Visual And Material Culture Of The Mediterranean Lecture 8

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Renaissance

    • B. 

      Nautical Revolution

    • C. 

      Colonization of the New World

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Globalization

    • E. 

      Decline of the Mediterranean

    • F. 

      Decline of the Mediterranean

  • 2. 
    The Term "Nautical Revolution" is modern and was coined by ____ (1900-1984), the most eminent American maritime historian.
    • A. 

      Fernand Braudel

    • B. 

      Frederic C. Lane

    • C. 

      The doge of Venice

    • D. 

      Lilia Campana

    • E. 

      King of Spain

  • 3. 
    The term "Nautical Revolution" indicates a period characterized by the introduction of several ___ in ships, navigational tools, weapons, etc.
    • A. 

      Cannons

    • B. 

      Sails

    • C. 

      Technological innovations

    • D. 

      Masts

    • E. 

      Oars

  • 4. 
    In the Mediterranean, there were two types of ships: ___ (sailed) and ____ (rowed).
    • A. 

      Long ships / round ships

    • B. 

      Round ships / long ships

    • C. 

      Black ships / red ships

    • D. 

      Vessels / boats

    • E. 

      Seaworthy ships / sinking ships

  • 5. 
    Round ships first used ____ , and then adopted _____ .
    • A. 

      Quarter Rudder / Stern Rudder

    • B. 

      One sail / half-sail

    • C. 

      One sailer / entire crew

    • D. 

      Oars / engine

    • E. 

      Three masts / one mast

  • 6. 
    Round ships were rigged with both ____ and ____ . 
    • A. 

      Square sails / lateen sails

    • B. 

      Trapezoidal sails / triangular sails

    • C. 

      Square sails / triangular sails

    • D. 

      Round sails / square sails

    • E. 

      Both A & C

  • 7. 
    In round ships, the main mast and the foremast carried a ____.
    • A. 

      Lateen Sail

    • B. 

      Square Sail

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sail

    • D. 

      Rectangular sail

    • E. 

      Round sail

  • 8. 
    In round ships, the mizzen mast carried a ____ .
    • A. 

      Lateen Sail

    • B. 

      Square Sail

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sail

    • D. 

      Rectangular Sail

    • E. 

      Round Sail

  • 9. 
    The _____ is the mast placed at the bow of round ships.
    • A. 

      Main Mast

    • B. 

      Foremast

    • C. 

      Mizzen Mast

    • D. 

      Bowsprit

    • E. 

      Bonavernture

  • 10. 
    The bowsprit was rigged with a ____ .
    • A. 

      Lateen Sail

    • B. 

      Square Sail

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sail

    • D. 

      Bowsprit Sail

    • E. 

      Round Sail

  • 11. 
    The _____ is the fourth mast added at the stern in round ships.
    • A. 

      Main mast

    • B. 

      Foremast

    • C. 

      Mizzen mast

    • D. 

      Bowsprit

    • E. 

      Bonaventure

  • 12. 
    The Bonaventure mast was rigged with a _____ .
    • A. 

      Lateen Sail

    • B. 

      Square Sail

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sail

    • D. 

      Rectangular Sail

    • E. 

      Round Sail

  • 13. 
    The following we types of round ships in the mediterranean, except:
    • A. 

      Buzzo

    • B. 

      Coccha

    • C. 

      Carrack

    • D. 

      Caravel

    • E. 

      Galley

  • 14. 
    The Buzzo carried two masts, both rigged with _____ .
    • A. 

      Lateen Sails

    • B. 

      Square Sails

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sails

    • D. 

      Rectangular Sail

    • E. 

      Round Sails

  • 15. 
    The Coccha carried two masts: the main mast with a ____ and the _____ with a lateen sail.
    • A. 

      Lateen Sail / Main mast

    • B. 

      Square sail / foremast

    • C. 

      Square sail / mizzen mast

    • D. 

      Bowsprit sail / Bonaventure

    • E. 

      Lateen Sail / Bonaventure

  • 16. 
    The Carrack carried ____ masts, and later ____.
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      2/3

    • C. 

      3/4

    • D. 

      4/5

    • E. 

      5/6

  • 17. 
    The caravel had 3 masts, and all of them were rigged with ____ .
    • A. 

      Lateen Sails

    • B. 

      Square Sails

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sails

    • D. 

      Rectangular Sails

    • E. 

      Round Sails

  • 18. 
    The term "long ships" identifies the _____ .
    • A. 

      Galleys

    • B. 

      Carracks

    • C. 

      Caravels

    • D. 

      Buzzi

    • E. 

      Cocche

  • 19. 
    Long ships (galleys) had 3 masts, and all of them were rigged with _____.
    • A. 

      Lateen Sails

    • B. 

      Square Sails

    • C. 

      Trapezoidal Sails

    • D. 

      Rectangular Sails

    • E. 

      Round Sails

  • 20. 
    The 1st representation of a square sail in the Mediterranean is dated to the ____ .
    • A. 

      4th century

    • B. 

      5th century

    • C. 

      6th century

    • D. 

      7th century

    • E. 

      8th century

  • 21. 
    The square-rigged Mediterranean round ship (coccha) probably originated from the large two-masted lateness, called _____ venice>
    • A. 

      Galleys

    • B. 

      Buzzi / Bussi

    • C. 

      Caravel

    • D. 

      Carrack

    • E. 

      Gondolas

  • 22. 
    In early 14th century round ships carried _____ mounted on either side of the stern.
    • A. 

      Quarter Rudders

    • B. 

      Stern Rudders

    • C. 

      Bonaventure Masts

    • D. 

      Bowsprits

    • E. 

      Several rudders

  • 23. 
    The earliest representation of a stern rudder comes from _____ and is dated to 1180.
    • A. 

      Northern Europe

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Spain

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 24. 
    Until the end of the 15th century, round ships carried both ____ and ____ for safety reasons.
    • A. 

      Main mast / Foremast

    • B. 

      Main mast / Mizzen Mast

    • C. 

      Quarter rudders / stern rudder

    • D. 

      Cannons / Crossbows

    • E. 

      Sailors and Soldiers

  • 25. 
    If you build a round ship with a curved sternpost, only _____ hinges are possible.
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 26. 
    If you build a round ship with a _____ sternpost, 3 or more hinges are possible.
    • A. 

      Curved

    • B. 

      Straight

    • C. 

      Strong

    • D. 

      Weak

    • E. 

      Oak

  • 27. 
    The earliest representation of a carrack comes from ____ and is dated 1419.
    • A. 

      Northern Europe

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Spain

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 28. 
    Columbus' Santa Maria was a 
    • A. 

      Caravel

    • B. 

      Galley

    • C. 

      Buzzo

    • D. 

      Carrack

    • E. 

      Nice Ship

  • 29. 
    The _____ was the preferred ship of the age of discovery.
    • A. 

      Caravel

    • B. 

      Galley

    • C. 

      Buzzo

    • D. 

      Carrack

    • E. 

      Nice Ship

  • 30. 
    Columbus' Nina was a 
    • A. 

      Caravel

    • B. 

      Galley

    • C. 

      Buzzo

    • D. 

      Carrack

    • E. 

      Nice Ship