Photography Test: Basic Knowledge! Quiz

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Photography Test: Basic Knowledge! Quiz

What do you know about photography? Do you suppose you could make the grade on this quiz? People love to take quality photos. Photography is the art, application, and method of crafting durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation. Photography is the action or picture of energy captured by a camera. If you are fascinated with photography, take this quiz and see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An action photo that tells a story or captures a moment is a __________________.
    • A. 

      Mug shot

    • B. 

      Candid photo

    • C. 

      Cropped photo

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      ISO

    • C. 

      Shutter

  • 3. 
    To walk around looking for a candid subject to shoot refers to __________________.
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Enterprise photography

    • C. 

      Covering

  • 4. 
    The largest, most dynamic photo on a spread is the ____________________.
    • A. 

      Dominant photo

    • B. 

      Main photo

    • C. 

      Central photo

  • 5. 
    A straightforward head and shoulders shot is a ______________________.
    • A. 

      Dominant photo

    • B. 

      Mug shot

    • C. 

      Candid shot

  • 6. 
    A staged event, usually like a peprally or other school function is a  __________________.
    • A. 

      Photo op

    • B. 

      Run and Gun

    • C. 

      Five and Five

  • 7. 
    Soft focus photos refer to the edges being clearly defined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    FD card is where you store digital photos,
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The depth of field refers to the distance in front and behind a subject in a photo.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Photo composition refers to the arrangement of elements in a photograph.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What composition rule refers to dividing the frame into three both horizontally and vertically. Then, placing the subject at the intersection of any two lines?
    • A. 

      Rule of thirds

    • B. 

      Framing

    • C. 

      Center of interest

  • 12. 
    What composition rule refers to creating a border around a photo by placing objects in the foreground to draw the attention to the center of interest?
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Center of interest

    • C. 

      Rule of thirds

  • 13. 
    Which lines have the greatest impact in a photo?
    • A. 

      Diagonal

    • B. 

      Vertical

    • C. 

      Horizontal

  • 14. 
    Which proves to be more interesting in a photo...the pattern or the break in the pattern?
    • A. 

      Pattern

    • B. 

      Break in pattern

  • 15. 
    Check all that apply: Which are tips for taking better photos?
    • A. 

      Keep it simple

    • B. 

      Disregard your light source

    • C. 

      Posed picture make better pictures

    • D. 

      Move close

    • E. 

      Capture feelings

    • F. 

      Tell a story

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Shutter speed

    • C. 

      ISO

  • 17. 
    The number that indicates the camera's sensitivity to light.
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter

  • 18. 
    The first sentence in a caption should be in ______ tense.
    • A. 

      Present

    • B. 

      Past

    • C. 

      Future

  • 19. 
    The second sentence in a caption should be in _______ tense.
    • A. 

      Past

    • B. 

      Present

    • C. 

      Future

  • 20. 
    If there are more than _____ people in a photo, only list the main participants.
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      8