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Art and Architecture Quiz Questions

Art and Architecture Quiz Questions

 

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Art and Architecture Quiz Questions Part 1

Art and Architecture Quiz 1 – 10

1) Which Greek poet is credited with drawing up the list of the Seven Wonders of ancient world?

Answer: Antipater of Sidon.

2) What is the Japanese art of cultivating dwarf trees called?

Answer: Bonsai.

3) Which famous Spanish sculpture and painter is known as the father of modern art?

Answer: Pablo Picasso.

4) Name the London’s famous Wax museum?

Answer: Madame Tussauds.

5) What is the art of trimming trees into ornamented shapes and objects called?

Answer: Topiary.

6) Name the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative forms?

Answer: Origami.

7) What is the art of drawing or paintings on stone called?

Answer: Lithography.

8) Which famous Italian artist, renowned sculptor and inventor designed the helicopter?

Answer: Leonardo da Vinci.

9) What is the name of the art of arranging dance movements and teaching them to dancers?

Answer: Choreography.

10) Which Greek sculptor designed the Statue of Zeus at Olympia?

Answer: Phidias.

 

Art and Architecture Quiz Questions Part 2

Art and Architecture Quiz 11 – 20

11) What is the giant status called which is dedicated to the Greek Sun God Helios and is one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world?

Ancient: The Colossus of Rhodes.

12) What is the systematic study of the varying forms of pictorial symbols called?

Answer: Iconography.

13) Name the Florentine painter who created the famous ‘The Creation of Adam’

Answer: Michelangelo.

14) Where I the world the ‘General Sphinx’ situated?

Answer: In the desert, near Giza in Egypt.

15) In which European city the Eiffel Tower located?

Answer: Paris.

16) Name the Venetian painter of ‘Paradise’ the largest oil painting on canvas.

Answer: Tintoretto. Real name was Jacopo Robusti.

17) In which European city is the Elysee Palace situated?

Answer: Paris.

18) Which is the heaviest bell in the world?

Answer: The Tsar Kolokol, Moscow.

19) What is the art of small paintings called?

Answer: Miniature painting.

20) What architectural structure was regarded by ancient Egyptians as “a staircase to heaven beings laid out for the king”?

Answer: The Pyramids.

 

Art and Architecture Quiz Questions Part 3

Art and Architecture Quiz 21 – 30

21) Where is the world’s oldest castle situated?

Answer: Ghumdan in Yemen.

22) Among the seven wonders of the ancient world, name the only one which is still standing.

Answer: The Pyramids of Giza.

23) Who painted the famous painting Mona Lisa?

Answer: Leonardo da Vinci.

24) Which 16th century religion artist painted scenes of peasant life?

Answer: Pieter Brueghel.

25) Which English artist was famous for his industrial Lancashire townscapes filled with matchstick figures?

Answer: L. S. Lowry.

26) Who designed the largest Protestant church in England, St Paul’s Cathedral?

Answer: Christopher Wren.

27) Which American artist was pioneer of abstract expressionism, and a leading exponent action painting?

Answer: Jackson Pollock.

28) Who was the architect of The Guggenheim Museum in New York?

Answer: Frank Lloyd Wright.

29) Which English artist began his career as a medical illustrator, but is best known for his paintings of horses?

Answer: George Stubbs.

30) A Dutch painter and etcher was born in Leiden, the son of a miler, and some of his most famous paintings include ‘The Night Watch’, ‘The Mill’ and ‘Christ Healing’, who was he?

Answer: Rembrandt.

 

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