Humn 101 - Unit 10 The Visual Arts In Ancient Greece

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 64

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Visual Art Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The greek word for a life-size statue of an athlete is: Apoxyomenes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Amphora is the geometric style of vase painting
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A kouros is not a male servant sculpture
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Foreshortening means that an object appears shorter and more compressed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Perspective is not the angle from which something is seen
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Some ways we know about greek art are ...
    • A. 

      What we dig out of the ground

    • B. 

      Based on surviving artifacts

    • C. 

      Roman art

  • 7. 
    Significance of the vase-painting dubbed "warrior's leave taking"
    • A. 

      Egyptian style of frontality; but also a shift when you focus on the greek foot and roman foot

    • B. 

      Uses the principle of foreshortening

    • C. 

      Adhears strickly to the principles of egyptian frontality

  • 8. 
    Myron's Discobolus (c. 450 B.C.) (the disc-thrower) is one of the best examples of greek architecture because it is:
    • A. 

      Makes a new adaption of many very ancient models

    • B. 

      Is very sophisticated in appearance

    • C. 

      Is not very greek