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The Notre Dame Cathedral is an ancient building associated with the Roman Catholics. It has to be the center of attraction for many travelers over the years because of its magnificence and utter beauty. Have you ever visited it before? Do you know about it? Answer these questions, let's find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the style of this cathedral?  

    • A.

      Gothic

    • B.

      Roman

    • C.

      Catholic

    • D.

      Medieval

    Correct Answer
    A. Gothic
    Explanation
    The style of this cathedral is Gothic. Gothic architecture is characterized by pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses. It emerged in the 12th century and was popular in Europe until the 16th century. Gothic cathedrals are known for their grandeur, height, and intricate details, such as stained glass windows and ornate sculptures. This style was often used for religious buildings, particularly cathedrals, during the medieval period.

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  • 2. 

    Which denomination worships there?

    • A.

      Anglican

    • B.

      Pentecoastal

    • C.

      Methodist

    • D.

      Roman Catholic

    Correct Answer
    D. Roman Catholic
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Roman Catholic because Roman Catholicism is a specific denomination within Christianity that follows the teachings and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church. This denomination worships in churches that are affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and adhere to its beliefs and practices. Anglican, Pentecostal, and Methodist are also Christian denominations, but they have their own distinct worship styles, beliefs, and practices separate from Roman Catholicism.

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  • 3. 

    How many towers does the building have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The building has 2 towers.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did building start?

    • A.

      1171

    • B.

      1163

    • C.

      1234

    • D.

      1256

    Correct Answer
    B. 1163
  • 5. 

    In which year did building end?

    • A.

      1345

    • B.

      1456

    • C.

      1342

    • D.

      1624

    Correct Answer
    A. 1345
  • 6. 

    In which city can this edifice be found?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Nantes

    • C.

      Lyon

    • D.

      Marseille

    Correct Answer
    A. Paris
    Explanation
    This edifice can be found in Paris.

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  • 7. 

    Under which Bishop's tenure was this building started?

    • A.

      Maurice de Sully

    • B.

      Jean Paul

    • C.

      Patrick Jacquin

    • D.

      Patrick Chauvet

    Correct Answer
    A. Maurice de Sully
    Explanation
    Maurice de Sully is the correct answer because he was the bishop under whose tenure the building was started.

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  • 8. 

    In which year was the cathedral given the status of a minor basilica?

    • A.

      1800

    • B.

      1802

    • C.

      1805

    • D.

      1810

    Correct Answer
    C. 1805
    Explanation
    In 1805, the cathedral was given the status of a minor basilica.

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  • 9. 

    In which year did the cathedral catch fire?

    • A.

      2017

    • B.

      2018

    • C.

      2016

    • D.

      2019

    Correct Answer
    D. 2019
  • 10. 

    Notre Dame is a french word, what does it mean in English?

    • A.

      Our Lady

    • B.

      Mary Mother

    • C.

      Queen of Heaven

    • D.

      Queen of the sea

    Correct Answer
    A. Our Lady
    Explanation
    The word "Notre Dame" is a French term that translates to "Our Lady" in English. This term is commonly used to refer to the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus in Christian beliefs. The term "Our Lady" is often used to honor and show reverence to Mary as a symbol of purity, grace, and motherly love.

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