Humanities Chapter 12

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1.
The city became the first important center of the early Italian Renaissance. A) Vienna
B) Florence
C) Paris
D) Rome
Correct Answer(s):B

2.
This artist is celebrated as the designer of the doors of the Florence Baptistery. A) Donatello
B) Michelangelo
C) Leonardo
D) Ghiberti
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):D

3.
Brunelleschi's contribution to Florence Cathedral was its famous: A) apse
B) crypt
C) nave
D) dome
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):D

4.
This Flemish artist painted the portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride. A) Van Eyck
B) Massys
C) Memling
D) Van der Weyden
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

5.
This Biblical character is the subject of Donatello's famous nearly life-size sculpture (and the first free-standing statue of a nude figure since Roman antiquity). A) David
B) Samson
C) Moses
D) Abraham
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

6.
The greatest and most versatile genius of the Italian Renaissance was: A) Castiglione
B) Petrarch
C) Alberti
D) Leonardo
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):D

7.
The Biblical character is one of the subjects in Michelangelo's Pietá. A) Mary
B) Sarah
C) Martha
D) Esther
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

8.
The strongest criticism of Florentine art was made by:
A) Fra Savonarola
B) Lorenzo de Medici
C) Cosimo de Medici
D) Pico della Mirandola
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

9.
This author of The Prince is considered the greatest Renaissance political theorist. A) Machiavelli
B) Erasmus
C) Dufay
D) Mirandola
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

10.
In the 1500s, the most important Christian humanist in Europe was: A) Machiavelli
B) Dufay
C) Erasmus
D) Mirandola
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):C

11.
Which of Christ's apostles appears three times in Masaccio's The Tribute Money? A) Andrew
B) Peter
C) Stephen
D) Judas
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):B

12.
Which member of the Medici family established and endowed an academy for the study of Plato? A) Giovanni
B) Cosimo
C) Piero
D) Lorenzo
Points Earned: 0.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):B

13.
Which of these Biblical characters appear in Fra Angelico's Annunciation fresco? A) David and Goliath
B) Mary and the angel Gabriel
C) Peter and Paul
D) Moses and Aaron
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):B

14.
Which of these Biblical stories was the assigned subject in the competition for the right to decorate the doors of the Florence Baptistery? A) Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac
B) Christ's resurrection from the tomb
C) Moses' encounter with the burning bush
D) David's defeat of Goliath
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

15.
Among this artist's great works is The Birth of Venus.
A) Botticelli
B) Donatello
C) Michelangelo
D) Ghiberti
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

16.
Which of these works is fresco?
A) Leonardo's Mona Lisa
B) Leonardo's The Last Supper
C) Michelangelo's Pietá
D) Michelangelo's David
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):B

17.
Who is credited with having created italic type fonts for use in printing texts? A) Erasmus
B) Dufay
C) Machiavelli
D) Aldus
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):D

18.
This is the most famous composer of the 15th century, whose accomplishments include introducing a familiar folk tune into the music for the Mass. A) Guillaume Dufay
B) Marsilio Ficino
C) Johannes Ockeghem
D) Heinrich Issac
Points Earned: 5.0/5.0
Correct Answer(s):A

19.
Which artist is celebrated for his frescoes in Brancacci Chapel of Florence's Santa Maria del Carmine? A) Ghiberti
B)...
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