Course World Cultures II
Test Week 7 Quiz 6 (40 pts)
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Instructions This quiz covers Chapters 31 and 32. 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 innovation enabled the Impressionists to paint en plein air?
Selected Answer:  

Paint in tubes

Correct Answer:  

Paint in tubes

  • Question 2

4 out of 4 points

Why was Degas attracted to the soft effects of pastel chalks?
Selected Answer:  

To simulate gaslight atmosphere

Correct Answer:  

To simulate gaslight atmosphere

  • Question 3

4 out of 4 points

What human-rights issue lay beneath the surface of nineteenth-century Russian culture?
Selected Answer:  

Plight of the serf

Correct Answer:  

Plight of the serf

  • Question 4

4 out of 4 points

Approximately how many Parisians were killed in “the bloody week” of May 21-28, 1871?
Selected Answer:  

20,000-25,000

Correct Answer:  

20,000-25,000

  • Question 5

4 out of 4 points

Why do most of Edgar Degas’s paintings have work as their primary theme?
Selected Answer:  

Degas worked long and hard on his paintings

Correct Answer:  

Degas worked long and hard on his paintings

  • Question 6

4 out of 4 points

Why did the Plains tribes begin performing the Ghost Dance in 1889?
Selected Answer:  

To make the white people disappear

Correct Answer:  

To make the white people disappear

  • Question 7

4 out of 4 points

In 1892, what percent of all millionaires in the United States lived in Manhattan and Brooklyn?
Selected Answer:  

Thirty

Correct Answer:  

Thirty

  • Question 8

4 out of 4 points

How many Native Americans died on the Trail of Tears?
Selected Answer:  

Over 4,000

Correct Answer:  

Over 4,000

  • Question 9

4 out of 4 points

Why did one reviewer call Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass “a mass of rotten filth”?
Selected Answer:  

Celebrations of sexuality

Correct Answer:  

Celebrations of sexuality

  • Question 10

4 out of 4 points

How were women almost always portrayed in late nineteenth-century American visual art?
Selected Answer:  

As passive

Correct Answer:  

As passive