Art Deco Design Quiz

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Art Deco started in the Roaring Twenties in what famous European city?
Rome
London
Paris
London and Rome have their share of classic design elements that include Art Deco, but the movement first started in the city of lights: Paris, France.

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Which famous New York City building is known for its Art Deco design and chrome spire?
Flatiron Building
Empire State Building
Chrysler Building
Both the Empire State Building and Chrysler Building are rich with Art Deco style, but only the Chrysler Building is famous for its chrome spire.

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Which one of these is a hallmark of Art Deco design?
Japanese bamboo
wavy patterns
geometric shapes
Art Deco design is known for many things, but bamboo and wavy patterns aren't among them. Striking geometric shapes are.

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Which of these cultures inspired elements of Art Deco design?
1800s Dutch
ancient Scandinavian
Aztec
There are many elements from other countries tied into Art Deco design. The sunburst of the Aztecs is a classic Art Deco look.

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For which design element is Art Deco known?
subtlety
opulent style
Never subtle, Art Deco design is known for its opulent, rich style.
handmade quilts

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What material is commonly used for Art Deco?
stainless steel
You won't find any clay or bamboo in an Art Deco scene, but there may be plenty of stainless steel and other shiny metals like aluminum.
bamboo
clay

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What famous ocean liner is known for its Art Deco design?
The Love Boat
The Queen Mary
The Titanic was known for its beauty and style, but it's classified as Art Nouveau. The Queen Mary is classic Art Deco.
The Titanic

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Where else besides buildings can you find Art Deco design?
cars of the 1960s and '70s
dude ranches
cars of the 1930s and '40s
Cars in the 1930s and '40s had a decidedly Art Deco look, with angular shapes and chrome details.

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What street in Los Angeles is known for its Art Deco buildings?
Sunset Boulevard
Wilshire Boulevard
The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles is a great place to see live music, and it's just one of the many Art Deco buildings on historic Wilshire Boulevard.
Gower Street

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Which area of Dallas, Texas, has its fair share of Art Deco buildings?
Fair Park
Believe it or not, Fair Park has the largest collection of Art Deco buildings and art in the world. Because everything's big in Texas.
downtown
Deep Ellum

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