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Digital

Photography Quiz

1. What is the most important element for photography to be possible?
a. light
b. lens
c. composition
d. tripod

2. What two variables create exposure?
a. lens and aperture
b. shutter and tripod
c. aperture and shutter
d. shutter and lens

3. What camera component controls the intensity of light?
a. shutter
b. lens
c. aperture
d. ccd sensor

4. What camera component records the image exposure?
a. shutter
b. ccd sensor
c. aperture
d. lens

5. Which camera component is responsible for controlling a stop action picture?
a. shutter
b. aperture
c. lens
d. exposure

6. Which camera component is responsible for controlling a shallow depth of field?
a. shutter
b. aperture
c. lens
d. exposure

7. What is the appearance of an overexposed picture?
a. dark
b. blurry
c. bright
d. none of the above

8. If a picture is underexposed, what action would help resolve the problem to be
correctly exposed?
a. decrease the aperture size
b. decrease the shutter time
c. increase the shutter time
d. move closer to the subject
9. Which of the following camera modes would provide a deep depth of field?
a. macro
b. landscape
c. portrait
d. night

10. Which of the following camera modes would provide a sharp focus on a close-up
shot of a small object?
a. macro
b. landscape
c. portrait
d. night

11. When your camera lens appears dirty you should do the following:
a. hold the camera under a water faucet
b. use sandpaper to clean off the smudge
c. lick the lens then clean it with your shirt sleeve
d. use a lens cloth

12. What camera concept relates to capturing the true color of a subject when the
scene is affected by artificial light?
a. white balance
b. auto-focus
c. ISO
d. exposure compensation

13. This camera concept relates to how sensitive the image sensor (CCD) is to the
amount of light present. It also affects the graininess (static) amount of the image.
a. white balance
b. auto-focus
c. ISO
d. exposure compensation

14. Which of the following settings would capture a normal exposed image during the
day:
a. f2.8 @ 1/30
b. f22 @ 1/2000
c. f8 @ 1/500
d. none of the above

15. Modern digital cameras capture and process the image into a JPEG or RAW file
format. Where are the images saved?
a. film
b. floppy disk
c. compact disk
d. memory card



16. This occurs when too much exposure causes the mid-tones and highlights to
become extremely bright white.
a. blown highlights
b. low contrast
c. low ISO
d. all of the above

17. Which of the following represents the range within a scene where objects are in
acceptable focus?
a. depth of field
b. angle of view
c. macro
d. zoom

18. When taking photos, which camera setting would slightly increase or decrease
exposure in order correct the image result in poor or extreme lighting conditions?
a. white balance
b. zoom
c. exposure compensation
d. none of the above

19. Which camera mode would provide a faster shutter speed?
a. macro
b. action
c. night
d. landscape

20. Which camera mode would provide a deep depth of field?
a. portrait
b. night
c. action
d. landscape

21. Which guideline of composition best represents a shallow depth of field between
the subject and background?
a. simplicity
b. rule of thirds
c. framing
d. leading into frame

22. Which guideline of composition often depicts action and shows where the action is
heading towards?
a. simplicity
b. rule of thirds
c. framing
d. leading into frame




23. Which guideline of composition represents placing your subject on one of four
intersection points?
a. simplicity
b. rule of thirds
c. low camera angle
d. balance

24 . Which guideline of composition directs the viewers eyes towards the subject?
a. high camera angle
b. leading lines
c. balance
d. splitting the frame

25. Which guideline of composition often produces a distorted image that suggests
power, dominance, and importance?
a. leading into frame
b. low camera angle
c. non-human point of view
d. simplicity