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Chapter 6: Graphics, Digital Media, and Multimedia Test Questions

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An image on a computer screen is made up of a matrix of what?
Pixels
What does dots per inch (DPI) measure?
The density of the pixels on a computer screen.
Which type of graphics saves and remembers a red line as a red line instead of as pixels?
Vector
Which type of graphic editing program offers artists and editors the ability to control textures, shading, and fine detail?
Bitmapped
Which type of software allows engineers, designers, and architects to use computers to design products?
CAD (Computer-aided design)
Which software application allows multimedia presentations to be created?
PowerPoint
What is the process of creating motion from still images?
Animation
Which term describes seeing an image displayed on the screen at the same time it is being captured?
Real time
What type of software creates a smaller file that is faster to transfer over the Internet?
Compression
Give an example of something that is NOT typically considered to be interactive media?
Listening and watching a prerecorded newscast on your PC
Pixels are directly controlled by the user instead of the software. True or False?
False
The best way to view yellow, blue, and red colors is to use gray-scale graphics. True or False?
False
Analog video technology is the latest in video technology. True or False?
False
Hypertext allows information to be linked only in sequential format. True or False?
False
Internet radio stations typically allow music to be downloaded. True or False?
False
Public domain software is free to anyone. True or False?
True
Define "Downloading"
Saving a file located on another computer to a local computer
Define "Podcast"
A radio-style program that can be downloaded to a computer
Define "Animation"
Creating motion from still images
Define "Tweening"
Creating key frames and objects with the use of software to help fill in the movement of the objects in the in-between frames
Define "Nonlinear Editing"
Allows video editing to occur at any sequence