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Ansel Adams: The Man Behind the Camera

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Ansel Adams The Man Behind the Camera game quiz
"You've seen his photographs, but how much do you know about the man who took them? Enjoy!"

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1. Ansel Adams was born on February 20, 1902. In what city?
    San Francisco, California
    Los Angeles, California
    Seattle, Washington
    Sacramento, California


2. What body part of Adams' was broken during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake?
    nose
    arm
    leg
    wrist


3. What instrument did Adams play?
    violin
    piano
    guitar
    cello


4. Ansel Adams is best known for his photographs of what U.S. National Park?
    Rocky Mountain National Park
    Yellowstone National Park
    Yosemite National Park
    Grand Canyon National Park


5. Along with his photography, Ansel Adams is also known for his love of the environment and conservation. What environmental organization did he join at the age of seventeen and later become an influential member of?
    National Geographic Society
    National Wildlife Federation
    American Bird Conservancy
    Sierra Club


6. What was the name of Adams' wife, whom he married in 1928?
    Margrethe Mather
    Virginia Best
    Imogen Cunningham
    Nancy Newhall


7. In 1980, Ansel Adams received what award from President Jimmy Carter?
    National Medal of Arts
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Presidential Citizens Medal
    Presidential Medal of Freedom


8. Ansel Adams died on April 22, 1984. What caused his death?
    car accident
    pancreatic cancer
    pneumonia
    cardiovascular disease


9. Ansel Adams has a mountain named after him.
    True
    False


10. In what year was Ansel Adams inducted to the California Hall of Fame?
    2006
    2007
    2008
    2009


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