Prehistoric Art In Europe Quiz! Trivia

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Prehistoric Art In Europe Quiz! Trivia

Do you know anything about prehistoric art in Europe? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The art of Europe or Western art encompasses the history of visual art in Europe. European prehistoric art began as mobile upper Paleolithic rock, and cave paintings are the characteristic of this particular period of time in art. Conquer this quiz and see how much you know about prehistoric art in Europe.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Elaborate narrative scenes with small figures, everyday scenes" from Cogul, Spain dating back to c. 4,000-2000 BCE is known as what?
  • 2. 
    "Post and lintel" is......
  • 3. 
    Describe Menhir alignments at Menec, Camac, France
  • 4. 
    B.C.E is synonymous with what another acronym?
    • A. 

      Bronze Center Estimate-B.C.E.

    • B. 

      Before Christ-B.C.

    • C. 

      Common Era

    • D. 

      Bronze Center

    • E. 

      All are correct

  • 5. 
    Venus of Willendorf is made up of what raw material or substance?
    • A. 

      Sand and Mudd

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Rock, Mudd, and Sticks

    • D. 

      Limestone and Red Ocher

    • E. 

      Is not known

  • 6. 
    Beginning 40,000 years B.C.E., the Paleolithic Period was known for?
    • A. 

      Pictographs

    • B. 

      Architecture

    • C. 

      B and E

    • D. 

      Cuneiform

    • E. 

      Cave art and sculpture

  • 7. 
    ____________ Period and ______________ Period came before the Iron Age (c. 1,000 B.C.E.).
  • 8. 
    Woman of Ostrava Petrkovice comes from what region of the world?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Central America

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Czech Republic

    • E. 

      Montego Bay

  • 9. 
    This cave art painting is of __________. And it is known to be called/titled as ______________.
  • 10. 
    In what cave, is the most complex cave paintings discovered in?
    • A. 

      Lascaux Cave, France

    • B. 

      Altamira Cave, Altamira, Spain

    • C. 

      Chauvet Cave, France

    • D. 

      New Grange Cave, Mesopatamia

    • E. 

      Carnac Cave, Carnac, Russia

  • 11. 
    Wall decorations in the ______________  are the "most impressive of all Paleolithic art."
  • 12. 
    The Great Halls of Bulls is composed of which 3 animal groups?
    • A. 

      Cheetahs, stags and horses

    • B. 

      Bulls, horses, and stags

    • C. 

      Lions, tigers, and bears... oh my! :)

    • D. 

      Bulls, rhinos, and goats

    • E. 

      Horses, rhinos and bulls

  • 13. 
    Bison modeled in _______ relief, standing out far from the background plane. (from Le Tuc d'Audoubert, France.)
  • 14. 
    Wadjinas is also literally known as what?
    • A. 

      Spirit Cloud

    • B. 

      Wadelet Ninja

    • C. 

      Clouds Ghost

    • D. 

      Wad ya mean???

    • E. 

      Cloud Spirit

  • 15. 
    The Neolithic Period dates from __________ to 2300 B.C.?
    • A. 

      8,0000

    • B. 

      9,000

    • C. 

      25,000

    • D. 

      7,5000

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    "Layers of flat stones without mortar from walls, with each layer (course) projecting slightly inward over the one below" is the meaning of what term?
  • 17. 
    What are menhirs?
    • A. 

      Big stones

    • B. 

      Clay tablets covered with ocher

    • C. 

      Single vertical megaliths

    • D. 

      Cobblestoned reeds

  • 18. 
    Tools as "art" was prominent in what period of time?
    • A. 

      Mesolithic Period

    • B. 

      Paleolithic Period

    • C. 

      Neolithic Period

    • D. 

      Stone Period

    • E. 

      Bronze Age

  • 19. 
    What are two types of sculpture described in this chapter? Describe them.
  • 20. 
    List cave art painting techniques.
  • 21. 
  • 22. 
    The period of time where Paleolithic and Neolithic periods overlap is sometimes called...?
  • 23. 
    Describe rock shelter art.
  • 24. 
    Describe the feature(s) of Stonehenge starting with the meaning of "henge".  
  • 25. 
    List all stonehenges discussed in the study guide.