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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

4. In later times, photography came to be viewed as an art, then as a high art, and today it is esteemed as a modern __________.
(a) Travesty.
(b) High art.
(c) Young art.
(d) Rich art.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. An audience cares about the subject being photographed, yet wants little to do with the _______________.

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

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

4. "For the modernist promotion of naive art always contains a _______; that one continue to honor its hidden claim to sophistication."

5. In a sense, according to Sontag, photography actually helps to ____________ beauty as society defines it.

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