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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of printing never became widespread in comic printing.
(a) Rotogravure printing.
(b) Lineogravure printing.
(c) Photogravure printing.
(d) Blaugravure printing.
2. How many dimensions must an artist be able to render on a flat surface?
(a) No dimensions.
(b) Five dimensions.
(c) One dimension.
(d) Three dimensions.
3. When words are used, the task of rendering body and face grows more?
4. What typically develops before graphic development?
(a) Words and imagery.
(b) Words and page numbers.
(c) Words and panels.
(d) Words and speech bubbles.
5. A comic artist's work must be reproducible by whose specifications?
(a) The reader's.
(b) The financeer's.
(c) The illustrator's.
(d) The publisher's.
6. Who was the audience for early forms of sequential art?
(a) The formally educated.
(b) Kings and queens.
(c) Ministers and rabbis.
(d) Broad audiences with no formal education.
7. What depends on choosing worthwhile themes and innovating the exposition?
(a) The future of the written word.
(b) The future of the graphic novel.
(c) The past of periodical comics.
(d) The past of the graphic novel.
8. What does Eisner depict in three panels as an example of the inseparability of words and images?
(a) Five gold rings.
(b) Two goldfish in a bowl.
(c) Five golden geese.
(d) Three golden retrievers.
9. What must be followed completely by the artist and writer?
(a) The painting process.
(b) The thinking process.
(c) The writing process.
(d) The drawing process.
10. What does Eisner think light implies?
11. When can artists render color directly over line work?
(a) When color process engraving by electronic scanning method arrives.
(b) When the lines dissolve.
(c) When the color is added to transparent overlays.
(d) When the electronic scanner engraves the comic.
12. What kind of stories have dominated the field of comics because of the limitations of the medium?
(a) Simple, obvious stories.
(b) Complex, intriguing stories.
(c) Life-changing stories.
(d) Didactic moral stories.
13. What are gestures "almost idiomatic" to?
(a) Specific regions or cultures.
(b) Specific timezones.
(c) Specific economic backgrounds.
(d) Specific continents.
14. What two types of applications is sequential art normally divided into?
(a) Moralism and fanaticism.
(b) Existentialism and entertainment.
(c) Experimentalism and nihilism.
(d) Instruction and entertainment.
15. What sweeping characteristic helps make the point of the artist and influence the reader/viewer?
(a) Narrow scope.
(c) Gestural timidity.
(d) Broad scope.
Short Answer Questions
1. What things are not described but added when words are coupled with images?
2. What should the artist study before making comics?
3. What kinds of tasks are by nature, sequential?
4. What is the absolute ratio of words to picture in comics?
5. What is the most useful and most used word in comics?
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