Assessment For 3rd Nine Weeks-7th Grade

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Assessment For 3rd Nine Weeks-7th Grade

Answer the following questions based on what you think you know and remember about this time period


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the best definition of Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Beginnings of Kings and Queens on the European continent

    • B. 

      Refreshment of European interests in New World exploration

    • C. 

      Reogranization of governments of Europe

    • D. 

      Rebirth of culture in Europe

  • 2. 
    Where did the Renaissance begin? 
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 3. 
    What innovation helped to spread the influence of Renaissance?
    • A. 

      Printing press

    • B. 

      Compass

    • C. 

      Telegraph

    • D. 

      Internal combustion engine

  • 4. 
    Da Vinci was often called a "Renaissance Man". What does that mean?
    • A. 

      He was born during the Renaissance

    • B. 

      He lived and worked during the Renaissance

    • C. 

      He was skilled in many areas- math, science, inventing, arts, etc

    • D. 

      He was only a famous painter during the Renaissance

  • 5. 
    What powerful family helped to spread the influence of the Renaissance culture thorughout Italy? 
    • A. 

      Tudor

    • B. 

      Medici

    • C. 

      Francis

    • D. 

      Florence

  • 6. 
    How did the printing press change lives of the people of Europe?
    • A. 

      Books could be purchase by anyone, cheaper to buy them

    • B. 

      Books were now available in many languages and more people could read them

    • C. 

      The innovation made communication easier and faster for ideas to spread throughout Europe

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Martin Luther helped to begin unknowingly what key event?
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Protestant Reformation

    • C. 

      Age of Discovery

    • D. 

      Enlightenment

  • 8. 
    What motivated Martin Luther to speak out against the Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      The sell of indulgences were getting out of control and people were spending a large portion of salary on "buying" forgiveness

    • B. 

      The printing press was out and he was angry that he was not promoted to become the Pope

    • C. 

      The Catholic Church had moved him to be a priest in a smaller town, he was going to make less money

    • D. 

      He wanted to create his own religion

  • 9. 
    Reformation: ____________ revolutionRenaissance: cultural revolution
    • A. 

      Political

    • B. 

      Religious

    • C. 

      Economic

    • D. 

      Social

  • 10. 
    Machaivellli, a Renaissance political thinker, would be best remember by which of the following statements? 
    • A. 

      Be Bold, Do whatever it takes to stay in power, Be strong

    • B. 

      The weak will never survive in the end

    • C. 

      Be curious and love art

    • D. 

      Kings and Queens will rule the world

  • 11. 
    Who created the Church of England- Anglican Church? 
    • A. 

      Machaivelli

    • B. 

      Da Vinci

    • C. 

      King Henry VIII

    • D. 

      Charles V

  • 12. 
    The Roman Catholic Church dominated life in Europe before the Protestant Reformation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Luther nailed the 95 Theses up to the door of the Catholic Church, this began the Reformation in 1517. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Latitude : Equator Longitude:___________________
    • A. 

      Time Zones

    • B. 

      International Date Line

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Prime Meridan

  • 15. 
    Which of the following reasons does not belong for Exploration towards the New World?(4 R's) 
    • A. 

      Routes

    • B. 

      Riches

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Roads

  • 16. 
    Why was the Columbian Exchange named after Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      He invented the term

    • B. 

      He was an expert on New World species

    • C. 

      His ship was nicknamed the Columbian Exchange

    • D. 

      His voyages marked the beginning of the exchange

  • 17. 
    Which group introduced horses within the Columbian Exchange?
    • A. 

      Spanish

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Native Americans

    • D. 

      Dutch

  • 18. 
    The Treaty of Tordesailles is important today because:
    • A. 

      South American nations have a strong connection to Spain and Christian based religions due to the negotations that took place in 1494

    • B. 

      North America became a colony of Portugal

    • C. 

      This treaty had no impact on life today

    • D. 

      The Spanish took over all the land in the New World and Old World

  • 19. 
    John Locke believed in the concept of natural rights of the indiividual. What US document did he later help influence in our national history? 
    • A. 

      Gettysburg Address

    • B. 

      US Constitution

    • C. 

      Declaration of Independence

    • D. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

  • 20. 
    African Americans were sold into slavery once that Native American population started to die out- for a needed labor force in the mines, etc.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Complete the following analogyThomas Paine: __________Thomas Jefferson: _____________
    • A. 

      Common Sense: Amenrican Crisis

    • B. 

      Common Sense: Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Common Sense: Constitution of 1776

    • D. 

      Declaration of Independence: American Crisis

  • 22. 
    Which European nation sent explorers towards Asia in search of better trade routes first
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Portugal

  • 23. 
    Common Sense encouraged colonists to think about...
    • A. 

      War

    • B. 

      Making peace with the King George III

    • C. 

      Independence

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Columbus : Spain Vasco da Gama: _______________
    • A. 

      Portugal

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 25. 
    Which of the following best describes why the Age of Exploration occurred?
    • A. 

      England and Spain wanted to expand their empire

    • B. 

      Spain had claimed North and South America

    • C. 

      European rulers wanted to find a cheaper way to obtain spices from Asia

    • D. 

      English defeated the Spanish Armada

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