Week One Of English Renaissance

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Renaissance Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test the students notetaking, attention in class, and general listening and comprehension skills. It will be on the history of the English Renaissance, and the literary features of the Italian and English Sonnets and their forms and format like: octave, sestet,quatrian, couplet, conciet, rhyme scheme, and the number of lines and parts of a sonnet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the term Renaissance mean?
    • A. 

      Death

    • B. 

      Rebirth

    • C. 

      Resolve

    • D. 

      Release

  • 2. 
    What about Henry VIII is not true ?
    • A. 

      Queen Elizabeth II's father

    • B. 

      Queen (Bloody) Mary's father

    • C. 

      Broke off from the Roman Catholic Church

    • D. 

      Had six wives total.

  • 3. 
    What major thing did Henry VIII do? (Effected all of England)
  • 4. 
    What did Queen Elizabeth I not do?
    • A. 

      The Spainish Armada was defeated under her rule.

    • B. 

      Literature flowered under her reign

    • C. 

      Was strictly Catholic

    • D. 

      Sent explorers to new world in which Virginia was named after her.

  • 5. 
    In Petrarch's (Italian) Sonnet what is a Octave?