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Flash 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 
 
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 1. 

Which number in the figure above points to the elapsed time?
a.
3
b.
5
c.
4
d.
6
 

 2. 

In the figure above, what element of the Timeline is labeled with the number 2?
a.
Status bar
b.
Frame View icon
c.
Frames
d.
Playhead
 

 3. 

In the figure above, the number  ____ is pointing to the frame rate.
a.
1
b.
2
c.
4
d.
3
 

 4. 

A ____ is a program that is installed on the viewer’s computer to allow Flash movies to be played in Web browsers.
a.
Stream
b.
Panel
c.
Frame
d.
Flash Player
 

 5. 

The ____ is used to organize and control the movie’s contents by specifying when each object appears on the stage.
a.
timeline
b.
stream
c.
frame
d.
panel
 

 6. 

____ refers to the way the program reacts to an action by the user, such as a mouse click.
a.
Treatment
b.
Functionality
c.
Balance
d.
Tone
 

 7. 

A basic motion animation requires ____ keyframes.
a.
one
b.
two
c.
three
d.
four
 
 
Case Based Critical Thinking

Case 1

Roman and Trisha have started a small agency that specializes in hiring entertainment for birthday parties. They already have several clowns, jugglers, and magicians on their roster, but business has been slow. After some discussion with a business consultant, they decided that one way to improve things would be to create an exciting website. The consultant also suggested adding several media enhancements to the site to increase interactivity and interest.
 

 8. 

Before they began the work of creating their new website, Roman and Trisha had a planning session. What steps did they follow in their planning process?
a.
Stating the purpose, treating the tone, determining the audience, writing the storyboard
b.
Choosing the application, listing the possible pitfalls, gathering the materials
c.
Stating the purpose, identifying the audience, determining the treatment, developing the specifications and storyboard
d.
Determining the treatment, setting the tone, gathering information, setting the parameter
 

 9. 

Roman and Trisha know that they can use Flash to add interest to their site in several ways. Which of the following is a way they could use Flash?
a.
Add exciting and fun sounds
b.
Add short videos of their performers at work
c.
Create and add more interesting navigation buttons
d.
All of the above
 

 10. 

Roman knows that the ____ is used to organize and control a movie’s contents.
a.
Timeline
b.
Throughline
c.
Frameline
d.
Liner
 
 
Case 2

Jon has just finished an Adobe Flash movie for a school project. The final part of the project is to publish the finished movie on the class website for the teacher to watch and grade.
 

 11. 

Jon knows that publishing a movie creates two files. What are they?
a.
.jif and .swy
b.
HTML and .swf
c.
.swy and JPEG
d.
.png and HTML
 

 12. 

Which of the following is the correct way for Jon to distribute his movie?
a.
Upload Movie command on the Distribute panel
b.
Publish command on the File menu
c.
Publish Movie command on the Tools menu
d.
Distribute command on the Publishing menu
 

 13. 

____ help to organize the objects on the stage.
a.
Projectors
b.
Playheads
c.
Layers
d.
Views
 

 14. 

Images are contained within ____, which are segments of the Timeline.
a.
panels
b.
views
c.
streams
d.
frames
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 15. 

You can learn several things about a movie by studying the timeline.
 

 16. 

The reason that Adobe Flash has become so popular is that the program is optimized for the Web.
 

 17. 

Frames in a Flash movie are similar to frames in a motion picture.
 

 18. 

You can draw objects directly on the Stage but you cannot drag them from the Library panel to the stage.
 

 19. 

You cannot resize the Stage but you can change the background color applied to it.
 

 20. 

The gray area surrounding the Stage is the Pasteboard.
 

 21. 

Files in .swf format can be edited in the Flash program.
 

 22. 

You cannot animate an object’s appearance.
 

 23. 

You cannot draw and edit objects on one layer without affecting objects on other layers.
 

 24. 

Dragging the playhead allows you to do a quick check of the movie without having to play it.
 

 25. 

The stacking order of the layers in the timeline is important because objects on the stage will appear in the same stacking order.
 



 
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