World Cultures 2

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While his coworkers constructed his designs, what hobby did Bernini pursue? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Writing plays and designing stage sets Writing plays and designing stage sets

Question 2 0 out of 2 points What effect does Caravaggio achieve with light in The Calling of Saint Matthew? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Shows Jesus bringing the light to sinners Transforms the calling into a miracle

Question 3 2 out of 2 points What is the canzona's dominant rhythm? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Long-shortshort Long-shortshort

Question 4 0 out of 2 points Why did the Baroque artists place elements on a diagonal, not the Renaissance frontal and parallel planes? Answer Selected Answer: Correct
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Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Fleshy and voluptuous Fleshy and voluptuous

Question 28 0 out of 2 points Why does Louis XIV wear red high-heeled shoes in Hyacinthe Rigaud's portrait? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer:

Question 29 2 out of 2 points To highlight his royal status To elevate his 5'4" height Why were the New Spain retablos (altarpiece ensembles) designed to be so extravagant? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: To impress the indigenous people into converting to Christianity To impress the indigenous people into converting to Christianity

Question 30 0 out of 2 points Why did Spain enter a period of decline after the death of Philip II? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Philip IV bankrupted the court with his art purchases Severe inflation and a loss of tax revenue bankrupted the court

Question 31 2 out of 2 points Why did Hobbes believe that most people willingly accepted a social contract? Answer Selected Answer: To control their instincts and to achieve peace Correct Answer: To control their instincts and to achieve peace

Question 32 0 out of 2 points According to Isaac Newton, why does the universe function harmoniously and orderly? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Objects in motion stay that way unless acted upon The sun and planets exert gravitational pulls

Question 33 2 out of 2 points Why primarily did James Cook set sail for Tahiti in 1768? Answer Selected Answer: Correct

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