Renaissance

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  • 1. 
    The word "Renaisance" mean
    • A. 

      Reform

    • B. 

      Rebirth

    • C. 

      Renew

  • 2. 
    Voltaire is known for
    • A. 

      Seperation of power

    • B. 

      The social contract

    • C. 

      Freedom of speech

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty and Property

  • 3. 
    John Locke is known for
    • A. 

      The telecope

    • B. 

      Scientific Method

    • C. 

      "People are evil and need to be controlled"

    • D. 

      Life, Liberty and Property

  • 4. 
    Copernicus is known for
    • A. 

      Heliocentric Theroy

    • B. 

      Seperatation of powers

    • C. 

      Law of Motion

    • D. 

      Scientific Method

  • 5. 
    Galileo Galilei is know for
    • A. 

      Laws of Gravity

    • B. 

      Experimentation in Scientific Method

    • C. 

      Telescope

    • D. 

      Women's rights

  • 6. 
    Rousseau is known for
    • A. 

      Social contract

    • B. 

      Discovering sun is center of solar system

    • C. 

      Freedom of speech

    • D. 

      Seperation of power

  • 7. 
    "BLANK" was a strong advocate of women's rights
  • 8. 
    Who is connected with experimentation in the scientific method
  • 9. 
    Who is known for saying "People are evil and government must control them"
  • 10. 
    Who is "Best" known for the Laws of Gravity and Theory of Motion
  • 11. 
    "Blank" is an intelicutal movment that focused on the potential of people
  • 12. 
    How writers in the renaissance differ from previous writers
    • A. 

      They [Renaissance wirters] used Humor and Tradegy

    • B. 

      They woud show human flaws and defects

    • C. 

      Actually differed on very few things

  • 13. 
    Showing art in 3 dimensions is called
  • 14. 
    What invention allowed to rapid spread of ideas and news
  • 15. 
    The printing press was invented by
    • A. 

      Johann Gutenberg

    • B. 

      Thomas Moore

    • C. 

      Jan Van Eyck

    • D. 

      Desiderius Erasmus

  • 16. 
    Thomas Moore was a
    • A. 

      Painter/sculptor

    • B. 

      Play writer

    • C. 

      Author

    • D. 

      Wood Craver

  • 17. 
    Albrecht Durer was a
    • A. 

      Painter/sculptor

    • B. 

      Play Writer

    • C. 

      Author

    • D. 

      Wood Craver

  • 18. 
    Jan Van Eyck was a
    • A. 

      Painter

    • B. 

      Inventor

    • C. 

      Woodcraver

    • D. 

      Play writer

  • 19. 
    Martin Luther began The Refoemation by
    • A. 

      Signing the Peace of Augsburg

    • B. 

      Posting the "95 Thesis"

    • C. 

      Approving the Supremacy Act

    • D. 

      Establishing the Anglican church

  • 20. 
    King "BLANK" the VIII had 6 wives
    • A. 

      John

    • B. 

      Charales

    • C. 

      Leo

    • D. 

      Henry

  • 21. 
    Who wrote the book "The Praise of Folly"
    • A. 

      Thomas Moore

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Desiderius Eramus

    • D. 

      Martin Luther

  • 22. 
    When Martin Luther failed to recant is ideas about the catholic chruch what happened First
    • A. 

      He was excommunicated

    • B. 

      Was threated to be excommunicated and declared a heretic

    • C. 

      Was put to death

    • D. 

      Was allowed to live in peace for a while

  • 23. 
    Queen Mary was a
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Protestant

  • 24. 
    "Annul" Means
    • A. 

      To End

    • B. 

      To Eat

    • C. 

      To Start

    • D. 

      To Void

  • 25. 
    Vernacular is when you
    • A. 

      Wirte in an early writing style

    • B. 

      Write in Latin

    • C. 

      Write to show self-expression

    • D. 

      Write in your native language

  • 26. 
    King Charales the V is known for
    • A. 

      Divorcing his wife without the approval of the chruch

    • B. 

      Killing Protestants

    • C. 

      Excommunicating Martin Lurther

    • D. 

      Signing the Peace of Augsburg

  • 27. 
    Voltaire, Montesqesqieu, and John Locke are examples of
    • A. 

      Civic Thinkers

    • B. 

      Enlighted Philosopher and Writers

    • C. 

      Revolutionary Idealists

    • D. 

      Political People

  • 28. 
    Vesalius is known for
    • A. 

      Smallpox vaccination

    • B. 

      Anatomy of the body

    • C. 

      The clock

    • D. 

      Astronomy

  • 29. 
    Kepler and Tycho Brahe were known for
    • A. 

      Continuing Galileo's work

    • B. 

      Developed the mircoscope

    • C. 

      Studied the dark side of the moon

    • D. 

      Made advancements in Math and Astronomy

  • 30. 
    Jenner is known for
    • A. 

      Using math, logic and reason to solve problem

    • B. 

      Developing the mircoscope

    • C. 

      Studying the Stars prior to Galileo

    • D. 

      Developing the 1st vaccination to smallpox

  • 31. 
    Who was the first person to rule after King Herny
    • A. 

      Mary

    • B. 

      Edward

    • C. 

      Anne

    • D. 

      Elizabeth

  • 32. 
    Which wife gave king Herny his first son
    • A. 

      Anne Boleyn

    • B. 

      Anne of Cleves

    • C. 

      Catherine Parr

    • D. 

      Jane Seymour

  • 33. 
    Who was king Henry's first wife
    • A. 

      Catherine of Arago

    • B. 

      Catherine Parr

    • C. 

      Catherine Howard

    • D. 

      Anne Boleyn

  • 34. 
    The Birth of Venus was created by
    • A. 

      Michelanglo

    • B. 

      Leonardo

    • C. 

      Botticelli

    • D. 

      Rapheal

  • 35. 
    Rapheal is "Best" known for his work of art
    • A. 

      The last judgement

    • B. 

      Pieta

    • C. 

      The last supper

    • D. 

      The school of Athens