Cultural and Intellectual Trends:Pre-Test

Which best describes many of the postwar era’s writers and their works?
pessimistic

Which social changes occurred after World War I? Check all that apply.
-increased mobility through technology
-new roles for women
-Breaks with tradition

Between 1910 and 1930, what was the approximate increase in US homes with electricity?
55%

The term_________ was used by writer Gertrude Stein to describe those left deeply disillusioned by World War I.
Lost Generation

Which type of therapy did Sigmund Freud introduce?
psychoanalysis

Which statement best describes how this image reflects Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity?
Perception of time is not universal.

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

What does Einstein’s theory of relatively, which posits that movement in space and time is relative to the person measuring them, mean? Check all that apply
-Each person perceives space and time differently.
-What people perceive is not necessarily accurate or true

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

Which aspect of the postwar era did jazz’s liveliness, looseness, and improvisation most reflect?
disillusionment

This is Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory.
Which statement best describes how this image reflects Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity?
Perception of time is not universal.

What version of reality did Pablo Picasso and other cubists represent in their paintings?
a fragmented version

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

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

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

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.

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

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

After World War I, how did new theories about science differ from past ideas?
New theories aimed to provide hope through science.

Which aspect of the postwar era did jazz’s liveliness, looseness, and improvisation most reflect?
disillusionment

This is Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory.
Which statement best describes how this image reflects Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity?
Perception of time is not universal.

What version of reality did Pablo Picasso and other cubists represent in their paintings?
a fragmented version

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

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

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

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.

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

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

After World War I, how did new theories about science differ from past ideas?
New theories aimed to provide hope through science.

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