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Ch. 11 Open note test
Mr. V's prep quiz
Terms in this set (40)
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 to 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...
E-mail allows people to exchange ideas today.
Which event occured first?
The Mongol dynasty takes over China and makes the road safer.
Which of the following best describes Cosimo de Medici?
A powerful ruler of Florence who valued education and culture.
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 vernacular, or common language, to describe Italian society.
Which of the following is not true of perspective?
People, places, and scenery are painted to appear one-dimensional.
How do prices affect trade?
When prices are low, trade increases.
Which of the following had a major role in spreading Renaissance ideas from Italy to northern Europe?
The manufacturing centers.
What is one way that Leonardo da Vinci used science to make his art more realistic?
Da Vinci studied and sketched human bones and muscles.
Which of the following ideas was not part of humanism?
The only purpose of art is to glorify God.
What was the most important feature of humanism in northern Europe?
Scholars combined humanist and religious ideas.
Which of the following describes how Brunelleschi combined art and mathematics?
He found a way to build a dome supported by the walls of a cathedral.
What effect did the merchant families have on the Renaissance in the Italian cities?
The families supported arts and learning.
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 other ideas, too.
Which of these subjects would be considered most important during the Renaissance?
What did Dante and Desiderius Erasmus have in common?
Both had studied ancient classical writings.
Machiavelli wanted to have an effect on...
Which of these Italian port cities was the wealthiest?
How did the growth of trade affect mapmaking?
As trade increased, Italian merchants worked with Chinese scholars to make accurate maps.
How are classical and Renaissance statues alike?
Both feature realistic and lifelike poses.
What was one difference between humanism in Italy and humanism in northern Europe?
Scholars in nothern Europe were more interested in the history of Christianity.
The translation of the Bible from Latin to vernacular languages caused...
More people to learn to read.
Which word best summarizes the Renaissance?
Miguel de Cervantes is best known for
What major body of water allowed the port cities of Genoa and Venice to thrive?
The Mediterranean Sea.
What caused scholars to long for a renewal of classical culture?
The discovery of classical writings such as the work of Plato and Thucydides.
Which of the following helped spread Renaissance ideas throughout Europe?
Merchants, painters, and the Silk Road.
Petrarch's ideas helped people understand the importance of...
History, and his ideas affected education for many years.
The Sistine Chapel was painted by...
The word vernacular means...
The language used by people in everyday life.
Where were ancient Latin texts discovered?
In monasteries in Europe.
How did the Turks' conquest of the Byzantine Empire help contribute to the Renaissance?
Scholars fled to Italy with ancient Italian and Greek writings that had been thought lost.
Northern European artists were known for all of the following except...
The use of classical Greek and Roman figures as the models for people.
Which of Cosimo de Medici's personal values helped to bring about the Renaissance?
The wish that Florence should be the most beutiful city.
Women in noble families helped to spread Renaissance ideas in all of the following way except?
Women were educated at the universities.
The __________ had a major role in spreading Renaissance ideas from Itlay to northern Europe.
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