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Question 1: [3] Before the completion of ________ in 2004, it was considered the most important installation in the Chicago Park District.
Millennium ParkBP Pedestrian BridgeJay Pritzker PavilionCrown Fountain

Question 2: Logan formally presented Taft's plans to the fund's administrators at the ________.
Art Institute of Chicago BuildingHistoric Michigan Boulevard DistrictArt Institute of ChicagoGrant Park (Chicago)

Question 3: [26] The design was inspired by the poem "Paradox of Time" by ________:[46] "Time goes, you say?
Henry Austin DobsonJohn GayAlexander PopeEnglish literature

Question 4: In 1907, Taft had won the first commission from the Ferguson Fund to create the Fountain of the Great Lakes at the ________.
Grant Park (Chicago)Art Institute of Chicago BuildingArt Institute of ChicagoHistoric Michigan Boulevard District

Question 5: [4][5] Time is one of several Chicago works of art funded by Benjamin Ferguson's ________.
Trusts and estatesWill (law)ShariaTrust law

Question 6: The sculpture depicts a hooded Father Time carrying a scythe,[42] and watching over a parade of 100 figures arranged in an ________, with an overall pyramidal geometry.
OrbitConic sectionEllipseElliptic orbit

Question 7: [19][32] Robert Jones, director of design and construction for the ________ at the time, stated in 1999 that Time was the first finished art piece to be made of any type of concrete.
Historic Michigan Boulevard DistrictArt Institute of Chicago BuildingGrant Park (Chicago)Art Institute of Chicago

Question 8: The sculpture is made of a form of hollow-cast ________, reinforced with steel.

Question 9: Time commemorates the first 100 years of peace between the United States and Great Britain after the Treaty of Ghent concluded the ________ on December 24, 1814.
Battle of Lake ErieWar of 1812 CampaignsWar of 1812Chronology of the War of 1812

Question 10: The sculpture is a contributing structure to the Washington Park United States Registered Historic District, which is a ________ listing.
Property type (National Register of Historic Places)National Park ServiceNational Register of Historic PlacesHistory of the National Register of Historic Places


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