Visual art ss1

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  1. The first experiment on colour theory was performed by a) Michelangelo b) Pablo Picasso c) Isaac Newton d) Da viinci

  2. On the colour wheel, yellow is complementary to a) green b) violoet c) red d) blue

  3. Which of the following is used for priming in painting a) Lacquer b) Emulsion c) Gouche d) Linseed oil

  4. Which of the following does not belong to visual art? A) Architecture b) Graphics art c) Metal works d) theatre arts

  5. Artifacts are valuable because they a) can be preserved b) are found in books c) can be seen everywhere d) tell the story of the past.

  6. The artist notable for incorporating beads into painting is a) Jimoh b) Ebou c) Akolo d) Bruce

  7. Which of the following methods is best used in producing set of cup in ceramics a) slabbing b) scooping c) throwing d) pinching

  8. The insertion of film into a camera is referred to as a) loading b) packing c) setting d) fixing b

  9. Which of the following artist was famous for pointillism a) Vincent van Gogh b) Pablo Picasso c) Edgar Degas d) Georges Seurat

  10. Who was described as the genius of the Renaissance? a) Vincent Van Gogh b) Gentile da Fabriano c) Leonardo da Vinci d) Raphael Sanzio

  11. Which of the following colour is common to violet, green and turquoise? a) pink b) white c) red d) blue

  12. In Mural, the artist a) uses many canvases b) uses oil paint on board c) work strictly on wall d) works on three dimensional format

  13. Perspective creates an illusion of a) weight b) symmetry c) balance d) distance

  14. Who among the following painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? A) Henri Matisse b) Michelangelo c) Claude Monet d) Pablo Picasso

  15. Engraving is similar to a) priming b) modeling c) marbling d) etching

  16. Which of the following requires controlled amount of light a) film b) camera c) lens d) shutter

  17. Bronze artifacts decorated with insect and reptile motifs predominate in the art of the a) Nok b) Igbo Ukwu c) Benin d) Ife

  18. In indigenous art, there is no distinction between a. Verbal and visual art b. Art and craft c. Fine and commercial art d. Painting and sculpture

  19. Islamic art has always been restricted to a. Geometric ornament and calligraphy b. Text writing and sculpture c. Calligraphy and block lettering d. Figurative ornament and calligraphy

  20. Who is the exponent of cubism? a. Michelangelo b. Paul Cezanne c. Pablo Picasso d. Vincent van Gogh

  21. The sphinx is a colossal stature with a human head and the body of a a. Leopard b. Jackal c. Camel d. Lion

  22. The artist sharpens his creative ability if he produces a. Airport art b. stereotyped art c. Mechanically produced art d. Inspiration triggered art

  23. . Which of the following is a type of print? a. Collage b. Frottage c. Montage d. Splash

  24. Which of the following pictures are produced without making preliminary sketches? a. Collage b. Marbling c. Portrait d. Scenery

  25. The cire perdue technique involves the use of a. Clay, wax and bronze b. Cement, clay and wax c. Wax, bronze and wood d. Bronze, wax and ivory

  26. The mastaba of ancient Egypt was made of a. Brick and iron b. Wood and clay c. Sand and stone d. Stones and bricks

  27. Which of the following colours symbolises prosperity? a. Blue b. Green c. Violet d. Yellow

  28. The caveman’s paintings were mainly to a. Show his drawing skills b. Facilitate his magic c. Experiment with drawing media d. Keep records of hunting

  29. In which period did the Greeks study human form to perfection? a. Archaic b. Classical c. Geometry d. Hellenistic

  30. Which of the following is usually built around armature? a. Bronze b. Cement c. Marble d. Silver

  31. Paleolithic period is a. Old Stone Age b. New Stone Age c. New bronze age d. Old bronze age

  32. Pointillism gives a similar shading effect as a. Dabbing b. Hatching c. Rubbing d. Stippling

  33. The most suitable plate for etching is a. Copper b. Gold c. Iron d. Silver

  34. Applying a rubber stamp on a support will produce a a. Low-relief print b. Reverse print c. Direct print d. High relief print

  35. The most important feature on the label of a product is the a. Ingredients b. Name c. Producer d. Quantity

  36. Which of the following takes the longest time to dry? a. Cement b. Clay c. Plasticine d. P.O.P

  37. Fine art is valued for its beauty rather than its a. Decoration b. Styles c. Suitabability d. Usefulness

  38. Byzantine art was mainly in a. Collage b. Frescoe c. Mosaic d. Sculpture

  39. The technique of treating dead bodies and wrapping it in white linen cloth is termed as a. Shredding b. Embalmment c. Mastaba d. Tombing

  40. Egyptian paintings were done mostly on a. Papyrus paper b. Walls of the Pyramids c. Wooden Panels d. Upper Chambers

  41. Which material was used in the construction of the Egyptian Pyramids? a. Marble b. Stone c. Cement d. Bricks

  42. Which of the following is a planographic process? a. Messotint b. Gravure c. Acquatint d. Lithography

  43. Metal casting is done in a a. Workshop b. Studio c. Foundry d. Furnace

  44. Beadmaking is a major craft of the a. Akwapims b. Krobos c. Brongs d. Fantis

  45. The Chiwara mask symbolises a. Royalty b. Strength c. Peace d. Fertility

  46. The prehistoric man used tools made of a. Bone, wood and stone b. Ivory, iron and wood c. Stone, shells and iron d. Wood, iron and asbestos

  47. Paleolithic art is mostly associated with a. Figures found in temples b. Paintings and reliefs in tombs and graves c. Engravings and paintings in the caves d. Paintings seen in the tents of Pastoralists

  48. To prevent rusting, carving tools should be a. Sharpened b. Washed c. Oiled d. Cleaned

  49. The Mesolithic period is also referred to as a. Ice Age b. Middle Stone Age c. New Stone Age d. Old Stone Age

  50. The prehistoric painting of a standing bison was discovered in the Altamira cave in a. China b. France c. Mozambique d. Spain

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