1. The materials used to build and decorate Hagia Sophia included ________.

a.marble, and brick, but not concrete

b.marble, brick, and concrete

c.marble

d.Brick X

e.concrete

2. The Vienna Genesis is a/an _________.

a.inconsistent narrative

b.broken narrative

c.continuous narrative

d.meaningful narrative

e.elaborative narrative

3. Where would a minbar most likely be found?

a.inside a mosque X

b.as part of a column

c.at the entrance of a Muslim home

d.supporting a dome

e.guarding the harem

4. Coffering in the Pantheon ________.

a.helped expand interior space

b.supplied an accurate means of measurement for the Romans

c.helped lighten the weight of the dome X

d.protected the interior from the weather

e.enabled extensive road systems to be built

5. Middle Byzantine churches are frequently decorated with ________ on the exterior.

a.cloisonné brickwork and arcuated windows, but not varying roof lines

b.cloisonné brickwork, arcuated windows, and varying roof lines

c.arcuated windows

d.cloisonné brickwork

e.varying roof lines

6. Where is the Hall of the Two Sisters?

a.the Alhambra X

b.the Masjid-i Shah

c.the Taj Mahal

d.the Dome of the Shah Mosque

e.the Selimiye Cami

7. The mosaic of the grape harvest at Santa Costanza symbolizes the ________.

a.prefiguration of Christ’s resurrection

b.Eucharist and blood of Christ X

c.lives of the saints and martyrs

d.Annunciation of Christ’s birth

e.the Crucifixion of Christ

8. Tairona goldsmiths in South America used the lost-wax process to cast their gold ________.

a.to preserve the precious metal available to them X

b.because they had to trade for the gold they used, to preserve the precious metal available to them, and to demonstrate their superiority over other techniques

c.because they had to trade for the gold they used and to preserve the precious metal available to them, but not to demonstrate their superiority over other techniques

d.to demonstrate their superiority over other techniques

e.because they had to trade for the gold they used

9. The 165 foot tall Malwiya minaret is in ________.

a.Bukhara, Uzbekistan

b.Kairouan, Tunisia

c.Samarra, Iraq

d.Mshatta, Jordan

e.Córdoba, Spain

10. In which Mesoamerican city have archeologists not found evidence of a ball court as of yet?

a.Tikal

b.Copán

c.Teotihuacán

d.Tula

e.Chichén Itzá

11. The Basilica of Constantine included barrel vaults, groin vaults, and a central dome over an eight-sided room.
True
False X

12. Which feature marks St. Mark’s as a Byzantine building?

a.high bema

b.dome on a centralized building

c.elaborate narthex

d.none of these answers

e.insertion of a triple apse

13. Characteristics of the arabesque include:

a.potential for unlimited growth

b.independence of the carrier of the design

c.abstract patterns and potential for unlimited growth, but not independence of the carrier of the design

d.abstract patterns, potential for unlimited growth, and independence of the carrier of the design

e.abstract patterns

14. Early Christian art routinely stresses idealized bodies over narrative clarity.
True
False

15. Which of the following is a circular semi-subterranean ritual structure?

a.kiva

b.metate

c.effigy mound

d.none of these answers

e.temple mound

16. Which of the groups below is often referred to as the "mother culture" of Mesoamerica?

a.Toltecs

b.Mixtecs

c.Aztecs

d.Maya

e.Olmecs

17. The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is topped by a ________.

a.crossing tower

b.hemispheric dome

c.corbelled vault

d.none of these answers

e.timber roof

18. Byzantine paintings of the Lamentation included ________.

a.mourning angels and other celestial creatures

b.Mary to intensify the emotional impact

c.Mary Magdalene and Peter expressing their grief

d.Old Testament prefigurations of Christ’s death

e.the Apostles who mourn for the dead Christ

19. Teotihuacán was a large, densely populated metropolis that fulfilled a central ________ role for the region.

a.economic

b.civic

c.civic and economic, but not religious

d.civic, economic, and religious

e.religious

20. Where would a squinch most likely be found?

a.none of these answers

b.as part of a column

c.at the entrance of a chapel

d.supporting a dome

e.guarding the entry

21. The feathered serpent is one guise of the Me

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