The Renaissance By Coach Arns

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Renaissance Quizzes & Trivia

The Renaissance is a time from the 14 to the 16th century. This period is covered by change in many intellectual pursuits, as well as social and political upheaval, it is perhaps best known for its artistic developments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Renaissance means __________.
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      Retro

    • C. 

      Secular

    • D. 

      Fair

  • 2. 
    An intellectual movement that focused on the potential acheivements of people
    • A. 

      Patronism

    • B. 

      Humanism

    • C. 

      Realism

    • D. 

      Vernacular

  • 3. 
    This is an example of what Renaissance art technique that shows three dimensions on a flat surface.
    • A. 

      Vernacular

    • B. 

      Realism

    • C. 

      Perspective

    • D. 

      Globalistic

  • 4. 
    Secular means __________.
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      Vernacular

    • C. 

      Worldly

    • D. 

      Fair

  • 5. 
    What is a word for those wealthy church leaders and wealthy merchants who paid artists to create works of art?
    • A. 

      Representatives

    • B. 

      Senators

    • C. 

      Sculptors

    • D. 

      Patrons

  • 6. 
    Native language, as opposed to Latin
    • A. 

      Spelling

    • B. 

      Realism

    • C. 

      Vernacular

    • D. 

      Perspective

  • 7. 
    What does utopia mean?
    • A. 

      A reform movement for women

    • B. 

      An ideal place to live without greed, corruption, or war as depicted in Thomas More's book

    • C. 

      A place to paint with Flemish artists

    • D. 

      A place to paint with German artists

  • 8. 
    This prolific writer was the most famous of the Elizabethan Age.
    • A. 

      Johann Gutenberg

    • B. 

      Thomas More

    • C. 

      Christine de Pizan

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 9. 
    This printmaker made technological advances, like moveable type, which allowed for quicker and cheaper reproduction of pamphlets and books.
    • A. 

      Thomas More

    • B. 

      Christine de Pizan

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare

    • D. 

      Johann Gutenberg

  • 10. 
    The period of European history known as the Renaissance roughly covers the time from
    • A. 

      1000 to 1300.

    • B. 

      1100 to 1400.

    • C. 

      1300 to 1600.

    • D. 

      1700 to 1900.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following correctly matches the author with something he or she wrote?
    • A. 

      Thomas More, "Hamlet"

    • B. 

      Christine de Pizan, "The Book of the City of Ladies"

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare, "The Praise of Folly"

    • D. 

      Desiderius Erasmus, "Gargantua and Pantagruel"

  • 12. 
    Which of the following correctly matches the author with something he or she wrote?
    • A. 

      Thomas More, "The Book of the City of Ladies"

    • B. 

      Christine de Pizan, "The Praise of Folly"

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare, "Hamlet"

    • D. 

      Desiderius Erasmus, "Gargantua and Pantagruel"

  • 13. 
    Which of the following correctly matches the author with something he or she wrote?
    • A. 

      Thomas More, "Utopia"

    • B. 

      Christine de Pizan, "The Praise of Folly"

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare, "Don Quixote"

    • D. 

      Desiderius Erasmus, "Gargantua and Pantagruel"

  • 14. 
    The Renaissance in England was associated with the Queen. What was this era called?
    • A. 

      Victorian Age

    • B. 

      Northern Renaissance

    • C. 

      Queenie Era

    • D. 

      Elizabethan Age

  • 15. 
    What was the name of the theatre associated with Shakespeare plays?
    • A. 

      Globe

    • B. 

      Rockefeller Center

    • C. 

      Briarwood

    • D. 

      Princess Theatre