Listen to part of a lecture in a studio art class.
- What is the lecture mainly about?
- A. Various ways color theory is used in different fields.
- B. Various ways artists can use primary colors.
- C. Aspects of color theory that are subject of current research.
- D. The development of the first theory of primary colors.
- What does the professor imply about the usefulness of the theory of primary colors?
- A. It is not very useful to artists.
- B. It has been very useful to scientists.
- C. It is more useful to artists than to psychologist.
- D. It is more useful to modern-day artists than to artists in the past.
- Why does the professor mention Isaac Newton?
- A. To show the similarities between early ideas in art and early ideas in science.
- B. To explain why mixing primary colors does not produce satisfactory secondary colors.
- C. To provide background information for the theory of primary colors.
- D. To point out the first person to propose a theory of primary colors.
- According to the professor, what were the results of Goethe’s experiments with color?
[CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
- A. The experiments failed to a connection between colors and emotions.
- B. The experiments showed useful connections between color and light.
- C. The experiments provided valuable information about the relationships between colors.
- D. The experiments were not useful until modern psychologists reinterpreted them.
- According to the professor, why did Runge choose the colors red, yellow, and blues as the three primary colors?
- A. He felt they represented natural light at different times of the day.
- B. He noticed that they were the favorite colors of Romantic painters.
- C. He performed several scientific experiments that suggested those colors.
- D. He read a book by Goethe and agreed with Goethe’s choices of colors.
- What does the professor imply when he says this: 🎧
- A. Many people have proposed theories about primary colors.
- B. Goethe discovered the primary colors by accident.
- C. Goethe probably developed the primary color theory before reading Runge’s letter.
- D. Goethe may have been influenced by Runge’s ideas about primary colors.
D A C AC A D