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world history, Late Middle Ages, Gothic, multiple choice, Benton and DiYanni

The Gothic style first developed around ________.

A. 1080
B. 1055
C. 1420
D. 1272
E. 1140


The Unicorn in Captivity (fig. 12.22), from the Unicorn Tapestries, is characterized by ________.

A. a monochromatic palette
B. dense background of plants
C. focus on how the lower classes lived
D. unique use of light
E. controversial use of gargoyles

dense background of plants

________ is an example of the Flamboyant Gothic style.

A. Sainte-Chapelle, Paris
B. Royal Abbey, Saint Denis
C. Saint-Maclou, Rouen
D. Notre-Dame, Chartres
E. Notre-Dame, Reims

Saint-Maclou Rouen

Paris,Early Gothic is represented by ________.

A. Wells Cathedral
B. Florence Cathedral
C. Chapel of Henry VII
D. Salisbury Cathedral
E. Notre-Dame, Paris


The Hundred Years' War involved ________.

A. England and Flanders
B. Italy and Germany
C. France and England
D. Greece and Spain
E. France and Italy

France and England

The Annunciation and Visitation (fig. 12.16) sculptures on the west façade of Reims Cathedral are of the ________ style.

A. Early Gothic
B. High Gothic
C. Rayonnant Gothic
D. International
E. Flamboyant Gothic

High Gothic

The Notre Dame, Paris (figs. 12.3 and 12.4) is a famous devotional image of ________.

A. the apostles
B. the Virgin Mary
C. the patriarchs
D. Jesus
E. John the Baptist

the Virgin Mary

The Limbourg Brothers' Les Très Riches Heures of the duke of Berry (fig. 12.20) is an example of the ________ style.

A. International
B. animal
C. Flamboyant Gothic
D. marginalia
E. Rayonnant Gothic


Sainte-Chapelle (fig. 12.9) in Paris is in the ________ style.

A. Rayonnant Gothic
B. Perpendicular Gothic
C. Flamboyant Gothic
D. Early Gothic
E. High Gothic

Rayonnant Gothic

According to religious interpretation, the unicorn in the Unicorn Tapestries represent ________.

A. the Holy Spirit
B. the Genesis story
C. Jesus as a child
D. the Virgin Mary
E. Jesus at the Resurrection

Jesus at the Resurrection

Giovanni Pisano is known primarily as a ________.

A. politiciam
B. sculptor
C. theologian
D. poet
E. muralist


Duccio is to Siena as Giotto is to ________.

A. Ghent
B. Padua
C. Milan
D. Pisa
E. Paris


surrounded by a moat,The first building on the site where the Louvre (fig. 15.28) now stands was a(n) ________.

A. zoo
B. royal residence
C. Institute for Advanced Studies
D. prison
E. fortress with a keep, surrounded by a moat

fortress with a keep

In Dante's Inferno, the most grievous and heinous of sinners are punished more severely than those who committed less odious crimes in life. In this regard, Dante's poem is indebted to the theology of ________.

A. St. Augustine
B. St. Francis of Assisi
C. St. Benedict
D. St. Thomas Aquinas
E. Thomas Beckett

St. Thomas Aquinas

I.M. Pei designed a(n) ________ to serve as the Louvre's new entrance in 1988.

A. sundial
B. dromos
C. glass pyramid
D. fan vaulting
E. cromlech

glass pyramid

The city of ________ dominated the later Middle Ages.

A. Paris
B. Rome
C. Ghent
D. London
E. Athens


________ wrote The Canterbury Tales.

A. Perotin
B. Nicola Pisano
C. Christine de Pizan
D. Guillaume de Machaut
E. Chaucer


________ combined Aristotelian philosophy and Catholic religious thought.

A. St. Ignatius Loyola
B. St. Francis of Assisi
C. St. Thomas Aquinas
D. St. Augustine
E. St. Benedict

St. Thomas Aquinas

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame (figs. 12.3 and 12.4) in Paris is an example of the ________.

A. Flamboyant Gothic
B. Late Romanesque
C. High Gothic
D. Rayonnant Gothic
E. Early Gothic

Early Gothic

The ________ was the most celebrated literary work of the Middle Ages.

A. The Book of Feat of Arms and Chivalry
B. Divine Comedy
C. Canterbury Tales
D. Book of the City of Ladies
E. Decameron

Divine Comedy

located just north of Paris,The Gothic style began ________.

A. Florence Cathedral, Florence
B. Westminster Abbey, London
C. at Notre-Dame, Paris)
D. in England at Sutton Hoo
E. the royal abbey of Saint-Denis, located just north of Paris

the royal abbey of Saint-Denis

The number ________ assumed special importance for the builders at Chartres.

A. four
B. five
C. one
D. six
E. three


The Notre-Dame, Chartres (fig. 12.5) was dedicated to ________.

A. St. Thomas Aquinas
B. Benedictine monks
C. Pope Leo III
D. the Virgin Mary
E. Louis IX

the Virgin Mary

Dante's Paradiso is based on ________.

A. his investigations of alchemy
B. the theology of Thomas Aquinas
C. the betrayal of God by Satan
D. the seven planets of medieval astronomy
E. his notions of purgatory

the seven planets of medieval astronomy

________ cathedral is the first masterpiece of the High Gothic.

A. Notre-Dame, Amiens
B. Sainte-Chapelle, Paris
C. Notre-Dame, Chartres
D. Notre-Dame, Paris
E. Saint-Maclou, Rouen

Notre-Dame, Chartres

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