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Question 1: This is due to the statistics of grain activation: as the film becomes progressively more exposed, each incident ________ is less likely to impact a still-unexposed grain, yielding the logarithmic behavior.
ElectronStandard ModelAtomPhoton

Question 2: Beginning in the 1920s, nitrate film was replaced with ________ or "safety film".
NitrocelluloseAcetic acidCellulose triacetateCellulose acetate

Question 3: Instead, expensive lenses made of ________ must be used.

Question 4: When the emulsion is sufficiently exposed to light (or other forms of electromagnetic radiation such as ________), it forms a latent (invisible) image.
Ionizing radiationNuclear fusionRadiation therapyX-ray

Question 5: 120/220 (for use in ________ photography)
Medium format (film)Film formatDigital cameraDigital photography

Question 6: The first photographic film was made from highly flammable nitrocellulose with ________ as a plasticizer (celluloid).
MentholNitric acidCamphorUrea

Question 7: ________ films may be shot in standard cameras using an infrared band- or long-pass filter, although the infrared focal point must be compensated for.
InfraredX-rayUltravioletElectromagnetic spectrum

Question 8: Experiments with ________ were first made in 1861, but generally usable color films only became available in the 1930s.
Color photographyRGB color modelPhotographic printingPhotographic processing

Question 9: Film optimized for sensing ________ and for gamma rays is sometimes used for radiation dosimetry and personal monitoring.
Nuclear fusionRadiation therapyX-rayIonizing radiation

Question 10: These films generally require special equipment; for example, most photographic lenses are made of ________ and will therefore filter out most ultraviolet light.
MACORBorosilicate glassGlassCranberry glass


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