Types of Images: Vector & Raster Graphics


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Points, lines, curves and shapes are used to create what type of illustrations?

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1. Which of the following characteristics indicates the amount of detail in a raster graphic?

2. Which type of graphic is most commonly used in illustration software?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Raster and vector images are two types of graphics used in creating illustrations. This quiz will test your understanding of the differences between these two image types. You'll be assessed on what graphic image type is used to create line work and what makes up a raster graphic image.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • How to determine the number of pixels in a digital photograph
  • The type of graphic used by illustration software
  • The differences between vector and raster images

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson covering vector and raster graphics
  • Making connections - use your understanding of pixels to differentiate between types of graphics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding raster and vector images and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about raster and vector graphics and their application, review the accompanying lesson, Types of Images: Vector & Raster Graphics. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the characteristics of vector graphics and raster images
  • Understand how raster and vector graphics are used in preparing illustrations
  • Know the differences between pixels and line work
  • Name software and file formats for both vector and raster graphics