MCQ Questions for Class 11 History: Ch 7 Changing Cultural Traditions

MCQ Questions for Class 11 History: Ch 7 Changing Cultural Traditions
1. In Arabic, the person who was known as 'Aflatun' was
(a) Plato.
(b) Aristotle.
(c) Dante.
(d) Ceasar.
► (a) Plato.

2. Petrarch was given the title of ‘Poet Laureate’ in Rome in
(a) 1341.
(b) 1342.
(c) 1343.
(d) 1344.
► (a) 1341.

3. The painting 'Mona Lisa' was made by
(a) Leonardo da Vinci.
(b) Michelangelo.
(c) Raphael.
(d) Donatello.
► (a) Leonardo da Vinci.

4. The author of the book 'The Prince' is
(a) Lorenzo Valla.
(b) Gutenberg.
(c) Machiavelli.
(d) Alberti.
► (c) Machiavelli.

5. The earliest universities in the European continent were setup in the country of
(a) France.
(b) Germany.
(c) Italy.
(d) England.
► (c) Italy.

6. The families that gave more importance to women during the 15th century were those of
(a) aristocrats.
(b) artists.
(c) merchants.
(d) scholars.
► (c) merchants.

7. Renaissance is best known for its
(a) cultural developments.
(b) social developments.
(c) political developments.
(d) economic developments.
► (a) cultural developments.

8. Anatomy, geometry, physics, as well as a strong sense of what was beautiful, gave a new quality to Italian art, which was to be called
(a) aesthetic realism
(b) epistemological realism
(c) philosophical realism 
(d) realism
► (d) realism

9. Gregorian calendar was introduced by Pope
(a) Evaristus
(b) Gregory XIII
(c) Peter St
(d) Pius I
► (b) Gregory XIII

10. The opening of trade between Europe and China started in the
(a) 9th century.
(b) 10th century.
(c) 11th century.
(d) 12th century.
► (d) 12th century.

11. By the early fifteenth century, ______ was used for those masters who taught grammer, poetry, rhetoric, history and moral philosophy.
(a) literates
(b) humanists
(c) authors
(d) writers
► (b) humanists

12. When Renaissance occurred in Europe?
(a) 11th century.
(b) 13th century.
(c) 15th century.
(d) 16th century.
► (c) 15th century.

13. Ptolemy’s Almagest was a work on ______.
(a) Mathematics
(b) Astronomy
(c) Philosophy
(d) Sociology
► (b) Astronomy

14. Ibn Rushd was an Arab philosopher of _____.
(a) France
(b) Germany
(c) Britain
(d) Spain
► (d) Spain

15. Andreas Vesalius was a professor of _____ at the University of Padua.
(a) Medicine
(b) Astronomy
(c) Philosophy
(d) Mathematics
► (a) Medicine
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