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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photographs are also displayed in ___________ as paintings are for others to see and to experience.
(a) Photo albums.
(b) Schools.
(c) Banks.
(d) Galleries.

2. In the conventional wisdom right now, only beautiful things are ______________.
(a) True.
(b) Honest.
(c) Photographed.
(d) Necessary.

3. Painting is usually done of ________ subjects, while photography uses different subjects in its frames.
(a) Ugly.
(b) Pretty.
(c) Invisible.
(d) Animal.

4. "Despite the efforts of contemporary photographers to exorcise the _____________, something lingers."
(a) Demons.
(b) Abstract.
(c) Ordinary.
(d) Specter of art.

5. Some theorize that photography allows the artist to capture __________ during an off-guard moment.
(a) Goodness.
(b) Truth.
(c) Evil.
(d) Reality.

6. In China, photography is subsumed by the state _______________ apparatus, according to the book's findings.
(a) Propaganda.
(b) Christian.
(c) Government.
(d) Moral.

7. The photographic __________ need not capture or immortalize transient defects, as it was now seen in society.
(a) Album.
(b) Landscape.
(c) Family.
(d) Portrait.

8. The film that Antonioni produced about the life of the Chinese was not shown in China until _____________.
(a) 2001.
(b) 2004.
(c) 1999.
(d) 2005.

9. An audience cares about the subject being photographed, yet wants little to do with the _______________.
(a) Price.
(b) Photographer.
(c) Frame.
(d) Gallery.

10. Sontag says that some artists ___________ for the express purpose of having it photographed.
(a) Use cameras.
(b) Create their work.
(c) Go back to school.
(d) Sculpt in bronze and plaster.

11. _____________ were circulated condemning the film as a gross mischaracterization of China and the Chinese.
(a) Letters.
(b) Pamplets.
(c) Emails.
(d) Phone calls.

12. What is the question plaguing most photographic theory of the 1970s, according to Sontag in this chapter?
(a) Does the subject exist?
(b) Does art matter?
(c) How is photography real?
(d) Is photography art?

13. Even banal or vapid objects can be made _____________ by being photographed, according to this chapter.
(a) Truthful.
(b) Understood.
(c) Honest.
(d) Beautiful.

14. Painting allows for __________ vision, while photography does not require this sort of vision.
(a) Dissociative.
(b) Clear.
(c) Honest.
(d) Artisitic.

15. Chinese tastes favor well-______________ presentations within photography, according to the book.
(a) Celebrated.
(b) Honored.
(c) Centered.
(d) Discussed.

Short Answer Questions

1. It becomes imperative, in order to avoid cliche, to constantly be discovering new sources of ___________.

2. Photography freed ____________ from the reproductive arts, according to Sontag's writing in this book.

3. To what is photography continuously compared within the chapters of the book?

4. Within photography have also been loosely organized __________, though not as strong as painting has had.

5. By __________, photography became an acceptable part of modern day life, according to the book.

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