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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Couture's painting "A Roman Feast" display?
(a) A full table of meat and bread.
(b) The end of a war with a field of bodies.
(c) A voluptuous reclining woman.
(d) A full glass of wine and a festive party.

2. In Chapter 6, which painting best shows the humanity of its subject?
(a) Rembrandt's "Two Negroes."
(b) "Sarah Burge, 1883. Dr Barnardo's Homes."
(c) "Princess Rakoscki."
(d) Nattier's "Mademoiselle de Clermonte."

3. How do Berger et al. describe Rembrandt's first self-portrait?
(a) A lost conclusion.
(b) A heartless advertisement.
(c) A soulful reflection.
(d) An empty shell.

4. Which word best describes the images on pages 72 and 73?
(a) Devout.
(b) Fantasy.
(c) Beastly.
(d) Reality.

5. Which phrase is a good description of how Demoiselles is portrayed?
(a) Demoiselles is intelligent and refined.
(b) Demoiselle is strong and goddess-like.
(c) Demoiselles is covered, hidden, protected and innocent.
(d) Demoiselles is bold and sensual.

6. What is visually similar about the paintings "Sarah Burge, 1883. Dr Barnardo's Homes" and " Peasant Boy Leaning on Sill"?
(a) They both portray elderly subjects.
(b) They both contain subjects that are moving.
(c) They are both black and white reproductions.
(d) They both portray wealthy subjects.

7. After the period of traditional oil paintings, what medium becomes the primary form of visual imagery?
(a) Film.
(b) Sculpture.
(c) Photography.
(d) Murals.

8. In Chapter 6, what images are on pages 120 and 121?
(a) Landscapes.
(b) Formal portaits.
(c) Botanical prints.
(d) Family and other social groupings.

9. Which statement could easily be an interpretation of Van Gogh's "a cornfield with birds flying out of it"?
(a) The ultimate battle between rich and poor.
(b) The balance between man and nature.
(c) The final release from the struggle of his soul before suicide.
(d) The obsession of fortune and fame of an artist in his day.

10. How is a two-dimensional oil painting different from other forms of art?
(a) It conveys the illusions of texture, luster, tangibility, and solidity.
(b) It conveys the sights of the common person.
(c) It conveys the social position of the owner.
(d) It conveys the misplacement of women in society.

11. Which of the following is a common theme in the images on pages 116 and 117?
(a) Africa and America supporting Europe.
(b) Sensuous nude women.
(c) Navigation and the New World.
(d) Science versus religion.

12. What is the subject of Rembrandt's first self-portrait?
(a) Himself and his faithful dog.
(b) Himself and a black bird.
(c) Himself and his first wife, Saskia.
(d) Himself as a court jester.

13. What could be said about the contents of Chapter 4?
(a) The images are ordered by date.
(b) The images represent a general history of art.
(c) The contents are not organized in any manner.
(d) The contents include two paintings from each period of art.

14. Which word best describes the series of portraits displayed in the Knoll Ball Room?
(a) Weary.
(b) Melancholy.
(c) Formal.
(d) Sensual.

15. What is the appearance of the figures in pages 72 to 73?
(a) Idealistic nudes.
(b) Ornamentally dressed females.
(c) Prominent figures dressed according to their time period.
(d) Stern portraits.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Berger et al., what does traditional oil painting effectively do?

2. What could be the theme for all of the images included on pages 68 to 71?

3. What is the title of all the paintings on pages 70 and 71?

4. What is significant about the images presented on pages 120 and 121?

5. All of the following are included in the images featured on pages 70 to 71, except for which ones?

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