The Northern renaissance quiz

Categories: Renaissance Period
The image shows a painting by Han Holbein the Younger called The Ambassadors. Based upon the painting, which best states how Holbein added to the Northern Renaissance?
Holbein combined strategies from the Italian Renaissance with his own creative design.
The Italian wars that started in 1494 assisted
spread Renaissance concepts to France.

A Northern Renaissance artist who also published

books was Thomas More.

A Northern Renaissance writer who slammed the Catholic Church was Desiderius Erasmus.

Which finest states how Erasmus and

More assisted spread Renaissance concepts in Europe? Both questioned Church mentors

while still being religious


The chart shows the number of books printed in Europe in between 1400-1800. A conclusion that can be drawn from the chart is that the need for books increased sharply between the

sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

How did the end of the Hundred Years’ War in 1453 help spread the Renaissance across northern Europe?
It allowed France to focus on the Renaissance.

The popularity of the Gutenberg press in Europe made books more accessible and motivated people to want to learn how to

Which best explains why the Gutenberg press transformed European society?
It increased printing speed while reducing cost, allowing printed ideas to spread more widely and quickly.

Differing interpretations of the Bible by Christians in Europe eventually led to
the Reformation.

Which book could many people read for the first time because of the Gutenberg press?
the Bible

Where did Italian artists and writers flee for safety during the Italian wars?
northern Europe

The Italian Renaissance spread across Europe in the late 1400s through

Which best describes why the Italian Renaissance spread to northern European cities?
Cultural conditions that helped the Renaissance grow in Italy during the early 1400s began to appear in northern European cities during the mid-1400s.

William Shakespeare’s plays contributed to Renaissance culture by
creating complex characters.

How did Thomas More’s work help spread humanistic ideas?
He applied them to society.

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