Chapter 1 Introduction Quiz

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Chapter 1 Introduction Quiz

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate answer for Chapter 1: Introduction in Perceiving the Arts by Dennis J. Sporre.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select the three art disciplines.
    • A. 

      Visual Art

    • B. 

      Painting

    • C. 

      Performing Art

    • D. 

      Architecture

  • 2. 
    The difference between fine art and applied art is that fine arts are prized for their purely aesthetic qualities, while applied arts have a primarily decorative rather than expressive or emotional purpose.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT a purpose of art?
    • A. 

      To provide a record

    • B. 

      To make the world pretty

    • C. 

      To give visible or other form to feelings

    • D. 

      To help people see the world in new or innovative ways

  • 4. 
    Style gives us that body of characteristics that identifies an artwork with an individual, a historical period, a school of artists, or a nation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the technique employed by Vincent van Gogh in The Starry Night?
    • A. 

      Curved and straight lines

    • B. 

      Curvilinear line

    • C. 

      Flat tonal areas

    • D. 

      Juxtaposition

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