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TrueType: Quiz


Question 1: The primary strength of TrueType was originally that it offered ________ developers a high degree of control over precisely how their fonts are displayed, right down to particular pixels, at various font heights.
Typographic ligatureOpenTypeTypefaceFont

Question 2: TrueType is an outline font standard originally developed by ________ in the late 1980s as a competitor to Adobe's Type 1 fonts used in PostScript.
MacintoshMac OS XApple Inc.Intel Corporation

Question 3: In contrast, printer fonts for the popular Apple LaserWriter were based on ________ outlines, resulting in excellent output at any size.
OpenTypeTrueTypePortable Document FormatPostScript fonts

Question 4: In the ________ language, TrueType outlines are handled with a PostScript wrapper as Type 42 for name-keyed, or Type 11 for CID-keyed fonts.
Adobe SystemsAdobe FlashAdobe Flash PlayerPostScript

Question 5: For compatibility with older systems, Apple also shipped a TrueType Extension and a TrueType aware version of Font/DA Mover for ________.
MacintoshSystem 6System 7Mac OS X Leopard

Question 6: The fonts, four-weight families of Times Roman, ________, Courier, and a handful of others, replaced the older bitmap fonts that previous Macintosh System versions had used.
HelveticaRail AlphabetArialAkzidenz-Grotesk

Question 7: Apple extended TrueType with the launch of TrueType GX in 1994, a smartfont technology that was part of ________.
QuickDraw GXCopland (operating system)System 7Macintosh

Question 8: while maintaining the backing store of characters necessary for ________ and text searching.
Spell checkerGrammar checkerMacintoshOpera (web browser)

Question 9: On the Macintosh, fonts were originally stored in hand-tuned ________ files that specified individual pixel locations for a font at a particular size.
TrueTypeTypefaceOpenTypeComputer font

Question 10: Although ATM initially cost money, rather than coming free with the operating system, it became a de facto standard for anyone involved in ________.
Desktop publishingScribusAdobe FrameMakerAdobe InDesign

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