3rd Quarter Ind Read- More Than Meets The Eye- Hemann

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 35

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  • 1. 
    What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      Some artists still paint portraits for a living.

    • B. 

      Van Gogh and Picasso were the best portrait painters.

    • C. 

      Portrait painting has changed since photography was invented.

    • D. 

      Painted portraits are more pleasing than photographs.

  • 2. 
    In the past, how were portraits of powerful people and ordinary people different? Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Size of portrait

    • B. 

      Time it took to create

    • C. 

      Amount of details

    • D. 

      Type of framing

  • 3. 
    Why do you think common people had smaller, simpler portraits made?
    • A. 

      Common people enjoyed smaller pictures more than larger pictures.

    • B. 

      Common people didn’t have a lot of time to wait for larger pictures to be made.

    • C. 

      Common people didn’t have as much money as the richer people to have bigger portraits made.

    • D. 

      Artists believed common people should be portrayed in smaller pictures rather than larger pictures.

  • 4. 
    Before photography was invented, it was important for a portrait to
    • A. 

      Use bright, bold colors

    • B. 

      Include many interesting details

    • C. 

      Be creative and unusual

    • D. 

      Look like the person who posed for it

  • 5. 
    Which statement from the selection expresses an opinion?
    • A. 

      "Many artists painted portraits for a living."

    • B. 

      "The portraits they painted were often boring and forgettable."

    • C. 

      "Artists usually did not take many creative chances."

    • D. 

      "Customers who wanted realistic portraits could pose for photographs."

  • 6. 
    Which statement states a fact?
    • A. 

      Picasso lived from 1881 to 1973.

    • B. 

      Van Gogh's colors were surprising and unreal.

    • C. 

      Picasso's work was rather strange.

    • D. 

      Unrealistic portraits will always be popular.

  • 7. 
    What would be the cause for this effect?Cause: _________________Effect: Extra work for the artist.
    • A. 

      The paint was watery and runny.

    • B. 

      They used the wrong colors.

    • C. 

      The customers did not like a creative change to their picture.

  • 8. 
    What would be the effect for this cause?Cause: The artists did not take creative chances.Effect: ________________________________
    • A. 

      The customers did not like their portraits.

    • B. 

      The portraits were boring, and forgettable.

    • C. 

      The painters would enjoy painting.

  • 9. 
    What would be the effect for this cause?Cause: Photography was invented and could take people's portraits.Effect: _____________________________
    • A. 

      Everyone bought a camera.

    • B. 

      People didn’t like their portraits anymore.

    • C. 

      Artists started to create more creative portraits.

  • 10. 
    When he painted a portrait, Van Gogh was mostly interested in
    • A. 

      Making the picture look like a photograph.

    • B. 

      Trying to show the person's feelings.

    • C. 

      Creating a pattern of colors.

    • D. 

      Making the person look attractive.

  • 11. 
    How is hopeless and confused shown in Van Gogh’s painting of himself?
    • A. 

      He used dark shadows and swirls of blue.

    • B. 

      He wrote a caption for his picture that viewers could read.

    • C. 

      Van Gogh didn’t show hopeless and confused feelings in his portraits.

    • D. 

      He used bright colors, and stars in the background.

  • 12. 
    People who were used to the old type of portraits probably thought Picasso's portraits were
    • A. 

      Pretty

    • B. 

      Boring

    • C. 

      Strange

    • D. 

      Realistic

  • 13. 
    The selection says, "Some artists have even incorporated photographs into their work." What  does incorporated mean?
    • A. 

      Showed a dislike for

    • B. 

      Forgot or ignored

    • C. 

      Included as a part of

    • D. 

      Imitated or copied

  • 14. 
    What does, “following in the steps of” mean in paragraph 6?
    • A. 

      Walking on the stairs behind someone.

    • B. 

      Staying in the shadows.

    • C. 

      Being a leader of a new technique of drawing.

    • D. 

      Using the same techniques as someone before you.

  • 15. 
    The author's main purpose in this selection is to
    • A. 

      Tell an amusing story about artists who paint portraits.

    • B. 

      Tell how a portrait should be painted.

    • C. 

      Convince people to have their portraits painted.

    • D. 

      Explain how portrait painting has changed.

  • 16. 
    The author would probably agree that
    • A. 

      Artists should stop trying to paint portraits.

    • B. 

      The best portraits were painted long ago.

    • C. 

      Artists should not use photographs in portraits.

    • D. 

      There are many ways to paint a portrait.

  • 17. 
    How are portraits by Vincent Van Gogh and Andy Warhol alike?Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      Unrealistic colors

    • B. 

      Incorporated feelings

    • C. 

      Not intended to be true to life

    • D. 

      Liked to break up features