9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 2

You create an animation by using layers. You want to make changes to the background image such that the changes are replicated throughout the animation. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Lock the layers.
  • Place the images in a group.
  • Link the layers.
  • Use one of the Unify commands.

Answer :Use one of the Unify commands.

9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 4

You have two versions of a family portrait. In the first version, a child's eyes are closed. You want to substitute the child's face from the second version to correct the first version. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Merge Visible command.
  • Use the Auto-Align Layers command.
  • Use the Auto-Blend Layers command.
  • Use the Merge Layers command.

Answer :Use the Auto-Align Layers command.

You create a set of actions for a specific project. In which folder should you save the set so that it appears in the Actions palette menu?


Options are :

  • Adobe Photoshop CS3/Presets/Color Books
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3/Presets/Actions
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3/Presets/Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Adobe Photoshop CS3/Plug-ins/Automate

Answer :Adobe Photoshop CS3/Presets/Actions

You open an image in Camera Raw. You notice that the corners of your image are significantly darker than the rest of your image. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Adjust the settings for Lens Vignetting.
  • Apply the White Balance setting.
  • Adjust the Chromatic Aberration.
  • Adjust the Vibrance and Saturation controls.

Answer :Adjust the settings for Lens Vignetting.

9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 3

You are creating a collage of photographs. You want to maximize flexibility and be able to edit the scale and rotation of each photograph. What should you do immediately after pasting each new photograph?


Options are :

  • Duplicate the layer.
  • Convert to Smart Object.
  • Use Free Transform.
  • Lock the image pixels.

Answer :Convert to Smart Object.

A clipping mask is applied to a layer. Which other layers are masked by the content of this layer?


Options are :

  • The layers grouped with it.
  • The layers below it.
  • The layers above it.
  • The layers linked with it.

Answer :The layers above it.

What happens when you double-click the upper-left corner of the ruler?


Options are :

  • The ruler origin displays the x and y coordinates.
  • The ruler origin starts snapping to the ruler ticks.
  • The ruler origin is set to its default value.
  • The ruler origin starts snapping to objects in the document.

Answer :The ruler origin is set to its default value.

9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 5

You want to apply a Free Transform to a closed path that you have highlighted in the Paths palette. How do you select the vector path for editing?


Options are :

  • Click inside the path with the Path Selection tool.
  • Use the Make Selection command.
  • Double-click the Path thumbnail in the Paths palette.
  • Click inside the path with the Direct Selection tool.

Answer :Click inside the path with the Path Selection tool.

You select an area of an image in your current document and save the selection to a new document. What is the default color mode of the saved document?


Options are :

  • Duotone
  • Bitmap
  • Grayscale
  • Multichannel

Answer :Multichannel

You have created a number of custom layer styles that you want to share. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Save the layer styles in a library.
  • Create layer style presets.
  • Copy and paste the layer styles.
  • Export the layer styles.

Answer :Save the layer styles in a library.

9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 2

You want to store a copy of your image in the DNG format. You want to be able to open the image in other image editing applications even if it does NOT have a profile for the digital camera that captured the image. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Save the camera raw file with lossless compression.
  • Convert the image to a linear image.
  • Embed the original camera raw file in the image.
  • Convert the image to the Photoshop Raw format.

Answer :Convert the image to a linear image.

You want to embed a color profile in a document that you created in Photoshop. You want to export the document with the ICC profile. Which two formats should you use to save your document? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • GIF
  • PNG
  • BMP
  • JPEG
  • PDF

Answer :JPEG PDF

You want to avoid gaps from appearing in a printed image due to misregistration of colors. Which option should you use?


Options are :

  • Trap
  • Overprint Colors
  • Bleed
  • Spot Colors

Answer :Trap

You create an image in Lab color mode and save it in the DCS1.0 format. In which color mode will the image open when you open it in Photoshop?


Options are :

  • CMYK
  • RGB
  • Indexed
  • Lab

Answer :CMYK

You want to be alerted of a profile mismatch when you open an image. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Change the File Handling preferences.
  • Set the Working Space setting.
  • Change the Transparency and Gamut preferences.
  • Set the Color Management Policies setting.

Answer :Set the Color Management Policies setting.

What happens when you double-click the thumbnail of a Smart Object in the Layers palette?


Options are :

  • The Smart Object is rasterized.
  • The properties of the layer become editable.
  • The source content of the Smart Object opens.
  • The layer name changes to an editable text field.

Answer :The source content of the Smart Object opens.

You are working in the CMYK color space. You want to simulate the appearance of the image colors on a device with the RGB color space. You do NOT want to convert the image to the color space of the output device. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Assign a Profile.
  • Convert to a profile.
  • Use the Proof Setup.
  • Apply Color settings.

Answer :Use the Proof Setup.

After you import a photograph from your camera, you want to choose an appropriate image-processing setting by trying several settings. What should you do to ensure that you could revert to the original settings of the photograph?


Options are :

  • Change the image interpolation settings.
  • Change the file-handling preferences.
  • Use the Camera Raw format.
  • Convert to the Photoshop Raw format.

Answer :Use the Camera Raw format.

Which rendering intent clips the out-of-gamut colors?


Options are :

  • Perceptual
  • Saturation
  • Relative Colorimetric
  • Absolute Colorimetric

Answer :Absolute Colorimetric

You edit a sliced graphic and want to save it. When the Save for Web & Devices dialog box opens, you notice that some slices have the same indicator color. Why does this happen?


Options are :

  • The slices are linked.
  • The slices are of similar quality.
  • The slices have the same preset.
  • The slices have similar matte color.

Answer :The slices are linked.

You have objects on several discontinuous layers. You want to select and transform the objects into a single unit. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Group the layers.
  • Align the layers.
  • Merge the layers.
  • Link the layers.

Answer :Link the layers.

You create a graphic using Photoshop. You are unable to use the Save for Web and Devices command. What are two reasons for why this happens? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • The graphic has only the smart object layers in it.
  • The graphic is 32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR).
  • You have assigned Apple RGB profile to the graphic.
  • The graphic uses multichannel color mode.
  • The graphic has a large gamut size and uses LAB color mode.

Answer :The graphic is 32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR). The graphic uses multichannel color mode.

You are working on a file and want to record various stages of your work-in-progress for later review. Which is an advantage of using layer comps rather than snapshots to record your work?


Options are :

  • Deleted or merged layers in the file can be restored by applying a layer comp.
  • Layer comps are saved as part of the Photoshop file.
  • The resulting file size is smaller when layer comps are used.
  • A layer comp can be used as a source image for the History Brush.

Answer :Layer comps are saved as part of the Photoshop file.

You want to be alerted of a profile mismatch when you open an image. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Set the Color Management Policies setting.
  • Change the File Handling preferences.
  • Set the Working Space setting.
  • Change the Transparency and Gamut preferences.

Answer :Set the Color Management Policies setting.

What must you do before you can begin painting with the Clone Stamp tool?


Options are :

  • Set the brush size.
  • Define a source point.
  • Make a selection.
  • Set the opacity.

Answer :Define a source point.

You want to close-crop an object so that the mask of the object is editable in InDesign. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use a Layer Mask.
  • Use the Background Eraser tool.
  • Use the Magic Eraser tool.
  • Use a Clipping Path.

Answer :Use a Clipping Path.

In which format should you save a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image?


Options are :

  • 24-bit TARGA
  • 16-bits Cineon
  • 32-bit TIFF file
  • 8-bit RGB

Answer :32-bit TIFF file

You want to open a layer group and all groups nested within it. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Press SHIFT and click the triangle to the left of the folder icon in the Layers palette.
  • Click the folder icon in the Layers palette.
  • Choose the Palette option from the Layers palette menu.
  • Press OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) and click the triangle to the left of the folder icon in the Layers palette.

Answer :Press OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) and click the triangle to the left of the folder icon in the Layers palette.

What happens when you recreate a Smart Object by reselecting the original layers of that Smart Object?


Options are :

  • The new Smart Object does not retain applied transforms from the original Smart Object.
  • The new Smart Object is converted to a regular layer.
  • The original Smart Object becomes non-editable.
  • The new Smart Object does not retain the properties of the original Smart Object.

Answer :The new Smart Object does not retain applied transforms from the original Smart Object.

You want to arrange 20 photographs on a document. You want to arrange them into four rows of five photographs. Which two steps should you complete? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Use the Arrange command.
  • Use the Distribute command.
  • Use the Link Layers command.
  • Use the Align command.
  • Use the Auto-Align Layers command.

Answer :Use the Distribute command. Use the Align command.

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