MCQs on Visual Arts - 63

1. Assertion (A): In folk art, every object of daily use is decorated and beautified.

Reason (R): Because in folk, life is utter simple and in crude form; so, the folk artist avoids the monotony of such daily objects and converts them into vivid expressions.

(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)

2. Assertion (A): Alexander Calder made mobile sculptures.

Reason (R): It was the first time that sculptures broke the myth that sculptures are static only.

(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)

3. Assertion (A): Invention of drill machine made much difference to sculptors.

Reason (R): It was easier and faster to make holes; thus deeper undercuts for curls and curves were possible.

(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)

4. Assertion (A): Paul Rand is best known for his creation of “Logos” for large corporate entities like IBM and UPS.

Reason (R): The era was one of huge corporate growth after WW-II was over. The notion of corporate logo and branding was born.

(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)

5. Assertion (A): In Art Nouveau, nature was probably the major inspiration for most artists and designers.

Reason (R): Motifs from the, natural world were not the basis for most of their work since Art Nouveau was a response to industrial revolution.

(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)

6. Match the following:

a. Paul Klee                             i. Suprematism

b. Clifford Still                        ii. Constructivism

c. Kasimir Malevich              iii. Der Blaue Reiter

d. Alexander Rodchenko     iv. Colour-field Abstraction

Codes:

a b c d

(A) iii iv i ii

(B) ii iii iv i

(C) iv iii ii i

(D) i iv iii ii

Answer: (A)

7. Match the following monuments to their location:

a. Jahaj Mahal             i. Fatehpur Sikri

b. Gol Gumbaz             ii. Daultabad

c. Buland Darwaza      iii. Mandu

d. Chand Minar           iv. Bijapur

Codes:

a b c d

(A) ii iv iii i

(B) i ii iii iv

(C) iii iv i ii

(D) ii i iii iv

Answer: (C)

8. Assertion (A): While composing a sculpture, maximum flexibility and freedom can be exercised in the medium of bronze casting as compared to other media.

Reason (R): Bronze sculptures, once cast cannot break therefore any types of shapes can be explored.

Codes:

(A) (A) is correct, but (R) is incorrect.

(B) (A) is incorrect, but (R) is correct.

(C) But (A) and (R) are correct.

(D) But (A) and (R) are incorrect.

Answer: (A)

9. Choose the correct chronological sequence:

(A) Franz Hals, Cimabue, Marc Chagall, John Constable

(B) Cimabue, Franz Hals, John Constable, Marc Chagall

(C) John Constable, Franz Hals, Marc Chagall, Cimabue

(D) Marc Chagall, Cimabue, John Constable, Franz Hals

Answer: (B)

10. Match the following:

a. digging                i. gouge

b. scratching          ii. doctor blade

c. carving                iii. engraver

d. cutting                iv. needle

Codes:

a b c d

(A) i ii iii iv

(B) ii i iv iii

(C) iii iv i ii

(D) iv iii ii i

Answer: (C)

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