INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES - GED120FN_0409

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Unformatted text preview: Text: Authors: Publisher: Adventures in the Human Spirit Fifth edition, 2007 ISBN: 0-13-224459-4 Philip E. Bishop Pearson/Prentice Hall 700 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701 Phone: 714-547-9625 Fax: 714-547-5777 04/09 GED 120 Introduction to Humanities Final Examination 3 Final Examination GED 120 Introduction to Humanities 1) The term megalith is properly applied to what work of the ancient world? a. Woman from Willendorf b. pyramids at Giza c. Stonehenge d. tomb of Nefertari 2) In which of these would one expect to encounter a depiction of the exploits of Gilgamesh? a. carved on a megalithic structure b. decorating a Shang dynasty bronze bell c. painted inside an Egyptian tomb d. described in a Mesopotamian epic 3) What term or topic would be most relevant to a discussion of monumental architecture in the ancient world? a. ziggurat b. the caves of Lascaux c. Vedic hymns d. hieroglyph 4) Which statement best describes the bull’s head lyre found in an ancient Sumerian tomb? a. inscribed with royal laws and decrees b. made of gold covered wood and lapis lazuli c. constructed of cast bronze and precious gems d. shaped of fired clay and painted in red 5) What would one expect to find on a ritual wine vessel (a hu) of the Shang dynasty, China? a. the face of Agamemnon b. a taotie decoration c. cuneiform writing d. an epic myth of Marduk Multiple Choice Questions (Enter your answers on the enclosed answer sheet) Final Examination 4 GED 120 Introduction to Humanities 6) The great cities of Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa were discovered in what an- cient region or empire? a. in the Indus Valley b. the Persian empire c. on the island of Crete d. along the banks of the Nile 7) The ritual wine vessel of the Shang Dynasty demonstrates the ancient Chi- nese skill in what medium? a. cast bronze b. megalithic construction c. stone carving d. fired clay 8) What ancient sacred text contains an account of the mythic battle between Marduk and Tiamat, gods of the ancient Sumerians and Babylonians? a. Enuma elish b. Vedas c. Epic of Gilgamesh d. Hymn to Aten 9) Ancient Indian civilization of South Asia was most noted for which of these works? a. the Vedas and Upanishads b. the so-called “Mask of Agamemnon” c. the ziggurat altars or temples d. a figurine of the snake goddess 10) What geographic feature provided the center of early human cultures in the South American continent? a. limestone caves and caverns b. the Andes range of mountains c. the great river valley of the Amazon d. the Mesopotamian plain 5 Final Examination GED 120 Introduction to Humanities 11) Which statement best describes the Delian League? a. resisted the conquests of Alexander b. attacked Troy and the cities of Asia Minor c. formed to defend Greek city-states against Persian attacks d. spread Greek culture across the Eastern world 12) A caryatid column was employed in what work of art?...
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