The Big Quiz On Art Terms

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Find out how well you’ve mastered art in the quiz below. It tests and analyzes how much you know about this broad subject. While at it, be sure to learn and understand more about Art.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the area of a picture, often at the bottom, that appears to be closest to the viewer called?
    • A. 

      Background

    • B. 

      Middleground

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Foreground

  • 2. 
    What is a person who draws cartoons or comic strips called?
    • A. 

      Videographer

    • B. 

      Cartoonist

    • C. 

      Painter

    • D. 

      Comedian

  • 3. 
    What is the taking of ideas or creative work of someone else and passing them off as one's own?
    • A. 

      Theft

    • B. 

      Stealing

    • C. 

      Robbing

    • D. 

      Plagiarism

  • 4. 
    What is an ornament having a circular arrangement of parts resembling rose petals called?
    • A. 

      Rosette

    • B. 

      Petuniate

    • C. 

      Lilyer

    • D. 

      Tuliper

  • 5. 
    What is the technique artists use to show the three-dimensional world on a two-dimensional surface?
    • A. 

      Perspective

    • B. 

      Copying

    • C. 

      Reproduction

    • D. 

      Depiction

  • 6. 
    What is a collage made out of pieces of cardboard called?
    • A. 

      Paper Relief

    • B. 

      Canvas Relief

    • C. 

      Cardboard Relief

    • D. 

      Cloth Relief

  • 7. 
    What would you call anything of, relating to, or arranged like rays?
    • A. 

      Circular

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Radial

    • D. 

      Spherical

  • 8. 
    What is a thin line or narrow beam of light called?
    • A. 

      Ray

    • B. 

      Reflection

    • C. 

      Refraction

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 9. 
    What is the act of drawing the human figure from a live model called?
    • A. 

      Still Life Drawing

    • B. 

      Life Drawing

    • C. 

      Landscape Drawing

    • D. 

      Bodyscape Drawing

  • 10. 
    What is the term for the last coating or treatment of a surface that completes or perfects it?
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Starter

    • C. 

      Finish

    • D. 

      Medium

  • 11. 
    What word means to make corrections on artwork?
    • A. 

      Fresco

    • B. 

      Frame

    • C. 

      Retouch

    • D. 

      Mural

  • 12. 
    What is the art term for the pursuit of things in an ideal form?
    • A. 

      Best

    • B. 

      Idealism

    • C. 

      Perfection

    • D. 

      High Quality

  • 13. 
    What is the study of design, organization, and management of collections called?
    • A. 

      Museology

    • B. 

      Scriptology

    • C. 

      Archeology

    • D. 

      Sculpture

  • 14. 
    What term means repeating an action or process in order to acquire or refine a skill?
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Repetition

    • C. 

      Refinement

    • D. 

      Practice

  • 15. 
    What is the name of any color as found in its pure state in the spectrum or rainbow?
    • A. 

      Tone

    • B. 

      Shade

    • C. 

      Tint

    • D. 

      Hue

  • 16. 
    What is the quality of being opaque called?
    • A. 

      Iridescence

    • B. 

      Transparency

    • C. 

      Opacity

    • D. 

      Translucency

  • 17. 
    What is the name of the slow drying paint made when pigments are mixed with an oil?
    • A. 

      Oil Paint

    • B. 

      Crayons

    • C. 

      Watercolor

    • D. 

      Acrylic

  • 18. 
    What is the planning and laying out, furnishing and decoration of an architectural interior called?
    • A. 

      Exterior Design

    • B. 

      Interior Design

    • C. 

      Decoupaging

    • D. 

      Landscaping

  • 19. 
    What is a line or edge that deviates from straightness in a smooth, continuous way called?
    • A. 

      Curve

    • B. 

      Circle

    • C. 

      Bend

    • D. 

      Ellipse

  • 20. 
    Which of these is a image painted or otherwise produced on a flat surface?
    • A. 

      Picture

    • B. 

      Casting

    • C. 

      Sculpture

    • D. 

      Hologram

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