Modernism Quiz By Gabriela Egañez

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Movement Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz created to corroborate the information studied during this week related to modernism for our English IV class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Modernism is also known as "Art Nouveau" in
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      France

  • 2. 
    Antoni Gaudí's architecture is known for
    • A. 

      Being classical and for using only light colors like white and beige

    • B. 

      Using forms like the parabola in his designs and a variation of colors like yellow, blue and beige among others.

    • C. 

      Using only orthogonal angles

  • 3. 
    Modernism is a cultural movement that started during the 19th century and one of it's main characteristics was the rejection of the Enlightment thinking and questioning the axioms of the previous age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Sagrada Familia was design and built by architect Joseph Puig I Cadafalch 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The tree most famous modern architects of Spain are: Antoni Gaudi, Joseph Puig I Cadafalch and Domenech I Montaner
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    " Modern architecture was also driven by technological and engineering developments, and it is true that the availability of new building materials such as iron, steel, and glass drove the invention of new building techniques as part of the Industrial Revolution." Which one of these architects was a pioneer in the use of these techniques?
    • A. 

      Alvar Aalto

    • B. 

      Alvaro Siza

    • C. 

      Mies van der Rohe

  • 7. 
    Art Nouveau had it's deepest influence on a variety of art and design movements such as: De Stijl (Dutch design movement) and the German Bauhaus school. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Modernism flourished in several countries in Europe, many of which created their own names for the style. For example: "Stile Floreale" in Italy, "Style Liberty" in England, "Judendstil" in Germany and "Sezessionstil" (Vienna Secession) in _________
  • 9. 
    The Industrial Revolution brought new developments in architecture in terms of materials, which meant new and bigger structures. One of which is located in Paris, designed by Gustave E. the ___________ is made of iron and steel.
  • 10. 
    Art Nouveau designers  believed that all the arts should work in harmony to create a "total work of art". This means: 
    • A. 

      The artist must create his artwork thinking only in himself and trying to make other people understand and share his point of view. His concept of art.

    • B. 

      An artist should work on everything related to his master piece. For example an architect should not only design the building but also the furniture so that his art will become a part of everyday life.

    • C. 

      An artist should work closely with other artists in order to develop the different aspects of his artwork.