Diane Arbus: A Biography Test | Final Test - Easy

Patricia Bosworth
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photographers of the 30's were described as "_______" recorders.
(a) Frivolous.
(b) Tempestuous.
(c) Benevolent.
(d) Aggressive.

2. For how long would Diane photograph?
(a) Until the sun came up.
(b) Until she ran out of film.
(c) Until her subject got tired.
(d) Until her cab arrived.

3. What word does Bosworth use to describe the reaction to Diane's show at the Museum of Modern Art?
(a) Mesmerized.
(b) Indifferent.
(c) Astonished.
(d) Violent.

4. What interests did Israel and Diane have in common?
(a) Their infidelity.
(b) Their fascination with the dangerous.
(c) Their educational background.
(d) Their upbringing.

5. What side of New York did Esquire want to exhibit?
(a) The youth.
(b) The poverty.
(c) The celebrity.
(d) Both extremes.

6. What void was Diane trying to fill through risky behavior?
(a) Her daughter's absence.
(b) Allan's absence.
(c) Her lack of inspiration.
(d) Her drug withdrawal.

7. Diane's specific assignment for the Esquire photo shoot was "_______."
(a) Nightlife.
(b) A work day.
(c) Children.
(d) Early morning.

8. In 1959, Esquire adopted a ______ approach to art.
(a) Liberal.
(b) Traditional.
(c) Conservative.
(d) Contemporary.

9. After photographing her dead grandfather, she said, "I didn't really ______ him."
(a) Like.
(b) Hate.
(c) Know.
(d) Adore.

10. How did Diane and Allan give the illusion of still being together?
(a) By going on public dates.
(b) By having family photos.
(c) By sharing an apartment.
(d) By entertaining together.

11. What fundraiser were Diane and Bosworth attending in 1970?
(a) The Chicago Seven Defense.
(b) The Race for the Cure.
(c) The War Relief.
(d) The Salvation Army.

12. Marvin Israel was Diane's mentor and _______.
(a) Lover.
(b) Critic.
(c) Cousin.
(d) Boss.

13. Israel and his wife are described as an _____ couple.
(a) Eccentric.
(b) Odd.
(c) Loving.
(d) Isolated.

14. Diane wanted to capture the "_________" of nudists.
(a) Earthiness.
(b) Inhibition.
(c) Absurdity.
(d) Beauty.

15. Diane's work is considered a thorough study of what?
(a) Society.
(b) Family ties.
(c) The times.
(d) Her life.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Allan feel about the development of his acting career?

2. Who became the executrix of Diane's estate?

3. In the Afterword, Bosworth refers to the 1960's as "_______."

4. According to Bosworth in the Afterword, how was Diane like so many other artists?

5. What did Diane experience in her work during her life?

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