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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What art has had to struggle to become a high art, though others have not had to work as hard to get to that title?
(a) Photography.
(b) Painting.
(c) Carving.
(d) Sculpting.

2. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.
(a) Books.
(b) Drama.
(c) Subjects.
(d) Audiences.

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

4. Photographs are presented as sophisticated ____________, though they are made with little more than a click of a button.
(a) Sculptures.
(b) Masterpieces.
(c) Frames.
(d) Renditions.

5. The collection of photographs is carried to the extreme in ____________, where these images are horded.
(a) Magazines.
(b) Pornography.
(c) Families.
(d) Tourism.

6. In general, modern photography claims that the ___________ is irrelevant within the picture's creation.
(a) Photographer.
(b) Structure.
(c) Subject.
(d) Alignment.

7. Cartier-Bresson, in the introduction of his book, justified his unwillingness to use _________ by citing technical limitations.
(a) Tripods.
(b) Film.
(c) Digital cameras.
(d) Color.

8. ___________ often reveal beauty that is not normally seen, according to Sontag in this chapter.
(a) Books.
(b) Film slides.
(c) Frames.
(d) Cameras.

9. However, photography can also make truly beautiful things seem _________, according to Sontag.
(a) Dense.
(b) Cliche.
(c) Innocent.
(d) Happy.

10. Another method of falsifying photographs is to falsely __________ them, according to Sontag's findings.
(a) Frame.
(b) Caption.
(c) Develop.
(d) Color.

11. The question becomes whether photography is a ___________ process of documentation via machine, or not.
(a) Honored.
(b) Automatic.
(c) Truthful.
(d) Scientific.

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

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

14. In 1839, photography was briefly attacked as something ___________ and disgraceful, according to the book.
(a) Evil.
(b) Dense.
(c) Unnatural.
(d) Immoral.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Photographs can mingle documentation with __________ rendering, according to Sontag in this chapter.

2. What is the question plaguing most photographic theory of the 1970s, according to Sontag in this chapter?

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

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

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

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