ART 100 WEEK 7 QUIZ 1 Which of the following best describes Mesoamerican society? a. Sharply divided

ART 100 WEEK 7 QUIZ 1 Which of the following best describes Mesoamerican society? a. Sharply divided class structure b. Egalitarian c. Communistic d. Democratic 2. What is the crest on the top of a Mayan temple called? a. Chacmool b. Roof comb c. Talud-tablero d. Formline 3. Which illusion appears at sunset during the equinoxes on the Castillo at Chichén Itzá? a. Serpent b. Bird of prey c. Human sacrifice d. Wolf 4. What are the Mayan half-reclining stone figures called? a. Chacmool b. Coyolxauhqui c. Talud-tablero d. Coatlicue 5. Which figure is represented on the Temple of the Feathered Serpent with a squarish, stylized head, protruding upper jaw, huge, round eyes (originally inlaid with obsidian), and large, circular earspools? a. Jaguar b. Corn god c. Tobacco god d. Rain god 6. In Aztec art, how is Coyolxauhqui (the moon) depicted? a. As a snake on a cactus b. As an eagle c. With obsidian d. As a sacrificial victim 7. Which kind of sculpture did the Diquis of Central America make? a. Monumental stone sculpture b. Lost-wax sculpture c. Piece-mold sculpture d. Geoglyphs 8. Who made the giant earth-drawings in Peru that we call geoglyphs? a. Inca b. Nazca c. Moche d. Olmec 9. The stirrup, or U-shaped spout, on ceramic vessels was a form used by which civilization? a. Inca b. Maya c. Olmec d. Moche 10. To the Inca, what did gold and silver symbolize? a. Sun and moon b. Male and female deities c. Sky and earth d. King and queen 11. An enormous 100-foot tall earth mound is the most prominent feature of which of the following places? a. Cahokia b. Pueblo Bonito c. Machu Picchu d. Tenochtitlan 12. In Pueblo society, who made the pottery? a. Only the shaman b. Only the men c. Only the women d. Only the nobles 13. Maria Montoya Martinez's famous pottery was decorated in which of the following ways? a. Designs of colored glazes b. Different metallic slips c. Black and white designs d. Matte black and glossy black designs 14. What are potlatches? a. Ceramic vessels with stirrup spouts b. Monumental earthworks c. Circular ceremonial rooms d. Ritual feasts 15. Which of the following best describes Bill Reid's work The Spirit of Haida Gwaii? a. Ritualistic b. Elite and commoner class structure c. Multicultural d. Sacrificial 16. What meaning does the Finial of a spokesperson's staff from the Akan Kingdom have? a. Renewal cycle of life b. Difficulty of maintaining political power c. Physical strength is power and control d. How easily one can damage themselves or others with words 17. Which people made the oldest known sculpture from sub-Saharan Africa? a. Nok b. Yoruba c. Shona d. Kongo 18. Which characteristic do the eyes of Nok sculptural figures have in common? a. They are left blank. b. They are painted. c. They are “D”-shaped. d. Their height is greater than their width. 19. What do the parallel lines on the Ife portrait heads represent? a. Tattoos b. Ceremonial paint c. Beaded veil d. Scarification patterns 20. What is the Queen Mother of Benin called? a. Numumusow b. Iyoba c. Oni d. Nkisi nkondo 21. How was the Pendant representing an iyoba displayed? a. On the king's crown b. In the doorway of a shrine c. As the king's belt or hip ornament d. On the neck of the king's panther 22. In Benin sculpture, such as that of the iyoba, what represents Olokun, the Lord of the Great Waters? a. Portuguese soldier b. Mudfish c. Panther d. Coral-beads 23. In the fifteenth- and sixteenth-centuries, which tradition came to an end in Old Djenné because of rival warfare that caused the city to decline? a. Weaving b. Stone architecture c. Nronze casting d. Ceramic sculpture 24. What did the tall Conical Tower at Great Zimbabwe represent? a. A pyramid, symbol of stability b. Connection between the natural and supernatural worlds c. A good harvest and prosperity d. The king's power 25. What is the symbol of purity on the top of the Great Friday Mosque in Djenné? a. Ivory tusk b. Gold leaf covered crescent moon c. Ostrich egg d. Abstract mask 26. The potters, called numumusow, among the Mande-speaking peoples are: a. diviners. b. sculptors. c. blacksmiths. d. women. 27. Which method does the numumusow of the Mande-speaking people use to make their pottery? a. Coiling b. Wheel-thrown c. Molds d. Slab construction 28. Who was the finest architectural sculptor of modern times? a. Osei Bonsu b. Kojo Bonsu c. Magdalena Odundo d. Olówè of Isè 29. The word for woven textiles among the Ashante culture is: a. kente. b. ere ibeji. c. bilongo. d. weft. 30. Which of the following was true of kente cloth? a. It was made of pounded bark. b. Only women wore it. c. Some patterns were restricted to certain classes of people. d. It could not be traded or sold to non-Asante people.

 

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