Quiz: How Well Do You Know After Effects?

Avatar AE Tips And Tricks | August 22, 2016

What is the file extension of Adobe After Effects Projects?

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When changing a layer's anchor point, you will need to use the Pan behind / Anchor Point Tool. What is the keyboard shortcut for this tool?

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Of the following below, which is the correct definition of the term ‘ease in’?

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What is a Null Object?

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Under project settings, you can adjust the color depth. What's the maximum number of bits per channel (bpc) that After Effects will allow?

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Which one of these is NOT one of the light types?

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What is the name of the term that allows you to use a layer as a mask?

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What is the keyboard shortcut for changing a layer's Opacity while selected?

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True or False: Command + Left and Right arrow keys moves the playback head forward and backward.

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True of False: After Effects can render 3D text natively and without 3rd party plugins.

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It's True! You can create 3D text in After Effects, without any 3rd party plugins.

True or False: After Effects is part of the NLE ( Non Linear Editing) Family.

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After Effects is part of the Linear video editing family. This is the video editing post-production process of selecting, arranging and modifying images and sound in a predetermined, ordered sequence. (via Wikipedia)

Holding the spacebar does what?

Please select 2 correct answers

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Whats the keyboard shortcut to move selected layers, masks, effects, or render items down (back) or up (forward) in stacking order?

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How do you change the shutter angle of motion blur in a composition?

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This one's a bit tricky, but yes! There is a advanced tab in your Composition settings that allows you to change the shutter angle of your motion blur!

The plugin Keylight, is used to do what?

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Which of these is NOT a blend mode?

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Match the definition with the term below: Process that is useful for creating slow motion, fast motion, freeze frame, or other retiming results.

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In what year was After Effects acquired by Adobe Systems?

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How do you reset the Anchor Point of a layer?

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The action that creates relationships between layer properties is known as...

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Pressing caps lock will do what?

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Though many people think so, the caps lock key does not help speed up your render time! It simply disable's the preview window.

What is the keyboard shortcut to split a layer along the play head?

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What is the keyboard shortcut to edit the composition settings?

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When a layer is selected, pressing enter will...

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Which of these can help you achieve a glitch effect?

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All of these effects can help you achieve a glitch effect!

How Well Do You Know After Effects?
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