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Form 2 Computer Studies: Desktop Publishing Questions and Answers
Write the acronym DTP in full.
Define the term publishing.
Give four differences between manual publishing and electronic publishing.
List any six publications that can be produced using desktop publisher (DTP)
State the functions of the following tools as used in desktop publishing a)Zoom b)Pointer c)Text
Give one function of the rulers in desktop publishing.
Describe the term ‘zoom’ as used in desktop publishing.
List four features of the desktop publishing software.
Describe the term ‘pasteboard’ as used in desktop publishing.
Define the term desktop publishing (DTP).
Give three benefits of using DTP software in publishing over the word processor.
Describe the two types of DTP software.
Give two examples of graphic-based DTP software.
Give two examples of layout-based DTP software.
Define the term page layout.
Define the term ‘kerning’ as used in desktop publishing.
Define the term ‘tracking’ as used in desktop publishing.
Give one benefit of kerning and tracking in desktop publishing.
Define the term ‘graphics’ as applied in desktop publishing.
List three factors to be considered in choosing graphics to use in a publication.
List any two ways of learning how to use a DTP software.
Arrange these papers sizes in ascending order: A5, A2, A4, A6.
Define the term picture caption as applied in a publication.
Define the term typography as applied in publishing.
Define the term ‘embedded object’ in desktop publishing.
Give two ways of resizing picture in a publication.
Define the term outflow as used in desktop publishing.
Define the term printing as used in desktop publishing.
Define the term ‘plate’ as used in desktop publishing.
Describe the term ‘watermark’ as used in desktop publishing.
Give the role of a plotter in publishing.
Give three reasons why a laser printer would be more appropriate than an inkjet printer.
Mention the role of a scanner in a firm.
Explain the role of the following hardware in a firm. i)Graphic tablet ii)Touch screen iii)Digital camera iV)Light pen
Define the following terms as used in desktop publishing. i)Gutter ii)clip art iii)crop iv)Footer v)Sorting pages vi)Master page vii)Publication viii)Style sheet
Mention any four factors to be considered before purchasing any DTP software.
Write the acronym DTP in full.
List four page formatting features in DTP.
Define the term ‘backup copy’.
Give the importance of backing up files.
List any two factors to be considered before backing up a publication.
Describe three ways of ensuring that an online publication is secure from unauthorized access.
State three factors to be considered before designing a publication.
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