Creative artists and thinkers achieve communication by______.
A．depending on shared conventions
B．fashioning their own conventions
C．adjusting their personal feelings
D．elaborating a common language
A common characteristic of artists and scientists involved in creative work is that______.
A．they care about the possible reaction to their work
B．public response is one of the primary conceits
C．they are keenly aware of public interest in their work
D．they are indifferent toward response to their work
According to the passage, which of the following statements is INCORRECT?
A．Individual contributions combined possess great significance to the public.
B．Good contributors don't neglect the use of internal communication system.
C．Everyone except those original people comes under the influence of society.
D．Knowing how to communicate is universal among human beings.
It is implied at the end of the passage that highly original individuals feel isolated because they______.
A．fail to acknowledge and use an acceptable form. of communication
B．actually differ from other individuals in the same period
C．have little in common with the society of the time
D．refuse to admit parallels between themselves and the society
The sentence" Museum is a slippery word" in the first paragraph means that______.
A．the meaning of the word didn't change until after the 15th century
B．the meaning of the word had changed over the years
C．the Greeks held different concepts from the Romans
D．princes and merchants added paintings to their collections
The idea that museum could mean a mountain or an object originates from______.
"…the skill of the fakers grew increasingly refined" in the third paragraph means that______.
A．there was a great demand for fakers
B．fakers grew rapidly in number
C．fakers became more skillful
D．fakers became more polite
Painting and sculptures on display in churches in the 15th century were______.
A．collected from elsewhere.
B．made part of the buildings.
C．donated by people.
D．bought by churches.
Modem museums came into existence in order to______.
A．protect royal and church treasures
B．improve existing collections
C．stimulate public interest
D．raise more funds
Which is the main idea of the passage?
A．Collection and collectors.
B．The evolution of museums.
C．Modem museums and their functions.
D．The birth of museums.