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How were Renaissance artists different from medieval artists?
a) They only painted from their heart
b) They portrayed people and nature realistically
c) They did not use dimension
d) They portrayed people and nature unrealistically

What Renaissance artist painted the Mona Lisa and was also a sculptor, architect, and inventor?
a) da Vinci
b) Michelangelo
c) Donatello
d) Raphael

What city was the birthplace of the Renaissance?
a) Rome
b) Milan
c) Venice
d) Florence

What art form developed in the Renaissance to show depth and dimension?
a) shading
b) perspective
c) Fresco
d) oil painting

What Renaissance term means to place an emphasis on individual potential, achievement, and education?
a) Humanism
b) Commerce
c) Protestant
d) Reformation

Why did the Renaissance begin in Italy?
a) Martin Luther’s ideas
b) a mild climate
c) wealth from trade
d) Bubonic Plague

What was the intellectual and economic movement that saw a revived interest in the art, social scientific, and political ideas of ancient Greece and Rome?
a) Reformation
b) Renaissance
c) Counter Reformation
d) Protestant

Which Renaissance artist painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and sculpted David and the Pieta?
a) da Vinci
b) Michelangelo
c) Donatello
d) Raphael

Which of the following best describes the beliefs of Martin Luther?
a) The Pope and priests of the Catholic Church are the only ones to interpret the Bible
b) God taught that all sin must be forgiven by selling indulgences
c) Christians can communicate directly with God through prayer and reading the Bible
d) Christians must go through their local priests to talk with God and interpret the Bible.

What invention helped the ideas of the Renaissance and the Reformation spread more quickly?
a) telescope
b) microscope
c) algebra
d) printing press

What does the posting of the 95 Theses and the Diet of Worms relate to?
a) Catholic Counter-Reformation
b) Renaissance and Reformation
c) the beginning of Protestantism and separation from the Catholic Church
d) the end of Protestantism and reunion of the Catholic Church

Which was a cause of the Reformation?
a) Michelangelo’s writings about the Church
b) Luther was labeled as an outlaw
c) Church began granting indulgences for money
d) Da Vinci’s death

What Renaissance invention made people more literate and strengthened the economy?
a) The Bible
b) printing press
c) telescope
d) block printing

What did Copernicus and Galileo teach?
a) The Church could not seek forgiveness
b) The objects in the sky move around the Earth
c) The Earth moves around the Sun
d) The Milky Way is one of many galaxies

What was the motivating factor for Europeans to explore all water trade routes?
a) to prove Copernicus’s theory
b) to find treasures lost at sea
c) to discover new lands and products
d) to increase trade with Asia and make more money

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