December 2, 2023

WAEC Visual Arts Questions and Answers: We will gladly provide you with free access to previous WAEC Visual Arts questions in this article. Along with many other exam-related data, you will comprehend how the WAEC Visual Arts questions are structured. All you have to do is stay concentrated and adhere to my advice.

WAEC Visual Arts Questions and Answers

The West African Senior School Certificate Examination, for University and Jamb admission examinations in West African nations, is conducted by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). More than three million applicants applied for the WAEC-organized tests in a single year.

WAEC Visual Arts Questions and Answers

Answer all the questions.

Each question is followed by four options lettered A to D. Find the correct option for each question and shade in pencil on your answer sheet the answer space which bears the same letter as the option you have chosen.

Give only one answer to each question. An example is given below.

Which of the following pairs of colours have no shade?

  1. Yellow and green
  2. White and black
  3. Brown and purple
  4. Red and blue

The correct answer is white and black, which is lettered B and therefore answer space B would be shaded.

[A] [B] [C] [D]

WAEC Objective Questions on Visual Art

Think carefully before you shade the answer space, and erase completely any answer(s) you wish to change.

Now answer the following questions:

1. The type of pointing that deceives the eye is known as

A. romantic painting

B. realistic painting

C. trompel’oeil painting

D. allegorical painting


2. In perspective, distant objects appear

A. bigger and taller

B. smaller and taller

C. bigger and shorter

D. smaller and shorter


3. Impasto is achieved by using

A. gouache and watercolour

B. oil paints and gouache

C. watercolour and oil paints

D. paste and watercolour


4. In a drawing the highlight is the part

A. mostly affected by light

B. less affected by light

C. with heavy strokes

D. with subtle strokes


5. The addition of blue to white results in

A. analogous

B. shading

C. complementary

D. foxing

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6. Weaving is to textiles as washing is to

A. painting

B. casting

C. glazing

D. caning


7. Hue Value and intensity are

A. functions of colour

B. applications of colour

C. properties of colour

D. elements of colour


8. The substance used to reduce the porosity of a canvas is

A. sizing

B. gelatin

C. resin.

D. lacquer


9. A charcoal drawing is suitably preserved using

A. resin

B. fixative

c. glaze

D. oil


10. The point that has both the characteristics of water and oil as solvent is

A. acrylic

B. chalk pastel

C. crayon

D. watercolour


11. Subtractive process is mainly achieved by using

A. metal

B. cement

C. wood

D. plaster of Paris


12. To avoid cracking, the potter adds

A. water

B. grog

C. slip

D. clay


13. To protect a pastel drawing an artist needs to

A. gouache and watercolour

B. oil paints and gouache

C. watercolour and oil paints

D. paste) and watercolour


14. Melted wax to encaustic as egg yolk is to

A. oil paint

B. gouache

C. tempera

D. fresco


15. Which of the following is not a printing technique?

A. Relief

B. Intaglio

C. Stippling

D. l.ithograpln


16. Which of the following materials are suitable for painting?

A. Watercolour nod was

B. Paper and spatula

C. Crayon mid squeegee

D. Poster colour and acrylic


17. Resist method in textiles involves the following excepts

A. tying

B. stamping

C. glazing

D. waxing


Use Figure 1 to answer questions 18 to 20

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18. Figure 1 is grouped as

A. still life

B. portrait painting

C. abstract drawing

D. Figure drawing


19. Figure is titled White roses, painted by

A. Pablo Picasso

B. George Scurat

C. Vincent van Gogh

D. Claude Monel


20. Figure 1 is made up of

A. nature and animate object

B. man-made and inanimate object

C. lifeless and inanimate object

D. nature and man-made object

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Use Figure 2 to answer questions 21 to 22

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21. The white areas in Figure 2 were created by

A. using wax as a resist

B. applying white on the surface

C. cutting into the surface

D. masking with a resist material


22. Figure 2 is known as

A. screen print

B. intaglio


D. lino print


23. Ikom monoliths are found in

A. Ekoi

B. Benin

C. Nok

D. Esic


24. Nok art was discovered by

A. Kenneth Murray

B. Dennis Williams

C. Remand Fagg.

D.William Fagg

DISCLAIMER! These are not real WAEC GCE Visual Arts questions but likely repeated questions over the years to help candidates understand the nature of their examinations. Ensure to take note of every question provided on this page.

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