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High Renaissance Italy
Chapter 13 Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which city is most associated with the High Renaissance in Italy?
What was the nickname of the Pope most associated with the beginning of the High Renaissance in Rome?
d) Il Papa Terribile
3. How did Raphael arrange the figures in Madonna of the Meadow?
b) In a pyramidal arrangement
4. In Raphael’s School of Athens who are the two philosophers in the center?
b) Socrates and Plato
Which Renaissance sculptor is associated with the belief that his role was to carve away the excess in a block of marble to reveal the figure within?
6. In the Sistine Chapel, what are the subjects of the famous ceiling frescoes?
b) Scenes and figures from the Old Testament
In the Creation of Adam, why is the finger of God reaching out to man?
d) To bring him to life
8. Which Pope commissioned in 1506 the rebuilding of St. Peter’s Basilica?
a) Pope Julius II
9. What did Michelangelo add to Bramante’s original design of St. Peter’s Basilica?
b) a large, ribbed dome
10. Which Italian city was famous for its easel paintings?
11. Who was the leading architect of the Venetian High Renaissance?
a) Andrea Palladio
12. Why did Venetian painters prefer to paint with oil?
c) Because of Venice’s humidity
13. Who was the first important painter of the Venetian Renaissance?
14. Who painted the Venus of Urbino?
15. Who was the last important Venetian painter of the sixteenth century?
16. What did Lavinia Fonatana’s painting Noli Me Tangere depict?
b) Mary Magdalene
17. Who sang in the Sistine Choir
c) Unaccompanied male voices
18. Which composer is considered the "bridge" between the music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance?
d) Josquin des Prez
19. What musical techniques did Josquin des Prez develop?
a) Overlapping musical line and lyrics set to expressive melodic phrases
20. How many masses did Palestrina compose?
b) more than 100