The Stones of Florence Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which church does the author describe in Chapter 2 as "half a grain depot to be used in case of emergency, siege, or famine"?
(a) The Duomo.
(b) The Bargello.
(c) Orsanmichele.
(d) Santa Croce.

2. What Florentine church housed a respected music school in the fourteenth century?
(a) Santa Biblia.
(b) Santa Maria Novella.
(c) Santa Trinita.
(d) Santa Croce.

3. Who wrote a sonnet denouncing Pistoia?
(a) Donatello.
(b) Machiavelli.
(c) Michelangelo.
(d) Dante.

4. According to popular opinion as mentioned by the author in Chapter 4, who is the person represented in the center of "Universal Deluge"?
(a) Dante.
(b) Moses.
(c) Noah.
(d) Jesus Christ.

5. What does the author call "an incubus on its present population"?
(a) Historic Florence.
(b) The Pieta.
(c) The Ponte Vecchio.
(d) The David.

Short Answer Questions

1. Under what medieval Florentine laws could a supposed political dissenter be convicted without evidence?

2. What was the nickname for people who followed Savonarola?

3. Which of the following groups of people is not described by the author in Chapter 7 as living in poverty?

4. Whose favorite artistic medium was terra verde?

5. Who painted "Stories of Saint Peter and Original Sin"?

(see the answer key)

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