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Photography Chapter 3

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

 1. 

With a SLR camera, the R stands for “reflex” which
a.
steadies the lens when taking the photo
c.
controls the voltage in the CCD
b.
moves the viewfinder’s mirror out of the way when taking the photo
d.
sends the image to the memory card
 

 2. 

A prime lens
a.
doesn’t focus as well as a zoom lens
c.
doesn’t zoom
b.
has a limited zoom ability
d.
isn’t appropriate for SLR cameras
 

 3. 

In its basic configuration all cameras have 3 elements except
a.
a lightproof box
c.
a lens
b.
a light meter
d.
a recording medium
 

 4. 

Digital zoom on a point-and-shoot camera
a.
is a good solution instead of getting closer to the subject
c.
is most effective on outdoor photos
b.
is better than optical zoom
d.
lowers the resolution of the finished photo
 

 5. 

When using the playback controls, which can’t be done
a.
zoom on a particular photo
c.
show an image’s info
b.
take a photo
d.
delete an image
 

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

 6. 

The sensor in a digital camera is the same size as 35mm film
 

 7. 

With a point-and-shoot camera, an optical viewfinder shows exatly what the camera will photograph
 

 8. 

the sampling rate of a sensor is basically the number of pixels on the sensor
 

 9. 

The focal plane of the camera is the distance in millimeters of the focusing lens
 

 10. 

Stabilization hardware will drain the battery faster than not using stabilization hardware
 

 11. 

With a SLR camera, only one lens is used to expose the sensor and the viewfinder
 

 12. 

On a SLR camera, the status display shows speed, apeture, and ISO settings
 

 13. 

Most SLR cameras have the option of using a viewfinder or LCD screen
 

 14. 

On a 35mm film camera, a 50mm lens is considered a “normal” lens, which one that is roughly equivalent to what the naked eye sees
 

 15. 

A pinhole camera doesn’t have a lens
 



 
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