Events & Major Figures of the Renaissance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In 1483, Tomas de Torquemada was named the _____.

Question 2 2. In English history, the Marian Persecutions were the

Question 3 3. The Principle of Common Consent has its origin in which country?

Question 4 4. Who was known as Henry the Navigator?

Question 5 5. Which artist is responsible for sculpting David, the Pieta, and Moses?

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Question 6 6. Which statement correctly describes monarchs in 15th century Europe?

Question 7 7. The Sistine Chapel was painted by:

Question 8 8. What does it mean to commission a work of art?

Question 9 9. At the time of his death, Leonardo da Vinci was closely tied to:

Question 10 10. Compare the approaches to nation-state building practiced by Henry VII and Henry VIII.

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Question 11 11. The first printing presses appeared in

Question 12 12. How did Humanism change the idea of human nature?

Question 13 13. How did Gutenberg's printing press impact the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following helps to explain the increase in the standard of living for middle class survivors of the Black Plague?

Question 15 15. What does Chaucer seek to illustrate through the character of the Squire?

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Question 16 16. The historical time periods known as the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, and the Elizabethan Era were _____.

Question 17 17. Why did Wycliffe want the Bible to be translated to English?

Question 18 18. In today's world of internet and GPS, what might be a situation where a compass would be useful, and why?

Question 19 19. The Canterbury Tales were written in the vernacular. This means

Question 20 20. Which of the following social revolutions can be directly attributed to the ease of exchange of information made possible by the invention of the printing press?

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Question 21 21. In what way was Jon Hus similar to John Wycliffe?

Question 22 22. In the Renaissance economy, which of the following encouraged the expansion of business, increased travel, while at the same time allowed banks to profit?

Question 23 23. In 'The Prince,' Machiavelli states:

Question 24 24. King Henry VIII declared himself 'Earthly Head of the Church of England' in the Act of Supremacy. How did this change England?

Question 25 25. In October of 1492, Columbus finally made landfall in _____.

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Question 26 26. The 'Flagellation of Christ' artwork is an excellent example of the use of

Question 27 27. How did geography play a role in the successful banking business of the Medici family?

Question 28 28. The first printing presses appeared in Europe in which century?

Question 29 29. The first coin to be mass-produced for cross-country trade and used all over Europe was the_____.

Question 30 30. What does Chaucer uses the dress of the Nun to illustrate?

Events & Major Figures of the Renaissance Chapter Exam Instructions

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