Color Theory And Basic Visual Arts Terms

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Color Theory And Basic Visual Arts Terms

Unit Quiz Visual Arts


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  • 1. 
    The way a work of art is arranged in known as its
    • A. 

      Theory

    • B. 

      Composition

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      Aesthetics

  • 2. 
    A ____________ mug is made of clay that is painted and then fired with or without a glaze.  It is a functional piece of art because it can be used for drinking beverages.
    • A. 

      Ceramic

    • B. 

      Sculptured

    • C. 

      Glass

    • D. 

      Plastic

  • 3. 
    The various wavelengths of light produce ________________.
    • A. 

      Sound

    • B. 

      Distortion

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Acoustics

  • 4. 
    The smooth or rough surface of a painting is also known as _____________ .
    • A. 

      Gouache

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Dullness

    • D. 

      Brightness

  • 5. 
    If I add white to the color red, the result is pink.  This is known as a _________.
    • A. 

      Shade

    • B. 

      Variation

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Tint

  • 6. 
    Primary colors include
    • A. 

      Purple, blue, yellow

    • B. 

      Red, blue, green

    • C. 

      Yellow, orange, red

    • D. 

      Red, blue, yellow

  • 7. 
    Which of the following groups of color BEST exemplifies cool colors?
    • A. 

      Tangerine, orange, lemon yellow

    • B. 

      Scarlet red, grey, white

    • C. 

      Sky blue, ocean blue, aqua

    • D. 

      Seafoam green, pumpkin orange, maroon

  • 8. 
    According to color theory and research related to the food industry, warm colors have an effect on ______________.
    • A. 

      Appetite and eating

    • B. 

      Shopping and sleeping

    • C. 

      General intelligence

    • D. 

      Success in life

  • 9. 
    Mixing red and yellow results in a _______________ color.
    • A. 

      Cool

    • B. 

      Intermediate

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      Secondary

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of this type of art?
    • A. 

      Ceremonial

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Expressive

    • D. 

      Persuasive

  • 11. 
    Adding black to purple results in a deeper, darker color.  This is a ____________.
    • A. 

      Shade

    • B. 

      Tint

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Intensity

  • 12. 
     Which of the following principles of design is BEST shown in this piece of art?
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Emphasis

    • D. 

      Repetition

  • 13. 
    The design principle that uses some of the elements of art to produce the look of action or cause your eyes to sweep over the work of art in a certain manner is ______________.
    • A. 

      Repetition

    • B. 

      Unity

    • C. 

      Emphasis

    • D. 

      Movement

  • 14. 
    Sometimes when you see a painting in real-life, such as Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh, you can actually see ______________________ in the painting.
    • A. 

      Balance

    • B. 

      Symmetry

    • C. 

      Texture

    • D. 

      Variety

  • 15. 
    Which element of art is BEST represented in this work by Pablo Picasso?
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Color

    • C. 

      Form

    • D. 

      Texture

  • 16. 
    An African tribe uses masks during an initiation ritual.  What purpose of art is best represented?
    • A. 

      Ceremonial

    • B. 

      Expression

    • C. 

      Persuasive

    • D. 

      Utilitarian

  • 17. 
    How bright or dull a color is or the pureness of color is also known as ____________.
    • A. 

      Tint

    • B. 

      Shade

    • C. 

      Intensity

    • D. 

      Hue

  • 18. 
    Which type of color is situated between primary and secondary colors on a color wheel?
    • A. 

      Intermediate

    • B. 

      Cool

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      Intense