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Question 1: However, the term font is also often used as a ________ for typeface.
MetonymyUnited StatesWashington, D.C.Maryland

Question 2: After the introduction of ________ based on fully scalable outlines, a broader definition evolved.
Computer fontOpenTypeTypefaceTrueType

Question 3: One such scheme, invented and popularized by ________, refers to the variant fonts by the applications those are typically used for, with the exact point sizes intended varying slightly by typeface:
Adobe SystemsApple Inc.DellIntel Corporation

Question 4: When the normal, roman or upright font is slanted – usually to the right in left-to-right scripts – the lowercase character shapes change slightly as well, approaching a more handwritten, ________ style.
Latin alphabetCalligraphyCursivePenmanship

Question 5: [2] Line spacing is still often called "________," because the strips used for line spacing were made of lead (rather than the harder alloy used for other pieces).

Question 6: Although most typefaces are characterised by their use of serifs, there are superfamilies that incorporate serif (antiqua) and ________ (grotesque) or even intermediate slab serif (Egyptian) or semi-serif fonts with the same base outlines.
Italic typeOblique typePage (paper)Sans-serif

Question 7: Attempts to systematize a range of weights led to a numerical classification first used by ________ with the Univers typeface, although therein only ranging from 3 to 8.
Adrian FrutigerMergenthaler Linotype CompanyGill SansAvenir (typeface)

Question 8: In typography, a font (also fount) is traditionally defined as a complete character set of a single size and style of a particular ________.
Typographic ligatureComputer fontTypefaceOpenType

Question 9: The first algorithmic description of fonts was perhaps made by ________ in his Metafont and TeX system of programs.
Allen NewellHerbert SimonJohn McCarthy (computer scientist)Donald Knuth

Question 10: The TrueType font format introduced a scale from 100 through 900, also used in CSS and ________.
Typographic ligatureComputer fontOpenTypeTypeface

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