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The Renaissance Quiz
Renaissance Quiz for Mr. Vrsalovich
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Which of the following describes one effect of Marco Polo's journey to China?
Marco Polo was made a government official in China.
Venice was famous for...
THe Mongols helped increase trade between Europe and Asia by...
making the Silk Road safe to travel again.
One important feature that Venice and Genoa shared was that...
both were important port cities on the Mediterranean Sea.
The printing press affected the spread of ideas during the Renaissance the same way that...
the internet affects the spread of ideas today.
Which event happened first to Marco Polo's time?
The Mongol dynasty takes over China and makes the roads safer.
Which of the following best describes Cosimo dé Medici?
a powerful ruler of Florence who valued culture and education.
Which artist made prints that are famous for realistic detail?
Which of the following is a characteristic of Dante's The Divine Comedy?
Dante used the the vernacular, or common language, to describe Ittalian Society.
Which of the following statements is not true about perspective?
People, places, and scenery repainted to look one dimensional.
How do price affect trade?
When prices are low, trade increases.
Which of the following had a major role in spreading the Renaissance ideas to northern Europe?
Whats one way Leonardo da Vinci used science to make his art more realistic?
Da Vinci studied and sketched human bones and muscles.
Which of the following was not a part of humanism?
THe only purpose of art is to glorify God.
What was the most important feature of humanism in northern Europe?
Humanist combined humanist and religious ideas together.
Which of the following describes how Brunelleschi combined art and mathematics?
He developed many new mathematical formulas to strengthen buildings.
What effect did the merchant families have on the Renaissance in Italian cities?
The wanted everyone to see what their money can buy.
How are the ideas of the Middle Ages and the ideas of the Renaissance different?
Both periods had thinkers who were interested in religion, but Renaissance thinkers were interested in in other ideas, too.
Which of these subjects would be considered most important during the Renaissance?
classical writings of ancient Greece and Rome.
What did Dante and Desiderius have in common?
Both wrote about problems they observed in their society.
Machiavelli wanted to have an effect on...
Which of the Italian port cities was the wealthiest?
How did growth of trade affect mapmaking?
As trade increased,Renaissance scholars used measurements taken by merchants to make accurate maps.
How are classical and Renaissance statues alike?
Both feature realistic and lifelike poses.
What was on difference between humanism in Italy and humanism in northern Europe?
Scholars in northern Europe were more interested in the history of Christianity.
The transition of the BIBLE from Latin to vernacular languages caused...
more people to lear and read.
Which word best describes the Renaissance?
Miguel de Cervanis best known for...
What was the major body of water that allowed the port cites of Genoa and venice to thrive?
the Mediterranean Sea.
What caused scholars to long for the renewal of classic culture?
The discovery of of classical writings ( i.e. Plato and Thucydides)
Which of the following helped spread Renaissance ideas throughout Europe?
Travel, marriage, and printing
Petrarch's ideas helped people understand the impotence of...
history, and his ideas affected education for years.
The Sistine Chapel was painted by...
The word vernacular means...
Where were the ancient Latin text rediscovered?
in monasteries in Europe.
How did the Turks's conquest of the Byzantine empire help contribute to the Renaissance?
Scholars fled to Italy with ancient Italian and Greek writing that were thought lost.
Norther European artist were well know exempt...
the use of of classical Greek and Roman figure as models for people.
Which of Cosimo dé Medici's personal values helped to bring about the Renaissance?
the wish that Florence should be the most beautiful city in the world.
Women in noble families helped to spread the Renaissance ideas in all exempt of the following except...
women were educated at universities
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