Fifth Grade Religious Ed Assessment

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  • 1. 

    The head of the Catholic Church is the Pope?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The current Pope is Pope Benedict XVI

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  • 2. 

    The liturgical year begins on Christmas?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The liturgical year begins on the 1st Sunday of Advent

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  • 3. 

    Saul was a persecutor of the early Christians?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    and remained so until conversion experience on the road to Damascus

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  • 4. 

    There are 10 Sacraments?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, there are seven Sacraments

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  • 5. 

    The sacrament of the Eucharist began at the Last Supper?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the sacrament of the Eucharist did indeed begin at the Last Supper. During this event, Jesus shared bread and wine with his disciples, instructing them to do the same in his memory. This act of sharing the bread and wine symbolizes the body and blood of Jesus, and it has been practiced by Christians as a sacrament ever since. Therefore, the Eucharist can be traced back to the Last Supper as its origin.

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  • 6. 

    Advent is the season of preparation for Christmas?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Advent is indeed the season of preparation for Christmas. It is a time observed in many Christian traditions to commemorate the anticipation and preparation for the birth of Jesus Christ. Advent usually starts on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and lasts until Christmas Eve. During this period, believers engage in various practices such as lighting Advent candles, reading scripture, praying, and reflecting on the significance of Christ's coming. Therefore, the statement "Advent is the season of preparation for Christmas" is true.

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  • 7. 

    The Body of Christ is another name for the Church?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Body of Christ is another name for the Church because in Christian theology, the Church is often referred to as the Body of Christ. This metaphor emphasizes the idea that all believers are connected to Christ and to one another, forming a unified body that carries out His work on earth. Just as a physical body has many different parts that work together, the Church is made up of diverse individuals who have different gifts and roles but are united in their faith in Christ. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 8. 

    Jesus gather 10 disciples to help him do God's work?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Jesus had 12 disciples

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  • 9. 

    The story of creation is found in the Christian Scriptures or New Testament?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, the sotry of creation is found in the Hebrew Scriptures or Old Testament

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  • 10. 

    The Bible begins with the story of Jesus' birth?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, the story of Creation

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  • 11. 

    Baptism, Reconciliation and Eucharist are the sacraments of initiation?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation are the sacraments of initiation

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  • 12. 

    The Communion Saints refers to all the followers of Jesus, both living and dead.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Communion of Saints is a belief in Christianity that all believers, both those who are alive and those who have died, are part of a spiritual union. This union is based on their shared faith in Jesus Christ. The term "Communion Saints" is used to encompass all followers of Jesus, regardless of whether they are currently living or have passed away. Therefore, the statement that the Communion Saints refers to all the followers of Jesus, both living and dead, is true.

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  • 13. 

    Jesus ascended into heaven 40 days after the Resurrection?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    According to Christian belief, Jesus ascended into heaven 40 days after his resurrection. This event is mentioned in the New Testament of the Bible, specifically in the books of Acts. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared to his disciples multiple times and then ascended into heaven in their presence. This event is significant as it marks the completion of Jesus' earthly ministry and his return to the presence of God in heaven.

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  • 14. 

    We are annointed with oil during the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation, it is a common practice in many Christian denominations to anoint the individual with oil. This act symbolizes the presence of the Holy Spirit and signifies the person's initiation into the faith community. The use of oil in these sacraments has biblical roots and is seen as a way to consecrate and bless the individual, marking them as a member of the Church. Therefore, the statement "We are anointed with oil during the sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation" is true.

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  • 15. 

    A covenant is a solemn promise or agreement?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A covenant is indeed a solemn promise or agreement. It is a binding commitment between two or more parties, often with legal or religious significance. Covenants are typically made with a sense of seriousness and are meant to be upheld and honored by all parties involved. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 16. 

    The feast of Christmas is a holy day of obligation?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The feast of Christmas is considered a holy day of obligation in many Christian traditions. This means that believers are required to attend Mass or worship services on this day to fulfill their religious obligations. Christmas is a significant religious holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, and it holds great importance for Christians worldwide. Therefore, it is expected that believers participate in the religious observance of this day.

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  • 17. 

    The table at which Mass is celebrated is called the altar?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The table at which Mass is celebrated is called the altar. This is because in the Catholic Church, the altar is considered the sacred space where the Eucharist is celebrated and where the bread and wine are consecrated. It is the focal point of the liturgy and represents the presence of Christ. The altar is typically adorned with candles, a crucifix, and other religious symbols, and it is where the priest stands to perform the Mass. Therefore, it is correct to say that the table at which Mass is celebrated is called the altar.

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  • 18. 

    The Incarnation refers to God becoming human in the birth of Jesus?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Incarnation refers to the belief that God took on human form in the birth of Jesus. This concept is central to Christian theology, as it affirms that Jesus is both fully divine and fully human. The Incarnation is considered a fundamental aspect of the Christian faith, as it demonstrates God's love for humanity and his desire to reconcile humanity with himself. The birth of Jesus is seen as the ultimate act of God's self-revelation and his willingness to enter into the human experience. Therefore, the statement "The Incarnation refers to God becoming human in the birth of Jesus" is true.

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  • 19. 

    To sacrifice is to give something up out of love?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sacrifice often involves giving up something valuable or important for the sake of someone or something else. Love is often a motivating factor behind making sacrifices, as people are willing to give up their own desires or needs for the well-being or happiness of others. Therefore, it can be said that sacrificing something out of love is a valid interpretation of the concept of sacrifice.

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  • 20. 

    Jesus sacrificed his life for us on which day

    • A.

      Christmas

    • B.

      Holy Thursday

    • C.

      Good Friday

    • D.

      Easter Sunday

    Correct Answer
    C. Good Friday
    Explanation
    Good Friday is the correct answer because it is the day on which Jesus sacrificed his life for us according to Christian belief. Good Friday is observed as the day of Jesus' crucifixion and death, commemorating his ultimate sacrifice for humanity's sins. It is an important day in the Christian calendar and is marked by solemnity and reflection.

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  • 21. 

    The first book of the Bible is the Book of Genesis?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Book of Genesis is the story of creation

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  • 22. 

    The feast of the Epiphany is when the shepherds came to worship Baby Jesus?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, the three Wise Men came to worship

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  • 23. 

    Jesus was baptized by the Pope?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. It marked the beginning of his public ministry

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  • 24. 

    Most of the liturgical (church) year consists of Lent?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, Ordinary Time

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  • 25. 

    The Mass is a remembrance and celebration of Jesus' sacrifice?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Mass is a remembrance and celebration of Jesus' sacrifice. This is because during the Mass, the Eucharist is celebrated, which is the central act of worship in the Catholic Church. The Eucharist commemorates Jesus' sacrifice on the cross, where he offered his body and blood for the forgiveness of sins. Through the Mass, believers remember and celebrate this sacrifice, expressing their gratitude and receiving the grace and blessings that come from it.

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  • 26. 

    Jesus, Mar and God make up the Holy Family?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, Jesus, Mary and Joseph

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  • 27. 

    Amen is a word that means "I'm done"?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Amen means "I believe" or "I agree"

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  • 28. 

    Jesus grew up in the town of Bethlehem?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, Nazareth

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  • 29. 

    John baptized Jesus in the Dead Sea?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, in the River Jordan

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  • 30. 

    Jesus' rising from the dead is called the Ascension?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, the Resurrection

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  • 31. 

    Saul experienced conversion on the road to Damascus?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, he became a Christian and was renamed "Paul"

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  • 32. 

    When you deliberately break a commandment, you have made a mistake?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, sin

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  • 33. 

    The first part of the Mass is called the Liturgy of the Word?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, it is when the readings take place

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  • 34. 

    Grace means that God lives in and with us?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Grace refers to the divine favor and unconditional love that God extends to humanity. It is believed that through grace, God's presence and power reside within individuals, guiding and empowering them. This concept suggests that God not only exists outside of us but also dwells within us, constantly supporting and sustaining us. Therefore, the statement "Grace means that God lives in and with us" is true, as it accurately captures the essence of grace and its relationship to the divine presence within individuals.

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  • 35. 

    Chrism and a white garment are symbols of the sacrament of Baptism?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The symbols of chrism and a white garment are indeed associated with the sacrament of Baptism. Chrism is a sacred oil that is used to anoint the person being baptized, symbolizing the gift of the Holy Spirit. The white garment represents the new life and purity that the person receives through Baptism. Therefore, it can be concluded that the statement is true.

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  • 36. 

    Confirmation, Holy Eucharist and Reconciliation are all Beatitudes?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is incorrect. Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, and Reconciliation are not Beatitudes. Beatitudes refer to a set of teachings by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount, which describe the qualities and actions that lead to true happiness and blessings. Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, and Reconciliation are sacraments in the Catholic Church that have different purposes and significance.

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  • 37. 

    The Eucharist is the first sacrament we receive?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, it is Baptism

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  • 38. 

    The Holy Trinity consists of God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Holy Trinity is a concept in Christianity that refers to the three persons of God: God the Father, God the Son (Jesus Christ), and God the Holy Spirit. This belief is central to Christian theology and is based on biblical teachings. According to the doctrine, these three persons are distinct yet inseparable, and together they form one God. Therefore, the statement that the Holy Trinity consists of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit is true.

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  • 39. 

    A Eucharistic Prayer is said at every Mass?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In the Catholic Church, a Eucharistic Prayer is indeed said at every Mass. This prayer is a central part of the liturgy and is recited by the priest, who offers thanks and consecrates the bread and wine, believing in their transformation into the body and blood of Jesus Christ. The Eucharistic Prayer is considered a crucial moment in the Mass, as it commemorates the Last Supper and the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Therefore, the statement "A Eucharistic Prayer is said at every Mass" is true.

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  • 40. 

    The Resurrection took place on Easter Sunday?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Resurrection refers to the event in Christian belief where Jesus Christ rose from the dead after being crucified. According to the Bible, this event occurred on the third day after his crucifixion, which is celebrated as Easter Sunday. Therefore, the statement that the Resurrection took place on Easter Sunday is true.

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  • 41. 

    Baptism is the sacrament which welcomes us into the Church?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Baptism is indeed the sacrament that welcomes individuals into the Church. It is a significant ritual in Christianity where a person is immersed in water or has water poured over them, symbolizing purification and rebirth. Through baptism, one becomes a member of the Christian community and is initiated into the Church. This sacrament is considered essential for salvation in many Christian denominations, as it signifies the forgiveness of sins and the beginning of a new life in Christ.

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  • 42. 

    The Christian Scriptures (New Testament) begin with the birth of Jesus?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Christian Scriptures, also known as the New Testament, indeed begin with the birth of Jesus. This event is described in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, which narrate the story of Jesus' birth in Bethlehem. The New Testament then goes on to chronicle Jesus' life, teachings, death, and resurrection, as well as the early Christian community and the spread of Christianity. Therefore, it is accurate to say that the Christian Scriptures start with the birth of Jesus.

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  • 43. 

    The Beatitudes appear in the Christian Scriptures (New Testament)?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Beatitudes are a set of teachings given by Jesus in the New Testament of the Christian Scriptures. They are found in the book of Matthew, specifically in Matthew 5:3-12. In these teachings, Jesus describes the qualities and attitudes that are blessed and favored by God. Therefore, it is correct to say that the Beatitudes appear in the Christian Scriptures.

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  • 44. 

    A statement of beliefs is called a commandment?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, it is a creed

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  • 45. 

    We bring up gifts to the altar during the Liturgy of the Word?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, during the Liturgy of the Eucharist

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  • 46. 

    St. Jerome translated the Bible into Latin so that more people could read the Scriptures?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Yes, at the time of Jerome, Latin was the most common language

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  • 47. 

    The Lord's Prayer is the same as the Apostle's Creed?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, the Our Father

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  • 48. 

    Scriptures is the name for the books of the Bible?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The term "Scriptures" is commonly used to refer to the books of the Bible. The Bible is a collection of religious texts that are considered sacred by Christians. It is divided into two main sections, the Old Testament and the New Testament, which contain various books written by different authors over a long period of time. Therefore, it is correct to say that "Scriptures" is the name for the books of the Bible.

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  • 49. 

    40 days after the Resurrection, Jesus returned to heaven in what is called the Ascension?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    After the Resurrection, Jesus spent 40 days on Earth appearing to his disciples and teaching them about the kingdom of God. At the end of this period, known as the Ascension, Jesus was taken up to heaven in the presence of his disciples. This event is mentioned in the Bible, specifically in the books of Acts and Luke. Therefore, the statement that Jesus returned to heaven in what is called the Ascension is true.

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  • 50. 

    The altar is where the Blessed Sacrament is placed after the Holy Communion is distributed?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    No, the blessed hosts that remain are placed in the tabernacle

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