Question 1
3 out of 3 points
   

Which of these best describes Frank Gehry's design process?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
it is fluid and experimental
           
  Question 2
3 out of 3 points
(to be continue...) (continue)
   

Maidens and Stewards, a Parthenon fragment of the Panathenaic Procession, illustrates a _______, or sculptural band, often used by the Greeks to embellish their architecture.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
frieze
           
  Question 3
3 out of 3 points
   

Created entirely from _______, Case of Bottles by the California Funk artist Robert Arneson illustrates the modeling sculptural process.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
clay
           
  Question 4
3 out of 3 points
   

Notre Dame Cathedral, in Paris, is an example of _______ architecture.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
Gothic
           
  Question 5
3 out of 3 points
   

Allan Kaprow created "assemblages of events performed or perceived in more than one time and place." (p. 313) He called these:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
happenings.
           
  Question 6
3 out of 3 points
   

The Greek Kouros (p. 292) illustrates the idea of shifting or counter positioning weight around the axis of the spine in figurative sculpture. This pose is called:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
contrapposto.
           
  Question 7
3 out of 3 points
   

Auguste Rodin's The Burghers of Calais (p. 300) is a remarkable example of which type of sculpture?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
in-the-round
           
  Question 8
3 out of 3 points
   

In the Gothic period, when Notre Dame de Paris was built (p. 358), architects preferred to use:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
pointed arches.
           
  Question 9
3 out of 3 points
   

The material most often associated with the process of "casting" is:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
bronze.
           
  Question 10
3 out of 3 points
   

Louis Sullivan utilized this type of construction in the late 19th century in Chicago to build increasingly tall buildings.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
steel and reinforced concrete
           
  Question 11
3 out of 3 points
   

What do Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty and Great Serpent Mound have in common?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
they are both earthworks, purposeful modifications of landscape
           
  Question 12
3 out of 3 points
   

In Sky Cathedral (p. 303) the artist Louise Nevelson has combined found materials to create a sculpture. What is this process called?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
assemblage
           
  Question 13
3 out of 3 points
   

The Seagram Building, designed by Philip Johnson and Mies van der Rohe is a perfect example of ___________ in architecture.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
the International Style
           
  Question 14
3 out of 3 points
   

The Yoruba Display Piece (p. 303) produced for an oba, or king, is meant to reflect the king's power and _______.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
the power of the community's women and the king's incompleteness without them
           
  Question 15
3 out of 3 points
   

The Anasazi cliffside caves at Mesa Verde (p. 350) show the roofs of two _______, which are the underground space for ceremonial life.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
kivas
           
  Question 16
3 out of 3 points
   

Pliable clay is made to hold its form permanently (p. 296) through the process of:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
firing it.
           
  Question 17
3 out of 3 points
   

What building method was used for the construction of the Egyptian pyramids (p. 348)?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
load bearing
           
  Question 18
3 out of 3 points
   

Wood and stone carvings (p. 287) are examples of:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
subtractive sculpture.
           
  Question 19
3 out of 3 points
   

The Seagram Building, designed Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson, is an example of the International Style, a type of architecture marked by:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
austere geometric simplicity.
           
  Question 20
3 out of 3 points
   

When and where was the use of the arch in Western architecture perfected?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
in Rome around the 1st century B.C.E.
           
  Question 21
3 out of 3 points
   

By the late fourteenth century, the African kingdom of Benin had developed tremendous refinement (p. 298) in the art of:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
brass casting.
           
  Question 22
3 out of 3 points
   

How is performance art different from traditional sculpture?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
All of the above.
           
  Question 23
3 out of 3 points
   

When and why were the Pyramids at Giza built?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
roughly 4500 years ago to be used as tombs and monuments for deceased pharaohs
           
  Question 24
3 out of 3 points
   

Johnson and Burgee's University of Houston, College of Architecture is said to be a postmodern building because it:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
borrows from many different styles and time periods to create a kind of "history of Western architecture."
           
  Question 25
3 out of 3 points
   

The "look" of our buildings and communities (p. 348) depends on two different factors and their interrelation. What are those factors?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
topography and technology
           
  Question 26
3 out of 3 points
   

Which of these is not a basic principle of "green architecture"?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
buildings that make maximum use of energy supplies like coal and nuclear power
           
  Question 27
3 out of 3 points
   

Frank Lloyd Wright designed several houses (p. 366) that were based on the "vastness of the western landscape" and were "of the land, not just on the land." What did he call this style of house?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
the Prairie House
           
  Question 28
3 out of 3 points
   

A sculptural space that you can actually enter (p. 290) is referred to as:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
an environment.
           
  Question 29
3 out of 3 points
   

Frederick Olmsted conceived of a residential community outside the city, but within commuting distance (p. 378), that became an integral part of American life. What was it?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
the suburb
           
  Question 30
3 out of 3 points
   

How did Gothic architects compensate for the lateral thrust (p. 358) of the cathedrals?
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
with flying buttresses
           
  Question 31
3 out of 3 points
   

Richard Serra's The Matter of Time is:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
b & c.
           
  Question 32
3 out of 3 points
   

The Romans created larger interior spaces in architecture than the Greeks (p. 354) because:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
they combined the use of the arch with the use of concrete.
           
  Question 33
3 out of 3 points
   

The sculptural material most commonly associated with "modeling" or additive processes is:
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
clay.
           
  Question 34
3 out of 3 points
   

The Egyptian limestone carving, Senwosret I led by Atum to Amun-Re (p. 287), is an example of ________________sculpture.
Answer             
    Selected Answer:       
low relief

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