1st Quarter Photography Test

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1st Quarter Photography Test - Quiz

This is the 1st quarter test for photography. It encompasses some photography history, basic camera settings and tips, tricks, and advice from Scott Kelby's Books.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you like most about this class so far?  What would you like to change/add/do in the 2nd Quarter?
  • 2. 
    The Pinhole Camera was
    • A. 

      A simple camera without a lens

    • B. 

      A small room used to capture images

    • C. 

      Useful because of it's large aperture

    • D. 

      The first practical photographic process

  • 3. 
    The Camera Obscura  was
    • A. 

      A simple camera without a lens

    • B. 

      A small room used to capture images

    • C. 

      Useful because of it's large aperture

    • D. 

      The first practical photographic process

  • 4. 
    Silver Nitrate was used
    • A. 

      Before applying collodion to a surface and intended to create a create a negative image that could be reproduced using the camera obscura.

    • B. 

      To clean the camera's lens in an effort to eliminate any light sensitive materials.

    • C. 

      During the photo shoot to keep we plates coated in collodion from drying out.

    • D. 

      After applying collodion to a surface (usually glass) to bind iodide and bromide to make a sliver halide coating that is sensitive to light.

  • 5. 
    Joseph Niepce was
    • A. 

      An American inventor who developed reflexive lenses.

    • B. 

      Originally discovered the platinum process on the basis of light sensitivity of platinum salts

    • C. 

      A French inventor who developed heliography.

    • D. 

      A British inventor who invented the calotype process.

  • 6. 
    Fox Talbot was
    • A. 

      An American inventor who developed reflexive lenses.

    • B. 

      Originally discovered the platinum process on the basis of light sensitivity of platinum salts

    • C. 

      A French inventor who developed heliography.

    • D. 

      A British inventor who invented the calotype process.

  • 7. 
    The first permanent photograph was called ...
    • A. 

      View from the Window at Le Gras

    • B. 

      View from the Window at Alcatraz

    • C. 

      View from my Bedroom during the day

    • D. 

      View of the Courtyard at Les Strange

  • 8. 
    Daguerrtype
    • A. 

      Was the first mobile photo lab

    • B. 

      Was the first practicable photographic process

    • C. 

      Was the first practicum photogenesis.

    • D. 

      Was the first SLR camera

  • 9. 
    John Hershcel was
    • A. 

      An American inventor who developed reflexive lenses.

    • B. 

      Originally discovered the platinum process on the basis of light sensitivity of platinum salts

    • C. 

      A French inventor who developed heliography.

    • D. 

      A British inventor who invented the calotype process.

  • 10. 
    Calotype was
    • A. 

      Introduced by Fox Talbot

    • B. 

      Introduced by John Herschel

    • C. 

      Introduced by Joseph Niepce

    • D. 

      Introduced by Jorge' Vanderkon

  • 11. 
    How long did it take for the earliest photographs to develope?
    • A. 

      8 minutes

    • B. 

      8 months

    • C. 

      8 seconds

    • D. 

      8 hours

  • 12. 
    Kodak dry plates offered great convenience in
    • A. 

      Jello plates

    • B. 

      Platinum plates

    • C. 

      Paper plates

    • D. 

      Gelatin plates

  • 13. 
    The first 35mm camera was the 
    • A. 

      Minolta Trushot

    • B. 

      Monocular Eyeshot

    • C. 

      Kine Exacta

    • D. 

      Soviet Shooter

  • 14. 
    The photographic SLR camera was invented by
    • A. 

      John Herschel

    • B. 

      Thomas Sutton

    • C. 

      Fox Talbot Jr.

    • D. 

      Joseph Niepce

  • 15. 
    Polaroid cameras are
    • A. 

      Instant Photo Cameras

    • B. 

      Hands Free Photo Cameras

    • C. 

      Mobile Photo Studios

    • D. 

      Only suited for professional photographers

  • 16. 
    The difference between a dslr and a slr is...
    • A. 

      Dslr has a d

    • B. 

      Dslr has a digital imaging sensor

    • C. 

      Dslr has a digital photo toggle

    • D. 

      Dslr has a dot matrix visual interace

  • 17. 
    The most important thing you can do to get "tack sharp" photos is...
    • A. 

      Hold your camera very still

    • B. 

      Shoot with a monopod

    • C. 

      Use a high shutter speed

    • D. 

      Use a tripod.

  • 18. 
    What can help you get to the next level of "Tack Sharp" photos?
    • A. 

      Use a shutter release

    • B. 

      Use a monopod

    • C. 

      Hold really still

    • D. 

      Use a quadpod

  • 19. 
    What can help you get "Tack Sharp" photos if you don't have a cable release?
    • A. 

      Use a shutter release

    • B. 

      Use a monopod

    • C. 

      Use the self timer

    • D. 

      Use a quadpod

  • 20. 
    What is the sharpest aperture for most lenses?
    • A. 

      4 full stops larger than wide open

    • B. 

      2 full stops smaller than wide open

    • C. 

      1 stop smaller than wide open

    • D. 

      2 full stops larger than wide open

  • 21. 
    This is the last setting you should adjust when shooting, even in low light!
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 22. 
    Adjusting this setting will determine if your subjects are sharp or blurry, especially in sports.
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 23. 
    This is the last setting you should adjust when you want to make the depth of field larger or smaller.
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aptitude

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 24. 
    This is the last setting you should adjust when shooting, even in low light!
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 25. 
    If you want to be cool, don't call it a lens call it your ______.
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