# 3D computer graphics: Quiz

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Question 1: One of the first displays of computer animation was Futureworld (1976), which included an animation of a human face and hand — produced by Ed Catmull and Fred Parke at the ________.
University of UtahRutgers UniversityCornell UniversityHarvard University

Question 2: This step is usually performed using ________ or a 3D graphics API.
3D computer graphics softwareAutodesk 3ds MaxBlender (software)Comparison of 3D computer graphics software

Question 3: 3D computer graphics (in contrast to ________) are graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images.
Computer animation2D computer graphicsPixel artistRendering (computer graphics)

Question 4: In computer graphics software, the distinction between 2D and 3D is occasionally blurred; 2D applications may use 3D techniques to achieve effects such as ________, and primarily 3D may use 2D rendering techniques.
Fluorescent lampLight-emitting diodeIncandescent light bulbLighting

Question 5: A 3D model is the ________ representation of any three-dimensional object (either inanimate or living).
Set theoryMathematicsMathematical logicGeometry

Question 6: Due to ________, 3D models are not confined to virtual space.
Selective laser sintering3D printingRapid prototypingStereolithography

Question 7: Popular methods include keyframing, inverse kinematics, and ________, though many of these techniques are used in conjunction with each other.

Question 8: Despite these differences, 3D computer graphics rely on many of the same ________ as 2D computer vector graphics in the wire-frame model and 2D computer raster graphics in the final rendered display.
AlgorithmAlgorithm characterizationsAlan TuringLogic

Question 9: A model can be displayed visually as a two-dimensional image through a process called ________, or used in non-graphical computer simulations and calculations.
3D modeling3D rendering3D computer graphics3D computer graphics software

Question 10: William Fetter was credited with coining the term computer graphics in 1960[1][2], to describe his work at ________.
Kraft FoodsBoeingMcDonald'sCaterpillar Inc.