Famous Sculptures Trivia

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Famous Sculptures Trivia - Quiz

How much do you know about sculptures? We will put your knowledge to the test, so strap on your safety goggles, we're going traveling!


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  • 1. 

    Who was the model for the statue of liberty?

    • A.

      Sculptor's mother

    • B.

      Famous actress

    • C.

      Sculptor's wife

    • D.

      Famous singer

    Correct Answer
    A. Sculptor's mother
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sculptor's mother. The Statue of Liberty was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, who used his own mother, Charlotte, as the model for the statue. This is a common practice among artists, as using a familiar face helps to create a more personal and meaningful piece of art.

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  • 2. 

    What is Michelangelo's most famous work?

    • A.

      The Madonna of the Steps

    • B.

      Madonna and Child

    • C.

      David

    • D.

      Pieta

    Correct Answer
    C. David
    Explanation
    David is Michelangelo's most famous work. It is a marble sculpture of the biblical hero David, depicted in a powerful and dynamic pose. The sculpture is admired for its intricate details, such as the muscular structure and the intense expression on David's face. It is considered a masterpiece of Renaissance art and is housed in the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence, Italy.

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  • 3. 

    Who sculpted The Thinker?

    • A.

      Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    • B.

      Donatello

    • C.

      Michelangelo

    • D.

      Auguste Rodin

    Correct Answer
    D. Auguste Rodin
    Explanation
    Auguste Rodin is the correct answer because he is the sculptor who created the famous sculpture called "The Thinker." This iconic artwork depicts a seated figure deep in thought, with its hand resting on its chin. Rodin's sculpture is known for its attention to detail and realistic portrayal of human anatomy. The Thinker has become one of the most recognizable sculptures in the world and is considered a masterpiece of modern art.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the sculptor of Discobolus? 

    • A.

      Donatello

    • B.

      Myron of Eleutherae

    • C.

      Auguste Rodin

    • D.

      Antonio Canova

    Correct Answer
    B. Myron of Eleutherae
    Explanation
    Myron of Eleutherae is the correct answer because he is the renowned ancient Greek sculptor who is credited with creating the iconic sculpture of Discobolus. The Discobolus, also known as the Discus Thrower, is a masterpiece of classical sculpture depicting an athlete in the act of throwing a discus. Myron's skill in capturing the human form in motion and his attention to detail made him one of the most celebrated sculptors of his time. His work had a significant influence on later artists and continues to be admired for its beauty and realism.

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  • 5. 

    In which country is Christ the Redeemer located?

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      Venezuela

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      Argentina

    Correct Answer
    C. Brazil
    Explanation
    Christ the Redeemer is located in Brazil. It is a famous statue of Jesus Christ that stands atop the Corcovado mountain in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The statue is one of the most iconic landmarks in Brazil and attracts millions of tourists every year.

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  • 6. 

    Where is The Little Mermaid statue located?

    • A.

      Netherland

    • B.

      Denmark

    • C.

      Switzerland

    • D.

      Finland

    Correct Answer
    B. Denmark
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Denmark because the Little Mermaid statue is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. The statue was inspired by the fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen, who was Danish. It has become an iconic symbol of Copenhagen and a popular tourist attraction.

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  • 7. 

    Once known as "Dying Gladiator", now has a different name, and that is:

    • A.

      The Defeated

    • B.

      The Dying Gaul

    • C.

      Surender

    • D.

      Victory

    Correct Answer
    B. The Dying Gaul
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Dying Gaul". This is because the question states that the sculpture was once known as "Dying Gladiator", indicating that it depicts a dying warrior. The term "Gaul" refers to the ancient Celtic people who inhabited parts of Europe, including present-day France. Therefore, the name "The Dying Gaul" is a more accurate description of the sculpture's subject matter.

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  • 8. 

    Who are the creators of Chimera of Arezzo?

    • A.

      Etruscan

    • B.

      Donatello

    • C.

      Rodin

    • D.

      Michelangelo

    Correct Answer
    A. Etruscan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Etruscan. The Chimera of Arezzo is an ancient Etruscan bronze statue that was discovered in Arezzo, Italy. It is believed to have been created by an Etruscan sculptor during the 5th century BC. The statue depicts a mythical creature with the body of a lion, the head of a goat, and a serpent as its tail. It is considered to be one of the finest examples of Etruscan art and is now housed in the Archaeological Museum of Florence.

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  • 9. 

    Which American president is represented in this sculpture?

    • A.

      George Washington

    • B.

      Teddie Roosvelt

    • C.

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D.

      Barack Obama

    Correct Answer
    C. Abraham Lincoln
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Abraham Lincoln. This sculpture represents a famous American president, and based on the given options, Abraham Lincoln is the only president whose name is spelled correctly. Therefore, it can be inferred that the sculpture represents Abraham Lincoln.

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  • 10. 

    What is the name of this sculpture

    • A.

      The Kiss

    • B.

      The Love

    • C.

      The Lust

    • D.

      The Infatuation

    Correct Answer
    A. The Kiss
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The Kiss" because it is the name of the sculpture depicted in the question.

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