1 What is the main purpose of the lecture?
A To examine the extent to which Thule and Dorset art inﬂuenced the artwork of other arctic cultures
B To examine how Thule and Dorset designs changed over time
C To compare and contrast artwork from two ancient arctic cultures
D To discuss how the natural world is shown in the artwork of two ancient arctic cultures
2 What does the professor imply about ‘flying’ or ‘floating’ polar-bear sculptures?
Click on 2 answers.
A They may have helped the Dorset people cope with their fear of a dangerous animal
B Art historians consider them to be of little religious importance to the Dorset people
C The Dorset people created them to demonstrate respect for polar bears
D They were designed to take advantage of the natural shape of the ivory
3 According to the professor, what can be inferred about Dorset society based on its artwork?
A It placed more emphasis on religious beliefs than Thule society did
B lt relied on hunting large animals to a greater extent than Thule society did
C lt placed an emphasis on the production of jewelry
D It was structured to support long ocean expeditions
4 According to the professor, what appears lo be the main reason that the Thule engraved holes and lines into their artifacts?
A To honor their Alaskan ancestors
B To illustrate the layout of their campgrounds
C To add realism to their sculptures
D To add decoration to their sculptures
5 Why does the professor mention Thule group-hunting expeditions?
A To explain why the Thule had plenty of time to produce detailed artwork
B To draw a connection between cooperation in ﬁnding food and uniformity in art
C To compare Thule hunting practice with Dorset hunting practices
D To suggest that the majority of Thule sculptures were probably lost at sea
6. Why does the professor say this
A To suggest that the students interview descendants of Dorset people
B To propose a topic that the students could write about .
C To ask students who they think the faces represent
D To indicate that there is still a lot of missing information