100 multiple choice photography questions. 61-80

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


[Part 1 (1-20)] [Part 2 (21-40)] [Part 3 (41-60)] [Part 4 (61-80)] [Part 5 (81-100)]


61) What is the angle of view on a fisheye lens?

a) 180 degrees
b) 225 degrees
c) 270 degrees

62) The Albert effect is

a) a method of producing a reversed image
b) lens flare
c) a back-lighting effect

63) A chronographic camera is used to photograph

a) nighttime images with infrared
b) heat emission
c) the sun

64) The Petzval lens – designed in 1840 – is now used as

a) an enlarger lens
b) a camera lens
c) a projector lens

65) The ‘zone system’ was devised by

a) Fox Talbot
b) Ansel Adams
c) David Bailey

66) Ektachrome slide film was first released in

a) 1946
b) 1951
c) 1956

67) The first 35mm camera, made by Leica, came out in

a) 1914
b) 1924
c) 1934

68.) It is possible to develop black and white prints direct from colour negative film

a) true
b) false
c) not directly

69) 400 ASA black and white film rated at 3200 ASA would require an increase in developing time of

a) 80%
b) 160%
c) 240%

70) Artist David Hockney caused some controversy with his

a) religious pictures
b) nude pictures
c) joiner pictures

71) In underwater photography objects seem

a) further than they really are
b) normal
c) closer than they really are

72) Using tungsten film in daylight will cause a

a) blue cast
b) orange cast
c) green cast

73) A french flag is

a) a remote shutter release
b) a lens shade
c) a lens mount

74) Photocolor RT colour print chemical work at room temperature

a) false
b) true
c) wishful thinking

75) Disk film was used as early as

a) 1979
b) 1947
c) 1893

76) If a colour print has a blue cast you can correct it with

a) cyan and yellow
b) cyan and magenta
c) yellow and magenta

77) An over-exposed and over-developed negative will be

a) very contrasted
b) very dense
c) both

78.) If 400 ASA film needs 1/250 at f8, 100 ASA film will need

a) f5.6 and 1/250
b) f4 and 1/250
c) f8 and 1/125

79) Guide number refers to

a) the power output of a flash
b) the sprocket numbers on roll film
c) the focal length of a lens

80) Using ‘Universal’ colour film gives colour negative AND slides on the same roll

a) true
b) false
c) false as it’s black and white film


You can find the correct answers here : 100 multiple choice photography questions : answers

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