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Photography Mid-Term Quiz



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

 1. 

JPEGS are used because they support layers.
 

 2. 

Screen resolution is determined by the number of pixels.
 

 3. 

A pixel is the smallest display element on a screen.
 

 4. 

If your page display is in Portrait mode, the height will be greater than the width.
 

 5. 

To zoom in, use CTRL + /
 

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

 6. 

What is the best tool to use to stabilize the camera?
a.
Shoe
c.
Foot
b.
Tripod
d.
Chair
 

 7. 

What famous photographer started the San Francisco Institute of Photography?
a.
Ansel Adams
c.
George Eastman
b.
Dorothy Lange
d.
Brassai
 

 8. 

Which photoshop tool would be the best choice to repair an old photo?
a.
marquee
c.
pen
b.
eyedropper
d.
spot healing brush
 

 9. 

What shutter speed would you choose to “freeze” a moving vehicle?
a.
f21
c.
1/1000 th
b.
200
d.
1/10 th
 

 10. 

Which photoshop tool will lighten the area to which it is applied?
a.
dodge tool
c.
burn tool
b.
pen tool
d.
lasso tool
 

 11. 

What is aperture measured in?
a.
pixels
c.
RGB
b.
f Stops
d.
fractions of a second
 

 12. 

Use the photoshop pen tool to...
a.
write on your picture
c.
ink an area
b.
make a path of a chosen area
d.
sharpen a picture
 

 13. 

Which setting(s) can affect the amount of light in your picture?
a.
aperture
c.
ISO
b.
shutter speed
d.
all of the above
 

 14. 

What does shutter speed do?
a.
controls sensitivity of the camera’s exposure to light
c.
controls the distance of the opening
b.
controls the time that the lens is open
d.
controls pixel quality
 

 15. 

What are the three main camera settings?
a.
zoom, crop, delete
c.
blur, dodge, burn
b.
highlight, hue, saturation
d.
ISO, aperture, shutter speed
 

 16. 

When opening a new image to edit  in photoshop, you should first;
a.
select the pen tool
c.
begin your edits
b.
add a vector mask
d.
duplicate the background layer
 

 17. 

When was the Dagurreotype invented?
a.
1839
c.
1925
b.
1900
d.
1872
 

 18. 

What is the rule of thirds?
a.
Divides your image in 4ths
c.
helps find focal points
b.
helps you zoom in
d.
photoshop tool
 

 19. 

What is a good way to compensate for height differences in subjects?
a.
step back
c.
seat your subjects
b.
zoom in
d.
stand on a stool
 

 20. 

What is the benefit of using layer masks in photoshop?
a.
They are non-destructive
c.
They work better than regular masks
b.
They allow you to rotate layers
d.
They support pixel obfuscation
 

 21. 

For print documents, use this color mode.
a.
RGB
c.
CMYB
b.
CMYK
d.
KGB
 

 22. 

The number of colors a pixel can display at one time
a.
256
c.
1024
b.
16 bit
d.
1
 

 23. 

Chroma refers to
a.
time
c.
color
b.
bumper coatings
d.
resolution
 

 24. 

By default, Photoshop fill colors are set to
a.
black foreground, white background
c.
black foreground, black background
b.
white foreground, black background
d.
white foreground, white background
 

 25. 

Attach a camera to a tripod with a
a.
foot
c.
shoe
b.
glue
d.
trisette
 

Matching
 
 
a.
Crtl + C
i.
V
b.
Crtl + V
j.
M
c.
Crtl + X
k.
L
d.
Crtl + Z
l.
B
e.
Crtl + A
m.
]
f.
Crtl + 0 (zero)
n.
[
g.
Crtl + S
o.
T
h.
Crtl + N
p.
X
 

 26. 

Copy
 

 27. 

Paste
 

 28. 

Cut
 

 29. 

Undo
 

 30. 

Select all
 

 31. 

Fit to screen
 

 32. 

Save
 

 33. 

New document
 

 34. 

Move tool
 

 35. 

Marquee
 

 36. 

Lasso
 

 37. 

Brush
 

 38. 

Increase brush size
 

 39. 

Decrease brush size
 

 40. 

Text tool
 

 41. 

Switch foreground and background colors
 



 
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