Quiz: You'll Only Ace This Test If You Appreciate Fine Art & History

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Are you a true artist?

Show the world how much you appreciate fine art and art history by answering the questions on this quiz! Good luck!

 Jun 22, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What biblical event did Leonardo Da Vinci paint?
Noah's Ark
The Last Supper
Jonah and the Whale

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Pictographs, engravings, petroglyphs, and sculptures are all kinds of ___ art.
Found
Prehistoric
Rock

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which artist painted Medusa and David and Goliath?
Caravaggio
Raphael
Monet

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was painted by who?
Raphael
Leonardo da Vinci
Michelangelo

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Georgia O'Keeffe is best known for her large paintings of desert flowers and scenery.
True
False

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is unusual about Mona Lisa's eyebrows?
They don't exist
She has a unibrow
They are blond

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci is on display in which museum?
The Prado
Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Louvre

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which Vincent van Gogh painting was the inspiration for the Don McLean song "Vincent"?
Café Terrace at Night
Sunflowers
The Starry Night

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which artist famously had a "Blue Period"?
Andy Warhol
Salvador Dali
Pablo Picasso

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: David Hockney became famous in the 1960s for painting iconic american objects.
False
True

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you are looking for the Sphinx, you better head to ___.
Pakistan
Iran
Egypt

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many paintings did Van Gogh sell in his LIFETIME?
1
0
16

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who sculpted *The Thinker*?
Auguste Rodin
Donatello
Michelangelo

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Grant Wood will forever be known for painting American Gothic and Spring Turning.
True
False

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The world's smallest paintings are painted on ___.
Beans
Rice
Peas

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

After a quarrel, which famous artist cut off part of his ear?
Vincent Van Gogh
Rembrandt
Gustav Klimt

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Venus de Milo is made out of what type of stone?
Slate
Quartz
Marble

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Moulin Rouge is depicted in ___ paintings.
Paul Cézanne
Toulouse-Lautrec
Claude Monet
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Art history is a reflection of what's gone on in every civilization since the beginning of man. It reflects the times from which it was created and all of the events that shaped the world during that period of time. These moments could be about grand battles, plagues, inventions, and celebrations. Whatever the subject is about, art is a window into history. It's a way for artists to tell their version of how things were when they were alive. Museums hold their stories in several different forms such as canvases, paper, or etched in stone. Due to these amazing pieces of art, future generations will be able to continusouly learn and will never forget!

Do you know the great artists of the world and their many works? Do you go to museums every chance you get? Do you know the history of the various movements in art? Do you know art theory and what certain art techniques are? Do you know what was going on in the world as some famous art was being created? Did you study art history in school? Do you create artistic pieces yourself? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you!

Women.com not only features art quizzes like this one, but others that are tailor-made to your other specific interests. So, sit down, relax, pull out your thinking cap and your brushes and canvases to see how well you get through these questions about the great art and artists of human civilization. Good luck!