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Visual ARTS Questions and Answers - Grade 7 Opener Exams Term 2 2023 Set 4

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  1. How does a talent in the Arts promote entrepreneurship? (1 mark)
  2. What is the difference between Applied Arts and Performing Arts? (2 marks)
  3. Mention any two career pathways related to Visual Arts. (2 marks)
  4. What is a one point perspective? (1 mark)
  5. Write the meaning of the following components of perspective.
    1. Vanishing point (1 mark)
    2. Horizon (1 mark)
    3. Projection lines (1 mark)
  6. In the spaces provided, draw three cuboids to represent the following types of perspective. (3 marks)
    • Normal eye view
    • Bird's eye view
    • Worm's eye view
  7. What is a still life composition? (1 mark)
  8. Drawing the right size of object compared to another is referred to as (1 mark)
  9. What is a colour wheel? (1 mark)
  10. What is the difference between analogous and complementary colours? (2 marks)
  11. Write examples of analogous and complementary colours.
    1. Analogous colours (1 mark)
    2. Complementary colours (1 mark)
  12. Define the following properties of colours.
    1. Hue (1 mark)
    2. Intensity (1 mark)
    3. Value (1 mark)
  13. Write the different between shading and tinting. (2 marks)
  14. The following diagram shows a (1 mark)
    14 adada
  15. What is a flip book? (1 mark)

    Your Visual Arts teacher has assigned you the project of making a flip book animation of a bouncing ball. Based on the assignment, answer questions 16-19.
  16. Suggest the materials you will require for the project. (4 marks)
  17. In which three ways can you bind your flip book? (3 marks)
  18. Explain how you will create the illusion of movement for the bouncing ball when flipping the book. (3 marks)
  19. Apart from a bouncing ball, describe 2 other activities you can draw to show animation in a flip book. (2 marks)
  20. Stencil printing is (1 mark)
  21. Define a motif. (1 mark)
  22. What are the positive areas of a motif? (1 mark)
  23. Write a sentence about each of the following patterns.
    1. full repeat pattern (2 marks)
    2. alternate repeat pattern (2 marks)
  24. How would you differentiate between organic and inorganic motif shapes? (2 marks)
  25. You already have designed your stencil of an inorganic shape. In four steps, describe how you will carry out screen printing on a t-shirt. (4 marks)


  1. The Arts provide an avenue for creativity and creatively using available resources to make products or enable services that can be sold for an income, such as paintings, carvings
  2. Performing Arts are creative activities such as acrobatics, drama, music and dance that are performed before an audience. Applied Arts are products and decorations done on products that are made for everyday use, that have unique shapes and designs.
  3. Advertising Computer Graphics Education, Fashion
  4. One point perspective is a drawing method that shows how drawn objects appear to get smaller as they get further away, converging towards a single vanishing point on the horizon line
    1. The point where the objects appears as if they are disappearing is refers to as the vanishing point.
    2. The horizon is the line that separates the earth from the sky in a landscape.
    3. With perspective drawing, they are lines of sight, between an object and a picture plane towards a vanishing point
  6. (Assess any other appropriate answer) 
  7. it is the art of drawing objects which have no life and do not move
  8. proportion.
  9. A circular diagram used to show the relationship between colours
  10. Analogous colours are a group of three colours that share the same pigment, found adjacent to or next to each other on a colour wheel. Complementary colours appear to contrast or look different when placed next to each other, and appear opposite one another on a colour wheel.
    1. Yellow-green and yellow or green Blue violet and violet or violet Red-violet and violet or red
    2. Red and green
      Blue and orange
      Volet and yellow
    1. A property that makes colour to look different from another
    2. The property that helps us tell pure or saturated a colour is
    3. The property that makes us see one colour as dark or light.
  13. Shading is the process of adding black to a colour to make it dark while  is the process of adding white to a colour to make it lighter.
  14. value gradation strip.
  15. A book that has a number of drawn
    Images that change from one page to another in a sequence so that when pages are turned in quick succession, the images create an illusion of movement
  16. Cutting lools, to cut our paper into preferred size.
    Drawing tools or media, for drawing figures or writing text.
    Colours, for decorating drawn figures.
    Adhesives, pins or threads for binding the papers.
  17. Punching and tying with strings or thin wires Stapling
    Binding with glue
  18. By drawing a bouncing ball in different positions from the ground on different pieces of paper, progressively upwards and then downwards, then flipping then in quick succession to animate the movement (bouncing) of the ball.
  19. Walking stick, Moving car, Swaying trees due to wind
  20. Stencil printing is the art of making prints by allowing colour to pass through a cut out surface. (1 mark)
  21. It is an image or shape that repeats itself in a pattern, which helps us create varied patterns white printing
  22. Positive spaces of a motif are areas that pass ink to the underlying surface during printing.
    1. This is using a motif to print repeatedly on a surface to create many similar patterns.
    2. This is repeating the print in progression alternating the direction of the motif in progression to create alternate repeat pattems.
  24. A motif with inorganic shape has a geometric shape of any object
  25. Step 1: Prepare the ink. Prepare different colours of the ink if you intent to use different colours.
    Step 2: Place the stencil on the fabric directly aligned on the first registration mark (box) and hold it into position with your hands or cello tape.
    Step 3: Deep part of a sponge in Ink and press hard several times to force ink through the stencil to the fabric. This process is referred to as dabbing
    Step 4: Remove the stencil and move it to the next spot. Repeat the process al over the I-shirt in the areas you want to print on, then allow the print to dry.


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