Quiz: Are You a Print Production Pro?

Do you know what CMYK stands for? Do you know which PDF preset to use? Let's find out shall we. Take the print production quiz.

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Results

Below you can see the results I have collected so far (at time of writing – June 2017). Basically you're all a rather clever bunch.

Overview

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1. Let's start with an easy one. What does CMYK stand for?

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2. You're designing a newspaper advert. What resolution should your bitmap files be?

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3. You're saving a PDF for print. Which PDF/X preset should you choose?

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4. What's the CMYK value for gold?

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5. You're printing small black text. What CMYK value should you use?

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6. What is bleed?

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7. Which will produce the sharpest result?

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8. Your sending some artwork to a printer that includes text, vector logos and some photos. What file should you save?

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9. Which two binding techniques are the least expensive?

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10. What is this image?

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11. Why might you choose digital printing over traditional offset litho printing?

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12. Typically how much bleed should you use?

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The Designer’s Essential Print Production Guide

Crammed with examples, charts and tools to help you as a designer, including...

  • CMYK Chart
  • DPI Examples
  • Rendering Intents
  • Text Size Examples
  • Folding & Binding Guide
  • Plus, loads more...

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