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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Most continue to claim that photography is entirely _________, according to the research of Sontag.
(a) Peaceful.
(b) Innocent.
(c) Incomplete.
(d) Truthful.

2. __________ is difficult, tedious, and performed by skilled experts, according to Sontag in this book.
(a) Carving.
(b) Painting.
(c) Photography.
(d) Sculpting.

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

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

5. Photographs are clearly superior at recording information in comparison to __________.
(a) Listening.
(b) Painting.
(c) Writing.
(d) Interviewing.

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

7. By __________, photography became an acceptable part of modern day life, according to the book.
(a) 1800.
(b) 1828.
(c) 1839.
(d) 1854.

8. Many people fear being photographed because they fear the camera's ___________ of their looks.
(a) Destroying.
(b) Capturing.
(c) Misunderstanding.
(d) Disapproval.

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

10. This chapter says that society seems to prefer ________ to things, and continues to repeat this idea throughout the text.
(a) Photographers.
(b) Ideas.
(c) Images.
(d) Honesty.

11. Others believe that photography is purely _________ and entirely devoid of interpretation in a subjective sense.
(a) Pixels.
(b) Evil.
(c) Dull.
(d) Objective.

12. Photography enjoyed a boost when the public learned that photographs could be ______________.
(a) Altered.
(b) Digitized.
(c) Destroyed.
(d) Kept forever.

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

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

15. The main question becomes whether photography is a high art or if it is merely a __________ reproduction by a machine.
(a) Documentary.
(b) Truthful.
(c) Real.
(d) Surrealistic.

Short Answer Questions

1. Photography allows painting to focus on the purely __________ of the object being captured.

2. The question becomes whether photography is a ___________ process of documentation via machine, or not.

3. Photographs present the real, but it is a ________ real of acquisition via mechanical duplication, according to the chapter.

4. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.

5. Even banal or vapid objects can be made _____________ by being photographed, according to this chapter.

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