Medici Popes

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 66

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Pope Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Even though Michelangelo was a successful painter, he always thought of himself as a sculptor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Who discovered the talents of Michelangelo and invited him to live in his home?
    • A. 

      Cosimo d'Medici

    • B. 

      Lorenzo d'Medici

    • C. 

      Giovanni d'Medici

    • D. 

      Guilio d'Medici

  • 3. 
    Who is the father of Giovanni d'Medici?
    • A. 

      Lorenzo d'Medici

    • B. 

      Cosimo d'Medici

    • C. 

      Guilio d'Medici

  • 4. 
    Which becomes Pope Leo X?
    • A. 

      Lorenzo d'Medici

    • B. 

      Giovanni d'Medici

    • C. 

      Guilio d'Medici

  • 5. 
    Pope Julius II is sympathetic to the Medici and help them come back to Florence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Whose job is it to name the next pope?
    • A. 

      Archbishops

    • B. 

      Bishops

    • C. 

      Cardinals

    • D. 

      Monks

  • 7. 
    What is Nepotism?
    • A. 

      Granting a new job or important position to a relative

    • B. 

      Giving money to the poor

    • C. 

      Stealing money from a religious organization

  • 8. 
    Pope Leo X was guilty of Nepotism, as were many of the popes of the Renaissance period.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When the Medici were forced out of Florence, Michelangelo was forced into exile with them because he had lived with the family for over a year and was seen to be a supporter of the family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Pope Leo X used the sale of indulgences to help pay for the rebuilding of St. Peter's Basilica.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The sale of indulgences was widely accepted as the most reasonable way for the church to raise money in times of need. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Martin Luther greatly admired the Medici family and sought the favor of Pope Leo X.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Who wrote "The Prince"?
    • A. 

      Savonarola

    • B. 

      Machiavelli

    • C. 

      Michelangelo

    • D. 

      Martin Luther

  • 14. 
    The "Lives of the Artists," which focuses attention on all of the artists supported by the Medici family, was written by
    • A. 

      Vasari

    • B. 

      Machiavelli

    • C. 

      Michelangelo

  • 15. 
    The Medici ultimately chose to support Galileo over the power of the church because they were devoted to the support of radical new ideas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False