Calligraphy: Definition & Styles


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Which of the following statements about calligraphy is NOT true?

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1. Chinese calligraphy has how many different script styles?

2. What's another name for the pen used in Arabic calligraphy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz and printable worksheet help test your knowledge of calligraphy. The different styles of calligraphy are addressed on the interactive quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your knowledge of the following topics:

  • Styles found in Western calligraphy
  • A term used for a calligraphic style with highly flourished capital letters
  • The number of script styles that Chinese calligraphy has
  • Another name for the pen used in Arabic calligraphy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on calligraphy writing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired about the history and process of calligraphy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Chinese, Western and Arabic calligraphy

Additional Learning

See what else you can learn about this form of writing by using the lesson called Calligraphy: Definition & Styles. This lesson is effective at letting you:

  • Review the changes in Chinese calligraphy
  • Determine how long calligraphy has been around
  • Examine characteristics of Arabic calligraphy
  • View examples of Western, Arabic and Chinese calligraphy
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