The Renaissance Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In 'The Prince,' Machiavelli states:

Question 2 2. How did the Babylonian Captivity of the Papacy impact the impression of papal rule?

Question 3 3. How did the Crusades lead to the growth of cities?

Question 4 4. In what way were the House of Lancaster and House of York similar?

Question 5 5. The 80 Years' War, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots and the 30 Years' War are all examples of _____.

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Question 6 6. Italy was the birthplace of the Renaissance because of:

Question 7 7. How did geography play a role in the successful banking business of the Medici family?

Question 8 8. The Bubonic plague helped to spur on the Renaissance by

Question 9 9. What can one assume about the British people, given that they subscribed to the Divine Right of Kings?

Question 10 10. Which statement correctly summarizes the War of the Roses?

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Question 11 11. Columbus' first voyage was funded by _____.

Question 12 12. Why did the Hundred Years War begin?

Question 13 13. Which of the following were results of Gutenberg's printing press?

Question 14 14. Although the Reconquista and the Inquisition were full of bloodshed, what did these two events serve to do?

Question 15 15. Why was the Reconquista required?

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Question 16 16. What outspoken monk condemned the actions of Lorenzo de' Medici?

Question 17 17. Which statement correctly describes monarchs in 15th century Europe?

Question 18 18. Gutenberg's contribution to the world of printing was

Question 19 19. How is the Humanist ideal reflected in Boccaccio's 'Decameron'?

Question 20 20. In sailing, declination is the term used to describe _____.

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Question 21 21. What role did marriage play during the War of the Roses?

Question 22 22. The Sistine Chapel was painted by:

Question 23 23. Compare the approaches to nation-state building practiced by Henry VII and Henry VIII.

Question 24 24. Renaissance art re-introduced the cultures of

Question 25 25. To be a nation state, a land must have a defined territory with its own independent _____.

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Question 26 26. The first coin to be mass-produced for cross-country trade and used all over Europe was the_____.

Question 27 27. Why was the church against Wycliffe's distribution of an English Bible?

Question 28 28. In 1483, Tomas de Torquemada was named the _____.

Question 29 29. Which battle ended the War of the Roses?

Question 30 30. The first printing presses appeared in Europe in which century?

The Renaissance Chapter Exam Instructions

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