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PRE COLUMBIAN ART

Quiz by Lorena Aguirre Dussán

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  • Q1
    What does "Pre-Columbian art in Latin America" refer to?
    Art created by indigenous civilizations in Latin America before the arrival of European conquerors
     Art created during the colonial period in Latin America
    Art created after the arrival of European conquerors in Latin America
    Art created in Latin America after gaining independence
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following civilizations is NOT mentioned in the text as having a rich artistic tradition in Latin America?
    Aztecs
    Maya
    Spanish
    Inca
    30s
  • Q3
    How were the artistic traditions of indigenous civilizations in Latin America connected to their culture?
     They were not connected to their culture
    They were connected to their religious beliefs, social structures, and natural surroundings
     They were connected to their political system
     They were connected to European influences
    30s
  • Q4
    What were some of the art forms created by indigenous civilizations in Latin America?
    Literature, music, and dance
    Sculptures, pottery, textiles, jewelry, and architectural structures
    Film, theater, and fashion
    Paintings, drawings, and photography
    30s
  • Q5
    What materials did ancient artists in Latin America use to create their artworks?
    Plastic, glass, and synthetic materials
    Fabric, thread, and beads
    Paper, ink, and charcoal
    Stone, clay, wood, feathers, precious metals, and vibrant pigments
    30s
  • Q6
    What significant changes occurred in the artistic landscape of Latin America with the arrival of European conquerors?
    Indigenous art forms and European art forms merged to create a unique fusion
    Indigenous art forms were completely replaced by European art forms
    Indigenous art forms continued to thrive without any European influence
    European artistic styles and techniques were banned in Latin America
    30s
  • Q7
    What was a dominant subject in colonial art in Latin America?
    Still life paintings
    Abstract and experimental art
    Landscapes and nature scenes
    Portraits of local nobility and elite
    30s
  • Q8
    What artistic style had a profound impact on Latin America during the colonial period?
    Cubism
    Baroque
    Renaissance
    Impressionism
    30s
  • Q9
    What impact did the Baroque style have on colonial Latin American art?
     It had no impact on colonial Latin American art
     It led to the decline of traditional art forms
    It influenced the ornate and grandiose expressions in art and architecture
    It introduced minimalistic and simplistic art styles
    30s
  • Q10
    How did colonial portraiture in Latin America reflect cultural identity?
    It depicted individuals dressed in fashionable European attire
     It did not reflect cultural identity in any way
     It depicted individuals dressed in traditional indigenous attire
    It depicted individuals dressed in a mix of European and indigenous attire
    30s
  • Q11
    What themes did artists begin to explore as Latin America moved towards independence?
    Fantasy, mythology, and magic
    Nationalism, identity, and social justice
    Love, happiness, and friendship
    War, violence, and destruction
    30s
  • Q12
    What is the significance of exploring pre-Columbian and colonial art forms in Latin America?
    It allows us to appreciate the creativity and skill of European artists
    It allows us to compare the art forms of different continents
    It allows us to appreciate the rich cultural heritage of the region
    It allows us to understand the decline of art in Latin America
    30s
  • Q13
    What does the word "syncretism" mean as used in the text?
    The decline of traditional art forms in Latin America
    The dominance of European art forms in Latin America
    The merging of European and indigenous art forms in Latin America
    The complete replacement of indigenous art forms by European art forms
    30s
  • Q14
    What was the impact of European settlers on portraiture in Latin America?
    European settlers had no impact on portraiture in Latin America
    European settlers introduced new techniques and styles to portraiture in Latin America
    European settlers led to the decline of portraiture in Latin America
    European settlers banned portraiture in Latin America
    30s
  • Q15
    What genre of art became essential in representing the local nobility and elite in Latin America?
    Abstract art
    Landscape painting
    Still life painting
    Portraiture
    30s

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