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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Photography requires dissociative __________ when the person is photographing an item or object.
(a) Touches.
(b) Memory.
(c) Understanding.
(d) Seeing.

2. Photography freed ____________ from the reproductive arts, according to Sontag's writing in this book.
(a) Painting.
(b) Stage plays.
(c) Carving.
(d) Sculpting.

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

4. And others believe that all proficient photographers must metaphysically ________ the object which they are photographing.
(a) Become.
(b) Connect with.
(c) Link to.
(d) Understand.

5. Who is NOT one of the authors presented in the section about photography in the literary world?
(a) Thomas Mann.
(b) Marcel Proust.
(c) Herman Melville.
(d) William Shakespeare.

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

7. Balzac was one of many philosophers who believed that photographs are somehow permanently invasive of the process of ________.
(a) Experience.
(b) Reality.
(c) Discovery.
(d) Truth.

8. According to the beginning of this chapter, photographs discover ___________.
(a) Truth.
(b) Innocence.
(c) Peace.
(d) Beauty.

9. Photography allows painting to focus on the purely __________ of the object being captured.
(a) Abstract.
(b) Dark.
(c) Impressionistic.
(d) Unaware.

10. Sontag seems stereotype inscrutable Chinese values, smacking of the anti-Chinese ____________ in her time.
(a) Understanding.
(b) Feelings.
(c) Movement.
(d) Rhetoric.

11. Photography is published in books with _______ of white space and precise layouts, making it seem artistic.
(a) Frames.
(b) Backgrounds.
(c) Images.
(d) Spaces.

12. Who was rendered with Antonioni's typical flair and technique, featuring long shots, close-ups, jarring juxtaposition, and a focus on the ordinary?
(a) Chung Koan.
(b) Ching Kon.
(c) Chung Kuo.
(d) Chang Kon.

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

14. Many tribes view the act of taking pictures of something or of someone as ______________.
(a) Evil.
(b) Unnecessary.
(c) Soul stealing.
(d) Truthful.

15. What kind of film did Antonioni make about the Chinese culture and family life?
(a) Drama.
(b) Comedy.
(c) Action.
(d) Documentary.

Short Answer Questions

1. Many people fear being photographed because they fear the camera's ___________ of their looks.

2. Early in their history, photographs entered __________ where they were displayed in shows as were paintings.

3. Sontag says that some artists ___________ for the express purpose of having it photographed.

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

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

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