Lit And Arts Final Study Guide

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  • 1. 
    Who is usually regarded as the pioneer of musical romanticism?
    • A. 

      Beethoven

    • B. 

      Chopin

    • C. 

      Haydn

    • D. 

      Brahms

  • 2. 
    Who were the great musical virtuosos of the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Beethoven, Haydn, Liszt

    • B. 

      Chopin, Berlioz, Scarlatti

    • C. 

      Liszt, Chopin, and Paganini

    • D. 

      Mussorgsky, Smetana, and Paganini

  • 3. 
    What did Chopin, Mussorgsky, and Smetana have in Common?
    • A. 

      They were Russian expatriates living in Paris.

    • B. 

      They were Polish.

    • C. 

      They incorporated traditional folk tunes into their compositions.

    • D. 

      They composed exclusively for violin and orchestra.

  • 4. 
    Who was the greatest Italian opera composer of the 19th century?
    • A. 

      Monteverdi

    • B. 

      Verdi

    • C. 

      Puccini

    • D. 

      Palestrina

  • 5. 
    What 1853 work broke new ground in the history of opera by dealing with contemporary life rather than a historical or mythological subject?
    • A. 

      Nabucco

    • B. 

      Rigoletto

    • C. 

      Lusia Miller

    • D. 

      La Traviata

  • 6. 
    Who composed the Fantastic Symphony?
    • A. 

      Wagner

    • B. 

      Beethoven

    • C. 

      Chopin

    • D. 

      Berlioz

  • 7. 
    What did Richard Wagner mean by Gesamtkunstwerk?
    • A. 

      Super Consciousness

    • B. 

      Complete Art Work

    • C. 

      Total Immersion

    • D. 

      Super Consciousness

  • 8. 
    What is the title of Richard Wagner's most monumental operatic work?
    • A. 

      Norma

    • B. 

      The Sorrows of Young Werther

    • C. 

      The Ring Cycle

    • D. 

      Aida

  • 9. 
    Who was the most important Spanish artist of Romanticism?
    • A. 

      Goya

    • B. 

      Ingres

    • C. 

      Velazquez

    • D. 

      Chateaubriand

  • 10. 
    Which French painter was the creator of Raft of the Medusa (1818)?
    • A. 

      Gustave Courbet

    • B. 

      Delacroix

    • C. 

      Girodet-Trioson

    • D. 

      Gericault

  • 11. 
    Which of these 19th century artists were known especially for their scenes depicting nature?
    • A. 

      Constable and Turner

    • B. 

      Daumier and Goya

    • C. 

      David and Gericault

    • D. 

      Delacroix and Casper Freidrich

  • 12. 
    What of the following were parts of the basis for the German literary movement known as Sturm and Drang?
    • A. 

      The rejection of the ideals of the French Romantic literary movement.

    • B. 

      The inspiration of German society with a sense of unity and nationalism.

    • C. 

      The rejection of the neoclassical ideas of reason, order and balance.

    • D. 

      The compilation of German folklore and mythology.

  • 13. 
    Who was the founder of the Romantic movement in English Poetry?
    • A. 

      John Keats

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth

    • C. 

      Percy Bysshe Shelly

    • D. 

      Charles Dickens

  • 14. 
    What important French Realist novelist described the banal life of bourgeois Emma Bovary?
    • A. 

      Tolstoy

    • B. 

      Hugo

    • C. 

      Balzac

    • D. 

      Flaubert

  • 15. 
    Who is considered to be the most important Russian author of the 1800's?
    • A. 

      Leo Tolstoy

    • B. 

      Jean Ingres

    • C. 

      Herman Melville

    • D. 

      Modest Mussorgsky

  • 16. 
    Which of Charles Dickens novels criticized the treatment of the poor in workhouses?
    • A. 

      A Tale of Two Cities

    • B. 

      Our Mutual Friend

    • C. 

      Oliver Twist

    • D. 

      Pickwick Papers

  • 17. 
    What was the subject of Henry David Thoreau's Walden?
    • A. 

      The nature of existence.

    • B. 

      The redefinition of men and women's roles in the 19th century.

    • C. 

      Political justice and equality.

    • D. 

      The intersection of spiritual and the material world.

  • 18. 
    Who were the Transcendentalists?
    • A. 

      A group of French poets whose work dealt with spiritual themes

    • B. 

      A group of American writers inspired by the natural world

    • C. 

      A group of French composers who sought to convey images through music

    • D. 

      A group of English painters whose works portrayed nature

  • 19. 
    What is Walt Whitman's most important work?
    • A. 

      Ode to a Nightingale

    • B. 

      Crossing Brooklyn Ferry

    • C. 

      Drum Taps

    • D. 

      Leaves of Grass

  • 20. 
    The Execution of the Madrilenos is by:
    • A. 

      Jacques-Louis David

    • B. 

      Eugene Delacroix

    • C. 

      Jean Louis Andre Theodore Gericault

    • D. 

      Francisco Goya

  • 21. 
    What period would World War I bring to a close?
    • A. 

      The Belle Epoque

    • B. 

      The Modern Era

    • C. 

      The Edwardian period

    • D. 

      The Victorian Period

  • 22. 
    Who was the author of Thus Spake Zarathustra?
    • A. 

      Descartes

    • B. 

      Nietzsche

    • C. 

      Goethe

    • D. 

      Plato

  • 23. 
    What was Friedrich Nietzche's view of the condition of western civilization in the 1880's and 1890's?
    • A. 

      Humans were not able to live in a secular society.

    • B. 

      The chaos of the times was due to industrialization.

    • C. 

      Stability could be gained by a return to Classical models and ideals.

    • D. 

      Religion and democracy were erroneous ideals.

  • 24. 
    How did Dejeuner sur l'Herbe (Luncheon on the Grass) break with the stylistic tradition of the past?
    • A. 

      The figures were placed in broad, flat color fields.

    • B. 

      The painting included both male and female nudes.

    • C. 

      The painting used pyramidal arrangement for the figures.

    • D. 

      The painting's subjects were expressionless.

  • 25. 
    Which of Monet's paintings exemplifies his emphasis on conveying light and color?
    • A. 

      A Bar at the Folie-Bergere

    • B. 

      Nympheas (Water Lilies)

    • C. 

      Two Girls at the Piano

    • D. 

      Mont Sainte-Victoire

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