Diego Rivera (1886-1957) Quiz

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Diego Rivera (1886-1957) Quiz

How Much do you know about Diego Rivera (1886-1957)?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A trip to Tuscany in Italy, convinced Diego Rivera that what large form was the future of art?
    • A. 

      Comic Books

    • B. 

      Murals

    • C. 

      Postcards

    • D. 

      Stamps

  • 2. 
    Diego Rivera's murals often dealt with what type of national themes?
    • A. 

      Comedy

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Art

    • D. 

      Books

  • 3. 
    In 1929 Diego Rivera married what famous Mexican artist?
    • A. 

      Gian Lorenzo Bernini

    • B. 

      Edward Hopper

    • C. 

      Henri Matisse

    • D. 

      Frida Kahlo

  • 4. 
    What happened to Diego Rivera's New York mural, "Man At The crossroads"?
    • A. 

      It Smelled Funny

    • B. 

      It Was Haunted

    • C. 

      It Fell Down

    • D. 

      It Was Removed

  • 5. 
    Mexican muralist Diego Rivera's work is strongly influence by what ancient people?
    • A. 

      The Aztecs

    • B. 

      The Vikings

    • C. 

      The Hippies

    • D. 

      The Pilgrims

  • 6. 
    Diego Rivera graduated from painting on large canvases to painting what?
    • A. 

      Wall Murals

    • B. 

      Tiny Canvases

    • C. 

      Food Labels

    • D. 

      T-Shirts

  • 7. 
    Diego Rivera's 1951 mural of the Aztec rain god Tlaloc was to be displayed where?
    • A. 

      In The Sky

    • B. 

      In His Bedroom

    • C. 

      Underwater

    • D. 

      In Space

  • 8. 
    Unlike many artists, Diego Rivera did not paint images for what institution?
    • A. 

      The Museum

    • B. 

      The Church

    • C. 

      The Studio

    • D. 

      The Library

  • 9. 
    What did a young Diego Rivera claim to be by the work of many French artists?
    • A. 

      Terrified

    • B. 

      Unimpressed

    • C. 

      Confused

    • D. 

      Amused

  • 10. 
    What caused Diego Rivera's Chicago World's Fair mural to be canceled?
    • A. 

      Paint Shortage

    • B. 

      He Forgot How To Paint

    • C. 

      Bad Publicity

    • D. 

      No Walls

  • 11. 
    Diego Rivera's "El Vendedor de Flores " is a painting of a man who sells what?
    • A. 

      Eggs

    • B. 

      Bananas

    • C. 

      Flowers

    • D. 

      Milk

  • 12. 
    Diego Rivera's best surviving mural in the United States is in which Michigan city?
    • A. 

      Kalamazoo

    • B. 

      Detroit

    • C. 

      Flint

    • D. 

      Grand Rapids

  • 13. 
    In 1923 Diego Rivera made a set of how many frescoes for the Mexican Ministry of Education?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      124

    • C. 

      1,000

    • D. 

      1

  • 14. 
    Which powerful Mexican man's wife bought six Diego Rivera paintings in 1910?
    • A. 

      The Prime Minister's

    • B. 

      The Governor's

    • C. 

      The Pope's

    • D. 

      The President's

  • 15. 
    Why was sixteen-year old Diego Rivera kicked out of art school?
    • A. 

      He Didn't Go There

    • B. 

      He Was Too Old

    • C. 

      A Student Strike

    • D. 

      He Was Too Smart

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