Prehistoric Art In Europe Quiz! Trivia

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Prehistoric Art In Europe Quiz! Trivia

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.