Are You Smarter Than A Catholic 8th Grader

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This quiz tests you knowledge of the Catholic faith. These are questions that were asked of Catholic 8th graders who were preparing for the sacrament of Confirmation. Good luck. When you complete the quiz and see the correct answers there is a button below the answer that if clicked on will give an explanation of each answer. Feel free to visit my blog: Journal of God's Call http://crossman. Motime. Com

  
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  • 1. 
    The Church not being able to ordain women to the priesthood is a doctrine of the faith that cannot be changed by the Church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 2. 
    Priestly celibacy is a doctrine of the faith that cannot be changed by the Church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 3. 
    There are 7 holy days of obligation in the United States
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 4. 
    Rosaries, relics, medals, crucifixes, scapulars are all examples of sacramentals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a cardinal virtue?
    • A. 

      Prudence

    • B. 

      Charity

    • C. 

      Fortitude

    • D. 

      Justice


  • 6. 
    The shamrock is a symbol of:
    • A. 

      The pope and bishops in union with the Church

    • B. 

      The Trinity - Father, Son & Holy Spirit

    • C. 

      The virtues of faith, hope and charity

    • D. 

      The three degrees of Holy Orders - deacon, priest & bishop


  • 7. 
    The truths, beliefs and practices of the Catholic faith are known as:
    • A. 

      Teachings

    • B. 

      Catechism

    • C. 

      Tradition

    • D. 

      Doctrine


  • 8. 
    The sacrament of confession:
    • A. 

      Must include a confession of all your sins committed in order to be valid

    • B. 

      Must be received by all Catholic adults at least once a year

    • C. 

      Must be received before receiving Communion by anyone guilty of a mortal sin since his last confession

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 9. 
    Purgatory is:
    • A. 

      A state of purification for people who die in the state of grace but who do not die with complete love for God

    • B. 

      A temporary state where sincere people who do not die in the state of grace get a second chance to do good and thus avoid going to hell

    • C. 

      A state of mild punishment for people who were not bad enough to go to hell and who were not good enough to go to heaven

    • D. 

      A state of natural happiness where souls of unbaptized infants and morally good non-Christians will wait until they are judged on the Last Day


  • 10. 
    The doctrine of the Immaculate Conception means:
    • A. 

      Mary conceived Jesus immaculately in her womb, without the aid of a human father

    • B. 

      Mary conceived Jesus immaculately in her womb, and he remained without sin

    • C. 

      Mary was conceived immaculately in her mother's womb, without the aid of a human father

    • D. 

      Mary was conceived immaculately in her mother's womb and was preserved from sin


  • 11. 
    The consecration of the Eucharist:
    • A. 

      Can be performed by a Catholic priest/bishop or by a priest/bishop of an Eastern Orthodox church

    • B. 

      Can be performed by a Catholic priest/bishop only if he celebrates Mass with at least two witnesses

    • C. 

      Can be performed by Catholic priests/bishops and Anglican priests/bishops so long as they have the proper intention and pronounce the correct words of consecration

    • D. 

      Can be performed by a Catholic priest/bishop but in emergency situations can be performed by a deacon


  • 12. 
    A deacon is:
    • A. 

      Someone who cannot celebrate Mass because the bishop has not given him permission

    • B. 

      A layman who may distribute Communion, marry people, baptize babies, and wear vestments

    • C. 

      A man who has received the first degree of holy orders

    • D. 

      Forbidden to hear confessions and give absolution except in emergency situations and in the absence of a priest

    • E. 

      Both B and C


  • 13. 
    In the Mass
    • A. 

      Jesus is symbolized by the bread and wine from the moment of consecration onward

    • B. 

      Jesus is spiritually present along with the bread and wine once the consecration has occurred

    • C. 

      Jesus is spiritually present when the community gathers in prayer under the leadership of the priest and ceases to be spiritually present when the priest leaves the sanctuary

    • D. 

      Jesus is really and truly present, and the bread and wine are not present, after the consecration

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 14. 
    The sacrament of anointing of the sick can be celebrated by:
    • A. 

      Only the bishop

    • B. 

      A bishop or priest

    • C. 

      A bishop, priest or deacon

    • D. 

      Normally by a bishop, priest or deacon but a layman can celebrate it in an emergency


  • 15. 
    Which sacraments(s) uses the Sacred Chrism oil?
    • A. 

      Only Baptism & Confirmation

    • B. 

      Only Baptism

    • C. 

      Only Confirmation

    • D. 

      Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Orders

    • E. 

      None of the above


  • 16. 
    What are the 4 marks of the Church?
    • A. 

      Prayer, love works and almsgiving

    • B. 

      Faith, hope, love and charity

    • C. 

      One, holy, catholic and apostolic

    • D. 

      Temperance, justice, prudence and fortitude

    • E. 

      Peace, love, charity and faith


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