was created in the 1980's to work acroos several platforms. It provides a way to use small, compressed files.

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
B. False
Explanation
The given statement is false. The TIFF file format was actually created in the 1980's to provide a way to store and exchange high-quality images. It is a flexible format that supports various types of data, including uncompressed and losslessly compressed images. While TIFF files can be compressed, they are generally larger in size compared to other image file formats. Therefore, the statement that TIFF files provide a way to use small, compressed files is incorrect.

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• 24.

### The EPS file format (Encapsulated Postscript) will print identically on all PostScript-compatible printers and will appear the same in all applications that can read the PostScript format

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
A. True
Explanation
The EPS file format is designed to be compatible with PostScript printers and applications that can read PostScript format. This means that when an EPS file is printed, it will appear identical on all PostScript-compatible printers. Additionally, when the EPS file is opened in different applications that can read PostScript format, it will also appear the same. Therefore, the statement that the EPS file format will print identically on all PostScript-compatible printers and appear the same in all applications that can read the PostScript format is true.

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• 25.

### The PDF (Portable Document Format) is the file format for representing documents in a manner that is independent of the original application software, hardware, and operating system used to create those documents

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
A. True
Explanation
The explanation for the given correct answer is that the PDF file format is designed to be independent of the software, hardware, and operating system used to create and view the documents. This means that a PDF document will appear the same regardless of the device or software being used to open it, ensuring consistency and compatibility across different platforms.

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• 26.

### The page guides are:

• A.

The selection tool that allows you to make organic, “free-form” selections

• B.

The positioning of a stack of images relative to other stacks of images

• C.

The invisible lines that can be dragged from the edge of the rulers (horizontal or vertical) to use for alignment or margins

• D.

A tool that is used to take a section of an image and apply it onto another

Correct Answer
C. The invisible lines that can be dragged from the edge of the rulers (horizontal or vertical) to use for alignment or margins
Explanation
The correct answer is the invisible lines that can be dragged from the edge of the rulers (horizontal or vertical) to use for alignment or margins. This answer accurately describes the function of page guides, which are used to create precise alignments and margins in a design or layout. These guides are typically represented as non-printing lines that can be dragged from the rulers to establish the desired positioning of elements on a page.

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• 27.

### A plug-in is a software module that can be added to a program to extend its functionality. It's a bit like a program inside a program.

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
A. True
Explanation
A plug-in is indeed a software module that enhances the functionality of a program. It is designed to be added to an existing program, providing additional features and capabilities. By integrating a plug-in, users can customize and extend the functionality of the program to suit their specific needs and preferences. Therefore, the statement "A plug-in is a software module that can be added to a program to extend its functionality" is true.

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• 28.

### TWAIN is the interface standard for Windows only, that allows imaging hardware devices (such as scanners and digital cameras) to communicate with image processing software.

• A.

True

• B.

False

Correct Answer
B. False
Explanation
The given statement is false. TWAIN is not limited to Windows only. It is a widely used interface standard that allows imaging hardware devices to communicate with image processing software on multiple operating systems, including Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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• 29.

### Select all the boxes  that apply to a bezier curve.

• A.

A curved line or path defined by mathematical equations

• B.

Named after Pierre Bezier, a French mathematician and engineer

• C.

Most grapHics software includes a pen tool for drawing paths with bezier curves.

• D.

The most basic bezier curve is made up of two end points and control handles attached to each node.

• E.

Is a tool that is used to take a section of an image and apply it onto another.

Correct Answer(s)
A. A curved line or path defined by mathematical equations
B. Named after Pierre Bezier, a French mathematician and engineer
C. Most grapHics software includes a pen tool for drawing paths with bezier curves.
D. The most basic bezier curve is made up of two end points and control handles attached to each node.
Explanation
A bezier curve is a curved line or path that is defined by mathematical equations. It is named after Pierre Bezier, a French mathematician and engineer who developed the concept. Most graphics software includes a pen tool specifically designed for drawing paths with bezier curves. The most basic bezier curve consists of two end points and control handles that are attached to each node, allowing for precise control over the shape and direction of the curve.

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• 30.

### To "feather" is to:

• A.

Change the edges by making them more transparent

• B.

Take a section of an image and apply it onto another

• C.

Create a variety of effects such as linear, radial, reflected, diamond, conical, and angle

• D.

Blend how the colors mix with the existing colors on the same layer where you are painting

Correct Answer
A. Change the edges by making them more transparent
Explanation
Feathering refers to the process of adjusting the edges of an image to make them appear softer and more blended with the background. This is achieved by gradually reducing the opacity of the pixels along the edge, creating a smoother transition between the image and its surroundings. By making the edges more transparent, the image seamlessly integrates into the background, resulting in a more natural and professional look.

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