Photography Quiz: Camera Controls And Exposure

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Photography Quiz: Camera Controls And Exposure

Want to enhance your knowledge about camera controls and exposure? This quiz can help. We all come across moments in our daily lives that are worth remembering. Photography allows us to capture anything we want. Pictures help us relive memories and remember people, places, feelings, etc. This is a quiz for beginning photography students to help them understand the camera's hardware, functioning, and take the best shots every time. Go for it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which control changes the volume of light entering the camera?
    • A. 

      Shutter

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      ISO

    • D. 

      Focus

  • 2. 
    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. 

      1/30 and f11

    • D. 

      1/500 and f4

  • 3. 
    What do we call a lens with a focal length longer than the standard?
    • A. 

      Telephoto

    • B. 

      Zoom

    • C. 

      Wide Angle

    • D. 

      Macro

  • 4. 
    Which shutter speed is better for stopping action?
    • A. 

      1/60

    • B. 

      1/500

  • 5. 
    Which aperture gives greater depth of field?
    • A. 

      F22

    • B. 

      F2.8

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a factor in depth of field? (you may check more than one)
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Shutter speed

    • C. 

      Focusing distance

    • D. 

      Focal length

  • 7. 
    If your metered exposure is 1/60 at f8, which would be an equivalent exposure which would give shallower focus?
    • A. 

      1/8 at f22

    • B. 

      1/1000 at f2

    • C. 

      1/500 at f22

    • D. 

      1/15 at f2.8

  • 8. 
    Which ISO will generally produce more noise?
    • A. 

      1600

    • B. 

      100

  • 9. 
    Shooting at shutter speeds lower than 1/60 would require a tripod to avoid blur due to camera shake?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You are indoors and your metered exposure is 1/15 at f4, using ISO 200.  You don't have a tripod, or anywhere to steady your camera.  Which would be the best option for an equivalent exposure which would produce a sharp image?
    • A. 

      1/15 at f4, ISO 800

    • B. 

      1/60 at f5.6, ISO 1600

    • C. 

      1/2 at f11, ISO 200

    • D. 

      1/125 at f2.8, ISO 200

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