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Question 1 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

Which description fits the cave at Lascaux, France, best?

A. Not a cave, but an overhanging shelter

B. Has a rare depiction of a human

C. Has the most pronounced sculptural effects

D. Named for its discoverer

Question 2 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

An upright stone slab decorated with writing or images, used as a marker or memorial, is a:

A. dolmen.

B. stele.

C. pylon.

D. cairn.

Question 3 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

Paleolithic cave paintings are primarily located in:

A. Germany.

B. Austria.

C. Belgium.

D. France.

Question 4 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

The term “Mesopotamia” means land:

A. outside the rivers.

B. between the rivers.

C. North of the rivers.

D. South of the rivers.

Question 5 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

Stonehenge functioned primarily as a place for the:

A. sick.

B. hungry.

C. living.

D. dead.

Question 6 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

A guardian figure found on Assyrian gateways is called a(n):

A. anthromorph.

B. sphinx.

C. lamassu.

D. taotie.

Question 7 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

Female figurines from the Paleolithic period typically stress what attribute?

 A. The ability to cure

B. The ability to hunt

C. The ability to reproduce

D. The ability to worship

Question 8 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

A painting that portrays inanimate objects is called a:

A. canon.

B. lithograph.

C. still life.

D. trompe l’oeil.

Question 9 of 20                                                                                             5.0/ 5.0 Points

Who ultimately put an end to the Persian Empire?

A. Etruscans

B. Romans

C. Greeks

D. Egyptians

Question 10 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

One fundamental change that marks the beginning of the Neolithic period is:

A. year-round settlements.

B. use of the bow and arrow.

C. weaving.

D. use of stone tools.

Question 11 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

What is the study of conventional subjects and symbols?

A. Aesthetics

B. Iconography

C. Canon

D. Capital

Question 12 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

A person or group who commissions or finances a work of art is called a(n):

A. artist.

B. patron.

C. researcher.

D. historian.

Question 13 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

When two upright blocks support a horizontal one, it is called:

A. a post-and-lintel.

B. corbeling.

C. a henge.

 D. a dolmen.

Question 14 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

A circle formed by stones or wooden posts is called a:

A. henge.

B. dolmen.

C. cairn.

D. corbel.

Question 15 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

What is the study of art as product of its broad cultural context?

A. Naturalism

B. Iconography

C. Aesthetics

D. Contextualism

Question 16 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

The Lion-Human is an example of:

A. sculpture in the round.

B. casting.

C. relief sculpture.

D. modeling.

Question 17 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

A tall stepped structure in Mesopotamia with a shrine on the top is a:

A. pyramid.

B. mastaba.

C. ziggurat.

D. necropolis.

Question 18 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

To depict the human body according to an idea of physical perfection is called:

A. idealization.

B. romanticism.

C. naturalism.

D. realism.

Question 19 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

Which of the following is an image created as a devotional offering to the gods?

A. Cartouche

B. Icon

C. Stele

D. Votive figure

Question 20 of 20                                                                                           5.0/ 5.0 Points

The Neolithic period ended with the introduction of:

A. weaving.

B. metalworking.

C. cabinetry.

D. glassmaking.

 

 

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