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. In what year was photography invented, according to Sontag's research as outlined in this book?
(a) 1818.
(b) 1828.
(c) 1812.
(d) 1839.

2. A photograph can only convey ____________of something, but gives no real information about the subject.
(a) A picture.
(b) A shape.
(c) A word.
(d) A sense.

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

4. Eventually, according to this chapter, _______________ will be photographed.
(a) The world's darkness.
(b) Nothing.
(c) Everything.
(d) All humans.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Photographs now impose standards of art, culture, and ________ in the world, according to this chapter.

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

4. Sontag defines photography as an aid to ______________ in the opening chapter.

5. Photography also establishes what is allowable as an object of ____________, according to Sontag.

(see the answer key)

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