Intermediate Art & Architecture Quiz 1 (20 Questions)

1.) What glass structure sits outside the Louvre in Paris, France?

2.) Vincent van Gogh used what material to paint The Starry Night?

3.) The Statue of Liberty’s crown comprises how many spikes?

4.) What artist designed the lips-and-tongue logo for the Rolling Stones?

5.) The Eiffel Tower primarily comprises what metal?

6.) What elaborately-domed cathedral overlooks Moscow’s Red Square?

7.) Also known as the Nike of Simothrace, the 2nd-century B.C.E. marble structure The Winged Victory of Samothrace depicts the Greek goddess Nike missing what body part?

8.) Most art scholars consider what state in St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome as Michelangelo’s second most famous?

9.) The artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude became famous for their environmental works of art in which they performed what action to bridges, buildings and islands?

10.) People replace what in the hand of William Shakespeare’s graveside memorial bust every year on the anniversary of his alleged birthday?

11.) The bombing of Guernica in what war inspired one of Pablo Picasso’s most iconic paintings?

12.) One of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture, what armless statue resides at the Louvre Museum on permanent display?

13.) Claude Monet most famously painted what type of flowers?

14.) What domestic art features terms such as “hera”, “pilling” and “basting”?

15.) What monument contains the inscription “I lift my lamp beside the golden door”?

16.) The Mount Rushmore National Memorial consists of the titular sculpture carved into what type of rock?

17.) What art style received its name from the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs?

18.) What Asian capital contains monuments including an Arch of Triumph higher than the one in Paris and a statue of Kim Il-Sung measuring 66 feet tall?

19.) Who painted Giant Flying Demi-Tasse with Incomprehensible Appendage Five Meters Long?

20.) Asheville, North Carolina contains what famous estate?

Answers
1.) a pyramid
2.) oil
3.) seven spikes
4.) Andy Warhol
5.) raw iron
6.) St. Basil’s Cathedral
7.) her head
8.) Pieta
9.) wrapped them in plastic
10.) the quill
11.) the Spanish Civil War
12.) Venus de Milo
13.) water lilies
14.) quilting
15.) the Statue of Liberty
16.) granite
17.) Art Deco
18.) Pyongyang
19.) Salvador Dalí
20.) the Biltmore Estate

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