CSTU 101 Quiz Medieval Period


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CSTU 101 Quiz Medieval Period

CSTU 101 Quiz Medieval Period and Development into the

Due Aug 7 at 11:59pm Time Limit 40 Minutes

Points 80

Questions 30

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Question 1

3 / 3 pts

During the 1200’s Popes would employ a military force to combat heresy and use this judicial process to eradicate heresy within the Western culture.

Inquisition 13th century eradication War of the 1200’s Catharism

Question 2

3 / 3 pts

Who wrote the Divine Comedy, which delineated the options available to mankind?

Dante Chaucer Petrarch Shakespeare

Question 3

3 / 3 pts

What were two classical values that inspired the Renaissance humanists?

Mysticism and rationalism Rationalism and mysticism Pragmatism and rationalism Rationalism and Humanism

Question 4

3 / 3 pts

Who halted the Islamic expansion into France and Europe?

Charlemagne Charles Martel Pipen the Short Charles the First

Question 5

3 / 3 pts

Which of the following was not an outgrowth of the Crusades?

The opening of new trade routes The emergence of European aristocracy The growth of a merchant class The rediscovery of ancient Greeks texts

Question 6

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Who wished to give the church a new choir and ambulatory, one that would be full of light–symbolic of the presence of God, through Gothic architecture?

Da Vinci Abbot Suger Robert Louis

St. Michael

Question 7

3 / 3 pts

According to the chart in your textbook, which of these types of literature occurs last?

Fables and Fabliaux Romances Troubadours Epics

Question 8

3 / 3 pts

Michelangelo’s statue standing as a representation of Humanism as it’s proud self.

Red Virgin David The Captive Adoration of the Lamb

Question 9

3 / 3 pts

The term “pointed arches” best describes which style?
Romanesque Baroque Gothic Neoclassical

Question 10

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Perhaps the best example of the early Gothic style of architecture is found in which city?

Charles Paris Beauvais Denis

Question 11

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In the 13th century who also criticized reliance on deductive logic and metaphysical speculations and urged scientists to adopt an inductive investigation method involving observation and experimentation with appropriate instruments and methods, rather than mere reasoning?

Dante Bacon Aquinas Augustine

Question 12

3 / 3 pts

This poem is about a warrior from southern Sweden who sails to his uncle’s court in Denmark where he slays the monster, Grendel.

Beowulf Song of Roland Boethius Charles

Question 13

3 / 3 pts

Which word best describes the culture that gave rise to Romanesque architecture?

Synthesis Hierarchy Instability


Question 14

3 / 3 pts

During this time period there was literature for town dwellers as well as country folks. This type of literature was satirical poems depicting ordinary people in events of everyday life with vigorous and coarse humor while ridiculing conventional morality.

Fabliaux Comedy Romance Tympanums

Question 15

3 / 3 pts

Who was the famous practitioner in the medieval time period who challenged Aristotelianism by starting with the position that God is the source of truth and that the world is created by God? He merged Christian and Aristotelian thought.

Bacon Aquinas Augustine Dante

Question 16

3 / 3 pts

What century was the Washington National Cathedral built in?

18th 19th 20th 17th

Question 17

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Washington National Cathedral is an example of what kind of architecture?

Russian Gothic Greek Roman

Question 18

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In philosophy, the synthesis of the High Ages was made by_________ in the 13th century, who merged Christian and Aristotelian thought.

Leonardo Thomas Aquinas Dante Charles the IV

Question 19

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Who wrote the Canterbury Tales in the 14th century?

Charlemagne Chaucer Michelangelo Da Vinci

Question 20

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Who gave the Renaissance its first candid picture of human nature with the idealism of medievalism and humanism stripped away.

Machiavelli Erasmas Cicero Raphel

Question 21

2 / 2 pts

The history of the Crusades illustrates the principle known as the “law of unintended consequences.”

True False

Incorrect Question 22

0 / 2 pts

Despite the authority of the medieval Catholic church, there was a tremendous amount of diversity within medieval literature.

True False

Question 23

2 / 2 pts

The Black Death that struck Europe killed over 90 % of the population.

True False

Question 24

2 / 2 pts

The Black Death arrived on the docks from London and spread to Europe.

True False

Question 25

2 / 2 pts

During the period of 750-1000, Carolingian rulers dominated European life.

True False

Question 26

2 / 2 pts

Science was not very prominent in the medieval intellectual activity.

True False

Question 27

2 / 2 pts

The pope’s actions on Christmas Day 800 made Charles the Great, or Charlemagne (768-814), king of the Franks and emperor of the Carolingian Empire (from Charles’s Latin name, Carolus)

Question 28

2 / 2 pts

Religious architecture was the primary European artistic activity.

True False

Question 29

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Charlemagne’s brutal reign destroyed much learning and education in Europe.

True False

Question 30

2 / 2 pts

Romanesque Architecture developed from the Gothic Architecture.

True False
Quiz Score: 78 out of 80