Art Ceramics Quiz

15 Questions
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  • 1. 
    What is the stage of clay where it is mixed with water, has the consistency of mud, and is used like glue.
    • A. 

      Leatherhard

    • B. 

      Glassware

    • C. 

      Plastic

    • D. 

      Slip

  • 2. 
    The stage of clay after second firing where the clay is at its completed stage.
    • A. 

      Glazeware

    • B. 

      Bisqueware

    • C. 

      Slip

    • D. 

      Bone dry

  • 3. 
    Bisqueware is the stage of clay where ALL water has evaporated from the clay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the stage when clay is at its most workable state?
    • A. 

      Slip

    • B. 

      Leatherhard

    • C. 

      Plastic

    • D. 

      Glazeware

  • 5. 
    After clay has been fired at least once, it is either__________  or ____________.
    • A. 

      Slip

    • B. 

      Bisqueware

    • C. 

      Leatherhard

    • D. 

      Glazeware

    • E. 

      Plastic

    • F. 

      Greenware

    • G. 

      Bone dry

  • 6. 
    3 types of pottery building are___________, _____________, and ______________.
    • A. 

      Slab

    • B. 

      Pinch

    • C. 

      Blend

    • D. 

      Coil

    • E. 

      Scratch

    • F. 

      Color

    • G. 

      Stump

  • 7. 
    Wedging is a process similar to kneading that removes air pockets and aligns clay particles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is a machine used to roll out coils of various widths?
    • A. 

      Pyrometric cone

    • B. 

      Armature

    • C. 

      Bat

    • D. 

      Banding wheel

    • E. 

      Extruder

  • 9. 
    Earthy material that has the ability to absorb water when wet, has plasticity, and when fired to a high temperature the material becomes hard like stone is called ___________.
  • 10. 
    How many coats of glaze are applied on bisqueware?
  • 11. 
    A piece must be completely dry before it  is fired.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What should you do before adding glaze to bisqueware?
    • A. 

      Use lotion

    • B. 

      Dip in vinegar

    • C. 

      Rinse it off

    • D. 

      Add primer

  • 13. 
    What should you do before attempting to attach pieces of clay together?
    • A. 

      Add slip

    • B. 

      Add glue

    • C. 

      Score the surface

  • 14. 
    What is the largest part of a pot called?
    • A. 

      Belly

    • B. 

      Shoulder

    • C. 

      Foot

    • D. 

      Rim

  • 15.