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HiSET: The Renaissance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. As the new monarchs came to power during the Renaissance:

Question 2 2. Sir Walter Raleigh and Shakespeare may have had drinks together under this monarch's rule

Question 3 3. How does Chaucer highlight the corruption in the Catholic Church through the actions of the Pardoner?

Question 4 4. Renaissance art re-introduced the cultures of

Question 5 5. Why did the Hundred Years War begin?

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Question 6 6. Which battle ended the War of the Roses?

Question 7 7. The first coin to be mass-produced for cross-country trade and used all over Europe was the_____.

Question 8 8. The Canterbury Tales were written by

Question 9 9. How did the Crusades lead to the growth of cities?

Question 10 10. Italy was the birthplace of the Renaissance because of:

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Question 11 11. Why were merchants good allies for monarchs?

Question 12 12. In 'The Prince,' Machiavelli states:

Question 13 13. The main reason for the development of Humanism was the

Question 14 14. Compare the approaches to nation-state building practiced by Henry VII and Henry VIII.

Question 15 15. The Medici used what to gain power?

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. The first printing presses appeared in Europe in which century?

Question 18 18. The Peace of Westphalia accomplished which of the following?

Question 19 19. What does it mean to commission a work of art?

Question 20 20. Which statement correctly summarizes the War of the Roses?

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Question 21 21. How is the Humanist ideal reflected in Boccaccio's 'Decameron'?

Question 22 22. The 'Flagellation of Christ' artwork is an excellent example of the use of

Question 23 23. The artist who painted the Mona Lisa also painted the

Question 24 24. At the time of his death, Leonardo da Vinci was closely tied to:

Question 25 25. How did Gutenberg's printing press impact the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation?

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Question 26 26. How did military tactics change during the Hundred Years War?

Question 27 27. Renaissance art differed from Medieval art in that it

Question 28 28. In 1400s France, the Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges established _____.

Question 29 29. The historical time periods known as the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, and the Elizabethan Era were _____.

Question 30 30. How did geography play a role in the successful banking business of the Medici family?

HiSET: The Renaissance Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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