General Knowledge in Arts(GKA) paper of the 2023 WASSCE will be written on Friday, 15th September, 2023. Here are some likely Paper 2(Theory) questions and answers for candidates.
1. Write on the uses of art in each of;
2. (a) Define is ICT
(b) Explain four(4) contributions of ICT in the development of modern art.
3. (a) What is cubism?
(b) Write on cubism using the points below.
4.. (a) Explain the following terms:
ii. Sympathetic magic.
(b) Discuss how the believers in animism and sympathetic magic have contributed
to the development of art in Africa
5. Explain the following terms
ANSWERS TO QUESTION FIVE
It is the technique of joining clay with a slip. The twO surfaces are scratched. The clay slip is then applied and joined. The clay slip facilitates handles, decorations etc. to be fixed.
It is a type of swinging or revolving sculpture made for hanging. A constructed sculpture whose components have been connected by joints to move by force of wind or motor..
Leather produced from the skin of large animals such as the cow, ox, or bull. The skin is thick and can be used for heavy leather articles.
A way of representing an image in a work of art such that parts nearer the viewer overshadows the other parts. The parts nearer the viewer are made bigger than the parts far away. It is achieved based on the rules of linear perspective.
It is that part or the edge of cloth firmly woven to protect the fabric from fraying
The warp is crammed on the selvedge to make the weave firm and compact. It also provides an added strength for the weaving process.
d. Personal hygiene
Initiates are taught how to take good care of their bodies, clothes and appearances paying particular attention to the car and neck. Improper way of dressing is bad and tells a lot about ones personality.