CSTU101 Quiz 1 Western Culture and Values
3 / 3 pts “The Heritage of the Past is the Seed that Brings Forth the Harvest of the Future.” Is located on which building in Washington?
U. S. Capital National Cathedral National Archives Supreme Court
3 / 3 pts What two concepts are the main focuses of our studies in CSTU 101?
Culture and values Culture and traditions
Civilization and institutions Culture and Civilization
3 / 3 pts The Egyptian temples were the first structures in the ancient world to be built entirely of _.
3 / 3 pts Who said “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose” George Washington
3 / 3 pts Known as the land between the Rivers. Mesopotamia
3 / 3 pts Which system says “the sun is at the center of the universe”?
3 / 3 pts What were the two main rivers in Mesopotamia? Nile and Tigris
Nile and Euphrates
Euphrates and Tigris
None of these
3 / 3 pts What could justly be described as the study of how people process and document their human experience? Beliefs
3 / 3 pts The basic way an individual looks at life, his basic worldview, the grid through which he see the world. Conclusions
3 / 3 pts What term describes the multiple perspectives we see in Egyptian art, especially in portraying the human body? Frontal Plane
3 / 3 pts Which artifact provided the key that allowed scholars to decode Egyptian hieroglyphics? Narmer Palette
King Tut’s tomb inscriptions
3 / 3 pts Who wrote these words for us to live by? “See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy…” Paul
3 / 3 pts This was perhaps the best known sculpture of Egyptian art. Queen Nefretete
Temple of Amon
3 / 3 pts Uncommon valor was a common virtue is located on which monument? Vietnam Memorial
Iwo Jima Memorial
3 / 3 pts The flux of change that we see in a culture is called Cultural Modifications Theory
Cultural Epoch Theory
Cultural Positioning Theory
Cultural Movement Theory
3 / 3 pts The first written language was called Cuneiform
3 / 3 pts The most significant Sumerian literary work was Venus of Willendorf
Epic of Gilgamesh
Hall of Running Bulls
3 / 3 pts Legal standards had been developed in the past but none so practical as the Code of Laws that established the rule of law from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean Sea. Who was the Code of Laws named after? Hannibal
3 / 3 pts Sumerians were from which area. Greece
3 / 3 pts Which cultures religion could be described as being pragmatic and self-serving?
2 / 2 pts The Egyptian and Mesopotamian culture were very similar.
2 / 2 pts The Egyptian Culture was very concerned about the color of skin pigmentation and made a point to segregate those who were different.
2 / 2 pts The Egyptians did not have the technology of the wheel when they built the pyramids.
2 / 2 pts Nebuchadnezzar has been discovered to be just a fictional king.
2 / 2 pts The Egyptians never were able to work with the post and lintel construction method.
2 / 2 pts The pyramids of Egypt were built to represent the wealth of the Egyptians, with no religious or meaning of permanence whatsoever.
2 / 2 pts King Cyrus that is mentioned in the Bible did not really exist.
2 / 2 pts The Iwo Jima Memorial is located in Japan, and is a tribute to their soldiers.
2 / 2 pts Sumerian civilization was ancient, but not very advanced in learning.
2 / 2 pts The Egyptian Culture was short lived and lasted only a few centuries.