Quiz For Altar Servers English Version

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An altar server attends to supporting tasks at the altar. This task is not just given to anyone and is mostly done by those that practice the faith. How well prepared are you to become an altar server? Take up the quiz below and see how high you score. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the "box" behind the altar that holds for example the communion, the hostia, etc?Answer in Polish

    • A.

      Kadzidlo

    • B.

      Tabernaculum

    • C.

      Monstrancja

    • D.

      Tabernakulum

    • E.

      Tabernacle

    Correct Answer
    D. Tabernakulum
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tabernakulum." In Polish, "Tabernakulum" refers to the box behind the altar that holds items such as the communion, the hostia, etc. It is used to store the consecrated Eucharist and is an important part of Catholic liturgical traditions.

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  • 2. 

    What do you put into the kadzidlo/thurifer- causes the smell/smoke? 2 best Choices. Answer in English.

    • A.

      Kadzidlo

    • B.

      Lodka

    • C.

      Insence

    • D.

      Frankinsence

    • E.

      Coal

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Insence
    D. Frankinsence
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Incense and Frankincense. Both incense and frankincense are substances that are commonly used in religious ceremonies and rituals. They are burned in a thurible or censer, which is a container designed to hold burning incense. When they are burned, they produce a fragrant smoke or smell that is often associated with spiritual or sacred spaces. Coal, on the other hand, is not typically used in this context and does not produce the same fragrant smoke or smell as incense or frankincense.

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  • 3. 

    What does olea sancta mean?

    • A.

      Home of oil

    • B.

      Holy oil

    • C.

      I do not know

    • D.

      Olive saint

    • E.

      Saint oil

    Correct Answer
    B. Holy oil
    Explanation
    Olea sancta is a Latin phrase that translates to "holy oil". This term is often used in religious contexts to refer to oil that has been blessed or consecrated for sacred purposes. It is commonly used in ceremonies such as anointing the sick or in sacraments like baptism and confirmation. The term "holy oil" signifies the sacredness and spiritual significance attributed to this particular type of oil.

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  • 4. 

    What is the big candle called?

    • A.

      Pascal Candle

    • B.

      Papal Candle

    • C.

      Easter Candle

    • D.

      Big Candle

    • E.

      Holy Candle

    Correct Answer
    A. Pascal Candle
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pascal Candle. The Pascal Candle, also known as the Easter Candle, is a large candle that is used in Christian liturgical traditions, particularly during the Easter season. It symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus Christ and is usually decorated with symbols such as the cross, the Alpha and Omega, and the year. The Pascal Candle is typically lit during the Easter Vigil and remains lit throughout the Easter season.

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  • 5. 

    What are the glass things that hod the water and whine called?

    • A.

      Vases

    • B.

      Crepes

    • C.

      Cruets

    • D.

      Flasks

    • E.

      Cups

    Correct Answer
    C. Cruets
    Explanation
    Cruets are glass containers used to hold liquids such as water and wine. They typically have a narrow neck and a stopper or lid to prevent spillage. The term "cruet" is commonly used to refer to vessels specifically designed for holding oil and vinegar, but it can also be used more generally to describe any small glass container used for serving liquids at the table.

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  • 6. 

    What is the cup/ chalice called in Polish?

    • A.

      Cup

    • B.

      Kadzidlo

    • C.

      Kielich

    • D.

      Chalice

    • E.

      Lukasz

    Correct Answer
    C. Kielich
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "kielich". In Polish, the word "kielich" refers to a cup or chalice.

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  • 7. 

    What is the dish that the large piece of altar bread called in english?

    • A.

      Patent

    • B.

      Paten

    • C.

      Lantern

    • D.

      Bannana

    • E.

      Dish

    Correct Answer
    B. Paten
    Explanation
    The large piece of altar bread is called a paten in English. A paten is a shallow dish or plate used in Christian religious ceremonies to hold the Eucharistic bread. It is typically made of metal and has a flat surface to hold the bread during the Mass or other liturgical services. The paten is an important part of the altar set-up and is used by the priest or minister during the distribution of the Eucharist to the congregation.

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  • 8. 

    What is the thing that holds the hostia called?

    • A.

      Ciborium

    • B.

      Monstrancja

    • C.

      Cruet

    • D.

      Kadziidlo

    • E.

      Cool

    Correct Answer
    B. Monstrancja
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "monstrancja". A monstrancja is a vessel used in the Catholic Church to hold and display the consecrated hostia, which is the bread used in the Eucharist. It is typically made of precious metals and often has a glass or crystal window to showcase the hostia. The other options provided, such as ciborium, cruet, and kadziidlo, are not specifically used to hold the hostia in the context of Catholic worship.

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  • 9. 

    What drawer is the veil in?

    • A.

      Benediction drawer

    • B.

      Veil drawer

    • C.

      Countertop drawer

    • D.

      Church drawer

    • E.

      Velon drawer

    Correct Answer
    A. Benediction drawer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "benediction drawer" because the word "benediction" refers to a religious blessing or invocation, which is often associated with a veil. Therefore, it is logical to assume that the veil would be stored in the drawer specifically designated for items related to religious ceremonies or blessings.

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  • 10. 

    What is the mini ciborium taken by the priest or ministers to the sick called?

    • A.

      Pike

    • B.

      Pyx

    • C.

      Plan

    • D.

      Plate

    • E.

      Plant

    Correct Answer
    B. Pyx
    Explanation
    A pyx is a small container used by priests or ministers to carry the consecrated bread (also known as the Eucharist or Holy Communion) to the sick or homebound individuals. It is a sacred vessel that ensures the proper handling and reverence of the Eucharist outside of the church setting. The other options listed in the question (pike, plan, plate, and plant) do not relate to the specific item used for this purpose.

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  • 11. 

    What is the song before benediction called (title)?IN LATIN

    • A.

      Przed Tak Wielkim Sacramentem

    • B.

      Falling down we...

    • C.

      Tantum ergo

    • D.

      Gaude Mater Polonia

    • E.

      Genitori, Genitoque

    Correct Answer
    C. Tantum ergo
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tantum ergo." This is because the question specifically asks for the title of the song before benediction, and "Tantum ergo" is the only option provided that is a Latin hymn traditionally sung during benediction.

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