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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which artist does the author NOT mention as depicting objects from ordinary life, such as household utensils?
(a) Fra Fillipo.
(b) Leonardo.
(c) Ghirlandaio.
(d) Gozzoli.

2. As mentioned in Chapter 6, which object is prominently venerated in Tuscany?
(a) The Shroud of Turin.
(b) The Holy Girdle.
(c) The Holy Grail.
(d) A piece of leather from John the Baptist's sandals.

3. Of which biblical figure are there two statues in the Duomo?
(a) Moses.
(b) Isaiah.
(c) Paul.
(d) Noah.

4. Which artist, mentioned in Chapter 4, was famous for painting dragons?
(a) Uccello.
(b) Piero di Cosimo.
(c) Andrea del Castagno.
(d) Leonardo.

5. What church replaced the Santa Reparata?
(a) Santa Croce.
(b) Santa Trinita.
(c) The Duomo.
(d) Santissima Annunziata.

6. What museum in Florence does the author call "a picture gallery" in Chapter 4?
(a) The Uffizi.
(b) The Museum of the Works of the Duomo.
(c) The Boboli Garden.
(d) The Bargello.

7. Who painted "Stories of Saint Peter and Original Sin"?
(a) Leonardo.
(b) Masaccio.
(c) Andrea del Castagno.
(d) Brunelleschi.

8. According to the author, Florence shares "simplicity of life" with which city?
(a) Venice.
(b) Istanbul.
(c) Boston.
(d) Athens.

9. Who created the Pazzi Chapel?
(a) Fra Fillipo Lippi.
(b) Saint Francis.
(c) A monk.
(d) Brunelleschi.

10. According to the information provided in Chapter 5, what did the palaces used to sell to the people?
(a) Indulgences.
(b) Eggs.
(c) Wine.
(d) Butter.

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

12. According to Chapter 4, what was the first major literary work written in Italian?
(a) Daniel DeFoe.
(b) Bella Divina.
(c) Faustus.
(d) The Divine Comedy.

13. As mentioned in Chapter 5, who humbled Emperor Henry IV?
(a) Julian of Norwich.
(b) Hildegard of Bingen.
(c) Catherine of Siena.
(d) Countess Matilda of Tuscany.

14. What artist is mentioned in the first paragraph of Chapter 4?
(a) Van Gogh.
(b) Ammannati.
(c) Andrea del Castagno.
(d) Paolo Uccello.

15. Who was Socrates' female counselor?
(a) Diotima.
(b) Chloe.
(c) Sappho.
(d) Helen.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who killed Giuliano, according to the tale related in Chapter 6?

2. According to the author, what building exceeds the Duomo in size and beauty?

3. Whom does the author describe in Chapter 6 as a "tame, cruel housemouser"?

4. According to Chapter 4, what novel contains a painting as the antagonist?

5. As mentioned in Chapter 5, who was born the year Michelangelo died?

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