The Agony and the Ecstasy Quiz | Lesson Plans One Week Quiz A

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One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book Nine.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is offered to Michelangelo with a commission for him to sculpt the Twelve Apostles for the cathedral?
(a) a seat on the city council
(b) a house
(c) a new wardrobe
(d) a large block of marble

2. What causes the death of Pope Leo X?
(a) a cup of hemlock
(b) a heart attack
(c) a chill caught while on a hunt
(d) the plague

3. What does Pope Leo offer for Michelangelo to work on?
(a) the walls of a sacristy of the San Lorenzo
(b) decorations for the Papal apartments
(c) a baptismal font for San Lorenzo
(d) the portico of his summer palace

4. What do the members of the elite academy discuss and learn about?
(a) science, exploration, and evolution
(b) history, religion, and horticulture
(c) political, literary, music and philosophical ideas
(d) art, history, and geography

5. What does Michelangelo refuse to do for Piero de Medici?
(a) paint a portrait of his wife
(b) carve a bust of his wife
(c) escort his wife
(d) design jewelry for his wife

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wants to bring down the papacy and return Italy to the simple, stark, religious ways of his own beliefs?

2. What does Savonarola believe art is?

3. What kind of artwork does Michelangelo accept reluctantly?

4. As payment to the French, what will Michelangelo carve?

5. What is Michelangelo's idea of a statue that can be carved from the defective block of marble?

(see the answer key)

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