Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which description fits the cave at Lascaux, France, best?
A. Not a cave, but an overhanging shelter
B. Has a rare depiction of a human
C. Has the most pronounced sculptural effects
D. Named for its discoverer
Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
An upright stone slab decorated with writing or images, used as a marker or memorial, is a:
Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Paleolithic cave paintings are primarily located in:
Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The term “Mesopotamia” means land:
A. outside the rivers.
B. between the rivers.
C. North of the rivers.
D. South of the rivers.
Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Stonehenge functioned primarily as a place for the:
Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A guardian figure found on Assyrian gateways is called a(n):
Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Female figurines from the Paleolithic period typically stress what attribute?
A. The ability to cure
B. The ability to hunt
C. The ability to reproduce
D. The ability to worship
Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A painting that portrays inanimate objects is called a:
C. still life.
D. trompe l’oeil.
Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Who ultimately put an end to the Persian Empire?
Question 10 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
One fundamental change that marks the beginning of the Neolithic period is:
A. year-round settlements.
B. use of the bow and arrow.
D. use of stone tools.
Question 11 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
What is the study of conventional subjects and symbols?
Question 12 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A person or group who commissions or finances a work of art is called a(n):
Question 13 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
When two upright blocks support a horizontal one, it is called:
A. a post-and-lintel.
C. a henge.
D. a dolmen.
Question 14 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A circle formed by stones or wooden posts is called a:
Question 15 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
What is the study of art as product of its broad cultural context?
Question 16 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The Lion-Human is an example of:
A. sculpture in the round.
C. relief sculpture.
Question 17 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
A tall stepped structure in Mesopotamia with a shrine on the top is a:
Question 18 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
To depict the human body according to an idea of physical perfection is called:
Question 19 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following is an image created as a devotional offering to the gods?
D. Votive figure
Question 20 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points
The Neolithic period ended with the introduction of: