Renaissance Art Trivia Questions

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Renaissance Art Trivia Questions

In the Renaissance era, there is a lot of paintings, sculptures and decorative history whose traces can be seen to date. This era saw a lot of powerful painters such as Michelangelo whose work can be seen to date. This Multiple-Choice quiz for Stow World History students designed to test their knowledge on renaissance art- Enter your last name and First initial before logging on for the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is not a Renaissance artist, architect or writer?
    • A. 

      Leonardo Da Vinci

    • B. 

      Raphael

    • C. 

      Lorenzo de Medici

    • D. 

      Michelangelo

    • E. 

      Donatello

  • 2. 
    In Niccolo Machiavelli's book The Prince, he states that a leader must
    • A. 

      Stay sharp and focused on skills such as hunting to stay ready for war

    • B. 

      Always be generous to his/her people regardless of the costs or benefits

    • C. 

      Never be willing to accept honors from allies as a means of respect

    • D. 

      Always prevent a bad reputation

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The period where Europe's religious focus was divided by three popes was known as
    • A. 

      The Great Awakening

    • B. 

      The Grand Canyon

    • C. 

      The Rio Grande

    • D. 

      The Great Schism

    • E. 

      Both A and D

  • 4. 
    Henry IV of France and Elizabeth I of England were both known for their
    • A. 

      Religious tolerance

    • B. 

      Strict religious practices

    • C. 

      Scientific achievements

    • D. 

      Artistic abilities

    • E. 

      Political weakness

  • 5. 
    Martin Luther of the Holy Roman Empire posted the __________________, starting the ________________________.
    • A. 

      Bill of Rights; American Revolution

    • B. 

      Zimmerman Note; World War I

    • C. 

      Edict of Nantes; St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre

    • D. 

      Declaration of the Rights of Man; French Revolution

    • E. 

      95 Theses; Protestant Reformation

  • 6. 
    Which of these was NOT a religious influence on Europe during the Protestant Reformation?
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Niccolo Machiavelli

    • C. 

      Martin Luther

    • D. 

      Zwingli

    • E. 

      John Calvin

  • 7. 
    Much of the artwork and sculpting during the Renaissance was focused on
    • A. 

      Politics

    • B. 

      Economics

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Society

    • E. 

      Science

  • 8. 
    Much of the Renaissance art and education was funded and supported in _____________________, ruled by ________________________.
    • A. 

      Rome; The Pope

    • B. 

      Florence; Lorenzo de Medici

    • C. 

      London; Bloody Mary

    • D. 

      The Holy Roman Empire; the emperor

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    What is one effect of economic change during the Renaissance?
    • A. 

      The pope was more concerned with power than the people

    • B. 

      Better and more frequent use of waterway led to exploration of new lands such as the Americas and greater trade

    • C. 

      Henry IV supported the Edict of Nantes which guaranteed religious tolerance in France

    • D. 

      Gallileo develops the law of falling bodies

    • E. 

      Vesalius draws the "De humani corporis fabrica"