Ch. 14 Renaissance Question Preview (ID: 9034)

The Renaissance Occurred Because Feudalism Fell In Europe.[print questions]

One way Martin Luther, John Calvin, and Henry VIII were similar is that they all were
a) Latin American revolutionary leaders
b) Reformation leaders
c) Impressionists painters
d) Divine right monarchs

The revival of Greek and Roman culture, the economic growth of Italian city-states in the 1400’s, and the development of humanism were aspects of th
a) Age of Revolutions
b) Protestant Reformation
c) Spread of Islam
d) European Renaissance

Prior to the Protestant Reformation, the medieval church in western Europe was criticized for
a) Sponsoring explorations to the Middle East
b) Allowing the Bible to be printed and distributed to the people
c) Being too concerned with worldly power and riches
d) Refusing to sell indulgences to peasants

One way in which the writers of the Renaissance were influenced by the writers of ancient Greece was that the Renaissance writers
a) Stressed the power of human reasoning
b) Promoted the religious doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church
c) Showed littler interest in secular affairs
d) Produced few new scientific ideas

Which factors contributed to the beginning of the Renaissance in Italian cities?
a) Occupation by foreign powers
b) Interaction with Latin America
c) Surplus of porcelain from Japan
d) Access to important trade routes

Which action could be considered an effect of the Protestant Reformation?
a) Posting of the Ninety-Five Theses
b) Decline in the power of the Roman Catholic Church
c) Sale of indulgences
d) End of religious warfare

Which statement explains why the Renaissance began in Italy?
a) Italy was not influenced by a classical heritage
b) The Italian city-states were wealthy centers of trade and manufacturing
c) Italy was politically unified by a strong central government
d) The Catholic Church did not have any influence in Italy

Which historical events are in the correct chronological order?
a) Crusades→ Renaissance→ Neolithic Revolution →Roman Empire
b) Roman Empire→ Neolithic Revolution→ Crusades→ Renaissance
c) Renaissance →Neolithic Revolution→ Crusades→ Roman Empire
d) Neolithic Revolution→ Roman Empire→ Crusades→ Renaissance

Which factor was common to the societies in ancient Athens (6th- 5th centuries B.C.) and in the Renaissance Italy (A.D. 1400)?
a) Leaders were elected by a parliament
b) Humanism was the central philosophy
c) Civil liberties were given to all inhabitants
d) Rich landowners had little power

In western Europe, Martin Luther’s Ninety-five Theses and Henry VIII’s Act of Supremacy led to
a) An end to Christian unity
b) A strengthening of economic unity
c) Better relations between peasants and merchants
d) Fewer violent outbreaks between ethnic groups

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