Elements & Principles Of Art - Final Quiz

16 Questions
Art Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to assess student understanding of the elements and principles of art. It is designed for a live class of students, not to be taken onLine. So. . . Don't waste your time. Instructions: First and foremost, do your personal best. Read all the questions and answers thoroughly before you answer. If you have a question, please raise your hand. When you are done, please doodle and/or daydream about your summer plans. What kind of ART will you make this summer? Will you use paint, pencils, markers or mashed potatoes? Hmmm. . .

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A principle of art that deals with height and width.

    • B. 

      An element that refers to the area between, around and/or within things.

    • C. 

      Triangles, squares, cylinders, rectangles, ovals, and circles.

    • D. 

      An element that is concerned with height and width, and that encloses space.

    • E. 

      An element that is concerned with depth; and that encloses space.

  • 2. 
    Which element of art is concerned with reflected light?
    • A. 

      Contrast

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Color

    • D. 

      Pattern

    • E. 

      Texture

  • 3. 
    Write out the correct definition. A line is a ________________________________________________________________________.
  • 4. 
    Which principle of art refers to how art elements help direct a viewer's eyes through a work of art?
    • A. 

      Space

    • B. 

      Rhythm

    • C. 

      Balance

    • D. 

      Emphasis

    • E. 

      Movement

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Something that Mr. Maurer often has his students experience during his Fear Factor lessons. (A reference to Walt Morey Middle School's Drama teacher.)

    • B. 

      An element of art that is hard most of the time.

    • C. 

      An element of art that is easy most of the time.

    • D. 

      How something feels or how it looks like it would feel.

    • E. 

      Not something that you see, but rather something that you feel.

  • 6. 
    _________________ is an element of art that refers to lightness and darkness in an artwork.
  • 7. 
    What is unity? Write down your answer below.Unity is (circle the correct one)   an element    or    a principle     __________________ of art that _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
  • 8. 
    Which element of art refers to the distance or area between, around, or within things?
    • A. 

      Emphasis

    • B. 

      Texture

    • C. 

      Contrast

    • D. 

      Space

    • E. 

      Rhythm

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      When your mama gets dressed for work.

    • B. 

      When lines are used over and over again.

    • C. 

      When an art element (or elements) is repeated in a planned or random way over and over again.

    • D. 

      When lines and shapes are used in combination with different colors.

    • E. 

      Only when their is rhythm in a design.

  • 10. 
  • 11. 
    Rhythm is...
    • A. 

      An element of art that shows repetition of visual motion.

    • B. 

      A principle of art that uses repetition to show visual motion.

    • C. 

      How an artist directs a viewer's attention in a work of art.

    • D. 

      Simply a fancy way to say tappin' your feet to the beat.

    • E. 

      A principle of art that shows repetition.

  • 12. 
    Balance is...
    • A. 

      A principle of art that just makes a piece "feel" right.

    • B. 

      A principle of art that deals with visual weight.

    • C. 

      A principle of art that can be described as either symmetrical or asymmetrical.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Actually just a measly element of art that no artist cares about.

  • 13. 
    Form is... (Hint: You will choose more than one answer for this one.)
    • A. 

      An element of art that has depth.

    • B. 

      A principle of art that has depth.

    • C. 

      Two dimensional, meaning it has two dimensions.

    • D. 

      Three dimensional, meaning it has three dimensions.

    • E. 

      Something you learned to create this year during the Stack Ups project and the one point perspective drawing.

  • 14. 
    _________________________________ is the principle of art that creates dominance and focus in an artwork.
  • 15. 
    Make a list of all the ELEMENTS of ART from the white board. (Keep in mind that the elements of art are like the ingredients for a cake. They describe THINGS in their most simple form.)1.2.3.4.5.6.7.
  • 16. 
    Make a list of the PRINCIPLES of ART. (Keep in mind that the principles are like the recipes for making different cakes.They describe different WAYS the ingredients can be put together.)1.2.3.4.5.6.7.