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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What could be the theme for all of the images included on pages 68 to 71?
(a) Death is a necessary part of life.
(b) Power is forever corrupt.
(c) Love will always lead to sorrow.
(d) Nudity does not always equal pleasure for the viewer,
2. What could easily be stated as the theme of the paintings on pages 68 and 69?
3. What is genre as a subject?
(a) Common life subjects.
(b) Exotic botanicals.
(c) Exotic animals.
(d) New world subjects.
4. Which word best describes the position of artists as traditional oil painting develops?
5. What is Chapter 6 comprised of?
(a) Publicity images.
(b) Oil paintings and some photographs.
(c) Black and white photography.
(d) Abstract mixed media.
6. Which of the following is the title of a painting on pages 72 and 73?
(a) "President Washington Age 40."
(b) "The Princess of Russia."
(c) "Venus and Mars."
7. What is similar about all of the portraits on page 76?
(a) All the subjects stand alone.
(b) All the subjects are undressing.
(c) All the subjects are holding a bible.
(d) All the subjects are reclining in a chair.
8. What could be said about the contents of Chapter 4?
(a) The contents include two paintings from each period of art.
(b) The images represent a general history of art.
(c) The contents are not organized in any manner.
(d) The images are ordered by date.
9. Which subject is accorded with the highest prestige?
(c) Mythological creatures.
10. From what time period are the images on pages 120 and 121?
(a) Early twenty-first century.
(b) Late twentieth century.
(c) The nineteenth century.
(d) The sixteenth century.
11. What conventions influence traditional European oil painting as it develops?
(a) The strive to create more social good.
(b) The push for experimental theater and arts in general.
(c) The obsession with property and power.
(d) The intolerance of nude figures.
12. What do paintings of children demonstrate about the patron who commissioned the work?
(a) It demonstrates how the patron remains in the upper class of society.
(b) It demonstrates their good political judgment.
(c) It demonstrates that the patron is of good health.
(d) It demonstrates what they own and enjoy in life.
13. What is extraordinary about painting subjects such as children?
(a) The artist must capture their likeness with little time viewing the subject.
(b) Artists must entertain the subject while completing the painting.
(c) Children are not a symbol of wealth or well-being, and so are rarely commissioned.
(d) Patrons do not typically comission paintings of children.
14. What words best describe the gaze of the subjects on their own material goods in a traditional oil painting?
(a) Satisfied, generous, serious.
(b) Confident, formal, arrogant.
(c) Generous, faithful, pleasant.
(d) Formal, wary, content.
15. In what way does the ruling class of a period support or promote their own way of seeing?
(a) By commissioning oil paintings that depict sights of what they possess.
(b) By bribing artists into depicting themselves as more wealthy or powerful than they really are.
(c) By creating great halls of family portraits.
(d) By only permitting specifc depictions of holy figures.
Short Answer Questions
1. What covers the Knoll Ball Room?
2. What is the purpose of the paired images on pages 126 and 127?
3. What is the extraordinary significance of works such as" A Family Group" by Nouts?
4. All of the following are included in the images featured on pages 70 to 71, except for which ones?
5. What is the visual irony between the images on pages 68 and 69, and the images on pages 70 and 71?
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