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Quiz on Movie: Inferno (2016) Instructions This is a multiple-choice quiz. The contents of this quiz consist of questions on the faculty presentation about the movie, questions the readings related to the movie, and questions related to the movie itself. Only correct answers will add points to your point total. Do not take this quiz until you have downloaded the study guide, watched the faculty presentation, done the readings, and then watched the movie. Question 1 1 / 1 pts How did the plague years influence the society of the Italian Renaissance? The plague years reduced the human population. This reduced the growing problem of food shortages. With a food surplus, people did not try to overthrow their government and were content. Correct! With so many people dying of the plague in the middle ages, those who actually survived felt a greater desire to celebrate and enjoy life, as well as try new things. The plague years reduced the human population. This reduced the growing problem of food shortages. With a food surplus, people had the mental strength and ability to invent new ways of doing. The plague years left a lot of empty housing in the Italian coastal cities. The housing could be turned into artist’s studios, into craft houses to manufacture goods, and hence the Renaissance was born of this surplus space. With so many people dying of the plague in the middle ages, those who actually survived felt a greater desire to celebrate and enjoy life, as well as try new things.
Question 2 1 / 1 pts Florence’s greatest architect had a major achievement in designing a famous building in the Florence that inspired many modern building designs. What was the architectural achievement?
Question 3 1 / 1 pts What aspect of economics reflected a major change between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance?

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