Senior Humanities Intro Quiz

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 210

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This quiz covers basic definition and characteristics of humanities, historiography, and primary and secondary sources


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What factors must be considered when looking at sources? What are some questions a historiographer must ask in the process of determining an accurate statement? What makes a statement more accurate? Do you think generally primary sources are more accurate or secondary sources?
  • 2. 
    What are the humanities? What are some of the major themes and how are they relevant today?
  • 3. 
    Which is NOT a major theme in the humanities?
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Music

    • C. 

      Architecture

    • D. 

      History

  • 4. 
    The humanities provide an insight into everything; they teach us to think critically and use reasoning.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Theough contemplating sculpture, the humanities bring clarity to the future by raising ethical questions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The study of how history is written
    • A. 

      Historiography

    • B. 

      Humanities

    • C. 

      Sourcing

    • D. 

      Anthropology

  • 7. 
    The humanities can BEST be defined as 
    • A. 

      The study of manmade art

    • B. 

      The study of how history is written

    • C. 

      The study of how various cultures link to each other

    • D. 

      The study of how humans process and document the human experience

  • 8. 
    Check all that apply to a PRIMARY source
    • A. 

      Original

    • B. 

      Includes analysis

    • C. 

      Not altered

    • D. 

      Also called evidence

    • E. 

      Never biased and completely factual

    • F. 

      Occur at the time of the event

  • 9. 
    Check all that apply to a SECONDARY source
    • A. 

      Not altered

    • B. 

      Includes analysis, perspectives, and conclusion

    • C. 

      Is written during time of event

    • D. 

      Never accurate

    • E. 

      Example is a textbook

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