A Quiz On Art Appreciation: Trivia!

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A Quiz On Art Appreciation: Trivia!

What do you know about art appreciation? Art appreciation is the expertise and understanding of all the variables which define art. It is through art appreciation that you will learn how to understand the artist and their content, as well as learning how to recognize an artist’s craft. Each artist is unique. It takes a keen eye to be able to spot genuinely great art. Try this quiz and find out whatever you know about art appreciation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The building material that the Romans developed was:
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Concrete

    • D. 

      Tar

  • 2. 
    A Kore is 
    • A. 

      An Archaic, nude female statue

    • B. 

      An Archaic, clothed female statue

    • C. 

      A Classical, nude male

    • D. 

      An Archaic, nude male

  • 3. 
    A fibula is
    • A. 

      A brooch or pin that is used to hold a garment together usually at the shoulder

    • B. 

      A bone in your arm

    • C. 

      A medal for an ancient Roman

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Italian for “set against “or counterpoise, shifting most of your weight on one leg.
    • A. 

      Contrapposto

    • B. 

      Counter Shifting

    • C. 

      Standing Erect

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The room in the temple that housed the image of the god to whom the temple was dedicated to
    • A. 

      Basillica

    • B. 

      Holy Room

    • C. 

      Cella

    • D. 

      Transcept

  • 6. 
    This column has a base; the capital incorporates a double scroll
    • A. 

      Doric

    • B. 

      Corinthian

    • C. 

      Tuscan

    • D. 

      Ionic

  • 7. 
    The monumental structure, originating in Rome, pierced by at least one arched passageway and erected to honor an important person or commemorate a significant event.
    • A. 

      Temple

    • B. 

      Equestrian Statue

    • C. 

      Triumphal arch

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A significant feature on the exterior of Roman architecture is
    • A. 

      Doric Columns

    • B. 

      Porticos

    • C. 

      Arches

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Tumuli were tombs of
    • A. 

      Romans

    • B. 

      Greeks

    • C. 

      Egyptians

    • D. 

      Etruscans

  • 10. 
    Spolia is
    • A. 

      Paintings found in Etruscan tombs

    • B. 

      The reuse of reliefs, sculptures, etc put in a different place

    • C. 

      New pioeces of architecture and reliefs

    • D. 

      None of the above