Course World Cultures II
Test Week 8 Quiz 7 (30 pts)
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Instructions This quiz covers Chapters 33 and 34. This course has similar weekly quizzes in weeks 2-11. This week 8 quiz has ten questions (5 per chapter) drawn from a large question pool; each question is worth three 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

3 out of 3 points

Why did Friedrich Nietzsche reject organized religion, going so far as to declare that “God is dead”?
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For producing morality based on fear of punishment

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For producing morality based on fear of punishment

  • Question 2

3 out of 3 points

Why was Auguste Rodin’s The Kiss considered too scandalous for U. S. public display?
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The woman is an active participant

Correct Answer:  

The woman is an active participant

  • Question 3

3 out of 3 points

Why at the beginning of the twentieth century were Western powers vying to dominate Africa?
Selected Answer:  

To control the natural resources and trade routes

Correct Answer:  

To control the natural resources and trade routes

  • Question 4

3 out of 3 points

Why did the Society of Men of Letters refuse to accept Rodin’s Monument to Balzac, forcing him to return the advance payments?
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Not a realistic portrayal

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Not a realistic portrayal

  • Question 5

3 out of 3 points

Why did European audiences find the character Nora in Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House scandalous?
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For leaving her husband and children

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For leaving her husband and children

  • Question 6

3 out of 3 points

Why did The Birth of a Nation establish director D. W. Griffith as a film master?
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His use of cinematic space

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His use of cinematic space

  • Question 7

3 out of 3 points

Why did Igor Stravinsky earn boos and hisses from the opening-night Parisian audience for Le Sacre de printemps (The Rite of Spring)?
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The radical music was jarring

Correct Answer:  

The radical music was jarring

  • Question 8

3 out of 3 points

Why did Arnold Schoenberg create his 12-tone system?
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To show that every tone was equal to every other

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To show that every tone was equal to every other

  • Question 9

3 out of 3 points

Why was the Der Blaue Reiter artist Wassily Kandinsky obsessed with color?
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It directly influenced the soul

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It directly influenced the soul

  • Question 10

3 out of 3 points

What is the chief theme of Kandinsky’s Composition VII?
Selected Answer:  

The biblical Apocalypse

Correct Answer:  

The biblical Apocalypse