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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Some champion total self ____________ for the photographer in order to capture subjects in the way that makes sense for an audience.
(a) Understanding.
(b) Control.
(c) Effacement.
(d) Aggrandizement.

2. Photographs present the real, but it is a ________ real of acquisition via mechanical duplication, according to the chapter.
(a) Darker.
(b) Sham.
(c) Weak.
(d) Truthful.

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

4. In a sense, according to Sontag, photography actually helps to ____________ beauty as society defines it.
(a) Clean up.
(b) Understand.
(c) Document.
(d) Manufacture.

5. Photographs in China are seen as another extension of _____________, which is why the film was misunderstood.
(a) Military involvement.
(b) Honesty.
(c) Morality.
(d) Cover-up.

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

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

8. Most theories of art, according to Sontag, have only proven to be __________ in retrospect as well as in their own time.
(a) Fads.
(b) Truths.
(c) Cutting edge.
(d) Worthless.

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

10. The preference in question #154 is actually used as the very definition of modern __________, according to Sontag.
(a) Literature.
(b) Expansion.
(c) Art.
(d) Society.

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

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

13. As a new art, photography constantly undergoes constant __________ as it must always be innovative.
(a) Exposure.
(b) Technological advances.
(c) Revision.
(d) Framing.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Photographs are clearly superior at recording information in comparison to __________.

2. The __________ are not the same between painting and photography, though the devotion may be.

3. Another method of falsifying photographs is to falsely __________ them, according to Sontag's findings.

4. Who was rendered with Antonioni's typical flair and technique, featuring long shots, close-ups, jarring juxtaposition, and a focus on the ordinary?

5. Photography enjoyed a boost when the public learned that photographs could be ______________.

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