1. Which culture ensured the survival of classicism by imitation and adaptation?
    C. Roman

  2. A theoretical set of unifying rules of proportion that the ancient Greeks searched for was called
    C. a canon.

  3. The Greek philosopher __ tried to demonstrate the order of nature by observing geometric and numeric proportion.
    D. Pythagoras

  4. The classical style embraced the following:
    A. principles of clarity, harmony, and proportioned order

  5. Pythagoras tried to show that the order of the universe could be understood by
    D. all of the choices are correct (observing proportion in nature, plucking a string, and geometry).

  6. The person responsible for “Hellenizing” North Africa and Central Asia was
    C. Alexander the Great.

  7. Which of the following are NOT identified in the text as hallmarks of Greek art?
    C. romanticism

  8. A Greek canon is
    B. a standard of measurement.

  9. Vitruvius advised that the construction of a building
    A. imitate the proportions of the body.

  10. The main source of our information regarding Greek painting during the Golden Age has come down from
    B. decorated vases.

  11. The outstanding architectural achievement of Golden Age in Athens is the
    B. Parthenon.

  12. Greek art is said to observe classical humanism if it refers to
    B. fundamental laws of the human physique.

  13. The great temple of Athena in Athens uses which of the following architectural orders?
    B. Doric

  14. Which of the following is cited as the greatest of the Athenian lyric poets?
    D. Sappho

  15. A krater is a
    C. a vessel used for mixing wine and water.

  16. Greek water jars, wine jugs, and storage vessels record
    D. all of the choices are correct (working, gaming, and fighting).

  17. Dominant in the decoration of black-figured vases:
    A. principles of clarity and order

  18. Greek lyrical poems of praise were called
    B. odes.

  19. The “music of the spheres” referred to by Pythagoras was a harmony produced by
    D. the revolution of the planets around the earth.

  20. Archaic Greek sculpture most closely resembled
    B. Egyptian statues of 2000 years earlier.

  21. The Kritios Boy represents
    C. the classical style.

  22. Which of the following peoples finally conquered the Greeks in 338 B.C.E.?
    C. the Macedonians

  23. During the Hellenistic period, which of these replaced Athens as the cultural center of the western world?
    A. Alexandria

  24. The bronze statue of Zeus is significant because it
    A. makes the god look like an athlete.

  25. The male nudes of the High Classical Age seem to fulfill
    D. Aristotle’s idea of excellence.

  26. The __ held that spiritual satisfaction was only possible if one renounced societal values, conventions, and material wealth.
    B. Cynics

  27. The __ held that happiness depended on avoiding all forms of physical excess; they valued plain living and the perfect union of body and mind.
    A. Epicureans

  28. The Parthenon is dedicated to
    B. Athena.

  29. The Parthenon represents
    A. a long history of post-and-lintel temple building.

  30. The sculpture of the Parthenon appears in
    D. the pediments.

  31. The Parthenon’s Doric metopes illustrate
    B. legendary combat between the Greeks and Giants.

  32. Sappho was
    C. a poet.

  33. The word music derives from
    A. the offspring of Zeus and the goddess of Memory.

  34. In terms of sculpture, the work which sums up the Hellenistic aesthetic is
    D. Laocoön and His Sons.

  35. Hellenistic art
    B. is notable for its sensuous female nudes. (Also powerful emotions and being theatrical)