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1. An art that looks as if it contains little or no recognizable or realistic forms from the physical world. Focus is on
formal elements such as colors, lines, or shapes.
A. balance
C. composition
D. abstract
2. It is a fast-drying water-based "plastic" paint valued for its versatility and cleans up with soap and water.
A. elastic paint
B. enamel paint C. acrylic paint
D. achromatic paint
3. It refers to viewing a subject from above, looking downward. Also called "birds-eye view".
A. aerial view
B. aerial perspective
C. color view
D. general perspective
4. The completed work of an artist which is the expression of creativity or imagination, or both that portrays a mood,
feeling or tells a story; works of art collectively.
A. art
B. art compilation
C. portfolio
D. output
5. A practitioner in the arts generally recognized as a professional by critics and peers.
A. artist
B. art nouveau
C. art critic
D. interior designer
6. A feeling of equality in weight, attention, or attraction of the various elements within a composition as a means of
accomplishing unity
A. equilibrium
C. proportion
D. unity
7. It is introduced by the Cubists, the technique of creating a work of art by adhering flat articles such as paper,
fabrics, string or other materials to a flat surface such as a canvas whereby a three-dimensional result is
A. assemblage
B. macrami
C. collage
D. mosaic
8. A visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; the visual response to the
wavelengths of light.
A. color wheel
B. color scheme
C. prism
D. color
9. A round diagram that shows the placement of colors in relationship to each other. It is from the color wheel that
color schemes are defined.
A. color permanence
B. color separation
C. color distinction
D. color wheel
10. These are two colors directly opposite one another on the color wheel.
A. complementary colors
B. primary colors
C. secondary colors
D. tertiary colors
11. It is the difference between elements or the opposition to various elements.
A. contrast
B. complementary
C. symmetrical
D. asymmetrical
12. These are colors whose relative visual temperatures make them seem cool. Generally includes green, blue-green,
blue, blue-violet, and violet.
A. warm colors
B. strong colors
C. vivid colors
D. cool colors
13. The cutting out of extraneous parts of an image, usually a photograph; excluding part of a photo or illustration to
show only the portion desired or to fit a given space requirement.
A. cutting
B. cropping
C. imaging
D. formatting
14. An art that uses two-dimensional geometric shapes to depict three-dimensional organic forms; a style of painting
created by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque in the early 20th century whereby the artist breaks down the
natural forms of the subjects into geometric shapes and creates a new kind of pictorial space?
A. cubism
B. realism
C. decorative arts
D. expressionism
15. The act of representing an image on a surface by means of adding lines and shades, as with a pencil, crayon,
pen, chalk, pastels, etc. Also refers to an illustration that has been drawn by hand.
A. painting
B. coloring
C. etching
D. drawing

16. A medium created by mixing pure, ground pigments with egg yolk. This was a very common medium before the
invention of oil paints.
A. egg solution
B.egg yolk
C. shell mosaic
D. egg tempera
17. Post-World War I artistic movement, of German origin, that emphasized the expression of inner experience rather
than solely realistic portrayal, seeking to depict not objective reality but the subjective emotions and responses
that objects and events arouse in the artist.
A. realism
B. impressionism
C. expressionism
D. naturalism

18. Art created for purely aesthetic expression, communication, or contemplation. Painting and sculpture are the best
known of this.
A. Fine art
B. figurative art
C. fixative art
D. communication art
19. Art of people who have had no formal, academic training, but whose works are part of an established tradition of
style and craftsmanship.
A. primitive art
B. folk art
C. legendary art
D. tribal art
20. A room or series of rooms where works of art are exhibited.
A. gallery
B. show room

D. art room

21. A type of painting representing scenes of everyday life for its own sake, popular from the 17th century to the 19th
A. fresco
B. genre
C. mural
D. canvas
22. The unity of all the visual elements of a composition achieved by the repetition of the same characteristics or
those which are similar in nature
A. balance
B. contrast
C. harmony
D. symmetry
23. In a painting, a level line where land or water ends and the sky begins. Vanishing points, where two parallel lines
appear to converge, are typically located on this line. A horizon line is used to attain the perspective of depth.
A. vertical line
B. horizon line
C. front line
D. horizontal line
24. The name of the color, such as red, green or yellow. It can be measured as a location on a color wheel, and
expressed in degrees; the main attribute of a color which distinguishes it from other colors
A. cool color
B. harmony
C. hue
D. warm color
25. A loose spontaneous style of painting that originated in France about 1870. This style of painting is characterized
chiefly by concentration on the general impression produced by a scene or object and the use of unmixed primary
colors and small strokes to simulate actual reflected light.
A. impressionism
B. expressionism
C. naturalism
D. realism
26. It refers to an oven in which pottery or ceramic ware is fired.
A. burner
B. kiln
C. cave

D. pithole

27. A painting, drawing or photograph which depicts outdoor scenery. They typically include trees, streams, buildings,
crops, mountains, wildlife, rivers and forests
A. landscape
B. seascape
C. rural scenes
D. panoramic
28. A style of art that developed in the sixteenth century as a reaction to the classical rationality and balanced
harmony of the High Renaissance; characterized by the dramatic use of space and light, exaggerated color,
elongation of figures, and distortions of perspective, scale, and proportion.
A. minimalism
B. pointillism
C. mannerism
D. fauvism
29. The art or process of producing certain patterns of a veined or mottled appearance in imitation of marble by
means of colors so prepared as to float on a mucilaginous liquid which possesses antagonistic properties to the
colors prepared for the purpose.
A. marbling
B. color blending
C. color mixing
D. origami
30. A work done with extraordinary skill, especially a work of art, craft or intellect that is an exceptionally great
A. best work
B. masterpiece
C. best shot
D. expertise
31. A movement and style of art from the 20th century which attempts to reduce art to the basic geometric shapes
with the fewest colors, lines, and textures. It does not seek to be representational of any object.
A. dadaism
B. abstractionism
C. pointillism
D. minimalism
32. A painting done in a range of tones of a single color.
A. monogram
B. monochrome
C. painting on canvass D. manuscript
33. An art medium in which small pieces of colored glass, stone, or ceramic tile called tessera are embedded in a
background material such as plaster or mortar.
A. collage
B. montage
C. macrami
D. mosaic
34. A French term which refers to: the subject matter or content of a work of art; also refers to a visual element used
in a work of art.
A. color scheme
B.color choice
C. motif
D.visual impact
35. A large wall painting, often executed in fresco.
A. drawing on canvas
B. rock painting
C. cave painting
36. Colors of very low saturation, approaching grays. A color which in color theory is neither warm nor cool. These are
said to result from the combination of two complementary colors (e.g., red and green, blue and orange, and yellow
and purple).
A. strong color
B. neutral color
C. earth color
D. coal color

37. The art of picturing objects on a flat surface so as to give the appearance of distance or depth.
A. color illusion B. line of projection
C. perspective
D. angle of projection
38. A style of art which seeks its inspiration from commercial art and items of mass culture such as comic strips,
popular foods and brand name packaging.
A. modern art
B. commercial art
C. entrepreneurial art
D. pop art
39. Red, yellow, and blue. With these three colors (and black and white) all other colors can be made.
A. secondary color
B. tertiary color
C. intermediate color
D. primary colors
40. A sense of appropriateness in the size relationship of different parts of a work.
A. proportion
B. formal balance
C. visual impact
D. level of appropriateness
41. A style of painting which depicts subject matter (form, color, space) as it appears in actuality or ordinary visual
experience without distortion or stylization.
A. pointillism
B. minimalism
C. realism
D. impressionism
42. A continuance, a flow, or a feeling of movement achieved by the repetition or regulated visual units.
A. line
B. rhythm
C. cascade
D. pattern
43. Green, purple, and orange. These three colors are derived from mixing equal amounts of two of the three primary
A. secondary colors
B. primary colors
C. intermediate colors
D. tertiary colors
44. A portrait an artist makes using himself or herself as its subject, typically drawn or painted from a reflection in a
A. portraiture
B. self projection
C. self portrait
D. confession
45. A color produced by adding black to a pigment.
A. Color tone
B. tint
C. mixture
D. shade
46. Glass that has been colored or stained through different processes. This term is also used to refer to the art of
cutting colored glass into different shapes and joining them together with lead strips to create a pictorial window
A. broken glass
B. stained glass
C. smokey glass
D. crystals
47. A painting or other two-dimensional work of art representing inanimate objects such as bottles, fruit, and flowers.
Also, the arrangement of these objects from which a drawing, painting, or other art work is made.
A. fruit arrangement
B. still life
C. flower arrangement
D. composition
48. An art style developed in Europe in the 1920's, characterized by using the subconscious as a source of creativity
to liberate pictorial subjects and ideas. Painters often depict unexpected or irrational objects in an atmosphere of
fantasy, creating a dreamlike scenario; An art movement in which one's dreams, nightmares, sub consciousness
and fantasy inspired the final works.
A. pointillism
B. dadaism
C. abstraction
D. surrealism
49. A guide for drawing horizontal lines on a drafting table. It is also used to guide the triangle that draws vertical
lines. Its name comes from the general shape of the instrument where the horizontal member of the T slides on
the side of the drafting table.
A. meter stick
B. t-square
C. ruler
D. steel roll
50. Also called intermediate colors, these are blends of primary and secondary colors. Colors such as red-orange and
A. tertiary colors
B. basic colors
C. pastel colors
D. vivid colors
51. The tactile surface characteristics of a work of art that is either felt or perceived visually.
A. roughness
B. softness
C. sharpness
D. texture
52. A light value of a color, i.e., a light red; as opposed to a shade, which is a dark value, i.e., dark red.
A. tone
B. tint
C. pastel
D. earth color
53. The lightness or darkness of an area in terms of black to white; also called value, i.e., a light or dark red, or light or
dark gray.
A. shadow
B. color intensity
C. tone
D. color contrast
54. As if seen from the surface of the earth, or the floor looking up from below.
A. worm's-eye view
B. view finder
C. focus lens
D. birds eye view

55. A tool used to look through to compose an image. This tool is helpful in selecting the most interesting composition
to be found in a larger image by cropping out unwanted perimeters.
A. focus lens
B. flash
C. perspective
D. view finder
56. A painting of or including a body of water. It might otherwise be called a marine picture, a seascape, or a
riverscape, etc.
A. waterscape
B. landscape
C. dreamscape
D. cityscape
57. Van Goghs painting which opened our eyes to the intensity of expressive color. He used color to express his
feelings about a subject, rather than to simply describe it. In a letter to his brother Theo he explained, Instead of
trying to reproduce exactly what I see before my eyes, I use color more arbitrarily to express myself forcibly.
A. daisy
B. red roses
C. carnation
D. sunflowers
58. Munichs famous painting which provides us with a psychological blueprint for Expressionist art: distorted shapes
and exaggerated colors that amplify a sense of anxiety and alienation
A. thriller
B. the scream
C. shout
D. the exorcist
59. Are those creations we can look at, such as a drawing or a painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, film
and printmaking
A. fine arts
B. performing arts
C. visual arts
D. auditory arts
60. Refers to line, shape, form, space, texture, value and color. Artist can't create art without utilizing at least a few of
them. It describes what an artist has done, analyze what is going on in a particular piece and communicate our
thoughts and findings using a common language.
A. Elements of beauty
B. elements of design
C. elements of art
D. elements of color
61. A pioneering Filipino abstract artist and a 2003 National Artist of the Philippines awardee (posthumous). He is a
mixed media artist, printmaker, multimedia artist, and a former dean of the University of the Philippines' College of
Fine Arts. His paintings characterized by the vigorous and spontaneous strokes of action and gestural painting
A. Jose Joya
B. Ben Cabrere
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Cesar Legaspi

62. National Artists of the Philippines in 1990 in painting. An illustrator and artistic director, an influential painter who
refined Philippine cubism. His social realist works depicting the sufferings of urban beggars and laborers were
presented in a distinctive expressionistic style that made use of geometric fragmentation to create a powerfully
disturbing mood.
A. Jose Joya
B. Cesar Legaspi
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Ben Cabrera
63. The Philippine cubist painter known for popularizing Cubism. In 1981, he was posthumously recognized as one of
the National Artists of the Philippines in Visual Arts.
A. Vicente Manansala
B. Cesar Legaspi
B. C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Ben Cabrera
64. A Filipino artist given the distinction as one of the National Artists of the Philippines for Sculpture. He is also
entitled as the "Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture". The first and only Boholano given the distinction as
National Artist of the Philippines in the field of Visual Arts.
A. Vicente Manansala
B. Cesar Legaspi
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Napoleon Abueva
65. He was named a National Artist in 1976. His artistic ability surfaced during his early years that by seventh grade,
his teachers were so impressed with him that he was dubbed apprentice teacher in his art class.
A. Vicente Manansala
B. Victorio Edades
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Napoleon Abueva
66. One of the greatest Filipino visual artists and muralists. He was posthumously recognized as a Philippine National
Artist by the government in 1973. He was affectionately called "Botong" by his family and friend. He is known for
his masterful landmark murals that were specially commissioned by Malacaang Palace, Manila City Hall,
Philippine General Hospital, and Fort Santiago.
A. Carlos Francisco
B. Victorio Edades
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Napoleon Abueva
67. Is the "Father of Philippine Arts", a product of the Revival period in Philippine art. His works: UP Oblation- the
symbol of freedom at the campus; his masterpiece, Bonifacio Monument in Caloocan the symbol of the
Filipinos' cry for freedom; his designed for the Ramon Magsaysay Award the gold and bronze medals and the seal
of the Republic of the Philippines that he made, named him "National Artist for Sculpture" in 1973.
A. Carlos Francisco
B. Victorio Edades
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Guillermo Tolentino

68. Is one of the most celebrated artists of the Philippines, the first to be designated a National Artist. He was a
painter of portraits, genre art and landscapes with a nationalistic sensibility. He is particularly noted for his
brushwork and his skill in depicting light.
A. Carlos Francisco
B. Victorio Edades
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Guillermo Tolentino
69. A leading Filipino painter and a National Artist for Visual Arts. He first attained prominence in the Philippine arts
scene in the 1960s with a distinct style that fused influences from cubism, surrealism and expressionism. He
favored such subjects as fighting cocks, rabid dogs, and people enraptured by rage or bound in chains.
A. Carlos Francisco
B. Ang Kiukok
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Guillermo Tolentino
70. A versatile artist, painter and sculptor. Equipped with different skills, he worked not only with paintings, but also
sculptures, drawings, graphic designs and prints. He created masks out of hardwood, abstract and figurative
paintings using oil and watercolor, and mixed media using metal and various objects. Honored as a National Artist
in Painting in 1999.
A. Carlos Francisco
B. Ang Kiukok
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Jeremias Navarro
71. Is best known for his linear art and his painting series on street musicians, vendors, cyclists and carnival
performers, also for his sculptures using wood, concrete and metal. In 1997 he was named one of the National
Artists of the Philippines.
A. Arturo Rogerio Luz
B. Ang Kiukok
C. Fernando Amorsolo
D. Jeremias Navarro

72. Recognized as one of the National Artists of the Philippines in Visual Arts in 1991. He is known for his abstract
works. His career in the visual arts began in the 1950s. He started exhibiting works both in the Philippines and in
other countries, including in Washington, New York, Sao Paolo, and Tokyo.
A. Arturo Rogerio Luz
B. Ang Kiukok
C. Hernando Ruiz Ocampo
D. Jeremias Navarro
73. It is commonly defined as a characteristic present in objects, such as nature, art work, and a human person, that
provides a perceptual experience of pleasure, joy, and satisfaction to the observer, through sensory
manifestations such as shape, color, and personality.
A. design
B. beauty
C. nature
D. composition
74. _____________is commonly known as the study of sensory or sensori-emotional values sometimes called
judgments of sentiment and taste. More broadly, scholars in the field define this as "critical reflection on art,
culture and nature. It examines our affective domain response to an object or phenomenon.
A. utilitarian art
B. beauty
C. aesthetic
D. design
75. These are used to create style and appeal. Usually it uses two colors that look appealing together.
A. Color harmony
B. color composition
C. color contrast
D. color scheme
76. A presentation of essential things in drawing or any art activity without objects or pictures done purposely.
A. abstract design
B. abstract harmony
C. abstract collage
D. Minimalism
77. Anything made by man which is appreciated or liked by another because he sees or feels beauty in it.
A. music
B. knowledge
C. theater
D. art
78. A pleasing arrangement of lines, colors, shapes, textures or objects formed into a picture.
A. art creation
B. art composition
C. art arrangement
D. portrait
79. A figure or a form made from cutting or tearing.
A. collage
B. mosaic
C. cut-out

D. origami

80. A design made up of lines, shapes or colors without representing any symbol or subject; merely done for a
pleasing arrangement of lines and or shapes and the beauty of colors and or color combinations.
A. objective design
B. non-objective design C. all of the above D. none of the above