History Of Christianity Wk 1

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A History Of Christianity Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on the teachings of The School of Discipleship at Hope Church, Wednesday, September 14, 2011.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What early church event created a greater separation between Christianity and Judaism?
    • A. 

      The death of Jesus

    • B. 

      The death of Stephen

    • C. 

      The weird ceremonies of the Christians like the Lord’s Supper

    • D. 

      The 3000 converts on the Day of Pentecost

  • 2. 
    One of the things that created hostility towards the Christians was when Nero blamed the Christians for setting Rome on fire.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Who said this: “Eighty-six years, I have served Christ, and he has done me no wrong.  How can I blaspheme my king, the one who has saved me?”
    • A. 

      The Apostle Paul

    • B. 

      The Apostle Peter

    • C. 

      Domitian

    • D. 

      Polycarp

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Would it be true to say that the formation of Christian theology largely took place because of the heresies that arose?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    One of the most diabolical of all the heresies was Gnosticism because
    • A. 

      It sounded so much like Christianity

    • B. 

      There were so many different strains of it

    • C. 

      It recognized Jesus as the Son of God

    • D. 

      It believed in a resurrection

    • E. 

      None of the above

    • F. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    One of the early heretics was Marcion, he believed that anything purely spiritual in nature had to be evil.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was NOT a way the early church established orthodoxy?
    • A. 

      By establishing a list of which writings were authoritative

    • B. 

      By establishing a creed called The Rule of Faith

    • C. 

      By establishing apostolic succession

    • D. 

      By establishing the criteria for what truly was a miracle

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 8. 
    The Muratorian Canon was a huge canon the Jews used against the Romans in the battle at Masada in AD 70
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Montanus and the two prophetesses named Prisca and Maximilla were so filled with the Holy Spirit that they’re revelations were considered on the same level as the New Testament writings by the majority of the bishops and added to the scriptures.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered a ‘serious sin’ by the early Catholic church?
    • A. 

      Grand Larceny

    • B. 

      Murder

    • C. 

      Sexual immorality

    • D. 

      Denial of Christ (Apostacy)

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    One of the most difficult situations the church had to handle was what to do about those who, in the face of persecution, denied Christ. The Bishop of Carthage decided to
    • A. 

      Excommunicate the person who denied Christ

    • B. 

      Excommunicate the entire family of the person who denied Christ

    • C. 

      Freely forgive them

    • D. 

      Make them do penance

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    Under which emperor did the last and worst persecution take place?
    • A. 

      Galerius

    • B. 

      Diocletian

    • C. 

      Decius

    • D. 

      Constantine

    • E. 

      None of the above