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11. The earliest burial places of the Old Kingdom Egyptian nobility were called                          ,           flat-topped one-story rectangular buildings with slanted walls. A. pyramids B. serdabs C. mortuary temples D. mastabas E. huts 12. Scholars were able to decipher Egyptian writing by comparing the three languages included on the                          . A. Palette of Narmer B. Rosetta Stone C..
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True/False 14. Vitruvius was a Roman sculptor. 15. The Etruscans created the Tomb of Hunting and Fishing (fig. 4.3) at Tarquinia. 16. Constantine was the first Christian ruler of the Roman empire. 17. Stoicism is a Roman philosophy whose best known practitioners were Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius. 18. Catullus is known for.
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31.        The RF modulation technique for ATSC DTV transmission is: a.   8QAM b.   8VSB c.   8QPSK 32.        The commercial name for the AC-3 audio standard is: a.5.1 channel input b.4:4:2 c.   ATSC d.   none of the above 33.        The ATSC pilot carrier provides: a.   stereo indicator b.   second channel programming.
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Multiple Choice 1. Etruscan tombs contain the remains of A. beloved pets B. family groups C. conquered enemies D. none of the above E. all of the above 2. Art historians have identified                                  different styles of Roman wall painting. A. six B. two C. three D. four E. ten 3. Horace was the most important writer.
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Multiple Choice 1. Humans, as portrayed in Byzantine mosaics,                          . A. are not necessarily intended to be recognizable portraits of specific individuals B. possess big dark eyes C. have long noses D. all of the answers E. are depicted with small mouths 2.                           was not a popular theme for catacomb paintings. A. Noah and the Ark B..
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21.        The attenuation of an optical signal is due to: a.scattering b.absorption c.macro bending d.all of the above e.   none of the above 22.The broadening of an optical pulse due to different path lengths taken through the fiber by different modes is called: a.   chromatic dispersion b.polarization mode dispersion c.modal dispersion d.   all.
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20. Adam Smith was an ardent opponent of the Industrial Revolution. 21. The Enlightenment was a period in which a group of intellectuals called philosophes believed that through reason, humanity could achieve a perfect society. 22. Carolus Linnaeus developed the biological classification system used to identify species that is still in use.
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Multiple Choice 1. The purpose of the army of terra cotta figures found buried in the mausoleum of the first Qin emperor was to                          . A. march ceremoniously B. scare off grave robbers C. pay tribute to the emperor D. prevent evil spirits from taking the emperor’s soul E. serve the ruler in the afterlife 2.                                     .
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27. A baptistery is a sacred structure used for celebrating the Eucharistic ceremony. 28. Petrarch’s Canzoniere (Songbook) contains 366 poems: sonnets, ballads, sestinas, madrigals, and canzoni. 29. Properzia de’ Rossi was from Cremona. 30. Angnolo Bronzino’s Allegory with Venus and Cupid (fig. 13.2738) is typically Mannerist in its ambiguity and complexity. 31. Wealthy Florentines.
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31.        The transmit power is: a.–15 dBm b.–42 dBm c.–27 dBm d.   –31.6 dBm 32.        The receiver dynamic range is: a.–31.6 to –37.6 dBm b.–37.6 to –42 dBm c.–15 to –31.6 dBm d.–27 to –42 dBm 33.        This example is showing a length of approximately          for the fiber optic run: a.30.
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True/False 21. The concept of yin and yang are visually represented as a diamond within a square. 22. The Shang dynasty spanned from about 2000 B.C.E. until the eleventh century B.C.E. 23. The sayings of Confucius were collected in a text called the Pancatantra. 24. There are seven sages of the.
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11. Taoist architecture employs                          . A. intricate designs B. wood in its natural state C. lacquered wood D. ceremonial details E. cloisonné 12.                                      is(are) the earliest known Chinese literature. A. Prose tales B. Epic poetry C. Lyric poetry D. Novellas E. Sagas 13. The most numerous and important Shang artifacts are made of A. wood B. gold C. bronze D..
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True/False 23. A ziggurat is a mountain-like platform upon which Sumerians placed their temples. 24. The prophet Zoroaster, a Persian, developed a dualistic religion that asserted the universe was divided between two forces, one good and the other evil. 25. A serdab is a hidden room in a tomb that contains a statue.
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21. In Tintoretto’s version of The Last Supper (fig. 13.28) _____________helps draw our attention to Christ.  A. glaze B. geometry C. color D. light E. people pointing 22. The technique found in Lorenzo Ghiberti’s The Creation of Adam and Eve (fig. 13.6) in which events are presented simultaneously that took place sequentially is called                          . A. verisimilitude B..
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True/False 26. Sainte-Chapelle (fig. 12.8) uses the Rayonnant style of Gothic. 27. Les Trés Riches Heures of the duke of Berry (fig. 12.17) was created by Duccio. 28. Geoffrey Chaucer is the author of a set of tales in the vernacular called the Canterbury Tales. 29. The three elements that define Gothic.
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Multiple Choice 1. A model of the warrior culture of Japan in the Kamakura period is                          .  A. Shokintei B. illustration of The Tale of Genji C. Minamoto no Yoritomo D. Noh Mask: Ko-omote E. all of the above 2. Horyu-ji (fig. 9.3) is a(the)                          . A. tea ceremony B. achievement of enlightenment C. narrative handscroll D. oldest.
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11. is an example of the Flamboyant Gothic style. A. Notre-Dame, Reims B. Notre-Dame, Chartres C. Saint-Maclou, Rouen D. Sainte-Chapelle, Paris E. Royal Abbey, Saint Denis 12. Early Gothic is represented by                          .  A. Chapel of Henry VII B. Florence Cathedral C. Salisbury Cathedral D. Notre-Dame, Paris E. Wells Cathedral 13. The Hundred Years’ War involved                          .
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1. The composer is______________ most closely associated with the “new Rome” of the High Renaissance. A. Guillaume Dufay B. Antonio da Cividale C. Josquin des Pr?s D. Antonius Romanus E. Leonel Power 2.                           was the first great figure of Italian Renaissance letters. A. Dante Alighieri B. Petrarch C. Niccolò Macchiavelli D. Baldassare Castiglione E. none of the above 3.                          .
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25. Iconoclasm is the systematic celebration of religious icons. 26. Blank verse refers to rhyming couple, each line of which has fourteen syllables. 27. The humanist scholar Desiderius Erasmus was born in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and is best known for his rejection of all elements of classical civilization. 28. A madrigal.
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11._____________ painted The Night Watch (fig. 15.14) in 1642 to represent the Amsterdam civic guard. A. Pieter de Hooch B. Peter Paul Rubens C. Judith Leyster D. Clara Peeters E. Rembrandt van Rijn 12._____________ composed The Four Seasons. A. Claudio Monteverdi B. Johann Sebastian Bach C. Arcangelo Corelli D. Antonio Vivaldi E. Joseph Haydn 13._________________ is the most celebrated painting.
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11.        The diode laser is preferred to the light-emitting diode in systems that have: a. long distance paths. b. low error rate requirements. c. moderate band to wideband requirements. d. predictable failure rates. 12.An estimation of how long a fiber optic cable can be for a given bit.
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1.          The trapping of light in a fiber results from: a. total internal reflection. b. numerical aperture. c. dispersion. d. step index. 2.The amount of bending of the light into a material depends on the                     of that material: a. critical angle b. reflective index c. .
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11. Jacques-Louis David’s theme in The Oath of the Horatii (fig. 16.11) is__________ A. Roman heroic stoicism and high principles B. the pledging of eternal love  C. the swearing in of Napoleon D. none of the above E. both A and C 12. Jean-Antoine Houdon’s George Washington (fig. 16.14). symbolized the states by . A. the.
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11. The tympanum at Vezelay (fig. 11.13) portrays the                          .  A. Birth of Jesus B. Last Judgment C. Mission of the Apostles D. Apocalypse E. Acts of the Saints 12. The greatest of the Anglo-Saxon Germanic epics is                          . A. Caedmon’s Hymn B. The Book of Kells C. Beowulf D. Song of Roland E. Lindisfarne Gospels 13.                                     is the.
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True/False 10. Noh plays combine chant, mime, and dance and are traditionally performed in sets of five plays, one each for a god, warrior, woman, and demon with an additional contemporary of miscellaneous play. 11. The Tale of Genji is attributed to Tori Busshi. 12. The Kamakura period ended in civil war.
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21. The Essays written by_____________ are a stunning example of Renaissance individualism grounded in humanism.  A. Erasmus B. Martin Luther C. Montaigne D. William Shakespeare E. Kit Marlowe 22. Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is a                          .  A. comedy B. history C. tragedy D. romance E. mystery 23._____________ was the most important satirical work of the Renaissance. A. Erasmus’s.
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Multiple Choice 1. The statue of Coatlicue (fig. 10.7) is from the                                       civilization. A. Incan B. Aztec C. Mayan D. Olmec E. Moche 2. The works of the                                  culture is among the earliest Mesoamerican art that has been found. A. Aztecs B. Olmecs C. Toltecs D. Zapotecs E. Mixtecs 3. The Great Serpent Mound (fig..
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11.______________ is(are) unattainable in Petrarch’s sonnets. A. God B. The self C. Laura D. His parents E. Salvation 12________________painted a number of frescoes in the monastery of San Marco, Florence, including an Annunciation (fig. 13.12).  A. Leonardo da Vinci B. Sandro Botticelli C. Piero della Francesca D. Masaccio E. Fra Angelico 13. The major landmark of Florence, the,______________ was designed by.
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11. Ancient Olmec art is associated with                          . A. pyramids B. vase painting C. stone carving D. temples E. bronze casting 12. A                                         is an elaborate ceremony hosted by the chief in Northwest Coast groups of North America. A. kiva B. potlatch C. geoglyph D. “flower song” E. Bahlum 13. The Head of an Iyoba (fig. 10.19) represents a.
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23. Francesco Borromini was the chief rival of Gianlorenzo Bernini. 24. Miguel de Cervantes developed the picaresque, a form of novel that details the life of a rogue or knave who wanders from adventure to adventure. 25. René Descartres is known as the “Father of Modern Philosophy” and is well known for.
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True/False 14. Solon divided the citizens of Athens into ten classes. 15. Thucydides wrote a history of the Peloponnesian War. 16. Athens was divided into neighborhoods called demes by Cleisthenes. 17. Atlantes are female figures used as architectural supports. 18. Pergamon was an important Hellenistic city. 19. A lekythos is a.
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Multiple Choice 1. The Gothic style first developed around A. 1080 B. 1140 C. 1420 D. 1272 E. 1055 2. Duccio is to Siena as Giotto is to A. Pisa B. Milan C. Ghent D. Paris E. Padua 3. The Cathedral of Notre-Dame (figs. 12.3 and 12.4) in Paris is an example of the                          . A. Early Gothic B..
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21.In a television receiver, in order to produce sufficient contrast in the display of the picture tube, the video amplifier stages must have a minimum frequency response of: a.  15.75 kHz. b.  4 MHz. c.  6 MHz. d.  45 MHz. 22.        By generating the color information at exactly the right color subcarrier.
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Multiple Choice 1. In the philosophy of                                    the individual must accept whatever fortune brings; all the person can do is exercise control over her or his own will. A. Epicureanism B. Cynicism C. Stoicism D. Platonism E. Aristotelianism 2. The two major disasters to strike Athens in the late fifth century B.C.E. were                          ..
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11. One of the most virulent attacks on religious objects occurred in England where King Henry VIII ordered the destruction of monasteries in 1535. His systematic destruction of architecture associated with religion is an example of                          . A. patriotism B. iconoclasm C. etching D. both A and B E. none of the above 12._________________ are an.
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True/False 26. Hildegard of Bingen was the head of a German convent attached to the Benedictine monastery outside Bingen, near present-day Frankfurt. 27. The troubadours were poet-musicians who spread the chivalric code in the area of Sweden during the Romanesque period. 28. The Norman Conquest refers to the British defeat of the Germans.
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Multiple Choice 1. Marie de France best known for her                          . A. lais B. romance C. poems D. medieval dramas E. mystery plays 2. The                                      are not an Anglo-Saxon tribe. A. Angles B. Jutes C. Saxons D. Celts E. all of the above 3. The earliest monastic guidelines were provided by                          . B. St. Francis of Assisi C. St..
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True/False 10. Cordova is a city in Turkey where there was an Islamic empire. 11. The hadith consists of the coffin of Muhammed. 12. Calligraphy pervades Islamic art and is, in part, a reflection of traditional Muslim iconoclasm. 13. Avicenna and Averroes were two major voices of Islamic philosophy. 14. A.
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Multiple Choice 1. The American writer                                   was influenced by the Bhagavad Gita. A. Ralph Waldo Emerson B. Henry David Thoreau C. Mark Twain D. Walt Whitman E. Emily Dickinson 2.                                     is the divine source of all being in the Hindu religion. A. Brahman B. Sakyamuni C. Mahavira D. Shiva E. Ganesha 3. According to Benton and DiYanni, ______________is the most significant.
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True/False 16. The term samsara refers to the concept of reincarnation in both the Hindu and Buddhist religions. 17. The Taj Mahal (fig. 7.9) is a temple. 18. The urna is the cranial protuberance signifying symbolic omniscient power. 19. Sanskrit is a kind of Hindu temple. 20. The sitar is the primary.
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11. Just inside the Lion Gate (fig. 2.6) archaeologists excavated six shaft graves with many spectacular items made of                          . A. gold B. silver C. bronze D. all of the above E. both A and C 12. The ___________ is the most distinctive architectural element in Minoan architecture. A. column B. arch C. window design D. shape.
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Multiple Choice 1. It is thought that themost stable geometric forms, it symbolized permanence to ancient Egyptians.  A. circle B. cube C. sphere D. pyramid E. cone 2. During the New Kingdom, burial in replaced burial in pyramids. A. the temple B. rock-cut tombs C. a courtyard in the palace D. the city square E. none of the above 3. The.
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1. John Donne’s A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning, is recognized for its extended analogy comparing lovers to                          . A. a sunrise B. a telescopic lens C. trees in a forest D. the two feet of a geometrician’s compass E. planets in orbit 2. In the seventeenth century, a distinctly secular brand of Baroque painting emerged in . A..
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True/False 19. The Odyssey was written by Hesiod. 20. Sappho was an Archaic lyric poet. 21. The Minoan culture was centered on the island of Thasos. 22. The term polis means “house.” 23. Heinrich Schliemann was the archaeologist who found Troy and worked at Mycenae. 24. The Geometric period spans the years.
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Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following does not describe the early kouros. A. Originally painted B. Influenced by Egypt C. Freestanding D. Contains a supporting back pillar E. Is a figure of a bird 2. The is the most ancient of the Aegean civilizations. A. Minoan B. Mycenaean C. Geometric Greek D. Cycladic E. Sumerian 3. Before Athens came.
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1. Thomas Morley favored____________ in which a single melody is employed with harmonic support. A. disputations B. homophonic texture C. motets D. oratorios E. sonnets 2. The central panel in Robert Campin’s Mérode Altarpiece (fig. 14.1) depicts the                          . A. Resurrection B. Creator C. salvation and redemption of humankind D. Temptation E. Annunciation 3.                           wrote Ninety-five Theses,.
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1. Franz Joseph Haydn’s “Farewell” Symphony no. 45 was conceived as an explicit protest at the living conditions at the_____________ palace. A. Vienna B. Basel C. Berlin D. Eisenstadt E. Versailles 2. The ________________ style is marked by a shift in court taste from the poussiniste style to a rubéniste one. more A. Rococo B. Mannerism C. Baroque D..
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True/False 16. Jesus taught through parables which are stories that illustrate essential Christian principles. 17. The First Golden Age of Byzantine art was ushered in by the emperor Nero. 18. Two kinds of singing developed in the Christian service: responsorial and antiphonal. 19. Gnosticism was a major force in mainstream, orthodox.
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Multiple Choice 1. The Bowl (fig. 6.9) from                                          is a good example of the effects of the Silk Route trade  on Islamic aesthetic. A. India B. Iran C. China D. Rome E. none of the above 2. The hundreds of                                        in the interior of the mosque at Cordova in Spain are one of its  most.
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True/False 26. The Phoenician settlement at Carthage fused with the Berber-speaking populations of North and northeastern Africa to create a culture called the Punic. 27. The Popol Vuh is an epic narrative created by the Mayans. 28. Teotihuacán is Mesoamerican site in Mexico. 29. The buffalo was a staple in the life.
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