Bhs Image Technology First Semester Exam

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  • 1. 
    ___________took several hundred years to reach its present state.  No one person can be credited with the invention.
    • A. 

      Printing Press

    • B. 

      Photography

    • C. 

      Portrait Painting

  • 2. 
    The first____________was a darkened room with a convex lens inserted in one wall.
    • A. 

      Darkroom

    • B. 

      Camera obscura

    • C. 

      Easel

    • D. 

      Enlarger

  • 3. 
    A German physicist, _______________, discovered that when certain silver salts were exposed to light, the salts changed colors.
    • A. 

      Joseph Niepce

    • B. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • C. 

      Johann Schulze

    • D. 

      William Fox Talbot

  • 4. 
    _______, a Frenchman, is credited with creating the world's first photograph by spreading a light-sensitive varnish on a polished metal plate and exposing it in a modified camera obscura.
    • A. 

      William Fox Talbot

    • B. 

      Johann Schulze

    • C. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • D. 

      Joseph Niepce

  • 5. 
    Exposure time for the first photograph was ______ hours.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    In 1835, _________ discovered that a highly polished silver sheet could be made light-sensitive id exposed to iodine vapor.
    • A. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • B. 

      Johann Schulze

    • C. 

      George Eastman

    • D. 

      William Fox Talbot

  • 7. 
    An image that is present, but not yet visible, is considered ________.
    • A. 

      Invisible in black light

    • B. 

      Visible in red light

    • C. 

      Latent

    • D. 

      Incorrect

  • 8. 
    Earliest photographs were printed on metal plates called "_____________," named after the inventor.
    • A. 

      Positive prints

    • B. 

      Ferrotypes

    • C. 

      Portraits

    • D. 

      Daguerreotypes

  • 9. 
    _________ of England made negative images on treated paper.
    • A. 

      Louis Daguerre

    • B. 

      William Fox Talbot

    • C. 

      Johann Schulze

    • D. 

      Joseph Niepce

  • 10. 
    The technique of making a(n) _____ from a negative is the basis of modern chemical photography.
    • A. 

      Positive print

    • B. 

      Negative print

    • C. 

      Latent print

    • D. 

      Neutral print

  • 11. 
    As lens and camera design and photographic processes improved, shorter exposures made ______ photography popular.
    • A. 

      Moving

    • B. 

      Action

    • C. 

      Portrait

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 12. 
    Photographers using the _____ process brought portable darkrooms wherever they took pictures.
    • A. 

      Digital photography

    • B. 

      Autochrome

    • C. 

      Dry-plate

    • D. 

      Wet collodion

  • 13. 
    In 1851, Fredrick Scott Archer discovered the first practical means of coating glass plates using a plastic-like substance made from alcohol and nitrocellulose called _____
    • A. 

      Calliope

    • B. 

      Autochrome

    • C. 

      Collodion

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 14. 
    Photographs made from tintype process were called tintypes or _____ if on an iron base.
    • A. 

      Daguerreotypes

    • B. 

      Ferrotypes

    • C. 

      Dry-plate

    • D. 

      Colliodion

  • 15. 
    British physician Richard L. Maddox made the first successful ____, which could be developed anytime after exposure.
    • A. 

      Instant photograph

    • B. 

      Wet-colliodion

    • C. 

      Collodion

    • D. 

      Dry-plate negative

  • 16. 
    The first commercial color film, _____ did not become available until 1907.
    • A. 

      Collodion

    • B. 

      Autochrome

    • C. 

      Ferrotypes

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 17. 
    An American named _____ introduced a 100-shot box camera in 1888.
    • A. 

      George Eastman

    • B. 

      Edwin Land

    • C. 

      Thomas Edison

    • D. 

      Johann Schulze

  • 18. 
    The trademark _____ was introduced at the same time as the 100-shot box camera.
    • A. 

      Talbot

    • B. 

      Kodak

    • C. 

      Collodion

    • D. 

      Eastman

  • 19. 
    Movie film was introduced in 1891 by _____ using the new flexible plastic film.
    • A. 

      Edwin Land

    • B. 

      Thomas Edison

    • C. 

      George Eastman

    • D. 

      Wiiliam Fox Talbot

  • 20. 
    Polaroid instant photography, created in 1947 by _____ , could produce a finished black and white photograph in 60 seconds.
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      George Eastrman

    • C. 

      Edwin Land

    • D. 

      William Fox Talbot

  • 21. 
    _____, the capturing of an image onto an electronic storage device, developed from television and video technology.
    • A. 

      Digital photography

    • B. 

      Daguerre photography

    • C. 

      Instant photography

    • D. 

      Autochrome photography

  • 22. 
    A(n) _____ is a light-tight room equipped for photographic work.
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      Collodion

    • C. 

      Darkroom

    • D. 

      Enlarger

  • 23. 
    The _____ projects an enlarged image from the negative onto a sheet of print paper.
    • A. 

      Easel

    • B. 

      Enlarger

    • C. 

      Camera

    • D. 

      Safelight

  • 24. 
    An enlarger consists of a head, column, and _____.
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Leg

    • D. 

      Print washer

  • 25. 
    A(n) _____ holds the negative secure and flat in an enlarger.
    • A. 

      Easel

    • B. 

      Paper safe

    • C. 

      Safe light

    • D. 

      Negative carrier

  • 26. 
    An enlarging lens controls the amount of light projected onto the print paper with a(n) _____ that is the same as those found in camera lenses.
    • A. 

      Shutter

    • B. 

      Focal plane

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Shutter release

  • 27. 
    The ____ holds print paper flat under the enlarging lens.
    • A. 

      Enlarging easel

    • B. 

      Paper safe

    • C. 

      Negative carrier

    • D. 

      Print washer

  • 28. 
    Length of exposure time is controlled by a(n) _____.
    • A. 

      Wrist watch

    • B. 

      Timer

    • C. 

      Clock

    • D. 

      Cellphone

  • 29. 
    A special light fitted with a filter to screen out light that can damage black and white print paper is called a(n) _____.
    • A. 

      White light

    • B. 

      Flood lamp

    • C. 

      Safe light

    • D. 

      Flash unit

  • 30. 
    A light-tight container used to store photographic paper is called a(n) _____.
    • A. 

      Back pocket

    • B. 

      Print washer

    • C. 

      Closet

    • D. 

      Paper safe

  • 31. 
    RC paper has a(n) ____ coating.
    • A. 

      Glassene sleeve

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Resin sleeve

    • D. 

      Document protector

  • 32. 
    The 3 finishes of photographic paper include glossy, matte, and _____.
    • A. 

      Sticky

    • B. 

      Flat

    • C. 

      Semi-gloss

    • D. 

      Textured

  • 33. 
    A(n) _____ is a light-tight box made to expose controlled light to film or a digital sensor.
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      Darkroom

    • C. 

      Tent

    • D. 

      Paper safe

  • 34. 
    Cameras have a(n) _____, which controls the amount of light admitted into the camera.
    • A. 

      Shutter

    • B. 

      Diaphragm

    • C. 

      Curtain

    • D. 

      Lens

  • 35. 
    Simple cameras have a(n) _____ aperture, meaning it cannot be made bigger or smaller.
    • A. 

      Stable

    • B. 

      Fixed

    • C. 

      Movable

    • D. 

      Adjustable

  • 36. 
    All cameras use a(n) _____ and diaphragm together to control the amount of light that reaches the film or sensor.
    • A. 

      Mirror

    • B. 

      Focal plane

    • C. 

      Flash

    • D. 

      Shutter

  • 37. 
    Two basic shutters include the leaf shutter and the _____ shutter.
    • A. 

      Iris

    • B. 

      Focal plane

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Rangefinder

  • 38. 
    If you are using a 50 mm lens, the slowest shutter speed you can use without a blur is _____ of a second, based on the reciprocal rule.
    • A. 

      1/250

    • B. 

      1/125

    • C. 

      1/50

    • D. 

      1/500

  • 39. 
    Depressing the shutter release half way adjusts the focus and _____.
    • A. 

      Exposure

    • B. 

      Camera mode

    • C. 

      Focal plane

    • D. 

      Shutter speed

  • 40. 
    The photographer uses the _____ to see what will be photographed, read settings, and adjust focus.
    • A. 

      LCD panel

    • B. 

      View finder

    • C. 

      LCD screen

    • D. 

      Depth of field button

  • 41. 
    The lens aperture and shutter speed must be set hand on a camera set for ____ exposure.
    • A. 

      Automatic

    • B. 

      The best

    • C. 

      Manual

    • D. 

      Digital

  • 42. 
    All digital cameras use a(n) _____ to electronically record light intensity and color.
    • A. 

      Digital image sensor

    • B. 

      CCD

    • C. 

      LCD screen

    • D. 

      LCD panel

  • 43. 
    DSLR stands for _____.
    • A. 

      Dioptic Single Lens Reflex

    • B. 

      Digital Single Lens Reflex

    • C. 

      Digital Single Lens Recorder

    • D. 

      Dioptic Single Lens Recorder

  • 44. 
    Common storage formats include _____ , JPEG, and RAW
    • A. 

      PSD

    • B. 

      TIFF

    • C. 

      HAX

    • D. 

      EMF

  • 45. 
    The ____ is a mirrored, five sided, transparent block of optical glass or plastic that transfers the image coming through the lens to the viewfinder.
    • A. 

      Octoprism

    • B. 

      Pentaprism

    • C. 

      Prism

    • D. 

      Mirror

  • 46. 
    • A. 

      Focal plane

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter

    • D. 

      Mirror

  • 47. 
    The _____ preview button permits the photographer to see what will and will not be in focus with a specific aperture setting.
    • A. 

      Focal plane

    • B. 

      Depth of field

    • C. 

      Shutter speed

    • D. 

      Image

  • 48. 
    _____ are the basic building blocks of a digital picture.
    • A. 

      Pics

    • B. 

      Dots

    • C. 

      Pixels

    • D. 

      Periods

  • 49. 
    Individual sensors in a CCD are filtered for red, blue, or _____.
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Yellow

    • C. 

      Orange

    • D. 

      Cyan

  • 50. 
    In general, the _____ number of pixels, the finer the details the camera can potentially record.
    • A. 

      Smaller

    • B. 

      Larger

  • 51. 
    The most popular type of film cameras use _____ film.
    • A. 

      Roll film

    • B. 

      Sheet film

    • C. 

      120 mm film

    • D. 

      35 mm film

  • 52. 
    220 roll size film produces about _____ as many frames as 120 roll size film.
    • A. 

      100 times

    • B. 

      Half

    • C. 

      Twice

    • D. 

      Four times

  • 53. 
    The advantage of the view camera is its ability to correct _____ caused by an excessively wide or narrow angle of view.
    • A. 

      Lensboard

    • B. 

      Stability

    • C. 

      Composition

    • D. 

      Distortion

  • 54. 
    The _____ indicates how many exposures have been made or how many frames are left on the roll of film.
    • A. 

      Sprocket

    • B. 

      Frame counter

    • C. 

      Leader

    • D. 

      Spool

  • 55. 
    Blurred images will result from camera movement during exposure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    Telephoto and close-up lenses emphasize ____.
    • A. 

      Focus

    • B. 

      Stability

    • C. 

      Camera shake

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 57. 
    Pressing the shutter release should be done by _____ the button for the sharpest photos.
    • A. 

      Squeezing

    • B. 

      Quickly poking

  • 58. 
    For sharp photos when handholding the camera, a good rule of thumb is to use a shutter speed equal to the inverse of the lens' focal length.  This means a camera with a 500 mm lens should not be handheld at less than _____ second.
    • A. 

      1/5

    • B. 

      1/50

    • C. 

      1/500

    • D. 

      1/5000

  • 59. 
    A camera should be supported by a _____ when there is not enough light for a proper exposure at your slowest handheld shutter speed.
    • A. 

      Gloved hand

    • B. 

      Tripod

    • C. 

      Software patch

    • D. 

      Third hand

  • 60. 
    SLR and TLR cameras are fitted with _____ focusing screens.
    • A. 

      Lens

    • B. 

      Mirror

    • C. 

      Polished plastic

    • D. 

      Ground glass

  • 61. 
    _____ are best for very precise focusing.
    • A. 

      Macroprism

    • B. 

      Grain analyzer

    • C. 

      Split-image spot aids

    • D. 

      Ground glass

  • 62. 
    A(n) _____aid appears as a small circle in the center of the screen.
    • A. 

      Ground glass

    • B. 

      Microprism

    • C. 

      Grain analyzer

    • D. 

      Magnifying glass

  • 63. 
    The distance between the nearest and farthest object in a scene that appears in acceptably sharp focus is the _____ .
    • A. 

      Camera shake

    • B. 

      Camera to subject

    • C. 

      Through the lens

    • D. 

      Depth of field

  • 64. 
    The _____ the focal length, the greater the depth of field.
    • A. 

      Longer

    • B. 

      Shorter

  • 65. 
    Depth of field is increased as the lens aperture becomes _____ .
    • A. 

      Larger

    • B. 

      Smaller

  • 66. 
    Depth of field _____ the farther away the subject is from the camera.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 67. 
    _____ means taking several identical pictures using aperture settings or shutter speeds on either side of the recommended meter calculation.
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Panning

    • C. 

      Bracketing

  • 68. 
    To blur the background behind the subject, you would _____ depth of field.
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

  • 69. 
    _____ refers to the point where the photo will be taken relative to the subject.
    • A. 

      Panning

    • B. 

      Camera angle

    • C. 

      Bracketing

    • D. 

      Framing

  • 70. 
    Moving the camera to follow a subject that is also moving is called _____.
    • A. 

      Panning

    • B. 

      Framing

    • C. 

      Bracketing

    • D. 

      Reflected

  • 71. 
    _____ is the technique of partially or totally surrounding the primary subject with an object or objects in the foreground
    • A. 

      Panning

    • B. 

      Bracketing

    • C. 

      Framing

    • D. 

      Selective

  • 72. 
    _____ focusing can be used to direct attention to the subject.
    • A. 

      Frame

    • B. 

      Selective

    • C. 

      Pan

    • D. 

      Bracket

  • 73. 
    ____ between the camera and the subject can usually be eliminated by careful placement of the camera, changing the angle, moving closer to the subject, or using a wide angle lens.
    • A. 

      Solar spots

    • B. 

      Subjects

    • C. 

      Obstructions

  • 74. 
    ___ is a thin sheet or strip of flexible plastic coated with a light sensitive material called an emulsion.
    • A. 

      Film

    • B. 

      Shutter

    • C. 

      F-stop

    • D. 

      Aperture

  • 75. 
    The mottled or sandlike effect that appears when a negative is enlarged is called _____ .
    • A. 

      Spotted

    • B. 

      Resolution

    • C. 

      Graininess

    • D. 

      Fuzziness

  • 76. 
    Film speed is the measure of a films sensitivity to _____.
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Cold

    • D. 

      Handling

  • 77. 
    _____ speed film would be useful for photographing a bright snow scene.
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Slow

  • 78. 
    _____ speed film would be useful to photograph a soccer game.
    • A. 

      Fast

    • B. 

      Slow

  • 79. 
    The ____ is the ability of a film to record fine details.
    • A. 

      Shutter speed

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 80. 
    Film reacts when light strikes some of the tiny _____ crystals during exposure.
    • A. 

      Plastic

    • B. 

      Silver halide

    • C. 

      Gold halide

    • D. 

      Resin

  • 81. 
    Without light, there can be no _______ .
    • A. 

      Focus

    • B. 

      Picture

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Color

  • 82. 
    • A. 

      Subtractive

    • B. 

      Additive

    • C. 

      Rainbow

    • D. 

      Refracted

  • 83. 
    Magenta is the complementary color of _____ .
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Yellow

    • D. 

      Cyan

  • 84. 
    After it has gone through the developing process, the film is known as a(n) _____.
    • A. 

      Photograph

    • B. 

      Transparency

    • C. 

      Positive print

    • D. 

      Negative

  • 85. 
    The ____ changes exposed silver salts into visible black metallic silver.
    • A. 

      Fixer

    • B. 

      Stop bath

    • C. 

      Developer

    • D. 

      Wetting agent

  • 86. 
    Success in capturing a subject depends on the photographer's skill in controlling or using _____ .
    • A. 

      Highlights

    • B. 

      Shadows

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      The subject

  • 87. 
    For a front lighted scene, keep the sun behind the _____.
    • A. 

      Camera

    • B. 

      Subject

    • C. 

      Point of interest

    • D. 

      Depth of field

  • 88. 
    A sunset silhouette is an example of _____ .
    • A. 

      Side lighting

    • B. 

      Front lighting

    • C. 

      Back lighting

    • D. 

      Key lighting

  • 89. 
    The main light that sets the overall level of light intensity for something being photographed is sometimes called the _____ light.
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Side

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Key

  • 90. 
    Modern electronic flash units have a very short duration that allows them to _____ action.
    • A. 

      Pan the

    • B. 

      Freeze

    • C. 

      Bounce

    • D. 

      Backlight

  • 91. 
    As the distance of the flash to the subject increases, the amount of light needed to make the exposure ____, but at a faster rate.
    • A. 

      Increases

    • B. 

      Decreases

  • 92. 
    _____ flash is an indoor lighting technique that illuminates the subject by reflecting light from the flash off the ceiling or wall.
    • A. 

      Bounce

    • B. 

      Back lighted

    • C. 

      Front lighted

    • D. 

      Key

  • 93. 
    _____ flash is used to lighten the deeply shaded areas of a subject and reduce contrast when part of the subject is shaded.
    • A. 

      Bounce

    • B. 

      Fill

    • C. 

      Back lighted

    • D. 

      Front lighted

  • 94. 
    _____ is caused from light reflecting off of the blood vessels in the back of the eyes.
    • A. 

      Blue eye

    • B. 

      White eye

    • C. 

      Red eye

    • D. 

      Pink eye

  • 95. 
    A(n) _____bounces light between sources.
    • A. 

      Flash

    • B. 

      Reflector

    • C. 

      Slave unit

    • D. 

      Camera

  • 96. 
    Additional lighting used to supplement the main, or key light, source and brighten shadow areas is called _____ .
    • A. 

      Key light

    • B. 

      Front light

    • C. 

      Back light

    • D. 

      Fill light

  • 97. 
    _____ indicates the brightness of the bulb.
    • A. 

      Fluorescents

    • B. 

      Wattage

    • C. 

      Amperage

    • D. 

      Voltage

  • 98. 
    _____ lights can provide pleasing lighting while saving energy.
    • A. 

      Back

    • B. 

      Incandescent

    • C. 

      Fluorescent

    • D. 

      Front

  • 99. 
    Electronic flash unit can be connected to a camera using the _____ .
    • A. 

      Tripod

    • B. 

      Power cord

    • C. 

      USB cord

    • D. 

      Hot shoe

  • 100. 
    Rapping the tank on a hard surface several times during the first minute of development can help dislodge _____ that may be clinging to the film.
    • A. 

      Tape

    • B. 

      Air bubbles

    • C. 

      Dirt

    • D. 

      the spool