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3D Modeling & Animation - Beginner
This knowledge test is a basic overview of some concepts every beginner of 3D Modeling & Animation should know. If you don't know an answer have a look at the UM3D Lab website. (http://um3d.dc.umich.edu/badging)
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Which of the following would be considered a "Hard Surface" model?
Which of the following would be considered an "Organic" model?
a bean bag
Which of the following is not a 3D model file format?
A "keyframe" refers to what?
How a shot is framed in a 3D camera
How 3D animation is plotted onto a timeline
A single rendered image of a 3D object
"Rendering" refers to what?
The creation of 3D objects
Generating a still image or movie clip of a 3D object
Exporting a 3D object to be used in other applications
Reducing the number of triangles in an object
"UV Mapping" is:
The process of flattening a 3D object for the purpose of mapping 2D images to the surface
The process of plotting an object's position in 3D space
The path an object travels when animated in 3D space
The process of setting up units of measure to scale an object correctly
What does sub-dividing geometry do?
Adds more polygons to a mesh, often smoothing it.
Divides a mesh in half to show a cross-section
Splits a mesh into separate objects
Simplifies an object to use less polygons
An "N-Gon" is:
A triangular-shaped polygon
A polygon with more than 4 sides
An inverted polygon
A polygon absent from the model
The "Diffuse" channel defines what property of a material?
The color or texture
Which of the following is a 3D rendering engine?
A _________________________ is a group of networked computers, used to expedite rendering times.
When rendering a final animation, it is preferred to export as:
Which of the following naming conventions would not be interpreted correctly if generating sequential renders?
"Spline" or "NURBS" modeling is NOT commonly used for:
Modeling a car
Modeling an animated person
The center point of a 3D scene is called the:
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