Humanities 30: Exam 2

Aristotle’s landmark contributions include all of the following EXCEPTA. a treatise on ethics.B. the framing of the syllogism.C. the classification of plants and animals.D. the invention of the dialectical method. D. the invention of the dialectal method.
The so-called “Heroic Age” refers to the era that producedA. Athenian democracy.B. the Greek epics.C. the Parthenon.D. the Persian Wars. B. the Greek epics.
Dramatic festivals were held in AthensA. every four years.B. once a year.C. twice a year.D. monthly. C. twice a year.
The unfree laborers in Sparta were calledA. helots.B. barbaros.C. Hellenes.D. Achaeans. A. helots.
Alexander carried Hellenic culture as Far East asA. ChinaB. IndiaC. JapanD. Vietnam B. India
The thinker who advanced the idea that reality lay in numerical proportion wasA. Thales.B. Pythagoras.C. Democritus.D. Aristotle. B. Pythagoras.
A landmark of the Hellenistic Age is theA. Parthenon.B. theater at Epidaurus.C. Apollo Belvedere.D. Calf-Bearer. C. Apollo Belvedere.
The Analects of Confucius show a deep concern forA. moral order.B. filial piety.C. the cultivation of character.D. All these answers are correct. D. All these answers are correct.
The origins of Greek drama are probably found inA. religious celebrations.B. enactments of Greek epics.C. athletic games.D. All these answers are correct. A. religios celebrations.
Which of the following schools of thought was NOT developed in the Hellenistic Age?A. SophismB. EpicureanismC. StoicismD. Cynicism A. Sophism
The two great epics of the Greeks, the Iliad and the Odyssey, featureA. an analysis of Greek cosmology.B. the heroes of the Trojan War.C. the Persian attack on the Greeks.D. the story of the birth of the polis. B. the heroes of the Trojan War.
The gods of ancient Greece wereA. thought to intervene in the lives of humans.B. anthropomorphic figures.C. believed to be eternal.D. All these answers are correct. D. All these answers are correct.
Athens’ Golden Age flowered shortly after theA. Persian Wars.B. Peloponnesian Wars.C. conquest of Troy.D. rule of Alexander the Great. A. Persian Wars.
The word “marathon” derives fromA. the finale of the Greek games.B. a leading Greek commercial city.C. news of a Greek military victory over the Persians.D. a type of Greek statuary. C. news of a Greek military victory over the Persians.
In Golden Age Athens, laws were madeA. by male landowners.B. by adult males and females.C. only by citizens who owned slaves.D. by elected representatives. A. by male landowners.
Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations arose inA. MesopotamiaB. Asia MinorC. the Aegean Sea.D. the Western Mediterranean C. the Aegean Sea.
In the Republic, Plato argues that ________ should govern.A. philosopher-kingsB. elected representativesC. well-educated malesD. religious leaders A. philosopher-kings
Naturalistic philosophy was advanced by the theories ofA. Thales.B. Democritus.C. Pythagoras.D. All these answers are correct. D. All these answers are correct.
The word “Hellenic” meansA. classicalB. AthenianC. balancedD. Greek D. Greek
The name Herodotus is associated with the birth ofA. historical record-keeping.B. the lost-wax process.C. Athenian democracy.D. naturalistic philosophy. A. historical record-keeping.

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