Test Your Art Terms Knowledge

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Test Your Art Terms Knowledge - Quiz

A fun quiz to test your knowledge on Art Terms


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is creating tones and shades with closely spaced parallel lines called?
    • A. 

      Shading

    • B. 

      Sketching

    • C. 

      Drawing

    • D. 

      Hatching

  • 2. 
    What is the Japanese art of flower arrangement called?
    • A. 

      Ikebana

    • B. 

      Edamame

    • C. 

      Anime

    • D. 

      Still Life

  • 3. 
    What is a piece of artwork placed above and behind an altar in a church called?
    • A. 

      Choir Loft

    • B. 

      Masterpiece

    • C. 

      Altarpiece

    • D. 

      Rood Screen

  • 4. 
    What is the general surface to which paint is applied called?
    • A. 

      Floor

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Plane

    • D. 

      Ground

  • 5. 
    In art, what is the definition of a "shade"?
    • A. 

      Any Blue Color

    • B. 

      A Color To Which Black Is Added

    • C. 

      A Type Of Brush

    • D. 

      Colors Of The Rainbow

  • 6. 
    What is the word for the substance added to oil paints to speed desiccation?
    • A. 

      Medium

    • B. 

      Shade

    • C. 

      Surfactant

    • D. 

      Drier

  • 7. 
    What is the front side of any work on paper called?
    • A. 

      Head

    • B. 

      Recto

    • C. 

      Face

    • D. 

      Plane

  • 8. 
    What is a circular work of art or a circular element of a work, design or symbol called?
    • A. 

      Cuboid

    • B. 

      Roundel

    • C. 

      Squared

    • D. 

      Quadrangular

  • 9. 
    What type of art involves creating images for business or trade purposes?
    • A. 

      Commercial Art

    • B. 

      Crafts

    • C. 

      Masterpieces

    • D. 

      Fine Art

  • 10. 
    What is the long wooden stick used by painters to support and steady the hand that holds the brush?
    • A. 

      Rod

    • B. 

      Prop

    • C. 

      Mahlstick

    • D. 

      Pole

  • 11. 
    What paint, much like opaque watercolor, uses casein -a milk glue- as its binder?
    • A. 

      Acrylic Paint

    • B. 

      Casein Paint

    • C. 

      Casein Milk

    • D. 

      Oil Paint

  • 12. 
    What is a term for the quality and skill in what a person does?
    • A. 

      Assembly Line

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Shoddy Workmanship

    • D. 

      Craftsmanship

  • 13. 
    What are pigments mixed with gum and water and pressed into a dried stick form for use as crayons?
    • A. 

      Acrylics

    • B. 

      Poster Colors

    • C. 

      Pastels

    • D. 

      Oil Paints

  • 14. 
    What is the shaping of a malleable metal by hammering it on a domed model to give it a hollow form?
    • A. 

      Modeling

    • B. 

      Hammering

    • C. 

      Bending

    • D. 

      Raising

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the tool used in engraving metal, wood or stone?
    • A. 

      Hoe

    • B. 

      Spade

    • C. 

      Graver

    • D. 

      Shaft

  • 16. 
    In relief sculpture, which term means a very slight extension of a form out of the background?
    • A. 

      Hollow Relief

    • B. 

      High Relief

    • C. 

      Low Relief

    • D. 

      Sunken Relief

  • 17. 
    In painting, what is a brush that is filled to its capacity called?
    • A. 

      Loaded Brush

    • B. 

      Full Brush

    • C. 

      Filled Brush

    • D. 

      Heavy Brush

  • 18. 
    What is the method of producing metal relief by hammering a sheet of metal from the back?
    • A. 

      Punching

    • B. 

      Repousse

    • C. 

      Denting

    • D. 

      Back Beating

  • 19. 
    What is the unit of weight by which a gemstone is measured?
    • A. 

      Carrot

    • B. 

      Karate

    • C. 

      Potato

    • D. 

      Carat

  • 20. 
    What is the point of a pen through which ink flows in order to make marks called?
    • A. 

      Quill

    • B. 

      Nib

    • C. 

      Tip

    • D. 

      Point

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