Middle Ages And Renaissance Background Quiz

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Middle Ages And Renaissance Background Quiz

For rcm History II exam from Ashby Musical Enterprises


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following represents the historically correct order of the 4 eras we will study in this course?
    • A. 

      Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century

    • B. 

      Romanesque, Middle Ages, Baroque, Classical

    • C. 

      Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical

    • D. 

      Renaissance, Middle Ages, Baroque, Classical

  • 2. 
    In this course, we will travel through the allotted time period twice, once for vocal music, once for instrumental music.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Why were the middle ages considered the "Dark Ages"? (be brief)
  • 4. 
    Where was culture (music, art, education) primarily shaped in the early middle ages?
    • A. 

      By the pope

    • B. 

      Within monastaries

    • C. 

      By kings

    • D. 

      By knights

  • 5. 
    Which of the following best represents the time period of the Middle Ages?
    • A. 

      476-1453

    • B. 

      500-1066

    • C. 

      1066-1600

    • D. 

      1453-1600

  • 6. 
    Briefly (!) describe what was "reborn" in the Renaissance.
  • 7. 
    The Renaissance was more secular than religious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What invention paved the way for revival of ancient writings?
  • 9. 
    Renaissance art was based on the principle of...
    • A. 

      Colour

    • B. 

      Impressionism

    • C. 

      Realism

    • D. 

      Symbolism

  • 10. 
    The construction of cathedrals and the building of universities took place in...
    • A. 

      The early Middle Ages

    • B. 

      The late Middle Ages

    • C. 

      The early Renaissance

    • D. 

      The late Renaissance