Fall 2010 Humanities Second Quiz B

12 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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This quiz covers art in the periods Renaissance, Baroque, Enlightenment, Neoclassical Romantic.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to our class lecture and your text, which of the following idea(s) is not associated with Baroque period? Key word is NOT. One correct answer.
    • A. 

      Naturalism

    • B. 

      Counter Reformation

    • C. 

      Idealism

    • D. 

      Absolutism

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    According to our class lecture and your text, what periods fall under the era of the  Enlightenment ? More than one period should be checked.
    • A. 

      Absolutism

    • B. 

      Rococo

    • C. 

      Neoclassical

    • D. 

      Impressionism

  • 3. 
    Which era of art history is directly linked to the 1st (1789) French Revolution?
    • A. 

      Baroque

    • B. 

      Romanticism

    • C. 

      Renaissance

    • D. 

      Neo Classical

    • E. 

      Impressionism

  • 4. 
    According to your text and our class lectures, the painting "Death of Socrates" by David, has many qualities of the Enlightenment. Two examples are...
    • A. 

      Teaching is the highest profession.

    • B. 

      It is honorable to die for a noble cause.

    • C. 

      Government is for the people not itself

    • D. 

      Sharing of ideas is the way to enlightenment.

    • E. 

      Individuals should question authority

  • 5. 
    The painting "Death of the Virgin" by Caravaggio is an example of what period in Art?
    • A. 

      Baroque

    • B. 

      Renaissance

    • C. 

      Romantic

    • D. 

      Neo Classical

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    From your text and our lecture, check the three issues the church had with the painting “Death of the Virgin” by Caravaggio?
    • A. 

      The figure representing Mary was painted realistic as a corpse.

    • B. 

      Caravaggio employed a corpse as his model.

    • C. 

      The representing Mary portrayed with bare feet.

    • D. 

      Caravaggio used the likeness of the Pope's niece as Mary Magdalene.

  • 7. 
    A popular theme during the Realistic period was.. (one correct answer)
    • A. 

      The power of nature.

    • B. 

      Heroes

    • C. 

      The world of the average person.

    • D. 

      Gods glory over the Earth and men.

    • E. 

      Greek gods

  • 8. 
    According to your text and the class lectures, check all that apply to the Rococo period. (more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Beautiful

    • B. 

      Immoral

    • C. 

      Didactic/ morally teaching

    • D. 

      Elitist/ socially separate

  • 9. 
    Check all that apply. Some of the factors that lead to the Neo classical period are..(more than one correct answer)
    • A. 

      Lack of building materials for public buildings.

    • B. 

      Questioning absolutism.

    • C. 

      Immorality of the common person.

    • D. 

      Immorality of the ruling class.

  • 10. 
    According to your text and our class lectures some of the common themes during the Romantic period were..(more than one correct answer.)
    • A. 

      Curiosity.

    • B. 

      Ancient stories of Gods and Heroes.

    • C. 

      Great suffering.

    • D. 

      Injustice.

    • E. 

      The plight of the common person.

  • 11. 
    In a few sentences please answer the following question. How is the painting "The raft of the Medusa" a great example of the Romantic Period.
  • 12. 
    This your moment to shine. Comment on a topic that was not covered by this quiz.( I wished he would asked....) Five or six sentences