Principles And Elements Of Design In Architecture

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Principles And Elements Of Design In Architecture - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Name all of the principles and elements of design found in this picture. 

  • 2. 

    Name all of the principles and elements found in the picture.

  • 3. 

    Name all of the principles and elements found in the picture.

  • 4. 

    Name all of the principles and elements found in the picture.

  • 5. 

    Contrast can be created with which of the following

    • A.

      Color

    • B.

      Scale

    • C.

      Texture

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    Contrast can be created with color, scale, and texture. Color contrast refers to using different colors to create visual interest and distinction. Scale contrast involves using different sizes or proportions to create a sense of hierarchy or emphasis. Texture contrast is achieved by using different surface qualities or patterns to create visual diversity. Therefore, all of the above options can be used to create contrast in a design.

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  • 6. 

    Warm colors are greens, blues, and purples. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Warm colors are actually reds, oranges, and yellows. Greens, blues, and purples are considered cool colors.

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  • 7. 

    Give an example of where unity can be found in architecture.

    Correct Answer
    N/A
  • 8. 

    Which of the following is NOT a design element

    • A.

      Space

    • B.

      Movement

    • C.

      Line

    • D.

      Value

    Correct Answer
    B. Movement
    Explanation
    Movement is not a design element because it refers to the visual effect of objects appearing to move or change position. While movement can be used in design to create a sense of dynamism and flow, it is not considered a fundamental design element like space, line, and value. These elements are more basic and foundational, serving as building blocks for creating visual compositions. Movement is more of a visual effect that can be achieved through the manipulation of these design elements.

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  • 9. 

    Warm colors are greens and blues.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect. Warm colors are actually reds, oranges, and yellows, while cool colors are greens and blues.

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  • 10. 

    Shape is 3D.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Shape is 3D" is incorrect. Shapes can be either 2D or 3D. A 2D shape is flat and has only length and width, while a 3D shape has length, width, and depth, making it solid. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 11. 

    Name a type of space

    Correct Answer
    open/uncluttered, cramped/busy, unused vs good use
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "open/uncluttered, cramped/busy, unused vs good use." This answer suggests that there are different types of spaces based on their characteristics. "Open/uncluttered" refers to a space that is spacious and free of clutter, while "cramped/busy" describes a space that is small and filled with activity. "Unused vs good use" implies that a space can either be unused or utilized effectively. Overall, this answer highlights the various qualities and potential uses of different types of spaces.

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  • 12. 

    What can emphasis be achieved through?

    • A.

      Texture

    • B.

      Space

    • C.

      Rhythm

    • D.

      Line

    Correct Answer
    D. Line
    Explanation
    Emphasis can be achieved through the use of lines. Lines can be used to create contrast, direction, and focus in a composition. By using thick or bold lines, or by placing lines in strategic positions, an artist can draw attention to specific elements or areas within a piece of art. Lines can also be used to create movement and guide the viewer's eye throughout the artwork, further emphasizing certain aspects. Therefore, line is a powerful tool for creating emphasis in art and design.

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  • 13. 

    What principle does this picture represent?

    Correct Answer
    Movement
    Explanation
    The principle represented in the picture is movement. Movement refers to the visual flow or sense of motion created in an artwork. In this picture, there may be elements such as lines, shapes, or objects that give a sense of movement or direction. It could be implied movement, where the viewer perceives motion even though the artwork is static, or actual movement, where there are elements that physically move or change position.

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  • 14. 

    Contrast can be created with color and texture only.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Contrast can be created not only with color and texture, but also with other elements such as shape, size, value, and pattern. These elements can be used to create visual interest and highlight differences between various elements in a composition. Therefore, the statement that contrast can be created with color and texture only is false.

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  • 15. 

    What type of texture does the picture represent?

    Correct Answer
    Smooth
    Explanation
    The picture represents a smooth texture. This can be inferred from the absence of any visible roughness or unevenness in the image. The surface appears to be even and free from any visible bumps or irregularities, indicating a smooth texture.

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  • 16. 

    Value is the relative lightness or darkness of a color.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement accurately defines the concept of value in color theory. Value refers to the lightness or darkness of a color, indicating how much white or black is mixed with the hue. It is an essential element in creating contrast and depth in visual compositions.

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  • 17. 

    A heart has what type of balance?

    • A.

      Radial

    • B.

      Symmetrical

    • C.

      Vertical

    • D.

      Asymmetrical

    Correct Answer
    B. Symmetrical
    Explanation
    The heart has a symmetrical balance. This means that it is evenly balanced and can be divided into two equal halves. The left and right sides of the heart are mirror images of each other, with the same structures and functions. This symmetrical balance allows for efficient pumping of blood and ensures proper circulation throughout the body.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following is NOT a principle of design?

    • A.

      Balance

    • B.

      Scale

    • C.

      Contrast

    • D.

      Color

    Correct Answer
    D. Color
    Explanation
    Color is not a principle of design because it is a visual element that is used to enhance and support the principles of design, such as balance, scale, and contrast. While color can play a significant role in the overall design, it is not considered a fundamental principle in and of itself. The principles of design refer to the fundamental concepts and guidelines that help create visually appealing and harmonious compositions.

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