Science & Religion in Renaissance Europe


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

2. When did the Renaissance take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Renaissance lasted several hundred years and saw a shift in cultural focus. This quiz and worksheet combination will test you on different events and characteristics of the Renaissance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • The Age of Exploration
  • Time frame of the Renaissance
  • Movement sparked by Martin Luther
  • The creation of the movable printing press

Skills Practiced

Prepare to practice these study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson on science and religion in the Renaissance
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the peak of the Age of Exploration
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to pick out a true statement regarding the Renaissance from a given list

Additional Learning

Develop your understanding by studying the related lesson, Science & Religion in Renaissance Europe. This lesson will address these objectives:

  • Define the Renaissance
  • Review central themes of this period
  • Understand scientific beliefs at this time
  • Analyze the importance of the invention of the movable printing press
  • Learn about Christopher Columbus and the Age of Exploration
  • Examine religious changes during the Renaissance
  • Compare religion and science