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This test consists of 5 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.

Short Answer Questions

1. In general, modern photography claims that the ___________ is irrelevant within the picture's creation.

2. Cartier-Bresson, in the introduction of his book, justified his unwillingness to use _________ by citing technical limitations.

3. ___________ often reveal beauty that is not normally seen, according to Sontag in this chapter.

4. However, photography can also make truly beautiful things seem _________, according to Sontag.

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

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