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Week 1 Quiz

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Coursera class on Roman Architecture
Joan Pasch
Quiz by Joan Pasch, updated more than 1 year ago
Joan Pasch
Created by Joan Pasch almost 7 years ago
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Question 1

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The cross-streets of a typical Roman town are called the [blank_start]cardo[blank_end] and the decumanus.
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  • cardo

Question 2

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A temple dedicated to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva is called a [blank_start]Capitolium[blank_end].
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  • Capitolium

Question 3

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The English term for opus quadratum is [blank_start]ashlar masonry[blank_end].
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  • ashlar masonry

Question 4

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The Servian Wall in Rome is made of
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  • grey peperino
  • tufa from Veii
  • polygonal masonry
  • travertine

Question 5

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Which of the following are elements of a typical Etruscan temple?
Answer
  • single staircase in front
  • tripartite cella
  • high podium
  • All of the above

Question 6

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The Temple of Vesta in Tivoli was built around what year?
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  • 2nd century BC
  • 50 BC
  • 193 BC
  • 80 BC

Question 7

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The city of Rome was founded in what year?
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  • 378 BC
  • 509 BC
  • 753 BC
  • 789 BC

Question 8

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Which of the following Roman temples is formed in a rounded shape?
Answer
  • Temple of Vesta
  • Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus Capitolinus
  • Temple of Portunas
  • Temple of Hercules

Question 9

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Which of the following temples are still basically standing today, even if in ruins?
Answer
  • Temple of Portunas, Rome
  • Temple of Hercules, Cori
  • Temple of Jupiter O.M.C., Rome
  • Temple of Vesta, Tivoli

Question 10

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The Aurelian Walls were built in what year?
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  • 75 BC
  • AD 275
  • 378 BC
  • AD 159
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