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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Georges Seurat (1859–91) – Circus Sideshow, (1887–88)
  Honoré Daumier (1808–79) – The Painter.

Question 2: The oldest known paintings are at the Grotte Chauvet in ________, claimed by some historians to be about 32,000 years old.
United KingdomItalyCanadaFrance

Question 3: Modern artists have extended the practice of painting considerably to include, for example, collage, which began with ________ and is not painting in the strict sense.
ImpressionismExpressionismFauvismCubism

Question 4: ________ is the study of art and beauty; it was an important issue for such 18th and 19th century philosophers as Kant or Hegel.
Applied aestheticsAestheticsArthur SchopenhauerDavid Hume

Question 5: Paintings may have for their support such surfaces as walls, paper, ________, wood, glass, lacquer, clay or concrete.
TextileWeavingCambricCanvas

Question 6: Modern and ________ has moved away from the historic value of craft and documentation in favour of concept; this led some to say in the 1960s that painting, as a serious art form, is dead.
Contemporary artPostmodern artAbstract expressionismColor Field

Question 7: In ________, the term describes both the act and the result, which is called a painting.
ArtAestheticsRomanticismModernism

Question 8: Different types of paint are usually identified by the medium that the pigment is suspended or embedded in, which determines the general working characteristics of the paint, such as viscosity, miscibility, ________, drying time, etc.
Partition coefficientSolubility equilibriumSolventSolubility

Question 9: Painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment, ________ or other medium[1] to a surface (support base).
Primary colorPurpleGreenColor

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Cave painting of aurochs, (Bos primigenius primigenius), Lascaux, France, prehistoric art
  The Mona Lisa, by Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci, is one of the most recognizable artistic paintings in the world.
  Chen Hongshou (1598–1652), Leaf album painting (Ming Dynasty).
  Honoré Daumier (1808–79) – The Painter.







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