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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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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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1.          The purpose of the low-loss dielectric material (radome) used to cover the dish is: a. for protection. b. for maintenance of internal pressure. c. to improve performance. d. a and b 2.An apparatus whose theory of operation is based upon motion of electrons under the influence of combined.
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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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21.        A transmission line terminated with a short has a VSWR of: a.  –1. b.  0. c. +1. d.  infinity. 22.        A transmission line terminated with a load resistance that is equal to the transmission line's characteristic impedance has a VSWR of: a. –1. b. 0. c. +1 d.  infinity. 23.        .
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1.          The polarization of an electromagnetic wave is determined by the direction of: a. B field. b.  H field. c. E field. d. all of the above. 2.The diffraction process allows reception beyond a mountain in all but a small area known as: a. dead zone. b. shadow zone..
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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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1.         For frequencies below 2 MHz, which antenna is used? a. Hertz b. vertical c. dipole d. Helmhotz 2.A λ/4 dipole at 500 MHz is used to receive a broadcast. Determine the length of the dipole. a. 1.5 M b. 3 M c. 0.9 M d. 0.6 M 3.         Which of the following is used to.
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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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1.          Which of the following factors is not used to determine a mode of energy transmission? a. power level and efficiency b. reliability c. cost and maintenance d. environmental conditions 2.          The type of wave propagated by a waveguide is: a. quantum. b. electromagnetic. c. acoustic. d. .
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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31.        Moving a full revolution around an SWR circle on the Smith chart represents: a. moving a quarter-wavelength down the transmission line. b.  moving a half-wavelength down the transmission line. c.  moving a full wavelength down the transmission line. d.  moving two wavelengths down the transmission line. 32.        The center.
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11.       Antenna gain provided with respect to an isotropic radiator is expressed as: a.   dBm b.   dBV c. dBW d.   dBi 12.       The antenna gain, given in decibel with respect to a dipole is expressed as: a.   dBd b.   dBV c. dBW d.   dBi 13.An  impedance matching device that spreads the transmission line as.
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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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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 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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11.        The field frequency for U.S. NTSC television broadcasts is: a.  30 fields per second. b.  40 fields per second. c.  60 fields per second. d.  100 fields per second. 12.        The horizontal oscillator frequency for U.S. NTSC television broadcasts is set at approximately: a.  3.58 MHz. b.  30 Hz. c.  60.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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21.The term for the situation when two or more broadcasting channels bleed into each other is called. a.              multi-path fading b.   diversity reception c.multi-frequency fading d.co-channel interference e.non of the above 22.        At resonance, the impedance of a crystal should be; a.maximum b.minimum c.variable d.   a and c e.   none of 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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11.        One wavelength of waveguide, when compared to one wavelength of free space is: a. larger. b. smaller. c. the same length. 12.        Circular waveguide is advantageous to rectangular waveguide in: a. its cost. b. continuously rotating radar applications. c. its cross-sectional area. d. its size. 13.       .
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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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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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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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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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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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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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1.Charge coupled devices (CCD's) are typically found in which of the following camera applications? a. camcorder cameras b.  security monitors c.  video phones d.  all of the above 2.          The interval of time it takes the moving electron beam to move from the end of one line back to the start of.
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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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11.        Which of the following is not a vacuum tube? a. traveling wave tube (TWT) oscillator b. Gunn oscillator c. Klystron oscillator d. Magnetron oscillator e. all of the above 12.        Which microwave oscillator is widely used in microwave ovens? a. a traveling wave tube oscillator (TWT) b..
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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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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. 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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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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11.        A point in space that radiates  equally in all directions is: a.   parabolic reflector b.isotropic Point source c.electromagnetic wave d.an antenna e.   none of the above 12.        The term for the case when the same signal arrives at the TV receiver at the two different times is: a.ghosting b.phasing c.tagging.
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