Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points
The study of arts and their history is beneficial because:
B. they teach us about our own creative expressions and those of our past.
Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points
A primary motivation for artistic expression is the natural human desire for:
(different sources answer this question differently. All can be correct. If you must pick one, you may want to pick either C. recognition, or D. Immortality. (If you have a text book, your text book author may hold a particular opinion and so your clue to the correct answer may be in your text book)
Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points
A carnival sideshow that exhibits a wax-and-fur replica of a giant ape as genuine is engaging in: C. Illusionism
Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points
Artists have been associated with gods, and vice versa, because both are said to have the power of:
Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points
Film director Alfred Hitchcock once said, "My concern [about content in my films] is the same as that of an artist painting a bowl of fruit's concern about whether they're sweet or sour. Who cares?" This is an example of which methodology of art-history analysis?
Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points
_Depth____ is an illusion of three-dimensional space.
Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points
The primary colors are:
C. blue, red, and yellow.
Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points
Which color is used to produce happiness?
Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points
RenÃ© Magritte's The Betrayal of Images (p. 5) would most likely be described stylistically as:
Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points
The diorite sculpture of the head of LagashXXXXX XXXXX Gudea (p. 39) is an example of __________ artwork.
Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points
A good example of a Paleolithic sculpture-in-the-round is:
Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points
Paleolithic paintings of animals are usually found:
A. in the uninhabited depths of caves.
Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points
The megaliths of Western Europe regularly occur in which three types?
B. Menhir, dolmen, and cromlech
Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points
__________ are purported to be "phallic fertilizers of Mother Earth."
Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points
Stonehenge is regarded as the most famous of the European: None of these, it is a megalith. Check your text book to see if they are calling it a sculpture in the round?
Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points
An artistic convention characteristic of ancient Near Eastern art is:
A. two-dimensional figures on a flat space.
Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points
A ziggurat is a: (it is a pyrymidal form with a flat top – so technicallty could be either of the two following answers:
D. Mesopotamian temple platform.
(you will need to check to see what your text book says)
Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points
Mesopotamian cylinder seals were used for what type of printing?
Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points
The earliest known writing is called:
Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points
Cuneiform literally means: