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Chapter 9 Question Pool

Question 1 2 / 2 points

Illuminated manuscripts were

made in scriptoria by scribes

made of encaustic on vellum

made of pigments mixed with water and egg yolk

written in Gaelic in Irish monasteries

Question 2 2 / 2 points

The basilica for the Monastery of Saint Gall showed its early Christian pedigree by its


choir before the altar


all of the above

Question 3 2 / 2 points

Which is not a pair?

Volur – Vulcan

Asgard – Olympos

Thor – Zeus

Ragnarok – the Apocalypse

Question 4 2 / 2 points


is an European epic

has a strong sense of Christian morality

is Germanic folklore

all of the above

Question 5 2 / 2 points

The first Muslim ruler of Spain was

Abd ar-Rahman I

Sinan the Great

Sultan Suleyman

Caliph Abd al-Malik

Question 6 2 / 2 points

A mihrab is __________.

an entryway to a mosque

a ceiling mosque

an official calligraphic document

a niche in a qibla wall

Question 7 2 / 2 points

Charlemagne revived an interest in the classical world in

the 6th century

the late 8th and early 9th century

his seat at Aachen

b and c

Question 8 2 / 2 points

The purse cover from Sutton Hoo is an example of

Islamic tracery

Anglo-Saxon metalwork

Viking iconography

a Neolithic artifact

Question 9 2 / 2 points

A rich 7th century ship burial was found at

Sutton Hoo




Question 10 2 / 2 points

The language of the Koran was





Chapter 10 Question Pool

Question 11 2 / 2 points

The text on the Bayeux Tapestry is

in Latin

in French

in Norwegian

in English

Question 12 0 / 2 points

A typical Romanesque portal does not contain which element?

In trumeau




Question 13 2 / 2 points

Romanesque architects used all of the following except

flying buttresses


barrel vaults


Question 14 2 / 2 points

A campanile is


bell tower



Question 15 2 / 2 points

Saint-Pierre at Moissac has a visionary character because

it was inspired by an oracle

it was inspired by a vision of St. Peter

it was inspired by a dream of Clovis

it was inspired by a miracle of St. Peter

Question 16 2 / 2 points

The Bayeux Tapestry is

a tapestry

a Viking work

an embroidery

a parchment

Question 17 2 / 2 points

The Holy Sephlcher refers to

religious order

the builders of Sainte-Foy

the rock cave in Jerusalem believed to have been the location of Christ’s burial

the pilgrimage routes

Question 18 2 / 2 points

The tympanum over the south portal at Moissac shows

2nd coming of Christ


the Virgin and Child

none of the above

Question 19 2 / 2 points

Romanesque refers to

a distinctive style in western Europe from 1000 to 1400

a period of western European art and history

a range of styles with regional variations

Medieval sculpture and architecture, but not painting

Question 20 2 / 2 points

Romanesque buildings were supported by


flying buttresses



Chapter 11 Question Pool

Question 21 2 / 2 points

In the Middle Ages, the function of the guilds was

to exclude craftsmen from professional organizations

to protect workers and establish standards of work

to permit strikes if workers were dissatisfied

to influence patrons

Question 22 2 / 2 points

English Gothic begins

with the facade of Salisbury Cathedral

with the fan vaults of Kings College, Cambridge

with the Norman tower of Canterbury

with the choir of Canterbury Cathedral

Question 23 2 / 2 points

The Corona Chapel was built

as a shrine of Henry II

by Thomas a Becket

as a reliquary

by William of Sens

Question 24 2 / 2 points

The church that contains segments built in the Early Gothic as well as the High Gothic is

St.-Maclou, Rouen

Beauvais Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Chartres Cathedral

Question 25 2 / 2 points

In contrast to French Gothic cathedrals, Salisbury has

clerestory windows

a triple transept

a square apse

a vaulted nave

Question 26 2 / 2 points

Which is not used in making stained glass windows?

colored glass


clear glass

an iron armature

Question 27 2 / 2 points

Most great French Gothic cathedrals were dedicated to


the Virgin

St. Peter


Question 28 2 / 2 points

Compared to the west facade of Reims, the west facade at Amiens

has glass tympanums

has a smaller rose window

is proportionally taller and thinner

is symmetrical

Question 29 0 / 2 points

Saint Augustine was not influenced by

In old testament

Plato’s Republic

classical philosophers

Saint Denis

Question 30 2 / 2 points

The Beau Dieu refers to

a statue at Amiens

a book by Augustine

a book by Hildegarde of Bingen

a statue at Reims

Question 31 2 / 2 points

Philip the Bold’s court was located in





Question 32 2 / 2 points

Claus Sluter’s work was like

Giotto’s for its massiveness

Simone for its lightness

Michelangelo’s for its Greek classicism

Cimabue’s for its Byzantine finish

Question 33 2 / 2 points

Which of the following had the least influence on Giotto?


Gothic French sculpture

art of ancient Rome

International style

Question 34 2 / 2 points

Which of these does not match?

Orcagna- Triumph of Death

Limbourg Brothers – Very Rich Hours

Boccaccio – The Decameron

Dante – Life of Saint Francis

Question 35 2 / 2 points

Which is not true of Giotto’s Crucifixion?

it depicts the effects of gravity

it refers to typology

it takes place in Jerusalem

Christ’s form is elongated

Question 36 2 / 2 points

Philip the Bold of Burgundy built the

Town Hall of Ghent

Hospital des Invalides

Palazzo Pubblico of Siena

Chartreuse de Champmol

Question 37 2 / 2 points

The Roman soldiers in the foreground of Giotto’s Crucifixion

are torturing Christ

are leaving the scene

are repenting their sins

are arguing over possession of his cloak

Question 38 2 / 2 points

The patron of “Les Tres Riches Heures” was

John, duke of Berry

Tommaso Portinari

Giovanni Arnolfini

Philip the Bold

Question 39 2 / 2 points

Giotto’s Virtue of Justice

reflects emerging ideas about good and bad government

has no relationship to Classical antiquity

is seated in a Renaissance building

is represented as blind

Question 40 2 / 2 points

Which is not a feature of the Divine Comedy?

Virgil is Dante’s guide through the Inferno

it was written in Latin

it is a source for Italian history

it is divided into three parts


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