Course World Cultures II
Test Week 3 Quiz 2 (40 pts)
Started 4/19/16 4:20 PM
Submitted 4/19/16 4:46 PM
Due Date 4/25/16 9:00 AM
Status Completed
Attempt Score 40 out of 40 points
Time Elapsed 25 minutes
Instructions This quiz covers Chapters 23 and 24. This course has similar weekly quizzes in weeks 2-11. This quiz has ten questions (5 per chapter) drawn from a large question pool; each question is worth four points. The questions are based on last week’s reading assignment, so it normally is wise to take this quiz early in this week while that reading is fresh in mind.

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  • Question 1

4 out of 4 points

What is meant by a Rubenesque figure?
Selected Answer:  

Fleshy and voluptuous

Correct Answer:  

Fleshy and voluptuous

  • Question 2

4 out of 4 points

Why did the English people find Oliver Cromwell difficult to tolerate as their leader?
Selected Answer:  

For imposing too many restrictions on them

Correct Answer:  

For imposing too many restrictions on them

  • Question 3

4 out of 4 points

Why has the era of Louis XIV’s reign come to be known as the Age of Absolutism?
Selected Answer:  

Louis was a strong monarch who exerted power based on divine right

Correct Answer:  

Louis was a strong monarch who exerted power based on divine right

  • Question 4

4 out of 4 points

Why was dance so popular at Louis XIV’s court?
Selected Answer:  

Louis was a very talented dancer

Correct Answer:  

Louis was a very talented dancer

  • Question 5

4 out of 4 points

On whose work did Nicholas Poussin model his classical approach to painting?
Selected Answer:  

Raphael

Correct Answer:  

Raphael

  • Question 6

4 out of 4 points

How did Samuel Richardson tell the plot of his novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded?
Selected Answer:  

Series of letters

Correct Answer:  

Series of letters

  • Question 7

4 out of 4 points

As reported in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, why did the British consider Thomas Jefferson a hypocrite?
Selected Answer:  

For condemning slavery yet owning slaves

Correct Answer:  

For condemning slavery yet owning slaves

  • Question 8

4 out of 4 points

Why did Alexander Pope use heroic couplets for his discourse on ethics, An Essay on Man?
Selected Answer:  

To reflect classical balance and harmony

Correct Answer:  

To reflect classical balance and harmony

  • Question 9

4 out of 4 points

Why did John Milton write Paradise Lost?
Selected Answer:  

To justify the ways of God to men

Correct Answer:  

To justify the ways of God to men

  • Question 10

4 out of 4 points

What commission did Christopher Wren receive during the rebuilding of London?
Selected Answer:  

Fifty-two churches

Correct Answer:  

Fifty-two churches