Monet’s Fun Quiz: How much do You Know about the Artist?

Take que quiz and find out how much you know about Claude Monet:


Poppies at Argenteuil. 1873

Poppies at Argenteuil. 1873



1.  Where was he born? a. Le Havre, b. Naples, c. Paris


2. What was he like? a. Quick-tempered, b. Calm and peaceful, c. Cold and calculating


3. What kind of painting style is he famous for? a. Romantic, b. Impressionist, c. Baroque


4. What was the most original trait of his paintings? a. Bright colors and open-air painting; b. Idealization of reality and the use of myths c. Emulation of the classical models


5. How did he die? a. Of lung cancer, b. Killed in a battle, c. Of old age


6. Was he famous while he was alive? a. Not at all, b. Pretty much c. In the second half of his life


7. Was he ever married? a. Twice, b. Never c. Once


8. What didn’t he paint? a. Landscapes, b. Boats and water, c. Mythology


9. What’s the historical context he lived in? a. The Counter-Reformation, b. The Second Industrial Revolution, c. The Renaissance


10. Which one is not a Monet painting: a. Puppies in Argenteuil b. Blue Nude IV, c. Saint Lazare Station


Caravaggio's quiz



Claude Monet

Claude Monet


You may wish to take a look at our video clip: TEACHING ENGLISH WITH ART: MONET (the eBook)



For further info on the titles of the series TEACHING ENGLISH WITH ART, click here:


Teaching English with Art

Teaching English with Art

Au revoir

Jorge Sette





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