On Photography Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Photographic Evangels.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In 1839, photography was briefly attacked as something ___________ and disgraceful, according to the book.
(a) Immoral.
(b) Evil.
(c) Dense.
(d) Unnatural.

2. What might separate the whole of humanity, according to Whitman in this chapter of this book?
(a) Criticisms.
(b) Beauty.
(c) Superficial distinctions.
(d) Photography.

3. The FSA program seems to indicate that when you photograph an object, you can _____________.
(a) Change it.
(b) Believe in it.
(c) Understand it.
(d) Expose it.

4. One of the things that Sontag reminds the reader is that Surrealism is not a __________ art form.
(a) Universal.
(b) Scattered.
(c) Peaceful.
(d) Honest.

5. By __________, photography became an acceptable part of modern day life, according to the book.
(a) 1800.
(b) 1828.
(c) 1839.
(d) 1854.

Short Answer Questions

1. Photographs are presented as sophisticated ____________, though they are made with little more than a click of a button.

2. Cartier-Bresson, in the introduction of his book, justified his unwillingness to use _________ by citing technical limitations.

3. Most continue to claim that photography is entirely _________, according to the research of Sontag.

4. Alfred Stieglitz produced photographs which supported Whitman's ideas, termed euphoric _____________.

5. The main question becomes whether photography is a high art or if it is merely a __________ reproduction by a machine.

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