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  41)During the Vietnam war, A.some families experienced turmoil when one son went north B.to Canada to avoid the draft and one went east C.for training before being shipped to Vietnam to fight. Many clinical D.psychiatrists have tried to explain the divisions within these families. E. No error. 42)For vacation I went to Fort.
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    11. Which artist carried the “organic principle” the farthest, incorporating it even into the structure of his architecture? a.Antoni Gaudi b.William Morris c.Louis Sullivan d.Gustave Eiffel   12. What does “camera obscura” mean? a.lost machine b.mysterious picture c.dark chamber d.missing image   13. Which is an early photographic process that was a positive print made on a lightsensitized copper plate using iodine.
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    11. Interestingly, who hung a copy of Fuseli’s The Nightmare in his office? a.Napoleon Bonaparte b.Sigmund Freud c.Thomas Jefferson d.Winston Churchill   12. What was the biannual or annual show of the French Academy called? a.the Royal Pavilion b.the Paris Exposition c.the Legion of Honor d.the Paris Salon   13. Who was one of the two female founding members of the Royal.
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    31. What was the attitude of Aborigine artists toward modern American and European mediums? a.They rejected them. b.They combined them with their traditional mediums. c.They adopted them with Western subject matter. d.They adopted them.   32. What is the French Philosopher Jacques Derrida’s theory called that texts have unstable meanings that change depending on the context? a.Pluralism b.Deconstruction c.Combines d.Appropriation   33..
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1. What are the documents called wherein twentieth-century artists wrote declarations of their artistic principles? a.automatic writing b.readymades c.collage d.manifestoes   2. Which kind of art must communicate EXCLUSIVELY through formal means such as line, shape, color, and texture? a.Realist b.Nonrepresentational c.Abstract d.Intuitive   3. The tendency to emphasize physical processes, for example, visible brushstrokes or chisel marks, is a characteristic of: a.Modernism b.Formalism c.Analytic.
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1. According to Maya Ying Lin, what was an important point of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial? a.to see yourself reflected in the names b.a monument to suffering humanity c.the names would lose individuality and become a texture d.the futility of war   2. By design, the arms of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial are pointing toward what? a.the.
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    41. The Seagram Building in New York is one of the finest examples of which style of architecture? a.Postmodernism b.Historicism c.International Style d.Beaux-Arts   42. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a: a.Bauhaus architect b.De Stijl architect c.Purist architect d.Neo-Baroque architect   43. According to Robert Venturi, what is wrong with the International Style of architecture? a.It is too heterogeneous. b.It is too complex. c.It.
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    31.What is a genre painting?   32.What did Bernini intend to represent by the colonnade in front of Saint Peter’s?   33.In what way is the work of Frans Hals like that of Velázquez?   34.What is a burr and in what process is it used?     35.How does Bernini’s Cornaro Chapel reveal the characteristics of Baroque art.   36.Compare.
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    22.Explain the “myth” of Primitive art and how it applies to African art.   23.How is pattern used to enhance cultural identity at Nankani compound, Sirigu, Ghana? What kinds of patterns are used and on what kinds of objects and surfaces?   24.Describe how an nkisi nkonde changes over time and becomes a visual.
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    11. Who had a bad temper and was always in trouble with the law? a.Bernini b.Velázquez c.Gentileschi d.Caravaggio   12. Who was one of Caravaggio’s most successful Italian followers? a.Artemisia Gentileschi b.Bartolomé Esteban Murillo c.Giovanni Battista Gaulli d.Anibale Carracci   13. Which strong influence is seen in the early career of Velázquez? a.Michelangelo b.Caravaggio c.Carracci d.Raphael   14. Who was made a knight of the Order of Santiago.
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  11)In her column, the reviewer wrote that the ballet dancers __________ a wonderful performance. A)had given B) had gave C) gave 12)The sophomores __________ contain their excitement at having won first place in the university?s academic contest. A)could hardly B) couldn?t hardly 13)Students in the summer art class were involved enough in __________ work to.
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    21. Which is the principle that Rousseau and other Enlightenment philosophers taught that seems to be a conscious theme in Vigée-Lebrun’s Portrait of Marie Antoinette with Her Children? a.the importance of the aristocracy b.the idea of the “noble savage” c.the importance of each class fulfilling their duty d.the importance of the mother in nature   22..
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1. All the civilizations of which area had a ritual ball game with religious and political significance? a.Mesoamerica b.Central America c.South America d.North America   2. Which of the following best describes Mesoamerican society? a.sharply divided class structure b.egalitarian c.communistic d.democratic   3. Which of the following is the oldest Mesoamerican civilization? a.Aztec b.Maya c.Olmec d.Teotihuacan   4. Which ancient Americans made the most accurate calendar? a.Olmec b.Aztec c.Nazca d.Maya   5. Which ancient.
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  31)Which sentence is correct, clear, and concise? A)The choice to go to the college that she liked best was made by Katherine. B)Katherine chose to go to the college she liked most. C)The choice about which college she liked most was made by Katherine herself. D)The choice to go to the college that was.
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  1)I am not sure why you __________ doing that. A)where B)we?re C)were 2)Each horse in the race had __________ colors. A)their B) there C)its D)it?s 3)The young lawyer struggled to understand and to articulate the __________ of the complex case. A)principal B)principle 4)The old man is one of many individuals who __________ lost their life savings to those crooks. A)has B)have 5)The ballerina felt.
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  21)The young boy ran over to give his sad uncle a hug because he knew the uncle felt __________. A)bad B)badly 22)To sustain good health, __________ important to follow a healthful diet. A)its B) its? C) it?s 23)She graduated from __________. A)High School B) High school C)Washington high school D)Washington High School 24)I pulled two __________ at the same time. A)cat?s.
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1. Which people made the oldest known sculpture from sub-Saharan Africa? a. Nok b.Yoruba c.Shona d.Kongo   2. Which characteristic do the eyes of Nok sculptural figures have in common? a. They are left blank. b.They are painted. c.They are “D”-shaped. d.Their height is greater than their width.   3. What do the parallel lines on the Ife portrait heads.
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    11. Largely because of Jasper Johns, which artist came to be thought of as important as Picasso? a.Salvadore Dali b.Marcel Duchamp c.Henri Matisse d.Paul Cézanne   12. Which of the following describes the work of Jean Tinguely? a.polished steel inspired by the formalism of Analytic Cubism b.a construction of discarded packing boxes, spindles, and other wooden refuse c.kinetic sculpture.
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    48.Art Nouveau derives its forms from what natural things?   49.What was the Salon des Refusés?       50.Explain how Manet subverts tradition in at least one of his canvases.   51.How did the Impressionists in general, and Monet in particular, paint light instead of objects?   52.Using Mont Saint-Victoire as an example, explain how Paul Cézanne creates the.
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1. In the seventeenth-century, what was the Catholic Church’s reaction to the Renaissance’s Humanism rationality and independence? a.It encouraged independence. b.It nurtured Humanism. c.It turned to an authoritarian position. d.It removed art from the churches and whitewashed the walls.   2. It is thought that the word Baroque may come from the word for: a.an irregularly shaped.
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1)We chose the __________ of the two remaining videos in the rental store for the children?s party. A)better B) best 2)Neither her associates nor the doctor __________ the surgery is necessary. A)thinks B) think 3)Do you really want to give __________ the money that you earned? A)she and Jim B)Jim and she C)Jim and her D)them two 4)The sick.
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  21)The dancing instructor told the class to practice in order to make __________ steps automatic. A)their B)its 22)The committee found it difficult to __________ his revisions. A)accept B)except 23)Alan?s friends resented him because they were not as talented as __________. A)he B) him C) his 24)The trail of the __________ marked the way to the stream. A)dogs? paws? B)dogs? paws C)dog?s paw?s D)dogs.
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    52.What are the three principles of the International Style architecture?   53.Recount the event that inspired the painting Guernica. Discuss the style and imagery that Picasso used to respond to that event.   54.Describe the development and influence of Cubism. Include a comment regarding the working relationship of Picasso and Braque.     .
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1. Which style developed is seen as a reaction to the formality and rigidity of seventeenth-century court life? a.Neoclassicism b.Mannerism c.Rococo d.Realism   2. Which of the following is a characteristic of the Rococo? a.larger scale projects b.more intense emotion c.greater naturalism d.pastel colors   3. For whom was the French Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture’s category fête galante created? a.Watteau b.Fragonard c.Bernini d.Poussin   4. British.
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    31. What is the reaction against Impressionism called? a.Realism b.Surrealism c.Expressionism d.Post-Impressionism   32. What was Georges Seurat’s technique called? a.Impressionism b.Pointillism c.Symbolism d.Synthetism   33. Who said that he wanted to “make of Impressionism something solid and durable, like the art of the museums”? a.Paul Gauguin b.Vincent van Gogh c.Edvard Munch d.Paul Cézanne   34. Who changed the Impressionist brushstroke to be more solid and rectangular and.
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    41. Which artist is best known for expressing anxiety and a fear of death? a.Vincent van Gogh b.Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec c.Edvard Munch d.Paul Gauguin   42. In Toulouse-Lautrec’s Jane Avril, which of the following is a particularly strong influence? a.Pointillism b.Synthetism c.Japonisme d.Passage technique   43. Which is true of Rodin’s Burghers of Calais? a.They were calm. b.They were idealized. c.They were on a high.
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    48.What are the two main branches of Abstract Expressionism?   49.What is meant by the “mainstream”?   50.What is “kitsch”?   51.What are “benday dots”?   52.Explain the meaning of the prefix “neo” when part of the title of an art movement.       .
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1. In architecture, which style rejected the values of modern industry and recaptured a pre-industrial sense of beauty? a.Art Nouveau b.Historicism c.Impressionism d.Realism   2. In architecture, what is the strong consciousness of and attention to the institutions, themes, styles, and forms of the past called? a.Passage technique b.Arts and Crafts Movement c.Art Nouveau d.Historicism   3. According to Charles Garnier, to.
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    21. Whose assertion that art was a mental, rather than a physical, activity influenced the Conceptualists? a.Pablo Picasso b.Jackson Pollock c.Marcel Duchamp d.Kazimir Malevich   22. Which is the art form that produced dramatic displays outdoors? a.Happening b.Conceptual art c.Earthworks d.Performance art   23. Who, in the spirit of Duchamp, designated himself a work of art? a.Robert Smithson b.Christo c.Eva Hesse d.Bruce Nauman   24. Which form did.
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  11)The coach gave the swim team two extra hours to gather __________ tickets and suitcases for the trip to the swimming meet. A)their B) his C)her D)its 12)I don?t have any idea what you __________ doing out that night. A)were B) we?re C) where 13)The NFL teams that I dislike the most __________ the Dallas Cowboys, the.
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    21. For which purpose does Thomas Eakins use light in The Gross Clinic? a.to stir emotions b.to imply that science is the light of knowledge c.he minimizes contrast to reduce emotion d.to spotlight the students in the gallery   22. Who was one of the most brilliant pupils of Thomas Eakins? a.Henry O. Tanner b.Mary Cassatt c.Winslow Homer d.Charles Sheeler   23..
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  41)During the Vietnam War, A.some families were split apart when some sons went to fight, while others went north B.to Canada to escape the draft. Twenty years laterpsychiatrists C.work with Veterans D.to heal their psychic scars E.. No error. 42)For my birthday last spring, A.I went to New York City, New York,.
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    11. Who did Käthe Schmidt Kollwitz use for the figure of Black Anna in The Outbreak? a. her mother b.herself c.Florence Nightingale d.Marie Curie   12. Which movement was organized by Kandinsky to include nine artists interested in the power of color? a.Die Brücke b.Fauves c.Der Blaue Reiter d.Orphism   13. Which art movement was the invention of Pablo Picasso and.
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      47.What is the difference between Analytic Cubism and Synthetic Cubism?   48.“Collage” is borrowed from the French, meaning?   49.What does the term “Dada” mean?   50.How does Marsden Hartley portray his friend in Portrait of a German Officer?   51.Why did the Rockefellers destroy an unfinished mural by Diego Rivera that they had paid for?     .
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    37.What were the advantages of lithography for artists such as Daumier?       38.Discuss why David’s Oath of the Horatii is considered to be a severely classical painting by a most truly Neoclassical artist.   39.What made the Raft of the Medusa so controversial? Consider both style and subject matter.   40.What characteristics distinguish the Rococo, Neoclassicism,.
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    11. What are the magical or medicinal objects and ingredients called that are added to a Power Figure in the Kongo culture? a.kente b.bilongo c.ere ibeji d.torons   12. The potters, called numumusow, among the Mande-speaking peoples are: a. diviners b.sculptors c.blacksmiths d.women   13. Which method does the numumusow of the Mande-speaking people use to make their pottery? a.coiling b.wheel-thrown c.molds d.slab construction   14. The.
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    21. Which intaglio process uses acid to “cut” the plate? a.engraving b.etching c.drypoint d.mezzotint   22. Which of the following processes typically makes the fewest prints? a.etching b.drypoint c.engraving d.mezzotint   23. Which artist is known for his many personal self-portraits? a.Franz Hals b.Caravaggio c.Rembrandt d.Rubens   24. For which subject is Judith Leyster best known? a.genre scenes b.mythological scenes c.religious subjects d.portraiture   25. To whom does le Roi Soleil (the Sun King).
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    21. Which of the following thought that art should leave the studio and go into the factories? a.Orphism b.Dada c.Constructivism d.Futurism   22. El Lissitzsky made what he called a, “Project for the Affirmation of the New,” otherwise known as: a.a Proun b.a Readymade c.Suprematism d.Surrealism   23. Mondrian thought that the beauty we see in nature is: a.sensual and subjective b.rational and universal c.ideal d.picturesque.
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    64.How does Michelangelo’s David compare to Donatello’s earlier version?   65.Describe the setting of Giorgione’s The Tempest and explain why scholars have compared him to a modern artist. What evidence supports this conclusion?   66.Describe the typical characteristics of Mannerism and explain in what ways these characteristics appear, or do not appear, in Pontormo’s.
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    21. Which was considered by the Incas to be a worthy gift to the gods? a.smoke b.cloth c.obsidian d.a human heart   22. Spanish conquerors were obsessed with amassing what material(s)? a. gold b.diamonds c.gold and Silver d.gold and diamonds   23. Cultures in what is now the southeastern United States formed their communities around: a.lakes b.earthen mounds c.geoglyphs d.pyramids   24. Which of the following peoples.
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    37.How were the giant earth-drawings on the Nazca plain made?   38.What were the subjects of Moche ceramics?   39.What is quillwork?       40.Discuss the purpose of Inca tunics and the message, meaning, and symbolism in the Inca’s use of pattern and color on cloth.   41.Describe the iconography of The Founding of Tenochtitlan page from the Codex.
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    31. Which best describes the painting of John Constable? a.turbulent b.fantastic natural scenery c.naturalistic scenes of rural stability d.depicting natural disasters   32. Thomas Cole inspired a group of landscape painters in the early nineteenth-century. What were they called? a.the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood b.the Hudson River School c.the Barbazon Painters d.the Wanderers     33.How does Joseph Wright use light in An Experiment on a.
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      53.Contrast the painting of Jackson Pollock and Willem de Kooning. What is the emotional impact on the viewer and how does it differ between the two painters? What was the difference in the artists’ approaches?   54.Describe Marcel Duchamp’s use of kitsch and its inclusion in Pop Art. How did this confuse.
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    31. The earliest evidence of basketwork in North America was found in: a.Key Marco, Florida b.Chaco Canyon, New Mexico c.Danger Cave, Utah d.Cahokia, Illinois   32. The battle-scene hide painting from the North Dakota Mandan Native Americans was collected by: a.Daniel Boone b.George Washington c.Alexander Hamilton d.Lewis and Clark   33. What are potlatches? a.ceramic vessels with stirrup spouts b.monumental earthworks c.circular ceremonial rooms d.ritual feasts       34.What.
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  31)Which sentence is the most correct, clear, and concise? A)In the world?s society of today, what most people agree is needed is some sort of decisive action. B)Today we need prompt action. C)At this point in time there is a need for swift, prompt action. D)In this modern world of today, what is needed.
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    31. Which art movement was particularly interested in exploring Freud’s ideas about the subconscious? a.Cubism b.Fauvism c.Surrealism d.De Stijl   32. Which group would be most likely to use dream analysis, free association, automatic writing, word games, and hypnotic trances? a.Dada b.Futurism c.De Stijl d.Surrealism   33. Merit Oppenheim’s most famous work intentionally confuses which element of art? a. line b.color c.texture d.value   34. Whose philosophy.
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    11. What is the Aztec name of the figure that is represented on the Temple of the Feathered Serpent as a fanged serpent head with feathers around its neck? a. Tlaloc b.Coyolxauhqui c.Quetzalcoatl d.Coatlicue   12. When the Aztecs saw an eagle perching on a prickly pear cactus, what did it mean to them? a.A human.
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1) That is the __________ movie I?ve ever seen. A)worse B)worst C)worest D)most worst 2) Neither of the students __________ on the honor roll. A)is B)are 3) The skier was zooming out of control toward __________. A)Suzie and I B)Suzie and me C)we girls D)them girls 4) I don?t have __________ more to say about that. A) nothing  B) anything C)no 5) The limping grizzly bear evidently.
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    41. What was the movement of African-American writers, artists, and musicians that explored black experience and identity? a.Precisionists b.Harlem Renaissance c.New Realists d.Regionalists   42. Whose photographs of African Americans in Harlem in the first half of the twentieth century conveyed a sense of racial pride and social empowerment? a.Dorothea Lange b.Timothy O’Sullivan c.James Van Der Zee d.Aaron Douglas   43. What.
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