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1. It wouldn't have been possible to build a building such as London's Crystal
Palace in the eighteenth
century because
A. iron hadn't yet been developed as a building material.
B. appropriate glass-making techniques were not yet known.
C. innovative building techniques weren't encouraged before 1850.
D. advanced structural construction methods were unknown.
2. Which of the following sequences of architectural features is in the
correct chronological order of
development?
A. Post and lintel construction, groin vault, pointed arch
B. Frame construction, barrel vault, groin vault
C. Pointed arch, steel frame construction, frame construction
D. Pointed arch, barrel vault, cast-iron construction
3. An example of sculptural carving would be
A. Rodin's Walking Man.
B. Unkei's Kongorikishi.
C. Jenny Holzer's Untitled.
D. David Smith's Cubi.
4. The most preferred surface in lithography is
A. limestone.
B. granite.
C. marble.
D. lead.
5. Like the decorative arts and design, architecture is meant to be useful.
Like sculpture, architecture
A. must be seen from multiple perspectives to be appreciated.
B. is generally thought to be less "pure" than the decorative arts.
C. is usually thought to be as "pure" as painting.
D. is most successful when it's two dimensional.
6. Which of the following is not a concern of the Tibetan monks from the
Drepung Loseling Monastery
who, during an eight-day empowerment ritual, create a sand mandala?
A. The process of artistic creation
B. The use to which the finished work is put

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C. The pattern of the mandala
D. The preservation of the completed work
7. The oldest form of intaglio printmaking is called
A. engraving.
B. wood.
C. relief printmaking.
D. lithograph.
8. If you were to spend a week in Athens visiting the major architectural
achievements of the ancient
Greeks, which type of column would you see the least number of during
your stay there?
A. Doric
B. Ionic
C. Capital
D. Corinthian
9. Why must artists who work with charcoal choose their paper carefully?
A. The texture of the paper becomes part of the design.
B. The paper affects the color of the charcoal.
C. They want the paper to show authenticity.
D. They appreciate the richness of expensive paper.
10. Which of the following artists was not involved in the creation of Saint
Peter's Basilica and the Vatican?
A. Michelangelo
B. Carlo Maderno
C. Giacomo della Porta
D. Leonardo da Vinci
11. The part of the camera used to see what the artist would see is called
the
A. shutter.
B. viewfinder.
C. aperture.
D. film.
12. _______ is the artist who invented the mobile.
A. Robert Smithson

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