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Question 1: This industry, coming just before the dawn of ________, contributed enormously to the sudden expansion of the intellectual horizon.
PrintingPrinting pressMovable typeBook

Question 2: The Aqua Virgo aqueduct, originally constructed by ________, was restored by Pope Nicholas V, and emptied into a simple basin that Leon Battista Alberti designed, the predecessor of the Trevi Fountain.
Marcus Vipsanius AgrippaAugustusJulius CaesarRoman Empire

Question 3: Nicholas V preached a ________, and endeavoured to reconcile the mutual animosities of the Italian states, but without much success.
CrusadesCounter-ReformationFirst seven Ecumenical CouncilsEast–West Schism

Question 4: The ownership of the ________ continued to be a source of dispute between Spain and Portugal and Nicholas was asked to settle the matter, ultimately in favor of the Portuguese.
AndalusiaMelillaTenerifeCanary Islands

Question 5: The new humanist learning had been hitherto looked on with suspicion in Rome, a possible source of schism and heresy, an unhealthy interest in ________.
Christianity and PaganismPolytheismPrehistoric religionPaganism

Question 6: He was born at Sarzana, ________, where his father was a physician.

Question 7: Within the city of Rome, Nicholas V introduced the fresh spirit of the ________.
BaroqueItalian RenaissanceWestern art historyRenaissance

Question 8: [2] The bull issued by Nicholas "________" (8 January 1455) reaffirmed "Dum Diveras" and also sanctioned the purchase of black slaves from "the infidel".
SlaveryCatholic ChurchRomanus PontifexPortugal

Question 9: His plans were of embellishing the city with new monuments worthy of the capital of the ________ world.
ChristianityJesusCatholic ChurchChristian

Question 10: His father died while he was young, but in ________, Parentucelli became a tutor in the families of the Strozzi and Albizzi, where he met the leading humanist scholars.


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