Spring 2010 - Pac801 - Final Exam Practice

53 Questions | Total Attempts: 266

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Spring Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was NOT an architect?
    • A. 

      John Haviland

    • B. 

      Nicholas Biddle

    • C. 

      Louis Kahn

    • D. 

      William Strickland

    • E. 

      Frank Furness

  • 2. 
    The _______ was a musical instrument used in minstrel shows and became a symbol of negative stereotypes of African–Americans.
  • 3. 
    The Delaware creation story references a ___________ rising up out of the water as the formation of the earth.
  • 4. 
    ______  ________, was a film noir fiction writer from Philadelphia and a Temple graduate, who was most famous for Down there (Shoot the Piano Player).
  • 5. 
    ______ _______ thought of Philadelphia as a "holy experiment" in the sense that its inhabitants would have religious and political freedom not available anywhere else.
  • 6. 
    The _____________ was a patented English process, an alternative to the Daguerreotype, based on the negative-positive process.
  • 7. 
    What is Joseph Saxton best known for doing, specifically?
    • A. 

      Making the first American Daguerreotype from the window of the US Mint at Chestnut and Juniper Streets in 1839.

    • B. 

      For inventing the Daguerreotype in 1839..

    • C. 

      For helping to make photography a commercial industry.

  • 8. 
    In the early 19th century, Charles Willson Peale’s Philadelphia Museum on the second floor of Independence Hall, featured portraits of the founding fathers painted by Peale and specimens of natural history, including the fossilized skeleton of a ________ he excavated. 
  • 9. 
    Whose portrait did Gustavus Hesselius NOT paint?
    • A. 

      Tischohan

    • B. 

      Sitting Bull

    • C. 

      Lapowinska

  • 10. 
    The famous painting, _______   _______, by Thomas Eakins was painted for exhibition at the 1876 Centennial (in Memorial Hall) but it was rejected because it was considered too realistic, with its graphic bloody depiction of surgery.
  • 11. 
     What is the name of the particular literary setting in Philadelphia that is being described below: “The front of the mansion, one plain mass of black and red brick, disposed like the alternate colors of a chessboard, looked towards the south. A massive hall-door, defended by heavy pillars, and surmounted by an intricate cornice, all carved and sculptured into hideous satyr-faces.”
  • 12. 
    Surveyor, ______ ________ took years to provide his long-awaited “Map of the Improved Part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America” which was eventually published in London in 1687.
  • 13. 
    Benjamin Henry Latrobe was the U.S.’s first professional ____________
  • 14. 
    The ________ Museum in Doylestown, named for its founder contains more than 50,000 objects from over 60 early American trades, which document the changing industry in Pennsylvania.
  • 15. 
    _________ ________was a French architect and urban planner who improved the plan for the Parkway and modeled it on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in Paris.
  • 16. 
    John Moran practiced photography and wrote about the medium as:
    • A. 

      Technology

    • B. 

      Art

    • C. 

      Journalism

  • 17. 
    ______ ______ was a Quaker statesman, book collector and a member of Proprietary Party. He was friend and advisor to William Penn and set up a large country estate called ‘Stenton.’
  • 18. 
    On May 17, 1838: an anti‐Abolitionist mob burned the recently constructed ________   ____at Race and 6th Streets.
  • 19. 
    Which of the following artists was not a painter
    • A. 

      Thomas Moran

    • B. 

      Mary Cassat

    • C. 

      George Lippard

    • D. 

      Thomas Eakins

    • E. 

      Benjamin West

  • 20. 
    ________ ________ was named one of the Best Parks & Plazas by the Partners for Public Spaces.
  • 21. 
    ______   _____, was an artist who was inspired by anatomy and the human body.  He would eventually by ousted from his teaching position at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts because he had allowed nudity in a mixed gendered classroom.
  • 22. 
    The first historian of Philadelphia photography was the retired daguerrean Marcus Aurelius _________.
  • 23. 
    Who was NOT part of the original group of illustrators that would form the Ashcan school?
    • A. 

      William Glackens

    • B. 

      John Sloan

    • C. 

      Frank Furness

    • D. 

      Everett Shinn

  • 24. 
    George Lippard was a 19th century writer and founder of the Brotherhood of the Union, whose most famous work was _____________ which was initially given in several parts and based of the real 1843 trial of Singleton Mercer who was tried for the murder of his sister's rapist.
  • 25. 
    Caleb Crain recounts in his historical summary of the events surrounding the Quaker banishment to Virginia in 1777 that the remaining Quaker families directly appealed their husbands imprisonment by writing and visiting what influential American leader?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Sam Adams

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      William Allen