Quiz: Impressionism

Think you know your Monet from your Manet? Find out with our quiz.

To mark the opening of the Scottish National Gallery’s beautiful Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet and Van Gogh exhibition, we’re challenging you to test your knowledge of the Impressionist movement. 

  • Impressionsim

    Primarily concerned with colour, light and depicting movement – the Impressionists gave us some of the most important and vibrant masterpieces of the 19th century.

    Discover how much you know about these innovative French painters.

  • Question 1 of 8

    Which city was home to the Impressionist movement?

  • Question 2 of 8

    Which artistic practice is associated with Impressionism?

  • Question 3 of 8

    What was the main visual element the Impressionists adopted?

  • Question 4 of 8

    Claude Monet, Springtime (Le Printemps), 1886, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

    Which Impressionist despised the term?

  • Question 5 of 8

    Which Impressionist painted a series of 25 works all featuring haystacks?

  • Question 6 of 8

    Which art form was influential to the emergence of Impressionism?

  • Question 7 of 8

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    Which of the following is by Pierre Auguste Renoir?

  • Question 8 of 8

    Which Impressionist consistently used dancers as a subject matter?

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    Naïve Artist

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    Protégé

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    Excellent work – you're not far from being a master!

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    Old Master

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    Excellent work! This quiz was a canvas, and your answers were a masterpiece.

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    1. 1.  Which city was home to the Impressionist movement?
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    2. Correct answer: Paris
    3. 2.  Which artistic practice is associated with Impressionism?
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    4. Correct answer: En plein air
    5. 3.  What was the main visual element the Impressionists adopted?
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    6. Correct answer: Pure, intense colour
    7. 4.  Which Impressionist despised the term?
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    8. Correct answer: Edgar Degas
    9. 5.  Which Impressionist painted a series of 25 works all featuring haystacks?
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    10. Correct answer: Claude Monet
    11. 6.  Which art form was influential to the emergence of Impressionism?
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    12. Correct answer: Japanese
    13. 7.  Which of the following is by Pierre Auguste Renoir?
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    14. Correct answer: Image 2
    15. 8.  Which Impressionist consistently used dancers as a subject matter?
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    16. Correct answer: Edgar Degas

    Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet and Van Gogh is at the Scottish National Gallery until 2 October 2016, 50% off with National Art Pass.

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Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

50% off with National Art Pass

Daily, 10am ​ 5pm (until 7pm Thur)

Extended opening until 6pm during August

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