Ancient Roman Architecture, Sculpture & Mosaics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these was never part of the Roman forum?

Question 2 2. According to legend, why was the forum founded?

Question 3 3. How did Emperor Nero acquire the land for his private palace in the heart of Rome?

Question 4 4. Which Emperor built the underground tunnels for the Roman Colosseum?

Question 5 5. Which style of Roman mural art was characterized by illusionistic images of figures, landscapes, or architecture that implied more space in the room than was true?

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Question 6 6. What was the most common subject of Roman mosaics?

Question 7 7. Which of these was not part of the recipe for Roman concrete, or opus caementicium?

Question 8 8. What makes the Pantheon so unique?

Question 9 9. What word best describes the Fourth Style?

Question 10 10. What made the Third Style different than the other styles?

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Question 11 11. Which material were the Etruscans most fond of using for their statues?

Question 12 12. Who were the Etruscans?

Question 13 13. Why did portrait styles change under Hadrian?

Question 14 14. What scene is featured in the narrative relief in the Arch of Titus?

Question 15 15. What were the two main areas of the square Roman temples?

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Question 16 16. Romans took elements from _____ architecture for developing their own architectural style.

Question 17 17. Which of these did the Romans adopt from Etruscan architecture?

Question 18 18. What is a city-state?

Question 19 19. Which of the following made Italy a great place to start an empire?

Question 20 20. From which of the following civilizations did the Romans adopt their alphabet, religion, and much of their architecture and art?

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Question 21 21. How are the arch and the dome related?

Question 22 22. Imagine that you want to to transport water over a great distance. What aspect of Roman engineering would be most helpful in achieving this goal?

Question 23 23. What was a basilica in the Roman forum?

Question 24 24. If the Emperor was going to visit the games, where did he find a seat and how did he enter the Roman Colosseum?

Question 25 25. Which of these was not a characteristic of Roman portrait sculptures?

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Question 26 26. What was the advantage of concrete as a building material?

Question 27 27. How did Second Style murals create an impression of spatial depth?

Question 28 28. Where do we find the majority of surviving Etruscan art?

Question 29 29. What is a triumphal column?

Question 30 30. Which facade was emphasized in Roman religious temples?

Ancient Roman Architecture, Sculpture & Mosaics Chapter Exam Instructions

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