Girolamo Savonarola Quiz

Girolamo Savonarola was an Italian Dominican friar, Scholastic, religious and political reformer and an influential contributor to the politics of Florence from 1494 until his execution in 1498

Girolamo Savonarola Quiz Questions

Girolamo Savonarola

Girolamo Savonarola (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Girolamo Savonarola born?
a) 4 February 1444
b) 15 April 1442
c) 21 September 1452
d) 30 November 1455

2. Where was Girolamo Savonarola born?
a) Ferrara
b) Pisa
c) Lepanto
d) Genoa

3. Which order did Girolamo Savonarola join?
a) Augustinian
b) Capuchin
c) Dominican
d) Benedictine

4. Who invaded Florence and overthrew Medici rule in 1494 as predicted by Girolamo Savonarola?
a) Charles VIII
b) Philip IV
c) Henry VI
d) Edward VI

5. Which party opposed Girolamo Savonarola?
a) Jacobin
b) Conservative
c) Labour
d) Arrabbiati

Monument to Girolamo Savonarola, Ferrara, Italy

Monument to Girolamo Savonarola, Ferrara, Italy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6. Who ordered Girolamo Savonarola to go to Bologna under pain of excommunication?
a) Julius II
b) Leo X
c) Alexander VI
d) Urban VIII

7. Which coalition against France Girolamo Savonarola did not want Florence to join?
a) Triple Alliance
b) Holy League
c) Grand Alliance
d) Catholic League

8. Who accepted the challenge of a Franciscan to ordeal by fire on the invalidity of Girolamo Savonarola’s excommunication?
a) Domenico da Pescia
b) Giordano Bruno
c) Lorenzo de Medici
d) Cesare Borgia

9. When did Girolamo Savonarola die?
a) 26 January 1499
b) 23 May 1498
c) 11 July 1503
d) 12 December 1515

10. Where did Girolamo Savonarola die?
a) Turin
b) Berne
c) Pavia
d) Florence

Girolamo Savonarola Quiz Questions with Answers

Girolamo Savonarola, Pope Julius II, Pope Clement VII and Charles VIII of France.

Girolamo Savonarola, Pope Julius II, Pope Clement VII and Charles VIII of France. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Girolamo Savonarola born?
c) 21 September 1452

2. Where was Girolamo Savonarola born?
a) Ferrara

3. Which order did Girolamo Savonarola join?
c) Dominican

4. Who invaded Florence and overthrew Medici rule in 1494 as predicted by Girolamo Savonarola?
a) Charles VIII

5. Which party opposed Girolamo Savonarola?
d) Arrabbiati

6. Who ordered Girolamo Savonarola to go to Bologna under pain of excommunication?
c) Alexander VI

7. Which coalition against France Girolamo Savonarola did not want Florence to join?
b) Holy League

8. Who accepted the challenge of a Franciscan to ordeal by fire on the invalidity of Girolamo Savonarola’s excommunication?
a) Domenico da Pescia

9. When did Girolamo Savonarola die?
b) 23 May 1498

10. Where did Girolamo Savonarola die?
d) Florence

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:31 pm

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