Do You Know About Church History? Trivia Quiz

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Sadlier Faith and Witness: A Course on the People of God quiz on chapter 5: "A Time of Crisis and Challenge"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The Crusades

    • B. 

      Priests slacked off on their duties

    • C. 

      Inquisition

    • D. 

      Lack of understanding of Baptism

    • E. 

      Religious orders lost their passion for religion

    • F. 

      The papacy delined

  • 2. 
    ___________ was elected pope, but decided to live in Avignon, France instead of Rome.
  • 3. 
    Living in Avignon:
    • A. 

      Disgraced the entire Catholic Church.

    • B. 

      Put the popes under the pressure of the French king.

    • C. 

      Allowed popes to make their own decisions, free of opinions from other religious leaders.

    • D. 

      Made them lazy and immoral

  • 4. 
    Pope Gregory XI left France and returned to Rome. He died, and ____________ was elected.
  • 5. 
    After Urban VI was elected, the cardinals, especially the French ones....
    • A. 

      .Regretted their choice since he turned out to be a harsh reformer.

    • B. 

      Attempted to assinate the pope.

    • C. 

      Said the Roman mob had forced them to vote for him since he was Italian.

    • D. 

      Claimed that Urban VI was not the legitimate pope

    • E. 

      Gave him great respect for his new ideas

  • 6. 
    The nephew of the French king, _________, was elected the antipope and established the papacy in Avignon.
  • 7. 
    When Urban VI and Clement VII died, each was replaced by a bishop who claimed to be the real pope. This state of affairs went on for almost 40 years, and is called the ________________.
  • 8. 
    The council at Pisa, Italy....
    • A. 

      Picked the Roman pope as the legitimate pope.

    • B. 

      Ended the Great Schism

    • C. 

      Demanded that all popes live in Rome.

    • D. 

      Created a third pope, Alexander V.

  • 9. 
    The Council of ________ ended the Great Schism, but claimed ____________.
  • 10. 
    Clement V---->Gregory XI---->________------>Clement VII----->Alexander V----->Martin V
  • 11. 
    Christian humanists believed the key to Church reform was:
    • A. 

      Prayer

    • B. 

      Love of the arts

    • C. 

      Education

    • D. 

      Rebirth

  • 12. 
    Who published a Greek/Latin translation of the New Testament?
  • 13. 
    The Renaissance papacy is usually dated from _________, who established the Vatican Library.
  • 14. 
     Who was "Papa Terrible"? Pope__________
  • 15. 
    St. ______________ and others made it a high priority to have good and holy priests.