Do You Know Who A Sloth Is?

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Do You Know Who A Sloth Is?

Sloth is one of the seven deadly sins. It is the most difficult sin to define, and to credit as sin, since it refers to a peculiar jumble of notions, dating from antiquity and including mental, spiritual, pathological, and physical states.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which writing does Saint Thomas Aquinas define sloth?
    • A. 

      Fides et ratio

    • B. 

      Confessions

    • C. 

      Compendium of Theology

    • D. 

      Summa Theologica

  • 2. 
    What is the Latin word for 'without care'?
    • A. 

      Ira

    • B. 

      Invidia

    • C. 

      Acedia

    • D. 

      Luxuria

  • 3. 
    Where in the Bible do we find 'Lazy people consider themselves smarter than seven wise counselors'?
    • A. 

      Psalm 23:4

    • B. 

      Isaiah 24:13

    • C. 

      Proverbs 6:3

    • D. 

      Romans 12:11

  • 4. 
    Where is the word 'dejection' used instead of 'sloth'?
    • A. 

      Philokalia

    • B. 

      Ladder of Divine Ascent

    • C. 

      The Way of a Pilgrim

    • D. 

      Prayer book

  • 5. 
    Which demon is often associated with sloth?
    • A. 

      Asmodeus

    • B. 

      Belphegor

    • C. 

      Mammon

    • D. 

      Beelzebub

  • 6. 
    Which religion sees the sloth as one of the five hindrances?
    • A. 

      Judaism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Confuscianism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 7. 
    Who painted the 'Parable of the Wheat and the Tares'?
    • A. 

      Abraham Bloemaert

    • B. 

      Gerard van Honthorst

    • C. 

      Jan Dirksz Both

    • D. 

      Pieter de Hooch

  • 8. 
    Who wrote 'Against Idleness and Mischief'?
    • A. 

      Isaac Watts

    • B. 

      Lowell Mason

    • C. 

      Charles Wesley

    • D. 

      George Frideric Handel

  • 9. 
    Who wrote 'Present Discontents'?
    • A. 

      Thomas Paine

    • B. 

      John Locke

    • C. 

      Edmund Burke

    • D. 

      Russell Kirk

  • 10. 
    Who wrote 'The Deadly Sins/Sloth; Nearer, My Couch, to Thee'?
    • A. 

      Don DeLillo

    • B. 

      Philip Roth

    • C. 

      Thomas Pynchon

    • D. 

      Vladimir Nabokov