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Humanities Exam 1 Multiple Choice
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Among other issues, it can be said that a key cause of the Protestant Reformation is
The Black Death and the Renaissance led some to intellectually break with the Medieval past.
Calvinists belive in living strict, austere lifestyles because
It could be a sign that they are indeed one of the Elect.
Which of the following is a key outcome of the Protestant Reformation?
It contributed to the rise of literacy and independent thought.
The Baroque as an art form was ornate and grandiose because
It intended to appeal to people's emotions initially to win hearts and minds for the Catholic Church.
The "Ecstasy of St. Teresa", Berini interpets St. Teresa's descriptions of dramatic visions as
an orgasmic experience
In Caravaggio's "Conversion of St. Paul", light can be interpreted as
God's healing powers
The Heliocentric Theory was controversial because
it had effect of removing Man from the center of the universe
At the Council of Trent, the Catholic Church refused to
sentence Galileo to death
Sir Francis Bacon is perhaps best known for his
writings on the use of inductive reasoning and the empirical method
In order to establish Absolutist rule, Louis XIV had to do which of the following?
win over the Nobility
In part, the Palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are intended to
Projects Louis XIV's powerful image
The use of the Classical Baroque in France was intended to
appeal to both the mind and the heart
Overall, it can be said that Absolutism in France has which of the following effects?
it helped to promote the growth and development of the modern state France.
Which of the following is NOT a root cause of the Enlightenment?
The Counter- Reformation
Ultimately, which of the following is a primary cause leading to the development of the African Slave Trade?
Europeans became acquainted with, and afflicted to, stimulants.
The Consumer Revolution is of primary importance because
It helped lead to an expanding middle class
The English Civil War began because
Charles I was too Absolutist and too pro- Catholic
The English Bill of Rights is significant because
it placed legal limits on the power of the monarchy
Watteau's "The Embarkation from Cythera" is an excellent example of Rococo art because
It depicts love and the pleasures of life
If we could summarize the Enlightenment in one word, what would it be?
which of the following is a key reason for the birth of the English Enlightenment?
In many ways, it is a response to disorder and change taking place in England
According to Thomas Hobbs, in the state of nature, people are driven by what two motivations?
fear of death and lust for power
Thomas Hobbs and John Locke are remarkable because they both
use social contract theory and the basis for government authority instead of divine right
Jonathan Swift proposes that Irish children should be bred and consumed because
he is illustrating the absurdity of the Enlightenment's obsession withe use of logic and reason
According to Adam Smith, wealth is created when
people act in their own economic self interest
The Republic of Letters is
imaginary literacy republic with no borders and no cernsorship
In " The Persian Letter's", Montesquieu uses Persian tourist to
poke at Louis XIV's despotic ways
Which of the following be describes the Enlightenment's attitude towards slavery?
Enlightenment's thinkers used reason both to attack and justify slavery
Which of the following provides the best overall summaries of the Enlightenment?
As a whole, the Enlightenment championed the Individual and was a middle class phenomenon.
The capital of WV is located in what city?
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