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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Appendix 6.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is striking about the painting of the butcher bird, to which the author refers at the end of Appendix 5?
(a) It stands alone with nothing on any side of it.
(b) It is drawn in painstaking detail.
(c) It has an almost human expression.
(d) It is looking directly at the viewer.
2. What does the author say in Appendix 5 about Nature "at the middle distance"?
(a) It is the best way to see natural creatures in their habitat.
(b) We are so familiar with it that we think we know everything about it.
(c) It is not the best distance from which to view Nature's details.
(d) It is the only way humans are conditioned to view Nature.
3. What is self-flagellation?
(a) The act of cutting oneself.
(b) The act of burning oneself.
(c) The act of whipping oneself.
(d) The act of piercing one's skin.
4. Who used to say that when he self-flagellated God would deny him nothing?
(a) The Apostle Paul.
(b) Saint John.
(c) The Cure d'Ars.
(d) Benedict XVI.
5. How does the author describe La Tour as a person?
(a) Humble, wise, and meek.
(b) Generous and hard-working.
(c) Hard, avaricious, and proud.
(d) Gruff but kind.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the first painter mentioned in Appendix IV?
2. In theological terms, the progress the author mentions at the end of Appendix 6 is a transition from what to what?
3. How was the drug typically used up until the 1950s?
4. What is the drawback to the "visionary arts" mentioned in Appendix 3?
5. What happened to La Tour's reputation as a result of the rise of the new Art of Versailles?
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