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Renaissance architecture: Quiz


Question 1: Through ________, civic pride and the promotion of civil peace and order were seen as the marks of citizenship.
Immanuel KantAtheismHumanismDavid Hume

Question 2: Successive Popes, especially ________, 1503–13, sought to extend the Pope’s temporal power throughout Italy.
Pope Clement VIIPope Leo XPope Julius IIPope Alexander VI

Question 3: It was to some degree dependent on Vitruvius' ________, a manuscript of which was discovered in 1414 in a library in Switzerland.
Roman technologyAncient RomeRoman EmpireDe architectura

Question 4: After the fall of ________ to the French in 1499, Bramante travelled to Rome where he achieved great success under papal patronage.
ItalyCorbetta, ItalyMilanParabiago

Question 5: A fixed proportion with implications of such magnitude occurred nowhere in ________.
Gothic Revival architectureRenaissance architectureGothic architectureRomanesque architecture

Question 6: In ________ at the court of the Gonzaga, Alberti designed two churches, the Basilica of Sant'Andrea and San Sebastiano.

Question 7: The person generally credited with bringing about the Renaissance view of architecture is ________, (1377–1446).
Filippo BrunelleschiFlorenceItalian RenaissanceRenaissance architecture

Question 8: An aspect of ________ was an emphasis of the anatomy of nature, in particular the human form, a science first studied by the Ancient Greeks.
HumanismAtheismDavid HumeImmanuel Kant

Question 9: These included Philibert de l'Orme (1510–1570) in France, ________ (died: 1567) in Spain and Inigo Jones (1573–1652) in England.
El EscorialLa Granjilla de La Fresneda de El EscorialPalazzo Farnese, RomeJuan Bautista de Toledo

Question 10: The best known architect associated with the Mannerist style was ________ (1475–1564), who is credited with inventing the giant order, a large pilaster that stretches from the bottom to the top of a façade.
Sistine ChapelSistine Chapel ceilingSt. Peter's BasilicaMichelangelo


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