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1
Which of the following names is NOT associated with nonobjective art?
A)Mondrian
B)Kandinsky
C)Matisse
D)Malevich
2
Which of these was NOT a new scientific concept in the 20th century?
A)Light waves sometimes behave as separate and discontinuous bundles of energy.
B)A very small amount of matter can be converted into a very large amount of energy.
C)The more precisely the position of a particle is determined, the less precisely its momentum can be known.
D)An object at rest or in a state of constant velocity tends to remain in that state unless acted upon by some outside force.
3
Picasso's Demoiselles d'Avignon was influenced by all EXCEPT which of the following?
A)the art of Africa and Oceania
B)the artistic tradition of representing the female nude
C)cubism
D)Cézanne
4
In futurism, artistic production is ideally linked to which of the following?
A)the world of the academy
B)"Edenic" realms such as Tahiti
C)industry and urban life
D)language and rhetoric
5
For Matisse, color and shape reflect which of the following?
A)feelings
B)natural forms
C)a spiritually liberating force
D)All these answers are correct.
6
Stravinsky's Rite of Spring is most notable for its
A)pastoral sensibility.
B)use of polytonality and syncopation.
C)traditional orchestration.
D)choreography.
7
In their poems, the imagist poets tried to achieve which of the following?
A)a new lyricism and strong sentiment
B)a pared-down, abstract style
C)the revival of fixed meter
D)a constant sense of rhyme
8
The names Gropius and Le Corbusier are associated with which of the following?
A)the birth of the motion picture
B)the first efforts at abstract sculpture
C)the international style in architecture
D)the twelve-tone system in music
9
Which of the following led the group of painters who made color the principal feature of their canvases in this era?
A)Manet
B)Matisse
C)Monet
D)Cézanne
10
Igor Stravinsky shocked musical audiences with his famous composition for ballet called
A)The Rite of Spring.
B)The Flower Drum Song.
C)The Nutcracker.
D)The Firebird Suite.







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