Workshop Instructor/ Demonstrator in Printing Technology Questions and Answer Key

Question Code: 021/2024
Medium of Question- English
Name of Post: Workshop Instructor/ Demonstrator in Printing Technology
Department: Technical Education
Cat. Number: 182/2023
Date of Test : 12.02.2024

1. Identify the mechanical fingers which holds the top sheet of the packing in a platen press from the following :
(A) Clamp
(B) Fingers
(C) Grippers
(D) Guage pins

2. Name the semiautomatic line casting machine found in the development of automated typesetting :
(A) Ludlow
(B) Linotype
(C) Monotype
(D) Flat bed

3. What is MICR?
(A) Micro Potential Image Control
(B) Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
(C) Metallic Ink Controlling Ratio
(D) Micro Image Controlling Review

4. Industrial intaglio printing is called :
(A) Gravure
(B) Flexography
(C) Ionography
(D) Magnetography

5. Electro static printing was invented by :
(A) Johann Gutenberg
(B) Ira Rubel
(C) Chester Carlson
(D) William Caxton

6. The image must be printed on to a receiver material during –––––––––––– step in a print production workflow.
(A) Image generation
(B) Image assembly
(C) Image conversion
(D) Image transfer

7. What is GATF in printing Industry?
(A) Graphic Card
(B) Graphic Arts Technical Foundation
(C) Graphic Designers Federation
(D) Graphic Animation Technology

8. Select the most appropriate category comes under middle level management from the following :
(B) Workers
(C) Production
(D) Material handling

9. –––––––––––– is a mechanical gate that stops the paper on the registration unit of a sheetfed offset machine.
(A) Head stop
(B) Conveyor belt
(C) Lays
(D) Running in wheels

10. Identify the term associated with the automated press system :
(A) Automatic feeding mechanism
(B) Web offset
(C) Press console

11. Choose the printing process that uses relief plates from the following :
(A) Lithography
(B) Xerography
(C) Gravure
(D) Flexography

12. –––––––––––– is the method of printing directly from electronic files without the need to create a physical plate.
(A) Print with master
(B) Electrostatic printing
(C) Letterpress
(D) Gravure

13. A printing operation that is owned by and serves the needs of a single company or corporation is referred to as –––––––––––– printing facility.
(A) Inplant
(B) Commercial
(C) Allied
(D) Print on demand

14. –––––––––––– eliminates the film output and stripping stages in the print production work flow.
(A) Computer to film
(B) Computer to print
(C) Computer to plate
(D) Desktop publishing

15. Identify the term which is not related to print media :
(A) Brochure
(B) Directory
(C) Catalogue
(D) Intercom

16. Example for warm colour is :
(A) Blue
(B) Purple
(C) Yellow
(D) Green

17. In colour, less ‘value’ means :
(A) Darker colour
(B) Lighten colour
(C) Transparent colour
(D) Monochrome colour

18. Computer input device OCR means :
(A) Optical Computer Reader
(B) Optical Chapter Reader
(C) Optical Character Recorder
(D) Optical Character Recognition

19. In colour separation, when black is the dominant colour, screen angle in degree for black separation is :
(A) 45
(B) 75
(C) 90
(D) 105

20. For colour Separation, a –––––––––––– filter is used for magenta plate.
(A) Red
(B) Green
(C) Blue
(D) Yellow

21. In scanner PMT means :
(A) Photo Multiplier Technique
(B) Photo Multiplier Tube
(C) Photo Magnifying Technique
(D) Photo Magnifying Tube

22. In colour correction GCR means :
(A) Gray Colour Removal
(B) Gray Component Removal
(C) Gray Component Replacement
(D) Gray Colour Replacement

23. There are three types of Visual Balance in Design. One of them is :
(A) Unformal Balance
(B) Subjective Balance
(C) Eye Balance
(D) Irregular Balance

24. The process of converting a bitmapped image into a vector Image is called :
(A) Vectorising
(B) Decoding
(C) Auto Tracking
(D) Auto Tracing

25. 4 basic type of scanners are Flatbed scanner, Drum scanner, Hand held scanner, :
(A) Film scanner
(B) Object scanner
(C) Reflection scanner
(D) Monochrome scanner

26. Full form of TIFF is :
(A) Texted Image File Format
(B) Tracked Image Format File
(C) Tagged Image File Format
(D) Tracked Image File Format

27. The conversion process for interpreting PostScript to bitmap is called :
(A) Interpreting
(B) PreScripting
(C) Rasterizing
(D) Vectorising

28. The allowance give for an overlap of two colours, so as to compensate for misregister and the resultant gaps between colours, called :
(A) Bordering
(B) Trapping
(C) Tracking
(D) Tracing

29. Imposition in digital work flow can be classified as either
1. RIP based imposition or
2. –––––––––––– :
(A) Film based imposition
(B) CTP based imposition
(C) PreScript based imposition
(D) PostScript based imposition

30. In printing, The process of confirming that the digital files required for printing process are all present, valid correctly formatted and of the desired type, is called :
(A) Preflighting
(B) RIP ing
(C) Pre Scripting
(D) Formatting

31. Three basic approaches for digital trapping are Vector Trapping, Raster Trapping and :
(A) Hybrid Trapping
(B) Vester Trapping
(C) Bitmap Trapping
(D) Degilog Trapping

32. White space between column in a page is known as :
(A) Spine
(B) Gutter
(C) Set width
(D) Bleed

33. In page layout software, –––––––––––– feature enables to surround a picture or diagram with text in a text frame.
(A) Justify
(B) Text box
(C) Text wrap
(D) Auto flow

34. An octavo of an A3 paper produce –––––––––––– pages of A6.
(A) 8
(B) 16
(C) 32
(D) 04

35. One plate is used for printing both sides of a paper sheet without changing the paper gripper edge. This type of imposition is called :
(A) Sheet Work
(B) Work and Tumble
(C) Work and Twist
(D) Work and Turn

36. The covering ability of an ink :
(A) Tack
(B) Thixotrophy
(C) Transparency
(D) Opacity

37. Weight of 1000 sheets of paper :
(A) Ream
(B) Reel
(C) M-Weight
(D) Basis weight

38. Flexographic inks are :
(A) Paste ink
(B) Liquid inks
(C) Metallic ink
(D) Heat set ink

39. Change in moisture content in the atmosphere can cause –––––––––––– in printing paper :
(A) Curl
(B) Crease
(C) Bend
(D) Tear

40. The material in which the image is printed is commonly known as :
(A) Substrate
(B) Film
(C) Substance
(D) Paper

41. The abbreviation of VOC :
(A) Ventillation Of Compound
(B) Volatile Organic Compound
(C) Value Of Coating
(D) Violet Orange Cyan

42. To print on the reverse side of the web of paper, paper must be turned to –––––––––––– degrees between printing units in Inline presses :
(A) 360°
(B) 90°
(C) 180°
(D) 45°

43. Calculate the quantity of paper required for printing 10,000 booklets in 210 × 297 mm size having 32 pages :
(A) 200 reams
(B) 180 reams
(C) 20 reams
(D) 40 reams
Question Cancelled

44. Which is not a chemical process?
(A) Polymerisation
(B) Penetration
(C) Evaporation
(D) Radiation curing
Question Cancelled

45. Ideal pH of dampening solution is :
(A) 5
(B) 4.5
(C) 5.5
(D) 6.5
Question Cancelled

46. Calculate total no. of card of size 9′′ × 6′′ that can be cut from a sheet of size 15′′× 20′′ :
(A) 6
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

47. Measurement of how much the paper curls or becomes wavy :
(A) Flatness
(B) Finish
(C) Fibre strength
(D) Grain direction

48. The characteristics of paper that gives actual colour image for colour work :
(A) Whiteness
(B) Brightness
(C) Opacity
(D) Pick resistance
Question Cancelled

49. The paper making machine is :
(A) Perfecting machine
(B) Perforating machine
(C) Stack machine
(D) Fourdriner machine

50. Iso Propyl Alcohol is used in dampening solution as a :
(A) Wetting agent
(B) Colouring agent
(C) Drying agent
(D) Fungicide

51. The device used to measure accurate thickness of paper :
(A) Vernier Caliper
(B) Screw Guage
(C) Shore durometer
(D) Densitometer

52. Presses that print on both sides of a paper are :
(A) Perforators
(B) Perfectors
(C) Satellite Presses
(D) Splicers

53. Electronic control for web register and good image quality is :
(A) Stack presses
(B) Press console
(C) Press register
(D) Web guide control

54. Each signature is forced between two rotating fold rollers in web offset printing, that makes the final fold is :
(A) Jaw folder
(B) Buckle folder
(C) Chopper folder
(D) Splicer

55. Which of the following paper do not have grain direction?
(A) Newsprint
(B) Offset paper
(C) Mineral paper
(D) Bond paper

56. The international size of B0 paper is :
(A) 841 mm × 1189 mm
(B) 917 mm × 1297 mm
(C) 500 mm × 2104 mm
(D) 1000 mm × 1414 mm

57. Calculate the basis weight of 170 gsm crown size paper :
(A) 0.4
(B) 170
(C) 34
(D) 17

58. The amount of paper that is covered by ink to get a good quality print density during printing is :
(A) Ink mileage
(B) Ink stability
(C) Ink finish
(D) Ink opacity

59. The thin paper used for making carbon copies :
(A) Duplicator
(B) Bond paper
(C) Offset paper
(D) Thin film

60. Paper bulk is measured in :
(B) Ream
(C) Kgms

(D) Gms
Question Cancelled

61. Solid areas of uniform density, resulting in uneven appearance is known as :
(A) Chemical Ghosting
(B) Mottle
(C) Chalking
(D) Mechanical Ghosting

62. Donut shaped white spots on printed surface due to ink problems is known as :
(A) Hickeys
(B) Chalking
(C) Picking
(D) Piling

63. The ability of paper to withstand the stress and strain applied to it before breaking down and pulling apart is :
(A) Tear resistance
(B) Bursting strength
(C) Tensile strength
(D) Stiffness

64. In Paper manufacturing the direction in which the fibre line up is?
(A) Long grain direction
(B) Grain direction
(C) Short grain direction
(D) Across the grain direction

65. In Paper problem, the accumulation of fibres from uncoated stocks on to plates is known as :
(A) Linting
(B) Powdering
(C) Piling
(D) Picking

66. The problem of paper in which loose particulars on the paper surface adhere to the blanket which showup as voids in print is known as :
(A) Picking
(B) Linting
(C) Dusting
(D) Powdering

67. The instrument which determines the amount of light absorbed by a surface by measuring the proportion of light reflected from or transmitted through a measured surface :
(A) Spectrophotometer
(B) Densitometer
(C) Micrometer
(D) Colorimeter
Question Cancelled

68. Stiff board cover of a book often covered with cloth, paper or leather which is attached to the book block is known as :
(A) Case
(B) Casing-in
(C) Case board
(D) Case bound

69. In binding, the operations which form a shoulder on each side of the spine is known as :
(A) Back spine
(B) Back lining
(C) Back-up
(D) Backing

70. Book case binding style, covered in one material on the spine and corners and another material on the remaining area :
(A) Half bound style
(B) Quarter bound style
(C) Full bound style
(D) Quarter bound cut flush style

71. A guard which secures cutting machine blade from accidents is known as :
(A) Blade guard
(B) Scratch guard
(C) Sheet guard
(D) Safety guard

72. The reason for Blanket carrying too much ink on offset press is due to :
(A) Halftone Graininess
(B) Blanket piling
(C) More ink application
(D) Increased press speed
Question Cancelled

73. The problem of dot gain in offset press is due to :
(A) Low ink viscosity
(B) Improper blanket surface
(C) Poor ink/water balance
(D) All of the above

74. To press a rule into heavy paper or board to enable folding without cracking :
(A) Collating
(B) Creasing
(C) Trimming
(D) Bleeding

75. The marks which is used to identify if the sections are misplaced in gathering operations :
(A) Signature
(B) Folding
(C) Insetting
(D) Collating

76. The effect which result from controlled pressure on a substrate producing a raised effect is known as :
(A) Embossing
(B) Debossing
(C) Varnishing
(D) Laminating

77. Adhesive binding widely used for paperbacks for mass production of books is called as :
(A) Thread sewing
(B) Saddle sewing
(C) Perfect binding
(D) Loose leaf binding

78. Two full sheets and one half sheet is required for making this end paper. The half sheet is pasted over the full sheet to give the final reinforcement :
(A) Cloth joint end paper
(B) Reinforced end paper
(C) Zig zag end paper
(D) Made end paper

79. The loose sheets or the books with narrow margins are sewn by the following method :
(A) Sawn in sewing
(B) Overcast sewing
(C) Flexible sewing
(D) Two-on-sewing

80. While measuring colour values using spectrodensitometer in CIELAB colour space the ‘b’ axis is denoted by :
(A) Yellow blue axis
(B) Red green axis
(C) Cyan magenta axis
(D) Yellow magenta axis

81. A single wall corrugated or double faced corrugated boards constitutes of :
(A) Two flute with one layer of sheet
(B) A flute with one layer of sheet
(C) A flute with sheets on both sides
(D) None

82. Name the type of package which has the top closure hinges off the front panel and tucks to the rear, while the bottom closure hinges off the rear and tucks to the front :
(A) Straight Tuck End
(B) Reverse Tuck End
(C) Tray style
(D) Snap lock bottom

83. –––––––––– and –––––––––– are the most commonly used metals in packaging.
(A) Stainless steel and bronze
(B) Nickel and iron
(C) Aluminium and tin
(D) Chrome and copper

84. Name the type of special package that has a pliable transparent plastic material in which regularly spaced, protruding air-filled bubbles provide cushioning for fragile items.
(A) Blister Pack
(B) Bubble wrap
(C) Shrink wrap
(D) Skin pack

85. –––––––––– is a 90% recyclable and a shatter proof plastic becoming very popular for drinks containers.
(A) Poly Ethylene Terephthalate
(B) Poly Vinyl Chloride
(C) High Density Polythene
(D) Low Density Polythene

86. What is made from renewable and recyclable resource and are light weight used for making labels, cartons, boxes and wrappings?
(A) Paper based packaging material
(B) Fossil based packaging material
(C) Silica based packaging material
(D) Metal based packaging material

87. Packaging basically involves ––––––––––, –––––––––– or –––––––––– of different products for delivery to the customer.
(A) Selecting, designing or printing
(B) Wrapping, strapping or boxing
(C) Designing, fixing or distributing
(D) Dicing, punching or stripping

88. Which is not the property of Glass packaging material?
(A) Glass can be moulded into a variety of shapes and it can also be manufactured in a variety of colours.
(B) One of the reasons for using glass is that the product (normally a liquid) can be seen inside it.
(C) It is unbreakable and cannot be recycled.
(D) Glass bottles must be able to withstand internal pressure

89. What is called the blue print of the structure or design layout and provides the exact dimensions and product specifications?
(A) A Die
(B) A Disc
(C) A Proof
(D) A Design

90. Which material is used to make Cutting and creasing rules of a die pattern?
(A) Rubber
(B) Chrome
(C) Flexible steel
(D) Ceramic

91. Which gear is used to convert rotational motion into translational motion?
(A) Bevel gears
(B) Double helical gears
(C) Worm gears
(D) Rack and pinion gears

92. In a belt drive system, when the speed of the belt increases :
(A) Co-efficient of friction between belt and pulley increases
(B) Co-efficient of friction between belt and pulley decreases
(C) Power transmitted will increase
(D) Power transmitted will decrease

93. The type of link used for hydraulic press is known as :
(A) Flexible link
(B) Resistant link
(C) Rigid link
(D) Fluid link

94. –––––––––– is a type of actuator in hydraulic system.
(A) Cylinder
(B) Valve
(C) Strainer
(D) Pump

95. Which motor can have highest operating speed?
(A) Stepper motor
(B) Capacitor start motor
(C) Brushless DC motor
(D) Universal motor

96. Which part of the motor confirms that is a DC motor?
(A) Frame
(B) Commutator
(C) Shaft
(D) Stator

97. Which transformer insulation material is best compare to Kraft paper?
(A) Asbestos
(B) Oil
(C) Cotton
(D) Low grade pressboard

98. Which of the following statements is correct?
(A) Low frequency power supplies are light weight
(B) Transformer size gets reduced at low frequency
(C) Transformer size is more at higher frequency
(D) High frequency power supplies are light weight and transformer size gets reduced at high frequency

99. If a capacitor is placed parallel with the DC source :
(A) It amplifies the voltage
(B) The circuit acts as an open circuit
(C) The circuit acts as short circuit
(D) It converts DC to AC

100. Identify the purpose of relay :
(A) To switch electrical circuits on and off
(B) To amplify electrical signals
(C) To filter electrical noise
(D) To measure electrical resistance

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