April 15, 2024

WASSCE Picture Making Mock Questions

wassce picture making mock questions

wassce picture making mock questions

WASSCE Picture Making Mock Questions

WASSCE picture making mock questions: Picture making is one of subjects that WAEC examines candidates on during their WASSCE.


See also: SHS Graphic Design Mock Questions

PAPER 2 ESSAY TEST Answer FOUR questions in this section.

1. Creativity is a vital aspect of picture making. Discuss five points to justify the statement above. [10 marks]

2. Discuss four socio-economic importance of Contemporary painting in Ghana. [10 marks]

3. (a) Illustrate and explain the twelve-point colour wheel.
(b) List any set of tetrads from the chart in (3a) [10 marks]


WASSCE picture making mock questions

4. Discuss the following terms in picture making:
(a) contour drawing,
(b) easel,
(c) style,
(d) technique,
(e) value. [10 marks]

5. (a) What is a multi- media collage?
(b) State the steps involved in producing a multi-media collage. [10 marks]

6. (a) What is an exhibition?
(b) List and explain four factors to consider when organizing an exhibition. [10 marks]


OBJECTIVES TEST Answer all questions in this section.

1. Which of the following is a drawing tool?
a. Easel
b. Nail
c. Palette
d. Pen


2. Drawing and painting are classified as
a. Collage.
b. Mural.
c. three-dimensional.
d. two-dimensional.


3. Identify the material used in the preparation of chalk from the following.
a. Emulsion paint
b. Kaolin
c. Soil
d. Wood ash

4. The gradual grading of tones in painting is termed
a. Chiaroscuro.
b. Chroma.
c. Hue
d. Sfumato

5. Orange, yellow orange and yellow are
a. Analogous.
b. Intermediary.
c. Primary.
d. Secondary.


WASSCE picture making mock questions

6. A composition is said to be balanced when
a. Bigger forms are used
b. Colour is used
c. Images are separated
d. Symmetry is applied


7. Cubism was started by
a. Georges Braque
b. Henri Matisse
c. Leonardo da Vinci
d. Paul Gauguin


8. Sable brushes are mainly used for
a. Detailing work
b. Filling in colours
c. Priming support
d. Outlining subject


9. The term frottage refers to a technique in
a. Engraving
b. Etching
c. Painting
d. Printmaking


10. A sketch is a/an
a. Detailed drawing
b. Finished drawing
c. Quick drawing.
d. Unfinished drawing.


WASSCE picture making mock questions

11. Linoleum mounted on wood for printing is called a
a. block
b. stencil
c. template
d. wood cut


12. Organizing elements and principles of design into visual forms is known as
a. appreciation
b. composition
c. criticism
d. sketch

13. In painting, a value that is darker than the hue is referred to as a
a. shade.
b. reflection.
c. tint.
d. tone.

14. The technique of shading with dots is known as
a. hatching.
b. mass.
c. smudging.
d. stippling.

15. Select the basic visual symbols used by a picture maker from the following.
a. Balance, space, movement and form.
b. Line, form, texture and colour
c. Rhythm, shape, movement and value
d. Unity, emphasis, variety and proportion.


WASSCE picture making mock questions
16. Shading is used in drawing to
a. avoid foreshortening
b. model shapes created.
c. portray two-dimensional effect
d. show skills in handling medium

17. The factor that determines the value of a colour is the
a. amount of light absorbed
b. amount of light reflected
c. nature of the surface.
d. property of the vehicle used.

18. The sensation of coolness is created through the use of
a. blue-violet
b. red-orange
c. red-violet
d. yellow-green

19. Which of the following artists was influenced by African art?
b. Manet
c. Picasso
d. Renoir

20. The surface on which a picture is composed is a
a. ground
b. medium

c. paper
d. support


WASSCE picture making mock questions

21. Murals are preserved by
a. burnishing
b. priming
c. stippling
d. varnishing


22. A picture based on stories is termed
a. imaginative drawing
b. memory drawing
c. objective drawing.
d. subjective drawing.


23. Which colour in the traditional Ghanaian society symbolizes shame?
a. Brown
b. Green
c. Grey
d. Red

24.Variety in a painting means that
a. all the forms are painted in bright hues.
b. many of the forms are well-represented.
c. objects are portrayed in colour.
d. objects differ in size, shape and colour.


25. Identify the colours used to express happiness and vitality from the following.
a. Black and yellow
b. Green and white
c. Red and white
d. Yellow and blue


WASSCE picture making mock questions
26. Which of the following materials helps in the preparation of charcoal for drawing?
a. Clay
b. Mud
c. Sand
d. Sawdust

27. Powders which give paints their colour are known as
a. pastel
b. pigments
c. tempera.
d. vehicles.

28. Historical and cultural artifacts are preserved and displayed in
a. archives
b. galleries
c. libraries
d. museums.

29. Chiaroscuro refers to
a. drawings in black and white
b. drawing with pencil.
c. distribution of light and shade.

d. values in colours used.


30. Water-colour is a powdered pigment bound with
a. egg yolk
b. emulsion
c. gum arabic
d. linseed oil


WASSCE picture making mock questions

31. A picture maker works in all the following areas except
a. illustrations.
b. macramé
c. murals
d. tapestries.

32. Which of the following materials cannot be used to make brushes?
a. Fur
b. Leather
c. Nylon
d. Sisal

33. Pieces of paper arranged on a support for mosaic are
a. circular
b. different
c. irregular
d. regular.

34.A peculiar way an artist presents ideas is referred to as
a. composition
b. organization.
c. style
d. technique.

35. Water-colour paintings are not dried in the sun because the
a. colour will fade
b. paper will warp
c. work will be dirty
d. wind will disturb it.


WASSCE picture making mock questions

36. A person who talks intelligently about
artworks is a/an
a. artist
b. critic
c. journalist.
d. poet.

37. Which of the following artists majored in print-making?
a. E.V. Asihene
b. E. Owusu-Dartey
c. F.T. Mate
d. P.M. Amonoo

38. Which of these is the basic element in collage?

a. Colours
b. Lines
c. Shapes
d. Textures

39. Oil painting is to impasto as water colour is to
a. fluidity
b. opacity
c. pointillism
d. realism

40. Creating tones in drawing with lines is known as
a. dubbing.
b. hatching
c. rubbing.
d. scratching

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