The Effect Of Camera Shots! Trivia Quiz

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The Effect Of Camera Shots! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An eye-level shot has what effect on the viewer ?  
    • A. 

      Makes the viewer feel overpowered by the subject

    • B. 

      Makes the viewer feel like they are looking down on the subject

    • C. 

      Makes the viewer feel like they are looking up at the subject

    • D. 

      Makes the viewer feel like they are in the same space as the subject

  • 2. 
    The extreme close-up shot is used for dramatic effect, to make the viewer think about the detail of the image. In this example, from The Power of One, the director is trying to get the audience to think
    • A. 

      What it would be like to ride on an elephant

    • B. 

      How terrifying/amazing it would be to be so close to an elephant

    • C. 

      That an elephant has very wrinkly skin

    • D. 

      That the elephant knows whats going on in your mind

  • 3. 
    A director would commonly use and establishing shot as the first shot in a new scene. S/he would choose to use it in order to ...
    • A. 

      Show the audience a fast piece of action

    • B. 

      Show the audience the protagonist of the film

    • C. 

      Show the audience where the action is taking place

    • D. 

      Show the audience the climax of the film

  • 4. 
    Which is the best type of screen shot to use to show a conversation between 2 people?
    • A. 

      Long shot

    • B. 

      Over the shoulder shot

    • C. 

      Extreme close up shot

    • D. 

      Aerial shot

  • 5. 
    When the camera is placed at ground level, it emphasizes the size of a person, making him/her seem strong, powerful, imposing, or intimidating. If a director used this angle to film a villain, they would be trying to make the audience feel?  
    • A. 

      Frightened and intimidated

    • B. 

      Admiration and respect

    • C. 

      Disgust and repulsion

    • D. 

      Humour and desire

  • 6. 
    When a person is filmed by a camera much above his/her eye level, they will appear small, weak, or vulnerable, particularly if she is looking up at the camera. The viewer might then feel . . .  
    • A. 

      Pity or sympathy for the subject.

    • B. 

      Admiration for the subject.

    • C. 

      Frightened by the subject.

    • D. 

      Nervous, disoriented or frightened by the subject.

  • 7. 
    A canted camera angle is canted if the photographer has turned the camera to one side so that the picture plane is no longer parallel to the horizon. This angle might ...  
    • A. 

      Make the viewer relax and enjoy the movie like a fairground ride.

    • B. 

      Excite the viewer making them more interested in the action.

    • C. 

      Cause the viewer to giggle and laugh

    • D. 

      Unsettle the viewer, making her feel nervous, disoriented or frightened.

  • 8. 
    A high angle is achieved when the camera is positioned higher than the action taking place, with the lens aimed down toward the subject. This angle gives the subject the illusion of being small and insignificant. Directors typically use this shot to draw attention to the importance of the environment or setting for the scene. Because the audience is looking down at the subject, high angle shots can invoke feelings of 
    • A. 

      Inferiority, fear, and vulnerability in viewers.

    • B. 

      Empathy, authority, and control in viewers.

    • C. 

      Pity or sympathy for the subject.

    • D. 

      Nervous, disoriented or frightened.

  • 9. 
    If the director wanted the audience to feel as if they were in a god-like position, and to feel control, possessiveness, and patience in viewers, s/he might use ...
    • A. 

      An extreme close up shot

    • B. 

      A birds-eye view shot

    • C. 

      A canted angle shot

    • D. 

      An establishing shot

  • 10. 
    To invoke feelings of commonality, understanding, and acceptance in viewers, a director might use...
    • A. 

      An eye-level medium close-up shot

    • B. 

      An establishing shot

    • C. 

      An aerial shot

    • D. 

      A canted angle shot