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4 Matching questions

  1. c
  2. d
  3. e
  4. b
  1. a Lines are used in art to indicate:
    a. boundaries between forms.
    b. direction and motion.
    c. shadows and highlights.
    d. spatial depth on flat surfaces.
    e. All of these answers are correct.
  2. b Raphael's The Madonna of the Meadows is composed using the implied shape of a:
    a. trapezoid.
    b. square.
    c. pyramid.
    d. triangle.
    e. circle.
  3. c The earliest known printed book contains the earliest surviving woodcut image. The book was made in the 9th century C.E. in:
    a. Germany.
    b. Spain.
    c. China.
    d. Egypt.
    e. None of these answers is correct.
  4. d The difference in the color and consistency of different types of crayons and pastels is due to:
    a. the use of liquid pigmentation.
    b. the use of different binders.
    c. None of these answers is correct; there is no difference.
    d. the fact that these media do not need a binding agent.
    e. the fact that crayons are made for children, while pastels are made for artists.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The use of atmospheric perspective is a prominent aspect of which work?
    a. Les bĂȘtes de la mer by Henri Matisse
    b. The Rocky Mountains, Lander's Peak by Albert Bierstadt
    c. Untitled by Keith Haring
    d. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat
    e. The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
  2. Drawing attention to an area by contrasting dark and light is one way of demonstrating
    a. rhythm and texture.
    b. symmetry and asymmetry.
    c. emphasis and subordination.
    d. scale and proportion.
    e. None of these answers is correct.
  3. Which of the visual elements can best be described as "the path of a moving point"?
    a. Motion
    b. Time
    c. Mass
    d. Line
    e. Light
  4. The coloring material in virtually all drawing media is known as:
    a. aquatint.
    b. pastel.
    c. pigment.
    d. binder.
    e. wash.
  5. A necessary feature of pattern is:
    a. texture.
    b. color.
    c. modeling.
    d. vanishing points.
    e. repetition.

5 True/False questions

  1. eTechnically, tempera is paint in which the vehicle is in:
    a. a pigment.
    b. an impasto.
    c. a ground.
    d. an emulsion.
    e. a glaze.


  2. aCharles White's Untitled illustrates the technique of:
    a. hatching.
    b. atmospheric perspective.
    c. impasto.
    d. saturation.
    e. foreshortening.


  3. cIn art, shapes that suggest forms found in nature are called ________ shapes.
    a. Organic
    b. real
    c. geometric
    d. environmental
    e. three-dimensional


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


  5. eSerigraphy means, literally:
    a. "screenprinting."
    b. "silk writing."
    c. "stencil work."
    d. "squeegee."
    e. "sketching."