What is Prepress in Printing? - Definition & Equipment


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What is the first stage in prepress?

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1. _____ are custom prepared for each printing project and transfer images to paper.

2. Prepress happens _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to gauge your knowledge of the prepress process in printing. The quiz will test you on what takes place in the process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to test your knowledge of:

  • When prepress occurs
  • Stages of the prepress process
  • Equipment used in the prepress process
  • Purpose of the prepress process

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the prepress process in printing
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concept to examine information about the steps of the printing process in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding prepress equipment

Additional Learning

To learn more about the printing process, check out the related lesson, What is Prepress in Printing? - Definition & Equipment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Define prepress
  • Understand what happens in the prepress process
  • Find out when you would format fonts and images
  • Describe the purpose of producing a print
  • Identify what happens in the last step of the process