Cultural and Intellectual Trends Quiz

In the postwar era, the increased availability and affordability of cars most facilitated which social change?
the growth of suburbs

Which type of music most influenced the emergence of jazz in the postwar era?
spirituals

The graph shows the percentage of US homes with electricity.
Between 1910 and 1930, what was the approximate increase in US homes with electricity?
55%

How did World War I change women’s roles in the United States?
Women replaced men in the workforce.

What did Einstein believe regarding human perception?
What humans perceive with their senses is not always true.

How did the modern art movement, which emerged in the postwar period, reflect changes in scientific theory?
Both questioned the way people examined the world.

The world breaks every one and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the very gentle and the very brave impartially. If you are none of these you can be sure it will kill you too but there will be no special hurry.

What reaction to the postwar era does Hemingway’s passage convey?

spirit of disillusionment and hopelessness

How did literature, art, and music reflect cultural attitudes during the 1920s? Check all that apply.
-Writings from the “lost generation” expressed the disillusionment that many others felt.
-Freud’s psychoanalytic theory influenced surrealist artists to express their human nature.
-Jazz turned the experience of uncertainty into feelings of freedom from old restrictions.

How did women’s roles in countries such as the United States and Britain change after World War I? Check all that apply.
-Society became more open, and women experienced greater freedom.
-Women began to seek out new careers.
-Women challenged old traditions by doing things such as changing their clothing style.

Which type of therapy did Sigmund Freud introduce?
psychoanalysis

With which field of science is Albert Einstein associated?
physics

The term __________ was used by writer Gertrude Stein to describe those left deeply disillusioned by World War I
Lost generation

As proved by the transatlantic flights of Lindbergh and Earhart, postwar airplanes were engineered to fly
for greater distances

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