What Do You Like About Photography?

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What Do You Like About Photography? - Quiz

Do you know enough about photography? Take this quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When taking a picture with a digital camera, you can ensure it is well focused by doing what?
    • A. 

      Aiming Carefully At Your Subject

    • B. 

      Pressing The Shutter Release Button

    • C. 

      Zooming In As Far As Possible

    • D. 

      Pressing The Shutter Halfway First

  • 2. 
    In the abbreviation "SLR", what does the "R" stand for?
    • A. 

      Reflex

    • B. 

      Repeat

    • C. 

      Recur

    • D. 

      Rhythm

  • 3. 
    What is photographic shutter speed measured in?
    • A. 

      Millimeters

    • B. 

      Milliseconds

    • C. 

      Seconds

    • D. 

      Minutes

  • 4. 
    What type of metal is used to produce a daguerreotype photograph?
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Gold

    • D. 

      Mercury

  • 5. 
    A camera that has few or no adjustments to be made by the picture-taker is generally called a what?
    • A. 

      Easy Camera

    • B. 

      No Problem Camera

    • C. 

      Simple Camera

    • D. 

      Unintelligent Camera

  • 6. 
    What feature of a camera eliminates parallax error?
    • A. 

      Red Eye Reduction Flash

    • B. 

      Autofocus

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      Single Lens Reflex

  • 7. 
    On an overcast day, a photographer is likely to encounter what kind of lighting?
    • A. 

      Soft Lighting

    • B. 

      Easy Lighting

    • C. 

      Hard Lighting

    • D. 

      Bright Lighting

  • 8. 
    In photography, what word refers to film's sensitivity to light?
    • A. 

      Exposures

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Negative

    • D. 

      Aperture

  • 9. 
    The first autofocus camera was marketed in what decade?
    • A. 

      1930's

    • B. 

      1950's

    • C. 

      1970's

    • D. 

      1990's

  • 10. 
    The first commercial color film, invented by the French Lumiere brothers in 1907, was called?
    • A. 

      Autochrome Color Sheets

    • B. 

      Photo Film

    • C. 

      Autochrome Plates

    • D. 

      Color Sheets

  • 11. 
    What is the compensation for the color temperature associated with a given set of lighting conditions?
    • A. 

      Focal Length

    • B. 

      ISO Speed

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      White Balance

  • 12. 
    Which lens has a focal length that is substantially shorter than the focal length of a normal lens?
    • A. 

      Autofocus Lens

    • B. 

      Single-Lens Reflex

    • C. 

      Wide-Angle Lens

    • D. 

      Telephoto Lens

  • 13. 
    Who created the first photograph on paper of a human figure in 1840?
    • A. 

      Alexander Hesler

    • B. 

      George N. Barnard

    • C. 

      Edward Anthony

    • D. 

      William Henry Fox Talbot

  • 14. 
    The word "photography" is derived from words in Greek which mean "light" and what else?
    • A. 

      Picture

    • B. 

      Image

    • C. 

      Copy

    • D. 

      Writing

  • 15. 
    Which company makes the "Vario Tessar" line of camera lenses?
    • A. 

      Kodak

    • B. 

      Hasselblad

    • C. 

      Leica

    • D. 

      Zeiss

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