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3 Matching questions

  1. e
  2. d
  3. b
  1. a Which of the following is an example of a nonaqueous medium?
    a. Fresco
    b. Oil paint
    c. Acrylic
    d. Watercolor
    e. None of these answers is correct.
  2. b The printing technique invented by a German playwright in search of an inexpensive means of publishing his plays is:
    a. wood engraving.
    b. serigraphy.
    c. stone relief.
    d. aquatint.
    e. lithography.
  3. c The vanishing point in Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper is:
    a. at the exact center of the picture.
    b. just behind the head of the figure of Jesus.
    c. on the horizon line.
    d. all of these: at the exact center of the picture, just behind the head of the figure of Jesus, and on the horizon line.
    e. None of these answers is correct.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the techniques of intaglio printing?
    a. Mezzotint
    b. Etching
    c. Linocut
    d. Engraving
    e. Aquatint
  2. In the additive process of color mixing, red light, green light, and blue light combine to produce ________ light.
    a. yellow
    b. black
    c. White
    d. grayish brown
    e. green
  3. In printmaking, where multiple images are made from the same original design, each individual print is called:
    a. a burin.
    b. a burr.
    c. an impression.
    d. an edition.
    e. an etching.
  4. Pen and ink was the favorite sketching medium of ________, one of the greatest draftsmen of the 17th century.
    a. Lippi
    b. All of these answers are correct.
    c. Rembrandt
    d. Degas
    e. Picasso
  5. Two ancient painting media that are still in use today are:
    a. acrylics and oils.
    b. encaustic and fresco.
    c. gouache and oils.
    d. collage and acrylics.
    e. gouache and fresco.

5 True/False questions

  1. dIf a print is numbered 4/100, what information can be deciphered?
    a. There are 99 other prints in the edition.
    b. It is one of 4 in a series of similar pictures.
    c. It was enlarged by 4 percent from the original size.
    d. Four colors, including black, were used in the printing process.
    e. There are 96 other prints in the edition.


  2. e________ is watercolor that has been made opaque by adding inert white pigment to it.
    a. Encaustic
    b. Impasto
    c. Fresco
    d. Gouache
    e. None of these answers is correct.


  3. dWhich of the following media is the most common of all drawing media?
    a. Conté crayon
    b. Graphite pencil
    c. Pen and ink
    d. Pastel
    e. Metalpoint


  4. eTraditional Chinese artists used _________, the oldest painting medium in continuous use.
    a. watercolor
    b. encaustic paint
    c. gouache
    d. acrylic
    e. ink sticks


  5. cExcept in the case of ________, identical multiple impressions are printed to create editions in printmaking.
    a. screenprints
    b. intaglio prints
    c. Monotypes
    d. relief prints
    e. planographic prints


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