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Erechtheum: Quiz


Question 1: Pollitt, Art and Experience in Classical Greece, ________.
Authorized King James VersionEnglandOxford University PressCambridge University Press

Question 2: The snake's occasional refusal to eat the cakes was thought a disastrous ________[citation needed].
OmenAstrologyJesusBiblical Magi

Question 3: The Erechtheum (Greek: Ἐρέχθειον Erechtheion) is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis of ________ in Greece.

Question 4: It is believed to have been a replacement for the Pesistratid temple of ________ destroyed by the Persians in 480 BC.
DemeterAthenaGreek mythologyGreece

Question 5: The building is known for early examples of egg-and-dart, and guilloche ________.
DoorEntablatureMolding (decorative)Classical architecture

Question 6: Its architect may have been Mnesicles, and it derived its name from a shrine dedicated to the legendary ________ Erichthonius.
Trojan WarGreek mythologyApolloGreek hero cult

Question 7: It was built entirely of ________ from Mount Pentelikon, with friezes of black limestone from Eleusis which bore sculptures executed in relief in white marble.
MarbleSedimentary rockCalciumCalcite

Question 8: Some have suggested that it may have been built in honor of the legendary king ________, who is said to have been buried nearby.
ErechtheusPoseidonAthenaGreek mythology

Question 9: The porch was built to conceal the giant 15-ft beam needed to support the southwest corner over the metropolis, after the building was drastically reduced in size and budget following the onset of the ________.
Classical AthensGreco-Persian WarsCorinthian WarPeloponnesian War

Question 10: The Caryatids have been transferred from the old Acropolis Museum to the ________.
Hellenic ParliamentAcropolis MuseumNational Archaeological Museum, AthensAthens


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