On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Heroism of Vision.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In his photographs, Steichen gave ___________ material importance according to Sontag.
(a) Dark.
(b) Irrelevant.
(c) Disgusting.
(d) Peaceful.

2. _____________ often use cameras and practice photography as a method of certifying their travel experience.
(a) Children.
(b) Men.
(c) Tourists.
(d) Women.

3. One of the things that Sontag reminds the reader is that Surrealism is not a __________ art form.
(a) Universal.
(b) Peaceful.
(c) Honest.
(d) Scattered.

4. ________ Whitman is the focus of this chapter, even though he was not a photographer in his time.
(a) Walt.
(b) Joe.
(c) Terrence.
(d) Phillip.

5. Or is photography a ________ using an incidentally mimetic process, as referenced by Sontag in the book?
(a) High art.
(b) Assembly line.
(c) Truth telling.
(d) Forgery.

Short Answer Questions

1. The surrealist movement courts _________ and incongruous juxtaposition in its use.

2. The question becomes whether photography is a ___________ process of documentation via machine, or not.

3. The FSA project took pictures of __________ groups living in rural areas and experiencing rural problems.

4. With the help of captions, photographs can be made to speak, but the caption is obviously ____________.

5. Photography presupposes that _____________ can be a comprehensible totality, according to Sontag.

(see the answer key)

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