Take our multiple-choice quiz and find out how much you know! The 15 questions are on different aspects of packaging, printing and related topics. Answers are in a link shown at the bottom of the page.
Q1. What is a keyline?
a) a line of keys on the side of the printing press to adjust colour b) a layout guide that your designer uses to format the artwork to ensure the structure of the carton is correct c) a colour key printed at the end of a printed sheet for colour consistency
Q2. What do the letters CYMK stand for in the printing industry?
a) Cyan Yellow Magenta Black b) Can You Make Keylines? c) Colour Yellow Manufacturers Ink
Q3. What is a die – forme used for?
a) to cut cartons and sleeves out from the printed sheet b) to cut printing plates to size c) to hold ink pots beside the printing press
Q4. What does the term “bleed” mean?
a) an ink spill from the printing press b) a cut sustained from the sharp edge of a printing plate c) where the image on the printed sheet runs out to the edge of the sheet with no white margin
Q5. What does the ECMA stand for?
a) European Carton Manufacturers Association b) English Carton Makers Association c) Estonian Carton Makers Alumni
Q6. What is B flute?
a) tool used to blow dust out of the printing press b) a type of ink roller used inside a printing press c) a type of corrugated paperboard
Q7. What does SRP stand for?
a) Shelf Ready Packaging b) Stand Ready Print c) Standard Retail Pack
Q8. How many Helpful Guides are available on the Dollard Packaging website?
a) 7 b) 9 c) 11
Q9. What term made it into the Collins Dictionary for the first time in 2018
a) sustainability b) single-use 3) throw-away
Q10. What character from a well-known musical sang about her love of packaging?
a) Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz b) Maria from West Side Story c) Maria von Trapp from Sound of Music
Q11. How many colours are in the Pantone Matching System PMS colour swatch books? a) 789 b) 1867 c) 2571
Q12. Who invented the printing press?
a) Edward Jenner b) Johannes Gutenberg c) Alexandar Graham Bell
Q13. When was the printing press invented?
a) 1455 b) 1541 c) 1695
Q14. When was Dollard Packaging founded?
a) 1962 b) 1899 c) 1982
Q15. Which of the following is not a type of folding carton style?
a) open-ended reduced flap skillet b) hexagonal snap lock base c) full-on no-flap skillet
What does FSC stand for? a) Full-Scale Carton b) Flat Sample Carton c)
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