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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section III Chapter 2 pgs 59-86.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Eco asserts that America is a country that is fixated on realism, even to the point of obtaining "real" what?
(a) Concepts.
(b) Copies.
(c) Feelings.
(d) Dreams.

2. Eco asserts that America has its own "Fortresses of Solitude" and it is the realm in which what is found?
(a) Black holes.
(b) Hermits.
(c) Hyper reality.
(d) Prisoners.

3. The works of art within the Ringling Museum of Art are what?
(a) Scale models.
(b) Reproductions.
(c) Enlarged.
(d) Authentic.

4. Where was the first Six Flags established?
(a) Phoenix, Arizona.
(b) Gurnee, Illinois.
(c) Denver, Colorado.
(d) Arlington, Texas.

5. The Middle Ages was a period of European history from the 5th century to what century?
(a) 7th.
(b) 6th.
(c) 8th.
(d) 15th.

Short Answer Questions

1. Eco asserts that nature is a victim of what by way of zoos and aquariums?

2. When did the Western Roman Empire fall?

3. What is the ninth type of Middle Ages presented by Eco in order to approach the subject in a disciplined way?

4. Who created Superman?

5. Eco discusses the current cultural fascination with the Middle Ages that he refers to as what?

(see the answer key)

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