Renaissance Test 15.1-15.2

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Renaissance Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about the early Renaissance.


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  • 1. 
    A German printer who worked on a project that would create a new way of printing books.  He created the printing press and movable type.
    • A. 

      Jan van Eyck

    • B. 

      Johannes Guttenberg

    • C. 

      Pleiade

    • D. 

      Thomas More

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      MIchaelangelo

    • B. 

      Donatello

    • C. 

      Cosimo de Medici

    • D. 

      Leonardo DaVinci

  • 3. 
    The first great humanist and poet.
    • A. 

      Cosimo de Medici

    • B. 

      Mama Lisa

    • C. 

      Francesco Petrarch

    • D. 

      Nike Mania

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Movable type

    • B. 

      Movable keys

    • C. 

      Classical type

    • D. 

      Humanism

  • 5. 
    A popular Italian term of poetry that Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Earl of Surrey helped to introduce.
    • A. 

      Pasta e fagioli

    • B. 

      Pleiade

    • C. 

      Sonnet

    • D. 

      Utopia

  • 6. 
    Classical works that focused upon worldly issues, not religious matters.  Nature, beauty and other concepts were explored which had been ignored in Medieval times.
    • A. 

      Constitution

    • B. 

      Renaissance

    • C. 

      Humanism

    • D. 

      Realism

  • 7. 
    A government where people can pick their own leader
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Socrates rules

    • C. 

      City-states

    • D. 

      Republic

  • 8. 
    Who created 4,000 notebook pages filled with sketches and notes?
    • A. 

      Leonardo DaVinci

    • B. 

      Donatello

    • C. 

      Francesco Petrarch

    • D. 

      Michelangelo

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      This piece of art was created as a gift to DaVinci for his support to the church.

    • B. 

      This is one of the most famous piece of art in the world, created by DaVinci.

    • C. 

      Cosimo de Medici created this famous painting which changed the way art was made during the Renaissance.

    • D. 

      This is one of the most famous piece of art in the world, created by Donatello.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Trade happened because Italy is on the Mediterranean Sea which supported the Renaissance.

    • B. 

      The church was centered in Italy and helped organize Renaissance ideas.

    • C. 

      Italy had trade which caused more religious ideas to spread

    • D. 

      Italian artists traveled and spoke all through Europe spreading their new ideas.

  • 11. 
    This is a work by Sir Thomas More that describes an ideal world that is based on Greek philosophy.
    • A. 

      Angelica

    • B. 

      In Praise of Unity

    • C. 

      Utopia

    • D. 

      Mona Lisa

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Art had a religious focus in the Middle Ages which changed to nature and people in the Renaissance

    • B. 

      The Middle Ages focused upon nature and religious themes, which became more religious during the Renaissance.

    • C. 

      Trade caused art to become more colorful during the Renaissance because of discoveries from the East

    • D. 

      After the Middle Ages art was very focused on supporting religious themes spreading through northern Europe.

  • 13. 
    Who was England's best known poet?
    • A. 

      William Shakespeare

    • B. 

      John Donne

    • C. 

      Madox Brown

    • D. 

      Sir Thomas More

  • 14. 
    A German painter who was also a master of wood cuts and engravings.
    • A. 

      Johannes Albrecht

    • B. 

      Durer van Eyck

    • C. 

      Albert Dararker

    • D. 

      Albrecht Durer

  • 15. 
    These were the most powerful Italian cities, which were wealthy because of trade, and were not under the control of a king or noble.
    • A. 

      City-republics

    • B. 

      City-states

    • C. 

      Pleiades

    • D. 

      Renaissance-states

  • 16. 
    This religious thinking formed during the Renaissance and emphasized beauty and goodness of people everywhere.
    • A. 

      Catholicism

    • B. 

      Rationalism

    • C. 

      Christian humanism

    • D. 

      Idealism

  • 17. 
    Who was the Frenchman who was a devoted follower of Erasmus whose best known works are Gargantua and Pantagruel
    • A. 

      Jaques D'Amboise

    • B. 

      Jean Luc Durer

    • C. 

      Francois Rabelais

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Spread of Chritianity

    • B. 

      Strengthened Churches

    • C. 

      New forms of art and literature, plus trade

    • D. 

      Hercules and Nike

  • 19. 
    Renaissance group of literary poets whose name originates from the name of of a seven star cluster
    • A. 

      Sonnet

    • B. 

      Pantagruel

    • C. 

      Petrarch

    • D. 

      Pleiades

  • 20. 
    One of Erasmus's close friends, a lawyer, who was influenced by Green thinkers such as Plato and Aristotle.
    • A. 

      Dante Thomas

    • B. 

      Jan Van Rabelais

    • C. 

      Cosimo de Medici

    • D. 

      Sir Thomas More

  • 21. 
    Who created the famous work 'In Praise of Folly' that mocked certain church practices.
    • A. 

      Dante Maniatis

    • B. 

      Desiderius Erasmus

    • C. 

      Cosimo de Erasmus

    • D. 

      Donetello

  • 22. 
    The themes of Love and Patriotism
    • A. 

      These themes caused Christian religious artists to grow throughout Europe.

    • B. 

      'In Praise of Folly' had these as its main themes which caused trade to increase

    • C. 

      In France and England Renaissance writers centered their work upon these themes.

    • D. 

      These were lacking in the Renaissance.

  • 23. 
    Who was one of the best known supporters of art and head of one of the most powerful families in Florence?
    • A. 

      Cosmos Pleiade

    • B. 

      Francois Rabelais

    • C. 

      Cosimo de Medici

    • D. 

      The Pope of the Church in Rome

  • 24. 
    A Flemish painter who lived in the early 1400's, who was a master of realistic portraits.
    • A. 

      Jan van Eyck

    • B. 

      Donatello

    • C. 

      Cosimo de Medici

    • D. 

      Francois Rabelais