On-line Quiz: The Renaissance

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On-line Quiz: The Renaissance

The Renaissance is a good part of the Italian History and it is all tested and assessed in the online quiz below. Get to understand the timelines and the details of it better. It is a fun quiz, please enjoy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We know that the word "Renaissance" means rebirth, but from what lanaguage is it translated?
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      Old English

    • D. 

      Italian

  • 2. 
    Secular humanists believed that the ____________ should not rule civic matters.
    • A. 

      Nobility

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Absolute monarchs

    • D. 

      Non-elected assemblies

  • 3. 
    Which Renaissance musical insturment most sounded like a modern guitar?
    • A. 

      Gamba

    • B. 

      Dulcimer

    • C. 

      Lute

    • D. 

      Rebec

  • 4. 
    When the Italian Renaissance mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci invented the ratio called the "Golden Mean", it was applied mostly to what shape?
    • A. 

      Squares

    • B. 

      Circles

    • C. 

      Ovoids

    • D. 

      Rectangles

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The man who catches rabbits on your land.

    • B. 

      The man who is in charge on maintaining the armor for you horses.

    • C. 

      The man who arrests peasants for minor violations of the law on your land.

    • D. 

      The man who catches blackbirds for the pastry chief.

  • 6. 
    Who was the surgeon who invented a new technique for stopping the flow of blood from a serious battle wound?
    • A. 

      Theophrastus Paracelsus

    • B. 

      Johannes Kepler

    • C. 

      Ambroise Pare

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      He was canonized

    • B. 

      He was elected domo of Venice.

    • C. 

      He became Pope.

    • D. 

      He was burned at the stake.

  • 8. 
    On the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, in one of Michaelanglo's magnificent frescos, it show God reaching out and touching ________.
    • A. 

      Adam, the first human

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      A company of angels

    • D. 

      The earth