Quiz: Can You Answer These 25 Art Questions Every Artist Should Know?

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 Apr 03, 2019
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Question: 1/25Choose Your Answer:


If you arrange various materials and glue them to a surface, what have you made?
A scrapbook
A sculpture
A collage

Question: 2/25Choose Your Answer:


Etchings are made with...
Acid
Knife
Chisel

Question: 3/25Choose Your Answer:


"Lost wax process" refers to what?
Casting in metal
Weaving fiber
Carving in stone

Question: 4/25Choose Your Answer:


The oven used in glazing clay pots is called a:
Convection oven
Conduction oven
Kiln

Question: 5/25True or False:


Glass is created from a molten mixture of soda, ash, metal oxides, and sand.
False
True

Question: 6/25Choose Your Answer:


A machine used for weaving cloth is called a:
Spinning wheel
Sewing machine
Loom

Question: 7/25Choose Your Answer:


Wicker that is used in basketry is composed of what?
Vegetable fiber
Palm fronds
Plastic

Question: 8/25Choose Your Answer:


In what country was origami invented?
Korea
India
China

Question: 9/25Choose Your Answer:


What can coffee be used for?
Making an art piece smell like coffee
Giving paper gritty texture
Staining paper in order to make it look old

Question: 10/25True or False:


Acetone is made from pigments and plastic.
False
True

Question: 11/25Choose Your Answer:


What surface was early photography made on?
Paper
Wood
Glass

Question: 12/25Choose Your Answer:


What do you call the hole in a needle where you push the thread through?
Mouth
Nose
Eye

Question: 13/25Choose Your Answer:


Papier-mache figure is modeled on a skeleton called an:
Mold
Bobbin
Armature

Question: 14/25Choose Your Answer:


Which of the following paints does not clean up using water?
Acrylic
Gesso
Oil

Question: 15/25Choose Your Answer:


What painter's supplies can be used to show how to mix various paints to achieve new colors?
A color wheel
An easel
A brush set

Question: 16/25Choose Your Answer:


Depicting inanimate objects such as fruit or bottles is called what?
Portrait
Landscape
Still life

Question: 17/25Choose Your Answer:


In a landscape painting, the line at which the earth and sky meet is called the what?
Horizon
Threshold
Vanishing point

Question: 18/25Choose Your Answer:


The application of paint straight from its container onto a canvas which is usually laid on the floor is called what?
Spill painting
Spotch painting
Drip painting

Question: 19/25Choose Your Answer:


Which is not a chromatic pigment?
Blue
Red
Gray

Question: 20/25Choose Your Answer:


An emulsion of egg yolk and water or egg and oil serves as the binding medium for the pigments in what?
Gesso
Watercolor
Acrylic

Question: 21/25Choose Your Answer:


Name the thin oval board upon which the artist lays and mixes colors.
Paintboard
Palette
Easel

Question: 22/25Choose Your Answer:


For what does the term "op" stand in reference to "op art"?
Optical
Operative
Opaque

Question: 23/25Choose Your Answer:


What is the name for the watercolor technique that uses overlapping layers of highly diluted pigments?
Spray
Wash
Coat

Question: 24/25Choose Your Answer:


A painting which attempts to fool the observer into taking the painted object for a real one is called a:
Pepper's ghost
Fresco
Trompe-l'oeil

Question: 25/25Choose Your Answer:


In tempera painting, artists used what technique to create shadows?
Smoothing
Blur
Hatching
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