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. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.
(a) Drama.
(b) Books.
(c) Subjects.
(d) Audiences.

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

3. A photograph is reliable as it is contrived through a __________, hence putatively reliable, process.
(a) Technological.
(b) Solid.
(c) Mechanical.
(d) Effective.

4. Just like painting and other forms of art, photography has had various ____________.
(a) Movements.
(b) Authors.
(c) Innovations.
(d) Critics.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Others believe that photography is purely _________ and entirely devoid of interpretation in a subjective sense.

2. Who invited Antonioni to make a film about the Chinese life and its culture?

3. "For the modernist promotion of naive art always contains a _______; that one continue to honor its hidden claim to sophistication."

4. Arbus simply strove to present the subjects of her photographs as ____________ to the viewers.

5. ________ Whitman is the focus of this chapter, even though he was not a photographer in his time.

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