Hum112 week 5 quiz

HUM112 Week 5 Quiz
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Unformatted text preview: Question 1 0 out of 2 points During America's Great Depression, approximately how much of the national workforce was unemployed? Answer Selected Answer: One-fourth Correct Answer: One-third Question 2 0 out of 2 points As discussed in the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section, what economic factor distinguishes the Bauhaus-design Seagram Building in New York City? Answer Selected Answer: The building occupies less land due to its height Correct Answer: Every vertical foot above ground is rentable Question 3 2 out of 2 points Why did the bourgeois German youth flock to the Wandervogel movement? Answer Selected Answer: To recapture a premodern past Correct Answer: To recapture a premodern past Question 4 2 out of 2 points Why did the Germans level the Basque town of Guernica in 1937? Answer Selected Answer: Take out a bridge used by Spanish rebels Correct Answer: Take out a bridge used by Spanish rebels Question 5 0 out of 2 points Why did the Nazis decry and later burn Expressionist still lifes? Answer Selected Answer: For being created by Jewish artists Correct Answer: For not representing Nature realistically Question 6 2 out of 2 points Why most likely did composer Sergei Prokofiev write the simplistic symphonic fairy tale Peter and the Wolf? Answer Selected Answer: Satisfy Soviet authorities who called his music too complicated Correct Answer: Satisfy Soviet authorities who called his music too complicated Question 7 0 out of 2 points How many Jews are estimated to have been exterminated at Auschwitz- Birkenau? Answer Selected Answer: 444,000 Correct Answer: 1-2.5 million Question 8 2 out of 2 points Why did Adolph Hitler claim Jews were to blame for what he perceived as Germany's post-World War I moral decline? Answer Selected Answer: Their association with communism Correct Answer: Their association with communism Question 9 2 out of 2 points What three major divisions of German society does Georg Grosz parody in his painting The Pillars of Society? Answer Selected Answer: Military, clergy, and middle class Correct Answer: Military, clergy, and middle class Question 10 2 out of 2 points In his painting to what event does Picasso link the tragedy of Guernica?...
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