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Renaissance and Reformation

Quiz by Dave Hulett

High School
World History Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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World History Studies
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113.42.C.5.A
113.42.C.1.D
113.42.C.5.B

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  • Q1
    The Renaissance developed primarily out of a widespread interest in which of the following?
    Law
    Religion
    Sciences
    Humanities
    30s
    113.42.C.5.A
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  • Q2
    Which of the following was a typical characteristic of Renaissance literature?
    Informal language
    Superhuman heroes
    Realistic stories
    Mythical beast
    30s
    113.42.C.5.A
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  • Q3
    Which statement describes the political philosophy of Niccolo Machiavelli?
    The ends justify the means.
    All people are created equal.
    Majority rules in all things.
    The best government is no government.
    30s
    113.42.C.5.A
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  • Q4
    Renewed scholarship in classical civilization led to which new attitude in Renaissance society?
    Pleasures of this world should be enjoyed in the here and now.
    Citizens should be allowed to vote for city leaders.
    Loyalty to the Church should be regarded as the chief virtue.
    Enslaved people should be converted to Christianity.
    30s
    113.42.C.5.A
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  • Q5
    How did popes and powerful families contribute to the flourishing of Renaissance art?
    through financial patronage of artists
    through innovative education in technique
    through international trade in sculpture
    through political support of artists
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  • Q6
    Humanism influences Renaissance art and scholarship by advocating a return to —
    monastic traditions of Spain and Italy
    feudal traditions of medieval Europe
    classical traditions of Greece and Rome
    aristocratic traditions of ancient Persia
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  • Q7
    How did Machiavelli’s political theory impact Renaissance Europe?
    His view encouraged social revolution in every generation.
    His view emphasized political effectiveness over moral virtue.
    His view endangered royal authority in powerful countries.
    His view endangered royal authority in powerful countries.
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  • Q8
    Secularism, humanism, naturalism, and classicism are the defining characteristics of which European time period?
    Romantic Era
    Renaissance
    Middle Ages
    Age of Revolutions
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    113.42.C.1.D
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  • Q9
    Which of the following events increased the power of the Ottoman Empire?
    sack of Rome
    victory in the Crusades
    accession of Tamerlane
    conquest of Constantinople
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    113.42.C.1.D
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  • Q10
    All around us in Florence, new buildings are being erected that pay homage to antiquity. It seems a new birth is occurring. The author was observing what time period?
    Middle Ages
    Italian unification
    Renaissance
    Roman Empire
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    113.42.C.1.D
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  • Q11
    All of the following denominations were established as a result of the Reformation except —
    Anglican
    Greek Orthodox
    Methodist
    Lutheran
    30s
    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q12
    Which of the following Protestant leaders chose to break with the Church of Rome because the Pope would not grant him a dispensation for divorce?
    John Calvin
    Martin Luther
    Huldrych Zwingli
    Henry VIII
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  • Q13
    Many people supported the Reformation because they objected to —
    imperialistic foreign policies of the government
    corrupt practices of the Roman Catholic Church
    philosophical teachings of the Protestant Church
    obvious social injustices of the feudal system
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    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q14
    What was the major political effect on Europe of the Reformation?
    Authority was transferred from the church to the state.
    Women began to gain social status in the communities.
    The Catholic church was splintered into different sects.
    Dissention and intolerance brought religious fighting.
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    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q15
    Which of the following occurred as a result of the Reformation?
    Religious toleration spread throughout Europe
    Lutheranism gained a stronghold in Scotland.
    The Anglican Church was founded in England.
    The Roman Catholic Church dominated all of Europe.
    30s
    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q16
    What is one way the Catholic Church attempted to limit the spread of Protestantism during the Reformation?
    by convening the Council of Trent, where Catholic officials clarified religious doctrine
    by supporting the Edict of Nantes, where French leaders expressed a need for religious toleration
    by holding the Westminster Assembly, where Anglican clergy composed a faith statement
    by creating the University of Bologna, where Jesuit monks taught a classical curriculum
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    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q17
    How did the Catholic Church practice of selling indulgences for the forgiveness of sins contribute to the Reformation?
    French scholar John Calvin argued publicly that faith could not be perfect.
    German monk Martin Luther argued publicly that salvation could not be earned.
    English humanist Thomas More argued publicly that greed could not be forgiven.
    Lutheran pastor Ulrich Zwingli argued publicly that indulgences could not be banned.
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    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q18
    How did Martin Luther’s belief in the equality of Christians influence the subject matter of Northern Renaissance artists like in this example?
    The rural life of farmers is not a worthwhile subject.
    The religious life of Church leaders is the only subject.
    The economic life of merchants is not a worthy subject.
    The everyday life of ordinary people is a valid subject.
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    113.42.C.5.B
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  • Q19
    How did the publication of the Bible in German impact intellectual life in Europe?
    With the Bible available in the people’s native language, rates of literacy increased.
    With the Bible available in the people’s local library, business at bookstores declined.
    With the Bible available in the country’s many universities, prejudice against scholars increased.
    With the Bible available in the country’s average home, attendance at schools declined.
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  • Q20
    How did the Reformation change the political role of the Catholic Church in European society?
    The pope began requiring loyalty oaths from bishops and nobles.
    The Church began allowing priests to get married.
    Powerful kings began replacing the pope as the political leader.
    Serfs began refusing to offer tithes to the Church.
    30s
    113.42.C.5.B
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