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Art 111 Mid Term



Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

1. 

Paleolithic animal paintings could not be described as:
a.
lively
b.
abstract
c.
naturalistic
d.
magical in purpose
e.
profile views
 

2. 

Woman (Venus) of Willendorf is a:
a.
Neolithic tomb figure
b.
Paleolithic engraving
c.
Paleolithic painting
d.
Paleolithic rock-cut relief
e.
small Paleolithic figure of a woman
 

3. 

Which of the following animals was least popular with Lascaux cave painters?
a.
bison
b.
horse
c.
bull
d.
bear
e.
rhinoceros
 

4. 

Important paintings from the Paleolithic period were found at:
a.
Stonehenge
b.
Lascaux
c.
Avebury
d.
Gasulla Gorge
e.
Hohlenstein-Stadel, Germany
 

5. 

Paleolithic artists often used a technique called __________ to depict the horns of animals.
a.
linear perspective
b.
optical perspective
c.
twisted perspective
d.
worm's eye perspective
e.
multi-linear perspective
 

6. 

The Middle Stone Age is known as the __________ period.
a.
Aurignacian
b.
Perigordian
c.
Magdalenian
d.
Mesolithic
e.
Paleolithic
 

7. 

The mural of the Deer Hunt from Çatal Hüyük was done during which period?
a.
Aurignacian
b.
Periogordian
c.
Magdalenian
d.
Neolithic
e.
Paleolithic
 

8. 

The purpose of images like the cave paintings at Altamira is thought to have been:
a.
decoration for the cave
b.
part of a ceremony to ensure success in the hunt
c.
the totem of the tribal chief
d.
an ex-voto for a man killed in a hunt
e.
a record of the previous season's kill
 

9. 

Twisted perspective is __________.
a.
optical
b.
fanciful
c.
descriptive
d.
true
e.
abstract
 

10. 

Paleolithic paintings of animals usually have been found
a.
in shallow rock shelters
b.
in connection with hearths and garbage pits
c.
on exposed boulders
d.
deep in caves that showed no sign of domestic habitation
e.
near water
 

11. 

Stonehenge dates from the __________ period.
a.
Paleolithic
b.
Proto-Mesolithic
c.
Mesolithic
d.
Neolithic
e.
Proto-Neolithic
 

12. 

The oldest planned town excavated so far is located at:
a.
Lascaux
b.
Vallon-Pont-d'Arc
c.
Jericho
d.
Çatal Hüyük
e.
Hohlenstein-Stadel, Germany
 

13. 

The oldest fortified city excavated so far is located at:
a.
Altamira
b.
Çatal Hüyük
c.
Lascaux
d.
Jericho
e.
Apollo 11 cave, Namibia
 

14. 

The human skulls which have been "reconstructed" were found at _________.
a.
Çatal Hüyük
b.
Altamira
c.
Jericho
d.
Lascaux
e.
Apollo 11 cave, Namibia
 

15. 

The Ziggurat at Ur can best be described as a:
a.
Sumerian burial ground
b.
fortified city-state
c.
palace for Naram-Sin
d.
Sumerian temple base
e.
blind arcade
 

16. 

Ishtar Gate, with its relief decorations of a dragon, lion and bull, comes from the city of:
a.
Lagash
b.
Persepolis
c.
Ur
d.
Babylon
e.
Ctesiphon
 

17. 

Papyrus-blossom capitals would most likely be found in
a.
Lascaux
b.
Jericho
c.
Persia
d.
Israel
e.
Egypt
 

18. 

Use of glazed brickwork is most characteristic of:
a.
Lascaux
b.
Stonehenge
c.
Babylon
d.
Jericho
e.
Sumer
 

19. 

The stylistic conventions of rigidly frontal symmetry, abnormally large eyes, and tightly clasped hands are most characteristic of the art of:
a.
Jericho
b.
Çatal Hüyük
c.
Sumer
d.
Babylon
e.
Lascaux
 

20. 

Lagash was:
a.
the earliest fortress
b.
a Babylonian priest-king
c.
the center of the Persian empire
d.
an important Neo-Babylonian city
e.
an Assyrian goddess
 

21. 

The material used for the Standard of Ur was:
a.
glazed brick
b.
woven flax
c.
electrum and bronze
d.
shell inlay and lapis lazuli
e.
untreated wood
 

22. 

The Standard of Ur depicts:
a.
war and peace
b.
planting and harvesting
c.
marriage and death
d.
trade agreements and contracts
e.
a religious ritual
 

23. 

The Mesopotamian king who codified the law and prescribed penalties for infractions was _________.
a.
Urnanshe
b.
Innana
c.
Naram-Sin
d.
Hammurabi
e.
Gudea
 

24. 

What Anatolian people constructed the gateway to the citadel of Boghazkoy?
a.
Elamites
b.
Hittites
c.
Susans
d.
Kassites
e.
Babylonians
 

25. 

Which of the following is depicted as a hawk or falcon and protector of pharaoh?
a.
Thoth
b.
Seth
c.
Isis
d.
Osiris
e.
Horus
 

26. 

Tomb paintings were done in:
a.
oils.
b.
encaustic.
c.
fresco.
d.
fresco secco.
e.
watercolor.
 

27. 

The many-columned hall in an Egyptian temple is called the:
a.
pylon hall.
b.
hypostyle hall.
c.
sanctuary hall.
d.
colonnade.
e.
mastaba.
 

28. 

The conventions for representing the human figure that dominated Egyptian art to the end of the New Kingdom are found about 3000 B.C. in the:
a.
Rosetta Stone.
b.
Standard of Heliopolis.
c.
Palette of Narmer.
d.
Stele of Ramses.
e.
Temple of Horus.
 

29. 

A tomb that resembles a truncated pyramid is called a:
a.
tholos.
b.
dronos.
c.
mastaba.
d.
serdab.
e.
colonnade.
 

30. 

The god who is symbolic of the river Nile and who dies and is reborn each year is:
a.
Isis.
b.
Horus.
c.
Sekhmet.
d.
Osiris.
e.
Thoth.
 

31. 

The Old Kingdom Egyptian pharaoh who built his tomb at Gizeh was:
a.
Sesostris III.
b.
Khafre.
c.
Akhenaton.
d.
Ramses II.
e.
Imhotep.
 

32. 

Who ruled as pharaoh?
a.
Hathor
b.
Hatshepsut
c.
Isis
d.
Nefertiti
e.
Ka-Aper
 

33. 

The most important factor influencing the prosperity of ancient Egypt was:
a.
its warlike nobles.
b.
its position between two rivers.
c.
the flooding of the Nile.
d.
its position as a trading intermediary.
e.
the mild climate.
 

34. 

Incredible treasures were found in the tomb of:
a.
Ramses II.
b.
Akhenaton.
c.
Zoser.
d.
Tutankhamen.
e.
Akhenaton.
 

35. 

Who led an expedition to Egypt in 1799?
a.
Jean Champollion
b.
Benjamin Franklin
c.
Lord Nelson
d.
Napoleon
e.
Howard Carter
 

36. 

The Treasury of Atreus is an excellent example of:
a.
Mycenaean fortification
b.
beehive tomb
c.
Minoan sarcophagus
d.
temple treasury
e.
Mycenaean frescos
 

37. 

Extensive restoration has been done on the Minoan frescoes from:
a.
the Cyclades Islands.
b.
Troy.
c.
Mycenae.
d.
Miletus.
e.
Knossos
 

38. 

Numbers of small marble figurines representing naked women with arms folded over abdomens have been found in:
a.
Mycenae.
b.
the Cyclades Islands.
c.
Troy.
d.
Knossos.
e.
Miletus.
 

39. 

It is thought that Homer's Iliad and Odyssey celebrated the heroes of:
a.
Crete.
b.
Cyclades.
c.
Greece.
d.
Thera.
e.
Troy.
 

40. 

La Parisienne is from:
a.
Knossos.
b.
Phaistos.
c.
Mycenae.
d.
Tiryns.
e.
Troy
 

41. 

The Lion Gate is the gateway to:
a.
Tiryns.
b.
Knossos.
c.
Mallia.
d.
Mycenae.
e.
all of the above.
 

42. 

A volcanic eruption destroyed which of the following?
a.
Mycenae.
b.
Knossos.
c.
Tiryns.
d.
Thera.
e.
Kamares.
 

43. 

The Illiad is a/an:
a.
song.
b.
play.
c.
epic poem.
d.
charter.
e.
Greek tomb.
 

44. 

Who or what was the Minotaur?
a.
the king of Crete
b.
half bull, half man
c.
a bull with eagle's wings
d.
Achilles' pet
e.
all of the above
 

45. 

What medium was used in the wall paintings at Knossos?
a.
relief fresco
b.
fresco secco
c.
true fresco
d.
faux fresco
e.
watercolor
 

46. 

Spring (fresco) is the first:
a.
true history of Crete.
b.
true landscape.
c.
battle document.
d.
account of Thera.
e.
memorial to the victims of a volcano.
 

47. 

Who was Cyclops?
a.
a mythical one-eyed giant
b.
an ancestor of Mycenae
c.
an Egyptian merchant
d.
a priest of Cyclos
e.
a Greek sailor and soldier
 

48. 

A good example of a building in the Ionic style is the __________.
a.
Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis
b.
Parthenon
c.
Temple of Poseidon, Paestum
d.
Basilica, Paestum
e.
all of the above
 

49. 

A Dipylon vase would most likely be found in which of the following?
a.
an Egyptian tomb
b.
an Athenian cemetery of the Geometric period
c.
the royal burial at Ur
d.
the Treasury of Atreus
e.
the Temple of Hera
 

50. 

A standing nude figure of a young man is known in Greek art as which of the following?
a.
kore
b.
kouros
c.
Ka
d.
stele
e.
Kritios
 

51. 

Who was the politician most responsible for building the Parthenon?
a.
Pericles
b.
Aristotle
c.
Philip of Macedon
d.
Alexander the Great
e.
Sophocles
 

52. 

What subject was portrayed on the frieze around the Parthenon?
a.
Panathenaic Procession
b.
Dionysiac Procession
c.
Consulting the Delphic oracle
d.
Battle of Gods and Giants
e.
Battle of the Amazons
 

53. 

Who was the priest who warned the Trojans not to bring in the giant wooden horse?
a.
Herakles
b.
Laocoön
c.
Pericles
d.
Odysseus
e.
Sophocles
 

54. 

A Greek two-handled storage jar is known as a/an _______.
a.
hydria
b.
kylix
c.
krater
d.
amphora
e.
koure
 

55. 

The so-called Geometric period of Greek art was in the ________.
a.
eighth century B.C.
b.
seventh century B.C.
c.
sixth century B.C.
d.
fifth century B.C.
e.
fourth century B.C.
 

56. 

The earliest example of the use of contrapposto was in the sculpture of the ________.
a.
Kouros from Tenea
b.
Kritios Boy
c.
Discobolos
d.
Doryphoros
e.
Hero and centaur
 

57. 

Who was the Greek goddess of love?
a.
Aphrodite
b.
Athena
c.
Hera
d.
Artemis
e.
Diana
 

58. 

When compared to the Classical style, Greek Hellenistic art could be characterized as:
a.
more realistic and emotional.
b.
less apt to express emotion.
c.
more rigid.
d.
having a narrower range of subject matter.
e.
all of the above.
 

59. 

Who was the Greek god of the sea?
a.
Zeus
b.
Ares
c.
Hades
d.
Poseidon
e.
Laocoön
 

60. 

Who was the director of the sculptural programs on the Parthenon?
a.
Praxiteles
b.
Polykleitos
c.
Myron
d.
Phidias
e.
Euthymides
 

61. 

Black-figure ceramics would more likely be found in conjunction with art of which of the following periods?
a.
Geometric period
b.
late Classical period
c.
Archaic and early Classical
d.
Hellenistic period
e.
none of the above
 

62. 

Many art historians refer to the Early Classical phase as which of the following?
a.
Dark Style
b.
Severe Style
c.
Emotional Style
d.
Round Style
e.
none of the above
 

63. 

The Parthenon is a/an:
a.
temple-in-antis.
b.
prostyle temple.
c.
amphiprostyle temple.
d.
peripteral temple.
e.
none of the above.
 

64. 

A female figure used as an architectural support was known as a:
a.
caryatid.
b.
kore.
c.
kouros.
d.
gorgon.
e.
Kritios.
 

65. 

Which of the following is the name for a Greek flask containing perfumed oil?
a.
krater
b.
oenocho
c.
lekythos
d.
kylix
e.
amphora
 

66. 

Where was the Erechtheion was located?
a.
Athens
b.
Aegina
c.
Epidauros
d.
Pergamon
e.
Tiryns
 



 
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