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National Gallery of Art: Quiz


Question 1:
Who of the following was a direct of National Gallery of Art?
Roy Allen Smith
Earl A. Powell III
Matthew Amos
Dinah Manoff

Question 2:
When was National Gallery of Art established?

Question 3: The East Building focuses on modern and contemporary art, with a collection including works by Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and ________.
United StatesAlexander CalderPhiladelphiaNew York City

Question 4: Kress, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, Chester Dale, ________, Lessing J. Rosenwald and Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.
George Dunton Widener, Jr.Belmont StakesJoseph E. WidenerGeorge Dunton Widener

Question 5: The museum stands on the former site of the Sixth Street railway station, most famous for being where 20th president ________ was shot in 1881 by a disgruntled office seeker.
Chester A. ArthurRutherford B. HayesBenjamin HarrisonJames A. Garfield

Question 6: Founding benefactors included such individuals as ________, Samuel H. Kress, Rush H.
Rokeby StablesRichard King MellonThoroughbredPaul Mellon

Question 7: Noted directors of the National Gallery have included ________, John Walker and J. Carter Brown.
David E. Finley, Jr.Franklin D. RooseveltWhite HouseWashington, D.C.

Question 8: Designed by famed architect ________, the contemporary structure was completed in 1978, and was opened on June 1 of that year by President Jimmy Carter.
Louvre PalaceI. M. PeiPhilip JohnsonLouvre

Question 9: The collection of sculpture and decorative arts is admittedly not quite as rich as this, but includes such works as the Chalice of Abbot Suger of St-Denis and a superb collection of work by Rodin and ________.
ImpressionismClaude MonetPierre-Auguste RenoirEdgar Degas

Question 10: Petersburg, including such masterpieces as Raphael's Alba Madonna and ________'s The Annunciation.
Jan van EyckAnnunciation (van Eyck, Washington)MadridArnolfini Portrait


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