A Quiz On Art Appreciation: Trivia!

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  • 1. 
    The building material that the Romans developed was:
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Concrete

    • D. 

      Tar

  • 2. 
    A Kore is 
    • A. 

      An Archaic, nude female statue

    • B. 

      An Archaic, clothed female statue

    • C. 

      A Classical, nude male

    • D. 

      An Archaic, nude male

  • 3. 
    A fibula is
    • A. 

      A brooch or pin that is used to hold a garment together usually at the shoulder

    • B. 

      A bone in your arm

    • C. 

      A medal for an ancient Roman

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Italian for “set against “or counterpoise, shifting most of your weight on one leg.
    • A. 

      Contrapposto

    • B. 

      Counter Shifting

    • C. 

      Standing Erect

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The room in the temple that housed the image of the god to whom the temple was dedicated to
    • A. 

      Basillica

    • B. 

      Holy Room

    • C. 

      Cella

    • D. 

      Transcept

  • 6. 
    This column has a base; the capital incorporates a double scroll
    • A. 

      Doric

    • B. 

      Corinthian

    • C. 

      Tuscan

    • D. 

      Ionic

  • 7. 
    The monumental structure, originating in Rome, pierced by at least one arched passageway and erected to honor an important person or commemorate a significant event.
    • A. 

      Temple

    • B. 

      Equestrian Statue

    • C. 

      Triumphal arch

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    A significant feature on the exterior of Roman architecture is
    • A. 

      Doric Columns

    • B. 

      Porticos

    • C. 

      Arches

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Tumuli were tombs of
    • A. 

      Romans

    • B. 

      Greeks

    • C. 

      Egyptians

    • D. 

      Etruscans

  • 10. 
    Spolia is
    • A. 

      Paintings found in Etruscan tombs

    • B. 

      The reuse of reliefs, sculptures, etc put in a different place

    • C. 

      New pioeces of architecture and reliefs

    • D. 

      None of the above