Photography MCAS Quiz With Answers

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 11389

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Photography MCAS Quiz With Answers

Do you love photography? If you think you are an expert in photography, take this photography MCQs quiz. Photography is said to be an art or practice of creating images by recording light. You can click anything on your camera, and then you will have its print. If you want to check your knowledge or practice for any certification, this quiz is a big help. Do share it with friends or someone who is passionate about photography.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is dodging in photography?  
    • A. 

      Making the exposure darker during printing or editing.

    • B. 

      Balancing the light meter.

    • C. 

      Making the exposure lighter during printing or editing.

    • D. 

      Changing the ISO.

  • 2. 
    Before digital photography, photographs were taken with chemicals that reacted to light to create a permanent image of something? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which shutter speed is faster? 
    • A. 

      1/60

    • B. 

      1/400

    • C. 

      1/1000

    • D. 

      1/30

  • 4. 
    A higher ISO will result in what? 
    • A. 

      Brighter exposure

    • B. 

      More noise or pixelation

    • C. 

      Reduce the need for a flash

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Place a checkmark next to the terms that directly affect exposure. (hint: there's 3) 
    • A. 

      F-stop

    • B. 

      AF/MF

    • C. 

      Shutter speed

    • D. 

      ISO

  • 6. 
    Digital photography no longer needs light to take a photograph. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which shutter speed lets in more light? 
    • A. 

      1/30

    • B. 

      1/60

    • C. 

      1/400

    • D. 

      1/1000

  • 8. 
    Which camera function allows you to view photos you've already taken? 
    • A. 

      F-stop

    • B. 

      ISO

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Playback

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    You want to take a photo with a diffused background.  Which of the following actions will accomplish this? 
    • A. 

      Decrease the f-stop

    • B. 

      Shorten the shutter speed

    • C. 

      Increase the ISO

    • D. 

      Add flash

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Which camera is orientation long horizontally and short vertically? 
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 11. 
    Which compositional technique places the subject away from the center of the photograph? 
    • A. 

      Rule of Thirds

    • B. 

      Leading Lines

    • C. 

      Framing the Subject

    • D. 

      Filling the Frame

    • E. 

      Diffused Background

  • 12. 
    You want to take a photo with blurred motion.  Which of the following actions will accomplish this? 
    • A. 

      Increase the f-stop

    • B. 

      Lengthen the shutter speed

    • C. 

      Increase the ISO

    • D. 

      Change MF to AF

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Which mode should you shoot in if you want complete control of the camera settings? 
    • A. 

      Auto

    • B. 

      Manual

    • C. 

      Aperture-Priority

    • D. 

      Shutter-Priority

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    You want to take a photo with the background included.  Which of the following actions will accomplish this? 
    • A. 

      Decrease the f-stop

    • B. 

      Lengthen the shutter speed

    • C. 

      Increase the ISO

    • D. 

      Add flash

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which type of zoom uses the camera's lens to magnify the image? 
    • A. 

      Optical

    • B. 

      Digital

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 16. 
    Both AF and MF affect what part of the photo? 
    • A. 

      The sharpness of the subject

    • B. 

      Depth of field

    • C. 

      Exposure

    • D. 

      Light balance

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    A photo is underexposed.  Which of the following actions will solve this? 
    • A. 

      Increase the f-stop

    • B. 

      Lengthen the shutter speed

    • C. 

      decrease the ISO

    • D. 

      change MF to AF

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Which term describes the difference between the lightest and darkest areas in a photograph? 
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Saturation

    • D. 

      Focus

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Visible light is part of the electromagnetic spectrum. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Which f-stop lets in more light? 
    • A. 

      F2

    • B. 

      F8

    • C. 

      F16

    • D. 

      F22

  • 21. 
    Which term describes the area of a photograph that is in focus? 
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Focus

    • C. 

      Depth of field

    • D. 

      Exposure

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Which term describes photos where the photographer carefully positions the subject? 
    • A. 

      Posed

    • B. 

      Candid

    • C. 

      Planned

    • D. 

      Freestyle

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 23. 
    Aperture/f-stop affects what part(s) of a photo? 
    • A. 

      Depth of field

    • B. 

      Exposure

    • C. 

      Blurred motion

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      Both A & C

    • F. 

      Both B & C

  • 24. 
    Which camera orientation is short horizontally and long vertically? 
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Neither

    • D. 

      Both

  • 25. 
    Which f-stop has a longer depth of field? 
    • A. 

      F2

    • B. 

      F8

    • C. 

      F16

    • D. 

      F22

Back to Top Back to top