Rasmussen HUM2023 All Weeks Quizzes Latest 2020 August

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Rasmussen HUM2023 All Weeks Quizzes Latest 2020 August
Rasmussen HUM2023 All Weeks Quizzes Latest 2020 August
Rasmussen HUM2023 All Weeks Quizzes Latest 2020 August

HUM2023 HumanitiesWeek 1 Quiz  

•             Question 1          The humanities can be the starting point for a journey into self-knowledge.

True

False

•             Question 2          Which of the following figures has been called both a “universal man” and a “Renaissance man” for his wide ranging contributions to both the humanities and the sciences, including the creation of the Mona Lisa and plans for an early version of an airplane?

Michelangelo

 

Leonardo da Vinci

Rembrandt

Vincent van Gogh

•             Question 3          For some poets and writers in the late Middle Ages, nature was viewed as a sacred escape from the death and decay that the plague and poverty brought upon city life.

True

False

•             Question 4          Which ancient Greek philosopher was famous for his method of teaching that emphasized asking a series of questions?

Aristotle

Diogenes

Socrates

Zeno

•             Question 5          Which of the following passages from the Bible do environmentalists point to as evidence that humanity should be caretakers and not owners of the earth?

“So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.” (Genesis 1:27)

“God blessed them, and God said to them, ‘Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the air and over every living thing that moves upon the earth.’” (Genesis 1:28)

“The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to till it and keep it” (Genesis 2:15)

“And the Lord God commanded the man, ‘You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat of it you will surely die.’” (Genesis 2:16-7)

•             Question 6          Many Native American cultures have long traditions of deeply spiritual relationships with nature that emphasize oneness between humanity and nature.

True

False

•             Question 7          Romanticism emphasizes reason over emotion, the head over the heart.

True

False

•             Question 8          All are aspects of the humanities except :

Philosophy

Mathematics

Music

Literature

•             Question 9          The pleasure that beauty inspires within us is called “aesthetic.”

True

False

•             Question 10        Which of the following terms represents the portrayal of nature as “balanced, serene, and pleasing to the eye”?

Beautiful

Sublime

Picturesque

Naturalistic

 

HUM2023 Humanities

Week 2 Quiz  

•             Question 1          An emotional response to the humanities, which is named after an ancient Greek god is:

The Dionysian response

The Apollonian response

 

•             Question 2          “Blank Verse” has

rhyme but no rhythm

rhythm but no rhyme

Alternating rhyme

Neither rhythm nor rhyme

•             Question 3          How many lines does a Sonnet have?

14

7

12

10

•             Question 4          Holden Caulfield is a hero in which of the following novels:

Ulysses

The Member of the Wedding

A Farewell to Arms

The Catcher in the Rye

•             Question 5          Emily Dickinson had how many poems published in her life time?

3

7

10

12

•             Question 6          Non-critical thinkers may be called:

Literalists

Figuratists

•             Question 7          Which one of the following novels by John Steinbeck was about the westward migration of dispossessed Oklahoma farmers of the 1930’S?

East of Eden

The Grapes of Wrath

The Winter of our Discontent

Of Mice and Men

•             Question 8          Which of the following is a novel written by James Fennimore Cooper?

The House of Seven Gables

Moby Dick

The Last of the Mohicans

Huckleberry Finn

•             Question 9          The 1990 music drama “Miss Saigon” was based on which Opera?

Madame Butterfly

La Traviatta

Carmen

La Giaconda

•             Question 10        Which of the following is considered the first Epic?

The Iliad

Aeneid

The Odyssey

Gilgamesh

 

HUM2023 Humanities

Week 3 Quiz  

QUESTION 1“Lady Sings the Blues” is a song performed by which of the following blues singers?

QUESTION 2Which of the following musical techniques or styles was not used by J.S. Bach?

QUESTION 3Which of Beethoven’s symphonies is called “The Eroica”?

QUESTION 4Which of the following terms is not a musical term?

QUESTION 5When the melodic line of a piece of music is played against, not with, the accented beats of the rhythm accompaniment it is called what?

QUESTION 6The Beatles’ music was influenced by the culture and religion of which country?

QUESTION 7“Rap” had its origins in the 1970’s in the urban setting of which city?

QUESTION 8“Rock around the clock” was the theme song to which movie in the 1950’s?

QUESTION 9Which of the following singers is/was considered a “folk singer”?

QUESTION 10Which major American composer brought Jazz to Carnegie Hall in New York in the 1930’s?George Gershwin

 

 

 

 

HUM2023 Humanities

Week 4 Quiz  

•             Question 1          Which of the following film directors was considered “a master of suspense”?

•             Question 2          Which early twentieth century Disney production introduced highly innovative color and artwork into the field of animated film and continues its popularity to the present day?

•             Question 3          The Proscenium in a theater refers to what?

•             Question 4          The song “As Time Goes by” was played in which of the following films?

•             Question 5          In a film, the way that the camera is positioned in any given scene so it is clear which character is experiencing the action is called a

•             Question 6          Aristotle divided tragedy into six parts. Which of the following is not one of the parts?

•             Question 7          Which one of the following was not one of the Marx brothers?

•             Question 8          Which American playwright wrote “Death of a Salesman” in 1949?

•             Question 9          According to an Elizabethan stage convention, when an actor is alone on stage, speaking his thoughts aloud, this is called a

•             Question 10        When a drama on stage or on film has exaggerated situations and emotions it is called what?

 

HUM2023 Humanities

Week 5 Quiz  

•             Question 1         Mahatma Gandhi was a lawyer.

True

False

•             Question 2         Which French novelist wrote the novel “Les Miserables” in 1862, which called powerful attention to the poor in France?

Voltaire

Rousseau

Victor Hugo

Alexandre Dumas

•             Question 3         The concept of “yin and yang” comes from which tradition?

Taoism

Confucianism

Hinduism

Buddhism

•             Question 4         Who was the first major advocate of Stoicism?

Aristippus

Socrates

Plato

Zeno

•             Question 5         The Dalai Lama is the leader of which segment of Buddhism?

Mahayana Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism

Tantric Buddhism

Zen Buddhism

•             Question 6         What does the word “Zen” refer to in Zen Buddhism?

Piety

Obedience

Renunciation

Meditation

•             Question 7         The fables of which Greek writer contain many stories and morals that stay with humanity from age to age?

Sophocles

Herodotus

Aesop

Homer

•             Question 8         “The Great Spirit” is/was a concept in which society’s beliefs?

Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Greeks

Native Americans

Buddhists

•             Question 9         Which American poet was greatly influenced by the religious thought of India?

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walt Whitman

Robert Frost

Carl Sandburg

•             Question 10       The concept of “Carpe Diem” is based on which theory of happiness?

Hedonism

Epicureanism

Stoicism

Aristotle’s philosophy of happiness

 

HUM2023 Humanities

Week 6 Quiz  

QUESTION 1Who was the king of the gods in Roman mythology?

Juno

Apollo

Poseidon

Jupiter

QUESTION 2Early peoples acted out ceremonies to affect the behavior of the gods. What was this called?

Olympian chanting

Supplicant ceremony

Sympathetic magic

Ritual pleading

QUESTION 3Which of the following is not one of the characteristics of a hero according to Joseph Campbell?

A hero gives his or her life to something bigger than him/herself, to some higher end.

A hero performs a courageous act, either physical or spiritual.

A hero never has doubts about his or her actions

A hero is usually someone from whom something has been taken or who feels there’s something lacking in the normal experience available, or permitted, to members of his society.

QUESTION 4In Greek mythology, the souls of brave warriors were believed to reside in an eternal paradise called

Atlantis

Elysian Fields

Avalon

Shangri-La

QUESTION 5Oedipus the King is a play written by which ancient Greek playwright?

Aeschylus

Sophocles

Euripides

Aristophanes

QUESTION 6Archetypes are mythic characters, events, symbols, and buried assumptions transmitted from one generation to another by the collective unconscious. Which psychologist developed this concept?

Sigmund Freud

Carl Jung

Alfred Adler

Abraham Maslow

 

QUESTION 7Which English poet wrote “Prometheus Unbound” in the 1800’s?

John Milton

Percy Shelley

Lord Byron

Robert Browning

 

QUESTION 8In the 1959 Brazilian film, Black Orpheus , based on an ancient Greek myth, Orpheus is in love with a mythical woman who dies, and he follows her to the underworld . What is her name?

Aphrodite

Athena

Eurydice

Aurora

 

QUESTION 9Stonehenge, an ancient stone circle, was erected as a means of predicting the seasons. Where is it located?

Ireland

Scotland

Wales

England

QUESTION 10The hero is an archetype found in almost every culture. The Irish novelist James Joyce coined what term to convey the belief that the concept of a hero is pretty much the same everywhere?

Monomyth

Panamyth

Unimyth

Equimyth