World History Questions! Need help.?
How did the Columbian Exchange impact the Old and New Worlds?
A. Diets changed as both Europe and Americas were exposed to new foods.
B. Animals such as goats, cattle, and horses faced few predators in the Americas and multiplied rapidly.
C. both a and b
D. none of the above
Artwork from the Northern Renaissance focused on what characteristic, which was different than works produced in Italy during the Renaissance?
A. realism and expression
B. artists as famous personalities
C. reflection of everyday life
D. application of perspective
Which German artist from the Northern Renaissance was known for his portraits of self-conscious individualism?
A. Leonardo da Vinci
C. Albrecht Dürer
Many people believed the Catholic Church had become too powerful and wealthy, and too involved in political matters, which sparked reformists to rise up and speak out about the abuses.
Which artist of the Renaissance was a self-professed sculptor, but was hired to paint the Sistine Chapel, which was a backbreaking task for the artist?
A. Leonardo da Vinci
C. Albrecht Durer
Identify which explorer left from Portugal, sailed around the southernmost tip of Africa, and established trading centers in India.
A. Vasco da Gama
B. Christopher Columbus
C. Ferdinand Magellan
D. Jacques Cartier
Which of the following is NOT a reason Europeans wanted to explore the unknown?
A. to better their personal situations
B. for the growth and prosperity of their country
C. to obtain religious freedom
D. to give up their land in Europe to Chinese invaders
Pope Julius II commissioned Donato Bramante to design which structure in Rome that had been demolished because of deterioration? Saint Peter�s Basilica was designed and rebuilt using Bramante�s plan, but also later redesigned by Michelangelo and Maderno.
A. Hagia Sophia
B. Notre Dame Cathedral
C. Saint Peter�s Basilica
D. Sistine Chapel
Hernán Cortés arrived in Mexico in 1519, resulting in the conquest of the Aztecs and Incas. Which country did Cortés travel to the Americas for?
Which was the first nation to break through in European exploration and exploitation, but was quickly surpassed by other European nations?
The Renaissance, which began in Italy, grew out of a movement known as humanism. Humanism was a movement that centered around. The Vitruvian Man, drawn by Leonardo da Vinci, portrayed man�s belief that humans were the center of the universe.
A. studies of classics and belief in individual accomplishment, that humans were the center of the universe.
B. movement that centered around the belief in God and his power to heal humans.
C. movement that centered around the study of nature.
D. movement that centered around man�s ability to wage war against his enemies.
As the Europeans explored the Americas, they would encounter new plants, animals, and diseases. All of the following plants and animals would have been new to Europeans EXCEPT
A. cacao (chocolate).
Which of the following was an effort by the Catholic Church to counter the Reformation?
A. Council of Trent
B. Ninety-Five Theses
C. Anabaptist Movement
The Renaissance was a rebirth of ancient classics and ideas from what region?
A. China and India
B. Rome and Greece
C. Egypt and Saudi Arabia
D. North and South America
King Henry VIII decided to separate England from the Catholic Church because the pope refused to annul his marriage to Catherine of Aragon, and marry him to Anne Boleyn.
The Black Death improved the life of ordinary people in Europe who survived, and it led to the rebirth, or renewal, known as the Renaissance.
Who was responsible for posting the Ninety-Five Theses on the front door of a church addressing the how practices of the Catholic Church contradicted the principles of Christianity?
A. John Calvin
B. Martin Luther
C. Ulrich Zwingli
D. Girolamo Savonarola
Identify the nation that established colonies in Canada consisting of small groups of traders who focused on the trading of fish and fur.
Which European nation colonized Brazil, resulting in that being one of the few South American nations to not speak Spanish?
Who borrowed money in 1454 to create an invention known as the printing press?
A. Albrecht Durer
C. Johannes Gutenberg
D. Leonardo da Vinci
Select the correct statement regarding the slave trade.