On Photography Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In general, modern photography claims that the ___________ is irrelevant within the picture's creation.
(a) Subject.
(b) Alignment.
(c) Photographer.
(d) Structure.

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

3. In the conventional wisdom right now, only beautiful things are ______________.
(a) Necessary.
(b) Photographed.
(c) Honest.
(d) True.

4. Early in their history, photographs entered __________ where they were displayed in shows as were paintings.
(a) Schools.
(b) Museums.
(c) Hotels.
(d) Grocery stores.

5. Some photographers are ___________, seeking to document and visually examine the world.
(a) Students.
(b) Moralists.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Scientists.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. The cave allegory speaks of __________ chained to a wall within the story itself.

3. As the text says, "Hobbesian man roams the streets, quite visible, with ____________ in his hair."

4. However, photography can also make truly beautiful things seem _________, according to Sontag.

5. Unlike what the previous parts of the chapter say, Sontag goes on to say that photography can inform ____________.

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