After Effects Text Animation

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Choose the best answer for the following multiple choice questions presented. Be sure to put in your full name and computer number for verification. You must get at least 80% on this quiz to be able to go on to the next tutorial.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Text layers created in After Effects are like layers imported from Illustrator.  One big advantage of using text layers created in After Effects in terms of quality is that
    • A. 

      Text layers are continuously rasterized, so when you scale the layer or resize the text, it retains crisp, resolution-independent edges

    • B. 

      You don’t have to create text in another program

    • C. 

      Text layers are not independent layers and can be animated using presets

    • D. 

      Illustrator file are of a fixed resolution, whereas text layers are not

  • 2. 
    The animation preset used in the main “Road Trip” text in this tutorial was called
    • A. 

      Evaporate

    • B. 

      Jiggy

    • C. 

      Fogger

    • D. 

      Transporter

  • 3. 
    In order to make an animation preset to animate in reverse you would do what?
    • A. 

      Choose Animation > Keyframe Assistant > Time-Reverse Keyframes

    • B. 

      Drag keyframes to opposite ends of timeline

    • C. 

      Choose Animation > Keyframe Assistant > Easy Ease

    • D. 

      Right click on keyframes and choose Reverse

  • 4. 
    The following keyframe picture represents what the keyframe interpolation type?
    • A. 

      Easy Ease Out

    • B. 

      Reverse Out

    • C. 

      Normal Keyframe

    • D. 

      Ease In

  • 5. 
    An easy way to apply the transform properties of one object to another in After Effects (like the compass to the letter “I” in the tutorial) is by
    • A. 

      Parenting

    • B. 

      Binding

    • C. 

      Copying the transform keyframes

    • D. 

      Creating a null object

  • 6. 
    The words “directed by” in the tutorial are animated using a preset called
    • A. 

      Pipes

    • B. 

      Tubes

    • C. 

      Paths

    • D. 

      Roads

  • 7. 
    To show the characters in “Your Name Here” separating and spreading across the composition, you used a text animation preset called
    • A. 

      Increase Tracking

    • B. 

      Character Spreading

    • C. 

      Easy Tracking

    • D. 

      Expand

  • 8. 
    To animate specific characters within the Your Name Here text layer you use
    • A. 

      A text animator group

    • B. 

      Parenting

    • C. 

      A null object

    • D. 

      Another layer

  • 9. 
    To add a Skew animator to the “Your Name Here” layer you followed which procedure?
    • A. 

      Next to the Text property name, click the Animate pop-up menu, and choose Skew

    • B. 

      Next to the Animator 1 group, click the Animate pop-up menu, and choose add animator, then Skew

    • C. 

      From Bridge, choose the animation preset Skew

    • D. 

      Delete the Animator 1 group, then add the Skew preset from the Animate pop-up menu

  • 10. 
    Which properties control the beginning and ending letter animation group for the Skew animation in the "Your Name Here" layer?
    • A. 

      Start, End

    • B. 

      Offset, Displacement

    • C. 

      Skew, Amount

    • D. 

      Tilt, Distance

  • 11. 
    The “Directed By” layer follows a path preset throughout the composition.  What property determines where it will start and end as it moves on the path?
    • A. 

      First Margin

    • B. 

      Edge Distance

    • C. 

      Last Margin

    • D. 

      Bounds Area

  • 12. 
    What was the purpose of using the dialog box shown?
    • A. 

      To turn the car around so it faces the correct direction on the path

    • B. 

      To put the car on the path

    • C. 

      To put the car at the beginning of the path

    • D. 

      To copy the transform properties from the path to the car

  • 13. 
    To make animations seem more natural, a common last step in an After Effects animation is to add
    • A. 

      Motion blur

    • B. 

      Duplicate layers

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Easy easy keyframe interpolation to all keyframes

  • 14. 
    After Effects compositions can be exported for output to the internet.  An After Effects composition can be exported to an XFL format that can then be further refined for the web using
    • A. 

      Adobe Flash Professional

    • B. 

      Adobe Bridge

    • C. 

      Adobe Premiere

    • D. 

      Adobe Illustrator

  • 15. 
    To get the car to follow the same path as the “Directed By” layer, you did the following:
    • A. 

      Copied the Mask Path property into the Position property of the car

    • B. 

      Parented the transform properties of the “Directed By” layer into the car layer

    • C. 

      Used the same path preset on the car as the “Directed By” layer

    • D. 

      Parented the car onto the “Directed by” text

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