On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Melancholy Objects.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Photography, like other surrealist arts, is itself ___________ and yet it is transitory, according to Sontag.
(a) Death.
(b) Stationary.
(c) Confusing.
(d) Frozen in time.

3. Arbus simply strove to present the subjects of her photographs as ____________ to the viewers.
(a) Normal.
(b) Freaks.
(c) Scary.
(d) Deadly.

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

5. Photography yields to viewers _____________ to look and to act as a sort of voyeur without repercussion.
(a) A push.
(b) A need.
(c) Permission.
(d) A desire.

Short Answer Questions

1. Arbus admitted to the fact that her own work violated her own ______________ because of its content.

2. Surrealism is bound by ________ and is dated in its contents, according to Sontag.

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

4. Photography allows all of the goals of surrealism to conflate into a _________ art, according to Sontag.

5. Camera use is especially pronounced in tourists who come from cultures that stress activity and ______________.

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