Niccolo Machiavelli Quiz

Santi di Tito’s famous portrait of Niccolò Mac...

Santi di Tito’s famous portrait of Niccolò Machiavelli, now residing in the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy; headcrop. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. He is one of the main founders of modern political science. He was a diplomat, political philosopher, playwright, and a civil servant of the Florentine Republic. He also wrote comedies, carnival songs, poetry, and some of the most well-known personal correspondence in the Italian language. His position in the regime of Florence as Secretary to the Second Chancery of the Republic of Florence lasted from 1498 to 1512, a period in which the Medici were not in power.
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Niccolo Machiavelli Quiz Questions

1. When was Niccolo Machiavelli born?
a) 2 February 1444
b) 3 May 1469
c) 23 August 1449
d) 23 November 1455

2. Where was Niccolo Machiavelli born?
a) Florence
b) Naples
c) Pisa
d) Lucca

3. When was Niccolo Machiavelli head of second chancery?
a) 1498-1512
b) 1492-1498
c) 1514-1516
d) 1518-1526

4. To whom did Niccolo Machiavelli dedicate The Prince?
a) Rodrigo Borgia
b) Piero Soderini
c) Lorenzo di Piero de’ Medici
d) Marcello Adriani

5. Which book did Niccolo Machiavelli dedicate to Giulio de’ Medici?
a) The Mandrake
b) Discourses on Livy
c) Wealth of Nations
d) The Art of War

Statue of Niccolò Macchiavelli (Serie "th...

Statue of Niccolò Macchiavelli (Serie “the Great Florentines”), by Lorenzo Bartolini, Uffizi gallery, Florence, Italy. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. In which poem did Niccolo Machiavelli celebrate the imprisonment of Cesare Borgia?
a) Christ Church College
b) First Decennale
c) Lorenzo di Piero de’ Medici
d) Newman College

7. Who commissioned Niccolo Machiavelli to write Florentine Histories?
a) Adrian VI
b) Julius II
c) Alexander VI
d) Leo X

8. What did Niccolo Machiavelli receive as a return gift when he presented Florentine Histories to Clement VII in 1525?
a) 250 florins
b) 80 pounds
c) 120 ducats
d) 64 francs

9. When did Niccolo Machiavelli die?
a) 26 January 1549
b) 21 June 1527
c) 8 July 1555
d) 12 December 1564

10. Where did Niccolo Machiavelli die?
a) Milan
b) Turin
c) Vienna
d) Florence

Niccolo Machiavelli Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Niccolò Machiavelli tomb in the Santa...

Niccolò Machiavelli tomb in the Santa Croce basilica in Florence, Italy. Français : La tombe de Nicolas Machiavel dans la Basilique Santa Croce de Florence, Italie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Niccolo Machiavelli born?
b) 3 May 1469

2. Where was Niccolo Machiavelli born?
a) Florence

3. When was Niccolo Machiavelli head of second chancery?
a) 1498-1512

4. To whom did Niccolo Machiavelli dedicate The Prince?
c) Lorenzo di Piero de’ Medici

5. Which book did Niccolo Machiavelli dedicate to Giulio de’ Medici?
d) The Art of War

6. In which poem did Niccolo Machiavelli celebrate the imprisonment of Cesare Borgia?
b) First Decennale

7. Who commissioned Niccolo Machiavelli to write Florentine Histories?
d) Leo X

8. What did Niccolo Machiavelli receive as a return gift when he presented Florentine Histories to Clement VII in 1525?
c) 120 ducats

9. When did Niccolo Machiavelli die?
b) 21 June 1527

10. Where did Niccolo Machiavelli die?
d) Florence

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Updated: September 27, 2016 — 6:47 pm

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