On Photography Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Heroism of Vision.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography, like other surrealist arts, is itself ___________ and yet it is transitory, according to Sontag.
(a) Death.
(b) Stationary.
(c) Frozen in time.
(d) Confusing.

2. Photography presupposes that _____________ can be a comprehensible totality, according to Sontag.
(a) People.
(b) Children.
(c) Nature.
(d) Reality.

3. Whitman's view was challenged and entirely defeated mostly by accident by ________________.
(a) Photography.
(b) Laws.
(c) Government.
(d) Mirrors.

4. Another method of falsifying photographs is to falsely __________ them, according to Sontag's findings.
(a) Frame.
(b) Develop.
(c) Color.
(d) Caption.

5. As a result of being considered to be documentation, photographs yield a _______ that no other art form can yield.
(a) Truth.
(b) Humor.
(c) Power.
(d) Veracity.

Short Answer Questions

1. Some photographers are _________, seeking to clarify or to identify a world vision.

2. Photographs also warp our sense of _________ as they are always minute in comparison to the real object.

3. The __________ are not the same between painting and photography, though the devotion may be.

4. In his photographs, Steichen gave ___________ material importance according to Sontag.

5. What is the only thing the people in the cave who are chained to the wall can see?

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