Elements and Principles of Design – Pre-Test

Art Pre-Test

Elements and Principles of Design – Pre-Test

Do not write on this test paper. Mark your answers on the scan-tron cards with a #2 pencil. DO NOT use pen. Mark answer very black.

 

1. A type of balance in which both sides of a composition are balanced yet different.

A.    Asymmetrical

B.    Radial

C.    Symmetrical

D.    Geometric

2. Formal balance is another word for which type of balance?

A.    Asymmetrical

B.    Radial

C.    Symmetrical

D.    Geometric

3. Which of the following is another word for "center of interest"?

A.    Focal Point

B.    Emphasis

C.    Dominance

D.    All of the above

4. A plan for selecting colors for a composition is also known as a ________.

A.    Color spectrum

B.    Color Wheel

C.    Color Scheme

D.    Color Mix

5. The circular chart used to remember color relationships is a ________.

A.    Color Scheme

B.    Color Wheel

C.    Color Ray

D.    Color Circle

6. Secondary colors are obtained by mixing two ___________ colors.

A.    Neutral colors

B.    Complementary colors

C.    Primary colors

D.    Intermediate or Tertiary colors

7. Colors are said to be contrasting if they are _____________.

A.    different in lightness and darkness.

B.    light in value.

C.    dark in value.

D.    bright and intense.

8. Contrast can be created by using ____________.

A.    smooth and rough textures.

B.    large and small shapes.

C.    Plain areas against areas of patterns.

D.    all of the above.

9. Cool colors are ______________.

A.    Orange, green and purple (or violet).

B.    Blue, green and violet (or purple).

C.    Yellow, blue and red.

D.    White, black and brown.

10. Warm colors are____________.

A.    yellow, red, and orange.

B.    yellow, red and blue.

C.    yellow, green and blue

D.    orange, purple and green

11. Yellow-orange, red-orange, and yellow-green are examples of_______.

A.    Intermediate or Tertiary colors.

B.    Secondary colors

C.    Primary colors

D.    Triadic colors.

12. Another word for brightness of a color is __________.

A.    Value

B.    Intensity

C.    Hue

D.    Complementary

13. The art element that refers to the sense of touch is___________

A.    Value

B.    Pattern

C.    Texture

D.    Shape

The next questions are True or False. Mark A for True and B for False on your scan-tron card. Use a #2 pencil only.

14. Monochromatic refers to a painting done in one color.

15. You cannot see through an object or material that is transparent.

16. Negative shape is the background or space around the subject of the artwork.

17. Rhythm is created when visual elements are repeated. Rhythm may be alternating, regular, flowing, progressive, or jazzy.

18. Variation is important in a work of art. Variation is the use of the same lines, shapes, textures, and colors.

19. A related color scheme would be colors that are next to each other on the color wheel.

20. Analogous colors is another term for complementary colors

21. Red and green are examples of complementary colors.

22. The color plan of red, yellow and blue is an example of a triad color scheme.

23. Unity is obtained by repeating colors and shapes -- all parts of a design are working together as a team.

24. Tints of colors may be created by adding white. Pink is a tint of red.

25. Intensity is an art element that means darkness or lightness of a surface.

 

Matching- Select the correct plan from the list on the right for the colors listed on the left. You may use letters more than once.

 

26. Blue and orange.

27. Red, yellow, and blue

28. Yellow, yellow-orange, orange

29. Red and green

30. Orange, green and violet (or purple)

31. Purple, blue, and red-violet

A.    Primary Triad

B.    Related or analogous colors

C.    Secondary colors

D.    Complementary colors

 

Match the definition on the left to the correct word on the right. Mark the correct letter on your scan tron card.

32. Colors that are across from each

other on the color wheel.

33. Three colors that are equal

distance apart on the color wheel

34. Colors that are next to each other

on the color wheel.

35. Colors obtained by mixing

secondary colors and primary colors.

A.    Intermediate or Tertiary colors

B.    Analogous colors

C.    Color triad

D.    Complementary colors

 

Match the definition on the left to the word on the right. Mark the correct letter on your scan-tron sheet.

 

36.    Obtained by adding white to a hue.

37.    Obtained by mixing two primary colors.

38.    Obtained by adding black to a hue.

39.    Colors that go with all color plans-- white, black, gray and brown.

A. Neutrals

B.    Tints

C.    Secondary colors

D.    Shades

 

Select a word from the word bank on the right to fill in the blank of the following statements. Mark the correct letter on your scan-tron sheet.

40. Visual __________ is achieved when all parts of a composition appear to have equal weight. It seems stable.

41. ______ in a work is obtained by repeating colors and shapes--all parts of a design are working together as a team.

42. Another term for center of interest is ____________.

43. Lines, colors, or shapes repeated over and over in a planned way is ___________.

A.    focal point

B.    unity

C.    balance

D.    pattern

 

Select an element or word form the list on the right that best fills in the blank of the following statements. You may repeat words.

 

44. _______refers to the lightness or darkness of a color.

45.    _______ refers to the brightness or dullness of a color.

46. The element that refers to the tactile qualities is ____________.

47. __________may be real or simulated as in rubbings or drawn wood-grain.

48. ___________may be geometric or organic.

49. The pure hue is at its brightest _______ right from the bottle.

50. Rough is an example of _________.

A.    shape

B.    value

C.   intensity

D.    texture


Answer Key

1A
2C
3D
4C
5B
6C
7A
8D
9B
10A
11A
12B
13C
14T
15F
16T
17T
18F
19T
20F
21T
22T
23T
24T
25T
26D
27A
28B
29D
30C
31B
32D
33C
34B
35A
36B
37C
38D
39A
40C
41B
42A
43D
44B
45C
46D
47D
48A
49C
50D

 

 


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