Lhs History Of Photography Test

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Lhs History Of Photography Test

All Loudon High School students taking Digital Design and Imaging are required to take this test. You must have a password to login. You can take it 2 times on test day. To receive a passing grade you must make a score on 1 of the tests that is 85% or higher.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The word photography is derived from Greek words photos and graphein which literally means what? 
    • A. 

      Drawing with Light

    • B. 

      Frozen Time

    • C. 

      Captured Light

    • D. 

      Stop Motion

  • 2. 
    You are using a regular film camera. You are photographing an outdoor table-tennis competition. Which would be the best film speed to use?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      400

    • D. 

      800

  • 3. 
    ISO stands for
    • A. 

      International Organization for Standardization

    • B. 

      Integrated Sensor Operation

    • C. 

      Illumination Sensitivity Output

  • 4. 
    In what year was the first 35mm still camera developed?
    • A. 

      1901

    • B. 

      1913

    • C. 

      1929

    • D. 

      1935

  • 5. 
    At what shutter speeds is a tripod generally required?
    • A. 

      Less than 1/125 of a second

    • B. 

      Less than 1/60th of a second

    • C. 

      Less than 1/30th of a second

    • D. 

      Greater than 1/250th of a second

  • 6. 
    "What type of photography is Ansel Adams most famous for?
    • A. 

      Candid photography

    • B. 

      Landscape photography

    • C. 

      Fashion photography

    • D. 

      Documentary photography

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a photography or graphics file format?
    • A. 

      JPG

    • B. 

      DOC

    • C. 

      PNG

    • D. 

      TIFF

  • 8. 
    What type of lens would give a wider depth of field?
    • A. 

      35 mm

    • B. 

      50 mm

    • C. 

      100 mm

    • D. 

      200 mm

  • 9. 
    Depth of Field is determined by: 
    • A. 

      The size of the aperture

    • B. 

      The focal length of the lens

    • C. 

      The distance between the camera and lens

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are especially suitable for use in low-light photography? 
    • A. 

      Fast shutter speed.

    • B. 

      Slow film (low ISO rating)

    • C. 

      Telephoto lens

    • D. 

      Wide aperture

  • 11. 
    Who invented the first negative from which multiple postive prints could be made?
    • A. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • B. 

      Henry Fox Talbot

    • C. 

      George Eastman

  • 12. 
    In digital photography, having a camera with a larger number pixels increases the capability for doing what?
    • A. 

      Using faster shutter speeds

    • B. 

      Taking good pictures under different light conditions

    • C. 

      Making larger prints

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      1/2second @ f/8

    • B. 

      1/500 @ f/1.4

    • C. 

      2 minutes @ f/8

  • 14. 
    Which well known photographer worked for Rolling Stone magazine in the 1970's?
    • A. 

      Annie Leibovitz

    • B. 

      Helmut Newton

    • C. 

      Norman Parkinson

  • 15. 
    The first permanent photograph was an image produced in 1825 by the French inventor ..........
    • A. 

      Joseph Nicéphore Niépce

    • B. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • C. 

      John Herschel

  • 16. 
    In 1889, .......... invented film with a base that was flexible, unbreakable, and could be rolled.
    • A. 

      George Eastman

    • B. 

      Hamilton Smith

    • C. 

      Henry Fox Talbot

  • 17. 
    The first high quality 35mm camera was made by .........
    • A. 

      Kodak

    • B. 

      Bronica

    • C. 

      Leica

  • 18. 
    Who was the inventor of the negative / positive photographic process, the precursor to most photographic processes of the 19th & 20th centuries?
    • A. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • B. 

      Henry Fox Talbot

    • C. 

      James Clerk Maxwell

  • 19. 
    Kodak released the first commercially available, professional digital camera in what year?
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1994

  • 20. 
    This photograph called "Boulevard du Temple" was taken in late 1838 by what photography pioneer?
    • A. 

      Nicephore Niepce

    • B. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • C. 

      George Eastman

  • 21. 
    What does SLR stand for?
    • A. 

      Small Light Reflector

    • B. 

      Southern Light Reader

    • C. 

      Single Lens Reflect

  • 22. 
    The size of the opening in the lens when a picture is taken that is also measured in fstops.
    • A. 

      Shutter speed

    • B. 

      Depth of field

    • C. 

      Aperture

  • 23. 
    The length of time that the shutter in a SLR camera exposes the film to the scene you’re photographing.
    • A. 

      Shutter speed

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      ISO

  • 24. 
    Using this camera feature can help get the colors in your images as accurate as possible.
    • A. 

      Shutter speed

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      White Balance