On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through In Plato's Cave.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Camera use is especially pronounced in tourists who come from cultures that stress activity and ______________.
(a) Technology.
(b) Committment.
(c) Art.
(d) Accomplishment.

2. The prisoners in the cave see only shadows, and thus believe those shadows are the totality of ____________.
(a) Their food.
(b) Reality.
(c) Their families.
(d) Their days.

3. In relation to sexuality, the very act of photography infers a perverse ________________.
(a) Permission.
(b) Naughtiness.
(c) Enjoyment.
(d) Fetishism.

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

5. Photography seems to establish what is worth __________ and what should be in a photograph.
(a) Looking at.
(b) Worship.
(c) Money.
(d) Avoidance.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year was photography invented, according to Sontag's research as outlined in this book?

2. People with _________ are more likely to have cameras than people who do not have them.

3. Photography has made the world unable to perceive the _________ beyond the photograph, according to Sontag.

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

5. Photography is a ___________ experience because cameras are cheap, readily available, and easy to use.

(see the answer key)

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