Learn About Art Basics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Learn About Art Basics! Trivia Questions Quiz

This is a first-day basic art course quiz to obtain information about students basic art knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the follow groups are Elements and Principles of Design?
    • A. 

      Pencil, ink, chalk

    • B. 

      Line, shape, balance

    • C. 

      Paper, canvas, clay

  • 2. 
    1. a line that is suggested by the positions of shapes or objects within  a design.  2 a line that suggested by movement or a gesture rather than being physically drawn or constructed.
  • 3. 
    1. Point in motion. 2 a series of adjacent points, 3. A connection between points. 4. an implied connection between points. It is one of the basic elements of design.
  • 4. 
    1. a clearly defined area around a positive shape or form. 2 a shape created through the absence of an object rather than through the presence of an object.
  • 5. 
    A flat, enclose area created when a  line connects to enclose an area, an area is surrounded by other shapes, or an area is filled with color or texture.
  • 6. 
    The visual or tactile quality of a form. Texture can be created visually using multiple marks, physically, through surface variation, or through the inherent property of a specific material, such as sand as opposed to smooth porcelain.
  • 7. 
    The relative lightness or darkness of a surface.
  • 8. 
    Blue purple would be an example of a _________.
    • A. 

      Primary color

    • B. 

      Tertiary color

    • C. 

      Secondary color

  • 9. 
    Purple would be an example of a ___________.
    • A. 

      Primary color

    • B. 

      Secondary color

    • C. 

      Tertiary color

  • 10. 
    Red is an example of a ______________.
    • A. 

      Primary color

    • B. 

      Secondary color

    • C. 

      Tertiary color

  • 11. 
    A phenomenon of light and visual perception that may be describe in terms of an individual’s perception of hue, saturation, and lightness for objects, and hue, saturation, and brightness for light sources.
    • A. 

      Sun Light

    • B. 

      Lighting

    • C. 

      Monochrome

    • D. 

      Color

  • 12. 
    Match all the possible meanings of this color.
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Cats

    • C. 

      Heart

    • D. 

      Cold

    • E. 

      Cows

    • F. 

      Love

    • G. 

      Fire

    • H. 

      Water

    • I. 

      Danger

    • J. 

      Strength

  • 13. 
    A(n)_____________ is an image that represents something; the image usually represents an idea.
  • 14. 
    A possible name for this painting is ___________.
    • A. 

      Tied Down

    • B. 

      A Day With the King

    • C. 

      Flower Vendor

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Truth

    • C. 

      Sadness

    • D. 

      Power

  • 16. 
    This principle of design makes one part of a work dominant over other parts.
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Unity

    • C. 

      Emphasis

  • 17. 
    The following photo is an example of:
    • A. 

      Landscape

    • B. 

      Cityscape

    • C. 

      Candid

  • 18. 
    Which is the first paint coat to apply?
    • A. 

      Undercoat

    • B. 

      Primer

    • C. 

      Gloss

  • 19. 
    Which two colors mixed together make orange?
    • A. 

      Red and Brown

    • B. 

      Yellow and Red

    • C. 

      Brown and Yellow

  • 20. 
    In interior decorating which color is considered cold?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      White

  • 21. 
    Mixing which two colors produces purple?
    • A. 

      Green and brown

    • B. 

      Blue and red

    • C. 

      Black and blue

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Expression

    • B. 

      Element

    • C. 

      Composition

  • 23. 
    __________________________ is the principle of art that makes one part of a work dominant over the other parts.
  • 24. 
    After planning the composition but before beginning the actual painting the artist needs to prepare the canvas by doing an __________________________
    • A. 

      Painting the background

    • B. 

      Rough draft

    • C. 

      Loading the palette

    • D. 

      Underpainting

  • 25. 
    File extension used for photographs.
    • A. 

      Jpg

    • B. 

      Gif

    • C. 

      Ppt

    • D. 

      Psd

  • 26. 
    Adobe's program used for making animations and working with images/graphics.
    • A. 

      Dream Weaver

    • B. 

      Fireworks

    • C. 

      Flash

    • D. 

      Photoshop

  • 27. 
    File format for animation.
    • A. 

      Jpg

    • B. 

      Png

    • C. 

      Gif

    • D. 

      Psd

  • 28. 
    In the visual arts, ______________ refers to a distinctive handling of elements and media associated with the work of an individual artist, a school or movement, or specific culture or time period
    • A. 

      Form

    • B. 

      Content

    • C. 

      Style

    • D. 

      Iconography

  • 29. 
    In order to create a naturalistic representation of three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface Renaissance artist developed rulers of perspective. In Masaccio's Holy Trinity one sees the use of ___________ as he creates the illusion of an extension of the architectural space in the church.
    • A. 

      Proportion

    • B. 

      Overlapping

    • C. 

      Position

    • D. 

      One-point linear perspective

    • E. 

      Isometric perspective

  • 30. 
    One of the founders of the Der Blaue Reiter movement _____ believed in colors capacity to communicate the artists inmost psychological and spiritual concerns. In his essay "Concerning the Spiritual in Art" he examined the belief that artist must express the spirit and their innermost feelings by the orchestration of color, form, line, and space. In the work Sketch for Composition VII we see his application of these theories in which bold colors, lines, and shapes tear dramatically across the canvas with what looks like no preconceived fashion.
    • A. 

      Paul cezanne

    • B. 

      Paul klee

    • C. 

      Henri matisse

    • D. 

      Wassily kandinsky

    • E. 

      Pablo picasso

  • 31. 
    Where do you see real texture in this picture?
    • A. 

      On the clothing in front

    • B. 

      On their hats

    • C. 

      On the flowers

    • D. 

      On the train

  • 32. 
    Which of the following artworks were created by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera?
    • A. 

      Artwork #1

    • B. 

      Artwork #2

    • C. 

      Artwork #3

    • D. 

      Artwork #4

  • 33. 
    Which of the following artworks were created by Wassily Kandinsky?
    • A. 

      Artwork #1

    • B. 

      Artwork #2

    • C. 

      Artwork #3

    • D. 

      Artwork #4

  • 34. 
    Which of the following artworks were created by Mexican painter Frida Kahlo?
    • A. 

      Artwork #1

    • B. 

      Artwork #2

    • C. 

      Artwork #3

    • D. 

      Artwork #4

  • 35. 
    Which of the following artworks were created by Andrew Wyeth?
    • A. 

      Artwork #1

    • B. 

      Artwork #2

    • C. 

      Artwork #3

    • D. 

      Artwork #4

  • 36. 
    Kandinsky said "Colour is the key. The eye is the hammer. The soul is the piano with its many chords. The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically." Contrasting Sounds W. Kandinsky This artist created a feeling of balance by using green, blue, yellow, and red. This is a triadic color scheme.