Vc230 Digital Prepress Vocabulary Quiz

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Vocabulary Quizzes & Trivia

This vocabulary quiz will test your knowledge of important printing and typography terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Printing method using a plate, also called a die, with an image cut into its surface.
    • A. 

      Etching

    • B. 

      Engraving

    • C. 

      Die Carve

    • D. 

      Curling

    • E. 

      Anti-Aliasing

  • 2. 
    To use chemicals to carve an image into metal, glass or film.
    • A. 

      Etching

    • B. 

      Engraving

    • C. 

      Die Carve

    • D. 

      Curling

    • E. 

      Anti-Aliasing

  • 3. 
    Technique of using a camera, scanner or computer to divide continuous-tone color images into four halftone negatives.
    • A. 

      Composite

    • B. 

      Four Color Printing

    • C. 

      Color Separation

    • D. 

      Ghosting

    • E. 

      Emulsion

  • 4. 
    Method of printing on a web press using rubber or plastic plates with raised images. Also called aniline printing because flexographic inks originally used aniline dyes. Abbreviated flexo.
    • A. 

      Offset Printing

    • B. 

      Lithography

    • C. 

      Four Color Printing

    • D. 

      Gravure Printing

    • E. 

      Flexographic Printing

  • 5. 
    Method of printing using metal cylinders etched with millions of tiny wells that hold ink.
    • A. 

      Offset Printing

    • B. 

      Lithography

    • C. 

      Four Color Printing

    • D. 

      Gravure Printing

    • E. 

      Flexographic Printing

  • 6. 
    Sharpness of an image on film, paper, computer screen, disc, tape or other medium.
    • A. 

      Sequential Coding RLE

    • B. 

      Screen Frequency

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Tone Compression

    • E. 

      Pigment

  • 7. 
    Printing technique that transfers ink from a plate to a blanket to paper instead of directly from plate to paper.
    • A. 

      Lithography Printing

    • B. 

      Offset Printing

    • C. 

      Gravure Printing

    • D. 

      Flexographic Printing

    • E. 

      Four Color Printing

  • 8. 
    Method of printing using plates whose image areas attract ink and whose nonimage areas repel ink. Nonimage areas may be coated with water to repel the oily ink or may have a surface, such as silicon, that repels ink.
    • A. 

      Offset

    • B. 

      Flexography

    • C. 

      Lithography

    • D. 

      Gravure

    • E. 

      Four Color

  • 9. 
    A design for a set of characters which represents one aspect of a font.   
    • A. 

      Font

    • B. 

      Typeface

    • C. 

      Typestyle

    • D. 

      Screen Font

    • E. 

      Opentype

  • 10. 
    What is the combination of typeface and other qualities, such as size, pitch, and spacing.
    • A. 

      Font

    • B. 

      Typeface

    • C. 

      Typestyle

    • D. 

      Screen Font

    • E. 

      Opentype

  • 11. 
    A substance that imparts black or white or a color to other materials ; especially : a powdered substance that is mixed with a liquid in which it is relatively insoluble and used especially to impart color to coating materials (as paints) or to inks, plastics, and rubber
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Shade

    • C. 

      Tint

    • D. 

      Pigment

    • E. 

      Opacity

  • 12. 
    Low-resolution bitmaps of type characters that show the positioning and size of characters on the screen. As opposed to the printer font, which may be high-resolution bitmaps or font outline masters.
    • A. 

      Printer Font

    • B. 

      Font

    • C. 

      Typography

    • D. 

      Screen Font

    • E. 

      Opentype

  • 13. 
    The native extension for Adobe Illustrator files.
    • A. 

      .eps

    • B. 

      .pdf

    • C. 

      .psd

    • D. 

      .indd

    • E. 

      .ai

  • 14. 
    This color model involves light emitted directly from a source or illuminant of some sort. This reproduction process usually uses red, green and blue light to produce the other colors (RGB color model).  Combining all three primary lights (colors) in equal intensities produces white.
    • A. 

      CMYK

    • B. 

      Subtractive Light

    • C. 

      Additive Light

    • D. 

      LAB

    • E. 

      Index

  • 15. 
    This model explains the mixing of paints, dyes, inks, and natural colorants to create a range of colors, where each such color is caused by the mixture absorbing some wavelengths of light and reflecting others.
    • A. 

      RGB

    • B. 

      Subtractive Light

    • C. 

      Index

    • D. 

      LAB

    • E. 

      Additive Light

  • 16. 
    This compression method is one where compressing data and then decompressing it retrieves data that is different from the original, but is close enough to be useful in some way.
    • A. 

      .zip compression

    • B. 

      Tone compression

    • C. 

      Lossless Image Compression

    • D. 

      Lossy Image Compression

    • E. 

      Huffman coding

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