Week 5 Quiz Humanities

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Course| World Cultures I |
Test| Week 5 Quiz |
Started| 8/14/12 10:01 PM |
Submitted| 8/15/12 12:53 AM |
Status| Completed |
Score| 62 out of 80 points   |
Time Elapsed| 2 hours, 52 minutes out of 3 hours. |
Instructions| This quiz consist of 40 multiple choice questions. The first 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 4. The second 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 5. The third 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 6. The last 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 8. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.|

Question 1
2 out of 2 points
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| Why beginning in 264 BCE did Rome engage Carthage in the Punic Wars?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    The Romans desired control of Carthage's western Mediterranean wealth| Correct Answer:|    The Romans desired control of Carthage's western Mediterranean wealth|

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Question 2
2 out of 2 points
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| Why is the city of Rome's location geographically improbable?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Its hillsides were not favorable to building| Correct Answer:|    Its hillsides were not favorable to building|

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Question 3
2 out of 2 points
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| What deeply-seated Roman virtue demanded respect towards the gods, country, and parents?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Pietas|
Correct Answer:|    Pietas|
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Question 4
2 out of 2 points
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| Why is Cupid riding a dolphin shown at Augustus's feet on the sculpture Augustus of Primaporta?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To show Augustus's divine descent from Venus| Correct Answer:|    To show Augustus's divine descent from Venus|

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Question 5
2 out of 2 points
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| Why did Augustus pass laws forcing citizens to marry and penalizing them for being childless?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To increase the number of citizens in Rome| Correct Answer:|    To increase the number of citizens in Rome|

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Question 6
2 out of 2 points
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| Why was the Arch of Titus constructed?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To celebrate Titus's sack of the Second Temple of Jerusalem| Correct Answer:|    To celebrate Titus's sack of the Second Temple of Jerusalem|

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Question 7
2 out of 2 points
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| Why was the Pantheon constructed with a 30-foot-diameter oculus (hole) in its roof?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To symbolize Jupiter's ever-watchful eye over Rome| Correct Answer:|    To symbolize Jupiter's ever-watchful eye over Rome|

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Question 8
2 out of 2 points
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| To what two groups does Roman culture trace its origins?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    The Greeks and the Etruscans|
Correct Answer:|    The Greeks and the Etruscans|
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Question 9
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| Why did Augustus permanently banish the poet Ovid from Rome?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    For living in open disregard of Augustus's family-centered policies| Correct Answer:|    For writing Ars Amatoria, a guidebook for having affairs|

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Question 10
2 out of 2 points
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| Why does the Etruscan language present such a problem for translators?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    The language was unrelated to any other in Europe| Correct Answer:|    The language was unrelated to any other in Europe|

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Question 11
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| Which of the following did Boethius consider the highest form of music?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    Musica institutione|
Correct Answer:|    Musica mundana|
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Question 12
2 out of 2 points
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| Why did the emperor Justinian begin construction of the Hagia Sophia in 532 CE?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:|    To divert attention from domestic turmoil stirred up by...
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