History Final

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History Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Spain unified when the followin monarchs married:
    • A. 

      Ferdinand and Blanche of Castile

    • B. 

      Philip II and Johanna

    • C. 

      Ferdinand and Isabella

    • D. 

      Henry of Navarre and Catherine of Aragon

  • 2. 
    Machiavelli wrote The Prince in the hope that
    • A. 

      The French would restore political order in Italy

    • B. 

      The Pope would actively promote a world order of Christians

    • C. 

      A leader for all of Italy would emerge from the Medici family

    • D. 

      The Spanish would remove the French form Italy

  • 3. 
    Renaissance humanists are best desccribed as:
    • A. 

      Advocates of a liberal arts program of study

    • B. 

      Lawyers and judges trained in Muslim and Roman law

    • C. 

      Experts in the new disciplines of psychology and sociology

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    One of the dominant features of Renaissance thought was:
    • A. 

      The study of ancient Greek and Roman culture and ideas

    • B. 

      Hostility to all forms of Christianity

    • C. 

      And admiration for Chinese philosophy

    • D. 

      A distrust of all government and political authority

  • 5. 
    Renaissance thought was concerned with all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      State building and political participation

    • B. 

      Artistic expression

    • C. 

      Agricultural production

    • D. 

      Education

  • 6. 
    Leonardo da Vinci and Michaelangelo personified the ideal of the "Renaissance Man," meaning someone who 
    • A. 

      Was not interested in religion or spiritual questions

    • B. 

      Primarily wanted to get rich

    • C. 

      Practiced and excelled in a variety of activities and crafts

    • D. 

      Rejected new ideas and emphasized tradition

  • 7. 
    Petrarch, Dante and Bocaccio were
    • A. 

      Political leaders in Florence

    • B. 

      Military leaders in Milan and Venice

    • C. 

      Renaissance humanist literary figures

    • D. 

      Greek scholars who emigrated to Italy

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 9. 
    A bureaucracy is a group of
    • A. 

      Military leaders

    • B. 

      Government workers

    • C. 

      Peasant farmers

    • D. 

      Industrial workers

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      The use of perspective

    • B. 

      Careful geometric arrangement of figures

    • C. 

      Careful, detailed, lifelike images

    • D. 

      Bright colors and abstract shapes

  • 11. 
    During the late Middle Ages, the power of nobles:
    • A. 

      Increased due to frequent wars

    • B. 

      Decreased due to the growth of towns and cities

    • C. 

      Remained the same

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    All of the following were parts of the medieval social order EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Peasants

    • B. 

      Slaves

    • C. 

      Clergy

    • D. 

      Nobles

  • 13. 
    The most common role for women in the European middle ages was:
    • A. 

      Housewife

    • B. 

      Nun

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      "Blue collar" worker

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Residents thought of themselves as citizens with basic rights

    • B. 

      They were governed exclusively by artisans' guilds

    • C. 

      Most bureaucrats and lawyers lived in them

    • D. 

      They were market centers

  • 15. 
    The Hundred Years' War was
    • A. 

      The war between Mongols and Russians

    • B. 

      Waged between Charlemagne and the Byzantine empire

    • C. 

      Fought by the monarchs of England and France

    • D. 

      The Muslim name for the crusades

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      The devastation of France

    • B. 

      The growth of French nationalism and unity

    • C. 

      Increased burdens on peasants in England and France

    • D. 

      The rise of Burgundy to the status of European power