Humanities Final, Practice Quiz

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Humanities Final, Practice Quiz

Humanities Final Practice Test I just took the time to make studying a little bit more entertaining than flashcards. Just study for a while and you will get a final score at the end. Looks like spelling counts all questions and answers I got from the awesome email from Sabah. Good Luck --danielbernal


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earliest evidence of religious beliefs can be found in ___________.
    • A. 

      Funerary offerings

    • B. 

      Early Architecture

    • C. 

      Musical Compositions

  • 2. 
    In Egyptian society, the role of the priests was to _______________.  
  • 3. 
    According to their religion, Egyptians were promised the__________________.
  • 4. 
    Most important in the early phase of Sumerian Culture was the development of _____________.
  • 5. 
    Around 2700 B.C.E. the ruler of Uruk was________________.
  • 6. 
    Neither the Egyptians of the Old Kingdom nor the Sumerians paid any attention to the Greeks because______________.
  • 7. 
    The Mycenaean’s were famous in mythology for the ______________.
  • 8. 
    Unlike Minoan architects, Mycenaean architects_________________.
  • 9. 
    The Battle of Marathon was important for Greece because_____________.
  • 10. 
    Greek ideas were spread throughout the ancient world by_____________.
  • 11. 
    The Greeks had enormous confidence in the power of
  • 12. 
    In his concern for realism and social injustice, the tragedian closest to our own time_______________.
  • 13. 
    The interesting boycott in Lysistrata involves _________.
  • 14. 
    “Beauty consists of the proportion of the parts.” This statement is characteristic of the Classical Greek vision because  this beauty was created by the power of human intellect, the interrelationships of the parts of the human body are balanced and beauty ___________________.
  • 15. 
    The Classical preoccupation with proportion was first illustrated in architecture with______________.
  • 16. 
    _____________different distances and thicknesses of columns, and outward leaning entablature.
  • 17. 
    The Ionic frieze on the Parthenon depicts____________.
    • A. 

      Fall of Romans.

    • B. 

      Procession of Athenians.

    • C. 

      Rise of Cairo.

  • 18. 
    The sculptor who had the greatest influence on later Hellenistic art was__________________.
  • 19. 
    The chief buildings in Pergamum... Temple of  ___________.
  • 20. 
    The Phaedo describes Socrates last hours discussing ___________ with friends.
  • 21. 
    To the Greeks, “harmony” in music meant to separate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False--Play softly

    • C. 

      False--Play emotionaly

    • D. 

      False--Join together

  • 22. 
    Augustus achieved______________________________________.
    • A. 

      Restoration of peace

    • B. 

      Restoration of belief in Rome’s destiny

    • C. 

      Encouragement of the arts literature and buildings of public works

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Does not apply to Augustus

  • 23. 
    The Aeneid was designed to honor Rome and Augustus, be the roman national epic, be a worthy successor to Homer. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Not the Aeneid

  • 24. 
    One problem that Imperial Rome failed to solve was ___________.  
  • 25. 
    The only light source in the Pantheon is ______________.  
    • A. 

      Ventana

    • B. 

      There is no source of light in the Pantheon

    • C. 

      Oculus

    • D. 

      Lightoculus

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