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AnswerSelected Answer:To emphasize the exotic origin of the Ming vaseCorrect Answer:To symbolize worldly wealth, vanity, and mortality•Question 202 out of 2 pointsWhy in 1618 were some members expelled from the Dutch Reformed Church and even imprisoned?AnswerSelected Answer:Belief that good deeds could overcome predestinationCorrect Answer:Belief that good deeds could overcome predestination•Question 210 out of 2 pointsWhat new dance form emerged from Louis's court?AnswerSelected Answer:BalletCorrect Answer:Minuet•Question 220 out of 2 pointsOn whose work
did Nicholas Poussin model his classical approach to painting?AnswerSelected Answer:TitianCorrect Answer:Raphael•Question 232 out of 2 pointsWhy did Louis XIV of France consider himself "the Sun King"?AnswerSelected Answer:Like the sun god Apollo, he saw himself dispensing wealthCorrect Answer:Like the sun god Apollo, he saw himself dispensing wealth•Question 242 out of 2 pointsAs discussed in the chapter's "Continuity and Change" section, in Henri Testelin's Jean-Baptiste Colbert Presenting the Members of the Royal Academy of Science to Louis XIV, why does Louis look out of place amid the scientific dignitaries and instruments?AnswerSelected Answer:He is the image of ostentatious excess
Correct Answer:He is the image of ostentatious excess•Question 252 out of 2 pointsWhat distinction does Anne Bradstreet's The Tenth Muse hold?AnswerSelected Answer:The first book of poetry written by a colonistCorrect Answer:The first book of poetry written by a colonist•Question 262 out of 2 pointsWhy does Louis XIV wear red high-heeled shoes in Hyacinthe Rigaud's portrait?AnswerSelected Answer:To elevate his 5'4" heightCorrect Answer:To elevate his 5'4" height•Question 272 out of 2 pointsWhy was dance so popular at Louis XIV's court?AnswerSelected Answer:Louis was a very talented dancerCorrect Answer:Louis was a very talented dancer•Question 282 out of 2 points
Why are most dances in binary form-a repeated two-part structure?AnswerSelected Answer:To make the dance easier to masterCorrect Answer:To make the dance easier to master•Question 292 out of 2 pointsWhy has the era of Louis XIV's reign come to be known as the Age of Absolutism?