The Creators Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 9, Sections 47-53.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. With what does Boorstin say men had to struggle in order to believe in the power of human creativity?
(a) The awe of Hebraic religion.
(b) Greek grammar.
(c) The charm of Greek philosophy.
(d) The logic of Greek mathematicians.

2. What does Boorstin say is the paradoxical nature of Moses' God?
(a) He has always existed and still waits to come into existence.
(b) He speaks in texts but means all things.
(c) He is a creation of mankind but exists beyond human comprehension.
(d) He exists but his qualities can not be known.

3. To what use did Romans put sculpture according to Boorstin?
(a) Holding up buildings.
(b) Teaching anatomy.
(c) Memorializing the dead.
(d) Marking territories.

4. On what was Roman architecture based according to Boorstin?
(a) The human body.
(b) The harmony of the spheres.
(c) The symmetries in nature.
(d) The ideals of the philosophers.

5. How long was it before Gothic art changed the style of European art and architecture in Boorstin's account?
(a) Five hundred years.
(b) A thousand years.
(c) Two thousand years.
(d) A hundred years.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Boorstin say is unique about Richard Wagner?

2. What fear did St. Ambrose's creation allay?

3. What does Boorstin say Michelangelo inspired people to idealize?

4. What was unique about the first literary work in Boorstin's account?

5. In what does Boorstin say Pantagruel luxuriates?

(see the answer key)

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