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Chapter 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Dynamic range refers to the range
a.
from the darkest amount of light percievable to the brightest
c.
from the darkest color to white
b.
the smallest ISO setting to the biggest
d.
the range from the closest to the most distant object that can be photographed
 

 2. 

When moving the f-stop from 5 to 6, you have
a.
increased the amount of light entering the camera by 100%
c.
cut the amount of light entering the camera by half
b.
made the camera more sensitive to colors
d.
changed the sensitivity of the camera to double it’s previous value
 

 3. 

Which is the “coolest” light?
a.
green
c.
red
b.
sunlight
d.
blue
 

 4. 

The study of photography covers craft, which is
a.
the art of percieving a good scene.
c.
the use of auxiliary equipment
b.
the sophistation of the art.
d.
the mechanics of taking a good photo.
 

 5. 

The human eye is most sensitive to
a.
motion
c.
colors
b.
peripheral vision
d.
amount of light
 

 6. 

The longer the image is exposed in a digital camera
a.
colors are enhanced
c.
only blues are enhanced
b.
the more details are seen
d.
the more noise appears
 

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 7. 

Different types of light bulbs give off different color of light.
 

 8. 

The human eye can percieve over 100 million colors.
 

 9. 

A photodiode in a digital camera serves the same purpose as silver halide in a film camera.
 

 10. 

A single piece of film is both an imaging medium and a storage device.
 

 11. 

The cones in the human eye are of 3 types, each sensitive to different amounts of light.
 

 12. 

The human eye automatically corrects for colors in different types of light.
 

 13. 

In film photography, a negative reverses the light and dark areas of the finished print.
 

 14. 

Film is made of celluloid
 

 15. 

Silver Halide crystals turn light when exposed to light.
 



 
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