Camera: How Much Do You Know About Photography? Trivia Quiz

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Camera: How Much Do You Know About Photography? Trivia Quiz

Test your basic knowledge of photography. How Much Do You Know About Photography? Pictures are very powerful, and they can tell a story just by looking at them. Do you know how to take a good picture and the different cameras at your disposal? Do take this exciting quiz and get to see just how skilled you are when it comes to perfect photographs.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    F2.8 @ 60th/sec ISO 100 is equal to f4 @ ____/sec ISO 200.
    • A. 

      15th

    • B. 

      1 second

    • C. 

      80th

    • D. 

      200th

    • E. 

      60th

  • 2. 
    ISO 100 is ____ sensitive to light than ISO 800.
    • A. 

      3 stops more

    • B. 

      3 stops less

    • C. 

      2.5 stops more

    • D. 

      1 stop less

    • E. 

      4 stops less

  • 3. 
    "The decisive moment" is a quote attributed to... 
    • A. 

      Mark Seliger

    • B. 

      Joe McNally

    • C. 

      Mary Ellen Mark

    • D. 

      David Jay

    • E. 

      Henri Cartier-Bresson

  • 4. 
    Doubling flash power gains ____
    • A. 

      One stop more of light

    • B. 

      Two stops more of light

    • C. 

      Increases intensity

    • D. 

      Decreases intensity but adds distance

    • E. 

      Half a stop of light

  • 5. 
    Depth of field is controlled by which three variables? 
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Focal length

    • C. 

      ISO

    • D. 

      Camera to subject distance

    • E. 

      Subject to background distance

  • 6. 
    TTL stands for 
  • 7. 
    For a full-frame 35mm based camera system, which lens gives you the perspective most like what your eye sees?
    • A. 

      24mm

    • B. 

      28mm

    • C. 

      35mm

    • D. 

      50mm

    • E. 

      85mm

  • 8. 
    What are the three most common professional camera formats?
    • A. 

      35mm

    • B. 

      Medium format

    • C. 

      APS

    • D. 

      Hasselblad, Nikon, Canon

    • E. 

      Large format

  • 9. 
    If you want to compress the perspective of the subject and background in your photograph you would most likely _____
    • A. 

      Use a faster shutter speed

    • B. 

      Use a slower shutter speed

    • C. 

      Shoot with a 200mm lens

    • D. 

      Shoot with a 24mm lens

    • E. 

      Decrease your aperture

  • 10. 
    __________ is the photographer who is widely known for their B&W portraits against a white background shot in the southwest in the late '70s and early '80s.
    • A. 

      Gordon Parks

    • B. 

      Henri Cartier-Bresson

    • C. 

      Herb Ritts

    • D. 

      Richard Avedon

    • E. 

      Annie Liebowitz

  • 11. 
    What is one of the most foundational rules of composition?
    • A. 

      Frame within a frame

    • B. 

      Rule of fifths

    • C. 

      Rule of thirds

    • D. 

      Head in a clean spot

    • E. 

      Diagonal lines

  • 12. 
    F5.6 @ 250th/sec ISO 400 is one stop less of light then f____ @ 250th/sec ISO 100
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      6.3

    • C. 

      5.6

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      4

  • 13. 
    Fill in the missing blanks (in order) 2 - __ - 4 - __ - 8 - __ - 16 - 22 - __ 
    • A. 

      2.5 / 5.6 / 11 / 24

    • B. 

      2.2 / 5.6 / 10 / 34

    • C. 

      2.8 / 4.5 / 11 / 32

    • D. 

      2.8 / 5.6 / 11 / 32

    • E. 

      3.5 / 5 / 11 / 28

  • 14. 
    F11 @ 8th ISO 100 = 
    • A. 

      F11 @ 15th ISO 50

    • B. 

      F2.8 @ 15th ISO 400

    • C. 

      F8 @ 15th ISO 100

    • D. 

      F22 @ 1 sec ISO 100

    • E. 

      F16 @ 4th ISO 100

  • 15. 
    Aperture is also known as
    • A. 

      Depth of field

    • B. 

      Focus plane

    • C. 

      F stop

    • D. 

      Sync

    • E. 

      Priority

  • 16. 
    In aperture priority mode you set the ______ and the camera sets the _______
    • A. 

      Aperture / ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture / shutter speed

    • C. 

      Aperture / focal length

    • D. 

      Aperture / f stop

    • E. 

      Aperture / white balance

  • 17. 
    In theory, a camera that has shooting modes like portrait, landscape, night, sports, and macro, the ____ and ____ modes should result in the exact same camera settings. (in theory)
    • A. 

      Portrait / landscape

    • B. 

      Sports / portrait

    • C. 

      Macro / landscape

    • D. 

      Night / macro

    • E. 

      Sports / landscape

  • 18. 
    The color of light is measured in 
    • A. 

      Stops

    • B. 

      Degrees kelvin

    • C. 

      Cc's

    • D. 

      Bokeh

    • E. 

      Sync

  • 19. 
    A ______ is something that can be placed between the sun and the subject to diffuse the light.
    • A. 

      Flag

    • B. 

      Reflector

    • C. 

      Softbox

    • D. 

      Scrim

    • E. 

      Cutter

  • 20. 
    The three main metering modes available on most modern-day DSLRs are
    • A. 

      Spot

    • B. 

      Center weighted

    • C. 

      70/30

    • D. 

      Evaluative

    • E. 

      TTL

  • 21. 
    The camera that landed on the moon was made by...
    • A. 

      Hasselblad

    • B. 

      Nikon

    • C. 

      Canon

    • D. 

      Mamiya

    • E. 

      Leica

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