Ch 17 Sect 2 Quiz - The Renaissance Spreads

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Ch 17 Sect 2 Quiz - The Renaissance Spreads

Choose the correct answer to each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The period from 1558 to 1603 when Queen Elizabeth ruled England became known as the
    • A. 

      Elizabethan Age

    • B. 

      Enlightenment

    • C. 

      Great Schism

    • D. 

      Reformation

  • 2. 
    The printing press encourage more authors to write in the vernacular, or their own
    • A. 

      Custom alphabet

    • B. 

      Handwriting

    • C. 

      Homemade ink

    • D. 

      Native language

  • 3. 
    The printing press was invented by
    • A. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • B. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

    • C. 

      Johann Gutenbuerg

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 4. 
    The Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel often portrayed scenes of everyday life, as in his painting
    • A. 

      The Last Supper

    • B. 

      Peasant Dance

    • C. 

      School of Athen

    • D. 

      Romeo and Juliet

  • 5. 
    The printing press worked by pressing paper against a tray of 
    • A. 

      Clay characters

    • B. 

      Metal type

    • C. 

      Stone tablets

    • D. 

      Wooden blocks

  • 6. 
    The plays Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream were written by
    • A. 

      Pieter Bruegel

    • B. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

    • C. 

      Niccolo Machiavelli

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 7. 
    The novel Don Quixote was written by Spanish author
    • A. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

    • B. 

      Miguel de Cervantes

    • C. 

      Niccolo Machiavelli

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 8. 
    Most of Shakespeare's plays were originally performed at the 
    • A. 

      Atlas Theater

    • B. 

      Elizabethan Playhouse

    • C. 

      Globe Theater

    • D. 

      Sistine Chapel

  • 9. 
    Experiments with lenses led to the development of the 
    • A. 

      Clock

    • B. 

      Microphone

    • C. 

      Printing press

    • D. 

      Telescope

  • 10. 
    Leonardo da Vinci, who excelled in many fields, is an example of a
    • A. 

      Classical scholar

    • B. 

      Merchant trader

    • C. 

      Renaissance man

    • D. 

      Expert navigator