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. Edward Steichen photographed __________ objects to demonstrate technique and insight within photography.
(a) Vapid.
(b) Normal.
(c) Still.
(d) Moving.

2. Painting is usually done of ________ subjects, while photography uses different subjects in its frames.
(a) Ugly.
(b) Invisible.
(c) Animal.
(d) Pretty.

3. Photographs also warp our sense of _________ as they are always minute in comparison to the real object.
(a) Reality.
(b) Color.
(c) Value.
(d) Scale.

4. Surrealism, like photography, seeks to look at ___________ objects, according to those who deem them so.
(a) Dark.
(b) Important.
(c) Dramatic.
(d) Useful.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.

2. According to Sontag, photographs are held to be definitive ___________, though Sontag does not support this idea with facts.

3. The question becomes whether photography is a ___________ process of documentation via machine, or not.

4. Photography idealizes subjects and makes ________ of people who are in the photographs.

5. What kind of takeover did photography's influence lead to, according to Sontag?

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