Philadelphia Arts And Culture Practice Quiz 1.5

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 276

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Philadelphia Quizzes & Trivia

This is the second practice quiz for Quiz 1 of Philadelphia Arts and Culture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ______ ______ was a Quaker statesman and a member of Proprietary Party. He was good friend and secretary to William Penn and built a large country estate called ‘Stenton.’  
  • 2. 
    _____ ______was a Quaker reformer known for his theatrical demonstrations of his beliefs.  He denounced slaveholders and men of war and a strict vegetarian.
  • 3. 
    _______ ______ was a scholarly mystic and alchemist who traveled to Germantown, PA with his followers to await the Millennium in the wilderness.
  • 4. 
    “Social activists and members of his faith celebrate ______ _____ as a founding father of the international movement to abolish slavery and one of its most effective advocates.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a major concept needed to understand the Quaker aesthetic?
    • A. 

      Kinship

    • B. 

      Consensus

    • C. 

      Cleverness

    • D. 

      Community

  • 6. 
    According to Bernard Herman in his introduction to “Quakers as Producers,” which of the following adjectives most accurately describes the Quakers aesthetic?
    • A. 

      Sumptuous

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Plain

    • D. 

      Boring

  • 7. 
    In the second half of the 17th century, the literacy rate in the American Colonies was lower than that of England. True or False?
  • 8. 
    One out of every four people owned a copy of  ______ _______ ________, issued by Benjamin Franklin and famous for its sayings like "A penny saved is a penny earned."
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