Photography 101: Ultimate Skills Test! Quiz

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Photography 101: Ultimate Skills Test! Quiz

Are you interested in photography? Do you feel you can pass this quiz? Photography is the art of catching the light with a camera, typically through a digital sensor or film to create an image. Photography is art, and sharing your vision helps you take a closer look at the world around you. Taking this quiz will help you see how much you know about photography.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When would you primarily use a large aperture?
    • A. 

      When you want a shallow depth of field

    • B. 

      When there is not enough available light

    • C. 

      In portrait photography

  • 2. 
    If your camera settings are at F5.6 and 1/250 seconds and ISO 200 what statement below will yield the same exposure?
    • A. 

      F5.6 1/60 ISO 400

    • B. 

      F8 1/125 ISO 800

    • C. 

      F5.6 1/500 ISO 400

  • 3. 
    A smaller aperture lets more light in through the lens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Your depth of field will be affected by changing the shutter speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Increasing your ISO will affect the following.
    • A. 

      Increase the noise of your image

    • B. 

      Allow you to use a larger aperture

    • C. 

      Decrease the exposure of your image

  • 6. 
    What will happen to the depth of field of your subject as your subject to camera distance increases? Assuming you make no changes to the camera settings or the focal length of the lens.
    • A. 

      The depth of field will increase

    • B. 

      The depth of field will not change

    • C. 

      The depth of field will decrease

  • 7. 
    You are shooting your subject (let's call her Claire) on a bright sunny day using a matrix or evaluative (Nikon or Canon terms) metering, then your switch to spot metering and meter to Claire's face, what will happen to the exposure of your sunny background?
    • A. 

      Nothing, it will stay the same

    • B. 

      The background exposure will decrease

    • C. 

      The background exposure will increase

  • 8. 
    What is the best metering method for shooting panoramic landscapes?
    • A. 

      Spot metering

    • B. 

      Center weighted metering

    • C. 

      Matrix, evaluative metering

  • 9. 
    Decreasing your aperture, increasing your Fstop will render your images with increased exposure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Your camera to subject distance is 20' at F5.6 and you're using a 20mm lens, you switch to an 85mm lens and take the same shot, your depth of field will stay the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Your camera settings are as follows; F8 1/250 and ISO 400, which combination below will yield the same exposure.
    • A. 

      F11 1/60 ISO 100

    • B. 

      F5.6 1/1000 ISO 800

    • C. 

      F8 1/1000 ISO 800

  • 12. 
    Your kids are running around in the backyard on a cloudy day and you want to capture the sharpest and best quality photograph of them, what would be the best settings?
    • A. 

      F11 1/125 ISO 800

    • B. 

      F11 1/30 ISO 200

    • C. 

      F5.6 1/125 ISO 200

  • 13. 
    Smaller apertures create a larger depth of field.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Keeping your aperture at 5.6 changing your ISO from 200 to 400 will allow you to change your shutter speed from 1/125 to 1/500.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Using a 100mm lens, for example, your depth of field is smaller with a shorter camera to subject distance as opposed to a longer camera to subject distance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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