February 25, 2017

Homework Help: Desktop publishing-Elements of Design

Posted by Caralynn93 on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 11:41am.

Well i took this test and failed. This is the last test and i graduate. I posted [my answers] to the ones i think are right.

1. Study the following sentence, then select the answer that
best describes it.
A. Italic serifed type
B. Bold roman sans serif type[my answer]
C. Bold italic sans serif type
D. Bold roman serifed type

[So this one the text is not italic so i don't know how i got D wrong. ]

2. Which one of the following statements about page columns
is true?
A. Page columns are vertical spaces on a page into which
text and graphics can be placed.
B. Page columns are horizontal spaces on a page into which
text and graphics can be placed.
C. When a single-column layout is used, the column should
always be placed in the exact middle of the page.[my answer]
D. When a two-column layout is used, the columns should
always be the same size

[I picked D And it was wrong.]

3. What is the space between the lines of type called?
A. Points C. Leading[my answer]
B. Gutter D. Margin

[Picked D and got wrong]

7. The process of selecting typefaces, type sizes, and text spacing for a particular
document is called
A. desktop publishing. C. typesetting.
B. type processing. D. typography.[my answer]

[Picked C and got wrong]

8. Estimating a manuscript’s length if it’s set in a particular typeface is called
A. typography. C. leading.
B. casting off. D. letterspacing.[my answer]

[picked A and got wrong]

9. A/An _______ is the basic unit of typographic measurement.
A. pica C. point[my answer]
B. em D. inch

[Picked D and got wrong]

10. A style manual can be described as a/an
A. reference book that guides the reader in applying accepted principles of usage in a
specific field.
B. electronic tool that assures consistency in the way things are said and done in
desktop publishing documents.
C. printed sheet that details a document’s typefaces, point sizes, column width,
margin dimensions, heading, and subhead specifications.[MY answer]
D. dictionary containing terms for particular fields, such as science, computers,
engineering, or medicine.

[picked B and got it wrong]

11. Which of the following statements about document pages is true?
A. The page on the left-hand side of a document is the verso page, while the
right-hand page is the recto page.[MY answer]
B. The page on the right-hand side is the verso page, while the page on the left-hand
side is the recto page.
C. Recto pages are always even-numbered pages, while verso pages are always
odd-numbered pages.
D. Good design dictates that recto pages always be blank to avoid the “overdone” look.

[Picked C and got wrong]

14. HTML documents are created by adding what to text?
A. Tables C. Tags
B. Graphics[My answer] D. Links

[Picked D and got wrong]

15. A pica equals _______ points.
A. 1 C. 12[my answer]
B. 6 D. 72

[Picked B and got wrong]

16. Computer files designed to simplify the layout process and stored electronically as part
of a page layout software program are called
A. style manuals. C. reference files.
B. style sheets.[my answer] D. specification sheets.

[Picked A and got wrong]

19. A long document, such as a book, can usually be divided into which of the following
three main sections?
A. Copyright section, main text, appendix
B. Preliminary pages, main text, back matter
C. Preliminary pages, main text, index[my answer]
D. Preliminary pages, main text, and front matter

[Picked D and got wrong]

20. Which of the following must a designer be aware of when planning the design of
a document?
A. The person who wrote the document
B. The intended audience[my answer]
C. The professional printer to be used
D. The retail and wholesale prices of a document

[Picked C and got wrong]

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