Art History 5th Edition Volume 1 Stokstad Cothren Test Bank


Art History 5th Edition Volume 1 Stokstad Cothren Test Bank



ISBN-10: 0205873480

ISBN-13: 9780205873487 978-0205873487


Multiple Choice
1. Chauvet Cave is located in __________.
A. Ireland
B. northern Spain
C. southeastern France
D. coastal France
Answer: C
Page reference: 9
2. Homo sapiens appeared on the earth __________ years ago.
A. 300,000
B. 400,000
C. 100,000
D. 50,000
Answer: B
Page reference: 2
3. The word “Neolithic” means __________.
A. new stone
B. symbolic writing
C. writing in stone
D. new history
Answer: A
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4. Archaeologists link the emergence of image making to the arrival of __________.
A. Homo sapiens
B. Paleo sapiens
C. Homo sapiens sapiens
D. Neo sapiens
Answer: C
Page reference: 2
5. Representational images began appearing in Australia, Africa, and Europe beginning
approximately __________ years ago.
A. 100,000
B. 40,000
C. 25,000
D. 10,000
Answer: B
Page reference: 2
6. _________ evidence shows that modern humans moved from Africa, across Asia,
into Europe, and finally to Australia and the Americas between 100,000 and 35,000
years ago.
A. Geological
B. Architectural
C. Archeological
D. Written
Answer: C
Page reference: 2
7. Relative to art, one of man’s important new cognitive developments was the ability to
A. use tools
B. think symbolically
C. write
D. communicate verbally
Answer: B
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8. Prehistoric people often coated their floors with powdered __________.
A. ash
B. bones
C. clay
D. ocher
Answer: D
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9. As long ago as __________ BCE, figurines of people and animals appeared.
A. 50,000
B. 30,000
C. 25,000
D. 10,000
Answer: B
Page reference: 5
10. The Lion-Human sculpture from Hohlenstein-Stadel, Germany is made of
A. cast clay
B. molded bronze
C. mammoth ivory
D. porcelain clay
Answer: C
Page reference: 5
11. The Woman from Brassempouy captures the essence of a head, also called the
__________ __________.
A. memory image
B. abstracted mind
C. soul image
D. mind image
Answer: A
Page reference: 7
12. The earliest known prehistoric cave painting site was discovered in 1994 and is
called __________.
A. Altamira
B. Chauvet
C. Pech-Merle
D. Lascaux
Answer: B
Page reference: 9
13. Small-scale female sculptures from the Upper Paleolithic period were once called
__________figures, which implied a religious association, although this has not yet
been proven.
A. tomb
B. Venus
C. Eve
D. servant
Answer: B
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14. Prehistoric cave paintings were first discovered in Spain in the________________.
A. 20th century
B. 19th century
C. Middle Ages
D. Roman Empire
Answer: B
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15. Most Neolithic architecture in Germany and central Europe consisted of wood posts
supporting a central beam or __________.
A. supporting rail
B. ridgepole
C. major post
D. common beam
Answer: B
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16. Walls of woven branches that were covered with mud or clay, or ______ and______
was a common building technique used in central Europe during the Neolithic period.
A. mottle; pole
B. hard; fast
C. head; daub.
D. wattle; daub.
Answer: D
Page reference: 16
17. Rows of trapezoidal buildings made of wooden posts, branches, mud, and clay
characterize the architectural remains at_____________.
A. Lepenski Vir
B. Çatalhöyük
C. Skara Brae
D. Sesklo
Answer: A
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18. The simplest form of construction used to span space is __________-and-
A. post; lintel
B. post; beam
C. brace; cannon
D. lintel; strut
Answer: A
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19. Continually rebuilt and replastered, early houses at Çatalhöyük may have functioned
as ____________.
A. observatories
B. temples
C. production centers for tools and pottery
D. historical markers
Answer: D
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20. The word megalithic means __________.
A. middle stone
B. new rock
C. old stone
D. large stone
Answer: D
Page reference: 16
21. Stonehenge was created in __________ phases of construction and activity,
starting in 3000 BCE during the Neolithic Period and stretching over a millennium and a
half into the Bronze Age.
A. eight
B. two
C. ten
D. four
Answer: A
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22. Scholars see the transport of bluestones to Stonehenge from more than 150 miles
away as a sign of ________________.
A. the lack of local stone
B. evidence of engineering technology
C. connections to an ancestral homeland
D. ritual significance of materials
Answer: C
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23. Stonehenge was built in __________-and-__________ construction.
A. post; lintel
B. corbel; cantilever
C. lintel; beam
D. post; corbel
Answer: A
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24. The lintels of Stonehenge are secured by __________-and-__________ joints.
A. post; lintel
B. anchor; beam
C. mortise; tenon
D. link; stem
Answer: C
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25. In approximately __________ BCE, prehistoric humans began firing clay in the form
of vessels.
A. 15,000
B. 12,000
C. 7000
D. 2500
Answer: B
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26. The age of metal made its European debut around __________ BCE.
A. 10,000
B. 7000
C. 4000
D. 3000
Answer: D
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27. Bronze is an alloy of __________ and __________.
A. pewter; tin
B. gold; silver
C. tin; copper
D. silver; copper
Answer: C
Page reference: 23
28. Neolithic ceramic figurines probably functioned as __________________.
A. votives
B. toys
C. portraits
D. all of the above
Answer: D
Page reference: 21
29. The potter’s wheel developed in approximately 4000 BCE in __________________.
A. Japan
B. China
C. Egypt
D. India
Answer: C
Page reference: 20
30. The term ______________includes all of human existence prior to the emergence
of writing.
A. prehistory
B. paleo-scripto
C. non-scribe
D. proto-Celtic
Answer: A
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31. The earliest use of metal objects was as _________________.
A. tools
B. ornamentation
C. money
D. weapons


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