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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
Lodovico
Buonarroti
Giuliano
2. Where was Michelangelo born?
Pisa
Mantua
Caprese
Venice
3. At the age of 13, Michelangelo was apprenticed to what respected painter?
Domenico Ghirlandaio
Poliziano
Andrea del Verrocchio
Giotto
4. Michelangelo was sent to which powerful family to continue his training under the sculptor Bertoldo di Geovanni?
Borgia
Sforza
Pazzi
Medici
5. What sculpture was not made by Michelangelo?
Madonna of the Steps
Venus of Urbino
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?
The Pieta
The Deposition
Primavera
Mose
7. Where is the statue of David located since 1873?
Uffizi Gallery
Palazzo Vecchio
Florence Cathedral
Accademia Gallery of Florence
8. How many scenes from the Bible did Michelangelo paint on the Sistine Chapel ceiling?
15
9
12
4
9. In the scene of the Creation of Adam painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel whose hand is Adam touching?
Jesus'
God's
St. Peter's
Eve'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
St. Peter's Basilica
Uffizi Gallery
Ponte Vecchio
13. Approximately how many figures did Michelangelo paint on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
100
500
300
50
14. The Last Judgment is a fresco by Michelangelo covering the whole altar wall of which building?
St. Peter's Basilica
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Santa Maria della Salute
Sistine Chapel
15. How many children did Michelangelo have with the poet Vittoria Colonna?
Three daughters and two sons
None
Two sons
A son and a daughter
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