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Here you will find quizzes on works of art that focus on a specific topic or theme. There are a number of photo quizzes, so you can appreciate the painting in question.   

There are 56 quizzes and 635 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Painting by Numbers Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Oct 06 09

One "Blue Boy," two "American Gothic" farmers, "Three Musicians" ... some might classify paintings by color or medium or style, but I like to look at them strictly by the numbers. Will you help me count my way through the history of western art?
Average
CellarDoor gold member
Oct 06 09
8538 plays
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photo quiz  Life, Death, and Beyond: Funerary Art Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 23 12

Let's explore some examples of funerary art, items created to form or be part of a tomb.
Average
looney_tunes editor
Feb 23 12
4272 plays
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photo quiz  Vitruvian Man Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 04 19

Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's iconic Vitruvian Man, this quiz deals with some of the different ways in which the male figure has been depicted throughout the ages. A word of caution: many of the works of art in this quiz show full-frontal male nudity.
Average
LadyNym gold member
Mar 04 19
321 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - All Saints cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, JanIQ, Apr 17 09

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. The ninth room in the exhibition is filled with artworks dedicated to one or more saints. Buildings are represented by models. Take your time for this lengthy quiz.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Apr 17 09
615 plays
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photo quiz  An Artful Trade cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Apr 19 19

Money and related activities have often been featured in works of art throughout the ages. For your enjoyment, here are a few works of art inspired by trade, business and money in general.
Average
LadyNym gold member
Apr 19 19
171 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - The New Testament cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, JanIQ, Aug 16 08

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. I'll pose you questions about the artworks, the artists or the subjects. The fourth room in the exhibition is filled with scenes from the New Testament.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Aug 16 08
714 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition: History in Art cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, JanIQ, Jun 19 09

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. The twelfth and final room in the exhibition is filled with artworks which are related in one way or another to history. Models represent every artwork that is too big to show here.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Jun 19 09
876 plays
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photo quiz  Man's Best Friend in Art cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, May 29 17

Sometimes they're the focus, and sometimes they are peripheral, but dogs have a habit of sneaking into many artistic works. Here are just some of our canine friends in art.
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rossian editor
May 29 17
495 plays
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trivia quiz  "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Aug 28 18

This quiz deals with ten lovely works of art featuring the nude female form in all its delicacy. How many do you know? Have fun.
Average
Creedy gold member
Aug 28 18
210 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - Myth and Legend cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, May 23 09

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. The tenth room in the exhibition is filled with artworks dedicated to legends and mythology (especially classical mythology).
Average
JanIQ gold member
May 23 09
660 plays
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trivia quiz  Fall into Autumn cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Aug 03 15

This quiz is about paintings related to the season known as autumn or fall. All you have to do is identify the famous artists responsible.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Aug 03 15
270 plays
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trivia quiz  Ah, the Thrill of the Hunt cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pagea, Jun 10 17

While you may not agree with the practice of hunting for sport, it has certainly inspired some fantastic works of art. Can you identify the artists responsible for these pieces?
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pagea
Jun 10 17
165 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - Time cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Sep 20 08

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. The fifth room in the exhibition is filled with artworks of which the title contains a specific moment or period in time. Buildings and bas-reliefs are represented by models.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Sep 20 08
660 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - Male Nude cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Jun 18 08

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject (and not by artist). I'll pose you questions about the artworks, the artists or the subjects. The first room in the exhibition is filled with male nudes.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Jun 18 08
567 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - Female Nude cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Jul 05 08

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject (and not by artist). I'll pose you questions about the artworks, the artists or the subjects. The second room in the exhibition is filled with female nudes.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Jul 05 08
798 plays
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trivia quiz  Paint the Tail on the Donkey cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jul 11 14

This quiz is about ten paintings featuring the humble donkey, all you have to do is identify the famous artists responsible.
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Jul 11 14
420 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - Can You Cook It? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Mar 30 09

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. The eighth room in the exhibition is filled with paintings showing some kind of food and drink.
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JanIQ gold member
Mar 30 09
582 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - War and Peace cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, JanIQ, Oct 06 08

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. The sixth room in the exhibition is filled with artworks that refer to war and peace - not the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Buildigns and bas-reliefs are represented by models.
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JanIQ gold member
Oct 06 08
573 plays
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trivia quiz  The Madonna and Child in Art cool 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, jouen58, Dec 29 03

This quiz explores some of the various depictions of one of the most popular subjects in post-Christian art, from the Byzantine era to the 20th century. Enjoy!
Difficult
jouen58
Dec 29 03
711 plays
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trivia quiz  What Are YOU Looking At? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Nov 20 09

It has sometimes been said that the eyes are a window into the soul. That may or may not be true, but the eyes are often a window into the heart of a work of art.
Average
kevinatilusa gold member
Nov 20 09
873 plays
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photo quiz  Animals in Famous Works of Art cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 05 14

Animals have provided artists with a wide range of subjects over the years. Here is a selection of ten famous paintings that feature animals.
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
Jun 05 14
720 plays
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match quiz  Artistic Horses cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Aug 21 17

'A lonely cab-horse steams and stamps' in T S Eliot's poem 'Preludes'. There are no cab-horses in this quiz, but there are several other horses from various works of art. Can you match the work to the artist from the clues given?
Easy
rossian editor
Aug 21 17
213 plays
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trivia quiz  Pictures at an Exhibition - Animals Abounding cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 17 12

Let's imagine an exhibition of various artworks, grouped by subject. I'll pose you questions about the artworks, the artists or the subjects. Originally the exhibition was twelve rooms, but now a thirteenth has been opened. Animals abound in art.
Average
JanIQ gold member
Nov 17 12
360 plays
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trivia quiz  The Eternal Flame cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Mar 25 18

Many nations know the eternal terror of wildfire as it ravages the country-side, killing wildlife and destroying flora in its path. The following is an assortment of paintings for which the theme is wildfire, each of which tells a fearsome tale.
Average
VegemiteKid gold member
Mar 25 18
165 plays
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photo quiz  Your Art Gallery: History Painting cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 10 15

The next room in our virtual art gallery is the home of 'history painting'. Covering a wide range of artistic styles, history paintings depict a specific moment in a narrative story.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jul 10 15
315 plays
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photo quiz  A Great Location for Great Art cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, agentofchaos, Mar 30 20

Many famous paintings depict real life locations that can still be visited. This quiz looks at some of these paintings and the places that inspired them.
Easy
agentofchaos gold member
Mar 30 20
207 plays
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photo quiz  Your Art Gallery: Portraits cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Mar 22 15

Welcome to your own private art gallery. In the first room are portraits by some of the greatest artists of all time. Can you identify the artist by the style?
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Mar 22 15
504 plays
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photo quiz  Your Art Gallery: Genre Painting cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, May 06 15

We move now into the fifth room in this virtual gallery: genre painting. Here the artist depicts scenes or events from everyday life such as street scenes, interiors, workplace scenes, markets, domestics, etc.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
May 06 15
459 plays
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photo quiz  Your Art Gallery: Biblical Paintings Pt 1 cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Aug 28 15

The next subject at our virtual art gallery, biblical paintings (or sacred art) is perhaps the most extensive, so it will fill two rooms even at the first pass through. These are the first ten examples for you to admire and identify.
Tough
EnglishJedi gold member
Aug 28 15
255 plays
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photo quiz  Magic Is Framed cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 13 19

Though a couple of weeks late for Halloween, this quiz will introduce you to works of art featuring subjects such as magic, witchcraft and the occult.
Average
LadyNym gold member
Nov 13 19
153 plays
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