Second Mid-lesson Quiz, Ch 11, Section 3

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Second Mid-lesson Quiz, Ch 11, Section 3

Second Mid-Lesson Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote Gargantua and Pantagruel?
    • A. 

      Desiderius Erasmus

    • B. 

      Johann Gutenberg

    • C. 

      Thomas More

    • D. 

      Francois Rabelais

  • 2. 
    In the book, Gargantua and Pantagruel, the author used humor and ______________ to criticize traditions in religion, education, and politics.
    • A. 

      Satire

    • B. 

      Exaggeration

    • C. 

      Metaphors

    • D. 

      Art

  • 3. 
    In the story, "Gargantua Eats the Pilgrims," the author's purpose is to entertain AND to make a point.  What was the point?
    • A. 

      People should avoid governmental "giants."

    • B. 

      Church officials were like giants compared to ordinary pilgrims.

    • C. 

      He was making fun of the medieval idea that going on pilgrimage makes a person special.

    • D. 

      He was making fun of everyone, the "giants," meaning the "high and mighty" church officials and the ordinary pilgrims.

  • 4. 
    What was Johann Gutenberg's main achievement?
    • A. 

      He helped the Catholic Church censor books.

    • B. 

      He wrote a book satirizing the church.

    • C. 

      He invented printing that used movable type.

    • D. 

      He translated the book, In Praise of Folly, into English.

  • 5. 
    Why is Durer called the Leonardo of the North?
    • A. 

      Like Leonardo, Durer had wide-ranging interests and artistic skill.

    • B. 

      His style of art was exactly like Leonardo's style.

    • C. 

      He used the same artistic mediums as Leonardo.

    • D. 

      He was related to Leonardo but lived in Northern Europe, not Italy.

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