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Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 1

Direction: For each part choose from the following:

Assertion (A): From 1417, the popes became politically stronger.

Reason (R): They actively encouraged the study of Rome’s history.

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From 1417, the popes were politically stronger because the weakness caused by the election of two rival popes since 1378 had ended. They actively encouraged the study of Rome's history. Italian architecture in the sixteenth century copied many features of imperial Roman buildings.
Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 2

Direction: For each part choose from the following:

Assertion (A): Humanists thought that they were restoring ‘true civilization’ after centuries of darkness.

Reason (R): They believed that a ‘dark age’ had set in after the collapse of the Roman Empire.

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Humanists thought that they were restoring ‘true civilisation’ after centuries of darkness, for they believed that a ‘dark age’ had set in after the collapse of the Roman Empire. Following them, later scholars unquestioningly assumed that a ‘new age’ had begun in Europe from the fourteenth century. The term ‘Middle Ages’/‘medieval period’ was used for the millennium (thousand years) after the fall of Rome. In the ‘Middle Ages’, they argued, the Church had had such complete control over men’s minds that all the learning of the Greeks and Romans had been blotted out. The humanists used the word ‘modern’ for the period from the fifteenth century.
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Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 3

Direction: For each part choose from the following:

Assertion (A): Many scholars were indebted toArab translators who had carefully preserved and translated ancient manuscripts.

Reason (R): Among the Christian writers who were regarded as men of wisdom in the Italian world were Ibn Sina.

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The monks and clergymen had familiar with the works of Greek and Roman scholars from the ‘Middle Ages’ but they did not popular those writings to other classes of people; they kept this knowledge as their exclusive intellectual treasure. By fourteen century, various scholars started to read the translation of Greek philosophers like Plato and Aristotle in Arabic; for this they were indebted not to their own scholars but to Arab translators who had carefully preserved and translated ancient manuscripts (Plato was Aflatun, and Aristotle Aristu in Arabic).
Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 4

Match the persons with the event/works related to them

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Match the persons with the event/works related to them

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Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 7

Write true or false against the following statements:

Andreas Vesalius wrote his-On Anatomy in 1575.

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In 1543, at the young age of 29, Vesalius published his most important work, De Humani Corporis Fabrica Libri Septem (Seven Books on the Fabric of the Human Body), generally known as the Fabrica. The Fabrica is the most famous anatomy book ever written and also the first book on human anatomy to be reasonably accurate.
Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 8

Identify the following image and write their names:

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The Pietà was a popular subject among northern european artists. It means Pity or Compassion, and represents Mary sorrowfully contemplating the dead body of her son which she holds on her lap. This sculpture was commissioned by a French Cardinal living in Rome.

Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 9

Identify the following image and write their names:

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Nicolaus Copernicus was an astronomer who proposed a heliocentric system, that the planets orbit around the Sun; that Earth is a planet which, besides orbiting the Sun annually, also turns once daily on its own axis; and that very slow changes in the direction of this axis account for the precession of the equinoxes.

Test: Changing Cultural Traditions- Assertion & Reason Type Questions - Question 10

Identify the following image and write their names:

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This self portrait was painted in 1512 using red chalk, when Leonardo da Vinci was 50 and living in France. The original painting measures 33.3 x 21.3 cm (13 1/8 x 8 3/8 in). It is now held in the magnificent collection of the Biblioteca Reale, Turin.

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