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Vincent van Gogh Quiz

Instructions:  Answer each question to the best of your ability.  Once you select an answer, you will then find out if it is correct or not. There will also be an explanation to help you learn more about history. An orange “Continue” button will appear and allow you to move to the next question.

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Vincent van Gogh was from what nation?
Switzerland
Germany
The Netherlands
The United States of America

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Most of van Gogh's most iconic art, because of its lack of solid detail and expressive use of colors, is considered to be of what artistic tradition?
Cubism
Post-Modernism
Utilitarianism
Post-Impressionism

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What is the name of this famous painting by van Gogh?
Sordid Forms of Eternity
The View of the King
Waves of Royal Blue
Starry Night

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What was the name of Vincent van Gogh's little brother who helped to financially and emotionally support Vincent throughout most of his life?
Vincent van Gogh Quiz
Oscar
Griffin
Theo
Michael

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How did van Gogh pass away?
Murder
Suicide
Alcohol poisoning
Drowning

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What is the name of this painting by van Gogh?
A Day in the Fields
Wheatfield with Crows
Harvest Time Blues
Montgomery Village

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What 20th century Modernist artistic tradition did van Gogh inspire with his use of bold colors and lack of concrete details?
Canonism
Redmontism
Cubism
Fauvism

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Van Gogh infamously disfigured himself in which way?
He cut off his own hear.
He cut off both of his pinkies.
He removed his left eye.
He carved off the end of his nose.

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What is the name of this French avant-garde artist who mentored van Gogh until van Gogh ruined their relationship by threatening him with a knife and then cutting his own ear off?
Paul Gauguin
Marc Duprez
Josephe Cocles
Hardin Descartes

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Accounts say van Gogh did what with his severed ear after he cut it off?
He mailed it to the Prime Minister of France.
He buried it in at his father's grave.
He gave it to a favored prostitute.
He ate it.

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What is the name of this painting by van Gogh?
Myself
Self Portrait with a Straw Hat
Times of the Day
Who I Used to Be

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The Van Gogh Museum is a major art gallery that has the world's most complete collection of the man's art. Where is this museum located?
Paris
Amsterdam
New York City
Cambridge

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What is the name of this painting by Vincent van Gogh?
Irises
Flowers by the Road
In the Field
Touching Image

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Many of van Gogh's paintings are of mundane subjects meant to capture them at moments in time. What is the name of this type of painting?
Portraiture
Still Life
Landscape
Far Out

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What is the name of this painting by van Gogh?
Feelings of Nostalgia Looking Upon the Genua
Love Lost on the Mapris
Placid Night on the Thames
Starry Night Over the Rhone

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