World Cultures 2

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While his coworkers constructed his designs, what hobby did Bernini pursue? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Writing plays and designing stage sets Writing plays and designing stage sets

Question 2 0 out of 2 points What effect does Caravaggio achieve with light in The Calling of Saint Matthew? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Shows Jesus bringing the light to sinners Transforms the calling into a miracle

Question 3 2 out of 2 points What is the canzona's dominant rhythm? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Long-shortshort Long-shortshort

Question 4 0 out of 2 points Why did the Baroque artists place elements on a diagonal, not the Renaissance frontal and parallel planes? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: To evoke a sense of depth To produce a sense of action

Question 5 2 out of 2 points Why did the orphanage directors hope audiences would be dazzled by the orphans' musical performances? Answer Selected Answer: They would donate money to the orphanages Correct Answer: They would donate money to the orphanages

Question 6 0 out of 2 points What did Louis XIV's rejection of Bernini's plan mark in European culture? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: The end of classically-inspired designs The end of Italian art and architecture's dominance

Question 7 0 out of 2 points Why was the division between the Council of Trent-rejected secular music and religious compositions less pronounced in Venice? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer:

Question 8 0 out of 2 points It had a large Protestant population It traditionally had ignored papal authority What Greek myth inspired Monteverdi's first opera? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Zeus and Leda Orpheus and Eurydice

Question 9 0 out of 2 points How did Fra Andrea Pozzo create the highly dramatic space in Triumph of Saint Ignatius of Loyola? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Foreshortenin g Tenebrism

Question 10 2 out of 2 points Why did Bernini decorate the baldachino's grooved columns with bronze vines? Answer Selected Answer: To symbolize the union of the Old and New Testaments Correct Answer: To symbolize the union of the Old and New Testaments

Question 11 2 out of 2 points Why can Bach's fugues be viewed as sublime examples of Cartesian rationalism? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Their mathematical clarity Their mathematical clarity

Question 12 2 out of 2 points What requirement did the Dutch state place on people in public service? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Be a member of the Dutch Reformed Church Be a member of the Dutch Reformed Church

Question 13 2 out of 2 points From where did Europe receive the first load of tulip bulbs? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Turke y Turke y

Question 14 0 out of 2 points Of what does a vanitas painting remind the viewer? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer:

Question 15 0 out of 2 points To enjoy the pleasures of everyday life To focus on the spiritual, not the material Why was Rembrandt so interested in self-portraiture? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: He aimed to document the changes age brought His own face provided the ideal practice subject

Question 16 0 out of 2 points What is the meaning of the Dutch word landschap, from which "landscape" derives? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Geograph y Land form

Question 17 0 out of 2 points Why did the Dutch rebel against the Spanish in 1567? Answer Selected Answer: The Spanish opened the dikes, flooding the Dutch farmland Correct Answer: Philip II reorganized their churches under Catholic hierarchy

Question 18 2 out of 2 points What might the pearls In Vermeer's Woman with a Pearl Necklace represent? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Purit y Purit y

Question 19 2 out of 2 points In The Little Street why does Vermeer include a half-whitewashed wall and a mortarfilled cracked faade? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: To show the tensions of...
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