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Illustrator Chapter 5



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

You cannot export Illustrator layers to Photoshop.
 

 2. 

The only way to create a new layer is to click the New Layer command in the Layers panel menu.
 

 3. 

The Selected Art icon is the same color on every layer.
 

 4. 

Press the [Ctrl] (Win) or [Command] (Mac) key to select multiple noncontiguous layers.
 

 5. 

Pressing [Ctrl] (Win) or [Command] (Mac) and clicking the Eye icon toggles the artwork on the layer between Preview and Outline view mode.
 

 6. 

You can drag and drop a sublayer from one layer to another.
 

 7. 

You can move artwork from one layer to another by dragging the Selected Art icon.
 

 8. 

Working with layers offers many options not available without layers.
 

 9. 

If a layer is duplicated, all of the artwork on the layer will be duplicated as well.
 

 10. 

By default, a template layer is locked.
 

 11. 

When the Lock icon appears beside a layer, this indicates that all the objects on the layer are locked.
 

 12. 

You cannot name layers.
 

 13. 

Layers cannot be duplicated. If you copy a layer, it becomes a sublayer.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

If you draw a circle and a square on Layer 1, it will automatically have ____ sublayer(s).
a.
one
b.
two
c.
three
d.
four
 
 
Case Based Critical Thinking

Mark’s team is working on complex artwork for a 120-page corporate annual. Mark tells his team to be certain that all the artwork that they create is created with layers. His Photoshop gurus are experts at using layers in Photoshop, but Mark is curious to see how they will translate those abilities to working with layers in Illustrator.
 

 2. 

One of Mark’s senior designers is struggling with working with a clipping set. He has an object that he wants to use as a mask, and he knows which artwork he wants to mask, but he can’t seem to make it happen. Mark tells him that the problem could be which of the following?
a.
the clipping mask and the objects to be masked are on the same layer
b.
he’s trying to use a non <Group> sublayer as a clipping mask
c.
the object to be used as the mask is higher in the stacking order than the objects to be masked
d.
he does not have the proper viewing mode selected
 

 3. 

Mark’s team is discussing moving objects between layers. Mark tells them that, of the three options available, the quickest is:
a.
dragging the Selected Art icon
b.
using the Send to Current Layer command
c.
copying/pasting between layers
 

 4. 

One of Mark’s junior designers asks why it’s worth the bother to use layers in Illustrator. Mark tells her that layers offer increased options and functionality for all but which of the following?
a.
selection
b.
organization
c.
modification
d.
positioning
e.
slicing
 

 5. 

One of Mark’s designers is struggling with layers. He says that he selected an object then used the Bring To Front command. He can’t understand why there are other objects still in front of it. Mark tells this designer that he really doesn’t understand the concept of ____.
a.
Layers
b.
Arranging
c.
Stacking Order
d.
the Place In Front command
 

 6. 

In a complex Illustrator document, which of the following is not true?
a.
small objects can be hidden behind larger objects
b.
it can be difficult to select some objects
c.
it can be difficult to keep track of the location of certain objects
d.
it can be a bad idea to lock objects
 

 7. 

When is a sublayer automatically duplicated?
a.
when the object on the sublayer is duplicated
b.
when the sublayer contains more than one object and one object is duplicated
c.
only when the sublayer contains more than one object and all the objects are duplicated
d.
a sublayer is never automatically duplicated
 

 8. 

Which of the following four answers does not describe how to use a clipping mask with layers?
a.
the clipping mask and the objects to be masked must be in the same layer
b.
the top object in the clipping set becomes the mask
c.
a <Group> sublayer can be a clipping set, and the top object in the group will function as the mask
d.
the clipping mask can fix problems with the stacking order
 

 9. 

When is a layer automatically deleted?
a.
only when it contains one object and that object is deleted
b.
only when all the objects on the layer are deleted
c.
only when all the objects on the layer are deleted using the Delete key
d.
a layer is never automatically deleted
 

 10. 

When you place grouped artwork into a layer, a sublayer is automatically created with the name ____.
a.
<Default>
b.
<Layer>
c.
<Group>
d.
<Sublayer>
 

 11. 

When is a sublayer automatically deleted?
a.
when the object on the sublayer is deleted
b.
when the sublayer contains more than one object and one object is deleted
c.
only when the sublayer contains more than one object and all the objects are deleted
d.
a sublayer is never automatically deleted
 

 12. 

____ layers is the process of dragging one layer into another.
a.
Merging
b.
Manipulating
c.
Outlining
d.
Condensing
 

 13. 

Whenever you create a copy of an item on a sublayer, which of the following happens?
a.
a new layer is automatically created for the copy
b.
a new sublayer is automatically created for the copy
c.
the copy is positioned with the original on the same sublayer
d.
nothing; you cannot create a copy of an item on a sublayer
 

 14. 

When the Print option in the Layer Options dialog box is activated, which of the following is true?
a.
the layer is printed
b.
the entire document is printed
c.
the layer is able to be printed
d.
hidden objects will print
 

 15. 

In the Layer Options dialog box, options are not available for ____.
a.
locking
b.
unlocking
c.
showing
d.
arranging
 

 16. 

The Eye and Lock icons appear as ____ in their off state.
a.
filled red circles
b.
filled blue triangles
c.
empty gray squares
d.
empty red circles
 

 17. 

If you drag a layer onto the Create New Sublayer button on the Layers panel, which of the following is true?
a.
the result will be a duplicated layer
b.
the result will be a duplicated sublayer
c.
you cannot drag a layer onto the Create New Sublayer button
d.
You’ve changed the stacking order of the objects
 



 
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