Arts and Crafts: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Needs and Likes (Questions)

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Needs are requirements, whereas likes are preferences. What makes something beautiful? Not everyone agrees - it depends on our individual taste and our culture. Designers work with a number of visual elements to arrange them into a single, harmonious whole.

1. Which of these elements is used by designers?
[ ] Scale
[ ] Shape
[ ] Texture
[ ] All of the above
2. Which element has the most emotional impact on people?
[ ] Color
[ ] Form
[ ] Light
[ ] Line
3. What word means 'attractive relationship in size or shape between the parts of a whole'?
[ ] Emphasis
[ ] Proportion
[ ] Rhythm
[ ] Variety
4. What does 'symmetrical' mean?
[ ] Having a herringbone pattern and rough surface
[ ] Having more than five parts
[ ] Made up of exactly similar parts facing each other
[ ] Using all the colors in the rainbow
5. What is used to show the complete range of colors?
[ ] A color box
[ ] A color code
[ ] A color rainbow
[ ] A color wheel
6. Which color would you be least likely to use in relation to food?
[ ] Blue
[ ] Green
[ ] Red
[ ] Yellow
7. Why are fast sports cars often advertised in the color red?
[ ] People associate red with boldness and excitement
[ ] People associate red with comfort and safety
[ ] Red paint is cheaper than any other color
[ ] Red paint rusts the least of all the colors
8. What might encourage you to stay longer in a clothes shop?
[ ] Clothes arranged according to color
[ ] The scent of freshly laundered cotton
[ ] Low-volume easy-listening music
[ ] All of the above
9. What would you expect the flavor to be in a green bottle of drink?
[ ] Lemon
[ ] Lime
[ ] Raspberry
[ ] Strawberry
10. What kind of 'board' might you use in relation to design?
[ ] A blackboard
[ ] A surfboard
[ ] An image board
[ ] An ironing board
Arts and Crafts: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Needs and Likes (Answers)
1. Which of these elements is used by designers?
[ ] Scale
[ ] Shape
[ ] Texture
[x] All of the above
2. Which element has the most emotional impact on people?
[x] Color
[ ] Form
[ ] Light
[ ] Line
People can react strongly to color
3. What word means 'attractive relationship in size or shape between the parts of a whole'?
[ ] Emphasis
[x] Proportion
[ ] Rhythm
[ ] Variety
4. What does 'symmetrical' mean?
[ ] Having a herringbone pattern and rough surface
[ ] Having more than five parts
[x] Made up of exactly similar parts facing each other
[ ] Using all the colors in the rainbow
Symmetrical objects tend to be more attractive
5. What is used to show the complete range of colors?
[ ] A color box
[ ] A color code
[ ] A color rainbow
[x] A color wheel
6. Which color would you be least likely to use in relation to food?
[x] Blue
[ ] Green
[ ] Red
[ ] Yellow
Blue food is a rare occurrence in nature!
7. Why are fast sports cars often advertised in the color red?
[x] People associate red with boldness and excitement
[ ] People associate red with comfort and safety
[ ] Red paint is cheaper than any other color
[ ] Red paint rusts the least of all the colors
8. What might encourage you to stay longer in a clothes shop?
[ ] Clothes arranged according to color
[ ] The scent of freshly laundered cotton
[ ] Low-volume easy-listening music
[x] All of the above
9. What would you expect the flavor to be in a green bottle of drink?
[ ] Lemon
[x] Lime
[ ] Raspberry
[ ] Strawberry
People find it difficult to identify the flavors of soft drinks when they are blindfolded!
10. What kind of 'board' might you use in relation to design?
[ ] A blackboard
[ ] A surfboard
[x] An image board
[ ] An ironing board
Image boards can help you understand people's lifestyle and what might appeal to them