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History of Cameras …Quiz

Many of us owns something that could take a picture … be it a camera or a phone. We probably use it daily, snapping away as we walk around the neighbourhood or on the way to work/school.

I’ve gotten a little curious about how camera works and comes about … and so I did some reading … and then well, why not a quiz about the history of cameras?

  • Question of

    He is the creator of photography

    • Helmut Gernsheim
    • Joseph Nicéphore Niépce
    • Louis Daguerre
  • Question of

    The first “Cameras” started out as …

    • an accidental discovery during a blackout
    • an aid for drawing and painting
    • training for spies and secret agents
  • Question of

    This camera was invented by Oskar Barnack and put into production in 1925

    • Argus C3
    • Asahiflex IIb
      DCF 1.0
    • Leica I
  • Question of

    The 1st photograph was not permanent, it was on…

    • a piece of paper coated with silver chloride
    • a piece of wood coated with calcium chloride
    • a piece of metal coated with silver nitrate
  • Question of

    This is the oldest surviving camera photograph

    • View from Saint-Loup-de-Varennes
    • View from the Window at Le Gras
    • Le vase en porcelaine
  • Question of

    The early photographs were mainly on …

    • stones
    • paper
    • metal plates
    • wood
  • Question of

    The first pentaprism SLR is …

    • Contax S
    • Hasselblad 1600F
    • Nikon F
  • Question of

    The first consumer camera with a liquid crystal display on the back was the Casio QV-10 developed by a team led by Hiroyuki Suetaka in …

    • 1989
    • 1990
    • 1992
    • 1995
  • Question of

    The daguerreotypy, was the first publicly available photographic process, and for nearly twenty years it was the one most commonly used.

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Informal “candid” portraits became popular in the late 1870s, due to

    • increase in photograpgy lovers
    • invention of “instantaneous” snapshot exposures
    • popularity of painter/artist, Camille Doncieux’s works


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