WH chapter 13 quiz questions

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  1. A major difference between northern and Italian Humanism is that northern Humanism
    A. economic gain and materialism
    B. pagan virtues
    C. scholastic dogma over reason
    D. social reform based on Christian ideals
    D. social reform based on Christian ideals
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The first Great Artist of the Rennaissance was

    A. Giotto
    B. Masaccio
    C. Dante
    D. Petrarch
    A. Giotto
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. The court of Star Chamber in England was

    A. used to check aristocratic power
    B. done away with by the powerful Tudors
    C. a common-law court
    D. under the control of the barons in the House of Lords
    A. used to check aristocratic power
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The "new learning" of the Rennaissance was called

    A. Humanism
    B. Individualism
    C. The Decameron
    D. The Cinquecento
    A. Humanism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. The superiority of the French monarch over the church was the object of the

    A. Declaration of Calais
    B. Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges
    C. Habsburg-Valois wars
    D. Hundred Years' War
    B. Pragmatic Sanction of Bourges
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Homosexuality in Renaissance Italy

    a. Usually was defined as a sexual act between men
    b. Was condemned, but widely practiced
    c. All of the above
    d. None of the above
    c. All of the above
  7. The "new learning" of the Renaissance was called

    A. Individualism
    B. The Cinquecento
    C. Humanism
    D. The Decameron
    C. Humanism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Artemesia Gentileschi was

    A. A famous midwife
    B. The wife of Lorenzo de' Medici, and a humanist in her own right
    C. A brilliant woman painter
    D. Arrested for trying to organize women textile workers in Florence.
    C. A brilliant woman painter
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which of the following statements about Florence at the time of the Renaissance is false?

    A. It was an important Mediterranean port city
    B. It was a major banking center
    C. Its major industry was wool production
    D. It lost probably half its population to the Black Death
    A. It was an important Mediterranean port city
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Laura Cereta was

    A. A typical Renaissance wife and mother
    B. A well-educated Renaissance humanist
    C. Petrarch's idealized woman
    D. The subject of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous painting
    B. A well-educated Renaissance humanist
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. The invention of moveable type printing

    a. probably occurred in Mainz, Germany
    b. involved casts of individual letters rather than whole words
    c. facilitated propaganda
    d. all of the above
    d. all of the above
  12. Slavery in the Renaissance

    a. was limited to males
    b. was limited to Africans
    c. all of the above
    d. none of the above
    d. none of the above
  13. Erasmus advocated

    A. paganism
    B. Christian education for moral and intellectual improvement
    C. obedience to church doctrine and ritual
    D. a monastic life of contemplation and divorce from the material world
    B. Christian education for moral and intellectual improvement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. The title of Thomas More's work, Utopia, means

    A. The praise of folly
    B. The Stars
    C. Education
    D. Nowhere
    D. Nowhere
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Marranos were

    A. Slaves from the Crimean area
    B. Converted Christians in Spain
    C. Royal officials of the "new monarchs"
    D. The inhabitants of the imagined land of Utopia
    B. Converted Christians in Spain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. The Renaissance artist of talent and ability often lived a life 

    A. of economic depression
    B. of luxury, but without social status
    C. like that of the masses
    D. of economic security through patronage
    D. of economic security through patronage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. The best description of Machiavelli's  "The Prince" is that it is

    A. a call for Italian nationalism
    B. a satire on sixteenth century politics
    C. a description of how government should be organized and implemented
    D. an accurate description of politics as practiced in Renaissance Italy
    D. an accurate description of politics as practiced in Renaissance Italy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. The Renaissance began in

    A. Italy
    B. Spain, influenced by Jewish and Muslim culture
    C. England
    D. France, centered in Paris
    A. Italy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. A sworn association of free men in a city was called

    A. A Renaissance
    B. Ciompi
    C. Signorie
    D. A commune
    D. A commune
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. Which was note true of the Renaissance?

    a. It began in Italy, especially Florence
    b. It was based on material prosperity
    c. It refers to cultural achievements
    d. All of the above are true
    d. All of the above
  21. One of the first "Renaissance men" was

    A. Pope Leo X
    B. Charles VIII
    C. Francesco Petrarch
    D. Girolamo Savonarola
    C. Francesco Petrarch
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. All of the following were powerful Renaissance Italian city-states except

    A. Florence
    B. Palermo
    C. Milan
    D. Venice
    B. Palermo
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Renaissance men's views of educated women was that they should

    A. not be encouraged in any manner
    B. be encouraged and given an equal place in society
    C. be allowed to add a social touch to the household, but otherwise remain subservient to men
    D. have a voice in the affairs of the city
    C. be allowed to add a social touch to the household, but otherwise remain subservient to men
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Which of the following statements is TRUE about the "debate about women"?

    a. it centered on women's character and nature
    b. beginning in the 16th century, it also became a debate about female rulers
    c. the debate about women was mostly between intellectuals
    d. all of the above are TRUE
    d. all of the above are TRUE
  25. Which of the following statements best describes the Christian humanists?

    A. They stressed the acceptance of dogma, rather than use of reason
    B. They believed that the best elements of classical and Christian cultures should be combined
    C. They believed human nature was incapable of improvement
    D. They were advocates of Scholastic philosophy
    B. They believed that the best elements of classical and Christian cultures should be combined
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. In Florence, during the 15th century, power was held by

    A. Henry IV
    B. the Medicis
    C. signori
    D. merchant oligarchies
    B. the Medicis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. After the conquest at Granada in 1492, Ferdinand and Isabella

    A. struck and alliance with Pope Alexander VI to secure the right to appoint bishops in Spain
    B. issued and edict expelling all practicing Jews from Spain
    C. revived an old medieval institution: the hermandades
    D. sought permission to set up an inquisition
    B. issued and edict expelling all practicing Jews from Spain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Which of the following statement is TRUE about women painters?

    A. women painters flourished in the technique of fresco
    B. many women from noble families studied with men at academies
    C. stylistically, their work was very similar to each other
    D. women were not allowed to study the male nude
    D. women were not allowed to study the male nude
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Girolamo Savonarola

    A. was appointed by Pope Alexander VI
    B. led the invasion of Italy in 1494
    C. was a Renaissance artist
    D. was a Dominican friar
    D. was a Dominican friar
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. Which of the following statements best describes humanist attitudes toward education for women?

    A. they believed that women deserved the same kind of education that men received
    B. they thought that a program that emphasized eloquence and action was not proper for women
    C. they set up schools strictly for women
    D. they thought that "the field of religion and literature" should be the primary focus of women's education
    B. they thought that a program that emphasized eloquence and action was not proper for women
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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