Interior Design Semester Exam

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 589

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Interior Design Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The need for food is a psychological need.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Stones were used as a building material for early housing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A shelter is the name for any structure built for people to live in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The term universal design is used by hisorians to describe the early dwellings built by settlers in the New World.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The type of build materials used is a sign of status in housing around the world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Modular homes are homes made up of seperate boxlike sections, or modules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    People who start their own business are known as mentors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The term manufactured home is another name for what has traditionally been called a mobile home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A collection of examples of your best work is known as your portfolio.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    To add a sense of excitement to a room, you would use:
    • A. 

      Long horizontal lines

    • B. 

      Tall vertical lines

    • C. 

      Diagonal lines

    • D. 

      No lines

  • 11. 
    To add a sense of calm to a room, you would use:
    • A. 

      Long horizontal lines

    • B. 

      Tall vertical lines

    • C. 

      Diagonal lines

    • D. 

      No lines

  • 12. 
    A formal, dignified look in a room is best achieved with:
    • A. 

      Long horizontal lines

    • B. 

      Tall vertical lines

    • C. 

      Diagonal lines

    • D. 

      No lines

  • 13. 
    A household is made up of:
    • A. 

      A father, mother, and one or more children

    • B. 

      All of the people who live together in one housing unit

    • C. 

      Relatives in addition to parents and children

    • D. 

      People's values, traditions, and social habits

  • 14. 
    A culture is made up of:
    • A. 

      All the customs, beliefs, and ideas of a group of people

    • B. 

      All of the poeple who live together in one housing unit

    • C. 

      A group of individuals living together within the same national borders

    • D. 

      A group of individuals united by a common language

  • 15. 
    Central control units that oversee daily functions in a home are known as:
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Computer-aided design

    • C. 

      Automated management systems

    • D. 

      Manufactured homes

  • 16. 
    A room with too much variety creates a feeling of:
    • A. 

      Excitement

    • B. 

      Confusion

    • C. 

      Tranquility

    • D. 

      Hostility

  • 17. 
    The best example of symmetrical balance is:
    • A. 

      A rectanglular picture frame next to a square one

    • B. 

      A red vase next to a green plant

    • C. 

      An antique vase next to a clock on a fireplace mantel

    • D. 

      Matching bookcases on either side of a fireplace

  • 18. 
    The best example of asymmetrical balance is:
    • A. 

      A blue chair facing a beige sofa

    • B. 

      Twin red vases on either side of a large picture

    • C. 

      Bookcases on either side of a fireplace

    • D. 

      Two facing sofas in front of a fireplace

  • 19. 
    List the three primary colors:
  • 20. 
    Secondary colors come from mixing___________________colors.
  • 21. 
    The three secondary colors are:
  • 22. 
    Red & green are examples of what color scheme?
    • A. 

      Monochromatic

    • B. 

      Complementary

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Triadic

  • 23. 
    Beige and brown are examples of what color scheme?
    • A. 

      Triadic

    • B. 

      Complementary

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Accented neutral

  • 24. 
    Yellow and violet are examples of what color scheme?
    • A. 

      Monochromatic

    • B. 

      Analogous

    • C. 

      Triadic

    • D. 

      Complementary

  • 25. 
    Black, gray, and white with touches of red are an example of what color scheme?
    • A. 

      Neutral

    • B. 

      Complementary

    • C. 

      Analogous

    • D. 

      Accented neutral

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