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MCQs on Visual Arts - 58

1. Match the following artists and mediums:

a. Raja Ravi Verma      i. Viscosity
b. Sanatkar                    ii. Aquatint
c. Anupam Sood           iii. Oleographs
d. Krishna Reddy         iv. Wood Engraving

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv ii i
(B) i ii iii iv
(C) iii i iv ii
(D) ii i iii iv

Answer: (A)

2. Match the following:

a. Sand         i. Stone
b. Metal       ii. Bronze
c. Patina      iii. Pottery
d. Clay          iv. Resin

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv ii i
(B) i iv ii iii
(C) iii i iv ii
(D) ii i iii iv

Answer: (B)

3. Match the following:

a. Paper                  i. Aspect Ratio
b. Ink                      ii. Grain
c. Film & T.V.       iii. Ogilvy
d. Brand Image    iv. Tackiness

Codes:
a b c d

(A) ii iv i iii
(B) i ii iii iv
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) iii ii i iv

Answer: (A)

4. Match the following:

a. Rubber Blanket                                             i. Newspaper
b. Scrapper Board                                             ii. Offset printing
c. 35 mm format                                               iii. TV Commercial
d. Magnetically sensitive chemical coating iv. Film sound track

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii ii i iv
(B) iv ii iii i
(C) i ii iv iii
(D) ii i iii iv

Answer: (D)

5. Match the following:

a. Light Table & Pencil on paper   i. Typography
b. Camera                                           ii. Traditional hand drawn animation
c. X-height                                         iii. Television storyboard
d. Animatic                                         iv. Depth offield

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv ii i
(B) ii iv i iii
(C) i ii iii iv
(D) ii iii i iv

Answer: (B)

6. Assertion (A): “Judith” is not a painting by Raja Ravi Varma.

Reason (R): Because Raja Ravi Varma painted Indian themes in the European Academic Realist pictorial language.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) & (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) & (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (B)

7. Assertion (A): German Expressionism, as in the Die Brucke, was marked by violence on form through exaggerated line and colour.

Reason (R): Because Die Brucke and the German Expressionists intended to shift beyond the purely retinal impression towards intensity of expression and subjective feelings.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) & (R) are incorrect.
(D) Both (A) & (R) are correct.

Answer: (D)

8. Assertion (A): Colour viscosity prints can be reproduced using metal plates.

Reason (R): Because the colour viscosity process can be easily executed without much technical intricacy.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) & (R) are correct.
(D) Both are incorrect.

Answer: (A)

9. Assertion (A): Jagmohan Chopra achieved the desired effects despite experimenting with economical method of plate making using cardboard and mount board.

Reason (R): Because metal plates were expensive and not easily available.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) & (R) are correct.
(D) Both are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

10. Assertion (A): Coloured pencils are more difficult to erase in comparison to graphite pencils.

Reason (R): Because coloured pencils are made of mixture of clay and pigments bound together with gum and soaked in hard-pressed wax.

(A) (A) is correct but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) & (R) are correct.
(D) Both are incorrect.

Answer: (C)
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MCQs on Visual Arts - 57

1. Match the following paintings to their respective artists:

a. “The Red Tree”            i. Paul Cezanne
b. “Reclining nude”         ii. William Hogarth
c. “The Shrimp Girl”       iii. Amedeo Modigliani
d. “The Great Bathers”   iv. Piet Mondrian

Codes:

a b c d

(A) ii i iv iii
(B) iii ii i iv
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) ii i iii iv

Answer: (C)

2. Match the following:

a. Herbert Read          i. “Meaning of Art”
b. Suzanne Langer     ii. “Feeling and Form”
c. Ernst Gombrich     iii. “Art & Illusion”
d. Leo Tolstoy             iv. “What is art?”

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii i iv ii
(B) i ii iii iv
(C) iii iv ii i
(D) ii iii iv i

Answer: (B)

3. Match the following:

a. Sand           i. Stone
b. Patina        ii. Casting
c. Metal         iii. Wheel
d. Pottery      iv. Bronze

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i iii ii iv
(B) ii i iv iii
(C) i iv ii iii
(D) iv i ii iii

Answer: (C)

4. Match the following:

a. Wood                i. Grain
b. Sandstone       ii. Layer
c. Marble              iii. Fibre
d. Granite             iv. Volcanic

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii ii i iv
(B) ii iii iv i
(C) ii i iii iv
(D) i ii iv iii

Answer: (A)


5. Select the correct sequence of the ad agencies in terms of inception:

(A) J.W. Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, McCann Erickson, FCB Ulka
(B) J.W. Thompson, McCann Erickson, Ogilvy & Mather, FCB Ulka
(C) FCB Ulka, J.W. Thompson, Ogilvy & Mather, McCann Erickson
(D) Ogilvy & Mather, McCann Erickson, J.W. Thompson, FCB Ulka

Answer: (B)

6. Select the correct chronological sequence with respect to seniority of these advertising stalwarts:

(A) Leo Burnett, Rosser Reeves, David Ogilvy, William Bernbach
(B) William Bernbach, Leo Burnett, Rosser Reeves, David Ogilvy
(C) Rosser Reeves, William Bernbach, David Ogilvy, Leo Burnett
(D) William Bernbach, Rosser Reeves, Leo Burnett, David Ogilvy

Answer: (A)

7. Place in chronological order the following sculptors who were famed for wood carving:

(A) Sankho Chaudhury, Mahendra Pandya, Dhanraj Bhagat, Chintamani Kar
(B) Dhanraj Bhagat, Chintamani Kar, Sankho Chaudhury, Mahendra Pandya
(C) Chintamani Kar, Sankho Chaudhury, Mahendra Pandya, Dhanraj Bhagat
(D) Chintamani Kar, Dhanraj Bhagat, Sankho Chaudhury,Mahendra Pandya

Answer: (B)

8. Place in sequence the procedure for metal casting.

(A) Waste mould, piece mould, waxing, investment mould
(B) Waxing, investment mould, waste mould, piece mould
(C) Waste mould, waxing, investment mould, piece mould
(D) Investment mould, waste mould, waxing, piece mould

Answer: (A)

9. Assertion (A): Silk Screen printing process is adopted in many other fields.

Reason (R): Because it is a versatile medium.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

10. Assertion (A): Wood engraving and woodcut have been printmaking media used extensively for expression and publicity.

Reason (R): Because wood is an easily available medium and easy to engrave.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

Answer: (D)
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MCQs on Visual Arts - 56

1. Choose the correct chronological sequence for the inception of these awards:

(A) Gramy Award, Emmy Award, Academy Award, Cannes Lions International Festival Award for Advertising

(B) Cannes Lions International Festival Award for Advertising, Academy Award, Emmy Award, Gramy Award

(C) Academy Award, Cannes Lions International Festival Award for Advertising, Emmy Award, Gramy Award

(D) Emmy Award, Gramy Award, Academy Award, Cannes Lions International Festival Award for Advertising

Answer: (C)

2. ISO 216 specifies international standard paper sizes used in most countries today. Arrange them in order of dimensions:

(A) A4, A0, A1, A5
(B) A0, A1, A4, A5
(C) A5, A4, A1, A0
(D) A1, A0, A4, A5

Answer: (B)

3. Assertion (A): Rodin’s sculptures are marked by a rough-texture surface.

Reason (R): He introduced it deliberately in his work because he was concerned with the spontaneous behaviour of matter in light.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

4. Assertion (A): Paintings from Venetian Renaissance are marked by vivid colours of wide range in comparison to Italian Renaissance.

Reason (R): Because Venetian painting was a response to the intense Southern Italian light which revealed a wide range of hues to the painter.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

5. Assertion (A): Pahari miniature paintings are characterized by a lyrical rhythm.

Reason (R): Because these pictures were painted in the hills.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (A)

6. Assertion (A): Satish Gujral expressed himself effortlessly in murals, paintings and architecture.

Reason (R): He felt impelled to experiment in many disciplines because he was deaf and dumb since birth.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (A)

7. Assertion (A): Colours are more durable in Fresco Buono compared to Fresco Secco.

Reason (R): Because Fresco Buono is a dry process, while Fresco Secco is painted directly into wet plaster.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (B)

8. Match the following collections with their locations:

a. Tate Art Gallery    i. Amsterdam
b. Musee Guimet      ii. London
c. Munch Museum   iii. Paris
d. Rijks museum      iv. Oslo

Codes :

a b c d

(A) iv iii ii i
(B) ii iii iv i
(C) i ii iii iv
(D) iii ii i iv

Answer: (B)

9. Match the following:

a. Lalit Lajmi            i. Dimensional print
b. Walter D’Souza   ii. Lino etching
c. Datta Apte            iii. Metal etching
d. Anant Nikam       iv. Wood cut

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv i ii
(B) i iv iii ii
(C) ii iii iv i
(D) iv iii ii i

Answer: (A)

10. Match the following:

a. Ajit Dubey                  i. Goa
b. Hanuman Kambli     ii. Pune
c. Kavita Nayar              iii. Bengaluru
d. Gajraj Chauhan        iv. Delhi

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) ii iii iv i
(C) iv i ii iii
(D) iii i iv ii

Answer: (D)
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MCQs on Visual Arts - 55

1. Assertion (A): The aim of a new design originally called “Neue Haas Grotesk” was to create a new typeface that had great clarity, and no intricacy of form.

Reason (R): So that the type could not be used on a wide variety of “Signage”.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (A)

2. Assertion (A): “Advertorial” has evolved with the special promotional feature of repetition in different ways as per media.

Reason (R): Commercial advertisers often seek to generate increased consumption of their product or services through branding (or repetition).

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

3. Assertion (A): The identity program of the Nazis was an age old and very successful symbol.

Reason (R): Because it is a good design for a bad cause.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but this is not the reason for the assertion.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

4. Assertion (A): Jacob Epstein was a relatively more controversial as well as less accepted sculptor among the British community.

Reason (R): This was due to the commission he received to design the tomb of Oscar Wilde.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

5. Assertion (A): Roman sculpture is not the earliest example of portrait busts.

Reason (R): Because Egyptians had already produced portrait sculptures of both the living and the dead.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

6. Match the work with their dates:

a. Nefertiti                                                 i. 17th century AD
b. Gates of Hell                                         ii. 14th century BC
c. Pieta (Vatican)                                     iii. 15th century AD
d. Vision of the Ecstasy St. Theresa     iv. Late 19th century AD

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) ii iv iii i
(C) iii ii i iv
(D) iv iii ii i

Answer: (B)

7. Match the following works with the artists:

a. Rodin                  i. Birds in space
b. Brancusi             ii. King and Queen
c. Henry Moore     iii. Walking man
d. Giacometti         iv. Gates of Hell

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iv i ii iii
(B) ii i iv iii
(C) iii ii i iv
(D) i ii iii iv

Answer: (A)

8. Match the following:

a. Venus                  i. Greece
b. Seated Scribe    ii. Willendorf
c. Diskobolos         iii. Italy
d. David                  iv. Egypt

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iii i iv ii
(C) ii iv i iii
(D) iv iii ii i

Answer: (C)

9. Match the following:

a. Theodore Gericault                    i. Mannerism
b. Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot   ii. Impressionism
c. El Greco                                        iii. Barbizon school
d. Edward Manet                            iv. Romanticism

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iv iii i ii
(B) iii i iv ii
(C) ii iii iv i
(D) i ii iii iv

Answer: (A)

10. Match the following caves of Ajanta with the descriptions:

a. Cave No. 11      i. Largest vihara
b. Cave No. 12     ii. Chaitya-griha
c. Cave No. 10     iii. Earliest cave
d. Cave No. 4       iv. Vihara

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iii iv i iii
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) ii iv i iv

Answer: (C)

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MCQs on Visual Arts - 54

1. Assertion (A): Patina on the surface of Bronze sculptures gives a specific colour to the sculpture.

Reason (R): Patina being an oxidation process, once formed, stops further oxidation of the surface.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct, but this is not the Reason for the Assertion.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

2. Assertion (A): Raja Ravi Verma learned the technique of Oleography from foreign experts.

Reason (R): Because Oleography was a technique which was not known earlier in India.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

3. Assertion (A): Chittaprosad preferred to print his pictures in the linocut process.

Reason (R): Because linoleum was the cheapest medium available to the artist at that point in time.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

4. Assertion (A): Durer’s “Four horsemen” from the “Apocalypse” series is a print that relies on incisive lines to achieve the impact of the image content.

Reason (R): Because he employed the engraving technique that is based on the possibilities of lines in print media.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

5. Match the artist with the paintings:

a. Raphael                           i. Madonna of the Rocks
b. Leonardo da Vinci        ii. Sistine Madonna
c. Titian                               iii. Madonna and child
d. Parmigianino                 iv. Madonna of the long neck

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iv iii ii i
(C) iii i iv ii
(D) ii i iii iv

Answer: (D)

6. Match the painters with their paintings:

a. Doubting of Thomas i. Van Gogh
b. The Kiss ii. Edgar Degas
c. Glass of absinthe iii. Emile Nolde
d. The Night café iv. Edward Munch

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iv iii ii i
(C) iii iv ii i
(D) ii iv i iii

Answer: (C)

7. Match the temples with their locations:

a. Shore temple                     i. Sirpur
b. Rajarani temple               ii. Osian
c. Sachiya Mata temple       iii. Mahabalipuram
d. Laksmana temple            iv. Bhubaneswara

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv ii i
(B) i ii iii iv
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) ii i iv iii

Answer: (A)

8. Match the “fauna” with these well-known company logos:

a. Panda                                           i. Japan Airlines (JAL)
b. Bird with spread out wings     ii. Ferrari
c. Lion                                              iii. WWF
d. Horse                                           iv. Pogo & MGM

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iii i iv ii
(C) ii i iii iv
(D) iv iii ii i

Answer: (B)

9. Match the following personalities with events in advertising history:

a. Volney Palmer                i. First American Ad Agency
b. J.W. Thompson             ii. First Creative Unit in an Ad Agency
c. Johannes Gutenberg     iii. First use of movable types
d. Cai Lun                            iv. First to invent paper making

Codes:

a b c d

(A) ii i iv iii
(B) iii iv i ii
(C) i ii iii iv
(D) iv i ii iii

Answer: (C)

10. Match the following:

a. John Baskerville         i. Caslon
b. William Caslon           ii. Baskerville
c. Claude Garamond      iii. Helvetica
d. Max Miedinger           iv. Garamond

Codes:

a b c d

(A) ii i iv iii
(B) i iv ii iii
(C) iii ii iv i
(D) iv iii i ii

Answer: (A)
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MCQs on Visual Arts - 53

1. Choose the correct chronological sequence from east to west:

(A) Colossus Buddha of Bamiyan, Santa Sophia, Parthenon, Magao caves
(B) Santa Sophia, Parthenon, Magao caves, Colossus Buddha of Bamiyan
(C) Parthenon Magao caves, Colossus Buddha of Bamiyan, Santa Sophia
(D) Magao caves, Colossus Buddha of Bamiyan, Santa Sophia, Parthenon

Answer: (D)

2. Choose the correct chronological sequence of the highest grossing films directed by Steven Spielberg:

(A) Jaws, ET, Jurassic Park, The Adventures of Tintin
(B) Jurassic Park, The Adventures of Tintin, ET, Jaws
(C) The Adventures of Tintin, Jaws, Jurassic Park, ET
(D) ET, The Adventures of Tintin, Jaws, Jurassic Park

Answer: (A)

3. Choose the correct sequence:

(A) Ammonium bichromate, Stretching cloth on frame, Design expose, Printing
(B) Printing, Design expose, Ammonium bichromate, Stretching cloth on frame
(C) Stretching cloth on frame, Ammonium bichromate, Design expose, Printing
(D) Design expose, Stretching cloth on frame, Ammonium bichromate, Printing

Answer: (C)

4. Choose the correct chronological sequence in seniority among these printmakers:

(A) Anupam Sood, Devyani Krishna, Lalita Lajmi, Rini Dhoomal
(B) Devyani Krishna, Lalita Lajmi, Anupam Sood, Rini Dhoomal
(C) Rini Dhoomal, Anupam Sood, Devyani Krishna, Lalita Lajmi
(D) Lalita Lajmi, Anupam Sood, Rini Dhoomal, Devyani Krishna

Answer: (B)

5. Choose the correct chronological sequence in seniority among these printmakers:

(A) Johann Gutenberg, Aloys Senefelder, Stanley William Hayter, Carol Summers
(B) Aloys Senefelder, Stanley William Hayter, Johann Gutenberg, Carol Summers
(C) Stanley William Hayter, Johann Gutenberg, Carol Summers, Aloys Senefelder
(D) Carol Summers, Johann Gutenberg, Aloys Senefelder, Stanley William Hayter

Answer: (A)

6. Choose the correct chronological sequence of the following four women sculptors in India:

(A) Meera Mukherjee, Piloo Pochkhanawala, Latika Katt, Sudha Arora
(B) Piloo Pochkhanawala, Meera Mukherjee, Sudha Arora, Latika Katt
(C) Latika Katt, Piloo Pochkhanawala, Meera Mukherjee, Sudha Arora
(D) Sudha Arora, Latika Katt, Meera Mukherjee, Piloo Pochkhanawala

Answer: (B)

7. Choose the reverse chronological order for the four historic periods:

(A) Maurya, Sunga, Kushana, Gupta
(B) Kushana, Gupta, Maurya, Sunga
(C) Sunga, Gupta, Maurya, Kushana
(D) Gupta, Kushana, Sunga, Maurya

Answer: (D)

8. Choose the correct chronological sequence:

(A) Nataraja (Chola), Yakshi from Didarganj, Bronze figurine of a girl (Mohenjodaro), Mahishasuramardini (Mamallapuram)

(B) Bronze figurine of a girl(Mohenjo-daro), Yakshi from Didarganj, Mahishasuramardini (Mamallapuram), Nataraja (Chola)

(C) Yakshi from Didarganj, Bronze figurine of a girl (Mohenjodaro), Mahishasuramardini (Mamallapuram), Nataraja (Chola)

(D) Mahishasuramardini (Mamallapuram), Bronze figurine a girl (Mohenjo-daro), Yakshi from Didarganj, Nataraja (Chola)

Answer: (B)

9. Choose the correct chronological sequence:

(A) “Virgin and Child” (Giovanni Pisano), “Pieta” (Michelangelo), “David” (Bernini), “Kiss” (Brancusi)

(B) “Pieta” (Michelangelo), “Virgin and Child” (Giovanni Pisano), “David” (Bernini), “Kiss” (Brancusi)

(C) “Kiss” (Brancusi), “Virgin and Child” (Giovanni Pisano), “Pieta” (Michelangelo), “David” (Bernini)

(D) “David” (Bernini), “Virgin and Child” (Giovanni Pisano), “Pieta” (Michelangelo), “Kiss” (Brancusi)

Answer: (A)

10. Assertion (A): The Pre-Mughal Bhagavata Purana of c. 1550 AD is closely similar to th pictorial language of the Chaurapanchasika paintings.

Reason (R): Because both manuscripts share similar figure type, two-dimensional space, architectural units etc.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.
(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are correct.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (C)

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MCQs on Visual Arts - 52

1. Match the following:

a. Aleque Padamsee     i. Paa
b. Piyush Pandey          ii. “Lalita-ji” in Surf
c. R. Balki                       iii. “Thanda matlab Cocacola”
d. Prasoon Joshi           iv. Vodafone Zoozoo

Codes:

a b c d

(A) ii iv i iii
(B) ii iii iv i
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) i iv iii ii

Answer: (A)

2. Match the following:

a. Persistence of Memory    i. Amrita Sher Gil
b. “Black lines”                      ii. Gaganendranath Tagore
c. “Brahmacharis”                iii. Salvador Dali
d. “The Atrium”                    iv. Wassily Kandisnsky

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv i ii
(B) i ii iii iv
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) ii iii iv i

Answer: (A)

3. Match the following:

a. Watercolour       i. Shower of tiny dots
b. Impasto              ii. Each colour mixed with white
c. Spattering          iii. Transparent colours
d. Gouache             iv. Very thick colours

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) iv iii ii i
(C) iii iv i ii
(D) ii i iv iii

Answer: (C)

4. Match the following ad philosophers with their famous headlines

a. “At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this Rolls 
Royce comes from the electric clock”                                       i. Rosser Reeves

b. “Think small” campaign for Vodafone Beetle                    ii. David Ogilvy

c. “There is an inherent drama in every product”                  iii. Leo Burnett

d. “Buy this product and you will get this specific benefit”   iv. William Bernbach

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv
(B) ii iv iii i
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) i iv iii ii

Answer: (B)

5. Who is the author of the book titled “Principles of Art”?

(A) I.A. Richards
(B) Susanne Langer
(C) Herbert Read
(D) R.G. Colingwood

Answer: (D)

6. Who wrote the manifesto of Cubism?

(A) Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
(B) Guillaume Apollinaire
(C) Andre Breton
(D) Georges Braque

Answer: (B)

7. Among the following who is not associated with Italian Renaissance?

(A) Bramante
(B) Brunelleschi
(C) Petrarch
(D) Giovanni Pisano

Answer: (D)

8. Among the following artists who is a Flemish painter?

(A) Jan Steen
(B) Frans Hals
(C) Rembrandt
(D) Peter Paul Rubens

Answer: (D)

9. Of the following which one has no apsidal plan?

(A) Kapoteshwara temple, Chezrala
(B) Nakula Sahadeva Ratha, Mamallapuram
(C) Durga Temple, Aihole
(D) Teli-ka-Mandir, Gwalior

Answer: (D)

10. Which movement of modern European painting is represented by Oskar Kokoschka?

(A) Post-Impressionism
(B) Expressionism
(C) Fauvism
(D) Abstract Expressionism

Answer: (B)


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MCQs on Visual Arts - 51

1. Match the following:

a. Jagmohan Chopra       i. Lithography
b. Lalu Prasad Shaw        ii. Foilography
c. Bhusan Vagle                iii. Colography
d. Jayant Parikh               iv. Colour Etching

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i iv iii ii
(B) ii iii iv i
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) iii i iv ii

Answer: (D)

2. Match the following:

a. Pin holes are clear              i. Lithography
b. Close fibre necessary         ii. Aquatint
c. Ghost images are found    iii. Silkscreen
d. Control the biting              iv. Wood engraving

Codes:

a b c d

(A) ii i iv iii
(B) i ii iii iv
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) iii iv i ii

Answer: (D)

3. Match the following:

a. Milton Glaser         i. “I love NY” Rebus
b. Shepard Fairey      ii. Obama “Hope” poster
c. Mayakovsky            iii. Bolshevik underground poster
d. Peter Max               iv. The Ed Sullivan Show & Pop art

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv ii i
(B) iv iii ii i
(C) i ii iii iv
(D) ii i iv iii

Answer: (C)

4. Match the following Ad Gurus with their areas of specialization:

a. Walter Gropius          i. Lyricist and poet
b. Prasoon Joshi            ii. Corporate Identity designer
c. Saul Bass                     iii. “Vertigo” and “Psycho” movie posters
d. Paul Rand                   iv. Bauhaus architect

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iv i iii ii
(B) ii iv iii i
(C) iv iii ii i
(D) i iv iii ii

Answer: (A)

5. Choose the correct chronological sequence of the following rock-cut architectures:

(A) Ajanta Cave XIV, Karle, Bhaja chaitya, Lomas Rishi cave
(B) Lomas Rishi cave, Bhaja chaitya, Karle, Ajanta Cave XIV
(C) Karle, Ajanta Cave XIV, Bhaja chaitya, Lomas Rishi cave
(D) Lomas Rishi cave, Karle, Ajanta Cave XIV, Bhaja chaitya

Answer: (B)

6. Choose the correct chronological sequence of the buildings:

(A) Dome of Rock, Hagia Sophia, Chartres Cathedral, St. Peter’s in Vatican
(B) Chartres Cathedral, Hagia Sophia, St. Peter’s in Vatican, Dome of Rock
(C) Hagia Sophia, St. Peter’s in Vatican, Chartres Cathedral, Dome of Rock
(D) St. Peter’s in Vatican, Hagia Sophia, Dome of Rock, Chartres Cathedral

Answer: (A)

7. Select the correct chronological sequence of the paintings:

(A) Impression Sunrise, Glass of Absinthe, Starry Night, Man with violin
(B) Starry Night, Man with violin, Impression Sunrise, Glass of Absinthe
(C) Man with violin, Impression Sunrise, Glass of Absinthe, Starry Night
(D) Glass of Absinthe, Starry Night, Impression Sunrise, Man with violin

Answer: (A)

8. Select the correct sequence in printmaking procedure:

(A) nitric acid, acid proof ground, resin dust, printing
(B) nitric acid, resin dust, printing, acid proof ground
(C) resin dust, acid proof ground, nitric acid, printing
(D) resin dust, printing, nitric acid, acid proof ground

Answer: (C)

9. Select the correct chronological sequence for the following printmakers:

(A) Palaniappan, Y.K. Shukla, Anant Nikam, Laxma Goud
(B) Y.K. Shukla, Laxma Goud, Palaniappan, Anant Nikam
(C) Laxma Goud, Anant Nikam, Y.K. Shukla, Palaniappan
(D) Palaniappan, Laxma Goud, Anant Nikam, Y.K. Shukla

Answer: (B)

10. Select the correct chronological sequence for the following artists:

(A) Paul Cezanne, Rembrandt Van Rijn, Jacques-Louis David, Giotto di Bondone
(B) Rembrandt Van Rijn, Giotto di Bondone, Jacques-Louis David, Paul Cezanne
(C) Giotto di Bondone, Rembrandt Van Rijn, Jacques-Louis David, Paul Cezanne
(D) Jacques-Louis David, Paul Cezanne, Giotto di Bondone, Rembrandt van Rijn

Answer: (C)

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