Understanding Comics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Understanding Comics! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which face is the most abstract? 
    • A. 

      The first face (One)

    • B. 

      The second face (A Few)

    • C. 

      The third face (Thousands)

    • D. 

      The fourth face (Millions)

    • E. 

      The fifth face (Nearly) All

  • 2. 
    Is this painting by Magritte...
    • A. 

      A pipe?

    • B. 

      A digital copy of a painting?

    • C. 

      A painting of a pipe?

    • D. 

      A drawing of a painting of a pipe?

  • 3. 
    "The sorts of images we usually call symbols are one category of icon...for the purpose of [Understanding Comics] the word "Icon" mean[s] any image used to represent a person, place, thing or idea."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    "When we abstract an image through cartooning, we're not so much eliminating details as we are focusing on..."
    • A. 

      Specific details.

    • B. 

      Specific colors.

    • C. 

      Specific styles.

    • D. 

      Specific genres.

  • 5. 
    With the addition of one circle and a dot, any shape can be turned into a face.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When interacting with inaminate objects, like cars, the human driver absorbs the car...
    • A. 

      As an object of our imagination.

    • B. 

      As an extension of the brain.

    • C. 

      As a part of the family.

    • D. 

      As an extension of our body.

  • 7. 
    The Masking Effect combines cartoony or non-realistic type characters with "unusually realistic backgrounds."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Japanese comics artists draw most characters "simply" and then use the power of Objectifying more realistically drawn characters, to emphasize a character's...
    • A. 

      Non-anime reality to the reader.

    • B. 

      Otherness to the reader.

    • C. 

      Similarities to simply drawn characters.

    • D. 

      Super human strength.

  • 9. 
    "Jack Kirby, along with Stan Lee staked out a abstract style of iconic forms with a non-realistic look, which was bolstered by a powerful Picasso background design of circles and triangles on all of their Marvel Comics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False