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People became less secular and more focused on religion during the Renaissance.
a) True b) False c) d)
Europeans began to stress the importance of the individual during the Renaissance.
a) True b) False c) d)
After the Black Death, Europeans began looking to the future when times seemed better.
a) True b) False c) d)
What was the northern artist, Albrecht Durer, best known for?
a) oil paintings b) frescoes c) engravings d) sculptures
Which of the following is NOT a reason why the Renaissance began in Italy.
a) Italy had been the center of the Roman Empire and its people were surrounded by Roman art and ruins. b) Italy's cities had become very wealthy and could afford to pay painters, sculptors, and other artists. c) Italy was divided into several small city-states that competed with each other. d) Italy had the strongest empire in all of Europe by the late Middle Ages.
Which of the following is NOT a type of play that Shakespeare wrote?
a) comedies b) tragedies c) histories d) epics
Who was the greatest English writer of the Renaissance?
a) William Shakespeare b) Leonardo da Vinci c) Vincent van Gough d) Marco Polo
Which northern artist was a great oil painter?
a) William Shakespeare b) Albrecht Durer c) Jan van Eyck d) Michelangelo
Which artist painted the School of Athens?
a) Leonardo da Vinci b) Michelangelo c) Raphael d) Donatello
What refers to art from places we know today as Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and the Netherlands.
a) English Renaissance b) Northern Renaissance c) Flanders Renaissance d) Southern Renaissance
Who created the statue David?
a) Leonardo da Vinci b) Michelangelo c) Raphael d) Donatello
Who painted The Last Supper?
a) Leonardo da Vinci b) Michelangelo c) Raphael d) Donatello
Which inventor developed a printing press that used movable type?
a) Leonardo da Vinci b) Johannes Gutenberg c) Jan van Eyck d) Erasmus
The printing press helped to spread the ideas of the Renaissance by printing more books and making them more available.
a) True b) False c) d)
What were two new techniques used by Renaissance artists to add realism and express drama and emotion.
a) perspective and chiaroscuro b) decadence and minimalism c) impressionism and oil painting d)
Who wrote The Divine Comedy, one of the world’s greatest poems, in the vernacular?
a) Dante Alighieri b) Chaucer c) da Vinci d) Donatello
What language did Chaucer write The Canterbury Tales in?
a) Latin b) Spanish c) English d) French
Who had preserved Greek and Roman culture throughout the Middle Ages?
a) the Chinese b) Arab Scholars c) Spanish monks d) the Egyptians
Who was a famous scholar of ancient works and encouraged Europeans to search for Latin manuscripts in monasteries?
a) Petrarch b) Erasmus c) da Vinci d) Raphael
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