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1
The landmark work that marked the birth of the Romantic movement was
A)The Origin of Species.
B)Leaves of Grass.
C)Defense of Poetry.
D)Lyrical Ballads.
2
All EXCEPT which of the following Romantics were British?
A)Friedrich
B)Shelley
C)Constable
D)Turner
3
Wordsworth's perception of nature as sublime was most closely echoed in the paintings of
A)Corot.
B)Catlin.
C)Turner.
D)Cole.
4
Transcendentalism
A)began in England and traveled to America.
B)valued intuition and self-reliance.
C)rejected Christianity in favor of Eastern teachings.
D)All these answers are correct.
5
Which of the following does NOT accurately describe the Romantic personality?
A)often experiences "the spontaneous overflow of feelings"
B)is a champion of life and liberty
C)embraces the Enlightenment emphasis on reason
D)cultivates the world of imagination
6
Darwin's writings affirmed all EXCEPT which of the following?
A)those creatures best suited to their environment survive
B)natural selection, not divine will, governs evolution
C)humans and other animals are all related through their kinship to lower forms of life
D)there are a fixed number of species
7
Painters of "the sublime" often viewed nature as
A)the source of metaphysical evil that must be destroyed.
B)a resource for humans to exploit.
C)a well-ordered system governed by mathematics.
D)an awesome power that is overwhelming.
8
Constable's paintings usually focus on
A)political leaders.
B)mythological heroes.
C)everyday life.
D)religious stories.
9
Which of the following is true of Darwin's The Origin of Species?
A)It demonstrated the pre-eminence of human beings in the natural world.
B)It shattered the harmonious worldviews of both Renaissance humanists and Enlightenment philosophes.
C)It emphasized both the physical and the social "fitness" of a species, and promoted a theory that came to be known as "social Darwinism."
D)It reflected Darwin's atheistic beliefs.
10
Who of the following is NOT an English poet of the late 18th–early 19th century?
A)Percy Bysshe Shelley
B)John Keats
C)J. M. W. Turner
D)William Blake







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