CSTU 101 Quizzes Quiz 1,2,3,4

CSTU101 Quiz 1 Western Culture and Values

  1. “The Heritage of the Past is the Seed that Brings Forth the Harvest of the Future.” Is located on which building in Washington?
  2. What two concepts are the main focuses of our studies in CSTU 101?
  3. The Egyptian temples were the first structures in the ancient world to be built entirely of
  4. Who said “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose”
  5. Known as the land between the Rivers.
  6. Which system says “the sun is at the center of the universe”?
  7. What were the two main rivers in Mesopotamia?
  8. What could justly be described as the study of how people process and document their human experience?
  9. The basic way an individual looks at life, his basic worldview, the grid through which he see the world.
  10. What term describes the multiple perspectives we see in Egyptian art, especially in portraying the human body?
  11. Which artifact provided the key that allowed scholars to decode Egyptian hieroglyphics?
  12. Who wrote these words for us to live by? “See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy…”
  13. This was perhaps the best known sculpture of Egyptian art.
  14. Uncommon valor was a common virtue is located on which monument?
  15. The flux of change that we see in a culture is called
  16. The first written language was called
  17. The most significant Sumerian literary work was
  18. Legal standards had been developed in the past but none so practical as the Code of Laws that established the rule of law from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea. Who was the Code of Laws named after?
  19. Sumerians were from which area.
  20. Which cultures religion could be described as being pragmatic and self-serving?
  21. The Egyptian and Mesopotamian culture were very similar.
  22. The Egyptian Culture was very concerned about the color of skin pigmentation and made a point to segregate those who were different.
  23. The Egyptians did not have the technology of the wheel when they built the pyramids.
  24. Nebuchadnezzar has been discovered to be just a fictional king.
  25. The Egyptians never were able to work with the post and lintel construction method.
  26. The pyramids of Egypt were built to represent the wealth of the Egyptians, with no religious or meaning of permanence whatsoever.
  27. King Cyrus that is mentioned in the Bible did not really exist.
  28. The Iwo Jima Memorial is located in Japan, and is a tribute to their soldiers.
  29. Sumerian civilization was ancient, but not very advanced in learning.
  30. The Egyptian Culture was short lived and lasted only a few centuries.

CSTU101 Quiz 2 Ancient Greece

  1. Homer composed the Iliad between what years?
  2. What types of columns decorated the front of the Supreme Court?
  3. A Wealthy-German merchant turned archaeologist discovered Troy in Northern Turkey.
  4. When was Neo-classical architecture brought to America?
  5. Greek god of the sea.
  6. The Mycenae had developed a metal craftsmanship called ___________ , the hammering of metals into representational form.
  7. Who excavated the ancient city of Troy?
  8. What do Historians sometimes use to refer to the great leap that propelled Western culture forward?
  9. The first people who dwelt in Greek lands about whom we have much information were the
  10. The apex in all the arts for the Greek civilization came to its apex during the high classical period especially during which Age.
  11. Whose view was that the Cosmos was based on the belief that every occurrence in the physical universe had logos behind it and that is where life originated?
  12. The worship of Olympian gods was a complex and fascinating religion. According to the Rawls textbook, at its most straightforward the religion used mythical gods and goddesses to explain what?
  13. Greece is surrounded by four seas. Which of these is not one of them?
  14. The first Greek code of laws. Though very severe did offer a single standard of justice for all people.
  15. The so-called “Archaic Grin” is associated with Greek sculptures? It can be seen on this sculpture.
  16. Who was not an early Athens reformer during the Archaic period?
  17. This is the name given to the civilization disseminated throughout the Mediterranean and the Near East in the wake of Alexander’s conquests.
  18. As we have studied the Greek Heritage, what dates could you give the Classical Period in Greek history.
  19. Which style of art do we associate with the Archaic Period of Greece?
  20. What type of Architecture is displayed by the Supreme Court?
  21. Individualistic to the extreme, the Greeks had no organized religion and, consequently, no hierarchy of priests.
  22. All Greek families were required to have a sacred book in their religious worship.
  23. The Indo-European tribe is believed to have lived about 3000 years ago in the area of Central Asia.
  24. According to your textbook, a culture without a divine monarch has no compelling need for monumental sculptures.
  25. The quote “Equal Justice for All” is proudly displayed above the United States Capital Building.
  26. Several constants seem to run through all cultures. Seaports are, by their nature, urban centers, cities are more open to change than rural areas. Thus the farther people are from the seacoast, the more resistant they will be to change and new ideas.
  27. The story of the Odyssey read by generations of people is a very accurate history of the Greeks.
  28. The Greeks were not known for being very idealistic or pragmatic.
  29. The Parthenon is built during the 2nd century
  30. Ancient Greek culture is generally dynamic, while ancient Egyptian culture is generally static.

CSTU 101 Quiz: Greek Philosophy and Humanist Legacy

Module 3: Week 3

  1. Professional philosopher- who became the leading teachers in Athens were called:
  2. When used in the philosophical sense, this word takes on the meaning of the rational principles that govern and develops the universe. What is this word?
  3. Which one of these is not in the Greek order of columns?
  4. Greek word translated to mean “diligence in the pursuit of moral and physical excellence”.
  5. This Greek doctrine is concerned with the ethical, ideal, or universal element in an artwork as distinguished from its emotional appeal.
  6. A structural system in which vertical supports or columns support horizontal beams.
  7. The Greek marketplace where philosophy was debated was called the ____:
  8. Reality, for ___________, consisted of (Ideas) of all basic things, Forms that exist beyond the grasp of the senses or even the mind.
  9. The top or crown of a column.
  10. Who wrote about the Peloponnesian War? The war between Sparta and Athens.
  11. “Philosophy” literally means:
  12. Who created One of Greece’s famous statue “Discobolus” (the Discus-Thrower)?
  13. Which one of these did the Greeks consider the most important of the Arts?
  14. The view that the universe requires no supernatural cause or government, that it is self existent, self explanatory, self operating, and self directing, and that it is also purposeless, deterministic, and only accidently productive of humanity.
  15. In Raphael’s painting The School of Athens, ___ is depicted with his finger pointing toward heaven, while ___ is pointing to the earth below.
  16. Who said “Man is the measure of all things”?
  17. Most ancient Greek cities developed around a fortified hilltop. What was this hilltop called?
  18. The Greek theatre created tragedy in the year __________.
  19. Who was Plato’s teacher?
  20. Who had the greatest influence in the eld of logic, particularly with his invention of the syllogism as a tool for deductive reasoning?
  21. The Greeks view the individual as paramount because personal achievements were the measure of all things.
  22. The Greeks felt that music was not important and thus did not teach their youth this art.
  23. In the Greek culture it was extremely important to obey the Priest and his commands.
  24. Aristotle’s Allegory of the Cave regarded all sense-apparent things as shadows of the Real.
  25. Pride in the Greek culture was considered a virtue.
  26. Thousands of Socrates own personal writing have helped carry on his legacy.
  27. Paul encountered the epicureans and the stoics when he spoke at the local agora in Greece?
  28. The ancient Greeks saw the human form even in their temple styles.
  29. The Greeks had a low regard for education and felt that children should learn best without a tutor or teacher.
  30. Socrates’ favorite student was Aristotle.

CSTU 101 Quiz: The Roman Narrative

Module 4: Week 4

  1. This is the best preserved of all Roman buildings because it became a Catholic church early in the history of the Church of Rome.
  2. Which of these seas did not touch the shores of Rome?
  3. These letters were the universal mark of Roman authority.
  4. Rome had two early philosophies that had been taught by the Greeks, one being Epicureanism. What was the other one?
  5. One of the most revolutionary and authoritative structures ever built, which has influenced the architecture of every age from the ancient Rome to the present day.
  6. His long sentences and his forceful word choice and arrangement made him the model of all who aspired to write Latin correctly from antiquity right through the Renaissance.
  7. Who wrote the poem the Aeneid?
  8. Representing Roman engineering and power, ______________ were a highly visible portion of the network of waterways.
  9. Literally means “the public affair” or “the people’s affair”.
  10. From the Christian’s perspective which of these is true?
  11. Which of American founding fathers designed their house with the Pantheon in mind?
  12. Which Roman city was destroyed by a volcano, Mt. Vesuvius?
  13. Who is credited with introducing the Neo-classical architecture to America’s buildings?
  14. What were as common in Rome as billboards are to us today?
  15. Which document did Jefferson write?
  16. Who proclaimed himself to be the first emperor of Rome?
  17. The writings of the ______________ “Golden Age” (70BC-14BC), not only gave aesthetic pleasure but also promoted civic virtues and pride in the fatherland. His intent was to restore the morale of educated Romans by means of poetry and history.
  18. Caesar Augustus, we know from the Bible gave himself this name. What was his name before he took this new name?
  19. Greeks characteristically created while the Romans were often content to copy art; Roman artists excelled in portraiture and ____________________ narrative precisely because they copied the work as they saw it.
  20. What structure did the Romans build that allowed their expression of who they were in the world and what they were trying to do? It was also used as a propaganda device; a representation of the yoke of oxen.
  21. For the Romans, imperialism was a matter of living out their destiny.
  22. A good word to describe the Roman mind in relations to art, would be idealistic.
  23. Lex, Rex was written by the King of England in 1644.
  24. The Roman Coliseum was not as big as previously thought and probably only held a few thousand people.
  25. Philosophy is the one area of Roman culture that is not indebted to the Greeks.
  26. The Romans viewed the Greek culture as very distasteful and refused to use any of it with their own culture.
  27. Rome could be described as being pragmatic in their worldview.
  28. Greece has very little influence on the Roman culture?
  29. The Romans took pride in their Imperialism.
  30. The main point we were illustrating with the aqueduct was Roman imperialism.

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