An Early Modern World History MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    What major theme of the Northern Renaissance did German artist Albrecht Durer display in his engravings?
    • A. 

      Religious upheaval

    • B. 

      Peasant life

    • C. 

      Women's rights

    • D. 

      Social art

  • 2. 
    What resulted from the Peace of Augsburg in 1555?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther was forced to recant his 95 Theses.

    • B. 

      The Catholic Church stopped selling indulgences.

    • C. 

      Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Church.

    • D. 

      Each German prince could decide the religion in his land.

  • 3. 
    Humanist scholars differed from medieval thinkers in that Humanists:
    • A. 

      Used Latin as the language for scholarship.

    • B. 

      Tended to focus on more spiritual subjects.

    • C. 

      Rejected the learning of Greece and Rome.

    • D. 

      Tended to focus on more worldly subjects.

  • 4. 
    In the 1600s Robert Boyle's work transformed the field of:
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      Chemistry

    • D. 

      Philosophy

  • 5. 
    The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa were works of the great artist:
    • A. 

      Michelangelo

    • B. 

      Botticelli

    • C. 

      Raphael

    • D. 

      Da Vinci

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes the ideal woman according to Italian writer Castiglione?
    • A. 

      Her inner goodness transcends her outer beauty.

    • B. 

      Her outer beauty is a reflection of her inner goodness.

    • C. 

      She should have knowledge of literature and history.

    • D. 

      She should be athletic but not muscular.

  • 7. 
    The inventor who perfected the microscope and was the first to see cells and microorganisms was:
    • A. 

      Anton van Leeuwenhoek

    • B. 

      Ambroise Pare

    • C. 

      Andreas Vesalius

    • D. 

      Robert Boyle

  • 8. 
    What triggered the events that led to the development of the Church of England?
    • A. 

      The pope would not end corruption.

    • B. 

      Henry VIII wanted a divorce.

    • C. 

      Henry VIII converted to Lutheranism.

    • D. 

      The pope rejected the Act of Supremacy.

  • 9. 
    In the scientific method, a hypothesis is a:
    • A. 

      Conclusion that shouldn't be questioned.

    • B. 

      Possible explanation that should be tested.

    • C. 

      Truth that leads to deeper understanding.

    • D. 

      Truth known at the beginning of inquiry.

  • 10. 
    How did Martin Luther react when he found out peasants were rebelling against the nobles for social change in his name?
    • A. 

      He denounced the peasants and the rebellion was crushed.

    • B. 

      He supported the peasants and overthrew the nobles.

    • C. 

      He made a public statement that he would not take sides.

    • D. 

      He offered to negotiate a compromise between both sides.