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DSST Art of the Western World Exam Prep

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The DSST exams were developed to enable schools to award credit to students for knowledge equivalent to that learned by students taking the course. The school may choose to award college credit to the student based on the achievement of a passing score. The ultimate passing score for each examination is determined by the school. The DSST program is approved by the American Council on Education (ACE), and the ACE provides both a recommended passing score and a recommended number of credits that could be awarded to successful students.


Practice Quiz presents 65 free review questions to assist in the preparation for the DSST Art of the Western World exam.A successful completion of the exam holds the potential for 3 Upper Baccalaureate credits.


The DSST Art of the Western World test contains approximately 88 multiple choice questions. The test-taker has 90 minutes to complete the exam.


The following Western Art topics are covered on the exam:

  • Classical: 12% of the test
  • Romanesque and Gothic: 8%
  • Early Renaissance: 10%
  • High Renaissance: 13%
  • Baroque: 10%
  • Rococo, Neoclassicism, and Romanticism: 13%
  • Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism:11%
  • Early Twentieth Century: 10%
  • Post World War II: 13%


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