The first test will be given in class on Monday, September 30. The test will cover Section 0 through the first half of Section 9 of the notes. From Section 9, it will only cover normal vectors and the basic ideas of lighting. The test will also cover Labs 1 through 5.
The format of the test will be the usual: some essay questions and definitions; reading some code and explaining its purpose; writing some code. There will probably be some geometrical questions that ask you to work with transformations and primitives. I might give you some code and ask you what it draws. I might give you a picture and ask how it could be drawn. There will be less actual coding than on most of my tests.
Here are some terms and ideas that you should be familiar with: