Introduction To Photography 20 Within The School Of Global Media Studies

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Photography Quizzes & Trivia

This is a basic, simple introductory quiz to use when teaching Photography within The School of Global Media Studies.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which term describes the main thing you want your viewer to see in your photograph?
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Center of focus

    • C. 

      Focal point

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which term describes the sharpness or clarity of the subject?
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Focus

    • C. 

      Depth of field

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 3. 
    Which term describes the brightness of a photograph?
    • A. 

      Depth of field

    • B. 

      ISO

    • C. 

      Shutter

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 4. 
    What type of camera has a detachable lens?
    • A. 

      SLR

    • B. 

      Point and shoot

    • C. 

      Linhof

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What does SLR stand for?
    • A. 

      Single Reflective Lens

    • B. 

      Single Lens Reflex

    • C. 

      Single Lens Reflective

    • D. 

      Single Lens Responsory

  • 6. 
    Both AF and MF affect what part of the photo?
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Sharpness of the subject

    • C. 

      F-stop

    • D. 

      Focal length

  • 7. 
    With an SLR camera you can take photos by looking through the viewfinder or the LCD display.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which camera function will create artificial light to brighten a photograph while it's being taken?
    • A. 

      Auto Focus

    • B. 

      Exposure

    • C. 

      F-stop

    • D. 

      Flash

  • 9. 
    Which f-stop lets in more light?
    • A. 

      F2

    • B. 

      F8

    • C. 

      F16

    • D. 

      F22

  • 10. 
    Holding the shutter button halfway down will help focus the image.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which shutter speed is faster?
    • A. 

      1/60

    • B. 

      1/400

    • C. 

      1/600

    • D. 

      1/1000

  • 12. 
    Which shutter speed lets in more light?
    • A. 

      1/60

    • B. 

      1/400

    • C. 

      1/600

    • D. 

      1/1000

  • 13. 
    Which shutter speed is most likely to result in frozen motion?
    • A. 

      1/60

    • B. 

      1/400

    • C. 

      1/600

    • D. 

      1/1000

  • 14. 
    Which 3 apply directly to exposure?
    • A. 

      Focal length, f-stop, MF

    • B. 

      AF, MF, shutter speed

    • C. 

      F-stop, shutter speed, iso

    • D. 

      MF, depth of field, iso

  • 15. 
    A photo is underexposed. Which of the following actions will solve this?
    • A. 

      Increase the f-stop

    • B. 

      Change MF to AF

    • C. 

      Lengthen the shutter speed

    • D. 

      Decrease the ISO

  • 16. 
    ISO refers to the camera's sensitivity to light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    You want to take a photo with a diffused background. Which of the following actions will accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Shorten shutter speed

    • B. 

      Decrease the f stop

    • C. 

      Increase ISO

    • D. 

      Add flash

  • 18. 
    A higher ISO will result in what?
    • A. 

      Pixelation and blurring

    • B. 

      Higher exposure

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which mode should you shoot in if you want complete control of the camera settings?
    • A. 

      Manual

    • B. 

      Auto

    • C. 

      Aperture priority

    • D. 

      Shutter priority

  • 20. 
    Which term describes the difference between the lightest and darkest areas in a photograph?
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Saturation

    • D. 

      Focus

  • 21. 
    Which camera orientation is long horizontally and short vertically?
    • A. 

      Horizon

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Portrait

    • D. 

      Multi-angular

  • 22. 
    Which camera orientation is short horizontally and long vertically?
    • A. 

      Horizon

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Portrait

    • D. 

      Multi-angular

  • 23. 
    Which term describes unposed photos when the subject is not aware of being photographed?
    • A. 

      Posed

    • B. 

      Freestyle

    • C. 

      Unplanned

    • D. 

      Candid

  • 24. 
    Which term describes photos where the subject is carefully positioned by the photographer?
    • A. 

      Posed

    • B. 

      Planned

    • C. 

      Candid

    • D. 

      Freestyle

  • 25. 
    Which compositional technique places the subject away from the center of the photograph?
    • A. 

      Leading lines

    • B. 

      Framing the subject

    • C. 

      Rule of thirds

    • D. 

      Filing the frame

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