Test Your Photography Knowledge

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Photography Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge on photography


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which f-stop give you the least depth of field in a photograph?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      2.8

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      8

  • 2. 
    To freeze action in a photograph, which shutter speed would work best?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      1/60

    • C. 

      1/1000

    • D. 

      1/45

  • 3. 
     If you want to blur an image, do you use a slower or faster shutter speed? _________
    • A. 

      Slower

    • B. 

      Faster

  • 4. 
    Which f stop gives you the greatest depth of field?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      2.8

  • 5. 
    Aperture, _________ , and ______________ play a major role in exposure.
  • 6. 
    What controls length of time light enters the camera?
    • A. 

      Shutter

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      ISO

  • 7. 
    If your metered exposure was 1/125 and f8, which would be an equivalent exposure?                                   
    • A. 

      1/500 and f16

    • B. 

      1/60 and f16

    • C. 

      1/60 and f11

    • D. 

      1/500 and f4

  • 8. 
    What do we call a lens with a focal length longer than the standard?
    • A. 

      Telephoto

    • B. 

      Zoom

    • C. 

      Wide Angle

    • D. 

      Macro

  • 9. 
    Which ISO will generally produce more noise?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      1600

  • 10. 
    As a general rule of thumb, after what shutter speed do you need to use a tripod?
  • 11. 
    What does the ISO value represent?
    • A. 

      Film speed

    • B. 

      Film/sensor's sensitivity to light

    • C. 

      Both

  • 12. 
    How much light will an f-stop of f/2.8 let through compared to an f-stop of 4?
    • A. 

      Half as much

    • B. 

      Twice as much

    • C. 

      About the same

    • D. 

      Four times as much

  • 13. 
    Which shutter speed should you use to take a photo of moving water?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      1/1000

  • 14. 
    What is the purpose of a tripod?
    • A. 

      To avoid camera shake at fast shutter speeds

    • B. 

      To avoid camera shake at small apertures

    • C. 

      To avoid camera shake at slow shutter speeds

    • D. 

      To avoid camera shake at large apertures

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