Art Pre-test

25 Questions
Art Quizzes & Trivia

Pre-test for my Intro to art class

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Art is:
    • A. 

      Creation of visually pleasing works.

    • B. 

      Skill, way or method

    • C. 

      Drawing, Painting, Sculpture

  • 2. 
    Art mediums are:
    • A. 

      Material or technique used by an artist

    • B. 

      Variations on colors such as blue-green, or yellow-orange

    • C. 

      People that help artists through meditation and divination

  • 3. 
    Design elements are:
    • A. 

      Line, Shape, Color and Texture

    • B. 

      Paper, ink, paint, pencil and charcoal

    • C. 

      Sculpture, Painting, Drawing

  • 4. 
    Pigment:
    • A. 

      Type of tribal art

    • B. 

      The solidity of an object

    • C. 

      Gives color to paint

  • 5. 
    Value:
    • A. 

      The worth of an object

    • B. 

      The degree of lightness or darkness of an object

    • C. 

      The amount of money it cost for an object

  • 6. 
    Carving
    • A. 

      Using a tool to remove material from an object in order to shape it and mark it.

    • B. 

      The shaping of an object.

    • C. 

      To cut or slice into an object

  • 7. 
    A work of art created by securing small pieces of colored material together to form a design or picture.
    • A. 

      Pointillism

    • B. 

      Collage

    • C. 

      Mosaic

  • 8. 
    Etchings are
    • A. 

      Fast drawings that over-simplify an object

    • B. 

      Shallow carvings

    • C. 

      Type of textures used in drawing

  • 9. 
    What is the technique used to show volume on a flat surface?
    • A. 

      Perspective

    • B. 

      Etching

    • C. 

      Stylizing

  • 10. 
    Color is:
    • A. 

      The variation of the appearance of an object.

    • B. 

      The difference in the pigment of an object.

    • C. 

      The quality of reflected light off an object.

  • 11. 
    Shape is:
    • A. 

      The outer border of an object

    • B. 

      The definition of an object

    • C. 

      The outline of a specific object or figure

  • 12. 
    Stagnent is:
    • A. 

      Not changing

    • B. 

      Lack of movement

    • C. 

      Something rank or foul

  • 13. 
    Charcoal is:
    • A. 

      Black powdery substance used for drawing

    • B. 

      Black liquid used for drawing

    • C. 

      Gray substance used for drawing

  • 14. 
    Etchings are:
    • A. 

      Repetitive marks made in a pattern

    • B. 

      Shallow carvings

    • C. 

      Technique used in sculptures

  • 15. 
    What is stylized?
    • A. 

      A type of art that makes everything look uniform.

    • B. 

      Where an type of art is popular, which makes it "in style"

    • C. 

      A less realistic, but easily recognizable depiction of an object

  • 16. 
    Sculpting is:
    • A. 

      Carving or etching material into art.

    • B. 

      Shaping or molding material into an object.

    • C. 

      Rendering art in three dimensions

  • 17. 
    Line is:
    • A. 

      A mark or stroke that is long and narrow

    • B. 

      A straight mark on a page

    • C. 

      A combination of many dots into a continuing shape.

  • 18. 
    Texture is:
    • A. 

      Repetitive lines on an object.

    • B. 

      The visual and tactile quality of an object

    • C. 

      How something feels.

  • 19. 
    The first known art was created by what group of people?
    • A. 

      Aborigines

    • B. 

      Mayans

    • C. 

      Cro-magnum

  • 20. 
    Renaissance means:
    • A. 

      Rebellion

    • B. 

      Rebirth

    • C. 

      Recreation

  • 21. 
    Impressionism was based on what artist's work?
    • A. 

      Claude Monet

    • B. 

      Pablo Picasso

    • C. 

      Diego Rivera

  • 22. 
    What type of work was the artist Gianlorenzo Bernini most famous for?
    • A. 

      Painting

    • B. 

      Drawing

    • C. 

      Sculpture

  • 23. 
    Which artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
    • A. 

      Picasso

    • B. 

      Michelangelo

    • C. 

      DaVinci

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      Pablo Picasso

    • B. 

      Salvador Dali

    • C. 

      Georgia O'Keefe

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Richard Hamilton

    • B. 

      Reyner Banham

    • C. 

      Andy Warhol