Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which is not an aspect of Chinese literati painting?
A. An interest in antique styles
B. Small scale
C. Made for friends or small audience
D. Use of strong colors
Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which people made the oldest known sculpture from sub-Saharan Africa?
Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Why is Zhao Mengfu unusual?
A. He was a high Yuan official.
B. He resigned his position with the Yuan court.
C. He refused association with the Yuan dynasty.
D. He combined poetry and painting
Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
What is the Japanese name for the popular art, usually woodcuts, that literally means “pictures of the floating world”?
Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
What are the stamped characters called that have been added to many Chinese letters and paintings?
Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
From where does the world’s oldest surviving fired pottery come?
Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which philosophy is evident in Monk Sewing attributed to Kao Ninga?
B. Pure Land Buddhism
Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
What do the parallel lines on the Ife portrait heads represent?
B. Ceremonial paint
C. A beaded veil
D. Scarification patterns
Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
You can tell a bodhisattva from a Buddha because a bodhisattva has:
A. simple monk’s robes.
B. a lotus throne.
C. a tuft of white hair between his eyes
D. lavish clothes and crown
Question 10 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which is a technique in Japan where a large wooden sculpture is constructed from smaller hollow blocks?
Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following is the first important surviving example of Chinese wood frame architecture?
C. Nanchan Temple
D. Qin Shihuangdi’s mausoleum
Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Byodo-in is designed to evoke the:
A. Forbidden Palace
B. Western Paradise
C. world mountain
D. home of Vishnu
Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
During the Heian period, Japan was culturally influenced by:
A. China and India.
B. India and Korea.
C. China and Cambodia
D. China and Korea
Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
In the 15th and 16th centuries, which tradition came to an end in Old Djenné because of rival warfare that caused the city to decline?
B. Stone architecture
C. Bronze casting
D. Ceramic sculpture
Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which characteristic do the eyes of Nok sculptural figures have in common?
A. They are left blank
B. They are painted.
C. They are “D”-shaped.
D. Their height is greater than their width
Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
What is the symbol of purity on the top of the Great Friday Mosque in Djenné?
A. Ivory tusk
B. Gold leaf covered crescent moon
C. Ostrich egg
D. Abstract mask
Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The numumusow of the Mande-speaking people use what method to make their pottery?
D. Slab construction
Question 18 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following is a specialist in ritual that opens the lines of communication between the supernatural and human worlds?
Question 19 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The samurai ruled Japan during which of the following periods?
Question 20 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
On which occasion is an ere ibeji made?
A. When a contract is agreed upon
B. When a youth is initiated into adulthood
C. When a woman cannot conceive children
D. When a twin dies