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Art & Architecture of Ancient Rome Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Chariot races involved teams of horses harnessed to a small cart. Who was responsible for driving the cart?

Question 2 2. During a race, the chariots and horses on the race course would careen around a turn that was marked by what physical structure?

Question 3 3. The largest hippodrome or circus ever built had four stories of seats and could fit more than 100,000 people. Which structure was it?

Question 4 4. Ancient Greeks called a certain type of U-shaped race course a hippodrome. The ancient Romans call the same kind of structure _____.

Question 5 5. Building a hippodrome began with which of the following steps discussed below?

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Question 6 6. Which of these is NOT part of the Vitruvian triad?

Question 7 7. For which emperor did Apollodorus of Damascus mostly work?

Question 8 8. What is a forum?

Question 9 9. Which of these is attributed to Emperor Hadrian?

Question 10 10. Who was the first great architect of Rome?

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Question 11 11. Many ancient cultures built defensive walls and dwellings with dry stone construction methods. Of the following reasons, which is NOT one of the reasons that this method was used?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sites would be an example of Cyclopean dry stone construction?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about early forms of dry stone construction is NOT true?

Question 14 14. You are visiting a historic site that has a large circular tower made of double dry stone walls. What kind of structure are you looking at?

Question 15 15. From what time period does the site of Skara Brae date?

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Question 16 16. What do most historians think this statue was created to commemorate?

Question 17 17. Who was Marcus Aurelius?

Question 18 18. What is the Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius made of?

Question 19 19. The physical appearance of Marcus Aurelius indicates that he wanted to be remembered as:

Question 20 20. What is an equestrian statue?

Art & Architecture of Ancient Rome Chapter Exam Instructions

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