Early Life And Career Of Donatello! Trivial Question Quiz

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Early Life And Career Of Donatello! Trivial Question Quiz - Quiz

Donatello was known for creating bold figures using innovative techniques and extraordinary skills, and more, he was born in Florence, and mostly lived in Florence. He is originally known as Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi. What do you know about Donatello's early life and career! Try this quiz to find out


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was Donatello's mentor?

    • A.

      Lorenzo Gilbert

    • B.

      Lorenzo Ghiberti.

    • C.

      Mikael Dowel

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    B. Lorenzo Ghiberti.
    Explanation
    Donatello's mentor was Lorenzo Ghiberti.

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  • 2. 

    Who was Donatello friends with?

    • A.

      Paul

    • B.

      Lorenzo

    • C.

      Cosimo de'Medici

    • D.

      Mike Andrew 

    Correct Answer
    C. Cosimo de'Medici
    Explanation
    Donatello was friends with Cosimo de'Medici. Cosimo de'Medici was a prominent figure during the Renaissance period in Florence and was a patron of the arts. Donatello, being a renowned sculptor, received support and friendship from Cosimo de'Medici, who appreciated and sponsored his work. This friendship allowed Donatello to create many of his famous sculptures and contributed to his success as an artist.

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  • 3. 

    What age did Donatello start learning sculpture?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      16

    • C.

      17

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    Donatello started learning sculpture at the age of 14.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the famous goldsmith?

    • A.

      Donatello 

    • B.

      Lorenzo

    • C.

      Paul

    • D.

      Michael 

    Correct Answer
    B. Lorenzo
    Explanation
    Lorenzo is the correct answer because he is the famous goldsmith referred to in the question. Donatello, Paul, and Michael are not known for their work as goldsmiths, so they are incorrect options.

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  • 5. 

    What is Donatello known for?

    • A.

      Questions 

    • B.

      Riches

    • C.

      Sculpture

    • D.

      Writing 

    Correct Answer
    C. Sculpture
    Explanation
    Donatello is known for his expertise in sculpture. He was an Italian Renaissance artist who made significant contributions to the field of sculpture. His works were characterized by their realism and attention to detail, and he played a crucial role in the revival of classical sculpture techniques during the Renaissance period. Donatello's sculptures, such as his bronze statue of David, are highly regarded for their artistic excellence and have had a lasting impact on the art world.

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  • 6. 

    Who created the first statue of David?

    • A.

      Lorenzo

    • B.

      Paul

    • C.

      Donatello

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    C. Donatello
    Explanation
    Donatello is credited with creating the first statue of David. Donatello was an Italian sculptor from the Renaissance period, known for his innovative techniques and lifelike sculptures. His statue of David, created between 1430 and 1440, was the first free-standing nude statue since ancient times and is considered a masterpiece of Renaissance sculpture. It depicts David standing triumphantly after defeating the giant Goliath, showcasing Donatello's skill in capturing movement and emotion in his work.

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  • 7. 

    How old was Donatello when he died?

    • A.

      80

    • B.

      84

    • C.

      76

    • D.

      70

    Correct Answer
    A. 80
    Explanation
    Donatello was 80 years old when he died.

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  • 8. 

    Who was Donatello's father? 

    • A.

      Nicholas 

    • B.

      Niccolo di Betto Bardi

    • C.

      Lorenzo Gilberto

    • D.

      Mark Andrew 

    Correct Answer
    B. Niccolo di Betto Bardi
    Explanation
    Donatello's father was Niccolo di Betto Bardi.

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  • 9. 

    Who was Donatello's mother?

    • A.

      Orsa Bardi

    • B.

      Rosa Bardi

    • C.

      Rosa Gilberto

    • D.

      Orsa Gilberto

    Correct Answer
    A. Orsa Bardi
    Explanation
    Donatello's mother was Orsa Bardi.

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  • 10. 

    How many times did Donatello marry?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. None
    Explanation
    Donatello did not marry at all. This is indicated by the answer "None" which implies that Donatello did not have any marriages.

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