St. Augustine And The Augustinian Heritage Quiz

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St. Augustine And The Augustinian Heritage Quiz
This quiz focuses on the life of St. Augustine and on his spirituality. The answers are found in the pages of the "Augustinians of the Midwest" Web site. After your visit to the Web site, take this quiz to discover how much you have learned about Augustine and his heritage. Enjoy!

  
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  • 1. 
    St. Augustine of Hippo lived during which years?
    • A. 

      120 - 48 B.C.

    • B. 

      354 - 430 A.D.

    • C. 

      1226 - 1312 A.D.

    • D. 

      1794 - 1851 A.D.


  • 2. 
    St. Augustine was Bishop of Hippo.  The modern city which is located next to the ruins of ancient Hippo is ______________.
    • A. 

      Annaba, Algeria, in Africa

    • B. 

      Chulucanas, Peru, in South America

    • C. 

      Rome, Italy, in Europe

    • D. 

      Nagasaki, Japan, in Asia


  • 3. 
    The parents of Augustine were named ______________.
    • A. 

      Alypius and Christina

    • B. 

      Ezekiel and Rita

    • C. 

      Fulgentius and Felicity

    • D. 

      Patricius and Monica


  • 4. 
    As a young adult, Augustine worked as a _________.
    • A. 

      Farmer

    • B. 

      Fisherman

    • C. 

      Teacher

    • D. 

      Carpenter


  • 5. 
    As a young man, Augustine was continually searching with a restless heart for meaning in life.  Finally, he found Jesus Christ and was satisfied.  Augustine was Baptized in which year?
    • A. 

      387 A.D.

    • B. 

      430 A.D.

    • C. 

      1256 A.D.

    • D. 

      1812 A.D.


  • 6. 
    Augustine was Baptized by _________.
    • A. 

      St. John the Baptist

    • B. 

      St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan

    • C. 

      St. Monica

    • D. 

      His son Adeodatus


  • 7. 
    After his Baptism, Augustine turned his home in Tagaste into __________.
    • A. 

      A type of monastery where he and a group of friends formed a Christian community.

    • B. 

      A shelter for the homeless.

    • C. 

      A school for Bible studies.

    • D. 

      An "off-the-streets" center for young people who were at risk.


  • 8. 
    The Roots of Augustinian Spirituality mentioned on the "Augustinians of the Midwest" Web site include ___________.
    • A. 

      Prayer, sacrifice, hard work.

    • B. 

      Fasting, self-denial, almsgiving.

    • C. 

      The Word of God, discovering God in community, interiority

    • D. 

      Study, silence, preaching


  • 9. 
    The Rule of St. Augustine presents the values which underlie a vibrant and holy religious community life.  With the biblical description of the early Christian community in Jerusalem (Acts 2:42-47; 4:32-35) as its foundation, the Rule is based on which two essential elements?
    • A. 

      Obedience and love

    • B. 

      Penance and prayer

    • C. 

      Poverty and hardship

    • D. 

      Unity of hearts and community of goods


  • 10. 
    St. Augustine wrote extensively.  We have today a vast collection of his writings -- 113 books, 207 letters and more than 500 sermons.  His most famous works are _________.
    • A. 

      The Teacher, Understanding the Bible, Left Behind

    • B. 

      Purpose-Driven, The Life of Christ, True Devotion

    • C. 

      The Confessions, The City of God, The Trinity

    • D. 

      Against the Donatists, Grace and Deliverance, Healing Love


  • 11. 
    Tie-breaker question:  As Augustine learned more about Jesus Christ, he became more and more drawn to the Christian religion. He finally decided to ask for Baptism when he heard a child singing a song with these words: "Pick it up and read it."  He picked up a Bible and read the first passage he saw: Not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual excess and lust, not in quarreling and jealousy.  Rather, put on the Lord Jesus Christ and make no provision for the desires of the flesh. These words are found in the Letter of Paul to the _______________.

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