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Quiz Questions I




  1. What is the art of decorating an object by gluing coloured paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and other decorative elements?
  2. Name the art and craft of applying small pieces of coloured wood veneer to furniture to form a decorative patterninlaid work?
  3. Which popular hobby and form of sewing is counted-thread embroidery in which X-shaped stitches are used to form a picture?
  4. Scrimshaw is the name given to scrollwork, engravings, and carvings made into which material?
  5. Which French word for "false", often used in fashion, describes something made to resemble something else?
  6. What name is given to the art of knotting string in patterns to make decorative articles?
  7. Which Japanese term means the art of paper folding?
  8. The jewellery firm House of Faberge was founded in 1842 in which European city?
  9. What name is given to the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush?
  10. What material does the craft of Ikebana use?




  11. Which "A" in metallurgy and materials science, is a heat treatment that alters the physical properties of a material to increase its ductility making it more workable?
  12. Champleve, basse taille, cloisonne, anf plique-à-jour are all types of which process?
  13. What does a cordwainer make?
  14. Which BBC television programme presented by Sara Cox, with expert judges Kate Malone and Keith Brymer Jones, featured the craft of pottery?
  15. Complete the name of this well known brand of craft glue: Mod ...?
  16. What name is given to the decorative technique of applying fine gold leaf to a solid surface to give a thin coating of gold?
  17. Which word meaning "a small compartment" in Turkish, is a geometric mosaic of wood pieces used for decorative effect in flooring?
  18. Which writer, descended from a family of glass-blowers in 18th century France, wrote the book (tracing her French ancestry) called The Glass-Blowers?
  19. What name is given to the art form sometimes called 'paper filigree' that involves the use of strips of paper that are shaped and glued together to create decorative designs?
  20. Which (French) name is given to a whitework needlework technique incorporating features of embroidery, cutwork and needle lace that became associated with England, due to its popularity there in the 19th century?
  21. What name, sometimes called poker work, is given to the art of decorating wood with burn marks from a heated object such as a poker?
  22. What's the famous brand of permanent marker pens manufactured by Newell Brands, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia?

Answers:

  1. Decoupage
  2. Marquetry
  3. Cross-stitch
  4. Bone or ivory
  5. Faux
  6. Macrame
  7. Origami (from ori meaning "folding", and kami meaning "paper")
  8. St. Petersburg
  9. Calligraphy
  10. Flowers





  11. Annealing
  12. Enamelling
  13. Shoes
  14. The Great Pottery Throw Down
  15. Podge (Mod Podge)
  16. Gilding
  17. Parquet
  18. Daphne du Maurier
  19. Quilling
  20. Broderie anglaise
  21. Pyrography
  22. Sharpie