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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)

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Impressionists favored painting _________ (at home, indoor, out of

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 Christs head (arches, moon, windows) 1. Giotto painted the walls of _________ chapel (Sistine, St. Peters, 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 Manets controversial painting, inspired by the Titians 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, Impressionstarry 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 Picassos 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 _________ (tritone, 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. slate) King Narmer's Palette was executed in _______. (obsidian, velum,

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, lions 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. fresh) The word fresco in Italian language means_________ (freeze, painting,

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 civilizations 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. clay) 1. The terra cotta is the term used for ________. (glass, stone, baked 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. 1. Grey is a ___________ color. (primary, complimentary, Neutral) 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 Michelangelos 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)