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EXAM1 Art 112 - Question Part 3

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Head of a Roman patrician
This figure depicts:
1. a Greek soldier
2. an upper-class Roman landowner
3. the servant of an upper-class Roman land owner
4. a champion boxer
2
The definition of ‘realism’ is:
1. making objects in art appear in an imperfect, worn, deteriorated state
2. making objects in art appear in a perfect, pristine, unblemished, ideal state
3. making objects in art appear the way the same objects could appear when we view them in nature
4. answers 1 & 2
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Head of a Roman patrician
This figure exemplifies:
1. realism
2. idealism
3. abstraction
4. contrapposto
1 (very practical minded, everyone looks very individual/unique)
How do Roman portraits differ from Greek portraits?
1. they are more realistic
2. they are more idealized
3. they are more abstract
4. they are more naturalistic
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Funerary Relief of a father and his sons
This work was made during the period of
1. Classical Greece
2. Hellenistic Greece
3. the Roman Republic
4. the Roman empire
3
Funerary Relief of a father and his sons
Compared to the figure of Menkaure, these figures are more
1. abstract
2. idealized
3. naturalistic
4. realistic
3
Funerary Relief of a father and his sons
Compared to these figures, the figures on the Stele of Hegeso are more
1. idealized
2. abstract
3. realistic
4. happy
1
View of the Applian Way
The Appian Way was built by
1. the Greeks of the Classical Period
2. The Greeks of the Hellenistic Period
3. the Romans of the Republican Period
4. The Romans of the Imperial Period
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The Appian Way leads
1. South from Rome to Brindisi
2. West from Rome to Iberia (Spain)
3. East from Rome to Ravenna
4. North from Rome to Gaul (France)
1
The primary purpose for the construction of the Appian Way was
1. commercial
2. military
3. communication with foreign diplomats
4. the aesthetics of precision engineering
2 - moving legions quickly
Which aspect of the Roman character does the Appian Way express?
1. spiritual
2. aesthetic
3. pragmatic
4. philosophical
3
Pont du Gard
This structure was designed to:
1. move Roman troops over a river valley in Gaul
2. convey water over a river valley in Gaul
3. facilitate Roman commerce within the province of Gaul
4. provide gladiators with a place to train
2
Pont du Gard
This structure is an example of the Romans’ use of
1. the arch
2. the dome
3. Greek architectural ornament
4. answers 1 & 3
5. answers 2 & 3
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Temple of Fortuna Virilis
Where is this building located?
1. Greece
2. France
3. Italy
4. Constantinople
3
Temple of Fortuna Virilis
Who built this?
1. the Greeks
2. the Romans
3. the Egyptians
4. the Christians
2
Temple of Fortuna Virilis
What architectural order does this temple use?
1. Ionic
2. Doric
3. Corinthian
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Temple of Fortuna Virilis
What is the top-most element on this building called?
1. capital
2. architrave
3. frieze
4. cornice
4
Portrait of a Roman general
The approximate date of this statue is:
1. 250 B.C.
2. 50 B.C.
3. 150 A.D.
4. 350 A.D
2
Portrait of a Roman general
This figure is best described as combining:
1. Egyptian spirituality and Roman pragmatism
2. Greek idealism and Roman realism
2. Greek proportion and Early Christian abstraction
4. Roman republican ideals and Christian spirituality
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Augustus of Primaporta
This person is famous for being
1. the first Roman emperor
2. the first Christian Roman emperor
3. the last Roman emperor
4. the last Roman emperor to have a triumphal arch in his honor
1
Augustus of Primaporta
What does this statue have in common with Polykleito’s Doryphorus?
1. both figures are Greek
2. both show alternation of relaxed and engaged parts
3. both figures wear armor
4. both are made from bronze
2
The definition of ‘idealism’ is:
1. making objects in art appear in an imperfect, worn, deteriorated state
2. making objects in art appear in a perfect, pristine, unblemished, ideal state
3. making objects in art appear the way the same objects could appear when we view them in nature
2
Augustus of Primaporta
The breastplate worn by this figure depicts
1. a Roman general slaying a defeated enemy
2. a defeated enemy returning military standards to a Roman general
3. Christian symbols mixed with images of Roman gods
4. a Roman triumphal procession
2
Augustus of Primaporta
The figure’s bare feet symbolize his
1. divine ancestry
2. humility and virtue
3. casual, relaxed character
4. former poverty
1
Arch of Titus
This structure is an example of the Romans’ use of
1. the arch
2. the dome
3. Greek architectural ornament
4. answers 1 & 3
5. answers 2 & 3
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Arch of Titus
The recessed paneling that decorates the underside of the arch is called:
1. frieze
2. cornice
3. coffering
4. portico
3
Arch of Titus
What event is represented in the relief of this arch?
1. A procession after the Roman victory over the Persians
2. A procession of gladiators entering the Colosseum
3. A procession after the Roman victory in Judea
4. A ritual procession in honor of Fortuna Virilis
3
Arch of Titus
The subject matter of the reliefs on this arch is most similar to the subject matter of:
1. The Palette of King Narmer
2. The Judgment of Hunefer
3. The Parthenon frieze
4. The Stele of Hegeso
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Arch of Titus
The reliefs on this arch and the relief on the armor of the Augustus of Primaporta both depict:
1. 1. objects stolen during a military conflict
2. gods and military leaders
3. both 1 & 2
4. Neither 1 nor 2
2
The national emblem of which modern country incorporates an image from the relief on this arch?
1. Palestine
2. Italy
3. Israel
4. Turkey
3
The Flavian Amphitheater (The Colosseum)
The main use of this building was:
1. a sports arena
2. a temple
3. a political meeting place
4. an imperial palace
1
The Flavian Amphitheater (The Colosseum)
This structure was built during
1. the Roman Republic
2. the Roman Empire
3. the Early Christian era
4. the middle ages
2
The Flavian Amphitheater (The Colosseum)
This building was built largely by
1. Jewish captives
2. Persian captives
3. Roman laborers
4. Greek architects
1
Colosseum
This structure is an example of the Romans’ use of
1. the arch
2. the dome
3. Greek architectural ornament
4. answers 1 & 3
5. answers 2 & 3
4
Colosseum
On the exterior of this building, we see:
1. use of the Doric order
2. use of the Ionic order
3. use of the Corinthian order
4. use of all three orders
5. use of the Doric and Ionic orders
4
Pantheon
This structure was built during
1. the Roman Republic
2. the Roman Empire
3. the Early Christian era
4. the middle ages
2
Pantheon
This structure is an example of the Roman’s use of
1. the arch
2. the dome
3. Greek architectural ornament
4. answers 1 & 3
5. answers 2 & 3
5
Pantheon
Which of the classical architectural orders are used on the portico of this building?
1. Ionic
2. Doric
3. Corinthian
4. the classical orders are not used
3
The plan of the Pantheon is
1. central
2. axial
3. a combination of central and axial
4. neither central nor axial
3
The word ‘Pantheon’ means
1. “across the empire”
2. “temple of Pan”
3. “all the gods”
4. “imperial sanctuary”
3
Which of the following is true about the measurements of the Pantheon?
1. the diameter of the dome is equal to that of the Parthenon in Athens
2. the colonnade contains two times the number of columns as the Parthenon’s peristyle
3. the height of the columns is equal to that of the dome
4. the diameter of the dome is equal to its height
4
Traveling Musicians
This image depicts:
1. Roman gods
2. a religious ritual
3. street musicians
4. 1 & 2
3
Traveling Musicians
The medium of this image is
1. relief sculpture
2. mural painting
3. mosaic
4. scroll painting
3
Traveling Musicians
The figure on the right exemplifies:
1. contrapposto
2. modeling
3. foreshortening
4. 1 & 3
5 all of the above
5
Traveling Musicians
This image was originally located in
1. Rome
2. Athens
3. Pompeii
4. Jerusalem
3
Caracalla
In which period was this man emperor of Rome?
1. around 15 A.D.
2. around 115 A.D
. 3. around 215 A.D.
4. around 315 A.D.
3
Caracalla
In comparison to the portraits of most Egyptian rulers, this one is:
1. more abstract
2. more idealized
3. more expressive
4. more otherworldly
3
Trajan Decius
In which period was this man emperor of Rome?
1. around 50 A.D.
2. around 150 A.D.
3. around 250 A.D.
4. around 350 A.D.
3
How many emperors ruled the Roman empire in the five decades between 235 and 284 A.D.?
1. 25
2. 4
3. 10
4. 50
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Trajan Decius
With regard to facial expression, the portrait of which the following Egyptian pharaohs is most similar to this Roman emperor?
1. Menkaure
2. Akhenaten
3. Sesostris III
4. Tutankhamun
3
Trajan Decius
What circumstances might account for this figure’s pessimistic expression?
1. he ruled at a time of war and political chaos
2. he suffered from depression
3. his family was lost in a flood
4. 2 & 3
1
Constantine the Great
In which period was this man emperor of Rome?
1. around 15 A.D.
2. around 115 A.D.
3. around 215 A.D.
4. around 315 A.D.
4
Constantine the Great
The expression on this figure’s face is most similar to that of:
1. Menkaure
2. Sesostris III
3. Caracalla
4. Trajan Decius
1
Constantine the Great
This figure is famous for
1. legalizing Christianity
2. persecuting Christians
3. building the Pantheon
4. abolishing the pagan gods
1
Arch of Constantine
This triumphal arch honors which emperor?
1. Augustus
2. Caracalla
3. Trajan Decius
4. Constantine
4
Arch of Constantine
This triumphal arch was made around
1. 115 A.D
2. 215 A.D.
3. 315 A.D.
4. 415 A.D.
3
Arch of Constantine
Which of the following is true about the reliefs panels on this arch?
1. they were produced in two periods 150 years apart
2. some are much more abstract than others
3. some are much more classical in style than others
4. all of the above
5. 2 & 3
4
Christ as the Good Shepherd
Who is depicted in this painting?
1. A Roman patrician
2. the emperor Augustus
3. Jesus of Nazareth
4. the emperor Constantine
3
Christ as the Good Shepherd
Around when was this painting made?
1. 100 B.C.
2. the year 0
3. 200 A.D.
4. 300 A.D.
4
Christ as the Good Shepherd
Where was this painting located?
1. A church
2. A tomb
3. A palace
4. a poor person’s home
2
Christ as the Good Shepherd
The lamb on the shoulder of this figure symbolizes
1. sacrifice
2. meat
3. the god Apollo
4. the god Jupiter
1
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus
The word ‘sarcophagus’ means
1. ‘sacred casket’
2. ‘flesh-eater’
3. ‘heavenly portal’
4. ‘corpse-bearer’
2
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus
The scenes that decorate this sarcophagus depict:
1. Greek myths
2. Roman myths
3. Christian stories
4. events from the life of the emperor Constantine
3
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus
Who is depicted in the middle of the central compartment of the upper register?
1. the emperor Constantine
2. Jesus of Nazareth
3. the deceased person for whom the sarcophagus was made
4. the emperor Augustus
2
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus
Which story is narrated in the bottom register, second compartment from the left?
1. Aphrodite and Ares
2. Adam and Eve
3. Osiris and Isis
4. Sappho and Alcaeus
2
Eutropios
This is a portrait of:
1. a Roman god
2. a Christian saint
3. an imperial official
4. a Roman emperor
3
Eutropios
Around when was this image created?
1. 100 A.D.
2. 200 A.D.
3. 300 A.D.
4. 400 A.D.
4
Eutropios
What event took place around the time this portrait was made?
1. The destruction of the Parthenon by the Persians
2. the defeat of the Jewish uprising by Titus
3. the legalization of Christianity in the Roman empire
4. the abolition of pagan religion in the Roman empire
4
Eutropios
The severe expression on this figure’s face is most similar to that of:
1. Menkaure
2. Akhenaten
3. Augustus
4. Caracalla
4
Eutropios
On the naturalism-abstraction spectrum, this figure marks a return to the style of
1. The Metropolitan Kouros
2. the Doryphoros
3. The portrait of a Roman patrician
4. the Augustus of Primaporta
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