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. Photographs appropriate place and identity by the act of _________ reproduction, according to Sontag.
(a) Mimetic.
(b) Truthful.
(c) Proper.
(d) Sharp.

2. Photography presupposes that _____________ can be a comprehensible totality, according to Sontag.
(a) Children.
(b) Nature.
(c) People.
(d) Reality.

3. Photography enjoyed a boost when the public learned that photographs could be ______________.
(a) Kept forever.
(b) Digitized.
(c) Destroyed.
(d) Altered.

4. ___________ often reveal beauty that is not normally seen, according to Sontag in this chapter.
(a) Books.
(b) Film slides.
(c) Cameras.
(d) Frames.

5. The main question becomes whether photography is a high art or if it is merely a __________ reproduction by a machine.
(a) Documentary.
(b) Truthful.
(c) Surrealistic.
(d) Real.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whitman wanted others to realize that the _____________ was a part of the universal.

2. The camera's drive toward enabling _______________ use promotes the use of photography as a means of pornography.

3. The Chinese government denounced Antonioni's film as anti-Chinese and anti-___________.

4. According to Sontag, photographs are held to be definitive ___________, though Sontag does not support this idea with facts.

5. Some theorize that the practice of photography allows the disclosure of a ___________ truth.

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