Here I Stand: Chapter 1

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Martin Luther King Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz over Chapter 1 of Bainton's biography of Martin Luther.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To whom did Luther, the young university student, cry out when he became terrified in a severe thunderstorm?
    • A. 

      St. Francis

    • B. 

      St. Anne

    • C. 

      St. Jude

    • D. 

      St. Christopher

  • 2. 
    The author of Here I Stand, Roland Bainton, says that Luther was above all a man of...
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Passion

    • C. 

      Scholarship

    • D. 

      Religion

  • 3. 
    Luther's treatment by his parents is best described as...
    • A. 

      Both loving and harsh.

    • B. 

      Much too harsh.

    • C. 

      Much too lenient.

    • D. 

      Emotionally detached.

  • 4. 
    Luther said that one time at school he was caned some ____________ times in a single morning.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Ten

    • C. 

      Fifteen

    • D. 

      Twenty

  • 5. 
    The principal component of Luther's early education involved learning...
    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      Greek

    • C. 

      Hebrew

    • D. 

      German

  • 6. 
    Luther not only loved music and singing but also played a musical instrument. Which instrument did he play?
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Violin

    • C. 

      Lute

    • D. 

      Organ

  • 7. 
    People in Luther's day believed that being a monk made a person more apt to be received into heaven. They called it "taking up the ______________."
    • A. 

      Cross

    • B. 

      Cowl

    • C. 

      Cloister

    • D. 

      Cell

  • 8. 
    One of the more important orders of monks in Luther's early life was the...
    • A. 

      Augustinian Order.

    • B. 

      Cistercian Order.

    • C. 

      Dominican Order.

    • D. 

      Society of the Jesuits.

  • 9. 
    When Luther determined to become a monk, he joined a ________________ order.
    • A. 

      Augustinian

    • B. 

      Cistercian

    • C. 

      Dominican

    • D. 

      Jesuit

  • 10. 
    When Luther joined his order of monks, he had to make vows and...
    • A. 

      Have his hair tonsured (cut like a bowl with the back shaved).

    • B. 

      Exchange his regular clothes for a monks robe.

    • C. 

      Promise a lif eof poverty.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 11. 
    When his dad found out he had joined an order of monks, he was...
    • A. 

      Very happy.

    • B. 

      Sad but proud..

    • C. 

      Absolutely furious.

    • D. 

      Heartbroken.

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