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He died mysteriously at a young age but was considered to be the artist that perfected perspective and realism in his artwork
a) Raphael
b) Donatello
c) Leonardo da Vinci
d) Michelangelo

Who wrote Romeo and Juliet?
a) Dante
b) Machiavelli
c) Shakespeare
d) Michelangelo

What new innovation, developed by Johann Gutenberg, allowed the new ideas of the Renaissance to spread quickly
a) Faster sailing vessels
b) An improved postal system
c) A moveable type printing press
d) A motorized vehicle

A renewed interest in the ideas of the Greeks and Romans led Renaissance artists to make their art look more __________
a) Creative
b) Religious
c) Christian
d) Realistic

Which wealthy banker from Florence used his riches to pay for art, build schools and beautify his city?
a) Leonardo da Vinci
b) Cosimo de Medici
c) Marcelo Albizzi
d) William Shakespeare

Which famous renaissance man painted the Mona Lisa and the Last Supper?
a) Raphael
b) Donatello
c) Michelangelo
d) Leonardo da Vinci

Which trading city became known as the center of the Renaissance?
a) Florence
b) Milan
c) Rome
d) Genoa

What does the word Renaissance mean?
a) to paint realistically
b) to read again
c) to trade again
d) rebirth

This talented Italian artist was famous for his realistic sculpures like the David and his paintings in the Sistine Chapel. Who was he?
a) Raphael
b) Michelangelo
c) Donatello
d) Leonardo

This family was the wealthiest in northern Italy and controlled banking throughout most of Europe
a) The Donatellos
b) The Simpsons
c) The da Vincis
d) The Medici

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