ENG 225 Week 2 week 1


  1. Which of the following is usually true of the scenes in which film actors perform?

Multiple versions of each scene are shot

  1. What kind of film is least likely to use the three-point lighting system?

A documentary

  1. Method actors draw upon which primary source for their roles?

Their own experiences

  1. Shooting the same scene from multiple camera viewpoints to provide options for the director is known as what?


  1. Which element of mise en scène is typically designed by the cinematographer?


  1. What is another name for the cinematographer?

Director of photography

  1. Which of the following is true of a realistic acting style?

It can seem stylized to audiences from different eras

  1. How does the cinematographer control color in a scene?

By using color filters

  1. In addition to acting, which of the following is part of a movie’s mise en scène?


  1. In today’s movie industry, who is most responsible for creating and maintaining a star’s persona?


  1. What is a theme?

An idea, subject, or topic that pervades the plot

  1. Which of the following leads to the deepest appreciation of a film?

Paying attention to what a film is trying to say

  1. Why do some filmmakers object to the widespread availability of films on computers and mobile devices?

It causes viewers to miss details in films

  1. In a scene from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the title characters are holed up inside a building discussing their plans for future bank robberies while the audience is shown the entire Bolivian army gathering outside to kill them. The filmmakers are making use of what literary element in this scene?

Dramatic irony

  1. A good film critic is likely to do which of the following?

Examine a film on many levels

  1. If a film depicts the bungling efforts of army officers and soldiers in order to demonstrate the absurdity of military behavior and values, it is employing what literary technique?


  1. Which is the best description of the difference between “plot” and “story”?

Story is what happens, and plot is how it happens

  1. Which of the following is a demonstration of media literacy?

Recognizing how a movie manipulates the audience’s reactions to it

  1. If a film constantly lets the audience know more than the characters, which point of view does it have?


  1. Which of the following is primarily responsible for piecing individual shots and scenes together in coherent form?