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Roman Catholic Confirmation Test

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For those studying to become confirmed in the roman catholic church

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
  • 2. 
    What is the Bible?
    • A. 

      A collection of books that relate God's revelation to the human race & also the inspired word of God's men. The bible compromises the Old & New Testaments

    • B. 

      The Old Testament.

    • C. 

      The inspired word of the apostles given to the human race to become inspired by God. Comprised of no Testaments.

  • 3. 
    We got the Bible from the authority of the early councils of the Catholic Church who decided those writings were truly inspired by God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Only the ___________ of the Catholic Church can know what is true in faith & morals because Christ promised that the Holy Spirit would reveal all truth to the Church.
  • 5. 
    What is Sacred Tradition?
    • A. 

      The teaching authority of the Catholic Church

    • B. 

      The oral, unwritten message that Jesus gave the Apostles

    • C. 

      The Bible

  • 6. 
    We must accept the Bible & Tradition equally & completely because both are revealed by God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The Father, The Son, & The Holy Ghost

    • B. 

      The Father, The Son, & The Holy Spirit

    • C. 

      Heaven, Hell, & Purgatory

  • 8. 
    Angels are pure spirits, with bodies, having intelligence & free will.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What are good angels?
    • A. 

      Those that carry out God's will on Earth

    • B. 

      Those who have repented their sins & entered into the eternal happiness of Heaven

    • C. 

      Those who remained faithful to God & entered into the eternal happiness of Heaven

  • 10. 
    What are bad angels? (more then one answer may be used)
    • A. 

      Those who turned against God & were cast into Hell

    • B. 

      Fallen angels or devils

    • C. 

      Those who have repented their sins

  • 11. 
    A guardian angel is a good angel who has been assigned to each one of us by God to watch over, lead, guide, & protect each one of us in all we do.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Man is a creature composed of ______ & ______ and made to the likeness of God. Man is like God chiefly in the soul. (more then one answer may be used)
    • A. 

      Body

    • B. 

      Flesh

    • C. 

      Soul

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The condition of Adam & Eve after the Fall is that they were deprived of God's friendship & grace. They were subject to sickness, death & their wills were inclined to sin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The sin of Adam & Eve is called ________ __________
  • 16. 
    When we have Original Sin removed, the inclination to sin still remains in us.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What is the difference between temptation & sin?
    • A. 

      Temptation is the suggestion to sin. Sin is knowingly breaking the will of God.

    • B. 

      There is no difference.

    • C. 

      Temptation is to willingly break Gods will. Sin is the inclination to commit evil.

  • 18. 
    Can temptation always be resisted?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    The three elements necessary to make a mortal sin are: 1. The thought, desire, word or action must be or considered seriously wrong. 2. The sinner must be mindful of the serious wrong. 3. The sinner must fully consent to it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Can venial sin be pardoned even without sacramental confession?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Pride

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Avarice

    • D. 

      Theft

    • E. 

      Envy

    • F. 

      Murder

    • G. 

      Lust

    • H. 

      Gluttony

    • I. 

      Incarnation

    • J. 

      Sloth

  • 23. 
    Jesus Christ is the Second Person of the Blessed Trinity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What is Incarnation?
    • A. 

      Jesus being a divine person

    • B. 

      The son of God becomes man

    • C. 

      God is man

  • 25. 
    Who is Jesus' mother & father?
    • A. 

      God & St. Mary Magdelene

    • B. 

      God & the Blessed Virgin Mary

    • C. 

      The Blessed Virgin Mary & Saint Joseph

  • 26. 
  • 27. 
    The ________ __________ was the special privilidge granted by God to the Blessed Virgin Mary whereby she was free from original sin from the first moment of her life.
  • 28. 
    The words "He descended into Hell" means the soul of Jesus, after his death on the cross, descended to the place of rest where the souls of the just had been waiting for him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    What terms do the scriptures use for sanctifying grace? (more then one answer may be used)
    • A. 

      Life

    • B. 

      Living water

    • C. 

      God

    • D. 

      Holy

    • E. 

      Light

  • 30. 
    Actual grace is a supernatural help of God which enlightens our mind & strengthens our will to do good & to avoid evil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    We receive sanctifying grace through being confirmed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    What are the three theological virtues?
    • A. 

      Faith

    • B. 

      Adoration

    • C. 

      Hope

    • D. 

      Charity

  • 33. 
    Faith is the virtue by which we firmly trust that God will in His mercy, give us eternal happiness & the means to obtain it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Hope is the virtue by which we firmly trust that God will in His mercy, give us eternal happiness & the means to obtain it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Faith is the virtue by which we firmly believe that all the truths God has revealed, on the word of God revealing them, who can neither decieve nor be decieved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Charity is the virtue by which we love God above all else for His own sake, & our neighbor as ourselves for the love of God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    What are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit?
    • A. 

      Adoration

    • B. 

      Knowledge

    • C. 

      Piety

    • D. 

      Charity

    • E. 

      Wisdom

    • F. 

      Faith

    • G. 

      Understanding

    • H. 

      Counsel

    • I. 

      Purity

    • J. 

      Fear of the Lord

    • K. 

      Fortitude

  • 39. 
    A moral virtue is habits that help us to lead good lives by treating persons & things the right way, according to the will of God.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    The church is the congregation of all baptized persons united in the same true faith, sacrifice, & sacraments under the authority of the Pope & the body of bishops in union with him. The Church is the _______ _______ of Christ.
  • 41. 
    St. Philip is the Apostle chosen by Christ to be the head of the Church (the first pope).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    The ____ were men selected by christ and sent to preach the gospel to the world, to forgive sins, and to celebrate the sacraments. Their sucessors were the bishops.
  • 43. 
    What are the 4 identifying marks by which you can be sure of the true church?
    • A. 

      One One

    • B. 

      Cross

    • C. 

      Catholic

    • D. 

      Apostolic

    • E. 

      Altar

    • F. 

      Holy

    • G. 

      Incense

  • 44. 
    What is infallibility?
    • A. 

      Is a guarantee of falsehood which excludes error given to by Christ to his church

    • B. 

      Is a guarantee of truth which excludes error given to by christ to his church.

  • 45. 
    What is excommunication?
    • A. 

      When once fails to voice their thoughts over religious matters to the priest.

    • B. 

      Is the penalty when the church cuts one off from sacrament and union from the church.

    • C. 

      Not going for communion during a regular mass.

  • 46. 
    Heracy and apostasy are?
    • A. 

      The same

    • B. 

      Heracy is the denial of one or more truth of the catholic faith, apostasy is the rejection of Christianity.

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      The guy in the robe.

    • B. 

      A mediator between god and man. he can offer mass forgive sins and perform the other sacraments of the church.

  • 48. 
    What is a sister?
    • A. 

      A Woman religious living by a approved rule of life.

    • B. 

      A female priest.

  • 49. 
    What is a Consecrated laity?
    • A. 

      Consecrated lays are men and women bound to Christ and remain unmarried for his sake.

    • B. 

      Having received holy orders they take the place of Christ.

    • C. 

      A Deacon of the church.

  • 50. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    The Assumption is the taking up into heaven of the body and soul of the ___ ____ ____.
  • 52. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 53. 
    What is Purgatory?
    • A. 

      Limbo

    • B. 

      Everlasting punishment.

    • C. 

      The place of temporary punishment.

  • 54. 
    Is a soul condemed to hell able to get out after serving sufficent time suffering?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 55. 
    What are the 2 commandments of Jesus?
    • A. 

      Do not praise false Idols.

    • B. 

      Love your god

    • C. 

      Love your neighbor as yourself

  • 56. 
    What are the 10 Commandments?
    • A. 

      Tho shall not have strange Gods before me

    • B. 

      Tho shall not take the lords name in vain

    • C. 

      Keep holy the lord's day

    • D. 

      Tho shall honor the figures of the church

    • E. 

      Honor your father and Mother

    • F. 

      Tho shall not kill

    • G. 

      Tho shall not induce harm to one's self.

    • H. 

      Tho shall not commit adultery

    • I. 

      Tho shall not take thy blessings for granted.

    • J. 

      Tho shall not steal

    • K. 

      Tho shall not bear false witness against your neighbor

    • L. 

      Tho shall not covet your neighbor's wife

    • M. 

      Tho shall not covet thy neighbor's goods.

  • 57. 
    Sacrilige is the misstreatment of persons places or things.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    What is a relic?
    • A. 

      A holy object that bears significance to the church

    • B. 

      Pieces of the original cross

    • C. 

      The body or part of the body of a saint

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 60. 
    What are some spiritual duties of parents towards their children? (3)
    • A. 

      To take responsibility for their children's sins

    • B. 

      To teach the catholic faith

    • C. 

      To teach good morals

    • D. 

      To punish them for their sins.

    • E. 

      To protect them from spiritual harm

  • 61. 
    What are the precepts laws of the Church? (6)
    • A. 

      To assist at mass on all Sundays and holy days of obligation.

    • B. 

      To Honor thy father and thy mother

    • C. 

      To fast and abstain on the days appointed

    • D. 

      To confess our sins at least once a year.

    • E. 

      To receive holy communion during Easter time.

    • F. 

      To contribute to the support of the Church.

    • G. 

      To pay back whatever is stolen or damaged.

    • H. 

      To observe the laws of the church concerning marriage.

  • 62. 
    A sacrament is a inward sign instituted by Christ to give grace.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    What are the names of the 7 sacraments?
    • A. 

      Singing along to hymns

    • B. 

      Baptism

    • C. 

      Confirmation

    • D. 

      Prayer

    • E. 

      Holy Eucharist

    • F. 

      Divinity

    • G. 

      Penance

    • H. 

      Anointing of the sick.

    • I. 

      Signing of the cross

    • J. 

      Kneeling before the altar

    • K. 

      Holy orders

    • L. 

      Matrimony

  • 64. 
    Confirmation is the _____ through which the holy spirit enables us to profess our faith as strong and perfect christans and soilders of Jesus Christ.
  • 65. 
    What day is the holy Chrism blessed by the Bishop?
    • A. 

      Holy Sunday

    • B. 

      Easter

    • C. 

      Holy Thursday

    • D. 

      The assumption of Mary

    • E. 

      All Saints day.

  • 66. 
    The Eucharist is a sacrament of bread and wine that Jesus is contained, offered and recieved in.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    The Eucharist was first received on ____ ____ the last supper before Christ died
  • 68. 
    What is the change of the entire substance of bread and wine into the bloood and body of Christ?
    • A. 

      Transubstantiation

    • B. 

      Alchemy

    • C. 

      Penanece

  • 69. 
    What are the conditions for recieving communion?
    • A. 

      Confessed within the last hour.

    • B. 

      To have abstained for 24 hours prior

    • C. 

      Free from mortal sin

    • D. 

      To have a right intention

    • E. 

      Purity of mind and body

    • F. 

      To fast for 1 hour prior to receiving.

  • 70. 
    What is the Monstrance?
    • A. 

      The thing the store the cookies in.

    • B. 

      A form of penance

    • C. 

      Sacred vessel in which the host is held for the sake of exposition and adoration of Jesus in the blessed sacrament.

  • 71. 
    Absolution is the freeing of sin by God from the preist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 72. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 73. 
    _________ is sincere sorrow for having offended God. Also, hatred for the sins we have committed
  • 74. 
    Does communal penance substitute for confession?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 75. 
    What is meant by the seal of confession?
    • A. 

      The priest is bound by the law to reveal sins that are harmful to others

    • B. 

      The priest is bound never to reveal any sin that has been confessed to him

    • C. 

      The priest is bound to never reveal any sin unless a mortal sin

  • 76. 
    Indulgence is the remission of all or some of the temporal punishment due to our sins
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 77. 
    The purpose of the sacrament of the ______ the Sick is to give health & strength to the soul & sometimes the body when we are in danger of death.
  • 78. 
    God gave us marriage to create a new human life & for a man to love his wife as Christ loves the Church & for a woman to love her husband as the Church submits to Christ.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 79. 
    Holy Water & Blessed objects are examples of what?
    • A. 

      Sacramentals

    • B. 

      Transubstantiation

    • C. 

      Chrism

  • 80. 
    What are the holy days of obligation?
    • A. 

      The Assumption of Mary (August 15)

    • B. 

      The Maternity of Mary (August 15)

    • C. 

      The Assumption of Mary (November 1)

    • D. 

      The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (December 25)

    • E. 

      All Saints' Day (November 1)

    • F. 

      Christmas Day (December 25)

    • G. 

      The Maternity of Mary (January 1)

    • H. 

      The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (December 8)

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