Art History Quizzes & Trivia

Art makes the world a richer place and if you've never had a taste of the finer things in life—like art—you’re really missing out. If you love to paint, or have an interest in the classics (or just history itself) you will find these quizzes intellectually stimulating. Branch out and get a little culture today from the comfort of your desk and comfy computer chair. 

Do you know who was credited for most of the statues that decorated the Parthenon? What artist was struck in the face with a mallet by an envious colleague and disfigured for life? What painter married Mexican artist Diego Rivera? Who painted “The Scream?” What late 19th century painter was best known for his paintings of ballet dancers? Go back in time to the wonderful works of Michelangelo, Picasso, Rembrandt, and more while you bask in the wonders of the art world by taking these quizzes.


Questions: 25  |  Attempts: 2493   |  Last updated: Jan 30, 2013
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    This painting titled “Portrait of Pope Innocent X" was painted by...

This quiz will test your knowledge of the Pop Art movement. 

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 530   |  Last updated: Oct 12, 2018
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    Pop Art is

Art can touch your feelings, this quiz has questions about art. Take this quiz and find out how much do you know about art.

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 366   |  Last updated: Jan 5, 2017
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    This is an example of what time of technique?

The history of art is rather extraordinary when you let yourself be immersed in it. From drawings made by cavemen all the way up to the Renaissance, and now with more modern art, we are here to test your art knowledge with...

Questions: 100  |  Attempts: 324   |  Last updated: Nov 2, 2018

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Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 238   |  Last updated: Feb 25, 2019
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    Who was trying to invade Greece?

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Art History Questions & Answers

Who painted the following controversial painting which was also responsible for the Modern Art movement?
Edouard ManetCorrect answer: Edouard Manet - Le déjeuner sur lherbe (English, The Luncheon on the Grass) 1863. Nude women were always seen in art history as a Venus or Grande Odalisque, in this case, she is with two men in common day clothing and th
What art qualities made Mona Lisa painting so costly?
Painted by Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa holds the Guinness World Record for the highest known insurance valuation in history. It has been painted between the years 1503 to 1506 and it is also said that Leonardo worked on it till late 1517s. It is r
What is Pop Art?
Pop art is a movement that first began in Britain and the United States during the mid to late 1950's. Pop art set forth a challenge to the traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular mass and culture. There are many different forms of p
Which painting is the following an image of?
This image is a portrait painted by the Infamous Jan van Eyck. It shoes two clogs or sandals. These can represent a gift such as a wedding present or it can be used to depict the sacred precincts of these shoes. The painting is called the Arnolfini P