Most Famous Paintings Quiz

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Its all about art and even if you aren't a lover of this subject, you will definitely find this quiz interesting.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Birth of Venus is considered to be one of the top 10 paintings of all time. Who made it?

    • A.

      Claude Monet

    • B.

      Sandro Botticelli

    • C.

      Rembrandt van Rijn

    • D.

      Edvard Munch

    Correct Answer
    B. Sandro Botticelli
    Explanation
    Sandro Botticelli made The Birth of Venus, which is considered to be one of the top 10 paintings of all time.

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  • 2. 

    Which famous painting is also referred to as "The Dutch Monalisa"

    • A.

      Guernica

    • B.

      Night Watch

    • C.

      Girl with a Pearl Earring

    • D.

      Dutch Mona Lisa

    Correct Answer
    C. Girl with a Pearl Earring
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Girl with a Pearl Earring." This painting is often referred to as "The Dutch Mona Lisa" because it is considered one of the most iconic and enigmatic portraits in Dutch art, similar to how the Mona Lisa is regarded in Italian art. The painting's subject, a young woman wearing a pearl earring, is depicted in a similar three-quarter pose and has a mysterious gaze, reminiscent of Leonardo da Vinci's famous portrait. The nickname highlights the painting's significance and popularity in the art world.

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  • 3. 

    Guernica is one of Pablo Piccaso's famous paintings. In which year did he complete it?

    • A.

      1934

    • B.

      1935

    • C.

      1936

    • D.

      1937

    Correct Answer
    D. 1937
    Explanation
    Pablo Picasso completed the famous painting Guernica in 1937. Guernica is a powerful anti-war painting that depicts the bombing of the town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. It is considered one of Picasso's most important works and a symbol of the horrors of war. The painting is characterized by its monochromatic color palette and chaotic composition, with distorted figures and animals. Its completion in 1937 coincided with the height of the Spanish Civil War, making it a significant and timely artistic response to the conflict.

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  • 4. 

    Where would you find the painting "The Last Supper"?

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      Venice

    • C.

      Milan

    • D.

      Naples

    Correct Answer
    C. Milan
    Explanation
    "The Last Supper" painting can be found in Milan. This famous artwork was created by Leonardo da Vinci and is located in the refectory of the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy. The painting depicts the biblical scene of the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples. It is renowned for its artistic and historical significance, making Milan the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Vincent van Gogh became very famous for this painting. Which one is it?

    • A.

      The Scream

    • B.

      Creation of Adam

    • C.

      Starry Night

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Starry Night
    Explanation
    Vincent van Gogh became very famous for his painting called "Starry Night." This artwork is renowned for its vibrant colors, swirling brushstrokes, and depiction of a night sky filled with stars. Van Gogh's unique style and emotional expression in this piece have made it one of his most recognizable and celebrated works.

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  • 6. 

    After whom, is the famous painting of "Monalisa" named?

    • A.

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • B.

      Lisa del Giocondo

    • C.

      Vincenzo Peruggia

    • D.

      Liza del Gocondo

    Correct Answer
    B. Lisa del Giocondo
    Explanation
    The famous painting of "Monalisa" is named after Lisa del Giocondo, who was the wife of Florentine merchant Francesco del Giocondo. The painting is believed to have been commissioned by Francesco as a portrait of his wife. Leonardo da Vinci, the artist behind the painting, is renowned for his skill and mastery in capturing the enigmatic smile and expression of Lisa del Giocondo, which has made the painting one of the most iconic and recognizable in the world.

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  • 7. 

    Who painted, "The Scream"?

    • A.

      Vincent van Gogh

    • B.

      Piet Mondrian

    • C.

      Edvard Munch

    • D.

      Gerard David

    Correct Answer
    C. Edvard Munch
    Explanation
    Edvard Munch is the correct answer because he is the artist who painted "The Scream." This iconic painting is one of Munch's most famous works and is known for its expression of intense emotion and psychological distress. Vincent van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, and Gerard David are all notable artists, but they did not paint "The Scream."

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  • 8. 

    In which year was the famous painting, "The Night Watch" completed?

    • A.

      1642

    • B.

      1643

    • C.

      1644

    • D.

      1645

    Correct Answer
    A. 1642
    Explanation
    The famous painting "The Night Watch" was completed in the year 1642.

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