Cinematography Ultimate Test: Trivia Quiz!

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Cinematography Ultimate Test: Trivia Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which type of shot size best describes this illustration?
    • A. 

      Extreme long shot.

    • B. 

      Long shot.

    • C. 

      Full shot.

    • D. 

      Mid shot.

    • E. 

      Close up.

    • F. 

      Extreme close up.

  • 2. 
    An establishing shot is often used at the beginning of a scene.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False,

  • 3. 
    Handheld camera movement is often used to create a sense of realism.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 4. 
    When two people are shown together in a frame like this, it is called a…
    • A. 

      Two shot.

    • B. 

      Over the shoulder shot.

    • C. 

      Close up.

    • D. 

      Mid shot.

  • 5. 
    The framing technique demonstrated in this diagram is…
    • A. 

      Look room.

    • B. 

      Head room.

    • C. 

      Rule of thirds.

    • D. 

      180 degree rule.

    • E. 

      30 degree rule.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are forms of video compression?
    • A. 

      MP4.

    • B. 

      AIFF.

    • C. 

      WMV.

    • D. 

      WAV.

    • E. 

      MOV.

    • F. 

      MP3.

    • G. 

      AVI.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are audio files?
    • A. 

      MP4.

    • B. 

      AIFF.

    • C. 

      WMV.

    • D. 

      WAV.

    • E. 

      MOV.

    • F. 

      MP3.

    • G. 

      AVI.

  • 8. 
    This aspect ratio is commonly called:
    • A. 

      Standard definition.

    • B. 

      Widescreen.

    • C. 

      High definition.

    • D. 

      MP4.

  • 9. 
    This aspect ratio is commonly called:
    • A. 

      Standard definition.

    • B. 

      Widescreen.

    • C. 

      High definition.

    • D. 

      MP4.

  • 10. 
    A point of view shot:
    • A. 

      Shows what a character sees.

    • B. 

      Shows a close up of a character.

    • C. 

      Is when the camera is positioned over a character's shoulder.

    • D. 

      Is a close up of a character's face.

  • 11. 
    The most appropriate shot size for showing the emotions on a character's face is…
    • A. 

      Extreme long shot.

    • B. 

      Long shot.

    • C. 

      Full shot.

    • D. 

      Mid shot.

    • E. 

      Close up.

    • F. 

      Extreme close up.

  • 12. 
    The most appropriate shot size for showing a character's wristwatch is…
    • A. 

      Extreme long shot.

    • B. 

      Long shot.

    • C. 

      Full shot.

    • D. 

      Mid shot.

    • E. 

      Close up.

    • F. 

      Extreme close up.

  • 13. 
    The most appropriate shot size to establish the film will occur in a city is…
    • A. 

      Extreme long shot.

    • B. 

      Long shot.

    • C. 

      Full shot.

    • D. 

      Mid shot.

    • E. 

      Close up.

    • F. 

      Extreme close up.

  • 14. 
    The most appropriate shot size to show a street with several people walking past a store is…
    • A. 

      Extreme long shot.

    • B. 

      Long shot.

    • C. 

      Full shot.

    • D. 

      Mid shot.

    • E. 

      Close up.

    • F. 

      Extreme close up.

  • 15. 
    If you want to show what a character is looking at, the most appropriate shot would be…
    • A. 

      Extreme long shot.

    • B. 

      Long shot.

    • C. 

      Full shot.

    • D. 

      Point of view shot.

    • E. 

      Two shot.

    • F. 

      Over the shoulder shot.

  • 16. 
    A zoom is…
    • A. 

      When the camera lens magnifies an image.

    • B. 

      When the camera is mounted on a moving platform and approaches the subject.

    • C. 

      The camera operator wears a special vest to achieve smooth handheld camera movement.

    • D. 

      The camera is handheld.

  • 17. 
    A 'dolly in' is…
    • A. 

      When the camera lens magnifies an image.

    • B. 

      When the camera is mounted on a moving platform and approaches the subject.

    • C. 

      The camera operator wears a special vest to achieve smooth handheld camera movement.

    • D. 

      The camera is handheld.

  • 18. 
    A steadicam is…
    • A. 

      A platform that the camera moves on.

    • B. 

      A vest that the camera operator wears to achieve smooth camera movement.

    • C. 

      A set of tracks that the camera is mounted on.

    • D. 

      An in-camera filter to stabilise footage.

  • 19. 
    A type of camera movement that follows the subject is called:
    • A. 

      A dolly shot.

    • B. 

      A steadicam shot.

    • C. 

      A tracking shot.

    • D. 

      A handheld shot.

  • 20. 
    High angle shots have the effect of:
    • A. 

      Making the subject seem powerful.

    • B. 

      Making the subject seem powerless.

    • C. 

      Making the audience identify with a character.

    • D. 

      Engaging the audience.

  • 21. 
    Low angle shots have the effect of:
    • A. 

      Making the subject seem powerful.

    • B. 

      Making the subject seem powerless.

    • C. 

      Making the audience identify with a character.

    • D. 

      Engaging the audience.

  • 22. 
    Point of view shots have the effect of:
    • A. 

      Making the subject seem powerful.

    • B. 

      Making the subject seem powerless.

    • C. 

      Making the audience identify with a character.

    • D. 

      Engaging the audience.

  • 23. 
    The framing technique demonstrated in this diagram is…
    • A. 

      The rule of thirds.

    • B. 

      The 180 degree rule.

    • C. 

      The 30 degree rule.

    • D. 

      Head room.

    • E. 

      Look room.

  • 24. 
    The rule demonstrated in this diagram is…
    • A. 

      The rule of thirds.

    • B. 

      The 180 degree rule.

    • C. 

      The 30 degree rule.

    • D. 

      Head room.

    • E. 

      Look room.

  • 25. 
    The framing technique demonstrated in this diagram is…
    • A. 

      The rule of thirds.

    • B. 

      The 180 degree rule.

    • C. 

      The 30 degree rule.

    • D. 

      Head room.

    • E. 

      Look room.