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How well do you know your fonts? Take the font quiz!

Do you consider yourself a bit of a font fanatic? Maybe it’s time you put your knowledge to the test and took our font quiz? Take a look at the sample sentences below and pick which font you think it’s written in. When you get to the end, tally up your score using the answers at the bottom (no cheating, though!) and find out how much of an expert you really are.

1.     

A)     Futura

B)     Twentieth Century

C)     Gotham

 

2.  

A)     Helvetica

B)     Analogue Pro

C)     Arial

 

3.    

A)     Arial

B)     Newhouse

C)     Helvetica

 

4.    

A)     Milo

B)     Gill Sans

C)     Arial

 

5.    

A)     Times New Roman

B)     Brigade

C)     Times

 

6.    

A)     Baskerville

B)     Serlio

C)     Times

 

7.     

A)     Metric

B)     Arial

C)     Century Gothic

 

8.     

 

A)     Silica

B)     The Serif

C)     Rockwell

                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

What did you score?

0 – 2                                                                                       
Uh oh, looks like you flubbed your fonts.

3 – 6  
You’ve got fair font knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

7 – 8 
You’re font-tastic!

    

Answers:

1. (A) 2. (C) 3. (C) 4. (B) 5. (C) 6. (A) 7. (C) 8. (A)      

                                             

Care to share your score? Pop it in the comments box below and get the conversation started. 

 

Comments

David Brookes
16 Oct 2014 14:49
Love this
Tina Mammoser
16 Oct 2014 23:02
ok, that was fun. :) Got 6 but kicking myself for getting the last one wrong!
Jennifer
20 Oct 2014 15:54
I did better than I thought I would but got my Helvetica and Arial mixed up! Oops!
Alex Wilkie
21 Oct 2014 11:18
i was rubbish
George Miller
22 Oct 2014 12:24
6. Curses. I've never seen Baskerville look so elegant!
Simon Potter
03 Nov 2014 20:14
6 - not to bad...
Netty
11 Nov 2014 15:46
I was doing so well until the last two!!! How will I live this down? :-|
Su Mwamba
16 Nov 2014 09:02
Picking just the right font can make so much difference in how your design comes across. Thanks for the fun reminder! :)
Lisa Marie Robinson
03 Dec 2014 12:24
Can't beat a bit of font fun! Got them all right but Baskerville almost threw me.
Charlotte Barrett
07 Dec 2014 21:17
Love this!
Lukasz
09 Dec 2014 13:06
not too bad! 7 out of 8!
Emma
18 Dec 2014 14:46
Tina, you are not alone, we had a few designers disappointing in themselves here!

Jennifer, Helvetica and Arial stumped me too! *shakes fist at screen in self annoyance*

George, why thank you! It does scrub well doesn't it?

Netty....I won't tell anyone, promise!

Su, we couldn't agree more and thanks.


Jack
27 Jan 2017 13:03
oh dear, looks like i need to gen up on my fonts!

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