What Do You Know About Italian Sculptor Donatello? Trivia Facts Quiz

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Donatello is a sculptor of Italian origin. He studied classical Sculpture and had learned under the tutelage of several artists, goldsmiths inclusive. Do you know about Sculpture? Do you know the Italian sculptor well? Do you really know Donatello? Let our quiz help you find out and discover the extent of your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is included in Donatello’s name?

    • A.

      Di Niccolo      

    • B.

      Di Mattheo

    • C.

      Di Betto  

    • D.

      Di Nircoli

    Correct Answer
    A. Di Niccolo      
    Explanation
    Donatello's name includes "Di Niccolo."

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  • 2. 

    What year was Donatello born?

    • A.

      1385

    • B.

      1386

    • C.

      1387

    • D.

      1388

    Correct Answer
    B. 1386
    Explanation
    Donatello was born in 1386. This can be inferred from the given options, where 1386 is the only year mentioned.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these countries was the sculptor born?

    • A.

      Republic of Florence      

    • B.

      Saudi      

    • C.

      Egypt       

    • D.

      Italy 

    Correct Answer
    A. Republic of Florence      
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Republic of Florence. The question asks about the birthplace of the sculptor, and out of the given options, the Republic of Florence is the only country mentioned.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these dates is the birth date for the sculptor?

    • A.

      May 13 

    • B.

      July 13   

    • C.

      October 13   

    • D.

      December 13

    Correct Answer
    D. December 13
    Explanation
    The birth date for the sculptor is December 13, as it is the only date mentioned that could potentially be the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What year did the sculptor die?

    • A.

      1465

    • B.

      1466

    • C.

      1467

    • D.

      1468

    Correct Answer
    B. 1466
    Explanation
    The sculptor died in the year 1466.

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  • 6. 

    How old was Donatello as at death?

    • A.

      80

    • B.

      79

    • C.

      78

    • D.

      77

    Correct Answer
    A. 80
    Explanation
    Donatello was 80 years old at the time of his death.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these nationalities did the sculptor held?

    • A.

      Florentina

    • B.

      Egyptian

    • C.

      Spanish

    • D.

      Italian

    Correct Answer
    A. Florentina
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Florentina because the question is asking about the nationality of the sculptor. Since Florentina is listed as one of the options, it can be inferred that the sculptor held Florentina nationality.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these places did Donatello die?

    • A.

      Republic of Florence   

    • B.

      Saudi

    • C.

      Egypt

    • D.

      Italy

    Correct Answer
    A. Republic of Florence   
    Explanation
    Donatello died in the Republic of Florence.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is a notable work of Donatello?

    • A.

      St George  

    • B.

      St Bic  

    • C.

      St Joseph 

    • D.

      Chief Niccolo 

    Correct Answer
    A. St George  
    Explanation
    St George is a notable work of Donatello. Donatello was an Italian sculptor of the Renaissance period, and St George is one of his most famous sculptures. It is a marble statue depicting the Christian saint George slaying a dragon. The sculpture is known for its intricate details, realistic portrayal, and dynamic composition. Donatello's St George is considered a masterpiece and a significant contribution to the art world during the Renaissance era.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these greatly describes Donatello?

    • A.

      Arts

    • B.

      Sculpture

    • C.

      Politics

    • D.

      Leader

    Correct Answer
    A. Arts
    Explanation
    Donatello is greatly described by the term "Arts" because he was an Italian sculptor from the Renaissance period. He was known for his innovative techniques and lifelike sculptures, which had a significant impact on the development of Western art. Donatello's works, such as the bronze statue of David, showcased his mastery in sculpting and his ability to capture human emotions and anatomy. Therefore, "Arts" is the most fitting description for Donatello.

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