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Gothic Art During the Middle Ages in Europe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The point of the flying buttress is

Question 2 2. The main reason Gothic architects used pointed arches was

Question 3 3. What is a rose window?

Question 4 4. What were some of the distinctive elements of French Gothic architecture incorporated into the English and German Gothic styles?

Question 5 5. Why were arches and vaults used?

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Question 6 6. How did Gothic style architecture improve upon the Roman style?

Question 7 7. Who provided most of the financial resources that supported the growth of the Gothic style?

Question 8 8. Why would churches in the Romanesque period want to acquire relics?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is indicated by the delicate shading in this painting by Giotto?

Question 10 10. Why were the artists of the Italian Gothic age so influential?

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Question 11 11. What is the most holy part of the church?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was not a major motivation in Gothic architecture?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT true about Romanesque and Gothic arches?

Question 14 14. The fan vault...

Question 15 15. Why was it so important for church buildings to offer symbolic lessons?

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Question 16 16. What best describes a Gothic floorplan?

Question 17 17. Which of the following architectural advances made the stained glass windows of Gothic cathedrals possible?

Question 18 18. Why did the earlier Christians avoid free-standing statues?

Question 19 19. What makes a relic a Passion relic?

Question 20 20. What do we call the container which holds a relic?

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Question 21 21. In what style is Chartres Cathedral built?

Question 22 22. What is used to help support the ceiling at Chartres?

Question 23 23. Rib vaulting is a crucial part of Gothic architecture because

Question 24 24. The following picture shows a _____ Gothic Cathedral.

Question 25 25. What is the difference between the Roman style of art and architecture and the Romanesque style?

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Question 26 26. Which of these artistic periods occurred right before the Gothic style?

Question 27 27. What does this work by Duccio show an early attempt at in Gothic painting?

Question 28 28. Where can one find the ambulatory?

Question 29 29. What is a pier?

Question 30 30. What element of the church represents the trinity?

Gothic Art During the Middle Ages in Europe Chapter Exam Instructions

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