Homer and Correct Answer

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1. This is the Greek word for "city," used to designate the independent city-states of ancient Greece. A) polis
B) aulos
C) ethos
D) hubris
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Correct Answer(s):A

2. This is a type of standing male statue, always shown nude. A) kouros
B) paean
C) kythara
D) kore
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Correct Answer(s):A

3. One of the Greek orders of architecture, elaborate and graceful in style, it features columns that have capitals decorated with volutes. A) Ionic
B) Phrygian
C) Doric
D) Lydian

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Correct Answer(s):A

4. She is Odysseus's ever-faithful wife who refuses to declare her husband dead and remarry one of her suitors. A) Athena
B) Penelope
C) Sappho
D) Hera
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Correct Answer(s):B

5. This term identifies a sculptural technique in which figures are carved out of a block of stone, part of which is left to form a background. A) relief
B) flute
C) volute
D) capital
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Correct Answer(s):A

6. He is the blind poet traditionally considered the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey. A) Hector
B) Homer
C) Hesiod
D) Agamemnon
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Correct Answer(s):B

7. This is a Greek double-reed musical instrument that is similar to the modern oboe. A) cithara
B) aulos
C) paean
D) Correct Answer(s):B

8. He is the hero of the Odyssey, Homer's epic account of the hero's return home from the Trojan War. A) Hector
B) Achilles
C) Odysseus
D) Pria
Correct Answer(s):C

9.

In the Greek's war with Troy, he was the Greek's greatest warrior whose argument with Agamemnon is the subject of Homer's Iliad. A) Hector
B) Achilles
C) Odysseus
D) Priam

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Correct Answer(s):

B

10.

This term identifies the pair of spirals forming the capital on an Ionic column. A) capital
B) flute
C) volute
D) relief

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Correct Answer(s):

C

11.

This is the Greek term for "excessive pride."
A) ethos
B) hubris
C) paean
D) aulos

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Correct Answer(s):

B

12.

This is the head or crowning part of a column.
A) relief
B) capital
C) volute
D) flute

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Correct Answer(s):

B

13.

One of the Greek orders of architecture, simple and austere in style, it features columns that have undecorated capitals. A) Ionic
B) Doric
C) Phrygian
D) Lydian

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Correct Answer(s):

B

14.

This statue marks the "turning point" between the late Archaic world and the early Classical world. A) Calf-Bearer
B) Stele of Aristion
C) Kritios Boy
D) Peplos Kore

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Correct Answer(s):

C

15.

Which of the following was the basic political unit of ancient Greece? A) city-state
B) nation
C) league
D) metropolis

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Correct Answer(s):

A

16.

According to Greek mythology, who was the king of the gods? A) Zeus
B) Poseidon
C) Hermes
D) Apollo

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Correct Answer(s):

A

17.

According to Greek mythology, who was the wife of the king of the gods? A) Helen
B) Athena
C) Hera
D) Aphrodite

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Correct Answer(s):

C

18.

Who is considered the "Father of History"?
A) Sophocles
B) Herodotus
C) Socrates
D) Aeschylus

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Correct Answer(s):

B

19.

The ancient Greek system of religion was monotheistic.
A) True
B) False

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Correct Answer(s):

False

20.

In Greek sculpture, the kore is the female; the kouros is the male A) True
B) False

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Correct Answer(s):

True

21.

The term philosopher means "lover of wisdom."
A) True
B) False

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Correct Answer(s):

True

22.

The Odyssey tells the...
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