100 multiple choice photography questions : Answers

Multiple choice photography quiz: Answers

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


Background

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

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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)

Ack

Been playing with computers since the stone age, online since the '80s, and developing websites since the '90s.

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