Amazing Trivia Quiz On Art Terms

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the method of transferring an image to a larger or smaller size called?
    • A. 

      Shifting

    • B. 

      Transference

    • C. 

      Squaring Up

    • D. 

      Projecting

  • 2. 
    What is the name of a layer of color that is thin and translucent?
    • A. 

      Wash

    • B. 

      Brush Stroke

    • C. 

      Shade

    • D. 

      Fill

  • 3. 
    What term describes a painting so photographically realistic that it fools the eye?
    • A. 

      Trompe L'Oeil

    • B. 

      Replica

    • C. 

      Counterfeit

    • D. 

      Imitation

  • 4. 
    How many dimensions is a piece done in if it has or appears to have height, width and depth?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    What is the name given to colors on opposite sides of the color wheel?
    • A. 

      Opposing Colors

    • B. 

      Complementary Colors

    • C. 

      Supplementary Colors

    • D. 

      Contrasting Colors

  • 6. 
    In architecture, what is the general term for such elements as fountains, ponds and streams?
    • A. 

      Flora

    • B. 

      Landscape

    • C. 

      Fauna

    • D. 

      Water Feature

  • 7. 
    What is the term used for paints which have a high oil content?
    • A. 

      Thin

    • B. 

      Slender

    • C. 

      Lean

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 8. 
    What is the name given to the painting technique where more pigment is used than water?
    • A. 

      Wet-On-Wet

    • B. 

      Dry Brush

    • C. 

      Blending

    • D. 

      Smudging

  • 9. 
    Which works of art are based on animal shapes?
    • A. 

      Cubist

    • B. 

      Impressionistic

    • C. 

      Abstract

    • D. 

      Zoomorphic

  • 10. 
    What is it called when white is added to a color to make it lighter or softer?
    • A. 

      Tint

    • B. 

      Hue

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Shade

  • 11. 
    What is artwork formed from the joining of fragments of cloth, magazines and other objects called?
    • A. 

      Collage

    • B. 

      Watercolor

    • C. 

      Acrylic

    • D. 

      Poster

  • 12. 
    Red, orange and yellow are what type of colors?
    • A. 

      Cool

    • B. 

      Warm

    • C. 

      Primary

    • D. 

      Secondary

  • 13. 
    What is the horizontal layout of a building called?
    • A. 

      Ground

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Plan

    • D. 

      Floor

  • 14. 
    In architecture, what general type of structure are belfries, minarets, steeples and turrets?
    • A. 

      Gardens

    • B. 

      Walkways

    • C. 

      Towers

    • D. 

      Rooms

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the loose shirt-like garment that artists wear to protect their clothing?
    • A. 

      Coveralls

    • B. 

      Apron

    • C. 

      Smock

    • D. 

      Overalls

  • 16. 
    What is the art of designing and constructing buildings called?
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Architecture

    • D. 

      Construction

  • 17. 
    What tool is used to cut predesigned shapes or designs from pieces of clay?
    • A. 

      Knife

    • B. 

      Spatula

    • C. 

      Punch

    • D. 

      Scraper

  • 18. 
    Thermosetting requires what to set a plastic so that it is hard?
    • A. 

      Ice

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Cold

  • 19. 
    Which is an American style of art that depicts American scenes in a clear and simple way?
    • A. 

      Romanticism

    • B. 

      Naturalism

    • C. 

      Regionalism

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 20. 
    What is the complete liquid content of a paint called?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Fluid

    • C. 

      Vehicle

    • D. 

      Solid

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