100 multiple choice photography questions : Answers

I wrote this quiz for Practical Photography Magazine back in 1984 🙂


ANSWERS: Part 1, 1-20

1. c) fibre based prints

2. a) cyan

3. c) both

4. b) 3D slides

5. b) 1907

6. a) without borders

7. c) 4000 and 7000 Angstrom

8. a) 400 BC

9. c) 8" x 10" enlargers

10. a) 1 second or more

11. a) an artists aid

12. b) the cones

13. c) black

14. a) 1826

15. b) 1935

16. a) a heavy tripod

17. b) Hasselbrad 500EL (HEC)

18. c) intensity

19. a) 1861

20. c) blue


ANSWERS: Part 2, 21-40

21. a) magnesium fluoride

22. b) room

23. a) 1840

24. a) 1877

25. a) falls on the subject

26. c) Sir John Herschel

27. b) light writing

28. a) a particle of light energy

29. b) subtractive

30. c) 32 seconds

31. c) both

32. b) 1925

33. a) a slide projector

34. a) under exposure and under development

35. a) extreme tone separation

36. c) Magnum

37. b) Ricoh XR-S

38. a) old paper

39. b) a light and shade effect

40. b) 100 degrees centigrade


ANSWERS: Part 3, 41-60

41. a) Fox Talbot

42. a) photomicrography

43. c) light scattering in a condenser enlarger

44. b) lens coatings

45. c) 5400 K

46. a) mirror lens

47. b) back lighting

48. b) alkaline

49. c) light meters

50. a) 27

51. a) computer flashguns

52. b) used in focusing screens

53. a) red and blue light

54. a) all light

55. b) producing a sharp subject against a blurred background

56. c) 360 degrees

57. b) viewing and taking lenses being separate

58. a) true

59. a) partial reversal of image tones

60. b) a measure of an images edge sharpness


ANSWERS: Part 4, 61-80

61. a) 180 degrees

62. a) a method of producing a reversed image

63. c) the sun

64. c) a projector lens

65. b) Ansel Adams

66. a) 1946

67. b) 1924

68. a) true

69. b) 160%

70. c) joiner pictures

71. c) closer than they really are

72. a) a blue cast

73. b) a lens shade

74. b) true

75. c) 1893

76. b) cyan and magenta

77. c) both

78. b) f4 and 1/250

79. a) the power output of a flash

80. a) true


ANSWERS: Part 5, 81-100

81. a) oxidation

82. c) scratches on the glass

83. c) 355mm

84. b) for time-lapse photography

85. a) a remote flash trigger

86. a) 20.3 x 25.4cm

87. c) a slide viewer

88. b) 1600 ASA

89. c) under exposure

90. b) darkrooms

91. a) film

92. c) flashguns

93. a) 1:1

94. c) true

95. b) photojournalists

96. c) Pisces

97. b) darkroom work

98. a) Tamron

99. c) both

100. b) 6 different formats


References, bibliography and ideas:

Books:

Advanced Photography by John Hedgecoe

35mm Handbook by Micheal Freeman

Complete encyclopaedia of Photography by Micheal Langford

Complete guide to camera accessories by Robb Smith

Magazines (circa 1980 to 1984):

Practical Photography

Camera Weekly

35mm Photography

SLR Camera

Amateur Photographer

Other:

Personal experience

Also had input from some of my mentors at the time* including:
John Wade, Brian Durrant and Viktor Black

*(I was doing a course in freelance photography and photo-journalism)

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