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Columbia College ARTS 111 Quiz 2 (2015)
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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 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 h...
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