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Marija Gimbutas: Quiz


Question 1: Her parents were members of the Lithuanian ________, a social class which rose from the farming class during imperial Russian rule.
Central EuropeIntelligentsiaPolandSoviet Union

Question 2: Marler, Joan (1997), Realm of the Ancestors: An Anthology in Honor of Marija Gimbutas, Manchester, ________: Knowledge, Ideas & Trends, ISBN 1879198258  .
ConnecticutMaineMassachusettsRhode Island

Question 3: After arriving in the United States, Gimbutas immediately went to work at ________ translating Eastern European archaeological texts.
Rutgers UniversityBrown UniversityHarvard UniversityHarvard Crimson

Question 4: In a tape entitled "The Age of the Great Goddess," she discusses the various manifestations of the Goddess which occur, and stresses the ultimate unity behind them all of the ________ as feminine.

Question 5: Debunking Gimbutas' Mother Goddess theories: ________'s and Andrew Fleming's counterstances; claims to debunk the 1989 documentary-format film part of a programme of "women's spirituality."
Peter UckoArchaeologyZimbabweEgypt

Question 6: As a professor of archaeology at UCLA from 1963 to 1989, Gimbutas directed major excavations of ________ sites in southeastern Europe between 1967 and 1980, including Sitagroi and Achilleion in Thessaly (Greece).
Linear Pottery cultureCucuteni-Trypillian cultureVinča cultureNeolithic

Question 7: [1] In 1941, she married ________ Jurgis Gimbutas.
Design-bid-buildArchitectConstructionArchitectural engineering

Question 8: She then attended ________ to pursue graduate studies in archaeology under Jonas Puzinas, linguistics, ethnology, folklore and literature.
Vilnius UniversityUniversity of LatviaUniversity of HelsinkiComplutense University of Madrid

Question 9: [1] Her mother received doctorate in ophthalmology at the ________ in 1908 and became the first female physician in Lithuania, while her father had received his medical degree from the University of Tartu in 1910.
Free University of BerlinSofia UniversityNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensHumboldt University of Berlin

Question 10: In her work she reinterpreted European prehistory in light of her backgrounds in linguistics, ethnology, and the history of religions, and challenged many traditional assumptions about the beginnings of ________.
Culture of the United KingdomCulture of EuropeDemographics of EuropeHistory of Europe

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