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Which statement below is false about Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel?
a) In April 1508, Michelangelo was summoned back to Rome by Pope Leo X.
b) He tried to turn down Pope Julius II commission to paint the Sistine Chapel ceiling.
c) Bramante and other artists working at the court of Julius II did not take kindly to Michelangelos presence
d) Julius II let himself be swayed by Michelangelos creative frenzy for the Sistine Chapel.

Which statement below is false about Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel?
a) During construction, he shared his work with anyone who wanted to view his labors.
b) The work did not proceed as he wished, so he fired his assistants & removed what had been done up to that point.
c) Between the end of 1508 and January 1509, he recommenced the entire project on his own.
d) In May 1508, Michelangelo began to make the preparatory designs for the Sistine Chapel ceiling.

Which of the following persons did NOT assist Michelangelo when he started painting the Sistene Chapel ceiling in the fall of 1508?
a) Francesco Granacci
b) Aristotele da Sangallo
c) Giuliano Bugiardini
d) Giorgio Vasari

Which statement below is false?
a) Michelangelo painted the Sistene Chapel between 1508 and 1512.
b) Before assignment to the Sistine Ceiling in 1505, Julius II commissioned him to produce a tomb.
c) Due to a shortage of money, Pope Julius II had him focus on the Sistine ceiling instead of the Popes own tomb.
d) In the Sistene Chapel, on the vault of the papal chapel, he included five scenes from the Book of Genesis.

Which statement below is false?
a) When Michelangelo returned to work on Julius II tomb, he redesigned it on a much more modest scale.
b) His Bound Slave and the Dying Slave sculptures are unusual because they are completely finished.
c) His sculpture the Dying Slave demonstrates his approach of the figure being imprisoned in the stone.
d) The Moses sculpture is the central figure in the Julius II tomb.

Which statement below is false?
a) His activity as an architect began in earnest with the plan for the facade-Church of San Lorenzo.
b) He completed the facade of the Church of San Lorenzo in Florence in 1523.
c) In the 1520s, Michelangelo designed the Laurentian Library and its elegant entrance hall adjoining San Lorenzo.
d) For the Laurentian Library, he used motifs-columns, pediments, and brackets-for a personal and expressive purpose

Which statement below is false?
a) On January 10th, 1529, he became a member of the Nove della Milizia.
b) Around 1528, Clement VII surrounded the city of Florence with German mercenary soldiers.
c) In 1528, the new government of Florence asked him to prepare plans for defense against the assault.
d) He protected the campanile of the Romanesque church by covering it with an early version of sandbags.

Which statement below is false?
a) The Nove della Milizia was a nine-man body in charge of the city of Florences military forces.
b) In 1529, he served on the Nove della Milizia in the capacity of an expert on munitions.
c) Believing invasion by the troops surrounding Florence was imminent, Michelangelo fled to Venice around 1530.
d) Exiled briefly by the republic of Florence as a traitor for fleeing to Venice in 1530, he was soon allowed to reenter Florenc

Which statement below is false?
a) For the tombs of the Medici, he abandoned the architecture and arabesques he used for tomb of Julius II.
b) The Medici Tombs were for: Lorenzo de' Medici-duke of Urbino, and Giuliano de' Medici-duke of Nemours.
c) His designs for the tombs of the Medici were very similair to Florentine tombs of that time.
d) In 1534, he stopped working on the Medici Tombs.

Which statement below is false?
a) In 1534, Michelangelo left Florence forever.
b) His decision never to return to Florence after 1534 was influenced by hostility of Duke Alessandro de Medici.
c) Work on the Medici Tombs continued after Michelangelo went to Rome in 1534 until his return to Florence.
d) Clement VII, before dying, commissioned the fresco of the Last Judgment in the Sistine Chapel.

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