Modern World: The Age of Reason Model Question Paper

12th Standard EM

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Time : 02:00:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50
    9 x 1 = 9
  1. Which one of the following was not an independent trading city?

    (a)

    Nuremberg

    (b)

    Antwerp

    (c)

    Genoa

    (d)

    St. Petersburg

  2. Of the following Popes, who was not the patron of Italian Renaissance?

    (a)

    Nicholas V

    (b)

    Julius II

    (c)

    Pius II

    (d)

    Paul III

  3. Which one of the following was not an idea developed during the age of Renaissance?

    (a)

    rationalism

    (b)

    scepticism

    (c)

    anarchism

    (d)

    individualism

  4. Who is considered the father of modern experimental science?

    (a)

    Aristotle

    (b)

    Plato

    (c)

    Roger Bacon

    (d)

    Landsteiner

  5. Who wanted humankind to be ruled not by dogma and authority but rather by reason?

    (a)

    Dante

    (b)

    Machiavelli

    (c)

    Roger Bacon

    (d)

    Petrarch

  6. The Cathedral of St. Peters in Rome, built by the Popes, was fashioned by ____________

    (a)

    Donatello

    (b)

    Raphael

    (c)

    Leonardo da Vinci

    (d)

    Michelangelo

  7. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
     

     

    (a)

    Marlowe - Dido

    (b)

    Shakespeare - King Lear

    (c)

    Francis Bacon - Novum Organum

    (d)

    Roger Bacon - Decameron

  8. When was the Act of Supremacy passed by Henry VIII in England ?

    (a)

    1519

    (b)

    1532

    (c)

    1533

    (d)

    1534

  9. Who was the ruler of Germany excommunicated by Gregory VII?

    (a)

    Henry VII

    (b)

    Henry VIII

    (c)

    Henry II

    (d)

    Henry IV

  10. 8 x 2 = 16
  11. How did Erasmus pave the way for Reformation?

  12. What do you know of the Papal Bull of 1493?

  13. Point out the outcome of Diet of Worms.

  14. Why did feudalism fail in the later stage of the Middle Ages?

  15. Explain Holy Communion or Eucharist.

  16. Why was the conflict between families of York and Lancastrian called War of Roses? How did the war come to an end?

  17. Highlight the work of the Council of Trent.

  18. Why is Joan of Arc remembered in history?

  19. 5 x 3 = 15
  20. Why did Italy become the birthplace of Renaissance?

  21. What were the achievements of Italian and English explorers?

  22. Assess the part played by John Calvin in organising the Protestant movement in Genoa.

  23. Write about the voyage of Columbus in 1492.

  24. Describe the voyage of Portuguese sailor Pedro Cabral in India.

  25. 2 x 5 = 10
  26. Analyse the contributions of Florentines to Italian Renaissance.

  27. What are the causes of Protestant Reformation? How did Martin Luther organise the movement in Germany?

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