HUI 216 - SAMPLE TESTS


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Practice, and measure your understanding of the material introduced in this class by taking these interactive tests which are programmed to provide immediate feedback. Questions and answers follow the same format used in the final exam: in fact, every year at least 60% of the multiple-choice questions included in the final exam are taken from these quizzes.

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Interactive tests

Oooh, this is fun!

Crucial issues in Italian civilization (6 multiple-choice questions) [UPDATED]

Statistics and data about modern Italy (5 multiple-choice questions) [NOT APPLICABLE to the class taught in Spring 2010]

The general overview of Italian civilization (7 multiple-choice questions) [UPDATED]

Ancient civilizations in Italy (4 multiple-choice questions) [UPDATED]

Classicism and neoclassicism - The organization of Roman society (7 multiple-choice questions) [UPDATED]

Rome vs. Carthage - Ancient Rome in fiction (4 multiple-choice questions) [UPDATED]

Various topics of Units 2-5, 7 (12 multiple-choice questions) [UPDATED]

The strategies of the Roman Empire, on Tacitus, and on the mutiny of the legions (6 multiple-choice questions)

Emperor Nero and the idea of decadence - The fall of the Roman Empire (10 multiple-choice questions)

Religion in Roman culture and society (6 multiple-choice questions) [NOT APPLICABLE to the class taught in Spring 2010]

Classicism and Christian culture - Feudalism and chivalric literature (5 multiple-choice questions)

St. Francis of Assisi, medieval culture and society (4 multiple-choice questions) [NOT APPLICABLE to the class taught in Spring 2010]

Dante, medieval culture and society (9 multiple-choice questions) [NOT APPLICABLE to the class taught in Spring 2010]

Boccaccio and the transition from medieval culture to humanism (5 multiple-choice questions) [NOT APPLICABLE to the class taught in Spring 2010]

Humanism and the Renaissance: on Leonardo da Vinci, Machiavelli (6 multiple-choice questions) [NOT APPLICABLE to the class taught in Spring 2010]

Final exams (2006-2009)

Every year the format was slightly different

Here you can read or download copies of the exams given in the past three years:

2006 (Acrobat PDF)

2007, version 1 (Acrobat PDF)

2007, version 2 (Acrobat PDF)

2008, version 1 (Acrobat PDF)

2008, version 2 (Acrobat PDF)

2008, version 3 (Acrobat PDF)

2009, version 1 (Acrobat PDF)

2009, version 2 (Acrobat PDF)

Statistics and facts concerning this class (2006-2009)

Grades and averages through the years

Click here to see average results, final grades by letters, grades for exams and papers from 2006 to 2009.

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