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1
What is the focus of punishment in the central panel of Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights?
A)ignorance
B)material possessions
C)the pleasures of the flesh
D)betrayal
2
What is meant by the "priesthood of all believers"?
A)Through contrition and penance, any Christian can be saved.
B)Through anointing, the pope can designate anyone a priest.
C)Any baptized Christian can absolve another of his or her sins.
D)Humans are saved only by God's grace; each Christian prays directly to God.
3
The printing press was important to the Reformation because
A)it enabled the quick dissemination of ideas.
B)reproduced images often proved more provocative than mere words.
C)translations of the Bible became more available.
D)All these answers are correct.
4
Which of the following Northern Renaissance artists focused on genre scenes?
A)Dürer
B)Brueghel
C)Bosch
D)Grünewald
5
Shakespeare's Hamlet resembles ancient or medieval heroes in that he
A)is seeking revenge for the death of his father.
B)lacks clearly defined spiritual values.
C)is broodingly skeptical.
D)believes in the nobility of humanity's free will.
6
Luther objected to all of the following EXCEPT
A)the sale of indulgences.
B)the veneration of relics.
C)the luxury and wealth of the Church of Rome.
D)the translation of the Bible into the vernacular.
7
The most significant consequence of the Reformation was
A)the shattering of religious unity in Western Christendom.
B)the internal reform of the Church of Rome.
C)the rejection of religious art and music.
D)All these answers are correct.
8
The chorale, a hymn associated with Protestant worship, owes much to
A)Luther.
B)Josquin des Prez.
C)Calvin.
D)Henry VIII.
9
The only work of the following that does NOT employ satire as a weapon is
A)More's Utopia.
B)Cervantes' Don Quixote.
C)Erasmus' Praise of Folly.
D)Luther's Ninety-Five Theses.
10
In writing On Cannibals, Montaigne was strongly influenced by
A)Protestant reforms in Germany and France.
B)reports of "New World" barbarism.
C)the paintings of Brueghel and Bosch.
D)All these answers are correct.







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