Post ART102 Unit 2 Quiz Latest 2017


Question 1

5 out of 5 points

Where did the Renaissance originate?

Padua, Italy

The Netherlands

Florence, Italy

Rome, Italy

Question 2

5 out of 5 points

Michelangelo believed the truest vehicle of expression was:

Larger than life sculptures that overwhelm the viewer

The human form itself

Innovations of Vitruvian Man

Question 3

5 out of 5 points

Notable artists of the High Renaissance had personal styles, but followed the same guidelines, which includes:

Continuing the stylistic traditions of the Middle Ages

Dynamic compositions, expressive gestures, and somber overtones

Balanced compositions, emotional power, and technical virtuosity

Question 4

5 out of 5 points

Images of everyday life is called:

Motif paintings

Symbolic paintings

Religious paintings

Genre paintings

Question 5

5 out of 5 points

A societal focus on philosophy, achievements and the natural world is called:





Question 6

5 out of 5 points

Van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait employs what to create meaning?

Christian motifs

Symbolic elements

Humanist philosophies

Inspiration from Giotto’s Madonna Enthroned

Question 7

5 out of 5 points

The Mona Lisa is significant to art history because:

She’s smiling .

It is the first formal portrait to recognize the sitter’s wealth and station in society .

It is the first formal portrait executed in a natural style .

Question 8

5 out of 5 points

Giotto’s Arena Chapel paintings were created using which medium?

Oil paint


Tempura paint


Question 9

5 out of 5 points

When Raphael was creating The School of Athens, he was most inspired by:

Da Vinci’s Last Supper

Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling paintings

Donatello’s St .  Mark

Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Titian’s style of painting is different because:

Titian used dynamic compositions, bright colors, and bold brushstrokes .

Titian used linear perspective, monochromatic colors, and experimental fresco techniques .

Titian used balanced compositions, subdued colors, and thin layers of sheer paint .

Question 11

5 out of 5 points

Early Renaissance artists earned their commissions by:




Question 12

5 out of 5 points

New invention from the Netherlands that revolutionized painting was:

Tempura paint

Acrylic Paint

Oil paint

Question 13

5 out of 5 points

Giotto and Cimabue found ways to incorporate space in their paintings .  How did they do that?

By layering the figures and using shading to create form .

By gilding the surface to create an ethereal quality .

By carving the images from stone to recreate a three-dimensional scene .

Question 14

5 out of 5 points

Donatello’s David sculpture may be the first:

Commission for a wealthy merchant family

Bronze commission that survived military repurpose

Free-standing, nude sculpture created since antiquity

Question 15

5 out of 5 points

Linear Perspective was first discovered and created by:

Bernini and his Baptistry door commission

Da Vinci and his Last Supper painting

Brunelleschi and his study of ancient architecture

Question 16

5 out of 5 points

Da Vinci’s Last Supper was revolutionary at the time because he:

Created a Christian image using traditional symbolic elements, based on the innovations of Van Eyck .

Relied on Giotto’s innovations from the Arena Chapel .

Used observations of nature, created drama with the moment depicted, and abandoned symbolic Christian elements .

Question 17

5 out of 5 points

Creating space in a painting by using light blue hues for elements in the distance is called:


Linear perspective

Horizon line

Atmospheric perspective

Question 18

5 out of 5 points

Michelangelo’s Sistine Ceiling Paintings are best described as:

Delicate, timid human forms idolizing the Papal State of the Vatican .

Complex compositions of human forms dramatizing the Old Testament

Historic replicas of religious imagery from the Netherlands .

Question 19

5 out of 5 points

Michelangelo’s David is different than Donatello’s because:

Da Vinci’s David is battling Goliath

Michelangelo’s David is waiting for the battle with Goliath

Michelangelo’s David is victorious after the battle with Goliath

Question 20

5 out of 5 points

David’s relaxed, ready for action free-standing stance is called:


Idealized Youth





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