Holiday Online Assessment Test – Junior Secondary 2-3 – Creative and Cultural Arts (Round 1)

Welcome to your Holiday Online Assessment Test JS 2-3 - Creative and Cultural Arts (1st Round)

Abstract design can be derived from the fol­lowing, except

A. circle.
B. flower.
C. rectangle.
D. square.
E. triangle
Warp and weft are associated with

A. casting.
B. dyeing.
C engraving.
D. pottery
E. weaving
A television station will require the essential service of which of these artists?

A. Graphics designer
B. Painter
C. Potter
D. Sculptor
E. Textile designer
Which of the following is not a source of inspi­ration for design?

A. Environment
B. Flower
C. Nature
D. Tree
E. Wind
The fabric in tie-dye design is tied in order to stop from penetrating.

A. air
B. dye
C. salt
D. water
E. wax
All of the following are considered as design, except.

A. banner.
B. bill board.
C painting.
D. poster.
E. wall paper
Which of these crafts is widely practised in Kano?

A. Basketry
B. Bead making
C. Bronze casting
D. leatherwork
E. Wood carving


The above design is a;

A. Banner
B. Bill board.
C. Hand bill.
D. Sign board E. Signal


The above drawing best suggest

A. anti clockwise.
B circle.
C. circular.
D. clockwise.
E. curved lines
A repeat pattern could be used for____ design.

A. book
B. graphic
C. package
D. poster
E. textile
All the following could serve as background support for collage, except

A. cardboard paper.
B. fabric.
C. glass.
D. hard board.
E. newsprint.
Which of the following is being applied on external surface of a mould before casting?

A. Grease
B. Gum
C. Pulp
D. Starch
E. Water
'Mona Lisa' is a painting by

A. Edonard Manet.
B. leonardo da Vinci
C. Michaelangelo Buonarroti.
D Pablo Picasso.
E. Raphael Sanzio
Which of the following is an integral part of a kiln?

A. Chimney
B. Cover
C. Handle
D. Spine
E. Throwing wheel
Egyptian stones known as pyramid was built to house the

A. archives
B. mummies.
C. paintings.
D. sculptures
E. trinkets
The oldest art culture in Nigeria is

A. Benin.
B. Esie.
C Ife.
D. Nok.
E. Tsoede
The earliest record of terracotta art was found in

A. Benin.
B. Ife.
C. Igbo-ukwu.
D. Nok.
E. Tada
The products of basketry can be used for the following, except

A. drinking.
B. packaging.
C. sifting.
D. storage.
E. washing
Which of the following acts as a skeleton when modelling a figure?

A. Armature
B. Donkey
C. Frame
D. Loom
E. Mallet
Bronze bowls and shells were some of the discoveries at ________art.

A. Benin
B. Esie
C. Ife
D. Igbo-Ukwu
E. Nok
The ancient art of __ and ___  is said to have some similarities in style.

A. Benin/lfe
B. Esie/Benin
C. Igbo-Ukwu/lfe
D. Nok/Benin
E. Owo/Esie
In figure drawing, the size of the head in rela­tion to the height of an adult measures __ times

A. 3½
B. 4½
C. 5 ½
D. 6 ½
E. 7 ½
Which of the following is not a principle of design?

A. Balance
B. Dominance
C. Proportion
D. Rhythm
E. Texture
Ife terracotta heads are

A. abstracted.
B. exaggerated.
C. realistic.
D. stylized.
E. surrealistic
Which of these materials are synonymous to batik and tie-dye design?

A Beads
B. Raffia
C. Soda
D. Starch
E. Wax
Which of the following is the first step to a poster design?

A. Applying fixative to 'the work
B. Applying your dark colour
C. Applying your light colour
D. Drawing of your sketch
E. Stretching of the card board
Engraving technique can be applied to which of the following crafts?

A. Calabash
B. Collage
C. Dyeing
D. Leather
E. Weaving
Modelling requires the following methods, except,

A. cire-perdue.
B. coil.
C. mould
D. slab.
E throwing
Clay wares are made permanent when they are

A. decorated.
B. dried.
C. fired.
D. painted.
E. soaked
Which of the following is related to batik?

A. History
B. Painting
C. Photography
D. Sculpture
E. Textiles
The contributions of _______facilitated the introduction of art into school’s curriculum.

A. Aina Onabolu
B. Bruce Onobrakpeya
C. Dr Ladi kwali
D. Lamidi Fakeye
E. Yusuf Grillo
Which of these pottery techniques will require the use of machine?

A. Coiling
B. Moulding
C. Pinching
D. Siabing
E. Throwing
In modern art, cubism originated from

A. Egypt.
B. France.
C. Greek.
D. Mali.
E. Nigeria


The above sculpture is

A. Esie stone figure.
B. Ife art.
C. Igbo Mbari.
D. Igbo Ukwu
E. Nok terracota
Papier mâché is produced by _____ papers.

A firing
B. glazing
C. pounding
D. stitching
E. waxing
Stitching can be employed as a technique in

A. casting.
B. dyeing.
C. glazing.
D. modelling.
E. throwing
Clay can be obtained in the following places, except

A. gullies.
B. mountain.
C. river beds.
D. stream site
E. valleys
People's way of life in a particular society is known as

A. culture.
B. festival.
C. modern art.
D. religious activities.
E. social activities
Collage pictures are made from

A. crayon.
B. gouache.
C. oil.
D. pastel.
E. scraps
When using spray gun, exposed areas are covered with

A. colour.
B. glue.
C. newspaper.
D. water colour.
E. wax
Which of the following is not a method in pottery making?

A. Coiling
B. Engraving
C. Pinching
D. Slab
E. Wheel
Ikot-Ekpene is famous with

A. basketry.
B. calabash decoration.
C. leather work.
D. stone carving.
E. terracotta
An example of imaginative painting is found in

A. abstract.
B. figure.
C. life.
D. nature.
E. still-life
The use of an enlarger is required by a

A. ceramist.
B. graphic artist.
C. painter.
D. sculptor.
E. textile designer
The following materials are needed for print mak­ing, except

A. ink.
B. lino.
C. paper.
D. roller.
E. spatular
Which of the following can be attached to a hard board to form collage?

A. Coloured papers
B. Feathers
C. Flowers
D. Seeds
E. Stones
In painting, the effect of distance is known as

A chiaroscuro.
B. fresco.
C. imagination
D. mosaic.
E. perspective
Which of these towns mostly practised blacksmithing in Nigeria?

A. Abeokuta
B. Awka
C. Esie
D. Ondo
E. Zaria
The following are the basic materials in paper­-folding technique in modelling, except

A. cardboard.
B. chipboard.
C. embossed card.
D. linseed oil.
E. straw board
Which of the following will be deficient when elements are not judiciously distributed in a design?

A. Balance
B. Shape
C. Space
D. Texture
E. Variety
When glass is melted on pottery it results to

A. glaze.
B. graffito.
C. grog.
D. mould.
E. slip
Which of the following crafts requires a greater amount of force?

A. Bead making
B. Calabash carving
C. Pot making
D. Stone carving
E. Wood carving
Still-life drawing affects

A. lands.
B. life.
C. nature.
D. objects.
E. sea
An effect of depth can be created in a drawing by

A. shading.
B. shaping.
C. sketching.
D. textures.
E. tracing


The above design is a;

A. shade.
B. shadow.
C. shape.
D. silhouette.
E. sketch
Which of the following is the oldest form of art in Africa?

A. Benin
B. Ife.
C. Igbo Ukwu.
D. Mbari
E. Nok
Man-made designs can be achieved by print­ing from

A. a rough tree bark.
B. broken shells.
C. flat animal bones.
D. leave stalk
E. potatoes cut out
The surface quality of an object is known as

(a) contrast
(b) line
(c) shape
(d) texture
(e) tone.
Which of the following is not required in tie and dye process?

(a) Dye stuff
(b) Needle
(c) Pebbles
(d) Twine
(e) Wax
Yam cut is associated with

(a) casting
(b) cutting
(c) decorating
(d) designing
(e) printing
Which of these describes the high and low of sound?

(a) Duration
(b) Harmony
(c) Intensity
(d) Pitch
(e) Timbre
The alphabetical name for treble clef is

(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) G
The 6th line of a great stave is

(a) B
(b) C
(c) E
(d) F
(e) G
Identify the staff which has “b” as its 3rd line.

(a) Alto
(b) Bass
(c) Soprano
(d) Tenor
(e) Treble.
Which of these notes has 4 beats?

(a) allabreve
(b) Crotchet
(c) Minim
(d) Quaver
(e) Semibreve
How many notes are in an octave?

(a) 6
(b) 7
(c) 8
(d) 9
(e) 10
The first ledger line above the treble staff is named

(a) A
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F
What is the interval below?



(a) Fifth
(b) Fourth
(c) Octave
(d) Second
(e) Third
Identify the non-transposing instrument among

(a) Clarinet
(b) Flute
(c) French horn
(d) Saxophone
(e) Trumpet
How many strings are in a box guitar?

(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6
(e) 7
Sound is produced in trumpet by

(a) beating
(b) blowing
(c) plucking
(d) shaking
(e) striking
The recorder instrument is classified as

(a) brass
(b) keyboard
(c) percussion
(d) string
(e) woodwind
Which of these times is simple duple?

Identify a crotchet note among these.

Which of these notes is called “Whole note”?

The sign “>” means “getting_________.”

(a) faster
(b) interesting
(c) louder
(d) slower
(e) softer
“Common time” is same as

The tonic chord below is _____ major



(a) B
(b) C
(c) E
(d) F
(e) G
Which major key does the music below represent?



(a) B
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) G
A triad consists of ______ note(s)

(a) five
(b) four
(c) one
(d) three
(e) two
The plagal cadence is

(a) I-V
(b) II-IV
(c) IV-I
(d) IV-V
(e) V-I
Identify a two phrase music

(a) Binary
(b) Duet
(c) Rondo
(d) Ternary
(e) Trio
The change of key in a piece of music is

(a) harmony
(b) modulation
(c) pitch bend
(d) transcription
(e) transposition
The type of music used during church service is

(a) aria
(b) martial
(c) opera
(d) sacred
(e) secular
Which of these notes has the same sound as F#?

Identify the accidental used to raise the pitch of a note by a semitone

The same tune singing is

(a) chorus
(b)duet
(c) quartet
(d) solo
(e) unison
The “Agogo” is a ____ instrument.

(a) concrete
(b) cotton
(c) metal
(d) skin
(e) wooden
Which of these expresses “very loud”?

(a) f
(b) ff
(c)mf
(d) mp
(e) p
Which of these means “slow pace”?

(a) Adante
(b) Allegro
(c) Crescendo
(d) Decrescendo
(e) Sforzando
Sacred music is used for____ purpose.

(a) educational
(b) information
(c) political
(d) religious
(e) social
A “Dirge” is used in/at

(a) advertisement
(b) birthday
(c) burial
(d) educating
(e) entertainment.
The recorded diagram below when blown produces.



(a) C
(b) D
(c) E
(d) F
(e) G
G F Handel lived in the ______ period

(a) baroque
(b) classical
(c) renaissance
(d) rococo
(e) romantic
Who among these composers became deaf?

(a) Beethoven
(b) Chopin
(c) Handel
(d) Mendelssohn.
(e) Mozart
The instrument below is classified as

(a) aerophone
(b) cacophone
(c) chordophone
(d) idiophone
(e) membranophone
The “Ekwe” produces sound by

(a) blowing
(b) bowing
(c) plucking
(d) shaking
(e) striking
The most important material for making a chordophone is

(a) gourd
(b) leather string
(c) metal
(d) plastic
(e) wood
Identify an aerophone among these

(a) Agidigbo
(b) Bata
(c) Kakaki
(d) Koria
(e) Udu
The instrument below is commonly played among the

(a) Efiks
(b) Hausas
(c) Igbos
(d) Nupes.
(e) Yorubas
Drama is said to have originated from___ beliefs/concepts

(a) African
(b) European
(c) Greco-Roman
(d) Greek
(e) Roman
The character that opposes the major character in a play is called a/an

(a) actor
(b) antagonist
(c) heroine
(d) protagonist.
(e) Tragic hero
Which of the following is common to all forms of literature?

(a) Action
(b) Chorus
(c) Language
(d) Narration
(e) Scene
The state of anxiety and expectation in the reader/audience in any work of art is called

(a) climax
(b) conflict
(c) dramatic irony
(d) suspense
(e) tension
Which of the following gives additional infor­mation to the audience?

A. Chorus
B. Clown
C. Costume
D. Prompter
E. Props
The principal antagonist in a play is known as the

A. buffoon.
B. hero
C. playwright.
D. protagonist
E. villain
The primary function of comedy is to

A. create laughter.
B. criticize
C. heighten
D. lament
E. praise
The main effect of tragedy on the audience is

A. anxiety
B. happiness
C. laughter
D. pity
E. suspense
The panic an actor has while facing an audience on the stage is called

A. anxiety
B. stage fear.
C. stage fright
D. stage tension
E. weakness
A group of people who maintain stage materials are called

A. cast party.
B costumers
C. designers
D. prompters
E. stage hands
The dresses worn by characters are determined by the

A. cast
B. costumer
C. director.
D. hero
E. prompter
A playwright is a person who writes

A. drama.
B. fable.
C. novella
D. poetry
E. prose
The totality of stage hands and non-stage hands involved in the production of a play is known as

A. audience
B. auditioners
C. cast
D. crew
E. production managers
One of the following is not a characteristic of drama. It is

(a) based on dialogue
(b) centred on actions
(c) educative
(d) written in acts and scenes
(e) written in chapters
The arrange merit of incidents in a play is

A. plot
B. scene
C. theme
D. thought
E. verse.
The objects which' actors use during drama pro­duction are called

A. costume.
B. mask
C. material
D. props
E. regalia
One major aspect of drama is that it is

(a) acted on the stage.
(b) debated upon.
(c) memorized
(d) not associated with actions
(e) recited in the school
When scenes are changed/shifted, the purpose is to allow for

A. large cast.
B. more audience
C. more gestures
D. roomy stage
E. stage economy
Scripted and Non-scripted plays have the fol­lowing features, except

A. characters
B. hero
C. plot
D. run-on-fines
E. setting
A play having characters with funny dresses, speeches and manners is called a

(a) comedy
(b) fable
(c) satire
(d) tragedy
(e) tragi-comedy

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