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W. History : Final Exam Multiple Choice
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Prototype civilizations developed in what area?
The significance of the Lascaux painting lies in which of the following factors?
They are among the earliest paintings to have existed. The quality of their groupings. The quantity of their groupings
Writing does which of the following to a society?
It fixes the past by turning it into a documentable chronicle
Which of the following is the Sumarian system of writing?
The Tell Asmar Statues exhibit great dignity in what manner?
The law code of Babylon was developed by whom?
Wall paintings of Minoan life indicate that it was which of the following?
spontaneous and nature-loving
The Lion Gate at the Palace of Mycenae exhibits which of the following characteristics?
Which of the following was the basic political unit of ancient Greece?
The philosophical system of Pythagoras was based on which of the following?
The master of the literary form called the fable is?
A term that mean the original example of something is?
The Peloponnesian War was between which powers?
Athens and Sparta
Who created the sculpture, The Discus Thrower?
The king who stretched the Hellenistic Empire to its furthest extremes was who?
A gladiator who fought well or continued to fight even after defeat exhibited the specifically male trait of which of the following?
Probably the most influential concept developed by the Romans was its concept of law
In the Hebrew tradition, God's moral law consisted of which of the following?
Justice and righteousness
Which of the following is the term that means a government ruled by those who are believed to have special divine approval and direction?
The biblical junction against graven images means that there is little significant Jewish sculpture or painting
Which of the following was Christianity's major appeal?
Which of the following is the term for the argument put forward by the Bishops of Rome for supremacy?
Byzantium was ideally situated to become an important metropolis because it has controlled access to what body of water?
Who of the following was the emperor who sought to reunify Eastern and Roman Empires?
The Crusader' sack of Constantinople in 1204 was instigated by which of the following?
Which of the following was the foremost intellectual discipline in Byzantium?
The Byzantine concept of imperial power derived form which of the following?
The Justinian Code
Which of the following terms means biographies of saints and other religious figures?
Which of the following means the formula by which one moves up the painting from bottom to top, with figures placed according to their humanity of divinity?
In addition to mosaics, Byzantine artists also excelled in which of the following?
The word Islam means which of the following?
The mood of the late Roman Empire and early Middle Ages was one of cautious optimism
Amidst the frenzy of the times, the Christian Church played what kind of role?
It provided continuity
Which of the following was the political system in effect in the early Middle Ages?
The Moorish conquest was halted in 732 by whom?
Which of the following terms describes the way of the monk or nun?
Austere, self-disciplined, spartan
The primitive quality of early Christian painting was the result of which of the following?
Which of the following is the type of sculpture that portrays a victorious Christ?
Romanesque architecture exemplified the power and wealth of which of the following?
Which of the following terms means music composed of several stanzas, all sung to the same melody?
The resurgence of cities during the High Middle Aged occurred for which of the following?
A revival of trade
The rise of the bourgeoisie did much to strengthen which of the following?
The way of life that introduced a more feminine ethos into European society was which of the following?
One of the effects of the Great Plague was a rise in wages?
What is the term that defines the emerging separation of revelation and reason in the Middle Ages?
During the late Middle Ages, the general standard of living did which of the following?
Which of the following are the characteristics of Gothic style?
the pointed arch, a relatively unified expression, upward-striving line
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