SECTION 4 Questions 31-40
Choose the correct letter, A, B or C.
The history of moving pictures
31 Some photographs of a horse running showed
A all feet off the ground.
B at least one foot on the ground.
C two feet off the ground.
32 The Scotsman employed by Edison
A designed a system to use the technology Edison had invented.
B used available technology to make a new system.
C was already an expert in motion picture technology.
33 One major problem with the first system was that
A only one person could be filmed.
B people could only see very short films.
C the camera was very heavy.
34 Rival systems started to appear in Europe after people had
A been told about the American system.
B seen the American system.
C used the American system.
35 In 1895, a famous new system was developed by
A a French team working alone.
B a French and German team working together.
C a German team who invented the word ‘cinema’.
36 Longer films were not made at the time because of problems involving
A the subject matter.
B the camera.
C the film projector.
37 The ‘Lantham Loop’ invention relied on
A removing tension between the film reels.
B adding three more film reels to the system.
C making one of the film reels more effective.
Complete the sentences below.
Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each answer.
38 The first motion picture was called The ..............
39 .............. were used for the first time on film in 1926.
40 Subtitles were added to The Lights of New York because of its.............. .