Week 3 Quiz HUM 112

Question 1




Why did Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx believe capitalism should be eliminated?




•  Question 2






Why were Timothy O’Sullivan’s and Alexander Gardener’s photographs of the Gettysburg battlefield so disturbing?




•  Question 3






In Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave, what does the distant Mount Fuji represent?




•  Question 4






How did the East India Company recoup the money it spent buying Chinese products for import?




•  Question 5






By how much did Haussmann’s plan increase land dedicated to public parks in Paris?




•  Question 6






Why did the Parisian workers revolt in June 1848?




•  Question 7






Why did the United States outlaw Chinese immigration in 1882 with the Chinese Exclusion Act?




•  Question 8






On what values was nationalism based?




•  Question 9






Why did Haussmann’s redesign cause the working class to move outside the city?




•  Question 10






Why did the Japanese nishiki-e calendar painters have to disguise the symbols for months in their works?




•  Question 11






Why did Charles Baudelaire speak so disparagingly of George Sand?




•  Question 12






Why in part did Manet’s Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass) disturb its viewers?




•  Question 13






In Rigoletto, how does Giuseppe Verdi show his characters’ contrasting emotions?




•  Question 14






Why did the Jockey Club demand that French opera have a second-act ballet?




•  Question 15






Why did Wagner design the orchestra to be underneath the stage of the Bayreuth Festspielhaus?




•  Question 16






How did Verdi have to change his operas so they would be produced in Paris?




•  Question 17






Who is the first person to call himself an “anarchist”?




•  Question 18






For what was Charles Baudelaire’s poetry criticized?




•  Question 19






How did George Sand challenge sexual stereotypes?




•  Question 20






What does the black cat at the end of Olympia’s bed symbolize?




•  Question 21






Why was Degas attracted to the soft effects of pastel chalks?




•  Question 22






Why did nineteenth-century Russian collectors favor French and German works over Russian art?




•  Question 23






Why are the young girls in Degas’s Dance Class in a moment of great stress?




•  Question 24






How did William Morris and Company discriminate against women?




•  Question 25






How did Tchaikovsky raise ballet music to a new level?




•  Question 26






Why did the 13 Russian artists known as the Travelers show their paintings across the country instead of in an urban gallery?




•  Question 27






As stated in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, why were nineteenth-century Americans so attracted to French culture?




•  Question 28






Why did Camille Pissaro paint Red Roofs with the complementary colors red and green and orange and blue set side by side?




•  Question 29






Why can Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party be viewed as a response to Émile Zola’s challenge for the Impressionists to create more complex paintings?




•  Question 30






In Berthe Morisot’s Summer’s Day, why is one woman’s dress with zigzags while the other is a patchwork of straight strokes?




•  Question 31






How did Jane McCrea become a symbol of Native American and white relations?




•  Question 32






According to architect Louis H. Sullivan, what determined a building’s identity?




•  Question 33






Why did suffragette Lillie Devereux Blake declare the Statue of Liberty to be an oxymoron?




•  Question 34






Why was ragtime music poorly received by many Americans?




•  Question 35






Why did the Lakota and the Kiowa tribes keep a “winter count”?




•  Question 36






Why did John Ruskin criticize James Whistler’s Impressionistic Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket?




•  Question 37






Which earlier artist seems to have influenced Eakins in The Gross Clinic and The Agnew Clinic?




•  Question 38






In The Life Line, how does Winslow Homer present the female?




•  Question 39






What was the title of the preparatory sketch for George Bellows’ Cliff Dwellers?




•  Question 40


Why did the U.S. Congress select Chicago to host the 1893 Columbian Exposition?




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