Frida Kahlo quiz: How well do you know Frida Kahlo? 

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who lived an extraordinary life, filled with passion, pain and vibrant colours. 

Her surreal self-portraits and paintings expressed her own reality, becoming some of the most celebrated artwork of the 20th Century. 

She suffered from many diseases, even surviving a serious traffic accident as a young woman! It completely changed the course of her life, making her the vivid artist she became. Her physical pain was often the theme of her paintings, with disturbing images of skulls, bleeding hearts and daggers featuring heavily!

Frida was fiercely proud of her Mexican heritage and created her own unique look with lavish, colourful traditional dress and creative makeup and hairstyles.

Fame did not find Frida until after her death. In life, she was most well known for her marriage to the famous artist Diego Rivera. 

Show us how much you know about this feminist icon now!

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Question 1 out of 10:

What is Frida Kahlo’s full name?

Question 2 out of 10:

What year was Frida Kahlo born?

Question 3 out of 10:

Frida contracted which serious illness as a child?

Question 4 out of 10:

In this painting, ‘Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird’, Frida has added a dead hummingbird around her neck. What does the hummingbird symbolise in Mexican folklore?

Frida Kahlo self portrait painting
Question 5 out of 10:

What common feature did Frida Kahlo often include in her self-portraits that made her paintings stand out?

Question 6 out of 10:

 Frida Kahlo’s home was called the ‘Red House’. True or false?

Question 7 out of 10:

Frida was married to the famous artist Diego Rivera. What nickname did the couple have?

Question 8 out of 10:

What did Frida love most about her face?

Question 9 out of 10:

Frida Kahlo had a furry friend that often appeared in her paintings. What sort of animal was it?

Question 10 out of 10:

Frida Kahlo once transformed her prosthetic leg into a unique piece of art. What did she paint on it?

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