Test Your Knowledge In The Basic Principles Of Design

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Test Your Knowledge In The Basic Principles Of Design

This quiz will test knowledge in the basic principles of design: Balance, Proximity, Alignment, Repetition, Contrast and White Space.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You can balance designs in what three ways?
    • A. 

      Symmetrical, asymmetrical and off-balance

    • B. 

      Large, dense and heavy

    • C. 

      Fluid, consistent and light

  • 2. 
    Items or groups of information that are not related to each other should be in close proximity to the other elements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The principle of alignment states that every item should have a visual __________________with something else on the page.
  • 4. 
    When aligned elements are physically separated from each other, what continues to connect them to each other?
    • A. 

      Page margins

    • B. 

      An invisible line

    • C. 

      Image maps

  • 5. 
    Repetition is also known as 'consistency'.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A repetitive element may be a bold font, a thick rule, a bullet, or any other design ______________.
  • 7. 
    What principle states that if two items are not exactly the same, then make them really different?
    • A. 

      The Principle of Contrast

    • B. 

      The Principle of Balance

    • C. 

      The Principle of Alignment

  • 8. 
    Contrast occurs when two elements on a page are_____________.
    • A. 

      The same

    • B. 

      Different

    • C. 

      Balanced

  • 9. 
    The principle of White Space is often called "the part of the design that's often forgotten".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which principle indicates where one section ends and another begins?
    • A. 

      The principle of White Space

    • B. 

      The principle of Balance

    • C. 

      The principle of Repetition

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