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

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 :

  • Multichannel
  • Duotone
  • Grayscale
  • Bitmap

Answer :Multichannel

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

You want to sharpen selection edges and remove fuzzy artifacts from an image. You also want to remove excessive noise near selection edges. What should you change in the Refine Edge dialog box?


Options are :

  • Increase the Radius.
  • Increase the Contract/Expand percentage.
  • Increase the Feather value.
  • Increase the Contrast percentage.

Answer :Increase the Contrast percentage.

You retouch a photograph and want the colors in the image to appear faded. What should you do after creating a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer?


Options are :

  • Choose the Colorize option.
  • Move the Hue slider to the left.
  • Move the Saturation slider to the left.
  • Move the Lightness slider to the left.

Answer :Move the Saturation slider to the left.

You are using the Clone Stamp tool. You do NOT want to lose the current sampling point when you release the mouse button. Which tool option should you use?


Options are :

  • Flow
  • Opacity
  • Aligned
  • Scattering

Answer :Aligned

9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 1

You modify an image in Camera RAW. Which is the simplest method to apply the same modifications to other images in Bridge?


Options are :

  • Use the Metadata panel.
  • Use the Develop Settings option.
  • Use the Duplicate command.
  • Use the Image Processor dialog box.

Answer :Use the Develop Settings option.

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

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

Which should you change in Adobe Device Central to view a grayscale GIF image in Adobe Device Central CS3 Emulator?


Options are :

  • The color mode to RGB / 8-bit.
  • The file format to OpenEXR.
  • Nothing. No change is required.
  • The file format to WBMP.

Answer :Nothing. No change is required.

9A0-054 Adobe Photoshop CS3 ACE Certified Practice Exam Set 1

You change the size of a preset brush. What happens when you use that preset brush?


Options are :

  • The preset brush uses the modified settings.
  • A clone of the preset brush is created but original preset brush is used.
  • A new preset brush is loaded.
  • The preset brush uses its original settings.

Answer :The preset brush uses its original settings.

What happens to the scrubbing values when you press SHIFT and drag the scrubby slider?


Options are :

  • Incremented by 50.
  • Incremented by 20.
  • Incremented by 10.
  • Incremented by 5.

Answer :Incremented by 10.

There are several folders filled with images in different locations on your hard drive. You want to batch-process the folders in one operation without changing the location of the images. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Image Processor.
  • Use folder aliases in a batch designated folder.
  • Use a droplet.
  • Use the Script Events Manager.

Answer :Use folder aliases in a batch designated folder.

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

You want to draw on an image by using the Pencil tool. You also want the pencil color to match a color in the image. What should you do before using the Pencil tool?


Options are :

  • Press SPACEBAR and click the color you want to match.
  • Press SHIFT and click the color you want to match.
  • Press COMMAND (Mac) or ALT (Windows) and click the color you want to match.
  • Press OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) and click the color you want to match.

Answer :Press OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) and click the color you want to match.

You have loaded a saved selection in your document. What happens when you transform the selection?


Options are :

  • The selection is transformed and needs to be saved in a new channel.
  • The selection is transformed and saved as a vector mask.
  • The selection is transformed in its original channel and the transformation is visible dynamically in the thumbnail of the channel.
  • The selection is transformed and saved as a layer mask.

Answer :The selection is transformed and needs to be saved in a new channel.

You have created an image in Illustrator by using the CMYK color model. You want to open the image in Photoshop and preserve the CMYK color numbers in your workflow. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Update the color-setting files of the image.
  • Use the preserve numbers color management policy.
  • Open the image by using Adobe Bridge.
  • Use common-color selection.

Answer :Use the preserve numbers color management policy.

While converting an image from the RGB color space to the CMYK color space, you want to delete the out-of-gamut colors and retain only the colors that match the destination gamut. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use absolute colorimetric rendering intent.
  • Select proof setup.
  • Blend RGB colors by using gamma.
  • Use Saturation rendering intent.

Answer :Use absolute colorimetric rendering intent.

You want to apply a single layer mask to more than one layer. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Convert the layers for Smart Filters.
  • Convert the layers to Smart Objects.
  • Link the layers.
  • Group the layers.

Answer :Group the layers.

You want to print only a portion of an image. However, after selecting the portion, when you apply the Print command, you notice that the Print Selected Area option is disabled. Why does this happen?


Options are :

  • The selected area is on a new layer.
  • The selected area is in a freeform shape.
  • The selected area is out of the print area.
  • The image is in the RGB-color mode.

Answer :The selected area is in a freeform shape.

You apply a combination of adjustment layers, layer effects, and smart filters to a raster image Smart Object. When you change the color mode of the file from RGB to CMYK, the appearance of the image changes. You want to maintain the appearance of the RGB image and maximize the editability of adjustment layers, effects, and filters. What should you do before changing the color mode?


Options are :

  • Merge the Smart Object and its adjustment layers.
  • Convert the Smart Object and its adjustment layers to a Smart Object.
  • Group the Smart Object and its adjustment layers.
  • Convert the adjustment layers to a Smart Object.

Answer :Convert the Smart Object and its adjustment layers to a Smart Object.

You want to create a header with a straight top and side edges and a smooth S-curve at the bottom. The header will be used on a Web page. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Pen tool.
  • Use the Pencil tool.
  • Use the Freeform Pen tool.
  • Use the Brush tool.

Answer :Use the Pen tool.

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 :

  • JPEG
  • GIF
  • PNG
  • PDF
  • BMP

Answer :JPEG PDF

You have a photograph of a field of sunflowers that shows a person standing in the middle of the field. What is the best way to eliminate this person from the photograph?


Options are :

  • Use the Background Eraser tool.
  • Use the Pattern Stamp tool.
  • Use the Magic Eraser tool.
  • Use the Clone Stamp tool.

Answer :Use the Clone Stamp tool.

You want to paste a chart that was created in Adobe Illustrator, into Photoshop. You also want to be able to edit the chart in the future. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Paste the chart as pixels.
  • Paste the chart as a shape layer.
  • Paste the chart as a smart object.
  • Paste the chart as a path.

Answer :Paste the chart as a smart object.

You are working on an image. When you view the image on your computer monitor, it looks stretched. When you view the image on the Web, the image looks normal. What should you do so that the image looks the same on your computer monitor and on the Web?


Options are :

  • Assign a profile.
  • Deselect the Pixel Aspect Ratio Correction option.
  • De-interlace the image.
  • Use the Pillarbox placement option.

Answer :Deselect the Pixel Aspect Ratio Correction option.

You are working on a multilayer collage. You paste a new element into your composition and want to apply each blending mode to view the effect of each blending mode. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Choose the Rectangular Marquee Tool and press SHIFT + / repeatedly.
  • Choose the Rectangular Marquee Tool and press SHIFT + OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) + I repeatedly.
  • Choose the Rectangular Marquee Tool and press SHIFT + OPTION (Mac) or ALT (Windows) + A repeatedly.
  • Choose the Rectangular Marquee Tool and press SHIFT + PLUS SIGN repeatedly.

Answer :Choose the Rectangular Marquee Tool and press SHIFT + PLUS SIGN repeatedly.

You want to save multiple versions of a layout in a single file. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Create variations of the image from their current state.
  • Create a new snapshot.
  • Create a new layer comp.
  • Create a new document from the current state.

Answer :Create a new layer comp.

What should you do with a type layer before you use the Liquify filter on it?


Options are :

  • Increase the brush density option of the Liquify tool.
  • Convert the text layer to a Smart Object.
  • Decrease the Turbulent Jitter option of the Liquify tool.
  • Rasterize the text layer.

Answer :Rasterize the text layer.

You are using Bridge and select two photographs for comparison. In the Preview panel, it is difficult to decide which image has the sharpest detail. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use the Thumbnail Size slider.
  • Choose the View > As Details option.
  • Use the Loupe tool.
  • Apply the Generate High Quality Thumbnail command.

Answer :Use the Loupe tool.

You work on a color image, and you want to create a split tone effect in which a different color is applied to the shadows and the highlights of the image. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Use Hue/Saturation.
  • Use the Channel Mixer.
  • Use a Gradient Map.
  • Use Selective Color.

Answer :Use a Gradient Map.

What is the advantage of using a layer mask instead of a vector mask?


Options are :

  • Layer effects can be applied only to the mask.
  • The resulting file size is smaller.
  • Layer mask can contain tonal information.
  • Layer mask is resolution-independent.

Answer :Layer mask can contain tonal information.

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


Options are :

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

Answer :Match Print Colors

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

Answer :Use the Batch Rename dialog box.

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