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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following magazines was NOT devoted entirely to photography?
(a) Picture Post.
(b) Vu.
(c) National Geographic.
(d) Life.

2. The first war photographer, whose work garnered him the position as "official photographer" of the Crimean War, was which of the following?
(a) Ernst Friedrich.
(b) Edmund Gosse.
(c) Robert Capa.
(d) Roger Fenton.

3. Sontag notes that at the time Virginia Woolf wrote "Three Guineas," war journalism was different than it is now. How was it different?
(a) It was more common.
(b) It was less graphic.
(c) It was more disturbing.
(d) It was less prevalent.

4. Sontag claims that Jacques Callot's 1633 painting, "The Miseries and Misfortunes of War" was unprecedented for which of the following reasons?
(a) The painting glorified the horrors of war.
(b) The painting emphasized the savagery of the conquering army.
(c) The painting was the first anti-war protest work.
(d) The painting portrayed shocking violence and bloodshed.

5. Sontag criticizes American portrayals of U.S. military strategy, saying that war museums do not emphasize which of the following?
(a) The victims of U.S. military force.
(b) U.S. use of disproportionate fire power.
(c) U.S. defeat in battle.
(d) War crimes committed by United States officers.

Short Answer Questions

1. The footage from a 1898 charge of Colonel Roosevelt's volunteer cavalry, the Rough Riders, was replaced with film of a staged charge later for which of the following reasons?

2. Sontag lists which of the following as images that the artist "takes"?

3. Sontag argues that creating lasting interest in war image requires which of the following?

4. Fenton received directions from the War Office to do which of the following?

5. Sontag calls for the reader's sympathy for the wounded Taliban soldier whose pain graced the cover of "The New York Times" by suggesting which of the following?

(see the answer key)

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