Typography Assessment

Jess O'Rourke
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Take this quiz to determine your knowledge of typography.

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Question 1

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Which of these accurately describes cap height? Choose one.
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  • Part of lowercase letter that falls below the baseline
  • Imaginary horizontal line upon which the base of each capital letter rests
  • Imaginary horizontal line defined by the height of the capital letter
  • Part of a lowercase letter that rises above the meanline

Question 2

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From the following identify 3 characteristics of Serif fonts:
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  • Have a modern and elegant appearance
  • Guide a readers eye movement
  • Hard to read on low resolution screens
  • Used for on screen texts

Question 3

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Why should ALL CAPS not be used for large blocks of text? Choose one from the following:
Answer
  • Equal height, width and volume makes them difficult to differentiate
  • They create ‘rivers of whitespace’
  • It makes it look like a hyperlink

Question 4

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What should be considered when assessing legibility of a document? Choose all that apply.
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  • Use of emphasis
  • Use of space, size, weight and colour of text
  • Use of capitals
  • All of the above

Question 5

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What techniques should be used to emphasise a certain part of an ONLINE document? There are four correct answers.
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  • Bold
  • Italics
  • Bold Italic
  • Underlines
  • ALL CAPS