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Practice test6answerst - Telecommunications 3010 Spring...

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Telecommunications 3010 Spring 2010 Test 6 Select the best answer for each item. 1. Each of the following is true except: A. The term “persistence of vision” refers to the fact that the human eye retains an image for a short period of time. B. Thomas Edison believed that his phonograph invention was more important than motion pictures. C. D. W. Griffith’s Intolerance was not as successful as Birth of a Nation . D. During the 1930s Paramount was one of the major movie studios. E. Movie-goers of the 1930s openly protested against the provisions of the Motion Picture Code. E 2. One of the characteristics of Alfred Hitchcock’s films is that they often contain A. alarming crimes that take place in public places B. slapstick comedy C. gruesome, realistic scenes of violent crimes D. obvious details that easily reveal clues to the story E. Orson Welles as a star A 3. Which of the following statements is true? A. Developed in the 1930s, color caught on quickly. B. The Hollywood 10 are movie practitioners who have won more than ten Academy Awards. C. Movie studios continued to prevent use of their archives by television stations until the late 1970s. D. Since the 1950s, movies have been protected by the First Amendment. E. TriStar was established by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and David Geffen. D 4. Which company was not part of the Motion Picture Patents Company? A. Edison B. Biograph C. Vitagraph D. Universal E. Kodak Answer: D 5. The Birth of a Nation was directed by A. Steven Spielberg. B. William Dickson. C. Edwin S. Porter.
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D. Billy Bitzer. E. D. W. Griffith. Answer: E 6. The Motion Pictures Patent Company A. was outlawed by the courts in 1917. B. encouraged long movies because they could be shown in plush theaters. C. gave top billing to Douglas Fairbanks. D. was centered in Los Angeles. E. invalidated all the patents claimed for motion picture equipment up to that time. Answer: A 7. Vertical integration refers to A. theaters having to rent a group of films from a particular studio in order to get any of the films. B. an attempt by the MPPDA to equate stars’ lives on the screens with their real lives. C. one company controlling movie production, distribution, and exhibition. D. producing films partly in Hollywood and partly in New York. E. a filming method whereby the camera was held at an angle. Answer: C 8. California Governor Stanford made a $25,000 bet that a horse has all 4 legs up while galloping. Who proved him right? A. Thomas Edison B. Eadweard Muybridge C. Fatty Arbuckle D. George Eastman E. Auguste Luminére B 9. What is A Trip to the Moon known for? A. the first use of a telescope with a motion picture camera
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