The Northern Renaissance - Quiz & Worksheet


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How do the works of Durer highlight differences between the Italian and the Northern Renaissance?

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1. How does Erasmus exemplify the ideals of the Northern Renaissance?

2. Who wrote Utopia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

When most people hear the term The Renaissance, they tend to think of Italy. However, there was also a Renaissance movement in the arts and humanities that took place in Northern Europe at the same time. You can go over some key facts on the Northern Renaissance with these quiz questions. Some things you'll be assessed on include Northern Renaissance artists and Christian Humanism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The greatest artists of the Northern Renaissance
  • Figures associated with Christian Humanism
  • The author of Utopia
  • The principles of Christian Humanism

Skills Practiced

The practice quiz requires the application of these skills:

  • Information recall - test your recollection of the important figures from the Northern Renaissance period
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand developments in philosophy and religion that occurred during the period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the Northern Renaissance to identify famous works in literature

Additional Learning

To learn more information about the Renaissance, review the corresponding lesson called The Northern Renaissance. This lesson includes the following topics:

  • The northward spread of the Renaissance
  • The meaning of a city-state
  • Culture of the Northern Renaissance
  • Influence of monarchs
  • Famous works of art and literature