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IndesignFall15



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

 1. 

InDesign would be a good choice for laying out a single-page newsletter or even an eight-page newsletter.
 

 2. 

InDesign does not have a table of contents feature.
 

 3. 

InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are all manufactured by the same software company.
 

 4. 

Sometimes, working in InDesign feels like working in Illustrator.
 

 5. 

To put text on a curved path, like a circle, you’re best choice is to use Illustrator because InDesign is limited in this capacity.
 

 6. 

The only way to access the Zoom tool is to click it in the Tools panel.
 

 7. 

Some menu commands provide the same function as the Zoom tool.
 

 8. 

Some tools in the Tools panel are hidden.
 

 9. 

Docked panels move together when dragged.
 

 10. 

The ability to kern and track text is a standard feature in most word processing applications.
 

 11. 

When you apply a superscript, the selected character looks smaller.
 

 12. 

To create an indent properly, modify the indent in the Paragraph panel or press the spacebar key five times at the beginning of a paragraph.
 

 13. 

Only the first letter of a paragraph can be used as a drop cap.
 

 14. 

Only the position of guides that you create can be modified at a later time.
 
 
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 15. 

In the figure above, all of the pages are based on the same master page.
 

 16. 

If you make a change to a master page, in many situations, the change will be reflected on the pages based on the master page.
 

 17. 

Master pages are listed on the Master Pages panel.
 

 18. 

When you create a new document, two default master pages are automatically created.
 

 19. 

When you select guides on the InDesign page, choosing a new color for guides will affect only the selected guides.
 

 20. 

Once you've modified the color of margins or columns or both in the Preferences dialog box, each new page you create in an existing document will appear with those new colors.
 

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

 1. 

Hidden tools are indicated by what in the Tools panel?
a.
Eye icon
c.
Small black diamond
b.
Hand icon
d.
Small black triangle
 

 2. 

What software program has emerged as the best and most powerful layout utility ever designed?
a.
Illustrator
c.
Photoshop
b.
Acrobat
d.
InDesign
 

 3. 

Pressing which key hides all open panels?
a.
Spacebar
c.
Caps Lock
b.
Tab
d.
Enter
 

 4. 

Double-clicking a single page icon in the Pages panel does what to the icon?
a.
Makes the page icon blue
b.
Makes the page icon black
c.
Deletes the page icon
d.
Makes the page icon highlighted
 

 5. 

An object positioned entirely in the pasteboard ________.
a.
will print
b.
won’t print
 

 6. 

What is another name for text or graphic elements, such as images, blocks of color or even simple lines, that are placed in an InDesign document?
a.
Blocks
c.
Objects
b.
Windows
d.
Strands
 
 
Case Based Critical Thinking

Katie works at a small advertising company that specializes in photo retouching. She is promoted to start a new division - one that will design brochures, magazines, and other types of print pieces for clients.
 

 7. 

In a report to the owners, Katie explains that each of her new workstations must be equipped with Adobe InDesign, which is primarily a ____ type of application.
a.
Word processing
c.
Drawing
b.
Photo manipulation
d.
Layout
 

 8. 

Katie knows that Smart Guides appear automatically when____.
a.
You add objects to the document
b.
There is an error in the document
c.
You delete a table from a document
d.
You move objects in the document
 

 9. 

What  mode lets you view your document as though it were being showcased on your computer monitor?
a.
Normal mode
c.
Presentation mode
b.
Preview mode
d.
Screen mode
 

 10. 

To apply a space after a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Character Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 11. 

To add a drop cap to a block of text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Character Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 12. 

To modify the font style of selected text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Character Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Paragraph Styles
 

 13. 

To modify the leading of selected text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Paragraph Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Character Styles
 

 14. 

To skew text, use the ____ panel.
a.
Character
c.
Paragraph Styles
b.
Paragraph
d.
Character Styles
 

 15. 

Increasing the vertical scale ____.
a.
is not recommended
b.
increases the height and width of the characters
c.
actually decreases the height and width of the characters
d.
maintains the height of the characters but increases the width
 

 16. 

Which of the following often requires kerning?
a.
Large blocks of text
c.
Footnotes
b.
Headlines
d.
Numbers
 

 17. 

InDesign measures kerning and tracking by this unit of measure.
a.
Points
c.
Em space
b.
X-height
d.
Millimeters
 

 18. 

An em space is a unit of measure determined by what?
a.
The designer
c.
The type size
b.
The leading
d.
The baseline
 

 19. 

Which of the following is usually not true of a "pull-quote?"
a.
Larger type size
c.
Indented on right
b.
Indented on left
d.
Smaller type size
 
 
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 20. 

In the figure above, the letter “B” is pointing to which page element?
a.
Gutter
c.
Margin area
b.
Column guide
d.
Column
 

 21. 

In the figure above, the letter “C” is pointing to which page element?
a.
Gutter
c.
Margin area
b.
Column guide
d.
Column
 

 22. 

The space between columns is referred to as what?
a.
Margin
c.
Guide
b.
Gutter
d.
Trim
 

 23. 

Which of the following cannot be done using the Pages panel?
a.
Add pages
c.
Reorder pages
b.
Delete pages
d.
Print pages
 

 24. 

___________ are horizontal or vertical lines that you position on a page.
a.
Gutters
c.
Guides
b.
Buttons
d.
Text frames
 

 25. 

If you want to change the color of ruler guides that already exist in a document, which of the following do you use?
a.
A menu command
c.
A dialog box
b.
A preference from the Preferences dialog box
d.
The master page
 

 26. 

The top left corner of the page is called the ____ point.
a.
X
c.
Zero
b.
Y
d.
Max
 

 27. 

The Transform panel has how many reference points?
a.
4
c.
8
b.
5
d.
9
 

 28. 

Which of the following commands do you use when you want to use automatic page numbering in a document?
a.
Insert Number
c.
Insert Special Character
b.
Insert Em Space
d.
Insert Break
 
 
Case Based Critical Thinking

Katie is always striving to teach her designers to use InDesign properly and effectively to produce work in the most cost-effective manner possible while still maintaining standards of excellence.
 

 29. 

Katie insists that her team masters the use of X and Y Location values and always reminds them that the point of origin - the zero point - on an InDesign page is by default at ____.
a.
the top left corner of the page
c.
The center of the page
b.
the bottom left corner of the page
d.
Whichever reference point is selected on the Transform panel
 

 30. 

While showing her team how to create a new master page based on an existing master page, Katie reminds her team that basing a new master on an existing master is____.
a.
The same as duplicating a master
c.
Not the best way to work efficiently
b.
The same as copying a master
d.
Not the same as duplicating a master
 



 
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