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What do you know about Commercial Art Technology? Do you think you can pass this quiz? Commercial art is the type of art created to commercial constraints, while fine art is the divine result of the muse of the Commercial artist art can be based on some level of business or functional requirements. Take this quiz and see how very much you know about commercial art.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    This class focuses on areas of art including but not limited to Balance, Proportion, Scale, Rhythm, etc. all of these items are included in what is defined as ________________.

    • A.

      Elements of Art

    • B.

      Forms

    • C.

      Principles of Design

    • D.

      Textures of the world

    Correct Answer
    C. Principles of Design
    Explanation
    This class focuses on various aspects of art such as balance, proportion, scale, rhythm, etc. These aspects are all part of what is known as the "Principles of Design." The Principles of Design refer to the guidelines and strategies used to organize and arrange the elements of art, such as line, shape, color, form, texture, and space, in a visually appealing and harmonious way. By studying the Principles of Design, students can learn how to create visually balanced and aesthetically pleasing artworks.

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  • 2. 

    Architecture and Computer Graphics are examples of this type of art.

    • A.

      Fine

    • B.

      Commercial

    • C.

      Performing

    • D.

      None of the above.

    Correct Answer
    B. Commercial
    Explanation
    Commercial art refers to art that is created for commercial purposes, such as advertising, marketing, or branding. Architecture and computer graphics can both be considered forms of commercial art because they are often used in commercial settings, such as designing buildings or creating visual elements for advertisements. This type of art is created with the intention of selling a product or promoting a brand, rather than for purely aesthetic or expressive purposes.

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  • 3. 

    __________ is the home of the Pyramids of Giza.

    • A.

      Rome

    • B.

      London

    • C.

      Egypt

    • D.

      Paris

    Correct Answer
    C. Egypt
    Explanation
    The Pyramids of Giza are located in Egypt. Egypt is known for its ancient civilization and historical landmarks, including the Pyramids. Rome, London, and Paris are famous cities, but they do not have the Pyramids of Giza. Therefore, the correct answer is Egypt.

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  • 4. 

    A Lintel is held up to create an opening by two or more ____

    • A.

      Boulders

    • B.

      Posts

    • C.

      Arches

    • D.

      Doric

    Correct Answer
    B. Posts
    Explanation
    A lintel is a horizontal beam that is used to support the weight above an opening, such as a doorway or window. In order to create this opening, the lintel needs to be held up by two or more posts. The posts provide the necessary support and stability for the lintel, ensuring that it can bear the weight effectively. Boulders, arches, and Doric are not suitable options for holding up a lintel, as they do not provide the necessary structural support required for creating an opening.

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  • 5. 

    Winston Churchill is famous for what quote regarding architecture.

    • A.

      Build it and they will come

    • B.

      We shape our buildings, our buildings shape us.

    • C.

      Architecture is Art

    • D.

      Beauty is in the Eye of the beholder

    Correct Answer
    B. We shape our buildings, our buildings shape us.
    Explanation
    Winston Churchill is famous for the quote "We shape our buildings, our buildings shape us." This quote suggests that the design and structure of buildings not only reflect the values and preferences of individuals but also have an impact on their behavior and well-being. It emphasizes the reciprocal relationship between architecture and its inhabitants, highlighting the influence that the built environment can have on shaping human behavior, attitudes, and experiences.

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  • 6. 

    When drawing out a floor plan you are creating a drawing in what Dimension_______

    • A.

      1D

    • B.

      20D

    • C.

      4D

    • D.

      2D

    Correct Answer
    D. 2D
    Explanation
    When drawing out a floor plan, you are creating a two-dimensional (2D) drawing. A floor plan is a representation of a space viewed from above, showing the layout and dimensions of rooms, walls, and other architectural features. It does not include depth or height, which are characteristics of three-dimensional (3D) drawings. Therefore, the correct answer is 2D.

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  • 7. 

    A Typical Floor plan is drawn from a ____________ point of view.

    • A.

      Rational

    • B.

      Birds-eye

    • C.

      Elevation

    • D.

      Below

    Correct Answer
    B. Birds-eye
    Explanation
    A typical floor plan is drawn from a birds-eye point of view. This means that the floor plan is depicted as if it is being viewed from above, allowing for a clear and comprehensive representation of the layout and arrangement of the space. This perspective allows for a better understanding of the spatial relationship between different rooms and areas within the floor plan.

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  • 8. 

    A ______ column is the most ornate and detailed of the columns.

    • A.

      Ionic

    • B.

      Corinthian

    • C.

      Doric

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Corinthian
    Explanation
    The Corinthian column is the most ornate and detailed of the columns. It is characterized by its decorative capital, which is adorned with intricate acanthus leaves, scrolls, and other intricate designs. This style of column is often used in more elaborate and grand architectural designs, such as temples and public buildings. The Ionic column is also known for its decorative capital, but it is less elaborate than the Corinthian. The Doric column is the simplest and most plain of the three styles, lacking the decorative elements found in the Corinthian and Ionic columns.

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  • 9. 

    ________  is a noted architect that uses a fine arts approach to his designs.

    • A.

      Frank Gehry

    • B.

      Frank Llyod Wright

    • C.

      Frank Cassuto

    • D.

      Fran Douglas

    Correct Answer
    A. Frank Gehry
    Explanation
    Frank Gehry is a renowned architect known for his unique and innovative designs. He incorporates elements of fine arts into his architectural creations, resulting in visually striking and unconventional structures. His designs often feature dynamic shapes and use materials in unconventional ways, challenging traditional architectural norms. Gehry's approach to architecture has made him a highly influential figure in the field, and his works have become iconic landmarks around the world.

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  • 10. 

    A motif that is enlarged each time as it appears represents a _____ rhythm.

    • A.

      Non-Objective

    • B.

      Progressive

    • C.

      Regular

    • D.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. Progressive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Progressive" because a motif that is enlarged each time it appears indicates a pattern of growth or progression. This suggests that the rhythm is not static or repetitive, but rather evolving and developing over time.

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  • 11. 

    The image seen below depicts an architectural design by ___________

    • A.

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B.

      Francis Bacon

    • C.

      Frank Gehry

    • D.

      Francisco Depardou

    Correct Answer
    A. Frank Lloyd Wright
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Frank Lloyd Wright. The image depicts an architectural design that is characteristic of Frank Lloyd Wright's style. Wright was an American architect known for his organic and innovative designs, and this image likely showcases one of his famous works. His designs often incorporated natural elements and harmonized with the surrounding environment, which can be seen in the image.

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  • 12. 

    When creating a system of diagonal lines an architect must use a combination of which tools.

    • A.

      Chaulk

    • B.

      Ruler

    • C.

      Pencil

    • D.

      T-Square

    • E.

      Triangle

    • F.

      Compass

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Pencil
    D. T-Square
    E. Triangle
    Explanation
    When creating a system of diagonal lines, an architect must use a pencil to draw the lines accurately. A T-Square is necessary to ensure the lines are straight and perpendicular to each other. A triangle is used to draw angles and ensure the lines are at the desired slope. Therefore, the combination of pencil, T-Square, and triangle is essential for creating a system of diagonal lines.

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  • 13. 

    As discussed and demonstrated in class the architect in this image is creating _____ lines using his drafting tools.

    • A.

      60 °

    • B.

      90 °

    • C.

      0 °

    • D.

      45 °

    Correct Answer
    B. 90 °
    Explanation
    The architect in the image is creating 90° lines using his drafting tools. This can be inferred from the question statement that the lines being created are "____ lines", and the only option that represents a line angle is 90°.

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  • 14. 

    When creating drafting lines an architect should always __________________  their pencil to create smooth uniform lines.

    • A.

      Break

    • B.

      Rotate

    • C.

      Skip

    • D.

      Moisten

    Correct Answer
    B. Rotate
    Explanation
    When creating drafting lines, an architect should always rotate their pencil to create smooth uniform lines. This is because rotating the pencil helps to prevent the pencil tip from becoming blunt or unevenly worn down, which can result in inconsistent lines. By rotating the pencil, the architect ensures that the lines they draw are consistent in thickness and quality, leading to a more professional and accurate draft.

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  • 15. 

    In the image below the _____________ part of a Greek column has be preserved.

    • A.

      Altruist

    • B.

      Pediment

    • C.

      Condiment

    • D.

      Capital

    Correct Answer
    D. Capital
    Explanation
    The image shows a part of a Greek column that has been preserved. This part is known as the capital, which is the topmost part of a column. The capital is typically decorated and serves as a transition between the column and the structure it supports.

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  • 16. 

    Please identify the type of column pictured in this image.

    • A.

      Iconographic

    • B.

      New

    • C.

      Doric

    • D.

      Corinthian

    Correct Answer
    D. Corinthian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Corinthian. The image is not provided, so we cannot directly identify the type of column pictured. However, based on the given options, Corinthian is a type of column in classical architecture characterized by its ornate capital with acanthus leaves. The other options, iconographic, new, and Doric, do not specifically refer to types of columns.

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  • 17. 

    The Cathedral of Notre Dame is located in ______________

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Germany

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      Greece

    Correct Answer
    C. Paris
    Explanation
    The Cathedral of Notre Dame is located in Paris. Notre Dame is one of the most famous cathedrals in the world and is an iconic symbol of Paris. It is located on the Île de la Cité, a small island in the Seine River. The cathedral's Gothic architecture and stunning stained glass windows attract millions of tourists each year. Its central location in the heart of Paris makes it easily accessible and a must-visit landmark for anyone visiting the city.

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  • 18. 

    The Cathedral of Notre Dame is considered a _________ style of architecture.

    • A.

      Corinthian

    • B.

      Iranian

    • C.

      Gothic

    • D.

      Marble

    Correct Answer
    C. Gothic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Gothic. The Cathedral of Notre Dame is considered a Gothic style of architecture. Gothic architecture is characterized by pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses. The Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris is a prime example of Gothic architecture, with its towering spires, intricate stained glass windows, and ornate detailing. The Gothic style became popular in Europe during the medieval period and is known for its grandeur and verticality.

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  • 19. 

    In the image below a ____________ type of rhythm is used to create this intricate tile pattern.

    • A.

      Rotating

    • B.

      Radial

    • C.

      Alternating

    • D.

      New

    Correct Answer
    C. Alternating
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "alternating" because in the image, the pattern is created by alternating between different elements or shapes. This can be observed by the repeated sequence of different shapes or colors in the tile pattern. The use of alternating elements creates a visually interesting and intricate design.

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  • 20. 

    This architectural structure was designed by __________

    • A.

      Walt Disney

    • B.

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • C.

      Frank Gehry

    • D.

      Randy Evert

    Correct Answer
    C. Frank Gehry
    Explanation
    Frank Gehry is the correct answer because he is a renowned architect known for his unique and innovative designs. His architectural style is characterized by the use of unconventional materials and forms, which can be seen in this particular structure. Gehry's notable works include the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. Therefore, it is reasonable to attribute the design of this architectural structure to Frank Gehry.

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  • 21. 

    The Type of Art as seen in the image below can be defined as _____________

    • A.

      Commercial

    • B.

      Fine Art

    • C.

      Adjustment

    • D.

      Serial

    Correct Answer
    A. Commercial
    Explanation
    The type of art seen in the image can be defined as commercial because it appears to be created for the purpose of advertising or promoting a product or service. The image may contain elements such as logos, slogans, or persuasive visuals that are commonly associated with commercial art. This type of art is often used in marketing campaigns and is intended to appeal to a wide audience in order to generate sales or promote a brand.

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  • 22. 

    Proportion and ______________ relate to the relationship between multiple objects in parts or a whole.

    • A.

      Scale

    • B.

      Rhythm

    • C.

      Emphasis

    • D.

      Harmony

    Correct Answer
    A. Scale
    Explanation
    Proportion and scale relate to the relationship between multiple objects in parts or a whole. Proportion refers to the relative size, quantity, or magnitude of different elements in a composition, while scale refers to the size of an object or the relationship between its size and the surrounding space. Both concepts are concerned with the balance and harmony of elements within a composition, ensuring that they are visually pleasing and coherent.

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  • 23. 

    Identify ALL the Principles of design from the list below.

    • A.

      Proportion

    • B.

      Emphasis

    • C.

      Balance

    • D.

      Line

    • E.

      Rhythm

    • F.

      Harmony

    • G.

      Continuity

    • H.

      Variety

    • I.

      Value

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Proportion
    B. Emphasis
    C. Balance
    E. Rhythm
    F. Harmony
    G. Continuity
    H. Variety
    Explanation
    The principles of design are guidelines that help artists and designers create aesthetically pleasing compositions. Proportion refers to the size and scale of elements in relation to each other. Emphasis is the focal point or center of interest in a composition. Balance is the distribution of visual weight in a composition. Rhythm is the repetition or pattern of elements. Harmony is the combination of elements that work together visually. Continuity is the flow or connection between elements. Variety is the use of different elements to create interest. Therefore, the answer includes all the principles of design listed.

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  • 24. 

    The Parthenon is located  __________

    • A.

      In Rome

    • B.

      On the Acropolis

    • C.

      Under the sea

    • D.

      Just below Paris, France

    Correct Answer
    B. On the Acropolis
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "On the Acropolis." The Parthenon is a famous ancient Greek temple dedicated to the goddess Athena and is situated on the Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece. It is considered one of the most important cultural landmarks in the world and a symbol of ancient Greek civilization. The location on the Acropolis hill provides a commanding view of the city and is a testament to the architectural and artistic achievements of the ancient Greeks.

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  • 25. 

    Identify All the characteristics as they relate to a commercial art career.

    • A.

      Artist works at their own pace

    • B.

      Deals with a client

    • C.

      Associated with extravagant color and vibrant shape

    • D.

      Used for financial gain

    • E.

      Is heavily influenced by emotion and representation

    • F.

      Typically revolves around a product or service

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Deals with a client
    D. Used for financial gain
    F. Typically revolves around a product or service
    Explanation
    A commercial art career involves dealing with clients, as artists often create artwork for specific clients or projects. It is also used for financial gain, as artists in commercial art careers are typically paid for their work. Additionally, commercial art often revolves around a product or service, as it is created to promote or advertise something. The other characteristics mentioned, such as working at their own pace, being associated with extravagant color and vibrant shape, and being heavily influenced by emotion and representation, are not necessarily specific to a commercial art career and can apply to various forms of art.

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