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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography seems to establish what is worth __________ and what should be in a photograph.
(a) Avoidance.
(b) Looking at.
(c) Money.
(d) Worship.

2. What movement is capricious and inadvertent, according to Sontag?
(a) Surrealist.
(b) Realist.
(c) Nihilist.
(d) Impressionist.

3. Whitman believed humanity was welded together in _________________ instead of separated from each other.
(a) Commonality.
(b) Peace.
(c) Understanding.
(d) Truth.

4. Camera use is especially pronounced in tourists who come from cultures that stress activity and ______________.
(a) Art.
(b) Accomplishment.
(c) Technology.
(d) Committment.

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

6. Whitman's view was challenged and entirely defeated mostly by accident by ________________.
(a) Laws.
(b) Photography.
(c) Mirrors.
(d) Government.

7. Photographs do not create ___________ but they reinforce existing morality, according to Sontag.
(a) Ideas.
(b) Morals.
(c) Laws.
(d) Rules.

8. When did the largest collection photographic project take place with the help of the FSA?
(a) 1928.
(b) 1828.
(c) 1935.
(d) 1890.

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

10. Whitman wanted people to begin to look at the essential ____________ of a person in order to define a person or object.
(a) Value.
(b) Beauty.
(c) Limitations.
(d) Flaws.

11. Photographs also warp our sense of _________ as they are always minute in comparison to the real object.
(a) Scale.
(b) Value.
(c) Color.
(d) Reality.

12. What was the profession or the career choice for Whitman during his time in the world?
(a) Poet.
(b) Chemical engineer.
(c) Novelist.
(d) President.

13. What picture of Steichen's was composed of portraiture that showed the universal in the individual?
(a) Family of the Universal.
(b) Family of One.
(c) Family of All.
(d) Family of Man.

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

15. The art of taking documentary photographs instead of helping a situation is a tacit ____________ that whatever is going on should keep on happening.
(a) Permission.
(b) Joy.
(c) Encouragement.
(d) Denial.

Short Answer Questions

1. Photography also establishes what is allowable as an object of ____________, according to Sontag.

2. Unlike what the previous parts of the chapter say, Sontag goes on to say that photography can inform ____________.

3. Who helped to lead the largest collective photographic project ever in the United States?

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

5. Eventually, according to this chapter, _______________ will be photographed.

(see the answer keys)

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