Week 9 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 14. The second 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 15. The third 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 16. The last 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 19. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.
Question 1 What is meant by terribilitá, a trademark of many of Michelangelo’s works?
Question 2 Who won the competition to create a dome for Florence Cathedral?
Question 3 What biblical scene were the baptistery-design entrants to create?
Question 4 Why does Michelangelo’s Moses have horns?
Question 5 Why was Ludovico Sforza, duke of Milan, so interested in Leonardo da Vinci?
Question 6 What distinction does Donatello’s David hold?
Question 7 What implicit lesson does Mantega’s Camera Picta send to Ludovico Gonzaga, ruler of Mantua?
Question 8 Why probably did Brunelleschi use nine circles of horizontal ribs for the dome?
Question 9 Why did Medici supporters hurl stones at Michelangelo’s David as it was moved through the streets?
Question 10 What were the Renaissance humanists aiming to understand?
Question 11 Why were the people eager to buy the indulgences that Julius II sold to finance the St. Peter’s project?
Question 12 Why did Pope Julius II wish to identify himself with Julius Caesar?
Question 13 Why did the late 14th-century popes refuse to live in Rome?
Question 14 What Leonardo work illustrates Vitruvius’s ideas of human and geometric perfection of proportion and symmetry?
Question 15 Which of the following is not one of the four major areas of humanist learning that Julius II commissioned Raphael to paint on the Vatican’s Stanza della Segnatura?
Question 16 Why did Michelangelo place the Separation of Light from Darkness at the Sistine Chapel’s far end over the altar?
Question 17 Why did Titian paint a sleeping dog on the foot of his Venus of Urbino’s bed?
Question 18 What was Michelangelo’s first commission in Rome?
Question 19 What criticism did Vasari offer of the Venetian artists such as Giorgione and Titian?
Question 20 Why did Michelangelo present Mary in his Pietà as young and beautiful instead of middle-aged?
Question 21 What physical attribute provided Bruges its status as an important trade center?
Question 22 As discussed in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, what was the irony of monk and humanist scholar Desiderius Erasmus?
Question 23 Who is reflected in the mirror in Jan van Eyck’s double portrait Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami?
Question 24 Characteristic of all northern painting of this time, Roger van der Weyden’s Descent from the Cross displays tension between what?
Question 25 What is a particularly distinctive feature of Robert Campin’s Mérode Altarpiece?
Question 26 In the Ghent Altarpiece, Jan van Eyck’s depiction of Adam and Eve holds what distinction?
Question 27 What typical feature of northern art do the abundant symbolic elements in Jan van Eyck’s Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami signify?
Question 28 In her Heptameron, Marguerite de Navarre expressed the northern pessimism and doubt about what institution?
Question 29 Hieronymus Bosch’s famous triptych, the Garden of Earthly Delights, seems intended for what purpose?
Question 30 Why were Morris dancing and its musical equivalent, the madrigal, so popular in the north?
Question 31 Why is Hamlet the most desired role and the most often performed character in the history of the English stage?
Question 32 Why did Henry order the execution of his friend Thomas More?
Question 33 Why after August 8, 1588, could Elizabeth I claim English supremacy in world affairs?
Question 34 Which of the following is not one of the popular themes in Shakespeare’s romantic comedies?
Question 35 Why did Henry VIII break away from Rome and start his own Church of England?
Question 36 Why did Hans Holbein paint Thomas More with beard stubble and sagging skin?
Question 37 What did the sale of church lands enable England’s Parliament to do?
Question 38 Why did Henry have his marriage with Anne of Cleves annulled?
Question 39 Why did Holbein paint Nicolaus Kratzer in more subdued colors than he did More?
Question 40 With what character from antiquity did Erasmus in his Adages seem to equate Henry VIII?