Arts and Crafts: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Communicating Ideas 2 (Questions)

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Layout and images are helpful when communicating ideas. If written material forms an important part of your presentation, it should be laid out clearly and attractively to help others understand your proposals.

Try our enjoyable quiz on Communicating Ideas.

1. Lettering designs on a computer are known as what?
[ ] Alts
[ ] Fonts
[ ] Keys
[ ] Shifts
2. What is layout?
[ ] Adding a spreadsheet to the presentation
[ ] The arrangement of words and pictures on a page
[ ] The use of stencils when writing words
[ ] Using landscape pictures rather than portrait
3. What is the best way to show facts and figures in a presentation?
[ ] With graphics
[ ] With lists
[ ] With photographs
[ ] With stencils
4. Which of these is NOT a graphic?
[ ] A bar chart
[ ] A graph
[ ] A pie chart
[ ] A web page
5. A pie chart is usually what shape?
[ ] A circle
[ ] A rectangle
[ ] A square
[ ] A triangle
6. The parts of the page that will be left blank is called .......
[ ] empty
[ ] margin
[ ] waste
[ ] white space
7. Which of these is NOT a good idea when preparing a document?
[ ] Adding one or two pictures/photographs
[ ] Formatting the margins to be of equal size
[ ] Separating the page with headings and section titles
[ ] Using lots of different fonts and colors
8. To make charts more interesting and attractive, which of these would you use?
[ ] Colors
[ ] Drawings
[ ] Patterns
[ ] All of the above
9. When you have your working drawings, instructions and presentation finished, what do you need to put together?
[ ] Information for making
[ ] Outline design
[ ] Prototype
[ ] Thumbnail sketch
10. When working with textiles, it is helpful to draw patterns on what kind of paper?
[ ] Grid
[ ] Lined
[ ] Squared
[ ] Tracing
Arts and Crafts: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Communicating Ideas 2 (Answers)
1. Lettering designs on a computer are known as what?
[ ] Alts
[x] Fonts
[ ] Keys
[ ] Shifts
They are also called typefaces
2. What is layout?
[ ] Adding a spreadsheet to the presentation
[x] The arrangement of words and pictures on a page
[ ] The use of stencils when writing words
[ ] Using landscape pictures rather than portrait
3. What is the best way to show facts and figures in a presentation?
[x] With graphics
[ ] With lists
[ ] With photographs
[ ] With stencils
4. Which of these is NOT a graphic?
[ ] A bar chart
[ ] A graph
[ ] A pie chart
[x] A web page
5. A pie chart is usually what shape?
[x] A circle
[ ] A rectangle
[ ] A square
[ ] A triangle
Hence the name 'pie' chart!
6. The parts of the page that will be left blank is called .......
[ ] empty
[ ] margin
[ ] waste
[x] white space
7. Which of these is NOT a good idea when preparing a document?
[ ] Adding one or two pictures/photographs
[ ] Formatting the margins to be of equal size
[ ] Separating the page with headings and section titles
[x] Using lots of different fonts and colors
More than two or three fonts can make the document look messy
8. To make charts more interesting and attractive, which of these would you use?
[ ] Colors
[ ] Drawings
[ ] Patterns
[x] All of the above
9. When you have your working drawings, instructions and presentation finished, what do you need to put together?
[x] Information for making
[ ] Outline design
[ ] Prototype
[ ] Thumbnail sketch
10. When working with textiles, it is helpful to draw patterns on what kind of paper?
[ ] Grid
[ ] Lined
[x] Squared
[ ] Tracing
This is useful if the measurements need to be enlarged