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A catechism of your cultural capabilities 10 Questions.

 
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What name is given to the Japanese art of paper folding?

  • Bonsai
  • Ikebana
  • Origami
  • Gochisousama

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What term was coined by American art critic Harold Rosenberg in 1952 to describe the technique used by Jackson Pollock and others?

  • Daub painting
  • Action painting
  • Smear painting
  • Splash painting

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John Constable's 1821 painting "The Hay Wain" depicts a cart crossing which East Anglian river?

  • River Stour
  • River Orwell
  • River Dove
  • River Blyth

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The English painters John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Holman Hunt founded which art movement?

  • The Pre-Reformation
  • The Pre-Renaissance
  • The Pre-Romantics
  • The Pre-Raphaelites

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Which English sculptor was born in Castleford, Yorkshire in 1898?

  • Alfred Gilbert
  • Barbara Hepworth
  • Henry Moore
  • Jessie Lipscomb

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What is the name of Salvador Dali's 1931 painting featuring the famous "melting clocks"?

  • The Persistence of Memory
  • The Paradox of Memory
  • The Phenomenon of Memory
  • The Plasticity of Memory

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What nationality was the graphic artist M C Escher, whose works often contained mathematically impossible constructions?

  • German
  • Belgian
  • Austrian
  • Dutch

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Which French artist painted "A Bar at the Folies-Bergere" in 1882?

  • Paul Gauguin
  • Edouard Manet
  • Claude Monet
  • Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

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The Tate Gallery opened its second regional gallery in 1993 in which Cornish seaside town?

  • Newquay
  • Padstow
  • St Ives
  • Penzance

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Clarice Cliff made her name in the 20th century in which branch of the arts?

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Painting

 

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