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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whitman strove to argue that the world should be seen as a ______________ whole, welded together.
(a) Homogeneous.
(b) Peaceful.
(c) Heterogeneous.
(d) Hand-holding.

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

3. As the text says, "Hobbesian man roams the streets, quite visible, with ____________ in his hair."
(a) Glitter.
(b) Blood.
(c) Lace.
(d) A ribbon.

4. What was the name of the story to which the name of this chapter refers?
(a) Plato's Cave.
(b) Plato's Republic.
(c) The Republic of Plato.
(d) The Loyalty of Plato.

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

6. Alfred Stieglitz produced photographs which supported Whitman's ideas, termed euphoric _____________.
(a) Truthism.
(b) Picarism.
(c) Humanism.
(d) Realism.

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

8. Some photographers are _________, seeking to clarify or to identify a world vision.
(a) Students.
(b) Scientists.
(c) Teachers.
(d) Moralists.

9. In what year was photography invented, according to Sontag's research as outlined in this book?
(a) 1839.
(b) 1812.
(c) 1818.
(d) 1828.

10. Edward Steichen photographed __________ objects to demonstrate technique and insight within photography.
(a) Moving.
(b) Normal.
(c) Vapid.
(d) Still.

11. What might separate the whole of humanity, according to Whitman in this chapter of this book?
(a) Photography.
(b) Superficial distinctions.
(c) Beauty.
(d) Criticisms.

12. Eventually, according to this chapter, _______________ will be photographed.
(a) The world's darkness.
(b) Nothing.
(c) All humans.
(d) Everything.

13. Photography makes a compassionate response to presented images ________________.
(a) Modern.
(b) Positive.
(c) Irrelevant.
(d) Obscure.

14. A photograph seems to be taken in order to guarantee that the event has actually ___________.
(a) Been a success.
(b) Touched others in the event.
(c) Begun.
(d) Transpired.

15. What did the acronym FSA stand for in relation to the most ambitious collection photographic project?
(a) Farm Service Administration.
(b) Farm Security Administration.
(c) Farm Settler Administration.
(d) Farm Service Association.

Short Answer Questions

1. To Whitman, the ___________ was important and it was critical to accept this truth.

2. Photographs appropriate place and identity by the act of _________ reproduction, according to Sontag.

3. What picture of Steichen's was composed of portraiture that showed the universal in the individual?

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

5. What is NOT one of the things Sontag points out that photography seeks to look at?

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