Art Terms Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which is a heavy, precious, non-corroding, grayish-white metal that is used in jewelry making?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Yellow Gold

    • C. 

      Platinum

    • D. 

      Steel

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Paint It Yourself

    • B. 

      Paint By Number

    • C. 

      Do It Yourself

    • D. 

      Paint Here

  • 3. 
    What is the name of a depicted scene showing shepherds, country life or rustic serenity?
    • A. 

      Seascape

    • B. 

      Portrait

    • C. 

      Pastoral

    • D. 

      Landscape

  • 4. 
    Which is a flat piece of wood that is used to beat damp clay to remove air bubbles?
    • A. 

      Paddle

    • B. 

      Pad

    • C. 

      Tablet

    • D. 

      Switch

  • 5. 
    Which is the partial shadow located between complete shadow and complete illumination?
    • A. 

      Saturation

    • B. 

      Hue

    • C. 

      Penumbra

    • D. 

      Darkness

  • 6. 
    In architecture, what is the name of a door or gate?
    • A. 

      Dome

    • B. 

      Wall

    • C. 

      Window

    • D. 

      Portal

  • 7. 
    Which is regarded as the most refined of ceramic wares?
    • A. 

      Porcelain

    • B. 

      Terracotta

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Earthenware

  • 8. 
    What piece of equipment is used by a potter to spin the clay as they shape it into a pottery vessel?
    • A. 

      Spatula

    • B. 

      Their Hands

    • C. 

      Potter's Wheel

    • D. 

      Knife

  • 9. 
    Which term describes colors that have high lightness and low saturation?
    • A. 

      Brilliant

    • B. 

      Pale

    • C. 

      Dark

    • D. 

      Deep

  • 10. 
    What is the name given to finely powdered material that is used to color any medium?
    • A. 

      Hue

    • B. 

      Tint

    • C. 

      Shade

    • D. 

      Pigment

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Plan

    • B. 

      Sketch

    • C. 

      Landscape

    • D. 

      Portrait

  • 12. 
    What is the name of the portable case that an artist uses to hold artwork?
    • A. 

      Portfolio

    • B. 

      Box

    • C. 

      Briefcase

    • D. 

      Binder

  • 13. 
    What is the name of a plaster made with sand, dirt and straw?
    • A. 

      Adobe

    • B. 

      Gesso

    • C. 

      Plaster Of Paris

    • D. 

      Stucco

  • 14. 
    What is the name of any flat level or surface?
    • A. 

      Plane

    • B. 

      Ground

    • C. 

      Floor

    • D. 

      Wall

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the process of filling a mold with a liquid material that will form a sculpture?
    • A. 

      Pour

    • B. 

      Pull

    • C. 

      Push

    • D. 

      Press

  • 16. 
    Which is the name of a tool that is used to grind substances in a mortar?
    • A. 

      Stone

    • B. 

      Rock

    • C. 

      Pumice

    • D. 

      Pestle

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Photogram

    • C. 

      Photograph

    • D. 

      Telephoto

  • 18. 
    In art, aerial, herringbone and linear are all types of what?
    • A. 

      Perspective

    • B. 

      Canvas

    • C. 

      Paint

    • D. 

      Colored Pencils

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Charcoal

    • B. 

      Crayon

    • C. 

      Pen

    • D. 

      Pencil

  • 20. 
    In digital imaging, what are unidentifiable marks picked up in the course of scanning called?
    • A. 

      Pixelation

    • B. 

      Scratches

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Pixels