1 The painting ... to have some reference to the artist's childhood.
a) says b) appears c) likes d) comes
2 The scene framed by two trees forming a Gothic arch reminded me ... his earlier works.
a) of b) about c) back d) to
3 I have to admit I have no ... what is drawn in the picture.
a) thought b) theory c) idea d) understanding
4 The sculpture looks ... a human figure seen from a distance.
a) as b) like c) alike d) similar
5 It took me a long time to figure ... who drew this landscape.
a) about b) of c) out d) in
6 This work is untypical of the artist — it stands in ... to what he usually does, a) contrast b) line c) comparison d) opposition
7 I can remember... to the Hermitage for the first time.
a) coming b) come c) came d) to come
8 We can speak of his works in ... with African art.
a) opposition b) connection c) relation d) combination
9 The idea it... is a lack of liberty in society at large.
a) compasses b) compares c) combines d) conveys
10 I hope this success will... you to greater efforts.
a) promote b) expand c) inspire d) turn
11 What I like about the novel is that it... life in pre-Revolutionary Russia so realistically.
a) develops b) depicts c) designs d) determines
12 In the picture you could see a huge room ... of the sun and bright colours of the seaside.
a) sensitive b) elusive c) evocative d) elegant
13 When you look at the picture you get this strong ... of belonging to the place, a) meaning b) sense c) belief d) opinion
14 The ... of the colours in her flat made me exhausted.
a) intensity b) sensitivity c) elegance d) clarity