Grade 9 Clay Quiz

There are many smart people, but few true clay geniuses. A clay genius is, afterall, quite exceptional. What is a clay genius? A clay genius is someone who can answer the questions on this quiz and score 84% or higher!

Are YOU a clay genius? Are you ready to write the grade 9 art exame? Until now you could only wonder. But thanks to this great quiz, in just a few minutes you will find out!

Created by: Theresa Wyatt

  1. Leatherhard clay is
  2. Once clay is leatherhard, you are able to
  3. You can tell that clay has become greenware when it
  4. Each stage clay goes through is determined by the amount of moisture that is retained in the clay. The stages in order are
  5. Earthenware is
  6. Glazed clay has been fired
  7. Glaze is a mixture of
  8. The general rule of thumb when glazing is to not paint any more than ______layer(s) of glaze at one time and to _______ the bottom of the piece.
  9. What is the general rule if clay is too wet?
  10. What is the general rule if the clay is too dry?
  11. What is slip or slurry?
  12. What is scoring?
  13. Before forming your clay into your desired shape, first you must throw and knead the clay. Why are these steps are done?
  14. Why is it important to ensure that all air particles are removed and the clay is completely dry before it is fired in the kiln?
  15. To prevent clay from becoming leatherhard, what are two actions that you can take to keep your work moist and in a workable stage?
  16. The handbuilding technique that uses your fingers and thumbs to begin shaping the clay into a pot form is called
  17. The handbuilding technique that uses snake-like strips wound together to create a pot is called
  18. The handbuilding method that joins flat shapes together by using the score and slip method is called

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