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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which statement best describes what is eliminated when a work of art is reproduced?
(a) The viewer of the artwork.
(b) The compostition of the artwork.
(c) The title of the artwork.
(d) The presence of an authority on the artwork.

2. What is unique about the Cubist images in Chapter 2 on pages 38 and 39?
(a) It takes some imagination to see a nude female figure.
(b) They consist of a variety of wild animals.
(c) It seems that the figures in the images are male.
(d) The images include an enormous amount of detail.

3. Where is the figure in "Bathsheba" sitting?
(a) She is sitting at her bedside.
(b) She is sitting to write a letter.
(c) She is sitting at the dinner table.
(d) The woman is sitting to have her feet washed.

4. Who is meant to be the ideal viewer of pages 42 and 43?
(a) Contemporary artists.
(b) Businessmen.
(c) Female consumers.
(d) Art historians.

5. Who is one of the first artists to break the tradition of objectifying women nudes?
(a) Da Vinci.
(b) Rembrant.
(c) Picasso.
(d) Manet.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the word 'image' mean in this book?

2. In Chapter 2, pages 36 and 37, how are the women in the images viewed by men in the same images?

3. In general, what are words used to do?

4. Which item would NOT fit the theme on pages 40 and 41?

5. Which of the following statements is true, according to Berger?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain how the portrayal of women by European oil painters is a contradiction to their own work theory, as explained by the authors.

2. According to Berger et al., how can the story of Adam and Eve explain the shamefulness associated with being naked?

3. Describe how men and women are different social presences, according to Berger et al.

4. Describe the general mood of the collection of images on pages 42 and 43.

5. Explain how Cubism contradicts the single eye of perspective.

6. How does the value of the original painting change after it has been reproduced many times?

7. How is a work of art from the past mystifying to the modern viewer?

8. In Chapter 2, pages 42 and 43, how do the women in the images appear to men in the images?

9. Describe how Berger et al. interpret the image of a nude women gazing in a mirror.

10. Describe how the single eye of perspective changes with the invention of the camera.

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