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Renaissance Quiz (Grade 9)

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Renaissance Quiz

The Renaissance began in which country?
  1. Italy
  2. Spain
  3. France
  4. Germany
The Renaissance began in Italy because
  1. through trade they had contact with other cultures
  2. Leonardo da Vinci found a chest containing old books
  3. Lorenzo di Medici liked to support local artists
  4. the rest of Europe was wiped out by the Black Plague
Which two ancient cultures did the people living during the Renaissance try to emulate (act or be like)?
  1. Egyptian and Roman
  2. Roman and Greek
  3. Egyptian and Greek
  4. None of the above
The Age that is known for creativity, the birth of music and the art movement is the:
  1. Middle Age
  2. Stone Age
  3. Renaissance
  4. Information Age
How did the Italian city-states flourish?
  1. Trade
  2. Patrons of the Arts
  3. Bankers
  4. All of the above
What are some characteristics of Renaissance art? Renaissance art had....
  1. Perspective
  2. Secular scenes
  3. Realism
  4. All of the above
Which of these is not a Renaissance artist, architect or writer?
  1. Raphael
  2. Donatello
  3. Lorenzo De Medici
  4. Leonardo Da Vinci
In Niccolo Machiavelli's book The Prince, he states that a leader must
  1. stay sharp and focused on skills such as hunting to stay ready for war
  2. always be generous to his/her people regardless of the costs or benefits
  3. always prevent a bad reputation
  4. none of the above
Much of the Renaissance art and education was funded and supported in                             , ruled by                             .
  1. Rome; the Pope
  2. London; Bloody Mary
  3. Florence; Leonardo De Medici
  4. None of the above
Who founded the printing press?
  1. Johannes Gutenburg
  2. Cosmo De Medici
  3. Michelangelo
  4. Aristotle
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