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  1. What is the term Art Deco short for?
  2. Which New York City Art Deco skyscraper was the world's tallest building for 11 months after its completion in 1930?
  3. Famous for her pottery decorated with geometric shapes and crude, bright colours, the Art Deco movement had a major influence on whose designs from 1922 to 1963?
  4. Which type of phenolic resin, invented in 1907, is known for being used in Art Deco jewellery?

  5. Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in which city?
  6. Which city on North Island, New Zealand, was rebuilt after a 1931 earthquake and has the highest concentration of Art Deco architechture in the world?
  7. Art Deco was influenced by the bold geometric forms of which early-20th-century avant-garde art movement?
  8. Which building on the River Thames, notable for its original, lavish Art Deco interior, is also one of the world's largest brick buildings?
  9. Completed in 1931, which 47-story New York luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan is also an Art Deco landmark designed by architects Schultze and Weaver?
  10. Which retired British ocean liner in service from 1936 to 1967 was known for its opulent and grand interiors influenced by the Art Deco movement of the 1920s and 30s?


  1. Art Decoratifs
  2. The Chrysler Building
  3. Clarice Cliff
  4. Bakelite
  5. Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  6. Napier
  7. Cubism
  8. Battersea Power Station
  9. The Waldorf Astoria
  10. RMS Queen Mary