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The Renaissance Quiz

written by: borough
 
Here are some more questions about the Renaissance period. Enjoy!

Question 1:


Which church official commissioned Michelangelo, to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the residence of the Pope in the Vatican city?
Pope Alexander I
Pope Silvester I
Pope Linus
Pope Julius II

Question 2:


Jacques Cartier, a notable discoverer of the Renaissance period, was the first French explorer to reach Quebec in which year?
1534
1524
1530
1544

Question 3:


This English Renaissance musician was one of the first composers to write anthems set to English words?
Leonel Palmer
Thomas Tallis
John Dunstable
Guillaume Dufay

Question 4:


This Italian poet, considered one of the fathers of the Renaissance, is also regarded as the "father of alpinism".
Castiglione
Petrarch
Machiavelli
Dante

Question 5:


The statue of David, the first free-standing nude statue since ancient times, was created by the Renaissance sculptor Donatello from what material?
marble
bronze
granite
clay

Question 6:


Which Renaissance mapmaker was the first to make a map of the British Isles?
Rene Descartes
Gerardus Mercator
Nicolaus Copernicus
Galileo

Question 7:


This Renaissance typographer established the Aldine Press, famous for the introduction of the Italics?
Christopher Tye
Aldus Manutius
Henrich Isaac
Cipriano de Rore

Question 8:


This Renaissance musician was the first composer to use a folk song in mass, a group of songs in honor of God.
Guillaume Dufay
Jan Joest
Benozzo Gozzoli
Paollo Uccello

Question 9:


Which of the following Renaissance artists wrote "I Commentari",a document regarded as the first autobiography of an artist?
Masolino da Panicole
Michelozzo di Bartolommeo
Lorenzo Ghiberti
Piero di Cosimo

Question 10:


This Renaissance figure of Polish origin was the first rector of what is today the Vilnius State University.
Piotr Skarga
Szyman Starowalski
Nicolaus Copernicus
Stefan Batory

 


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