On Photography Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through America, Seen Through Photographs, Darkly.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography is a ___________ experience because cameras are cheap, readily available, and easy to use.
(a) Powerful.
(b) Younger.
(c) Rich.
(d) Democratizing.

2. Photography idealizes subjects and makes ________ of people who are in the photographs.
(a) Objects.
(b) Statues.
(c) Scarecrows.
(d) Soldiers.

3. Arbus took some pictures of 'normal' people, but contrived the pictures to make them look _____________.
(a) Rich.
(b) Ugly.
(c) Bizarre.
(d) Animalistic.

4. The camera's drive toward enabling _______________ use promotes the use of photography as a means of pornography.
(a) Silly.
(b) Untrained.
(c) Darkened.
(d) Illegal.

5. The camera can be used to intrude a form of _______ into leisure, within some cultures.
(a) Work.
(b) Achievement.
(c) Measurment.
(d) Boredom.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Like modern art, according to Sontag, photography lowers ___________ in those who view it.

3. Arbus made everybody look ________________ when she took her photographs.

4. Whitman sought in his work to find _____________ between the differences which exist.

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

(see the answer key)

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