Michelangelo Quiz

Michelangelo Quiz Questions

1) When was Michelangelo born?
a) 9 April 1472
b) 16 September 1481
c) 19 November 1480
d) 6 March 1475

2) Where was Michelangelo born?
a) Budapest
b) Nicosia
c) Caprese
d) Valetta

3) What was Michelangelo’s full name?
a) Michaelangelo y pais y noronha y sequeira
b) Michelangelo di Ludovico di Buonarroti Simoni
c) Michaelangelo Roncalli
d) Michaelangelo Cacciavillan

4) Under whom was Michelangelo an apprentice?
a) Domenico Ghirlandaio
b) Ludwig von Beethoven
c) Botticelli
d) Raphael

5) Who summoned Michelangelo to Rome to design his tomb?
a) Alexander VI
b) Julius II
c) Martin IV
d) Benedict IX

6) Which chapel’s ceiling was painted by Michelangelo?
a) Petrine
b) Pauline
c) Sistine
d) St. Xavier’s

7) Who commissioned Michelangelo to paint The Last Judgment in Sistine Chapel?
a) Leo II
b) John II
c) Clement VII
d) Pius IX

8) Where is the statue of David sculpted by Michelangelo?
a) Rome
b) Venice
c) Florence
d) New York

9) When did Michelangelo die?
a) 18 February 1564
b) 2 June 1566
c) 14 October 1568
d) 1 March 1560

10) Where did Michelangelo die?
a) Paris
b) Berlin
c) Vienna
d) Rome

Michelangelo Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Michelangelo born?
d) 6 March 1475

2) Where was Michelangelo born?
c) Caprese

3) What was Michelangelo’s full name?
b) Michelangelo di Ludovico di Buonarroti Simoni

4) Under whom was Michelangelo an apprentice?
a) Domenico Ghirlandaio

5) Who summoned Michelangelo to Rome to design his tomb?
b) Julius II

6) Which chapel’s ceiling was painted by Michelangelo?
c) Sistine

7) Who commissioned Michelangelo to paint The Last Judgment in Sistine Chapel?
c) Clement VII

8) Where is the statue of David sculpted by Michelangelo?
c) Florence

9) When did Michelangelo die?
a) 18 February 1564

10) Where did Michelangelo die?
d) Rome

Originally posted 2011-03-08 04:59:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: June 7, 2016 — 10:38 am

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  1. Hi! I’m currently training for an academic decathlon, and my subject is fine arts. I just have a few corrections:
    1) His real name is Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
    2) Michelangelo was the apprentice of BOTH Domenico and David Ghirlandhio
    Thats about it! :) Thanks and awesome quiz!

  2. one other correction to add to the above. he was commissioned by clement vii not viii.

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