ArtsAlive.ca – Persuading Presence

Glossary Quiz: multiple choice

1. The street artist did a quick sketch of my friend, which emphasized his bushy eyebrows.

Caricature
Distortion
Allusion

2. The dance poster featured a bird in flight wearing ballet slippers.

Metaphor
Visual metaphor
Surrealism

3. Shakespeare was recognized and respected by the other playwrights of his time.

Iconic
Contemporary
Ephemeral

4. The “Dirty Thirties” characterized the period following the event we know as Black Friday, the stock market crash of 1929.

Contemporary
Somber
Depression

5. The two travel images placed side by side heightened the contrast between squalor and affluence.

Symmetrical
Juxtaposition
Synthesis

6. The student sailed into the argument with his cannons ready to roar.

Metaphor
Abstract
Theatrical

7. Salvador Dali evokes the dream state in his paintings of melting landscapes.

Theatrical
Surrealism
Satire

8. In the creation of a poster the printed information requires careful proofing to avoid mistakes.

Text
Typography
Perception

9. The live performing arts are by nature transitory.

Contemporary
Ephemeral
Theatrical

10. The graphic designer specialized in the elegant arrangement of printed text on her posters.

Typography
Designer
Concept

11. The image we want should make reference to a flower garden, but be less literal.

Abstract
Surrealism
Image

12. The repertoire and script for the concert was chosen to explore the question: Can Music be Humorous?

Satire
Concept
Synthesis

13. That’s a great photo, but it will be even better when you cut off the dull bit on the left.

Realism
Crop
Splice

14. My ideal house would be irregularly shaped, with unexpected balconies and unusual outer wall treatment.

Surrealism
Realism
Deconstructivist

15. Find me an example of an image that is so powerful it needs no translation.

Symbolism
Iconic
Vintage