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Art


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  • 1. 
    The sculpture is a product of which of  the following cultures?
    • A. 

      Archaic Greece

    • B. 

      Classical Greece

    • C. 

      Hellenistic Greece

    • D. 

      Imperial Rome

  • 2. 
    The previous sculpture is made principally of 
    • A. 

      Painted marble

    • B. 

      Painted limestone

    • C. 

      Hollow-cast bronze

    • D. 

      Terra-cotta

  • 3. 
    Ornamentation on the surfaces of Islamic religious architecture often includes
    • A. 

      Figures of religious leaders

    • B. 

      Mythological characters

    • C. 

      Historical scenes

    • D. 

      Calligraphic panels

  • 4. 
    The central symbolic image of this work refers to 
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Christ

    • C. 

      A patron saint

    • D. 

      Dionysus

  • 5. 
    The previous work is a 
    • A. 

      Mosaic

    • B. 

      Fresco

    • C. 

      Encaustic

    • D. 

      Oil painting

  • 6. 
    The previous work was made int he fifth century C.E. in  
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Ravenna

    • C. 

      Pompeii

    • D. 

      Reims

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      CLerestory

    • B. 

      Nave

    • C. 

      Ambulatory

    • D. 

      Vaulting

  • 8. 
    Jan van Eyck is know for his early use of 
    • A. 

      Oil paint

    • B. 

      Egg tempera paint

    • C. 

      Chiaroscuro

    • D. 

      Gouache

  • 9. 
    The relief is the product of which of the following cultures?
    • A. 

      Imperial Rome

    • B. 

      Hellenistic Greek

    • C. 

      Byzantine

    • D. 

      Carolingian

  • 10. 
    The previous relief depicts a 
    • A. 

      Gathering in the underworld

    • B. 

      Liturgical procession

    • C. 

      Strategic retreat

    • D. 

      Celebration of conquest

  • 11. 
    As exemplified by the  previous relief, the art of the culture is distinguished by its interest in 
    • A. 

      Historical narrative

    • B. 

      Classical mythology

    • C. 

      Satirical commentary

    • D. 

      Religious sermonizing

  • 12. 
    The construction technique typically used to cover the nave in early Romanesque cathedrals is called
    • A. 

      A dome

    • B. 

      A colonnade

    • C. 

      Barrel vaulting

    • D. 

      Coffering

  • 13. 
    In order to achieve great height and plentiful light, Byzantine churches often used a dome raised from a larger hemisphere by triangular sections called 
    • A. 

      Pendentives

    • B. 

      Groin volts

    • C. 

      Apses

    • D. 

      Corbels

  • 14. 
    All of the following features are typically found in an Early Christian basilica EXCEPT a 
    • A. 

      Wooden roof

    • B. 

      Longitudinal nave

    • C. 

      Groin vault

    • D. 

      Large cleretory

  • 15. 
    The agitated, linear style apparent in this seated evangelist portrait is typical of 
    • A. 

      Roman classicism

    • B. 

      The Carolingian Renaissance

    • C. 

      Byzantine manuscript illumination

    • D. 

      Phidian sculpture

  • 16. 
    Mycenaean builders constructed the relieving triangle by  a technique called 
    • A. 

      Post and lintel

    • B. 

      Vaulting

    • C. 

      Corbeling

    • D. 

      Battered wall

  • 17. 
    Which of the following cultures produced this sarcophogus
    • A. 

      Etruscan

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Roman

    • D. 

      Egyptian

  • 18. 
    Religious objects such as this one were produced primarily for
    • A. 

      Court ritual

    • B. 

      Private devotion

    • C. 

      Architectural devotion

    • D. 

      Burial purposes

  • 19. 
    The piece is called
    • A. 

      A lintel

    • B. 

      An altar

    • C. 

      A frieze

    • D. 

      A triptych

  • 20. 
    The style and iconography of the piece suggest that it is
    • A. 

      Hiberno-Saxon

    • B. 

      Byzantine

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Gothic

  • 21. 
    The enclosed space of a mosque serves as a 
    • A. 

      Shrine for a cult image

    • B. 

      Mortuary temple for Muslim rulers

    • C. 

      Marketplace and temple

    • D. 

      Hall for prayer and communal gathering

  • 22. 
    The famous Leaning Tower of Piza is actually a 
    • A. 

      Town hall

    • B. 

      Bell tower

    • C. 

      Prison

    • D. 

      Baptistry

  • 23. 
    The work is
    • A. 

      A comic book illustration

    • B. 

      A tapestry

    • C. 

      Part of an illuminated manuscript

    • D. 

      A silk-screen print

  • 24. 
    The work is characterized by 
    • A. 

      Stylized forms

    • B. 

      Atmospheric perspective

    • C. 

      Chiaroscuro

    • D. 

      Tonal modeling

  • 25. 
    The work comes from which of the following periods of cultures
    • A. 

      Persian

    • B. 

      Medieval

    • C. 

      Renaissance

    • D. 

      Chinese

  • 26. 
    Encaustic can best be described as 
    • A. 

      A printmaking process

    • B. 

      A paint medium using wax

    • C. 

      A jewelry making technique

    • D. 

      Fired clay

  • 27. 
    The painted, low relief sculpture is representative of the culture of 
    • A. 

      Old Kingdom Egypt

    • B. 

      The Aegean Bronze Age

    • C. 

      Ancient Mesopotamia

    • D. 

      Early Mesoamerica

  • 28. 
    The relief served all of the following purposes EXCEPT to
    • A. 

      Suggest status and power

    • B. 

      Decorate a tomb

    • C. 

      Provide for the ka

    • D. 

      Document a specific event

  • 29. 
    The vessel was made in 
    • A. 

      Republican Rome

    • B. 

      Imperial Rome

    • C. 

      Archaic Greece

    • D. 

      Hellenistic Greece

  • 30. 
    The shape of the vessel indicated that it was used for 
    • A. 

      Storing oil

    • B. 

      Blending cosmetics

    • C. 

      Mixing wine and water

    • D. 

      Sifting grain

  • 31. 
    Hiberno-Saxon manuscripts such as the Book of Kells often included
    • A. 

      Naturalistic landscapes

    • B. 

      Representations of the last Judgement

    • C. 

      Donor portraits

    • D. 

      Abstraction intertwined animal forms

  • 32. 
    The term "iconoclasm" may be defined as the 
    • A. 

      Movement within Christianity that banned and destroyed images

    • B. 

      Study of the meaning of subject matter in art

    • C. 

      Screen that separated the sanctuary from the body of an early Christian Church

    • D. 

      Technique in which a design is cut into a hard surface with a sharp instrument

  • 33. 
    The work is a
    • A. 

      Fresco

    • B. 

      Wall painting

    • C. 

      Limestone relief

    • D. 

      Mosaic

  • 34. 
    The work depicts a battle in which
    • A. 

      Anglo-Saxons were defeated by the Duke William at Hastings

    • B. 

      The Greeks won a naval war against the Persians at Salamis

    • C. 

      Alexander the Great overthrew King Darius III

    • D. 

      Rome was sacked by the invading Visigoths

  • 35. 
    The architectural style of this portal is 
    • A. 

      Classical Roman

    • B. 

      Early Christian

    • C. 

      Romanesque

    • D. 

      Islamic

  • 36. 
    The lunette-shaped space above the doors is called a 
    • A. 

      Tympanum

    • B. 

      Pediment

    • C. 

      Jamb

    • D. 

      Frieze

  • 37. 
    The decoration on portals of this period represents the widespread reemergence of European monumental stone sculpture not seen since
    • A. 

      Classical Greece

    • B. 

      The Late Roman Empire

    • C. 

      The Carolingian revival

    • D. 

      The Gothic period

  • 38. 
       The palace at Knossos was built by
    • A. 

      The Minoan civilization in Crete, ca. 1600-1400 BCE

    • B. 

      The Greek colonies in Italy, ca. 500 c.e.

    • C. 

      A pre-Classical Greek city-state

    • D. 

      An early Roman emperor

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Caliphs

    • B. 

      Royalty

    • C. 

      Pilgrams

    • D. 

      Merchants

  • 40. 
    Roman floors often had decorations in 
    • A. 

      Mosaics

    • B. 

      Terra-cotta

    • C. 

      Fresco

    • D. 

      Carved wood

  • 41. 
    The Egyptian New Kingdom complex shown below  was constructed for
    • A. 

      Hatshepsut

    • B. 

      Ramses II

    • C. 

      Imhotep

    • D. 

      Akhenaten

  • 42. 
    True fresco is painting on 
    • A. 

      Canvas

    • B. 

      Wet plaster

    • C. 

      Treated wood

    • D. 

      Silk

  • 43. 
    Romanesque and Gothic cathedrals have which of the following in common
    • A. 

      Flying buttresses used as exterior supports for high ceiling

    • B. 

      A floor plan designed essentially in the shape of a cross

    • C. 

      Large tracery windows used in the clerestory

    • D. 

      Groined vaulting and round arches use to span large areas

  • 44. 
    6. The building shown is the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.      With which religion is the building directly associated? Discuss the building’s structure and ornamentation     in relation to its religious significance. (5 minutes)  
  • 45. 
  • 46. 
     Identify the work shown. What was its intended meaning? Analyze how formal and symbolic elements are used  in the work to communicate its intended meaning. (10 minutes)