Art Terms Quiz: Knowledge Trivia! Exam

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Art Terms Quiz: Knowledge Trivia! Exam

There are different terms that come to mind when it comes to bringing an artist’s view into something concrete. As an art student, you are expected to know what different terms mean. The quiz provided is a good way to test out if that is the case for you. Do give it a shot and see how many of them you get right. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 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. 
    What is a printed canvas with numbers showing what color to paint in each area?
    • A. 

      Paint It Yourself

    • B. 

      Paint By Number

    • C. 

      Do It Yourself

    • D. 

      Paint Here

  • 3. 
    • 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. 
    What is the name of a drawing from above that shows where to arrange objects in space?
    • 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. 
    What is a photographic print made by placing objects on light-sensitive paper and exposing it to light?
    • 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. 
    What drawing or writing instrument uses ink?
    • 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