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Praxis Middle School Social Studies: The Renaissance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Sistine Chapel was painted by:

Question 2 2. Condottieri came to Italy from Northern Europe to

Question 3 3. What do the Hundred Years' War and the War of the Roses have in common?

Question 4 4. What was the greatest accomplishment of Lorenzo the Magnificent?

Question 5 5. He was a monk who sparked an anti-Catholic movement in 1517, and wrote ninety-five points of disagreement with the Catholic Church. Who was he?

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Question 6 6. How did Gutenberg's printing press impact the Renaissance and the Protestant Reformation?

Question 7 7. The Peace of Westphalia accomplished which of the following?

Question 8 8. Italy was the birthplace of the Renaissance because of:

Question 9 9. The 80 Years' War, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and the 30 Years' War are all examples of _____.

Question 10 10. When did the Renaissance take place?

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Question 11 11. The Pope turned from a spiritual leader into a politician as

Question 12 12. The Bubonic plague helped to spur on the Renaissance by

Question 13 13. Who or what were the Medici?

Question 14 14. What was the Renaissance?

Question 15 15. How did the Age of Exploration start?

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Question 16 16. How were science and religion mainly viewed during the Renaissance period?

Question 17 17. During the Renaissance the powerful city state of Florence grew to power through

Question 18 18. Which of these was Florence's niche as a city-state?

Question 19 19. What is a city-state?

Question 20 20. The historical time periods known as the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, and the Elizabethan Era were _____.

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Question 21 21. During the Renaissance, people began to see the world from _____ perspective.

Praxis Middle School Social Studies: The Renaissance Chapter Exam Instructions

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