Applied Sciences

Question 1 

  1. Which of these seas did not touch      the shores of Rome?

 

Ionian Sea

 

Adriatic Sea

 

Tyrrhenian Sea

 

Black Sea

3 points

Question 2 

  1. These letters were the universal      mark of Roman authority.

 

Alpha

 

SPQR

 

Omega

 

ROM

3 points

Question 3 

  1. Which of American founding fathers      designed their house with the Pantheon in mind?

 

Washington

 

Franklin

 

Jefferson

 

Adams

3 points

Question 4 

  1. Greeks characteristically created      while the Romans were often content to copy art; Roman artists excelled in      portraiture and ____________________ narrative precisely because they      copied the work as they saw it.

 

historical

 

story

 

triumphant

 

cultural

3 points

Question 5 

  1. Which two structures illustrate      Roman eclecticism?

 

Coliseum and   Pantheon

 

Coliseum and   Trajan’s Column

 

Pantheon and   Basilica of Constantine

 

Roman Forum and the   Senate

3 points

Question 6 

  1. One of the most revolutionary and      authoritative structures ever built, which has influenced the architecture      of every age from the ancient Rome to the present day.

 

Aqueducts

 

Triumphal Arch

 

Trajan’s column

 

Pantheon

3 points

Question 7 

  1. Literally means “the public      affair” or “the people’s affair”.

 

Democratic

 

Republic

 

Patricians

 

Plebeians

3 points

Question 8 

  1. This is the oldest continuously      used religious building in the West, having started as a pagan temple and      then converted to a Catholic church.

 

Parthenon

 

Pantheon

 

Peter’s Cathedral

 

Coliseum

3 points

Question 9 

  1. Who is credited with introducing      the Neo-classical architecture to America’s buildings?

 

Washington

 

Jefferson

 

Hamilton

 

Franklin

3 points

Question 10 

  1. What structure did the Romans      build that allowed their expression of who they were in the world and what      they were trying to do? It was also used as a propaganda device; a      representation of the yoke of oxen.

 

Parthenon

 

Triumphal Arch

 

Aqueducts

 

Statues of Caesar

3 points

Question 11 

  1. The period from the rule of Caesar      Augustus through Marcus Aurelius.

 

Pax Romana

 

Deus Ex machine

 

Pax Augustus

 

Archaic period

3 points

Question 12 

  1. The Romans valued education and      scorned the uneducated, whether Roman or foreigner.  Who wrote      “Ignorance condemned these impoverished souls to “the tyranny of the      present”?

 

Virgil

 

Cicero

 

Octavian

 

Caesar

3 points

Question 13 

  1. The greatest Roman poet of the      Republic.

 

Cicero

 

Caesar

 

Lucretius

 

Demosthenes

3 points

Question 14 

  1. What significant structural      architectural principle did the Romans develop?

 

Colonnade

 

Post and Lintel   construction

 

Rounded Arch and   Vault

 

Columns

3 points

Question 15 

  1. One of Rome’s most famous      narrative art monuments is _____________.

 

Trajan’s Column

 

Bust of Caesar

 

Bathhouse

 

Aqueducts

3 points

Question 16 

  1. This is the best preserved of all      Roman buildings because it became a Catholic church early in the history      of the Church of Rome.

 

Coliseum

 

Parthenon

 

Pantheon

 

Trajan’s coliseum

3 points

Question 17 

  1. According to the Roman timeline      this Republic began around what date?

 

500 AC

 

1000 BC

 

510 BC

 

200 BC

3 points

Question 18 

  1. The central wedge-shaped stone in      an arch; the last stone put in place, it makes the arch stable.

 

Dome

 

Voussoirs

 

Pilaster

 

Keystone

3 points

Question 19 

  1. Rome had two early philosophies      that had been taught by the Greeks, one being Epicureanism. What was the      other one?

 

Stoicism

 

Socratism

 

Agnosticism

 

Atheism

3 points

Question 20 

  1. From the Christian’s perspective      which of these is true?

 

“Rex,   Lex”

 

“Lex,   Rex”

 

“Lex,   Lex”

 

“Rex,   Nex”

3 points

Question 21 

  1. The Romans took pride in their      Imperialism.

True

False

2 points

Question 22 

  1. The Greeks had slaves but the      Romans chose not to embrace slavery.

True

False

2 points

Question 23 

  1. The chief arts of Rome were      architecture and sculpture.

True

False

2 points

Question 24 

  1. The Romans viewed the Greek      culture as very distasteful and refused to use any of it with their own      culture.

True

False

2 points

Question 25 

  1. Hannibal was a famous Roman      general in the 5th century.

True

False

2 points

Question 26 

  1. A good word to describe the Roman      mind in relations to art, would be idealistic.

True

False

2 points

Question 27 

  1. The Greeks were more interested in      what works, while the Romans were more interested in what is right.

True

False

2 points

Question 28 

  1. Lex, Rex was written by the King      of England in 1644.

True

False

2 points

Question 29 

  1. Rome could be described as being      pragmatic in their worldview.

True

False

2 points

Question 30 

  1. Philosophy is the one area of      Roman culture that is not indebted to the Greeks.

True

False

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