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

What happens when you double-click the thumbnail of a text layer in the Layers palette?


Options are :

  • The text on the layer is selected.
  • The properties of the layer become editable.
  • The layer name changes to an editable text field.
  • The text opens in the source application.

Answer :The text on the layer is selected.

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

You want to store raw images with their associated settings and make them available for exchange in multi-user workflows. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Camera Raw database.
  • Use sidecar .xmp files
  • Assign a profile.
  • Use Digital Negative.

Answer :Use sidecar .xmp files

You have unlocked the background layer of an image. What happens when you double - click the thumbnail of the image layer in the Layers palette?


Options are :

  • The layer name changes to an editable text field.
  • The Layer Properties dialog box opens.
  • The Layer Style dialog box opens.
  • The contents of the layer are selected.

Answer :The Layer Style dialog box opens.

You want to activate a saved selection in your image. In which two situations would you use the shortcut key Ctrl+5 (Windows) or Command+5 (Mac)? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • When the selection is the fourth selection saved in sequence in a Grayscale image.
  • When the selection is the fifth selection saved in sequence in a Grayscale image.
  • When the selection is the fifth selection saved in sequence in an RGB image.
  • When the selection is the second selection saved in sequence in an RGB image.
  • When the selection is the first selection saved in sequence in a Lab Color image.

Answer :When the selection is the fourth selection saved in sequence in a Grayscale image. When the selection is the second selection saved in sequence in an RGB image.

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

You want to apply a filter to only a selected part of an image and want the edges to be distinct. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Apply the filter and adjust the Opacity value and Blending options in the Fade dialog box.
  • Apply the filter after extracting the edges of the selected part of the image by the Extract command.
  • Apply the filter and deselect the part of the image that was selected.
  • Apply the filter after feathering the edges of the selected part of the image.

Answer :Apply the filter and deselect the part of the image that was selected.

You want to use an RGB image on a Web page. You want the image to be divided into slices with seamless edges. You change the image color mode to Index. Which option in the Dither section of the Indexed Color dialog box should you choose?


Options are :

  • Pattern
  • None
  • Diffusion
  • Noise

Answer :Noise

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

Answer :Use the Auto-Align Layers command.

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

You are using Bridge. You open a folder that contains many subfolders. You want to preview the contents of all subfolders simultaneously. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Group as Stack command.
  • Click the Flatten View button.
  • Click the Go Up button.
  • Use the Show Folders command.

Answer :Click the Flatten View button.

Your PSD image contains metadata information. What happens to the metadata information when you save the PSD file in the JPEG format?


Options are :

  • The complete metadata information is retained.
  • Partial metadata information specific to JPEG format is retained.
  • The Complete metadata information is lost.
  • Metadata information is converted to the EXIF format.

Answer :The complete metadata information is retained.

You are organizing images in Bridge. You want to group similar images into folders and rename the images according to the subject they are related to. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Batch Rename dialog box.
  • Use the Picture Package dialog box.
  • Use the Batch dialog box.
  • Use the Image Processor dialog box.

Answer :Use the Batch Rename dialog box.

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

Which option of the Magic Wand tool creates a smoother-edged selection?


Options are :

  • Contiguous
  • Anti-aliased
  • Tolerance
  • Auto-Enhance

Answer :Anti-aliased

You want to print an image that is 4 inches by 6 inches on an A4 sized paper. You want to fill the empty space on the paper with black color. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Select the Background option from the Print dialog box.
  • Select the image, apply the Inverse option, and then the Fill option.
  • Select the empty area on the canvas with the Magic Wand tool and use the Fill option.
  • Select the Bleed option from the Print dialog box. box.

Answer :Select the Background option from the Print dialog box.

Which option in the Print dialog box displays a preview of the photograph?


Options are :

  • Match Print Colors
  • Perceptual
  • Proof
  • Simulate Paper Color

Answer :Match Print Colors

You are using the GIF Restrictive preset in the Save for Web & Devices dialog box. When you place the saved GIF image on a Web page that has a red background, you notice that the shadow of the image has a white hue. You want the image to integrate with the background color seamlessly. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Set Color Reduction Algorithm to Adaptive.
  • Set a Matte color by using the color picker.
  • Set Diffusion Transparency Dither to zero.
  • Set Dithering Algorithm to Diffusion.

Answer :Set a Matte color by using the color picker.

You want to apply similar filter effects to more than one layer in a multilayer file. You also want to ensure that you can edit the effects that you apply to the layers. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Group the layers.
  • Convert the layers to a Smart Object.
  • Merge the layers.
  • Link the layers.

Answer :Convert the layers to a Smart Object.

You create an image by using a 16-bit CMYK color mode in a rectangular pixel preset. The Export Video Preview option is not available. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Change the pixel aspect ratio to square.
  • Assign a color space to the image.
  • Convert the color mode to RGB color.
  • Change to 8-bit CMYK mode.

Answer :Convert the color mode to RGB color.

You want to add an object as a 3D layer in an open file. Which command should you use?


Options are :

  • Open
  • Import
  • New Layer
  • Place

Answer :New Layer

You are working on an RGB image and want to create an antique sepia tone effect. Which two options should you use? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Create a Black & White Adjustment layer, select Tint, and use the Hue slider to find an appropriate color.
  • Create a Black & White Adjustment layer and set preset to yellow filter.
  • Create a Hue/Saturation Adjustment layer, select Colorize, and use the Hue slider to find an appropriate color.
  • Convert the image to CMYK, set the type as Duotone, and choose a shade of brown as the second ink color.
  • Set the Type as Duotone and choose a shade of brown as the second ink color.

Answer :Create a Black & White Adjustment layer, select Tint, and use the Hue slider to find an appropriate color. Create a Hue/Saturation Adjustment layer, select Colorize, and use the Hue slider to find an appropriate color.

Which two object properties CANNOT be animated over time in Photoshop? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Style
  • Rotation
  • Position
  • Scale
  • Opacity

Answer :Rotation Scale

You want to mask the background of a photograph. The background layer of the photograph is unlocked. You select the background with the Magic Wand tool. Which two methods should you use? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Press OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) and click the mask icon in the Layers palette.
  • Choose Layer > Layer Mask > Hide Selection from the Layers pull-down menu.
  • Choose Hide Layers from the Layers pull-down menu.
  • Click the mask icon in the Layers palette.
  • Choose Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal Selection from the Layers pull-down menu.

Answer :Click the mask icon in the Layers palette. Choose Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal Selection from the Layers pull-down menu.

You have imported the images from a digital camera by using Bridge. You want to specify how Photoshop opens the imported images. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Select the develop settings.
  • Edit the Workflow options.
  • Change the file-handling preferences.
  • Edit the camera raw preferences in Bridge.

Answer :Edit the Workflow options.

You are applying a Levels adjustment layer to an RGB image. What happens to the image when you move the Middle Input slider to the left?


Options are :

  • Only the highlights become darker.
  • The overall image becomes darker.
  • The overall image becomes brighter.
  • Only the shadows become brighter.

Answer :The overall image becomes brighter.

You apply the Poster Edges, Dark Strokes, and Diffuse Glow filters from the Filter Gallery to an image. The Poster Edges is the first filter in the list followed by Dark Strokes and Diffuse Glow. You move Dark Strokes to the end of the list. What is the impact on the image?


Options are :

  • The Dark Strokes filter is removed from the image.
  • The Poster Edges is applied first and followed by the Diffuse Glow and Dark Strokes filters.
  • The Dark Strokes filter is applied first.
  • The image retains the original order of filters applied.

Answer :The Poster Edges is applied first and followed by the Diffuse Glow and Dark Strokes filters.

You want to create a metal cylinder. In the toolbar, you select the Gradient tool and set the foreground color as white and the background color as gray. In the Options bar, you select the Foreground to Background gradient option. Which gradient option should you use to shade the cylinder?


Options are :

  • The Radial gradient option.
  • The Linear gradient option.
  • The Angle gradient option.
  • The Reflected gradient option.

Answer :The Reflected gradient option.

What does the Style option in the Art History brush control?


Options are :

  • Hardness
  • Blending mode
  • Opacity
  • Shape

Answer :Shape

You are creating graphics for an onscreen presentation. You also plan to print these graphics at poster size. You want to ensure optimum image quality and file size for both the media. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use vector drawing tools.
  • Use raster drawing tools.
  • Increase the resolution of the graphics.
  • Use Device Central.

Answer :Use vector drawing tools.

You are using the Brush tool. Which blending mode allows you to paint on only the transparent part of a layer?


Options are :

  • Behind
  • Exclusion
  • Clear
  • Normal

Answer :Behind

You scan a 1-inch-by-1-inch print at two resolutions, 72 ppi and 300 ppi. What happens when you view each scanned image in Photoshop at 100 percent?


Options are :

  • The scanned images appear at the same size because Photoshop recognizes the measured dimensions of the file for display.
  • The 300 ppi image views at roughly two times the size of the 72 ppi image.
  • The 300 ppi image views at roughly four times the size of the 72 ppi image.
  • The 300 ppi image views roughly half the size of the 72 ppi image.

Answer :The 300 ppi image views at roughly four times the size of the 72 ppi image.

You work on an image and find that the Pixel Aspect Ratio Correction option is not available. Why does this happen?


Options are :

  • The pixel aspect ratio is set to square.
  • The image does not have any video layer.
  • The pixel aspect ratio is set to anamorphic 2:1 (2).
  • You are working in Web Design workspace.

Answer :The pixel aspect ratio is set to square.

You have created a poster in the CMYK color mode and want to print it by using four-color offset printing. You want to ensure that the color plates do not shift while printing. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Select the Registration Marks option.
  • Select the Center Crop Marks option.
  • Select the Corner Crop Marks option.
  • Select the Calibration Bars option.

Answer :Select the Registration Marks option.

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