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MULTIPLE CHIOCE QUESTIONS

1. The influence of classical sculpture on Donatello's bronze David is


reflected in the fact that the youthful male figure is depicted as-
_________(unclothed, smiling, gigantic)

1. ________was most directly influenced by the Italian Renaissance


painters. (Albrecht Durer, Jan Van Eyck, Peter Bruegel)

1. "Genre painting", as the term used in art history refers to_________


(scenes of everyday life , scenes of aristocratic life, biblical scenes)

1. _________is the first artist known by name. He was a priest in the


Egyptian religion as well as a renowned doctor, the architect of the Step
Pyramid. (Imhotep, Zosher, Narmer, Khufu)

1. Before there was a written language, the Egyptians used_________ to


communicate. (sign language, hieroglyphs, mental telepathy, pictograms)

1. _________occurs when objects are positioned around a central point.


(Radial balance, symmetrical balance, felt balance)

1. _________first gave visual form to abstract concepts. (Picasso,


Leonardo, Michelangelo )

1. _________ were the major art patrons during the period of


Renaissance. (Dominican family, Visconti family, Medici family)

1. In Rome during the Renaissance_________ was an active art patron.


(Pope Julius I, Pope Julius II, Pope Julius III )

1. _________ was among Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti


of the three Renaissance geniuses. (Durer, Titian, Raphael)

1. Mona Lisa is painted in __________ technique (tempera, fresco, oil)

1. Peter Paul Ruben is famous for his _________ style of painting (Calm,
impressionistic, dynamic)

1. Rococo art movement was principally initiated as_________ design


movement (textile, graphic, interior)

1. Jacques Louis David is famous for his _________ style of paintings


( expressionist, cubist, Neo-classical)
1. Impressionists favored painting _________ (at home, indoor, out of
door)

1. Cubism was inspired by geometric-style landscape paintings of


_________ (Vincent Van Gogh, Monet, Cezzane)

1. Famous Viennese painter Gustav Klimt painted two most expensive


paintings of all time in _________ style (Realist, Romanticism, Art Nouveau)

1. _________was introduced by Picasso (oil paints, pastels, collage)

1. There are two types of Cubism, one is analytic and the other
is__________ (assemblage, electronic, synthetic)

1. Op art is a common word used for __________ (obscure art, origami


art, Optical art)

1. _________ Movement emerged against the materialism of Industrial


revolution.

(Expressionism, Constructivism, Romanticism)

1. The color palate of the Impressionists comprised mostly of


_________colors (subdued, earthly tones, complementary colors)

1. Impasto is the technique of _________ (sculpture, architecture,


painting)

1. In painting, sharp light used against the dark background to create a


dramatic effect is called___________ (spot light, sfumato, tenebrism)

1. Humanistic philosophy and learning were spread across the Europe


during __________ (middle ages, Byzantine era, Renaissance)

1. The scream was painted by _________ a famous Norwegian painter


(Edward Munch, Van Gogh, Georges Braque)

1. _________ art is based on the notion that light and movement can
create the work of art (conceptual art, Op art, Kinetic art)

1. _________artist is also known as “poet of spring” (Giorgione, Titian,


Botticelli)
1. In the last supper painting of Leonardo da Vinci, the halo is replaced
by _________ behind the Christ’s head (arches, moon, windows)

1. Giotto painted the walls of _________ chapel (Sistine, St. Peter’s,


Arena)

1. Botticelli painted _________ figures (Naturalistic, rigid, elongated)

1. Ruben painted__________ kind of female figure (Dark and fleshy, thin


and elongated, soft and supple)

1. ___________is common in the paintings of Durer, Rembrandt and Van


Gogh (Historic subjects, street scenes, Self portraits)

1. ___________ was Manet’s controversial painting, inspired by the


Titian’s Venus of Urbino (The sleeping Venus, birth of Venus, Olympia)

1. __________ is known as the “Father of Modern Art”. (Picasso, Braque,


Cezzane)

1. Knight, Death and Devil, a painting by Durer is done in _________


medium (Painting, Drawing , Print)

1. Jackson Pollock is famous for his ________ paintings (Pure, conceptual,


Action)

1. Renoir mostly painted_________ scenes (bathing, sunset, party)

1. _________ mostly painted the scenes of his native Suffolk where he


grew up (Turner, Gauguin, Constable)

1. _________ is a term applied to any kind of art which stresses the use
of accepted technique and form organization (avante garde, folk, Academic)

1. A branch of philosophy dealing with artistic or the sense of beauty is


called __________ (rhetoric, ethics, aesthetics)

1. In European history the period between 400 AD-1400AD is called


_____________ (Middle ages, early Renaissance, Baroque)

1. Giotto was the pupil of a famous artist of his time named ____________
(Duccio, Simone Martini, Cimabue)

1. Birth of Venus was painted by ____________ artist (Masaccio, Giotto,


Botticelli)

1. Sistine chapel ceiling was painted by famous sculptor ___________


(Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo)

1. Leonardo painted Mona Lisa in ________________ technique (impasto,


tenebrism, Sfumato)

1. Illusion of three-dimensionality created through rendering of dark and


light values is called __________ (tache, perspective, chiaroscuro)

1. Besides being a famous painter Durer was also a master


______________ (sculptor, musician, printmaker)

1. ___________Artists perfected the medium of oil painting (German,


Dutch, Venetian)

1. An artist studio, a famous painting by Gustave Courbet was done in


__________ technique. (watercolor, tempera, Oil)

1. Botticelli created his forms through the extensive use of


________________ instead of chiaroscuro (color, values, line)

1. Gaustav Courbet was a founder of __________ movement


(Romanticism, Post Impressionism, Realism)

1. An art movement called impressionism got its name from a famous


painting of Eduard Monet ______________ (Impression-sunset, Impression-
starry night, Impression-sunrise)

1. Leonardo painted two versions of his famous painting ____________


(Mona Lisa, Annunciation, Madonna of rocks)

1. Vincent van Gogh belonged to _____________ art movement


(Impressionism, cubism, Post-Impressionism)

1. “Die bruke”, the bridge was founded in ______________ (France, Italy,


Germany)

1. __________was a driving force behind the birth of cubism (Gaustav


Courbet, Georges Seurat, Picasso)

1. Abstract art is also called as _________ art (absent art, objective art,
non objective art)
1. Marcel Duchamp founded __________ , an Anti -art movement
(Surrealism, Fantasy art, Dadaism)

1. Blue period was an artistic phase of ____________ artist (Braque,


Gustav Courbet, Picasso)

1. “Persistence of memory” was painted by ______________ (Wassily


Kandinsky, Cezanne, Salvador Dali)

1. Constructivism, an art movement was initiated in __________


(America, Germany, Russia)

1. Assemblage is a kind of ____________ (engraving, painting, sculpture)

1. John Constable is famous for his _____________ (Prints, fresco


paintings, landscapes)

1. Michelangelo career climaxed with a sculpture called ____________


(Moses, Madonna of stairs, David)

1. The old guitarist belonged to _____ period, the life of Picasso’s


painting (yellow, rose, blue)

1. Wassily Kandinsky was one of the exponents of _________ (Die Bruke,


Fauvism, the blue riders)

1. __________refers to the universal images of the pop culture (Op art,


abstract art, pop art)

1. In art movement which started against art was called __________


(expressionism, surrealism, Dadaism)

1. Leonardo unsuccessfully used __________ technique for the painting


of the Last Supper. (relief , gold leaf, oil-tempera combination)

1. The process that Michelangelo used for his sculptures can best be
seen in the __________ (Awakening prisoner, Mona Lisa, Pieta)

1. The painter Titian used a heavy layer of __________ on areas of his


painting (fiasco, tempera, impasto)

1. El-Greco is known for his ____________ style of painting (static,


baroque, Mannerism)
1. To produce __________ the artist scratched a design on a metal plate
with a steel needle. (lithograph, wood cut, dry point)

1. A painted panel with two halves is called a__________ (triptych,


tondo, diptych)

1. Painting figures primarily in tones of gray is known as _________ (tri-


tone, mono-tone, grisaille)

1. The method of shading used in printmaking is known as __________


(cutting, stippling, hatching)

1. Painting in oil usually requires putting oil pigments on_________ (wall,


stone, canvas)

1. A translucent layer of oil pigment is known as ________ (opaque,


tempera, glaze)

1. Carving woodblock for making prints was done by________ (painters,


sculptors, artisans)

1. The greatest printmaker of the Northern Renaissance was_________


(Jean Goujon, Robert Smythson, Albrecht Durer)

1. On his trip back from Italy, Durer was to the first artist to use the
medium of __________ for landscape studies. (tempera, oil, watercolor)

1. The medium perfected by Albrecht Durer to illustrate Apocalypse was


___________ (oil, watercolor, woodcut)

1. During his diplomatic visit to Spain, Rubens, in the company of


Velazquez, rediscovered works in the royal collection by ________. ( Raphael,
Giorgione, Titian)

1. Rubens received a commission for a series of large- scale paintings


devoted to the life of __________ (Phillip II, Charles III, Marie de Medici)

1. Structures made of stone blocks or boulders are called ________


(Paleolithic, Monolithic, Megalithic)

1. The earliest examples of Prehistoric paintings of animals are usually


found _________ in cave(Lascaux, Altamira, Chauvet)

1. Cave paintings served __________ (illustration of daily life, decoration,


aid in hunting or magic)

1. Little Neolithic art remains today because___________ (the lack of


interest of early man, little archeological records, early man used perishable
material)

1. The Venus of Willendorf is an example of _________ (totem, effigy,


fertility figure)

1. A volcanic glass fashioned into tools for cutting is ________ (a


dolmen, a barrow, an obsidian)

1. To carve bone, horn or stone, Neolithic man used _______ (flint tools,
bronze tools, iron tools)

1. Many of the decorative elements found on the earliest pottery were


derived from________.(embroidery, jewelry, basket weaving)

1. Paleolithic cave paintings from Chauvet were in __________medium.


(fresco, mosaic, earth pigments)

1. The Great Sphinx is thought to portray the pharaoh _____.


(Thutmose, Seth, Khufu)

1. The name for sacred pictorial writing is__________ (Cuneiform,


Aramaic, Hieroglyphs)

1. The Amarna Style, with its greater realism, suggestions of


movement, and anti-cubic aesthetic, is associated with _____. (Ramses II,
Hatshepsut, Akhenaton)

1. King Djoser was buried in a _____. (mastaba, pyramids at Giza, step


pyramid)

1. The New Kingdom Book of the Dead was executed with paint
on______ (slate, parchment, papyrus)

1. King Narmer's Palette was executed in _______. (obsidian, velum,


slate)

1. The pyramids at Giza were originally covered with _________. (mud


bricks, limestone, dressed stone and gold)

1. The Egyptians usually produced sculpture in _________ (iron, bronze,


diorite)

1. King Narmer's Palette is divided horizontally into strips called


________. (continuous narration, ground lines, register)

1. Stone used for the statue of Kahfre is________ (wood, gold, diorite)

1. Materials used for coffin cover of Tutankhamen were__________


(diorite, stone, gold)

1. The Sumerians developed a type of writing known as_________


(hieroglyphs, petro glyphs, cuneiforms)

1. Persepolis is an elaborately decorated palace of _________ (Egypt,


Babylon, Persia)

1. The palaces built at Knossos in Crete, ca 1600-1440, were build by-


____________ civilization. (Minoans, Greeks, Romans)

1. The Minoan civilization, named for King Minos, is used to describe


the culture on the island of _________ (Aegina, Amorgos, Crete)

1. The Palace of Minos at Knossos contained_________ (fortification,


lion’s head, Important frescoes)

1. Technique of printmaking, in which instead of incising lines into


plate, various textures are created from acrylic mediums, paints, leaves,
sand etc is called_________ (lithograph, collage, Collagraph)

1. Word Lithograph is a Greek word in which Litho means __________


(paper, Ink, stone)

1. A means of coloring cloth by using wax is called __________ (block


print, stenciling, Batik)

1. A line which creates a boundary on an area of space and separates it


from its surrounding background is called________ (calligraphy, texture,
contour)

1. ___________ is a term which describes the relative degree of lightness


and darkness (Hue, halftone, value)
1. When artist chooses to attach real materials to his work, this creates
________ texture (simulated, inventive, actual)

1. Quantity of light in color is called___________ (saturation, hue,


intensity)

1. The natural color of an object as seen by the eye, such as green


grass, blue sky, is called________ (suggestive color, subjective color, objective
color)

1. When the lines recede on a two-dimensional surface to converge at


a vanishing point to create three dimensional effect is called___________
( aerial perspective, linear perspective)

1. Composition means ___________ (separating, emphasizing, putting


together)

1. Rhythm is the result of ____________ (noise, emphasis, repetition)

1. Emphasis is created through____________ (harmony, rhythm,


contrast)

1. The absence of color is called____________ (chromatic,


monochromatic, achromatic)

1. The neighboring colors on the color wheel closely related to each


other are called_________ (neutral colors, complementary colors, analogous
colors)

1. The shapes without the clarity of definition, formless, indistinct and


of uncertain dimensions are called __________ (biomorphic, geometric,
amorphous)

1. Shapes which are irregular in form and resemble the freely


developed curves found in organic life are called___________ (curvilinear,
amorphous, biomorphic

1. A visual element or a combination of elements , repeated in work of


art is called _________ (pigment, shade, motif)

1. The final limit or boundary of the picture plane is called_________


(picture end, picture sides, picture frame)
1. A shape which may be regular or irregular but composed of a
straight line is called_________ (geometric, amorphous, rectilinear)

1. Tone chosen by the artist without regard to the real color of an


object to be painted is called______ (objective colors, naturalistic colors,
subjective colors)

1. ___________ refers to the sense of touch. (style, fertile, tactile)

1. The whole effect of a work of art resulting from the combination of all
its component parts is called_________ (rhythm, harmony, unity)

1. Sticks of color made by mixing powdered pigment with gum Arabic or


resin binder are called________ (crayons, charcoal, pastels)

1. _________is an opaque, water soluble, quickly drying paint. (oil,


enamel, acrylic)

1. __________ is a technique of painting which miniature painters of the


Mogul school used. (fresco, oil, Gouache)

1. Oil colors came into fashion by mid_________ (12th century, 13th


century, 15th century)

1. The word fresco in Italian language means_________ (freeze, painting,


fresh)

1. A type of sculpture which is not free standing and has a background


like a painting is called _________ (collage, relief)

1. The thinker and the kiss, are the world famous sculptures which were
made by French sculptor named_________ (Boccioni, Henry Moore, Auguste
Rodin)

1. The ruins of the Pompeii reveal the genius of _____________


civilization (Etruscans, Greeks, Romans)

1. Paintings on the walls and ceilings of the _________ are the earliest
examples of Christian art. (churches, roadsides, catacombs)

1. During the reign of ____________ Christianity was legalized and huge


churches were erected. (Caesar, Charlemagne, Constantine)

1. Early Christian architecture reached at its peak during the


____________ era. (Roman, dark ages, Byzantine)

1. The first major monument of Islamic architecture is ________


(mosque of Cordova, Qutub Minar, Dome of Rock)

1. Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque in Delhi was built by ___________ (Moguls,


Ghoris, Sultans of Delhi)

1. Of all the Mogul emperors _________ was the greatest patron of


architecture. (Hamayun, Aurangzeb, Shah Jahan)

1. The Indus Valley civilization’s close links with Mesopotamia and


Sumer were established through the _________ discovered that were common
in all. (inscriptions, coins, seals)

1. _____________ is a technique in which small dots are used instead of


shading motifs and backgrounds. (sponging, spattering, stippling)

1. The conventions of _______________ art were challenged by the more


naturalistic art of Giotto. (roman art, renaissance art, byzantine art)

1. A style of painting in which the pigment is applied thickly or in heavy


lumps, favored by Rembrandt is called __________ (luster, glazing, Impasto)

1. A flowering, intricate pattern derived from stylized organic motifs


arranged in symmetrical design, mostly used in Islamic decoration is
called____________ (oriental design, geometric design, Arabesque design)

1. Handwriting or penmanship, especially elegant or beautiful writing as


a decorative art is called __________ (scribing, illumination, calligraphy)

1. A composition made by fitting together pictures or part of pictures is


called __________ (assemblage, miniature, Montage)

1. A bench-shaped ancient Egyptian tomb is called__________ (coffin,


cenotaph, mastaba)

1. A technique of painting favored by Georges Seurat, in which a white


ground is filled with tiny dots of color which, when viewed at a distance,
blend together to give a luminous effect is called________ (Plein-air, Impasto,
pointillism)

1. A large mound-shaped Buddhist shrine is called ___________ (Temple,


Acropolis, Stupa)

1. A wall painting is called __________ (tondo, triptych, Mural)

1. A zigzag or V-shaped decoration is called__________ (arabesque,


pietra dura, chevron)

1. The art of making objects such as pottery of clay etc is called


___________ (weaving, mosaic, ceramic)

1. Early Greek sculptures carved of marble (600BC) were the unclothed


young male called _______ (kore, Narmer, kouros)

1. Carving and modeling are two separate techniques of _________


(painting, printing, sculpture)

1. _________ is known as father of art in Pakistan. (Gulgee, Ustad Allah


Bux, Abdul Rehman Chughtai)

1. __________ Pakistani artist is famous for painting series of Cactus into


his paintings. (Amin Gulgee, Zubaida Agha, Sadeqain)

1. Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jehan for his beloved wife named
__________ (Noor Jehan, Haji Begum, Mumtaz Mahal)

1. Taj Mahal is entirely made up of _________ (red sand stone, tile


mosaic, white marble)

1. Badshahi mosque is situated in _________ (Delhi, Agra, Lahore)

1. Mogul miniature painting reached at its peak during the time


of___________ (hamayun, shahjehan, Jehangir)

1. Bihzad was a very famous______________ miniature artist (Central


Asian, Mogul, Persian)

1. Use of fantastic creature such as phoenix and dragons in Persian


miniature is due the ________ influence. (Central Asian, Indian, Chinese)

1. Most of the buildings built during the reign of Mogul emperor Akbar
are made of __________ (white marble, Abri stone, red-sand stone)

1. __________ brought with himself famous Persian artist to his Mogul


court from the court of Shah Tahmasp. (Babur, Akbar, Hamayun)
1. Miniature painting is mostly done on a specially prepared layers of
papers called _________ (vellum, cardboard, Vasli)

1. In Greek art __________ is a standing draped female figure used as a


votive or dedication. (kuoros, abacus, kore)

1. Aphrodite, goddess of love, beauty, and fertility, is also known by her


Roman name ______. (Hera, Vesta, Venus)

1. In Greek mythology ________was the god of the sky who ruled over
the deities on Mount Olympus. He fathered Mars, the god of war; his queen
was Hera or Juno. (Poseidon, Hades, Zeus)

1. In printing, CMYK stands for Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and ________


(green, Red, Black)

1. Creation of Adam, a famous painting by Michelangelo is located


in_________ (Milan monastery, Arena chapel, Sistine chapel)

1. Artists of high Renaissance arranged their figures in __________


composition (horizontal, parabolic, pyramidal)

1. __________ is the most durable material for making of any art piece.
(iron, wood, stone)

1. __________ is the most durable medium for painting (oil, water color,
fresco)

1. ___________ is also called true fresco (fresco secco, fresco buon)

1. Botticelli painted mostly biblical and _________ subjects. (genre,


portraits, mythological)

1. Ancient Greek mosaics were pictures constructed with ____________.


(semi precious stones, tile pieces, pebbles)

1. In antiquity Greek sculpture was enhanced with metal accessories or


___________. (bronze, glass, paint)

1. The terra cotta is the term used for ________. (glass, stone, baked
clay)

1. Panel painting is executed on ________. (canvas, mural, wood)


1. Many original Greek statues were executed in bronze although we
currently know them from Roman copies made in ________.(mosaic, iron,
marble)

1. The triangular section crowning a Greek temple and often containing


freestanding sculpture is the ________. (frieze, plinth, pediment)

1. Masaccio learnt knowledge of classical art from his sculptor friend


named _________ (Fillipo Lippi, Ghirlandaio, Donatello)

1. ___________ taught the method of mathematical perspective to


Masaccio. (Giotto, Donatello, Fillipo Brunelleschi)

1. The last supper by Leonardo da Vinci was painted for __________


(Sistine chapel, Assisi chapel, Milan monastery)

1. Paintings done by Michelangelo on the ceiling of Sistine Chapel were


commissioned by_________ (Lorenzo di Medici, Duke of Milan, Pope Julius II)

1. Eloborately decorated boxes of different shapes to contain the bones


and relics of the sacred person are____________ (stupas, kamandalus,
reliquaries)

1. Grey is a ___________ color. (primary, complimentary, Neutral)

1. Color and texture are _________ of art (principles, rules, elements)

1. Rubens mostly used___________ color to give dynamism to his


subjects (yellow, white, red)

1. Raphael is well known for setting his figures in_________ background


(golden, unidentified, architectural)

1. In Michelangelo’s sculpture Pieta, Virgin Mary is shown with ________


emotions (high, negative, restraint)

1. __________ brought back the lost naturalism of classical art which was
lost during the Middle Ages. (Cimabue, Duccio, Giotto)

1. Halls of the bulls in found in__________ cave. (Altamira, Ajanta,


Lascaux)