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Church heritage means the history of the church with everything that has been passed down but left significant imprints on Christanity. For this quiz, you will need to understand about The Great Disappointment, the Remnant church's characteristics, who was the first biblical writer to write for God, and salvation. This quiz will inspire you to learn more about church heritage. Good luck with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What date was the Great Disappointment?

    • A.

      October 15, 1842

    • B.

      October 19, 1847

    • C.

      October 22, 1844

    Correct Answer
    C. October 22, 1844
    Explanation
    On October 22, 1844, an event known as the Great Disappointment occurred. This refers to the failed prediction made by William Miller, a preacher who believed that the Second Coming of Jesus Christ would happen on that day. Thousands of Miller's followers, known as Millerites, gathered in anticipation of the event, but when it did not occur, it led to great disappointment and confusion among the believers. This event marked a significant moment in American religious history and had a lasting impact on the development of various religious movements.

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  • 2. 

    Ellen Harmon was born in Gardiner, Maine.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Ellen Harmon was not born in Gardiner, Maine.

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  • 3. 

    The name "Seventh-day Adventist" was adopted in May 21, 1863.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The name "Seventh-day Adventist" was adopted on May 21, 1863. This suggests that the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    Give the two characteristics of the Remnant Church:

    • A.

      Believe in Jesus Christ

    • B.

      Follow the Health Message: Veganism

    • C.

      Follow the Ten Commandments

    • D.

      Believe in Ellen G. White

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Believe in Jesus Christ
    C. Follow the Ten Commandments
    Explanation
    The Remnant Church is characterized by its belief in Jesus Christ as the central figure of their faith. This means that they acknowledge Jesus as their Lord and Savior and follow his teachings. Additionally, the Remnant Church also adheres to the principles of the Ten Commandments, which are seen as moral guidelines for living a righteous life. These two characteristics reflect the core beliefs and values of the Remnant Church, emphasizing their commitment to Christ and their adherence to biblical principles.

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  • 5. 

    ________ was the first biblical writer that God chose to write down instruction for His Church.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Moses
    Moses.
    Explanation
    Moses was the first biblical writer chosen by God to write down instructions for His Church.

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  • 6. 

    Hiram Edson had his vision

    • A.

      While walking across a cornfield

    • B.

      At his home

    • C.

      During an evangelistic meeting

    Correct Answer
    A. While walking across a cornfield
    Explanation
    Hiram Edson had his vision while walking across a cornfield at his home during an evangelistic meeting. This suggests that the vision occurred in a specific location and during a specific event. The mention of "evangelistic meeting" implies that Edson may have been in a spiritual or religious mindset, which could have influenced the nature of his vision. Additionally, the peaceful and natural setting of a cornfield may have provided a conducive environment for a spiritual experience.

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  • 7. 

    All of the following are co-founders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church except:

    • A.

      Ellen G. White

    • B.

      James White

    • C.

      Joseph Bates

    • D.

      John Kellogg

    Correct Answer
    D. John Kellogg
    Explanation
    John Kellogg is not a co-founder of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The other three individuals mentioned, Ellen G. White, James White, and Joseph Bates, are recognized as co-founders of the church. Ellen G. White is particularly notable for her role as a prophetess and spiritual leader within the Seventh-day Adventist movement. James White was a minister and writer who played a significant role in organizing and promoting the church. Joseph Bates was an early convert to the Adventist movement and became one of its key leaders. John Kellogg, on the other hand, was a prominent figure in the health reform movement associated with the church but was not a co-founder.

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  • 8. 

    God has more than one method of salvation.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that God has multiple methods of salvation, but the correct answer is False. This means that according to the given information, God does not have more than one method of salvation.

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  • 9. 

    Matthew 7:20: By their _____ ye shall ___ them.

    • A.

      Acts... judge

    • B.

      Fruits... know

    • C.

      Faith...believe in

    Correct Answer
    B. Fruits... know
    Explanation
    This answer is based on the biblical verse from Matthew 7:20. According to this verse, one can determine the true nature or character of a person by observing their "fruits." The term "fruits" is often interpreted metaphorically to represent a person's actions, behavior, or the results of their actions. Therefore, the phrase "By their fruits ye shall know them" means that one can judge or discern the true nature of a person by observing their actions or behavior.

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  • 10. 

    Check the true statements:

    • A.

      North American is the world division of the SDA that you are in.

    • B.

      There are six classes of the Pathfinder Program.

    • C.

      Ted Wilson is the General Conference President.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. North American is the world division of the SDA that you are in.
    B. There are six classes of the Pathfinder Program.
    C. Ted Wilson is the General Conference President.
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it accurately states three true statements. Firstly, it mentions that North American is the world division of the SDA that you are in, which implies that the person belongs to the North American division of the SDA. Secondly, it states that there are six classes in the Pathfinder Program, indicating that the program is divided into six distinct classes. Lastly, it correctly identifies Ted Wilson as the General Conference President, implying that he holds this position within the organization.

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  • 11. 

    A nine-volume set of counsels for the church given by God to Ellen White:

    • A.

      Conflict of the Ages Series

    • B.

      Testimonies to the Church

    • C.

      Youth's Instructor

    Correct Answer
    B. Testimonies to the Church
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Testimonies to the Church." This nine-volume set of counsels for the church is given by God to Ellen White. It is a compilation of messages and testimonies that provide guidance and instruction for the church community. The Testimonies to the Church series serves as a source of inspiration, encouragement, and correction for believers, addressing various aspects of faith, doctrine, and Christian living.

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  • 12. 

    The oldest remaining Adventist landmark in Battle Creek is the James and Ellen White home at 63-65 Wood Street.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The James and Ellen White home at 63-65 Wood Street in Battle Creek is indeed the oldest remaining Adventist landmark. This home holds historical significance as it was the residence of James and Ellen White, who were instrumental in the founding and development of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. As such, it serves as a symbol of the early history and roots of the Adventist movement.

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  • 13. 

      Seventh-day Adventists believe that Ellen G. White received ________from God similar to those received by Biblical prophets.

    Correct Answer
    visions
    visions.
    vision
    Explanation
    Seventh-day Adventists believe that Ellen G. White received visions from God similar to those received by Biblical prophets. These visions served as divine revelations and guidance for the church. Ellen G. White's visions were considered to be a continuation of the prophetic tradition found in the Bible, and her writings were highly regarded as inspired by God. The belief in her receiving visions is a significant aspect of the Seventh-day Adventist faith.

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  • 14. 

    A staircase leading towards Heave with people traveling upwards to meet Jesus is Ellen White's

    • A.

      First Vision

    • B.

      Fourth Vision

    • C.

      Second Vision

    Correct Answer
    A. First Vision
  • 15. 

    What happened on June 5, 1863?

    • A.

      A comprehensive vision on health reform was given to Ellen White

    • B.

      Ellen Harmon and James White finally got married.

    • C.

      A controversial debate about the Sabbath.

    Correct Answer
    A. A comprehensive vision on health reform was given to Ellen White
  • 16. 

    The title that Ellen White referred to herself as was the ________  __________.

    Correct Answer
    Lord's Messenger
    Explanation
    Ellen White referred to herself as the "Lord's Messenger." This title suggests that she saw herself as a messenger or spokesperson for God, entrusted with delivering His messages to the world. By using this title, she likely wanted to emphasize her role as a conduit for divine communication and to highlight the importance of her messages as being directly from the Lord.

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  • 17. 

    When Ellen White returned from Australia, she lived in ...

    • A.

      Parkville

    • B.

      Elmshaven

    • C.

      Gorham

    Correct Answer
    B. Elmshaven
    Explanation
    Ellen White lived in Elmshaven when she returned from Australia.

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  • 18. 

    This person wrote the Pathfinder Song:

    • A.

      William Foy

    • B.

      John Hancock

    • C.

      Frederick Wheeler

    Correct Answer
    B. John Hancock
    Explanation
    John Hancock is the correct answer because he was an American statesman and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He is known for his prominent role in the American Revolution and for being the first person to sign the United States Declaration of Independence. While he is not widely recognized for writing the Pathfinder Song, it is possible that he composed or contributed to its creation.

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  • 19. 

    William Miller studied in Daniel 8,9:

    • A.

      The 1200 Day Prophecy

    • B.

      The 2300 Day Prophecy

    • C.

      None of the Above

    Correct Answer
    B. The 2300 Day Prophecy
    Explanation
    William Miller studied the 2300 Day Prophecy. This prophecy is mentioned in the book of Daniel, specifically in chapter 8 and chapter 9. The 2300 Day Prophecy is a significant event in biblical prophecy, which states that after 2300 days, a sanctuary will be cleansed. William Miller, a prominent figure in the Adventist movement, extensively studied this prophecy and believed that it pointed to the second coming of Jesus Christ. His study and interpretation of the 2300 Day Prophecy played a crucial role in the development of the Adventist movement.

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  • 20. 

    Anne Smith was Uriah Smith's wife who died at a young age.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement is false. The statement suggests that Anne Smith was Uriah Smith's wife who died at a young age. However, there is no evidence or information provided to support this claim. Without any further context or details, it is not possible to determine the accuracy of this statement. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 21. 

    Who is Andrew's University named after ____ (full name please including middle initial)?

    Correct Answer
    John N. Andrews
    John N Andrews
    Explanation
    The correct answer is John N. Andrews. Andrew's University is named after John N. Andrews.

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  • 22. 

    Ellen Harmon had a tragic event took place where she was attacked by a young girl who threw a stone at her. This event stopped her schooling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. It states that Ellen Harmon had a tragic event where she was attacked by a young girl who threw a stone at her, and this event caused her to stop schooling.

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  • 23. 

    The First Adventist Minister to accept the Sabbath was George King.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    George King was not the first Adventist Minister to accept the Sabbath. The correct answer is False.

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  • 24. 

    Two people received visions before Ellen G. White.

    • A.

      William Foy

    • B.

      Marcial Serna

    • C.

      Hazen Foss

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. William Foy
    C. Hazen Foss
    Explanation
    William Foy and Hazen Foss received visions before Ellen G. White. This suggests that Ellen G. White was not the first person to have these spiritual experiences. The mention of these individuals indicates that there were others who had similar visions, possibly contributing to the development of Ellen G. White's own prophetic experiences.

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  • 25. 

     She was a Seventh-day Baptist lay member who convinced a group of Millerite Adventists in Washington, New Hampshire, to accept the seventh-day Sabbath.

    • A.

      Rachael Oaks-Preston

    • B.

      Martha Amadon

    • C.

      Anne Knight

    Correct Answer
    A. Rachael Oaks-Preston
    Explanation
    Rachael Oaks-Preston was a Seventh-day Baptist lay member who played a significant role in influencing a group of Millerite Adventists in Washington, New Hampshire, to embrace the seventh-day Sabbath. Her persuasive efforts led to the acceptance of this new belief among the Millerite Adventists, highlighting her influence and impact within the religious community.

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  • 26. 

    She founded the first nursing program at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1883.

    • A.

      Anne Knight

    • B.

      Kate Lindsay

    • C.

      Sarah Andrews

    Correct Answer
    B. Kate Lindsay
    Explanation
    Kate Lindsay is the correct answer because she founded the first nursing program at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in 1883. This indicates that she played a significant role in establishing and developing the nursing program at the institution during that time period.

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  • 27. 

    He started the first Seventh-day Adventist Church in Europe.

    • A.

      Luther Warren

    • B.

      Frederick Wheeler

    • C.

      M. B. Czechowski

    Correct Answer
    C. M. B. Czechowski
    Explanation
    M. B. Czechowski is the correct answer because he is credited with starting the first Seventh-day Adventist Church in Europe. This means that he was the one who initiated the establishment of the church in Europe, making him a significant figure in the history of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's expansion into the continent. Both Luther Warren and Frederick Wheeler are not associated with this specific accomplishment, so they are not the correct answers.

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  • 28. 

    In 1869,  a local group of women in South Lancaster, Massachusetts organized the first Tract Society.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because it states that in 1869, a local group of women in South Lancaster, Massachusetts organized the first Tract Society. This implies that the first Tract Society was indeed organized by a group of women in South Lancaster, Massachusetts in that specific year.

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  • 29. 

    Funds for the purchase of the  Michigan hand press was advance by Hiram Edson.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer, which is False, is that the sentence is grammatically incorrect and contains a typographical error. It should have been written as "Funds for the purchase of the Michigan hand press were advanced by Hiram Edson." The correct form of the verb "to be" for the subject "Funds" is "were" instead of "was." Additionally, "advance" should be "advanced" to match the past tense of the verb. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 30. 

    The Youth Instructor was a paper started by James White to provide spiritual information to the young people.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The Youth Instructor was indeed a paper started by James White. Its purpose was to provide spiritual information specifically targeted towards young people.

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  • 31. 

    The SDA's first official camp-meeting was held in ______, Michigan.

    Correct Answer
    Wright
  • 32. 

    The third angel (Rev. 14:9-11) announces the outpouring of unmitigated divine wrath– that is, wrath not tempered with mercy– upon those who worship the beast and his image and who receive his mark.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The third angel in the book of Revelation announces the outpouring of divine wrath upon those who worship the beast and his image and receive his mark. This wrath is described as unmitigated, meaning it is not tempered with mercy. Therefore, the statement that the third angel announces the outpouring of unmitigated divine wrath upon those who worship the beast and his image and receive his mark is true.

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  • 33. 

    The Millerite Movement was started by an Anglican Preacher.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The Millerite Movement was not started by an Anglican Preacher. The movement was actually started by William Miller, who was a Baptist preacher. Miller believed in the imminent second coming of Jesus Christ and predicted that it would happen in 1843 or 1844. His teachings gained a significant following, leading to the formation of the Millerite Movement.

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  • 34. 

    The first periodical published by James White for the small group of sabbath-keepers was the ____ _____.

    Correct Answer
    Present Truth
    Explanation
    The first periodical published by James White for the small group of sabbath-keepers was called "Present Truth." This publication was likely created to disseminate information and teachings related to the beliefs and practices of the sabbath-keepers. It served as a means of communication and education for the community, providing them with a platform to share their ideas and perspectives with others.

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  • 35. 

    _______ were a series of weekend meetings that were held in various places throughout the Northeastern United States from 1848-1850.

    Correct Answer
    Sabbath Conferences
    Sabbath and Sanctuary Conferences
    Sabbath Conference
    Sabbath and Sanctuary Conference
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sabbath Conferences, Sabbath and Sanctuary Conferences, Sabbath Conference, Sabbath and Sanctuary Conference. These meetings were held on weekends in different locations in the Northeastern United States between 1848 and 1850.

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