Columbia College ARTS 111 Quiz 4 (2015)

 

 

Question 1 2 / 2 points

The Minoan civilization was discovered by

Plato

Marinatos

Schliemann

Evans

Question 2 2 / 2 points

Cyclopaean refers to

a kind of wall

a citadel

a style of painting

a group of islands

Question 3 2 / 2 points

The two gold cups from Vapheio are

none of the above

Minoan and Mycenaean

Cycladic and Minoan

Mycenaean and Cycladic

Question 4 2 / 2 points

The heroes of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey may have come from

Athens

Minoan Crete

Mycenaean Greece

Santorini

Question 5 2 / 2 points

A type of Minoan script is

cuneiform

Linear B

hieroglyphics

none of the above

Question 6 0 / 2 points

Minoan goddesses or priestesses are often depicted holding

double axes

snakes

vases

plants

Question 7 2 / 2 points

Minoan Civilization is generally dated

2500 to 1500 BC

3000 to 1100 BC

4000 to 1000 BC

3500 to 1000 BC

Question 8 2 / 2 points

A corbeled vault is

a kind of tomb

a means of transporting water

the level of windows above the central passageway to let light in from outside

concentric stone rings piled to make an arch or domed room

Question 9 2 / 2 points

Mycenaean shrines were

at the edge of the sea

on hillsides

in temples

in palaces

Question 10 2 / 2 points

Which is not a Minoan site?

Knossos

Phaistos

Mycenae

Palaikastro

Chapter 5 Question Pool

Question 11 2 / 2 points

Which is not part of the Parthenon plan?

propylaea

pronaos

naos

treasury

Question 12 2 / 2 points

Chryselephantine is

decorated with gold and ivory

a colonnade

an arcade

all of the above

Question 13 2 / 2 points

Which of the following was not a famous woman in ancient Greece?

Artemisia

Iaia of Kyzikos

Sappho of Lesbos

Aspasia

Question 14 2 / 2 points

Apollo's sacred islands was

Crete

Delos

Delphi

Thera

Question 15 2 / 2 points

Alexander the Great was

a Macedonian

a Pergamene

an Athenian

a Persian

Question 16 2 / 2 points

The Parthenon metopes represented

the battle between gods and Titans

the battle between Lapiths and Centaurs

all of the above

the battle between Greeks and Trojans

Question 17 2 / 2 points

Which of the following is not a Greek god or goddess?

Artemis

Hestia

Ares

Venus

Question 18 2 / 2 points

Contrapposto is

standing at attention

a torso shift

stepping forward

a twist at the neck

Question 19 2 / 2 points

What subject was portrayed on the frieze around the Parthenon?

Dionysiac Procession

Battle of Gods and Giants

Panathenaic Procession

Labors of Herakles

Question 20 2 / 2 points

Which is not part of the Erechtheum?

the Ionic Order

an irregular plan

Doric columns

caryatids

Chapter 6 Question Pool

Question 21 2 / 2 points

Architectural sculpture decorated the _____ of the Etruscan temple?

interior

sides

roof

pediment

Question 22 2 / 2 points

A popular Etruscan building material was

travertine

terracotta

tufa

concrete

Question 23 2 / 2 points

Etruscan burials included

iron objects

bronze objects

ivory objects

all of the above

Question 24 2 / 2 points

The term "Etruscan" is

Lydian

Roman

Tyrrhenian

Greek

Question 25 2 / 2 points

A necropolis is a

a city beneath sea level

an underground city

someone who likes dead people

a city of the dead

Question 26 2 / 2 points

Terracotta sarcophagi showing life sized reclining figures are most typical of the

Etruscans

republican Romans

Greeks

Sumerians

Question 27 2 / 2 points

Which is not an Etruscan material?

papyrus

terra cotta

bronze

tufa

Question 28 2 / 2 points

Etruscan art is

lively

rigid frontality and symmetry

functional

geometric

Question 29 2 / 2 points

The wall paintings in Etruscan tombs show

events from everyday life

battle scenes

scenes of female admiration of male heroism

banqueters

Question 30 2 / 2 points

The Etruscan temple differed from the Greek temple because it had

a pitched roof

a podium

exterior decoration

a columned porch

Chapter 7 Question Pool

Question 31 2 / 2 points

Nero, as described by Suetonius, exemplifies

grandiosity

political know-how

military strategy

generosity

Question 32 2 / 2 points

Two streets intersecting at right angles in ancient Roman cities were the

castra and decumanus

insula and decumanus

cardo and decumanus

castra and cardo

Question 33 2 / 2 points

Hercules is the son of

Juno and Amphitryon

Alkmene and Amphitryon

Juno and Jupiter

Jupiter and Alkmene

Question 34 2 / 2 points

Which is not true of the Villa of the Mysteries frescoes?

they include details of landscape

they have a red background

the figures are naturalistic

they represent an initiation rite

Question 35 2 / 2 points

Which is true of Roman temples?

they have a front and a back porch

they were peripteral

they are pseudo-peripteral

they have a double cella

Question 36 2 / 2 points

Pompeii was destroyed in

the first century BC

AD 79

AD 121

under Nero

Question 37 2 / 2 points

The first known Roman forum dates from

the reign of Julius Caesar

the first century AD

the reign of Augustus

the 6th century BC

Question 38 2 / 2 points

In the Odyssey Landscape illustrated in this chapter

there is no landscape detail

people are hunting animals

cannibals are depicted

Laestrygonians are depicted helping Odysseus' men

Question 39 2 / 2 points

The Tophet refers to

a Punic shrine

a site of child sacrifice

a temple

a site of ritual suicide

Question 40 2 / 2 points

The Colosseum was constructed during the reign of

Vespasian

Trajan

Constantine

Nero

 

 

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