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Humanities Chapter 1 Quiz

In their worship of the sun god Aten, the early Egyptians emphasized their belief in resurrection. The Egyptians worshiped Osiris, god of the Nile, who was also associated with _________ the underworld. Which of the following is NOT true about the pyramids? They were the tombs of pharaohs throughout Egyptian history. Which of the following […]

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Humanities Chapter 4

What were some Roman contributions to western civilization? alphabet, division of the year into twelve months( calendar), Christian church, democratic republic, and a legal system What did the Romans value more: good government and military prowess, or cultural and artistic achievements? good government and military prowess What are the two main periods of Roman history […]

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Humanities 1301-Chapter 14

In the Medieval period in India, the term \”sati\” meant the wife threw herself on her mate’s funeral pyre Which of the following events in Indian history approximate events of the Western Middle Ages in Europe? the end of the Gupta dynasty to the Mongol invasion of India The devotion of an upper-caste Hindu woman […]

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NEWEST HUMANITIES 101 SADIE-SKYLAR

Why did early Buddhists believe portraying Buddha in art was impossible He had passed to nirvana After the Han dynasty fell in 220 CE, why did the Chinese’s reject Confucianism for Buddhism? They blamed Confucianism for civil and cultural dysfunction What did the Tang Chinese believe their capital city’s gird plan mirrored? Order of the […]

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Humanity exam three

Farce lacks three-dimensional characters true Considered by Aristotle to be the most tragic of the Greek dramatists Euripides Never found in Elizabethan theater female performers The first recorded comedies were written by Greek tragic playwrights, possibly in order to send audiences home in a happier state of mind. Serious criticism aimed at the betterment of […]

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Humanities Exam #2

Into which empire were the Hellenistic cities absorbed? Roman Republic (empire) What are the two main periods of Roman history called? Roman Republic and Roman Imperial What event marks the beginning of the history of the Roman Republic? Expulsion of the Etruseans from the Roman territories. What roman class was represented in the senate? Well […]

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Analyze the Humanities Chapter 3 Essay

During the Hellenic Age, a dominant feature of Greek society was Instability within each polis One of the ideals the Greeks strived for was a Balance or moderation in life To the Greeks, which two gods manifested the extremes of moderation and excess Apollo and Dionysus In a famous speech, Picles boasted that Athens Was […]

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Art in Humanities test 3

c The supervision by one individual or group over the artistic expression of another individual or group is known as: a. editorial photography. b. political arena. c. censorship. d. afterimage. e. collodion process. c The use by artists of the camera obscura (literally dark room) began in: a. classical Greece. b. the court of Louis […]

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Humanities Final Study Guide

What approach is often used to understand what’s defined as deviant within a society? a. Criticism b.Symbolic Interactionism c. Constructivism d. Antipositivism c. Constructivism Sociology is defined as the: a. Qualitative analysis of human phenomenon. b. Systematic study of society and social interaction. c. Quantitative analysis of social transgressions. d. Theoretical examination of life’s origins. […]

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Humanities 1

Augustus Although the Roman republic had greatly increased the territory ruled by Rome, under the emperors even more territory was added to the empire, with ? adding more than any other ruler. dictototorsupermus Among the titles Augustus had been awarded were all the following except Those who ruled Rome from 96-180 were called the Five […]

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Humanities Chapter 3

What defining event occurred on July 1, 1913? A radio signal was broadcasted from the top of the Eiffel tower establishing standard time What scientific/technological advances were made by Max Planck, Niels Bohr, and J.J. Thompson? quantum mechanics/new theory of complementarity/ detected the existence of separate components in the previously indivisible atom (subatomic particles) What […]

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Humanities Chapter 1

question Today, the discipline known as the humanities studies and creative and intellectual expressions (art, literature, philosophy) of _______________. answer Men and women around the world. question In studying the humanities, people come to understand _______________. answer Both themselves and others question Studying the humanities both requires and fosters _______________. answer Open-mindedness question The standards […]

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Humanities 335

question What do we mean by culture? answer Culture refers to how we relate to each other in a community, including our common language, foods, arts, beliefs, religions, gender relations, and history. Briefly, culture refers to the ways of living built up by a group and passed on from one generation to another. question What […]

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Art and humanities test 1

question e answer 1. Van Gogh’s paintings are of high value because: a. his work had a major influence on subsequent artists. b. there are a limited number of his paintings. c. he plays a large role in Western art history. d. his paintings allow the viewer to feel a connection with the artist himself. […]

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Humanities II Test 2

question The Benedictine abbey in the French city of ________ became a model for the revised and energized monastic tradition in the medieval West. answer Cluny question Which of the following describes the purpose of a reliquary? answer an ornamental housing for important religious artifacts question The medieval architects’ return to cut stone (in the […]

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Humanities: Chapter 8 Reading Quiz

question The Crusades take their name from the symbol of the Christian religion. answer True question Crusading knights needed a minimum of two years’ revenues in hand to go on crusade. answer True question The Ottonian emperors were the first to be able to exercise actual control in the areas they claimed to rule. answer […]

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humanities 101 final

question According to the text, early Chinese coins feature which of the following? answer square coins question The written collections of Confucius’s teachings is called ? answer The Analects question Politically, confucius saw the role of ruler in society as that of a nemesis? answer parent question which of the following the is true regarding […]

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humanities Ch. 27

question Among the developments that transformed nineteenth-century Europe were answer a shift from farming to industry question Romanticism was a rebellion against all the following EXCEPT answer Religious authority question The poet __________ argues in his “Ode on a Grecian Urn” that pleasure is fleeting and that art alone records the pleasure of past experiences. […]

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Humanities 1301 Quiz 8

question When the papacy returned to Rome in 1420, popes restored the city in an effort to answer move visitors with its extraordinary sights. question In his Pietà, Michelangelo presents Mary as young and beautiful instead of middle-aged to answer make her a timeless image of purity and chastity. question According to the ancient Roman […]

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Humanities Unit 4

question What kind of music was the most important music of the Classical period? answer Sonata question How many movements did the sonata of the Classical period have? answer 4 question What is the correct time order of these musical periods? answer Baroque, pre-Classical, Classical question Which composer changed the style of the Italian opera […]

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Humanities 212 Final

question One consequence of the Black Death was a reversion of farmland to: answer Pastureland question Compared to the western Europe of 1300, the western Europe of 1450 had _________ people and a(n) _________ standard of living. answer Fewer; higher question As a result of the depopulation in Europe caused by the Black Death: answer […]

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