What is Typography? - Definition, Terms & Examples


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In 1041, text became easier to arrange and reproduce using which of the following inventions?

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1. In typography, which of the following refers to the ways in which lines of text are spaced vertically?

2. Font is a common term referring to which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Typography is a very important advancement in printed communication. Test your knowledge of the history of typography and related technical terms with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The invention that made it easier to arrange and reproduce text
  • Name of the spaces placed between letters
  • What line spacing in text is called in typography

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding another term for 'font'
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on typography
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions regarding letters that hang below baseline text

Additional Learning

Learn about typography by reviewing the lesson What is Typography? - Definition, Terms & Examples. Objectives covered include:

  • Review the history of typography
  • Know who Johannes Gutenberg was
  • Define typography