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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is mentioned in Appendix 5 as the artist who painted "Dell in Helmingham Park"?
(b) Van Gogh.
2. Which of these is NOT something with which schizophrenics have lost touch, according to the author?
(a) Fellow beings.
3. What was the subject of most of Vuillard's paintings?
4. According to the author, what is an example of Vuillard giving the viewer "the best of both worlds" in his paintings?
(a) A painting of an artist painting a landscape.
(b) A painting of a house atop a hill, in a vast landscape.
(c) A painting of a corner of a room with a painted landscape on the wall.
(d) A painting of a wall with a garden view through a window.
5. According to the author, how did Gericault see the world?
(a) As a disturbing panorama of ideas and wishes.
(b) As a giant arena battle.
(c) As a setpiece for dramatic art.
(d) As a series of visionary apocalypses.
6. How did Carlyle feel when he walked down a crowded street?
7. What did Gericault do to his subjects, according to the author?
(a) He used his subjects only as a starting point, then painted something else entirely.
(b) He painted them exactly as they were, to the point that his paintings lacked originality.
(c) He twisted and manipulated his subjects so that they were completely unrecognizable.
(d) He was true to nature, but that nature was magically transfigured for the worse.
8. Gericault's portrait of a young boy and study of a naked man are both displayed, according to the author, in what museum?
(a) The Louvre.
(b) The Museum of Fine Arts.
(c) The National Gallery.
(d) The Metropolitan Museum.
9. What is unique about La Tour's paintings, according to the author?
(a) All of his paintings are monochromatic.
(b) The subjects don't do anything. They are simply there.
(c) He didn't use the proper colors for things.
(d) He did most of them at a very young age.
10. What is the title of the work by Carlyle that the author quotes in Appendix 8?
(a) "Dialogue on the Universe."
(b) "I, Carlyle."
(c) "Sartor Resartus."
(d) "Of Men and Gods."
11. What does the author say at the end of Appendix 4 about the relationship between an artist's character and their work?
(a) There is no correlation between the two.
(b) You can judge a man's character by looking at his work.
(c) Only men of great character can create great works of art.
(d) Artists must suffer to produce great work.
12. What, according to the author, breaks the silence in which schizophrenics exist?
(a) The gibbering of ghosts.
(b) Divine intervention.
(c) Their own screams.
(d) The occasional heartfelt words of a loved one.
13. According to the author, what happens when Nature is seen up-close or from a different angle?
(a) It is disconcerting and unsettling.
(b) It is frightening and undefinable.
(c) It is still ordinary and everyday.
(d) It seems strange and wondrous.
14. The author discusses the history of what type of ideas at the end of Appendix 6?
15. Which is NOT a type of progress the author mentions at the end of Appendix 6?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is mentioned in Appendix 5 as the artist who painted "Thicket"?
2. What does the world inhabited by schizophrenics and other psychotics resemble, according to the author?
3. What does the author call humans, at the end of Appendix 8?
4. What was the subject of the poem the author quotes in Appendix 5?
5. What does the author say about Millais' "Ophelia" in Appendix 5?
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