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Biography Quiz - Michelangelo

What do you know about the life of Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet Michelangelo?
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1. What was not part of Michelangelo's full name?
Simoni
Buonarroti
Giuliano
Lodovico
2. Where was Michelangelo born?
Mantua
Venice
Pisa
Caprese
3. At the age of 13, Michelangelo was apprenticed to what respected painter?
Andrea del Verrocchio
Poliziano
Domenico Ghirlandaio
Giotto
4. Michelangelo was sent to which powerful family to continue his training under the sculptor Bertoldo di Geovanni?
Medici
Borgia
Pazzi
Sforza
5. What sculpture was not made by Michelangelo?
Venus of Urbino
Madonna of the Steps
Bacchus
Battle of the Centaurs
6. What is the name of Michelangelo's sculpture that shows Jesus after he was crucified lying on the lap of his mother Mary?
Mose
The Pieta
The Deposition
Primavera
7. Where is the statue of David located since 1873?
Palazzo Vecchio
Accademia Gallery of Florence
Florence Cathedral
Uffizi Gallery
8. How many scenes from the Bible did Michelangelo paint on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?
12
9
15
4
9. In the scene of the Creation of Adam painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel whose hand is Adam touching?
Jesus'
Eve's
St. Peter's
God's
10. While studying at the Academy of Ancient Art, Michelangelo was struck with a mallet by his rival Pietro Torrigiano, crushing what part of body and disfiguring him for life?
nose
finger
toe
jaw
11. What did Michelangelo design for the city of Florence?
Sewer system
Town hall
Military fortification
Aquaducts
12. What building did Michelangelo design?
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Uffizi Gallery
Ponte Vecchio
St. Peter's Basilica
13. Approximately how many figures did Michelangelo paint on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
100
50
300
500
14. The Last Judgment is a fresco by Michelangelo covering the whole altar wall of which building?
Santa Maria della Salute
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
St. Peter's Basilica
Sistine Chapel
15. How many children did Michelangelo have with the poet Vittoria Colonna?
None
Two sons
Three daughters and two sons
A son and a daughter
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