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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What step constructs the work by applying skills, practical knowledge, invention, and problem-solving?
(a) Form
(b) Craft
(c) Structure
(d) Idiom

2. In the time after the printing press, which art form was obsessed with resemblance, light and color?
(a) Spoken word
(b) Visual arts
(c) Music
(d) Written word

3. Whose work often evoked a world of depravity and morbid decay through dense puddles of ink and fraying linework?
(a) Jose Munoz
(b) Spiegelman
(c) Kirby
(d) Jules Feiffer

4. What drawing style did Jooste Swarte use to depict cool sophistication and irony?
(a) Large gutters and thin uneven lines
(b) Crisp elegant lines and jazzy designs
(c) Thick black lines
(d) Polite jagged lines

5. What is the concept of uniting different art forms associated with different senses?
(a) Synaesthetics
(b) Consolidation
(c) Marriage
(d) Phenomenology

6. Which of the following is NOT an additive primary?
(a) Yellow
(b) Green
(c) Blue
(d) Red

7. Which style of painting was an honest expression of the internal turmoil of artists?
(a) Art deco
(b) Expressionism
(c) Minimalism
(d) Impressionism

8. When readers discover comics for the first time, comics act as as an ___________ between storyteller and audience.
(a) barrier
(b) instigator
(c) interpreter
(d) intermediary

9. Which artist incorporated neurotic quill-lines into his/her work?
(a) Chester Gould
(b) Carl Bark
(c) Krystine Kryttre
(d) R. Crumb

10. Flat color can make shapes, figures and backgrounds more ________.
(a) subjective
(b) boring
(c) oppressive
(d) objective

11. Which of the following is true, according to historical evidence?
(a) Pictures and spoken word developed simultaneously.
(b) Written word predate spoken word.
(c) Written word predates pictures.
(d) Pictures predate written word.

12. What combination has pictures that illustrate but don't significantly add to a largely complete text?
(a) Picture-specific
(b) Duo-specific
(c) Word-specific
(d) Additive

13. After impressionism, art experienced a shift away from _______ and toward _______.
(a) meaning; picture plane
(b) picture plane; resemblance
(c) picture plane; meaning
(d) resemblance; meaning

14. Which color is NOT a subtractive primary?
(a) Black
(b) Yellow
(c) Cyan
(d) Magenta

15. Who was the creator of Uncle $crooge?
(a) Krystine Kryttre
(b) Carl Park
(c) Chester Gould
(d) R. Crumb

Short Answer Questions

1. In the structure of a comic, where can senses and emotions be portrayed?

2. What combination has both words and pictures that send the same message?

3. The standard ______ color process was introduced to help control color costs and streamline the process.

4. Aside from the central figure in an image, where else can emotion be depicted?

5. Pictures and words should have what kind of relationship?

(see the answer keys)

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