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UNIVERSITY OF MORATUWA, SRI LANKA

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING END OF SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2007/2008 (Held in Aug 2008) B.Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL 2, JUNE TERM

DE 2290 PHOTOGRAPHY

Answer ALL questions in the answer sheet provided.

Time allowed: 1hour

Instructions to the candidate 1. 2. 3. This paper contains 45 multiple-choice-questions (MCQ) in 6 pages. All questions carry equal marks. You can take 1 hour for answering.

1. Which of the following image formats is appropriate for web publishing? a. M2 b. S c. M1 d. L 2. What will be the film speed which you use for a night function? a. ISO 400 b. ISO 100 c. ISO 200 d. ISO 800 3. In Av mode a. manually control aperture and firmware adjusts shutter speed b. manually control shutter speed and firmware adjusts aperture c. control both aperture and shutter speed manually d. control both aperture and shutter automatically 4. Which of the followings is not a creative shooting mode? a. manual b. flash-off c. Tv d. close-up 5. AI SERVO a. lets you focus multiple objects simultaneously b. is not an AF mode c. useful for portrait photography d. keeps the focused object focused despite its motion 6. You use your digital camera on a trip to the North Pole. Which of the followings will you probably experience ? a. camera will not function properly b. camera slows down c. photos will be dark at right exposure d. will find difficulties using AF 7. Which of the following statements is not true about macro lenses? a. they provide magnifications more than physical size of the subject b. they are generally used with a flash c. they are generally used on a tripod d. they are useful to discover finer details of a subject 8. Focus lock is useful when a. macro lens is used b. photographing a moving animal c. the camera needs to move without changing focus d. composing wide angle frames

9. What do you use the dioptric adjustment button on the camera? a. to adjust composition b. to make focusing easier and quicker c. to get a clear viewfinder image d. to control exposure level 10. in telephoto lenses a. field of view is narrow b. magnification is low c. depth field is wider d. focal length is adjustable 11. Which of the followings is not true about day light photography? a. a little under exposure can be helpful to record fine details b. flash can be used to eliminate shadows in portraits c. reflectors and diffusers help eliminate unwanted shadows d. daylight WB must always be used 12. Which of these statements is not true about handheld shooting? a. cradle the camera with the left hand b. use thumb and first finger for zooming and focusing c. loosely press the camera against forehead d. create a tripod between two arms and forehead 13. WB setting lets you a. spread existing colors evenly around white b. record natural color information under various lighting conditions c. record in the photograph what you actually see d. none of the above 14. As an advanced amateur, which mode should you use to photograph 100m short-track race? a. manual mode b. shutter priority c. program mode d. aperture priority 15. Which of the followings can be differentiated from others? a. macro lens b. zoom lens c. normal lens d. wide angle lens 16. In full auto shooting mode a. timer is disabled b. exposure is automatically set to the user preference c. closest object in the AF points is selected to focus d. object on the selected AF point is focused

17. Film speed is a. proportional to light sensitivity b. increased in day-light photography c. lowered in flash photography d. increased for enlargement photographs 18. Auto exposure bracketing allows a. exposure to be automated b. to take multiple shots of various exposure levels c. to override auto exposure d. exposure to be fine tuned 19. Which of the following focal lengths give normal photograph in digital cameras? a. 10mm b. 7mm c. 15mm d. 25mm 20. Which of the following expressions is not true about bulb exposure in digital cameras? a. lets you exposure times longer than 30s b. used only in manual shooting mode c. determines the long exposure automatically d. can be used to photographs start trails 21. Which of the following statements is true about tele-extenders a. they increase range of zoom lenses b. tele-extender is part of the camera body c. they are used to extend depth of field of the lens d. they are used to increase focal length of telephoto lenses by a factor 22. The difference between full auto (FA) and P mode is a. Full auto does not allow any user adjustment b. FA mode allows user to select from a list of settings c. P mode does not allow any user control d. FA mode allows user to control flash 23. IS (image stabilization) lenses a. have gyros and micro-motors within the lense, and compensate the motions of the lense b. are useful to reduce only the vertical blur of the photograph c. are useful to stabilize a moving subject d. need a firmware upgrade in the camera 24. What is the major difference between FULL AUTO and PROGRAMMED AE mode? a. the later allows to select from a number of shutter-aperture combinations b. the later always achieves a correct exposure c. the former lets you control the depth of field d. the later doesnt let you change the exposure level

25. Mirror Lock a. reduces blur b. is useful in photographing moving objects c. not useful in photographing portraits d. useful in high-speed shutter speeds 26. Suppose that you want to take a digital photo of you to post on your website. What is the recording format will you be using a. large b. medium c. small d. raw 27. Metering is the process of a. exposure calculation b. determining closest object to focus c. determining flash requirement d. determining brightness 28. The limiting shutter speed that would avoid blur in the photograph when a 600mm lens is used is a. 1/125 b. 1/250 c. 1/500 d. 1/1000 29. Auto exposure lock allows a. to override automatic exposure calculation b. lock the exposure settings c. to use fixed exposure level for multiple shots d. to properly expose any object within the frame 30. Which of the followings does not help to take a good landscape scenery? a. use morning or evening light b. use rule of thirds c. use a tripod d. use a short lens 31. Which of the followings is not true about digital zoom? a. it increases information quantity in the photograph b. it does not increase information quantity in the photograph c. it does not increase resolution of the photograph d. it is useful in making banners 32. Which of these is not relevant with lens mounting of a digital camera? a. check electrical contacts before mounting b. check electrical contacts before mounting c. keep the lens release button always d. turn off the camera before mounting/unmounting the lens

33. Photographing an infant does not involve a. low angle b. expression c. rule of thirds d. lens type 34. Which of these is not a composition technique a. rule of thirds b. expression c. golden points d. s-curve 35. Suppose you want to photograph a kid in the evening twilight, holding an oil lamp. What exposure mode will you select if the oil lamp is positioned at one of the trisect points? [hint: a good photograph will have the flame little over exposed and the kid and the twilight properly exposed] a. spot metering b. evaluative metering c. center-weighted average d. partial metering 36. Which of the followings is the most important in photography? a. understanding the composition b. understanding the scene c. understanding the light d. understanding the camera 37. When using a 35mm film sensor, which of the followings is a normal lens a. 40mm b. 70mm c. 25mm d. 50mm 38. Suppose that you want to photograph a bird on a tree branch. Which of the followings will you not be practicing? a. select and use a single AF point b. use mirror lock c. set AF mode to AI SERVO d. use continuous drive mode 39. A photograph is taken in fully automatic mode with 125, and 8.0. Which of the followings will give an under exposure on the same conditions? a. 250, 5.6 b. 60, 13.0 c. 125, 5.6 d. 500, 4.8

40. Black or red pixels if you notice on the LCD screen of a digital camera a. are dead pixels b. will deteriorate the photo c. is a temporary anomaly d. none of these 41. When you are preparing to take an out- door photograph, suddenly a rainy cloud covered the light, to maintain the technical quality of the of the photograph which of the followings is an appropriate remedy a. change the film to a high speed film b. wait until the cloud moves c. increase the aperture d. slow down the shutter speed 42. Which of these is not an exposure factor? a. light b. film speed c. speed of the subject d. shutter speed 43. AF points allows you a. select the area on the viewfinder for focusing b. automatically focus to the nearest foreground object c. get the average focusing distance d. to select which object to be properly focused 44. Which one of the followings is not a metering mode a. evaluative b. center-weighted c. spot partial d. spot 45. Auto exposure bracketing allows you a. select underexposure by a selected amount b. to take two additional shots about the set exposure level c. select overexposure by a selected amount d. all of the above

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DE 2290 PHOTOGRAPHY END OF SEMESTER EXAMINATION 2007/2008 (Held in Aug 2008) B.Sc. ENGINEERING LEVEL 2, JUNE TERM

Index number Field of specialization

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