Renaissance Mid-Unit Content Assessment
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by Ryan McCormick
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
CKLA Grade 5 Unit 5 Mid-Unit Content Assessment
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Renaissance is a word that means...
studies
philosophy
artwork
rebirth
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The Renaissance movement was inspired by the ideas of which two ancient civilizations?
Istanbul
Greece
Rome
France
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All of the following are examples of interest in what topic during the Renaissance?
- exploration of lesser-known parts of the world
- scientific observation and investigation
- art featuring the human form
the natural world
the Church
perspective
the pope
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Which statement best supports the idea that the Medici family were great patrons of the arts?
By the mid-1400s, Cosimo had built a thriving international banking business, taking advantage of the success of Italian merchants trading goods with other countries.
The Medici family home became a gathering place for thinkers and artists from around the world.
Lorenzo disliked art, classical literature, and philosophy.
Cosimo told the guild members which councilmen to elect.
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The text states, "...there was a great expansion of the middle class, the class between those who worked the land and the nobility." What contributed to the increase of the middle class?
the lack of social mobility
the growth of farmers
the increase of power in the Church
the increase of trade
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How did wealthy merchant patrons support artists during the Renaissance?
Patrons were celebrated for the works they paid to have created.
Patrons sold the paintings for a large amount of money.
Patrons provided food, clothing, and housing for artists.
Patrons learned how to become great artists.
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Besides the Medici family, what other influential and powerful people were patrons of the arts during the Renaissance?
scholars
artists
peasants
popes in Rome
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In addition to interest in art, literature, sculpture, and architecture, what else motivated patrons to support art?
fame for supporting great art
concern about artists disliking them
fear of the Church
trade
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Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Raphael represent the spirit of the Renaissance with their beliefs about man. What is this belief?
all men are good
man can do anything
man needs help from others
man cannot learn about everything
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Which of the following is an example of details in the work of Michelangelo and Raphael that embody features of Renaissance art?
emotionless expressions
lack of detail in human figures
realism in the depiction of human figures
focus on scenes in nature
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