Humanities Through The Arts 10Th Edition By Lee Jacobus – Test Bank

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Humanities Through The Arts 10Th Edition By Lee Jacobus – Test Bank

Humanities through the Arts, 10e (Jacobus)

Chapter 1   The Humanities: An Introduction

1) Broad areas of human creativity involving analysis of values are collectively referred to as

A) the humanities.

B) scientific methodologies.

C) the arts and sciences.

D) the history of mankind.

Answer:  A

Explanation:  The humanities are described as broad areas of human creativity and study, such as philosophy, history, social sciences, the arts, and literature distinct from the sciences.

Page Ref: 1

Learning Objective:  Know that the discipline of humanities is a study of human values.; Exemplify the background information required to appreciate David Blume’s The Eternal City.

Bloom’s:  3. Apply; 2. Comprehension

2) The text places emphasis on studying the humanities through

A) the arts.

B) the sciences.

C) philosophy.

D) literature.

Answer:  A

Explanation:  The text establishes its approach to studying the humanities through the arts. The author contends that values are clarified in enduring ways via the arts.

Page Ref: 3

Learning Objective:  Know that the discipline of humanities is a study of human values.

Bloom’s:  1. Knowledge; 2. Comprehension

3) Cave art reveals that

A) art has a geographical connection.

B) from the beginning, humans instinctively made revealing forms.

C) animals have been important in the development of values.

D) art is a sacred matter.

Answer:  B

Explanation:  From the beginning, our species instinctively had an interest in making revealing forms.

Page Ref: 3

Learning Objective:  Know that the discipline of humanities is a study of human values.

Bloom’s:  1. Knowledge; 2. Comprehension

4) Which statement best corresponds with the author’s approach to the humanities?

A) The commercial success of a work of art is the best way to understand its value.

B) Matters of taste are indisputable; beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

C) Going beyond the facts to the values that evoke our feelings.

D) It is nearly impossible to fully analyze works of art that are not considered beautiful.

Answer:  C

Explanation:  We learn to recognize the values illuminated in such works as well as to understand the ways they are expressed. Such development is the meaning of “education” in the sense in which we have been using the term.

Page Ref: 3

Learning Objective:  Recognize that “knowledge about” a work of art can lead to “knowledge of” the work of art.

Bloom’s:  1. Knowledge; 2. Comprehension

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