Design Technology II   Black and White Newspaper Ad Project

Student Name:_____________________________________

Newspaper Ad Dimensions Quiz

Step one: Read the Newspaper Column Inch Tutorial.
Step two: Print out this page.
Step three: On the printout, answer the following questions and turn in to your technology instructor to receive credit for this exercise.

1. Based on the examples in the tutorial, what would be the dimensions of a 60 col. inch ad 6 columns wide?

6 Col. x _____"

2. Figure the possible dimensions of a 72 col. inch ad on a six column newspaper page. 21 1/4" is the maximum column height.

a) 2 Col. x _____"

b) 3 Col. x _____"

c) 4 Col. x _____"

d) 5 Col. x _____"

e) 6 Col. x _____"

3. Figure the possible dimensions of a 54 col. inch ad on a 5 column newspaper page. 21 1/4" is the maximum column height.

Spokesman Review Specifications:

Tabloid Column Measurements

1 Column = 2- 1/16"
2 Column = 4- 1/14"
3 Column = 6- 7/16"
4 Column = 8- 5/8"
5 Column = 10 13/16"

Maximum Column Height = 21 1/4"

a) 2 Col. x _____"

b) 3 Col. x _____"

c) 4 Col. x _____"

d) 5 Col. x _____"

e) 6 Col. x _____"

What are the possible dimensions for your Spokesman Review Ad?