MCQs on Visual Arts -46

1. Assertion (A): It would be logical to propose that social reality is integral to an artist’s expression in the domain of visual arts.
Reason (R): Because it is an inherent and natural instinct for human expression to seek contemporary relevance while formulating the visual image, both in form and content.

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: (C)


2. Assertion (A): Graphic Art has its roots in print-making.
Reason (R): Because Graphic Art took a bipartite recourse – one towards pure visual expression, the other towards Industrial utility.

Codes:

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

Answer: (C)

3. Assertion (A): Sanat Kar explored and experimented with “sunmica” for achieving desired visual effects in colour viscosity prints.
Reason (R): Because this was a period in modern Indian art when printmakers were exploring all possible new avenues in medium and material.

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: (C)

4. Assertion (A): Albrecht Durer’s prints are characterized by crisp lines and well-knit forms.
Reason (R): Because Durer’s initial training was in the family tradition of the goldsmith’s craft.

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: (C)

5. Assertion (A): It is essential to start with an iron armature before beginning the modelling of a sculptural form, whether it is in clay or plaster.

Reason (R): Even metal structures in bronze and brass need iron armatures inside the sculpted shape to achieve stability.


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: (A)

6. Assertion (A): Bronze sculptures are stronger than brass sculptures. It is the composition of alloys in bronze that makes it stronger.

Reason (R): The high ratio of copper in bronze, with a little addition of lead, makes the material stronger and ensures greater pliability in the medium.

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: (C)

7. Assertion (A): The study of diverse objects in nature, and the feel of their surface, is an essential part of the initial training of a student of sculpture.

Reason (R): Because, this not only helps them to comprehend the tactile quality of the medium of expression, but also develops a keen awareness towards texture. Such a practice ensures that the object is comprehended in the totality of its organic truth.

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: (C)

8. Assertion (A): In the Gothic period, painting plays a lesser role compared to sculpture and architecture.

Reason (R): Because the new architectural construction allowed greater scope for plastic arts compared to the pictorial.

Codes:

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

Answer: (C)

9. Assertion (A): Traditional Indian painting avoided historical subjects and concentrated on the religious as theme.
Reason (R): Because religion was the exclusive determining factor for cultural expression in that period.

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: (C)

0. Assertion (A): Installation art does not restrict itself to painting only.

Reason (R): Because installation utilizes the possibility of combining all forms of visual expression in a single work of art.

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: (C)



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