Illustrator Chapter 5

 

True/False

Indicate whether the statement is true or false.

 

____          1.   Layers cannot be duplicated. If you copy a layer, it becomes a sublayer.

 

____          2.   You can duplicate a layer by dragging it onto the Create New Layer button.

 

____          3.   Working with layers offers many options not available without layers.

 

____          4.   When you select an object on the artboard, the Indicates Selected Art button appears on its layer.

 

____          5.   If you make a copy of artwork that is on a sublayer, a new sublayer is automatically created.

 

____          6.   When the Toggles Lock icon appears beside a layer, this indicates that all the objects on the layer are locked.

 

____          7.   A layer is the sum total of its sublayers.

 

____          8.   To see sublayers, click the triangle on the left to expand the layer.

 

____          9.   If you have a layer that is hidden, you will be asked whether to make the artwork visible so that it can be flattened into the layer, or whether to delete the layer and the artwork on it.

 

____          10. Pressing [Alt] (Win) or [option] (Mac) and clicking the Toggles Visibility button a second time hides all layers including the one whose Toggles Visibility icon you just clicked.

 

Multiple Choice

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

 

____          11. 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.

none of the above

 

 

____          12. The Toggles Visibility and Toggles Lock buttons appear as ____ in their off state.

a.

filled red circles

b.

filled blue triangles

c.

empty gray squares

d.

empty red circles

 

 

____          13. When the Preview option is activated, what happens?

a.

a Print Preview of the artboard is shown

b.

a Print Preview of only the objects on the layer is shown

c.

all of the objects on the artboard will be in Preview mode

d.

none of the above

 

 

____          14. When is a layer is automatically duplicated?

a.

only when it contains one object and that object is copied

b.

only when all the objects on the layer are copied

c.

only when all the objects on the layer are copied and the Paste In Front or Paste In Back command is applied

d.

a layer is never automatically duplicated

 

 

____          15. 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

 

 

____          16. 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

 

 

____          17. 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

 

 

____          18. Which of the following four answers is the best choice for describing 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.

all of the above

 

 

____          19. When you place grouped artwork into a layer, a sublayer is automatically created with the name ____.

a.

<Default>

b.

<Layer>

c.

<Group>

d.

<Sublayer>

 

 

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.

 

____          20. Much of the artwork involves repeating artwork in the same illustration. Mark tells his designers to keep in mind the difference between duplicating layers and copy/pasting artwork, which is that ________.

 

a.

when you copy/paste art, the art is pasted onto the same layer unless you target a new layer for the paste

c.

both a & b

b.

when you duplicate a layer, all of the artwork on the original layer is duplicated onto the new layer.

 

 

Completion

Complete each statement.

                  Word Bank: Shift | Sublayers | Dotted | Flatten Artwork | Triangle

                  21. ____________________ lines between sublayers indicate that they are included in a clipping set.

 

                  22. When you apply the ____________________ command, all visible objects in the artwork are consolidated in a single layer.

 

                  23. Whenever you have more than one object on a layer, by definition, you have ____________________.

 

                  24. When a layer contains sublayers, a(n) ____________________ appears on the left-hand side of the layer.

 

                  25. Press the ____________________ key to select multiple contiguous layers.