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Renaissance

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  • Q1
    When were the Middle Ages/Medieval Period?
    1400-1700
    1600-1800
    476 - 1400
    30s
  • Q2
    When was the Renaissance?
    1600-1800
    476-1400
    1400-1700
    30s
  • Q3
    Where did the Renaissance begin?
    Italy
    France
    Germany
    30s
  • Q4
    Why did the Renaissance begin in Italy?
    Italians conquered much of Europe.
    There were many trade routes through Italy linking East and West. Artifacts and ideas were brought through these trade routes.
    There were many kings moving to Italy.
    30s
  • Q5
    What was the Renaissance a rebirth of? What civilizations were “rediscovered”?
    Ancient Greece and Rome
    Ireland
    Ancient China
    30s
  • Q6
    Why was the city-state of Florence important to the Renaissance?
    Florence was not important to the Renaissance.
    Florence was the biggest banking city-state
    Many trade routes went through Florence, carrying the ideas of the Renaissance.
    30s
  • Q7
    Who invented the Printing Press?
    Johannes Gutenberg
    Michelangelo
    Leonardo Da Vinci
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following best describes the effects of the Printing Press?
    The ideas of the Renaissance and Humanism were written down and spread more quickly
    Our modern day printing and copying eventually developed from this technology.
    All of these answers are true
    There was an increate in literacy because books were more available to everyone.
    30s
  • Q9
    Many Greek and Roman ideas were “reborn” when they were brought to Europe from the ______ through trade routes in Italy.
    North
    East
    West
    South
    30s
  • Q10
    Renaissance artists and scientists tried to improve on the work of the ancient Greeks and Romans.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q11
    There were not very many advances in arts and sciences in the Middle Ages.
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q12
    The church fully supported the new thinking in the Renaissance.
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q13
    Match the following terms to their definitions:
    Users link answers
    Linking
    30s
  • Q14
    In the Middle Ages people mostly valued ______. In the Renaissance, the focus was more on ________.
    Religion, Human Life
    Human Life, Religion
    30s
  • Q15
    Religion was not important at all in the Renaissance.
    False
    True
    30s

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