What Do You Know About Michelangelo?

 The great Italian artist Michelangelo changed the art world forever with his glorious paintings and incredibly life-like sculptures. He is truly one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance, and today we want to know - what do YOU know about him?
 
 
Which century was Michelangelo born during?
15th
13th
17th
18th
 
 
Which king did Michelangelo sculpt?
David
Solomon
George III
Charlemagne
 
 
In 1991, a vandal struck off the ________ off the statue of David
Toe
Private organs
Nose
Ear
 
 
What was Michelangelo often called during his lifetime?
Which means, 'The Divine One'
Il Divino
Il Doce
Il Prescelto
Il Re D'Arte
 
 
Who is the central figure of Michelangelo's 'The Last Judgment'?
Christ
God
The Devil
Mimos
 
 
Which of these buildings did Michelangelo design?
St. Peter's Basilica
Arch of Constantine
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Florence Cathedral
 
 
How old was Michelangelo when he painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
In his 30s
In his 60s
In his 50s
In his 20s
 
 
What was Michelangelo's family situation?
Married with 2 children
Never married, no kids
Not married but with many children
Married without children
 
 
Which of these was NOT painted by Michelangelo?
The Last Supper
The Creation of Adam
The Last Judgement
The Entombment
 
 
In addition to his visual arts, Michelangelo was also an accomplished...
Poet
Novelist
Musician
Composer
 
 
Michelangelo had an 'intense dislike' for which other famous Italian artist?
Their fierce independence led to clashes whenever circumstances brought them face-to-face.
Leonardo da Vinci
Raphael
Titian
Donatello
 
 
How old was Michelangelo upon his death?
89
49
39
29
 
Will You Try Again?
You don't seem to know much about Michelangelo, and that's fine. However, we strongly recommend you at least look at some of his works and see if you like them, because there's a reason why his name is so famous!
 
You Know Quite a Bit!
While you may not be a Michelangelo expert just yet, you do know more than most people, which is not that much, if we're being honest! So good on you, and how about you take another crack at it, or have a look at the answers to see what you did get wrong.
 
You Know Your Michelangelo!
Wow, you know a lot about this incredible artist. Why shouldn't you? He has amazed the world for about 500 years with his epic paintings and frescos and his life-like sculptures. He has shown what a truly dedicated artist can achieve, and the world of the arts is much richer for it. You aced it!
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