Columbia College ARTS 111/ ARTS 111 Quiz 2 (2015) - 95690

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Question Question 1 2 / 2 points The Ishtar Gate is from Persepolis Paris Akkad Babylon Question 2 2 / 2 points Cuneiform literally means rectangular cone-shaped cylindrical wedge-shaped Question 3 2 / 2 points The Ishtar Gate used glazed brick an arch patterns of horses a and b, but not c Question 4 2 / 2 points Shamash is the Akkadian sun god moon god supreme god lightning god Question 5 2 / 2 points The largest Neolitic settlement is located at: Babylon Jerusalem Jericho Catal Huyuk Question 6 2 / 2 points Which is not true of the Stele of Naram-Sin? it dates to the third millennium BC it commemorates the death of Naram-Sin it represents landscape as well as human figures it is a relief Question 7 2 / 2 points The Mesopotamians believed in a heavenly afterlife a gloomy afterlife a materialistic afterlife a joyous afterlife Question 8 2 / 2 points Sumerian art is characterized by symmetrical when seen from the front clasped hands large eyes in upturned faces all of the above Question 9 2 / 2 points The figure of Naram-Sin is shown with frontal shoulders and legs with frontal shoulders and profile legs with frontal legs and a profile head with a frontal head and shoulders Question 10 2 / 2 points Assurbanipal was known for his cruelty and culture his cruelty and virtue his culture and learning his power and his generosity Question 11 2 / 2 points Neolithic in the Near East developed about ______ years earlier than in Europe. 2,000 1,000 4,000 3,000 Question 12 2 / 2 points Which of the following are most logically connected? Gilgamesh, Susa, Tell Asmar, Uruk Cyrus, Darius, Persepolis, Susa Woolley, Gudea, Sargon, Hammurabi Ishtar, Sargon, Woolley, Ur Question 13 2 / 2 points The staring, wide eyes of the Tell Asmar statues are believed to indicate that the figures are terrified by evil spirits are apotropaic are in the presence of a god are praying Question 14 2 / 2 points A ziggurat is a fort Mesopotamian temple platform pyramid building made by Gudea Question 15 2 / 2 points Cylinder seals were glyptic art produced during Uruk period used to keep inventories all of the above Question 16 2 / 2 points The first recorded epic is about Odysseus Gilgamesh Abraham Noah Question 17 2 / 2 points Akkadians were Semitic speaking lived north of Sumer Mesopotamian people all of the above Question 18 2 / 2 points A stele is a city wall a weapon a stone marker a knife Question 19 2 / 2 points Nergal and Ereshkigal are the king and queen of nature king and queen of the underworld king and queen of the sky king and queen of the sea Question 20 2 / 2 points The beards of the Tell Asmar statues are best described as red and stylized naturalistic and black stylized and curvilinear black and stylized Question 21 2 / 2 points Ziggurats are symbolic rivers symbolic mountains symbolic sculptures symbolic temples Question 22 2 / 2 points Lagash was: an Assyrian city the center of the Neolithic Anatolia a city-state a Persian city Question 23 2 / 2 points The Ishtar Gate was dedicated to the god of war the goddess of fertility the god of the underworld the goddess of the moon Question 24 2 / 2 points Which of the following is not a Mesopotamian god? Anu Ishtar Isis Inanna Question 25 2 / 2 points Mesopotamian cultures did not include Hittites Akkad Assyria Sumer Question 26 2 / 2 points ______ ruled Akkad and waged war on his neighbors around 2200 BC. Naram-Sin Alexander the Great Narmer Ashurnasirpal Question 27 2 / 2 points The hieros gamos refers to a sacred marriage a holy game a festival of the new year a rain ceremony Question 28 2 / 2 points The earliest known writing is called hieroglyphics Akkadian cuneiform the alphabet Question 29 2 / 2 points Ziggurats are an example of archaic construction cantilever construction post and lintel construction load bearing construction Question 30 2 / 2 points The Scythians are best known for diorite temples pottery gold Question 31 2 / 2 points Lions were traditional guardians because they were never thought to sleep they were kings of the animals they symbolized the human king they were powerful enough to keep enemies away Question 32 2 / 2 points The largest Neolithic site so far discovered in the ancient Near East is located in modern Iraq Turkey Jordan Iran Question 33 2 / 2 points Which of the following does a Lamassu not have? sword wings five legs horned cap Question 34 2 / 2 points Tigris and Euphrates are Mesopotamian gods Hittite gods Mesopotamian rivers Mesopotamian rulers Question 35 2 / 2 points Hammurabi is known for building the walls of Uruk a law code the Epic of Gilgamesh worshipping the sun god Question 36 2 / 2 points Gudea thought of himself mainly as a patron of cuneiform tablets temples paintings sculpture Question 37 2 / 2 points An Apadana is a storage room a sanctuary a gateway an audience hall Question 38 2 / 2 points Most Assyrian wall decoration includes domestic scenes hunting and war scenes landscape scenes gods Question 39 2 / 2 points Sargon was a Hittite ruler a Sumerian ruler an Akkadian ruler the ruler of Ur Question 40 2 / 2 points A documented, excavated object is said to have a value valuation promise provenience
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Question

Question 1 2 / 2 points

The Ishtar Gate is from

Persepolis

Paris

Akkad

Babylon

Question 2 2 / 2 points

Cuneiform literally means

rectangular

cone-shaped

cylindrical

wedge-shaped

Question 3 2 / 2 points

The Ishtar Gate used

glazed brick

an arch

patterns of horses

a and b, but not c

Question 4 2 / 2 points

Shamash is the Akkadian

sun god

moon god

supreme god

lightning god

Question 5 2 / 2 points

The largest Neolitic settlement is located at:

Babylon

Jerusalem

Jericho

Catal Huyuk

Question 6 2 / 2 points

Which is not true of the Stele of Naram-Sin?

it dates to the third millennium BC

it commemorates the death of Naram-Sin

it represents landscape as well as human figures

it is a relief

Question 7 2 / 2 points

The Mesopotamians believed in

a heavenly afterlife

a gloomy afterlife

a materialistic afterlife

a joyous afterlife

Question 8 2 / 2 points

Sumerian art is characterized by

symmetrical when seen from the front

clasped hands

large eyes in upturned faces

all of the above

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