Week 3 Quiz World Cultures 2

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User | Allis Faye Luster |
Course | World Cultures II |
Test | Week 3 Quiz |
Started | 7/17/13 9:53 PM |
Submitted | 7/18/13 1:32 AM |
Status | Completed |
Attempt Score | 72 out of 80 points   |
Time Elapsed | 3 hours, 39 minutes out of 4 hours and 30 minutes. | Instructions | |
Question 1 2 out of 2 points
| Why did Gabrieli organize his compositions around a single note-the tonic note? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    To heighten the sense of harmonic drama | Correct Answer: |    To heighten the sense of harmonic drama | | | Question 2 2 out of 2 points

| Why did the Baroque artists place elements on a diagonal, not the Renaissance frontal and parallel planes? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    To produce a sense of action | Correct Answer: |    To produce a sense of action | | | Question 3 2 out of 2 points

| While his coworkers constructed his designs, what hobby did Bernini pursue? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    Writing plays and designing stage sets | Correct Answer: |    Writing plays and designing stage sets | | | Question 4 2 out of 2 points

| What Greek myth inspired Monteverdi's first opera? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    Orpheus and Eurydice | Correct Answer: |    Orpheus and Eurydice | | | Question 5 2 out of 2 points

| Why was Baroque originally used in a derogatory way to describe this new style? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    It was seen as too ornate and strange | Correct Answer: |    It was seen as too ornate and strange | | | Question 6 2 out of 2 points

| What did Bernini intend his Four Rivers Fountain to represent? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    Triumph of the Roman Catholic Church over the world's rivers | Correct Answer: |    Triumph of the Roman Catholic Church over the world's rivers | | | Question 7 2 out of 2 points

| As reported in the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section, why did Louis XIV reject Bernini's design for a new façade for the Louvre? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    It was too elaborate and ornate | Correct Answer: |    It was too elaborate and ornate | | | Question 8 2 out of 2 points

| Why did Caravaggio portray his subjects in The Calling of Saint Matthew in attire of his time, not Jesus's? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    To enable the audience to identify with them | Correct Answer: |    To enable the audience to identify with them | | | Question 9 0 out of 2 points

| Why did Bernini include theater boxes on each side his Cornaro Chapel sculptural program? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    To create preferential seating for the Cornaro family | Correct Answer: |    To emphasize his design's high drama | | | Question 10 2 out of 2 points

| What inspired the first operas? Answer | |
Selected Answer: |    Ancient Greek drama | Correct Answer: |    Ancient Greek drama | | | Question 11 0 out of 2 points
| Why can Rembrandt's late work Slaughtered Ox be viewed as optimistic? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    The maid in the doorway represents the Virgin | Correct Answer: |    The carcass suggests a feast to come | | | Question 12 2 out of 2 points

| What do most of Jan Vermeer's 34 painting depict? Answer | | Selected Answer: |    A moment in the domestic world of women | Correct Answer: |    A moment in the domestic world of women | | | Question 13 2 out of 2 points

| Why did the Dutch rebel against the Spanish in 1567?...
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