On Photography Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Image-World.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In later times, photography came to be viewed as an art, then as a high art, and today it is esteemed as a modern __________.
(a) High art.
(b) Rich art.
(c) Young art.
(d) Travesty.

2. However, photography can also make truly beautiful things seem _________, according to Sontag.
(a) Happy.
(b) Dense.
(c) Cliche.
(d) Innocent.

3. The program with the FSA resulted in political and social _________ being placed on the rural poor.
(a) Attention.
(b) Power.
(c) Pressure.
(d) Pity.

4. Photographs become ______________; they record the injuries time does to objects.
(a) Artifacts.
(b) Stories.
(c) Arguments.
(d) Mementos.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In relation to sexuality, the very act of photography infers a perverse ________________.

2. The main question becomes whether photography is a high art or if it is merely a __________ reproduction by a machine.

3. What kind of photographer is interested in the awakening consciousness?

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

5. Sontag says that some artists ___________ for the express purpose of having it photographed.

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