First Semester Image Technology Exam

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  • 1. 
    The _________projects (casts) an enlarged image from the negative onto a sheet of photo paper.
    • A. 

      Easel

    • B. 

      Safelight

    • C. 

      Enlarger

    • D. 

      Grain magnifier

  • 2. 
    The enlarging _____ holds the photo paper flat under the enlarger lens and provides the mask for the white border around the print.
    • A. 

      Grain magnifier

    • B. 

      Enlarger

    • C. 

      Safelight

    • D. 

      Easel

  • 3. 
    A shutter in the enlarger lens controls the length of exposure.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Undeveloped film is generally sensitive to rays from the safelight and will be fogged if exposed to the light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is best to use to trim photo paper to size in the dim light of a darkroom:
    • A. 

      Scissors

    • B. 

      Paper cutter

    • C. 

      Knife

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    When making prints, you should pick the prints up with your hands to move them from processing tray to processing tray.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    For best results, print-processing _____ must be fresh, free of contamination, and mixed as recommended by the manufacturer.
    • A. 

      Trays

    • B. 

      Paper

    • C. 

      Safelights

    • D. 

      Chemicals

  • 8. 
    Since _____ papers do not absorb processing chemicals, fixing, washing, and drying times are shortened.
    • A. 

      Fiber base

    • B. 

      Resin coated

  • 9. 
    Which surface texture in photo print paper shows details most clearly?
    • A. 

      Glossy

    • B. 

      Semi-matte

    • C. 

      Pearl

    • D. 

      Silk

    • E. 

      Fabric

  • 10. 
    The weight of a photo print paper refers to its thickness.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    A high contrast paper is used with a _____ contrast negative.
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

  • 12. 
    The darkroom should be kept spotlessly clean because dust and dirt will cause spotted prints.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The correct order of developing chemicals is :
    • A. 

      Fixer, stop bath, developer

    • B. 

      Developer, fixer, stop bath

    • C. 

      Fixer, developer, stop bath

    • D. 

      Developer, stop bath, fixer

    • E. 

      Stop bath, developer, fixer

  • 14. 
    Scratch remover is useful in eliminating scratches on the emulsion side of a negative.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The elimination of unwanted areas on a print is called:
    • A. 

      Burning-in

    • B. 

      Cropping

    • C. 

      Dodging

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    When part of an enlargement is too light, the light area can be given additional exposure.  This is called:
    • A. 

      Burning-in

    • B. 

      Cropping

    • C. 

      Dodging

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    A _____ is a light-tight box made to expose light-sensitive material (film).
    • A. 

      Light meter

    • B. 

      Enlarger

    • C. 

      F-stop

    • D. 

      Camera

  • 18. 
    A _____ is a device something like a window blind that controls the length of exposure.
    • A. 

      Tripod

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      F-stop

    • D. 

      Shutter

  • 19. 
    When the shutter is opened, _____ passes through the lens and focuses on the film.
    • A. 

      Subject

    • B. 

      Shutter

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Photographic chemicals

  • 20. 
    The _____ controls the amount of light admitted into the camera.
    • A. 

      Film speed

    • B. 

      Zoom control

    • C. 

      Diaphragm

    • D. 

      Focus control

  • 21. 
    Which shutter speed would you use to stop the action of a runner?
    • A. 

      1 second

    • B. 

      1/8 second

    • C. 

      1/15 second

    • D. 

      1/500 second

  • 22. 
    Shutter speeds of _____ second or faster are needed when the camera is hand held using a normal lens.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      1/8

    • C. 

      1/15

    • D. 

      1/30

  • 23. 
    The photographer uses the  _____ to aim and compose the picture.
    • A. 

      Zoom control

    • B. 

      Focus control

    • C. 

      View finder

    • D. 

      Aperture

  • 24. 
    _____ _____ opens the shutter and exposes the film.
    • A. 

      Zoom control

    • B. 

      Focus control

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Shutter release

  • 25. 
    In which of the following camera modes of operation is the lens aperture and shutter speed set by hand:
    • A. 

      Automatic

    • B. 

      Manual

    • C. 

      Automatic focusing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 26. 
    In automatic program system, the camera selects both shutter speed and aperture opening.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    When loading a camera, the emulsion side (dull surface) of the film is always _____ the shutter.
    • A. 

      Away from

    • B. 

      Toward

  • 28. 
    Blurred of "fuzzy" pictures will result from camera movement or vibration.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Telephoto and close-up lenses emphasize camera _____ .
    • A. 

      Film speed

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      F-stop

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 30. 
    For sharp photos when hand holding the camera, a good rule of thumb is to use a shutter speed equal to the inverse (turned upside-down) of the lens' focal length.  This means that a camera with a 250 mm lens should not be hand held at less the _____ second.
    • A. 

      1/30

    • B. 

      1/60

    • C. 

      1/125

    • D. 

      1/250

  • 31. 
    A camera should be supported by a _____ when there is not enough light to use at least a 1/30 second shutter speed or for close-up photography.
    • A. 

      Zoom control

    • B. 

      Film speed

    • C. 

      Tripod

    • D. 

      Shutter speed

  • 32. 
    The shutter release should be depressed in a _____ motion for sharp photos.
    • A. 

      Smooth

    • B. 

      Quick "jab"

  • 33. 
    Proper focusing is required for sharp pictures.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    The distance between the nearest and farthest object in a scene that appears in acceptability sharp focus is the _____ _____ _____ .
    • A. 

      Focus ring control

    • B. 

      Zoom ring control

    • C. 

      Camera shake control

    • D. 

      Depth of field

  • 35. 
    The _____ the focal length is, the greater the depth of field will be.
    • A. 

      Shorter

    • B. 

      Longer

  • 36. 
    Depth of field is increases as the lens aperture becomes _____ .
    • A. 

      Smaller

    • B. 

      Larger

  • 37. 
    Depth of field _____ the farther away the subject is from the camera.
    • A. 

      Decreases

    • B. 

      Increases

  • 38. 
    A _____ _____ is used to measure the amount of light that reaches the film.
    • A. 

      Focus control

    • B. 

      Zoom control

    • C. 

      Light meter

    • D. 

      Tripod mount

  • 39. 
    If you have no light meter, you can determine the proper exposure setting by:
    • A. 

      Asking a friend

    • B. 

      Guessing

    • C. 

      Following suggestions on the film data sheet

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    _____ light meters are pointed at the subject from the same direction as the camera.
    • A. 

      Reflected

    • B. 

      Incident

  • 41. 
    _____ light meters must be held near the subject and pointed at the camera or the light source.
    • A. 

      Reflected

    • B. 

      Incident

  • 42. 
    Moving the camera to follow a subject that is moving is called _____.
    • A. 

      Micro

    • B. 

      Macro

    • C. 

      Zooming

    • D. 

      Panning

  • 43. 
    The technique of partially or totally surrounding the primary subject with an object or objects in the foreground is called _____.
    • A. 

      Backlighting

    • B. 

      Zooming

    • C. 

      Framing

    • D. 

      Panning

  • 44. 
    When taking pictures, to avoid such things as a tree (growing) out of the subject's head, use a _____ that is uncluttered.
    • A. 

      Side light

    • B. 

      Back light

    • C. 

      Foreground

    • D. 

      Background

  • 45. 
    An interesting photograph should have a _____ _____ _____.
    • A. 

      Panning eligibility marker

    • B. 

      Zoom control point

    • C. 

      Point of interest

    • D. 

      Point of no return

  • 46. 
    Photographic film is a thin sheet or strip of flexible plastic coated with a light-sensitive material called an _____ .
    • A. 

      Shutter speed

    • B. 

      Film speed

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Emulsion

  • 47. 
    A transparency is a _____ image made on film.
    • A. 

      Positive

    • B. 

      Negative

  • 48. 
    A 6 x 7 cm film fits a camera which produces a negative of which size?
    • A. 

      10.2 x 12.7 cm

    • B. 

      6 cm

    • C. 

      6 x 7 cm

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    Bulk fim should only be purchased if it is to be used within a year.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    _____ type cameras are easy to load because no film threading is required.
    • A. 

      Roll

    • B. 

      Cartridge

  • 51. 
    Sheet film is used primarily in _____ format cameras.
    • A. 

      Large

    • B. 

      Small

  • 52. 
    As a general rule, image sharpness improves as graininess _____ .
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 53. 
    Film speed is a measure of a film's sensitivity to _____.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Camera shake

    • C. 

      Subject

    • D. 

      Light

  • 54. 
    A _____ film would be useful to photograph dimly lit subjects, rapidly moving subjects, or when good depth of field is desired.
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Slow

  • 55. 
    A _____ film would be useful in photographing bright scenes or long exposures.
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Slow

  • 56. 
    Fim reacts when light strikes some of the tiny _____ halide crystals during exposure.
    • A. 

      Steel

    • B. 

      Aluminum

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Silver

  • 57. 
    A light subject reflects a great amount of light back to the film and produces a _____ area on the negative.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Dark

  • 58. 
    A _____ density is preferred in a negative.
    • A. 

      Low

    • B. 

      Moderate

    • C. 

      High

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 59. 
    A film with an ISO of 400 is _____ as fast as a film with an ISO of 200.
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      Twice

  • 60. 
    Unprocessed film can be damaged by:
    • A. 

      High humidity

    • B. 

      High temperature

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 61. 
    After it has gone through the development process, the film is known as a _____ because the image is the exact opposite of the subject photographed.
    • A. 

      Piece

    • B. 

      Strip

    • C. 

      Negative

    • D. 

      Gelatin

  • 62. 
    Light areas of a subject are seen as _____ areas on a negative.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Dark

  • 63. 
    The  _____ changes exposed silver salts into black metallic silver, which brings out the image on the film.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Developer

    • C. 

      Stop bath

    • D. 

      Fixer

  • 64. 
    _____ _____ neutralizes (makes inactive) the developer and prevents further development.
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Fixer

    • C. 

      Stop bath

    • D. 

      Developer

  • 65. 
    _____ dissolves all remaining unexposed silver salts in the film emulsion so that the salts can be removed by washing the film in running water.
    • A. 

      Developer

    • B. 

      Stop bath

    • C. 

      Fixer

    • D. 

      Water

  • 66. 
    Film should not be exposed to light until the fixing cycle is complete.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    An accurate _____ is a must when processing film.
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      Thermometer

    • C. 

      Contamination

    • D. 

      Light meter

  • 68. 
    Exposed film must be wound on the reel in complete darkness. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    Once film is loaded into the developing tank and the lid is locked in place, the lights can be turned on. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    If a developing solution has a dilution factor of 1:3, the mixture contains one part developer and three parts water.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 71. 
    The developing tank should be rapped on a hard surface several times during the first minute of development to dislodge _____ _____ that may be clinging to the film.
    • A. 

      Halide particles

    • B. 

      Silver crystals

    • C. 

      Air bubbles

    • D. 

      Chemical residue

  • 72. 
    After the developer has been drained from the tank, pour in:
    • A. 

      The fixer

    • B. 

      More developer

    • C. 

      The stop bath

    • D. 

      Hypo clearing solution

  • 73. 
    A hypo clearing solution will greatly _____ wash time.
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Reduce

  • 74. 
    Film negatives should be stored in regular postal envelopes.  (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 75. 
    Success in capturing a subject depends on the photographer's skill in controlling _____ .
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      The enlarger

  • 76. 
    For a front lighted scene, keep the sun behind the _____ .
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      Subject

  • 77. 
    Static electricity can cause bulbs to flash unexpectedly. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 78. 
    Modern electronic flashes have a very short duration that allows them to _____ action.
    • A. 

      Clock

    • B. 

      Enlarge

    • C. 

      Blur

    • D. 

      Freeze

  • 79. 
    An electronic flash may be powered by which of the following sources:
    • A. 

      AC "House current" power

    • B. 

      Rechargeable nickel cadmium batteries

    • C. 

      Disposable batteries

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 80. 
    At distance from the flash to the subject increases, the amount of light needed to make an exposure _____, but at a faster rate.
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 81. 
    _____ flash is an indoor lighting technique that illuminates the subject by reflecting light from the flash off the ceiling or a wall.
    • A. 

      Short

    • B. 

      Long

    • C. 

      Bounce

    • D. 

      Rapid

  • 82. 
    _____ flash is used outdoors when part of the subject is shaded.
    • A. 

      Super

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Subtract

    • D. 

      Fill-in

  • 83. 
    You can avoid "red eye" or "white eye" when taking photographs by:
    • A. 

      Moving the flash a short distance away from the camera.

    • B. 

      Having the subject look slightly away from the flash.

    • C. 

      Both a. and b.

    • D. 

      None of the above.