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Quiz #07

Photoshop CS3 Revealed
Chapter 07


  1. Bitmapped images are resolution independent, maintaining their level of detail when magnified.
  2. If a color is out of gamut for a color model, it will still be seen accurately on the monitor screen but it won't be printed with precision.
  3. Add a border to a selection using the Image menu.
  4. A border's default color is the foreground color.
  5. Use the Adjustments command on the Edit menu to adjust Brightness/Contrast.
  6. When you convert a color image to grayscale, the light and dark values --called luminosity-- are deleted when the color information is deleted.
  7. The Focus filter lets you sharpen blurry images.
  8. The Sharpen filter can be used to add definition to blurry images.
  9. As you adjust settings, such as hue and saturation, you can create color imbalances in your images.
  10. Item 3 in the figure to the left (green panel) lets you reset the foreground and background colors to their default settings.

Multiple Choice

  1. Photoshop, the _____ color is used to make gradient fills and fill in image areas that have been erased.
    1. Background
    2. Foreground
    3. Midrange
    4. Endrange
  2. Which tool is used to add a color to the Swatches palette?
    1. Paint Bucket Tool
    2. Swatches Tool
    3. Eyedropper Tool
    4. Sampler Tool
  3. You can lock the following layer property (properties): _____
    1. Transparency
    2. Image
    3. Position
    4. All of the above
  4. To prevent pixels within a layer from being moved, you can lock their ____ by using a button on the Layers palette.
    1. Transparency
    2. Image
    3. Position
    4. Stroke
  5. What color are pixels with a brightness value of 255?
    1. Black
    2. White
    3. Yellow
    4. Red
  6. Pixels are made darker or lighter based on the underlying colors by what Photoshop feature?
    1. Contrast sliders
    2. Opacity settings
    3. The Sharpness settings
    4. The Blending mode
  7. Which of the following is not a consideration when choosing blending modes?
    1. Base color, the original color of the image
    2. Blend color, the color being applied by a paint or edit tool
    3. The resulting color of the blend and base colors
    4. The colors inside the gamut
  8. You can accidentally create high-contrast lines and add graininess to an image by overusing which of the following?
    1. Stroke commands
    2. Color balance settings
    3. Sharpen commands
    4. Grayscale images
  9. For some reason, Emily’s photo is far too red.  How can Mr. Pica balance the colors to create a more realistic color scheme?
    1. Open the Color Balance dialog box, and drag the Cyan-Red slider to the right until the colors look more natural
    2. Sample an appropriate color from the Green swatch and drop it into the areas of the photo that need the most balancing
    3. Open the Color Balance dialog box, and drag the Cyan-Red slider to the left until the colors look more natural
    4. None of the above
  10. Chuck was looking through the attic when he ran across an old black and white photo of his great-grandmother.  He thought that the picture would look great hanging in the living room, and decided that it might look even better if he were to add some color to it.  He had seen several examples of hand-colored photos in a photography book he had read recently, but was afraid to color the actual photo for fear of ruining it.  Instead, he scanned the old photograph and used Photoshop to add the color.

    Where will Chuck find the tools he needs to add color to the photo?
    1. In the Adjustments folder located in the Tools palette
    2. In the Hue / Saturation dialog box, found under Adjustments in the Tools palette
    3. It is not possible to colorize a black and white photo
    4. In the Hue / Saturation dialog box, located in Adjustments after clicking Image on the menu bar


  1. Photoshop's ____________________ color (#2 in the image above left) is used to paint, fill, and stroke selections.
  2. You can use the Gradient ____________________ to create a new gradient from an existing one, modify an existing one, add some intermediate colors to a gradient, or adjust a gradient's opacity.
  3. When you apply a color to a(n) ____________________ image, each pixel becomes a shade of that particular color instead of gray.
  4. A brightness value from 0 (black) to 255 (white) is assigned to each pixel in a(n) ____________________ image.
  5. You can improve the appearance of blurred images by using the ____________________ Mask filter.


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