Photography Exam: Can You Pass This Quiz?

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Are you interested in photography? Can you pass this quiz? If it is your ambition to be a photographer, you should know that photography is employed in numerous fields of science, industrial, and business, as well as it’s more prevalent uses for art, film, video production, entertainment purposes, and mass communication. If you would like to be a photographer, or you are studying photography, then this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the word photography mean?
  • 2. 
    Who made the first photograph?
    • A. 

      William Henry Fox Talbot

    • B. 

      Joseph Niepce

    • C. 

      George Eastman

    • D. 

      Oscar Barnack

    • E. 

      Lewis Hine

  • 3. 
    What year was the first photograph made?
    • A. 

      1921

    • B. 

      1937

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1920

    • E. 

      1827

  • 4. 
    Who invited the negative process?
    • A. 

      George Eastman

    • B. 

      Lewins Hine

    • C. 

      Oscar Barnack

    • D. 

      William Henry Fox Talbot

    • E. 

      Joseph Niepce

  • 5. 
    Who invited a flexible roll film?
    • A. 

      Joseph Niepce

    • B. 

      Oscar Barnack

    • C. 

      George Eastman

    • D. 

      William Henry Fox Talbot

    • E. 

      Lewis Hine

  • 6. 
    Who invited 35MM film?
    • A. 

      Joseph Niepce

    • B. 

      Oscar Barnack

    • C. 

      William Henry Fox Talbot

    • D. 

      George Eastman

    • E. 

      Lewis Hine

  • 7. 
    When was the 35MM film invited?
    • A. 

      1921

    • B. 

      1922

    • C. 

      1923

    • D. 

      1924

    • E. 

      1925

  • 8. 
    Why is it called a single lens reflex camera?
  • 9. 
    What components of photography are directly dependent upon each other and have a relationship that the photographer must thoroughly understand? 
    • A. 

      Film Speed

    • B. 

      Shutter Speed

    • C. 

      Lighting Conditions

    • D. 

      Apperature

    • E. 

      Movement

  • 10. 
    What information shown on the film box is related to the reaction speed of the film's emulsion to light?)
    • A. 

      ASA

    • B. 

      ISO

    • C. 

      MMA

    • D. 

      Film Rating

    • E. 

      Depth of Field

  • 11. 
    What light characteristic does the camera's aperture setting control?
    • A. 

      Quality

    • B. 

      Quantity

    • C. 

      Sharpness

    • D. 

      Depth of Field

    • E. 

      Color

  • 12. 
    What is the rate of change of the aperture opening when you rotate the aperture ring to the next largest number?
    • A. 

      20%

    • B. 

      15%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      50%

    • E. 

      65%

  • 13. 
    Which of the camera's other controls is most closely dependent on the aperture setting?
    • A. 

      Shutter Speed

    • B. 

      Light Meter

    • C. 

      Focus Control

    • D. 

      Depth of Field

    • E. 

      Infinity Control

  • 14. 
    What characteristic of light do the cameras shutter speed control?
    • A. 

      Depth of Field

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Overall Quality

    • D. 

      Aperature

    • E. 

      Development

  • 15. 
    What is the format of the numbers on the shutter speed dial?
    • A. 

      Mila-minutes of a second

    • B. 

      Fractions of a second

    • C. 

      Milaseconds of a second

    • D. 

      Whole Numbers

    • E. 

      Decimal Numbers

  • 16. 
    What is the ratio of change between shutter speeds when you change to a speed that is double the original setting?
    • A. 

      1/4 Previous Speed

    • B. 

      1/3 Previous Speed

    • C. 

      1/2 Previous Speed

    • D. 

      1/16 Previous Speed

    • E. 

      1/32 Previous Speed

  • 17. 
    Which setting on the shutter speed dial is used for manual control?
    • A. 

      B Setting

    • B. 

      C Setting

    • C. 

      Infinity Control

    • D. 

      Exposure Control

    • E. 

      Speed Dial

  • 18. 
    What is the normal shutter speed for most indoor flash photography?
    • A. 

      1/70

    • B. 

      1/125

    • C. 

      1/160

    • D. 

      1/60

    • E. 

      1/55

  • 19. 
    The proportional relationship of the aperture and shutter speed is inversely proportional?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If you change your aperture by 1 f/stop up to a larger number, what changes, if any, would you make to the shutter speed to maintain a constant exposure?
    • A. 

      One quarter of the original speed

    • B. 

      One half of the original speed

    • C. 

      One fifth of the original speed

    • D. 

      One sixteenth of the original speed

    • E. 

      One eight of the original speed

  • 21. 
    Referring to a 50mm lens, what does the mm represent?
    • A. 

      Multimode

    • B. 

      Mile Meters

    • C. 

      Miliseconds

    • D. 

      Motion Meters

    • E. 

      Millimeters

  • 22. 
    The distance between the lens and the film is the focal length.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    What is the relationship between the viewing angle of a lens and its focal length?
    • A. 

      Reciprocals

    • B. 

      Inversely

    • C. 

      Equal

    • D. 

      Opposites

  • 24. 
    What size lens has the same viewing angle as the normal human eye?
    • A. 

      24mm

    • B. 

      30mm

    • C. 

      40mm

    • D. 

      50mm

    • E. 

      55mm

  • 25. 
    What is the range of focal lengths of wide-angle lenses?
    • A. 

      0-24mm

    • B. 

      24-35mm

    • C. 

      36-48mm

    • D. 

      49-71mm

    • E. 

      72-100mm

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