Week 7 Quiz
HUM 111, World Cultures I
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This quiz consist of 40 multiple choice questions. The first 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 9. The second 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 10. The third 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 12. The last 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 13. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.
Question 1 What structure inspired the design of most mosques?
Question 2 What is the hadith?
Question 3 What does the Arabic word masjid mean?
Question 4 Why is the Kaaba significant to Muslims today?
Question 5 Why in the Qur’an are Muslim women advised to dress modestly?
Question 6 What does the word Islam mean?
Question 7 Why does a mosque feature a qibla?
Question 8 Why was the Kaaba significant to the Bedouins?
Question 9 Why perhaps were conquered Africans eager to convert to Islam?
Question 10 Why does Scheherazade in The Thousand and One Nights tell her husband a story each night?
Question 11 What in the Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy made it a popular pilgrimage destination?
Question 12 What pilgrimage destination was most difficult to reach?
Question 13 Why were Romanesque churches’ portals of special importance?
Question 14 Why was the courtly love poetry written in the common language instead of Latin?
Question 15 What effect was the space created by the Romanesque churches’ barrel vaults designed to produce for the pilgrims?
Question 16 Which of the following was not a motivation for the First Crusade?
Question 17 What advantages did feudalism offer the fiefs?
Question 18 Why did Europe’s Christians embark on pilgrimages?
Question 19 Why does Beowulf travel from Denmark to Sweden?
Question 20 What was the main task of Christian missionaries in England?
Question 21 What religious relic does Chartres Cathedral house?
Question 22 Where was the first university founded?
Question 23 Why did Pisano sculpt his Mary, Sister of Moses, which sits on the Siena Cathedral, to lean forward?
Question 24 What musical instrument became popular in the cathedrals?
Question 25 Why was “Gothic” as applied to France’s new architecture originally a derogatory term?
Question 26 What two subjects did Scholasticism seek to reconcile?
Question 27 On whose relationship was the popular poem the Roman de la Rose based?
Question 28 Why did Louis IX design the royal chapel of Sainte-Chapelle with two entrances?
Question 29 Why was Louis IX so beloved by the French people?
Question 30 Why did the Gothic cathedrals include flying buttresses?
Question 31 What literary trend does Boccaccio’s Decameron introduce into Western literature?
Question 32 According to the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, what was a positive effect of the bubonic plague?
Question 33 Why did Siena experience population growth after 1125?
Question 34 Why did the Scrovegni family build and then hire Giotto to decorate Arena Chapel in Padua?
Question 35 Why did Christine de Pizan become the first female professional writer in European history?
Question 36 Why does Virgil guide Dante through Hell and Purgatory?
Question 37 What was the main charge for which Joan of Arc was tried and executed?
Question 38 Why do pictures of the Virgin Mary abound in Siena?
Question 39 Why is the camel in Giotto’s Adoration of the Magi not exactly realistic?
Question 40 How does Duccio’s Maestrá break from Byzantine portrayals of Mary and the Christ child?