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  • Q1
    Which figure of the Renaissance was very influential on Martin Luther, because he recommended a return to the simple ways of early Christianity and rejected church worldliness?
    Jan Van Eyck
    Leonardo DaVinci
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Francesco Petrarch
  • Q2
    Who was the author of the Italian Renaissance book “The Prince.” This book was a highly controversial (and worldly) take on Renaissance era politics.
    Dante Aligheri
    Nicollo Machiavelli
    Silvio Burlesconi
    Baldasarre Castiglioni
  • Q3
    Who was the Renaissance era scientist who scientifically proved earlier theories which had said that the earth rotated around the sun. He was called to the inquisition and forced to recant. He spent the rest of his life under casual house arrest.
    Isaac Newton
    Gallileo Gallilei
    Johannes Kepler
    Nicholas Coppernicus
  • Q4
    Who was the painter who painted the Sistine chapel ceiling in the Vatican in Rome.
    Jan Van Eyck
    Leonardo DaVinci
  • Q5
    This Florentine Poet and scholar began a library which collected classical (Greek and Roman) works. He popularized the humanist approach to learning. He is sometimes called “The father of the Renaissance.”
    Desiderius Erasmus
    Johan Gutenberg
    Francesco Petrarch
    Huldrich Zwingli
  • Q6
    This Dutch Humanist was among the first in Europe to use reason and humanist ideas to attack the corruption of the Catholic Church. He wrote a book “The Praise of Folly” about it. He was considered one of the great scholars of the Renaissance.
    Andreas Karlstadt
    John Calvin
    Martin Luther
  • Q7
    This German developed the printing press, an invention which would have tremendous consequences for the Renaissance (and all of world history).
    Philip Melachthon
    Huldrich Zwingli
    Johan Gutenberg
    Prince Frederick of Saxony
  • Q8
    This Italian prince from Florence, was known as “The Magnificent” because he governed wisely and used the wealth of his famous family to become a patron of some of the great artists of the Renaissance.
    Fransisco Brunallesci
    Pope Leo X
    Nicholo Machievelli
    Lorenzo Medici
  • Q9
    The founder of the Society of Jesus which are known as the “Jesuits”.
    Johan Tetzel
    Ignatius Loyola
    Cosimo Medici
    George Spalatin
  • Q10
    Holy Roman Emperor who’s threat against the Rome caused the Pope not to grant Henry VIII his divorce request, and who ultimately granted German princes the freedom to select Roman Catholicism or Lutheranism at the Peace of Augsburg in 1555.
    Charles V
    Frederic Barbarossa
    Otto I
    Maximilian I
  • Q11
    Henry VIII’s 1st wife who was unable to bear him a male heir, and caused him to break from Rome as a result.
    Catherine of Aragon
    Anne Boleyn
    Jane Seymour
    Anne of Cleves
  • Q12
    Monarch of England following the sickly son of Henry VIII, this woman tried to eliminate the Church of England and return England to Catholicism. She killed many Protestants during her reign.
    Catherine the Great
    Mary Tudor (Mary the 1st)
    Elizabeth I
    Catherine of Aragon
  • Q13
    Which of the following books of the Renaissance had an important development on the Italian language because it unified its various dialects due to how many people read it?
    “The Gutenberg Bible”
    “The Praise of Folly”
    “The Divine Comedy”
    “The Canterbury Tales”
  • Q14
    Which of the following artists was part of the Northern Renaissance that flourished in not in Italy but instead in Belgium, France, Germany, The Netherlands and England?
    Pieter Brueghel
    Leonardo DaVinci
  • Q15
    All of the following Christian denominations would be considered “Protestant” except:
    Eastern Orthodox
    Church of England

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