Photoshop Terminology And Tools

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Photoshop Terminology And Tools - Quiz

This quiz is test your knowledge of Photoshop's functions and terminology


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Two colors used in a photo or illustration is called:

    • A.

      Double color spread

    • B.

      Two color spots

    • C.

      Duotone

    • D.

      Duo art feature

    Correct Answer
    C. Duotone
    Explanation
    Duotone refers to the use of two colors in a photo or illustration. This technique is often used to create a specific mood or aesthetic in the image. It involves using two contrasting colors, usually black and a highlight color, to create a visually striking effect. Duotone can be used to enhance the overall composition and impact of the image.

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  • 2. 

    RGB stands for........

    • A.

      Rasterize,Gradient Tool, Black background

    • B.

      Red, Gray. Black

    • C.

      Red, Green, Blue

    • D.

      Really Great Background

    Correct Answer
    C. Red, Green, Blue
    Explanation
    RGB stands for Red, Green, Blue. It is a color model used in digital imaging and computer graphics to represent colors by combining different intensities of these three primary colors. In this model, each color component can have a value ranging from 0 to 255, allowing for a wide range of colors to be represented. By combining different intensities of red, green, and blue, it is possible to create a vast array of colors on electronic displays.

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  • 3. 

    The color replacement tool is located in the:

    • A.

      Shape Tool

    • B.

      Brushes Tool

    • C.

      Burnish Tool

    • D.

      Duotone Tool

    Correct Answer
    B. Brushes Tool
    Explanation
    The color replacement tool is located in the Brushes Tool. This tool allows users to change or replace colors in an image by selecting a brush and painting over the areas that need color adjustment. It is commonly used in photo editing software to fix or enhance colors in an image.

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  • 4. 

    To change the color or tonality of a layer you would use the:

    • A.

      Video Layer tool

    • B.

      Rasterized Layer tool

    • C.

      Adjustment Layer tool

    • D.

      Ruler on layer tool

    Correct Answer
    C. Adjustment Layer tool
    Explanation
    The Adjustment Layer tool is used to change the color or tonality of a layer. It allows you to apply various adjustments such as brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, and more to the layer without permanently altering the original image. This tool is especially useful when you want to make non-destructive edits to your artwork or when you want to apply the same adjustments to multiple layers.

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  • 5. 

    The difference between very transparent and very opaque is:

    • A.

      Opacity

    • B.

      Tint

    • C.

      Defined color

    • D.

      Fill

    Correct Answer
    A. Opacity
    Explanation
    Opacity refers to the degree to which an object or substance allows light to pass through it. A high level of opacity means that the object or substance is very opaque, allowing little to no light to pass through. On the other hand, a low level of opacity indicates that the object or substance is very transparent, allowing a significant amount of light to pass through. Therefore, the correct answer is opacity as it represents the difference between very transparent and very opaque.

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  • 6. 

    A GIF file is:

    • A.

      File of 15 Photoshop layers

    • B.

      The use of illegal files

    • C.

      A computer file extention

    • D.

      Not used in graphic design

    Correct Answer
    C. A computer file extention
    Explanation
    A GIF file is a computer file extension. It is a type of file format commonly used for graphics, especially on the internet. GIF stands for Graphics Interchange Format, and it supports both animated and static images. It is widely used for web graphics due to its small file size and ability to display simple animations.

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  • 7. 

    They are where most "special effects" are often found on Photoshop

    • A.

      Rasterized art

    • B.

      Filters bar

    • C.

      Styles window bar

    • D.

      Adobe PDF's

    Correct Answer
    B. Filters bar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the "Filters bar" because it is the location where most special effects are often found in Photoshop. The Filters bar contains various filters and effects that can be applied to images, allowing users to enhance and manipulate their artwork. By accessing the Filters bar, users can apply effects such as blurring, sharpening, distortion, and many others to achieve the desired visual outcome.

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  • 8. 

    After making a grayscale mode, you then can make an optional:

    • A.

      Duotone

    • B.

      Flattened image

    • C.

      Merged layer

    • D.

      High contrast

    Correct Answer
    A. Duotone
    Explanation
    After applying the grayscale mode, you have the option to further enhance the image by creating a duotone effect. Duotone refers to an image that is composed of two contrasting colors. This can be achieved by selecting two colors and mapping them to the highlights and shadows of the image. The duotone effect can add depth and visual interest to the grayscale image, making it more visually appealing.

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  • 9. 

    Made up of several black and white cells called pixels forming an image.  It is called:

    • A.

      Flex tone

    • B.

      Grayscale

    • C.

      Raster

    • D.

      Default color

    Correct Answer
    C. Raster
    Explanation
    A raster is an image made up of several black and white cells called pixels. This image format is commonly used in computer graphics and digital photography. The term "raster" refers to the grid-like structure of pixels that make up the image. Unlike vector graphics, which use mathematical formulas to create images, raster graphics are based on individual pixels and are resolution-dependent.

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  • 10. 

    Files that can be 2 bits per pixel, 4 bits per pixel, 8 bits per pixel and 24 bits per pixel

    • A.

      White cells on black

    • B.

      Windows bitmap

    • C.

      Rendering of computer images

    • D.

      BFF color elements

    Correct Answer
    B. Windows bitmap
    Explanation
    A Windows bitmap is a file format that can support different color depths, including 2 bits per pixel, 4 bits per pixel, 8 bits per pixel, and 24 bits per pixel. This means that the file can store images with varying levels of color detail, from black and white (2 bits per pixel) to full color (24 bits per pixel). Therefore, the given answer "Windows bitmap" is the correct choice as it aligns with the different color depths mentioned in the question.

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  • 11. 

     Concerning layers in Photoshop, there is......

    • A.

      Only 5 layers that can be used

    • B.

      A limit of 35 layers

    • C.

      A way that you can design like a pro

    • D.

      No limit to how many layers used

    Correct Answer
    D. No limit to how many layers used
    Explanation
    In Photoshop, there is no limit to the number of layers that can be used. This means that you can add as many layers as you need in order to create complex and detailed designs. Having no limit to the number of layers allows for greater flexibility and creativity in the design process.

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  • 12. 

    The color setting used for printing on paper is

    • A.

      Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black

    • B.

      Automatic color setting

    • C.

      Colors of the rainbow

    • D.

      Cyan, Blue, Pink, Charcoal

    Correct Answer
    A. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black. These are the primary colors used in the CMYK color model, which is commonly used for printing on paper. Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow are subtractive primary colors, meaning that they absorb light of certain wavelengths, while Black is added to enhance contrast and create richer blacks. This combination of colors allows for a wide range of colors to be reproduced accurately in print.

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  • 13. 

    PNG (pronounced ping stands for:

    • A.

      Polished New Graphics

    • B.

      Photoshop Network Graphical

    • C.

      Pointing neither grateful

    • D.

      Portable Network Graphics

    Correct Answer
    D. Portable Network Graphics
    Explanation
    PNG stands for Portable Network Graphics. It is a file format used for storing raster graphics, commonly used for images on the web. PNG files support lossless compression, meaning that the image quality is not compromised when the file size is reduced. This format also supports transparency and allows for a wide range of colors and shades.

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  • 14. 

    Created for maximum flexibility and invented by the Aldus Corporation in 1986

    • A.

      Windows bitmapping

    • B.

      Pagemaker software

    • C.

      Tagged Image File format (TIFF)

    • D.

      Floppy discs

    Correct Answer
    C. Tagged Image File format (TIFF)
    Explanation
    The given information states that the format was invented in 1986 by the Aldus Corporation. Among the options provided, only the Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) fits this description. Therefore, the correct answer is Tagged Image File format (TIFF).

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  • 15. 

    A Halftone is:

    • A.

      A method of generating an image which requires varying densities or shades to accurately render an image

    • B.

      Blending of lights & darks over the top of several layers

    • C.

      Pixels that are broken up into half density tones

    • D.

      Adjustments to the image in black and white

    Correct Answer
    A. A method of generating an image which requires varying densities or shades to accurately render an image
    Explanation
    Halftone is a method of generating an image that involves using varying densities or shades to accurately reproduce the image. This technique uses dots of different sizes and densities to create the illusion of continuous tones and shades. By adjusting the size and spacing of the dots, halftone allows for the reproduction of different levels of darkness and lightness, resulting in a more realistic representation of the original image.

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  • 16. 

    Use the master diameter width for:

    • A.

      Tool presets

    • B.

      Brush tool

    • C.

      Resize tool

    • D.

      Color picker tool

    Correct Answer
    B. Brush tool
    Explanation
    The master diameter width should be used for the brush tool because it determines the size of the brush stroke. By using the master diameter width, the user can easily control the thickness of the brush stroke and create the desired effect. This ensures consistency in the brush strokes throughout the artwork or design.

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  • 17. 

    Gives you "light-to-dark" gradation in your design:

    • A.

      Gradient tool

    • B.

      History tool

    • C.

      Magic wand tool

    • D.

      Art history tool

    Correct Answer
    A. Gradient tool
    Explanation
    The gradient tool allows you to create a smooth transition between two or more colors, giving your design a "light-to-dark" gradation. This tool is commonly used to add depth and dimension to backgrounds, text, or objects in graphic design or digital art. By selecting the starting and ending colors, you can control the direction and intensity of the gradient, resulting in a visually appealing effect.

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  • 18. 

    One of the ways to take the background out of the image you use is to:

    • A.

      Point and click

    • B.

      Extract

    • C.

      Paint background black

    • D.

      Move tool on selection

    Correct Answer
    B. Extract
    Explanation
    To take the background out of an image, one of the ways is to use the "extract" tool. This tool allows you to select the foreground subject and remove the background by separating them. It provides a precise and efficient method to extract the desired object from the image, leaving a transparent background. This can be useful for various purposes such as creating product images for e-commerce, designing graphics, or compositing multiple images together.

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  • 19. 

    This mode allows you have transparent effect on several stacked layers

    • A.

      RGB mode

    • B.

      Multiply mode

    • C.

      Vivid light mode

    • D.

      Difference mode

    Correct Answer
    D. Difference mode
    Explanation
    The Difference mode in image editing software allows you to have a transparent effect on several stacked layers. In this mode, the colors of the top layer are subtracted from the colors of the bottom layer, resulting in a new image with the differences between the two layers. This can create interesting and unique visual effects, especially when used with layers that have contrasting colors or patterns.

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  • 20. 

    Like it's name suggests.......

    • A.

      The color bar lets you choose your color

    • B.

      The text bar gives you jibberish

    • C.

      The vertical type tool lets you type up and down

    • D.

      The slice tool helps you slice stuff

    Correct Answer
    C. The vertical type tool lets you type up and down
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is explaining the functionality of the vertical type tool in Photoshop. It states that the vertical type tool allows the user to type text in an upward or downward direction. This tool is specifically designed for vertical text alignment, offering flexibility in creating designs or layouts that require vertical text orientation.

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  • 21. 

    Create and area to fill in color or position an image, hold down the ALT key for shape INWARD,hold down SHIFT key to go OUTWARD.. The tool is called:

    • A.

      Marquee Tool

    • B.

      Ellipse Tool

    • C.

      Ruler Adjustment Tool

    • D.

      Burn Tool

    Correct Answer
    A. Marquee Tool
    Explanation
    The Marquee Tool is the correct answer because it allows users to create a selection area to fill in color or position an image. By holding down the ALT key, the shape can be adjusted inward, while holding down the SHIFT key allows the shape to be adjusted outward. This tool is commonly used in graphic design and photo editing software to make precise selections and adjustments.

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  • 22. 

    This term refers to the numbers of pixels to fill the full size image, the higher the clearer, the lower the fuzzier the image

    • A.

      Revolution

    • B.

      Resolution

    • C.

      Paint bucket color

    • D.

      Fill color

    Correct Answer
    B. Resolution
    Explanation
    Resolution refers to the number of pixels that are used to display an image. The higher the resolution, the clearer and more detailed the image will appear. On the other hand, a lower resolution will result in a fuzzier and less detailed image. Therefore, resolution is the term that accurately describes the given explanation.

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  • 23. 

    Singular transparent sheets which hold a particular part of an image

    • A.

      Pixel Aspect Ratio sheets

    • B.

      Layers

    • C.

      Fill filters

    • D.

      Stylize filters

    Correct Answer
    B. Layers
    Explanation
    Layers are the correct answer because they are singular transparent sheets that hold different parts of an image. They allow for easy editing and manipulation of specific parts of an image without affecting the entire image. By using layers, different elements of an image can be stacked on top of each other and adjusted individually, resulting in a more organized and flexible editing process.

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  • 24. 

    These can be in RGB or CYMK mode and can be turned off or one....

    • A.

      Channels layers

    • B.

      Work path layers

    • C.

      Layer Comps

    • D.

      Special effect layers

    Correct Answer
    A. Channels layers
    Explanation
    Channels layers refer to the different color channels (Red, Green, and Blue) that make up an image in RGB mode or the different ink channels (Cyan, Yellow, Magenta, and Black) in CMYK mode. These layers allow for separate editing and manipulation of each channel, which can be used to enhance specific colors or create unique effects in an image. Channels layers can be turned on or off, adjusted, or combined to achieve the desired result in an image editing software.

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  • 25. 

    In this last question, List the skills that you can perform using Photoshop if you where asked by someone to design for them.

  • 26. 

    Two colors used in a photo or illustration is called:

    • A.

      Double color spread

    • B.

      Two color spots

    • C.

      Duotone

    • D.

      Duo art feature

    Correct Answer
    C. Duotone
    Explanation
    Duotone refers to the use of two colors in a photo or illustration. This technique involves converting the image into two contrasting tones, creating a visually striking effect. It is commonly used in print and digital media to add depth, enhance mood, or create a specific aesthetic. Duotone allows for greater control over the color palette of an image, resulting in a unique and impactful visual composition.

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