How Well Do You Know The Renaissance And Reformation?

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How Well Do You Know The Renaissance And Reformation? - Quiz

A fun filled quiz about facts from the Renaissance and the Reformation. Includes everyone from da Vinci to Martin Luther. Created by Keith Means, using information from our textbook.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Renaissance began in what country?
    • A. 

      France

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Spain

  • 2. 
    "Renaissance" means:
    • A. 

      Rebirth

    • B. 

      New world

    • C. 

      Maturation

    • D. 

      Escape

  • 3. 
    Who were the Medici?
    • A. 

      Venetian Painters

    • B. 

      Milanese Rulers

    • C. 

      Florentine Bankers

    • D. 

      Papal Priests

  • 4. 
    Niccolo Machiavelli wrote The Prince, which details his thoughts on politics. Which statement best describes the impact of this treatise?
    • A. 

      It led to the establishment of a republican Italian state.

    • B. 

      It created a new attitude of moral responsibility among politicians.

    • C. 

      It developed thge modern secular concept of power politics.

    • D. 

      It was largely ignored and had little lasting impact.

  • 5. 
    Neoplatonism was based on what two ideas?
    • A. 

      Hierarchy of substances and spiritual love

    • B. 

      Dualism of nature and cult life

    • C. 

      Love of God and order of the universe

    • D. 

      Knowledge of the mind and knowledge of the spirit

  • 6. 
    The Hundred Years' War was fought by:
    • A. 

      France and Spain over a border dispute

    • B. 

      The Papal States (with Italian allies) and The Holy Roman Empire over Christian theory

    • C. 

      The Holy Roman Empire and Spain over dynastic succession issues

    • D. 

      England and France over

  • 7. 
    Henry VII of England, Louis XI of France, and Ferdinand and Isabelle of Spain are all examples of __________, which emerged in the 15th century to centralize power in their states.
    • A. 

      "authoritarians"

    • B. 

      "reactionaries"

    • C. 

      "new monarchs"

    • D. 

      "heretics"

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was not a work by Martin Luther?
    • A. 

      Ninety-Five Theses

    • B. 

      Institutes of the Christian Religion

    • C. 

      "The Babylonian Captivity of the Church"

    • D. 

      "To the Christian Nobility of the German Nation"

  • 9. 
    Who issued the Edict of Worms?
    • A. 

      Charles V

    • B. 

      Martin Luther

    • C. 

      Ulrich Zwingli

    • D. 

      Henry VIII

  • 10. 
    Zwingli's interpretation of the Lord's Supper differed from Luther's in that:
    • A. 

      Luther held to the Catholic belief in transubstantiation

    • B. 

      Luther said that the ceremony was totally symbolic

    • C. 

      Zwingli wanted to eliminate the ceremony from church practices

    • D. 

      Zwingli held to the belief called consubstantiation

  • 11. 
    The Act of Supremacy established which church?
    • A. 

      Luthern

    • B. 

      Mennonite

    • C. 

      Anglican

    • D. 

      Calvinist

  • 12. 
    John Calvin reformed which city?
    • A. 

      Vienna

    • B. 

      Paris

    • C. 

      London

    • D. 

      Geneva

  • 13. 
    The Council of Trent:
    • A. 

      Compromised with the Protestants on the doctrine of Justification by Faith

    • B. 

      Agreed with most Protestants that there were only two sacraments

    • C. 

      Reaffirmed traditional Catholic beliefs

    • D. 

      Asserted the importance of doctrine over ritual

  • 14. 
    Which English monarch attempted to restore Catholicism as the official religion?
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Elizabeth I

    • C. 

      Mary I

    • D. 

      George I

  • 15. 
    Martin Luther's early life was characterized by:
    • A. 

      Failure to follow the daily routine of monastic life

    • B. 

      An obsession with his own sins

    • C. 

      His love for the study of law

    • D. 

      His rejection of the Bible as a contradictory work

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