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Quadrivium: Quiz


Question 1: The quadrivium is implicit in early Pythagorean writings and in the De nuptiis of ________, although the term was not used until Boethius early in the sixth century.
Roman EmpireMartianus CapellaApuleiusRhetoric

Question 2: In turn, the quadrivium was considered preparatory work for the serious study of ________ and theology.
PhilosophyPolitical philosophyAristotleDavid Hume

Question 3: The subject of music within the quadrivium was originally the classical subject of ________, in particular the study of the proportions between the music intervals created by the division of a monochord.
HarmonicUnisonOctavePerfect fourth

Question 4: These followed the preparatory work of the trivium made up of grammar, logic (or ________, as it was called at the times), and rhetoric.
DialecticPhilosophyDialectical materialismMarxism

Question 5: The quadrivium comprised the four subjects, or arts, taught in ________ universities after the trivium.
Middle AgesHigh Middle AgesEarly Middle AgesLate Middle Ages

Question 6: The word is ________, meaning "the four ways" or "the four roads": the completion of the liberal arts.
Vulgar LatinOld LatinLatinRoman Empire

Question 7: The quadrivium consisted of ________, geometry, music, and astronomy.


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