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Humanities Final, Practice Quiz

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Humanities Final, Practice Quiz

Humanities Final Practice Test I just took the time to make studying a little bit more entertaining than flashcards. Just study for a while and you will get a final score at the end. Looks like spelling counts all questions and answers I got from the awesome email from Sabah. Good Luck --danielbernal

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earliest evidence of religious beliefs can be found in ___________.
    • A. 

      Funerary offerings

    • B. 

      Early Architecture

    • C. 

      Musical Compositions

  • 2. 
    In Egyptian society, the role of the priests was to _______________.  
  • 3. 
    According to their religion, Egyptians were promised the__________________.
  • 4. 
    Most important in the early phase of Sumerian Culture was the development of _____________.
  • 5. 
    Around 2700 B.C.E. the ruler of Uruk was________________.
  • 6. 
    Neither the Egyptians of the Old Kingdom nor the Sumerians paid any attention to the Greeks because______________.
  • 7. 
    The Mycenaean’s were famous in mythology for the ______________.
  • 8. 
    Unlike Minoan architects, Mycenaean architects_________________.
  • 9. 
    The Battle of Marathon was important for Greece because_____________.
  • 10. 
    Greek ideas were spread throughout the ancient world by_____________.
  • 11. 
    The Greeks had enormous confidence in the power of
  • 12. 
    In his concern for realism and social injustice, the tragedian closest to our own time_______________.
  • 13. 
    The interesting boycott in Lysistrata involves _________.
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
    The Classical preoccupation with proportion was first illustrated in architecture with______________.
  • 16. 
    _____________different distances and thicknesses of columns, and outward leaning entablature.
  • 17. 
    The Ionic frieze on the Parthenon depicts____________.
    • A. 

      Fall of Romans.

    • B. 

      Procession of Athenians.

    • C. 

      Rise of Cairo.

  • 18. 
    The sculptor who had the greatest influence on later Hellenistic art was__________________.
  • 19. 
    The chief buildings in Pergamum... Temple of  ___________.
  • 20. 
    The Phaedo describes Socrates last hours discussing ___________ with friends.
  • 21. 
    To the Greeks, “harmony” in music meant to separate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False--Play softly

    • C. 

      False--Play emotionaly

    • D. 

      False--Join together

  • 22. 
    Augustus achieved______________________________________.
    • A. 

      Restoration of peace

    • B. 

      Restoration of belief in Rome’s destiny

    • C. 

      Encouragement of the arts literature and buildings of public works

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Does not apply to Augustus

  • 23. 
    The Aeneid was designed to honor Rome and Augustus, be the roman national epic, be a worthy successor to Homer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not the Aeneid

  • 24. 
    One problem that Imperial Rome failed to solve was ___________.  
  • 25. 
    The only light source in the Pantheon is ______________.  
    • A. 

      Ventana

    • B. 

      There is no source of light in the Pantheon

    • C. 

      Oculus

    • D. 

      Lightoculus

  • 26. 
    Buddha’s central doctrine is called the four fold noble path.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Bodhisattva are _____________.
    • A. 

      Buddhist Gods

    • B. 

      Buddhist Saints

    • C. 

      Muslim Saints

    • D. 

      Pre-IB Devils

    • E. 

      Muslim Gods

  • 28. 
    One of the greatest emperors of ancient India , who converted from tradition Brahmanism to Buddhism, was ______________.
  • 29. 
    During the _______         the foundations of Chinese thought and culture was laid.
  • 30. 
    According to Confucius, a morally superior person should possess_______________.
  • 31. 
    CHOOSE ALL CORRECT OPTIONS, IF NONE SELECT NONE.The culture of the West as we know is has been produced by a combination of _______________________.
    • A. 

      Biblical tradition

    • B. 

      Cultural tradition

    • C. 

      Greco-Roman culture

    • D. 

      None

  • 32. 
    The creation story of Genesis: God existed before anything else, god’s creations are good, places humans as highest creations.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      The Bible, not the Genesis

  • 33. 
    The Gospels depict Jesus a The __________.
  • 34. 
    Rome was hostile to Christianity because it seemed easy to make scapegoats of small groups, secretive and thus threatening, disloyal to the state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      False, Instead of Rome--Greece

  • 35. 
    This image is a letter, considered “Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior.” by the_____alphabet.
  • 36. 
    The discoveries at Dura-Europos demonstrate that Christians and Mithraists _____.
    • A. 

      Coexisited

    • B. 

      Did not exist

    • C. 

      Mysteriously dissapeared

    • D. 

      Study at LPA

  • 37. 
    Amos was a 8th century _________.
  • 38. 
    The genre of self-reflective writing was invented in the West by __________.
    • A. 

      Augustine

    • B. 

      Socrates

    • C. 

      Fiona McWilliam

  • 39. 
    Out of religious conviction, _____________ shut down the the last surviving platonic academy.
  • 40. 
    The most important religious sit in Islam is
    • A. 

      Qaran

    • B. 

      Qu'abda

    • C. 

      Qa’aba

    • D. 

      Qa'rab

  • 41. 
    The Qur’an insists that Muhammad brought back the pure monotheism of ________.
  • 42. 
    Avicenna was a _________.
    • A. 

      Philosopher

    • B. 

      Scientist

    • C. 

      Humanist

    • D. 

      Composer

  • 43. 
    The Roman chant made obligatory by Charlemagne in all churches of the realm was called _________.
  • 44. 
    Hildegard of Bingen was a ______________.Choose
    • A. 

      Author

    • B. 

      Composer

    • C. 

      Playwriter

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 45. 
    The scriptorium, the refectory, and the novitiate were all parts of a ___________.
    • A. 

      Temple

    • B. 

      Monastary

    • C. 

      School of philosophy

    • D. 

      Burial place

  • 46. 
    Kyrie Eleison is a phrase meaning  
  • 47. 
    The figure in Notre Dame de Belle Verrière was the figure of __________.
  • 48. 
    The motivation for building a Gothic cathedral came from ____________.
    • A. 

      Theological vision

    • B. 

      Need for money

    • C. 

      Civic pride

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 49. 
    Carmina Burana is a student poem_________________.
  • 50. 
    Aquinas was greatly influenced by the work of_____________.
  • 51. 
    Satirized decadence of the church
    • A. 

      Boccaccio

    • B. 

      Chaucer

    • C. 

      Both

  • 52. 
    Legends about saints, rival tales, exemplum, animal tales; The __________Tales 
  • 53. 
    The author of the Lives of the Artists was Vasari 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      False, Lives of the Philosophers

  • 54. 
    Simone Martini was willing to sacrifice naturalism to _________ elegance.
  • 55. 
    Ambrogio lorenzetti painted the ___________.
    • A. 

      The Effects of Good Government

    • B. 

      The Effects of Religious Beliefs

    • C. 

      The Effects of Good Tradition

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 56. 
    Check all that apply (more than 1)The Palazzo Vecchio and the Palazzo Pubblico
    • A. 

      Secular buildings

    • B. 

      Convey sence of civic pride

    • C. 

      Provide outlooks

    • D. 

      Provide place for the dead

    • E. 

      Good place for religious rituals

  • 57. 
    The Flagellants were _________ fanatics
  • 58. 
    The power of Florence was primarily the result of the efforts of its..
    • A. 

      Thinkers

    • B. 

      Artists

    • C. 

      Patrons

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B and C

  • 59. 
    Type in TRUE or FALSEA Florentine representative of the Medici bank in Bruges was Giovanni arnolfini.
  • 60. 
    Donatello’s “Saint Mary Magdalene” represents a A meditation of the____________________. 
  • 61. 
    In addition to being one of the most carefully mathematical paintings ever created, the “Last Supper” is notable for capturing a ___________ movement. 
  • 62. 
    A theme of “The Prince is the restriction of secular Restrict to central control of____________. 
  • 63. 
    Machiavelli might be called a Realistic___________________. 
  • 64. 
    Ockeghem is notable for his combination of _________ feeling. 
  • 65. 
    Robust, secular nudes that would later be imitated by Baroque painters such as Rubens were first painted in Venice by Giorgione
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 66. 
    The most striking feature of the “Decomposition” is its shocking __________________.
  • 67. 
    Des Prez is famous for overlapping voices, having music express the meaning of the words and Homogenous structure and bridge between ______________.
    • A. 

      Middle Ages

    • B. 

      Renaissance

    • C. 

      Early Ages

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A and B

  • 68. 
    The “Disputá”,The Sistine Chapel, The “ School of Athens ”, and “The Last Judgment” are all in the Are all in The ___________.
  • 69. 
    All of the following four are sixteenth-century composers:Check all that apply (you may select more than 1)
    • A. 

      Josquin des Prez

    • B. 

      Giovanni pierluigi da palestrina

    • C. 

      Giovanni gabrieli

    • D. 

      Adrien willaert

    • E. 

      Leonarde porteoni

  • 70. 
    In the 1500s, Spain and Austria were ruled by the _______________.
  • 71. 
    Copernicus questioned---Heliocentric
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 72. 
    Altdorfer is significant for having painted one of the first Painted one of the first pure landscapes in western art
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    Bruegel sees man as part of the Part of the natural cycle of ______.
  • 74. 
    Poussin’s paintings are often expressive of a yearning for the _____________.
  • 75. 
    Opera and recitative were invented because ___________ music obscured the text.
    • A. 

      Harmonic

    • B. 

      Polyphonic

    • C. 

      Staccato

    • D. 

      Pianissimo

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 76. 
    Scarlatti is known for the hundreds of sonatas he wrote for_________.
    • A. 

      Harpsichord

    • B. 

      Chord

    • C. 

      Harmonic Phrasing

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 77. 
    The following are seventeenth-century musical forms: Opera Oratorio , concerto grosso and concerto fugue. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 78. 
    Couperin is the most associated with "_________"?
  • 79. 
    C.P.E. Batch was a _______.
    • A. 

      Pioneer

    • B. 

      Philosopher

    • C. 

      Loser

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 80. 
    The greatest violinist of the era--and perhaps of all time--was Paganini
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False, cellist

    • C. 

      False, considered one of the greatest

    • D. 

      False, Alexa

  • 81. 
    One of the most subtle attacks on the nineteenth-century values is Flaubert’s_______________________.
    • A. 

      Madame Bovary

    • B. 

      Eighteenth Century, Madame Bovary

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 82. 
    Ingres was the self-appointed defender of_____________.
  • 83. 
    Schönberg’s twelve-tone technique is also called
  • 84. 
    Genre under the Ming centered on novels and Literary genre under the _________centered on novels and short stories. 
    • A. 

      Haan

    • B. 

      Saran

    • C. 

      Peking

    • D. 

      Ming

    • E. 

      Xie' Xie

  • 85. 
    __________________describes the journey of a Buddhist priest to India, is based on an actual pilgrimage, hero, a priest, assistant and a long fairy tale.
    • A. 

      Monkey

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Buddhist Priest Anglo

    • D. 

      Giraffe

    • E. 

      Sacred Buddhist Elephant

  • 86. 
    Modern Japan has been ruled successfully by the Meijitype true if truetype false, _________.
  • 87. 
    The ancient kingdom of Benin declined because its male population was depleted because of slave trade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 88. 
    High crown, Ceremonial cape, and spear are all characteristics of an __________.
  • 89. 
    Masks in Africa provide a means of______________.Check all that apply 
    • A. 

      Transforming humans into animals

    • B. 

      Blur age and gender

    • C. 

      Invoke supernatural forces

    • D. 

      Represent ideal type

  • 90. 
    Some of the earliest Europeans to trade with West Africa and to begin slave trade with Europe and the American were the____________________.
    • A. 

      Portuguese

    • B. 

      Spaniards

  • 91. 
    Serge Diaghilev was the impresario who go the greatest artists of hi time to contribute to____________.
  • 92. 
    The French Lumiėre Brothers, American Panopticon, and Vitascope are responsible for first ______________.
  • 93. 
    “Lles demoisellesd auignon” is regarded as a landmark of twentieth-century _______________.
  • 94. 
     “Shakespeare Suite, Peer Gynt Suite, Nutcracker Suite, and The River were all compositions written by duke Ellington TRUE or FALSE 
  • 95. 
    The movie is chiefly associated with _____________.
    • A. 

      Alexander Calder

    • B. 

      Caldelier Alex

  • 96. 
    Claes Oldenburg is most noted for_______________.
    • A. 

      Soft Sculpture

    • B. 

      Sculpture

  • 97. 
    Who coined the phrase “form follows Function”? Louis sullivanTrue or False 
  • 98. 
    ____________architecture is associated with Wright.
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Organic

    • C. 

      Simple