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TAKE OUR PRINTING TERMS QUIZ

Our printing terms quiz is a test of 20 questions. See how many you can get right! Find the answers here.




1. The staple is used in what type of binding?

A. Perfect Binding
B. Staple Binding
C. Saddle Stitch
D. Wiro Binding





2. The weight, in pounds, of a ream (500 sheets) of paper cut to its basic size?

A. Basis Weight
B. Paper Weight
C. Standard Weight
D. Measured Weight





3. The degree of tones in an image ranging from highlight to shadow?

A. Tonation
B. Brightness
C. Contrast
D. Intensity





4. The term for the phenomenon of middle pages of a folded signature extending slightly beyond outside pages?

A. Jerk
B. Weirdo
C. Creep
D. Psycho





5. The phenomenon of halftone dots printing larger on paper than they appear on the plate is known as?

A. Dot Blot
B. Dot Gain
C. Dot Creep
D. Dot Com





6. Another name for an outlined halftone?

A. Vignette
B. Baguette
C. Pirouette
D. Silhouette





7. Identify the type of fold pictured above:

A. Accordion Fold
B. Barrel Fold
C. Basic Fold
D. Gate Fold





8. Identify the type of fold pictured above:

A. Accordion Fold
B. Barrel Fold
C. Basic Fold
D. Gate Fold





9. Identify the type of fold pictured above:

A. Accordion Fold
B. Barrel Fold
C. Basic Fold
D. Gate Fold





10. Identify the type of fold pictured above:

A. Accordion Fold
B. Barrel Fold
C. Basic Fold
D. Gate Fold





11. The term for the set of activities required to prepare a press or other machine to function for a specific printing or bindery job?

A. Get-Ready
B. Make-Ready
C. Perfecting
D. Wash Up





12. To print one ink so that it slightly overlaps another where the edge of the two meet is called a?

A. Bleed
B. Register
C. Trap
D. Varnish





13. The term for a flat finish on printing paper?

A. Smooth
B. Uncoated
C. Glossy
D. Matte





14. Halftone dots with halos are known as?

A. Angel Dots
B. Heavenly Dots
C. Holy Dots
D. Soft Dots





15. Edge enhancement and peaking are synonymous with what term for making an image appear in sharper focus that the original photograph?

A. Dot Focus
B. Levels Adjustment
C. Masking
D. Unsharp Masking





16. The term for an undesirable pattern resulting when halftones or screen tints are made with improperly aligned screens, or when a pattern in a photo interacts with a halftone dot pattern?

A. Movement
B. Moire
C. Dot Crash
D. Vignette





17. The term for stationery paper or other stocks made with a high percentage of cotton?

A. Crane
B. Cottonnelle
C. Rag
D. Rich Stock





18. The darkest area of a photograph or illustration is known as the...?

A. Black Point
B. Dark Point
C. Gray Component
D. Shadow





19. A magnifying lens built into a small stand is known as a?

A. Look-up Lens
B. Loupe
C. Magnetometer
D. Dot Inspectrometer





20. The reservoir(s) on a printing press that holds ink is known as a?

A. Fountain
B. Ink Trap
C. Pool
D. Squeegee


           


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