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Question 1: After a spate of building and re-building in the Baroque period, Catholic countries were mostly clearly overstocked with churches, monasteries and convents, in the case of some places such as ________, almost absurdly so.
NaplesRomeCampaniaItaly

Question 2: The surviving ________ of the baptistry room are among the most ancient Christian paintings.
RomeFlorenceItalyFresco

Question 3: At this period the Gospel book, with figurative art confined mostly to Evangelist portraits, was usually the type of book most lavishly decorated; the ________ is the most famous example.
Christian monasticismNew TestamentGospel of JohnBook of Kells

Question 4: The ________ friars built functional city churches with huge open naves for preaching to large congregations.
Dominican OrderCatholic religious orderCarmelitesFranciscan

Question 5: The Catholic theological position on sacred images has remained effectively identical to that set out in the ________, although this, the fullest medieval expression of Western views on images, was in fact unknown during the Middle Ages.
Libri CaroliniDenis PétauPope Adrian IByzantine Iconoclasm

Question 6: ________ left Crete when relatively young, but Michael Damaskinos returned after a brief period in Venice, and was able to switch between Italian and Greek styles.
Cretan SchoolWestern paintingEl GrecoPainting

Question 7: Both Michelangelo and Raphael worked almost exclusively for the Papacy for much of their careers, including the year of 1517, when ________ wrote his Ninety-Five Theses.
LutheranismMartin LutherPhilipp MelanchthonProtestant Reformation

Question 8: The ________ was a holocaust of art in many parts of Europe.
East–West SchismCrusadesCounter-ReformationProtestant Reformation

Question 9: Carvings in stone adorned the exteriors and interiors, particularly the tympanum above the main entrance, which often featured a Christ in Majesty or in Judgement, and the large wooden ________ was a German innovation right at the start of the period.
ChristianityAnglicanismCrucifixOrthodox Church

Question 10: Examples of modernism include the ________ of Christ the King, and Los Angeles Cathedral.
Liverpool CathedralPhilharmonic Hall, LiverpoolLiverpool Metropolitan CathedralSt. George's Hall, Liverpool







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