Do You Actually Know About Art Terms?

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Do You Actually Know About Art Terms?

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the molded base at the bottom on a pedestal?
    • A. 

      Socle

    • B. 

      Base Board

    • C. 

      Crown Molding

    • D. 

      Niche

  • 2. 
    What forms the framework for a vault in Greek architecture?
    • A. 

      Pane

    • B. 

      Panels

    • C. 

      Ogive

    • D. 

      Ribs

  • 3. 
    What is serpentine?
    • A. 

      A Type Of Clay

    • B. 

      A Pigment

    • C. 

      A Type Of Rock

    • D. 

      A Solvent

  • 4. 
    Which word refers to a method of casting where clay is pressed into a mold?
    • A. 

      Direct Carving

    • B. 

      Hollow Casting

    • C. 

      Press Molding

    • D. 

      Lost-Wax Casting

  • 5. 
    What's the name of a stick of rolled paper used for drawing with powder pigments, such as charcoal?
    • A. 

      Stub

    • B. 

      Pencil

    • C. 

      Charcoal Pencil

    • D. 

      Tortillon

  • 6. 
    What word means parts of an image are organized so that one side duplicates or mirrors the other?
    • A. 

      Replica

    • B. 

      Symmetry

    • C. 

      Duplicate

    • D. 

      Copy

  • 7. 
    What art term means a very small drawing?
    • A. 

      Small Drawing

    • B. 

      Tiny Drawing

    • C. 

      Minute Drawing

    • D. 

      Thumbnail

  • 8. 
    What is a surface finish that is between glossy and matte called?
    • A. 

      Dull

    • B. 

      Rough

    • C. 

      Shiny

    • D. 

      Semi-Gloss

  • 9. 
    In art, what is the word that represents the lightness or darkness of a color?
    • A. 

      Strength

    • B. 

      Value

    • C. 

      Depth

    • D. 

      Feel

  • 10. 
    Which word refers to how easily a material can be shaped or molded?
    • A. 

      Plasticity

    • B. 

      Coloration

    • C. 

      Glyptic

    • D. 

      Mobility

  • 11. 
    In the art world, what did the word pastel originally refer to?
    • A. 

      Chalk-Like Drawing Stick

    • B. 

      Light Color

    • C. 

      Type Of Surface

    • D. 

      Fashion

  • 12. 
    In architecture, what is the name of a porch or walkway with a roof?
    • A. 

      Room

    • B. 

      Tower

    • C. 

      Portico

    • D. 

      Rotunda

  • 13. 
    Which is the main substance used to make a crayon?
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Wax

    • D. 

      Ink

  • 14. 
    Which refers to a hard surface like wood, copper or Masonite on which to paint?
    • A. 

      Easel

    • B. 

      Ground

    • C. 

      Canvas

    • D. 

      Panel

  • 15. 
    What is the name of colors that have low lightness and low saturation?
    • A. 

      Deep

    • B. 

      Brilliant

    • C. 

      Pale

    • D. 

      Dark

  • 16. 
    Which is the name of a decorative cardboard border placed between a picture and a frame?
    • A. 

      Edging

    • B. 

      Trim

    • C. 

      Frame

    • D. 

      Mat

  • 17. 
    What is the name given to a repetitious design?
    • A. 

      Motif

    • B. 

      Decoration

    • C. 

      Pattern

    • D. 

      Mosaic

  • 18. 
    Which means to number the pages of a book?
    • A. 

      Footer

    • B. 

      Paginate

    • C. 

      Mark

    • D. 

      Count

  • 19. 
    Which word means to have many colors?
    • A. 

      Bichrome

    • B. 

      Polychrome

    • C. 

      Trichrome

    • D. 

      Monochrome

  • 20. 
    What is the name of pigments that do not bleed together when placed next to each other?
    • A. 

      Water-Proof

    • B. 

      Bleed-Proof

    • C. 

      Solvent

    • D. 

      Mix-Proof

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