Technical Writing 101: Chapter 8 Reading Quiz

Answer the questions in this quiz to see how well you've read and understood the chapter. Feel free to look up answers in the book and retake this quiz until you get all the answers right.

This quiz is based on Technical Writing 101: A Real-World Guide to Planning and Writing Technical Content, Alan Pringle & Sara O'Keefe, Kindle edition. ASIN B004NEW1M4.

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  1. Which of the following best defines rich media as the term is defined in this chapter?
    Bold, italics, other fonts
    Vector images and bitmap graphics
    Line art, screen shots, and photographs
    Animations, videos, interactive features
  2. Which of the following makes the best distinction between vector images and bitmapped images?
    Bitmap graphics store information in a grid, with each square in the grid having a unique address and a color. Vector graphics contain a series of mathematical equations that describe the image in the file.
    Vector graphics store information in a grid, with each square in the grid having a unique address and a color. Bitmap graphics contain a series of mathematical equations that describe the image in the file.
    Vector graphics are capable of being embedded in a document. Bitmap graphics must reside outside the document and be linked to the document.
    Bitmap graphics are capable of being embedded in a document. Vector graphics must reside outside the document and be linked to the document.
  3. Which of the following makes the best distinction between linking graphics and embedding graphics?
    With an embedded graphic, a pointer to the graphic is stored in the document; whereas with a linked graphic, a complete copy of the graphic is stored in the document.
    Linked graphics exist out on the Internet; embedded graphics are stored on the user's own computer.
    With a linked graphic, a pointer to the graphic is stored in the document; whereas with an embedded graphic, a complete copy of the graphic is stored in the document.
    Embedded graphics exist out on the Internet; linked graphics are stored on the user's own computer.
  4. Which of the following graphic file-format types would you use if you wanted maximum detail and resolution?
    XML
    JPEG
    TIFF
    GIF
  5. Which of the following best defines line art?
    Simplified drawings of objects
    Highly detailed photographic images
    Graphics that exist out on the Internet
    Graphics that must reside outside the document and be linked to the document

     

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