July 3, 2020

Mayan Academy

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Print Culture and the modern world – Assessment – II

Topic: Print culture and the modern world
Assessment – II

Questions

  1.  ______________ wrote Ninety Five Theses criticising many of the practices and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church.
  2. A printed copy of Ninety Five Theses was posted on a church door in_________.
  3. Luther’s translated the _________.
  4. ‘Printing is the ultimate gift of God and the greatest one.’ said by _________.
  5. _________ a sixteenth-century movement to reform the Catholic Church dominated by Rome.
  6. _________ a former Roman Catholic court for identifying and punishing heretics.
  7. _________ Beliefs which do not follow the accepted teachings of the Church.
  8. _________  The state of being fulfilled much beyond the point of satisfaction.
  9. _________ Action, speech or writing that is seen as opposing the government.
  10. Denominations a Sub groups within a _________.
  11. _________ an annual publication giving astronomical data, information about the movements of the sun and moon, timing of full tides and eclipses, and much else that was of importance in the everyday life of people
  12. _________ A term used to describe pocketsize books that are sold by travelling pedlars called chapmen.
  13. The _________which were low-priced small books printed on poor quality paper, and bound in cheap blue covers.
  14. ‘The printing press is the most powerful engine of progress and public opinion is the force that will sweep despotism away’ declared by _________.
  15.  ‘Tremble, therefore, tyrants of the world! Tremble before the virtual writer!’ proclaimed _________.
  16. _________.  A system of governance in which absolute power is exercised by an individual, unregulated by legal and constitutional checks.
  17. The writings of _________ were read widely; and those who read these books saw the world through new eyes, eyes that were questioning, critical and rational.
  18. A children’s press, devoted to literature for children alone, was set up in France in_________.
  19. The _________ spent years compiling traditional folk tales gathered from peasants.
  20.  The book “My Childhood and My University” was written by _________.
  21. _________ of New York had perfected the power-driven cylindrical press.
  22.  In the 1920s in England, popular works were sold in cheap series, called the Shilling Series
  23.  Lending libraries had been in existence from the_________.century.
  24.  Any one of best known women novelists in 17th century was _________.
  25. The collections of Grimm Brothers was edited before the stories were published

in a collection in _________.



Answer

  1.  Martin Luther wrote Ninety Five Theses criticising many of the practices and rituals of the Roman Catholic Church.
  2. A printed copy of Ninety Five Theses was posted on a church door in Wittenberg.
  3. Luther’s translated the New Testament.
  4. ‘Printing is the ultimate gift of God and the greatest one.’ said by Martin Luther.
  5. Protestant Reformation a sixteenth-century movement to reform the Catholic Church dominated by Rome.
  6. Inquisition a former Roman Catholic court for identifying and punishing heretics.
  7. Heretical beliefs that do not follow the accepted teachings of the Church.
  8. Satiety The state of being fulfilled much beyond the point of satisfaction.
  9. Seditious action, speech, or writing that is seen as opposing the government.
  10. Denominations  a Subgroups within a religion.
  11. Almanac  an annual publication giving astronomical data, information about the movements of the sun and moon, the timing of full tides and eclipses, and much else that was of importance in the everyday life of people
  12. Chapbook  A term used to describe pocket size books that are sold by traveling pedlars called chapmen.
  13. The “Biliotheque Bleue”, which were low-priced small books printed on poor quality paper, and bound in cheap blue covers.
  14. ‘The printing press is the most powerful engine of progress and public opinion is the force that will sweep despotism away’ declared by Louise-Sebastien Mercier.
  15.  ‘Tremble, therefore, tyrants of the world! Tremble before the virtual writer!’ proclaimed Louise-Sebastien Mercier.
  16. Despotism a system of governance in which absolute power is exercised by an individual, unregulated by legal and constitutional checks.
  17. The writings of Voltaire and Rousseau were read widely; and those who read these books saw the world through new eyes, eyes that were questioning, critical and rational.
  18. A children’s press, devoted to literature for children alone, was set up in France in 1857.
  19. The Grimm Brothers in Germany spent years compiling traditional folk tales gathered from peasants.
  20.  The book “My Childhood and My University” was written by Maxim Gorky.
  21.  Richard M. Hoe of New York had perfected the power-driven cylindrical press.
  22.  In the 1920s in England, popular works were sold in cheap series, called the Shilling Series
  23.  Lending libraries had been in existence since the seventeenth century.
  24.  Any of the best-known women novelists in the 17th century was Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, George Eliot.
  25. The collections of Grimm Brothers were edited before the stories were published in a collection in 1812.