Test Your Knowledge Regarding Lent - A Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 4572

SettingsSettingsSettings
Please wait...
Lent Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz to help you learn more about the period before Easter known as Lent.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The forty days Moses spent on Mount Sinai with God (Exodus 24:18)

    • B. 

      Jesus retreated into the wilderness, where he fasted for forty days, and was tempted by the devil (Matthew 4:1-2, Mark 1:12-13, Luke 4:1-2)

    • C. 

      The forty days and nights Elijah spent walking to Mount Horeb (1 Kings 19:8)

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Penance can be expressed in many and various ways

    • B. 

      Penance can be expressed in many and various ways but above all in fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

    • C. 

      By abstaining from meat on Fridays

  • 3. 
    Which is the first day of Lent?
    • A. 

      Ash Wednesday

    • B. 

      Valentine’s Day

    • C. 

      Shrove Tuesday

    • D. 

      Maundy Thursday

  • 4. 
    What is the original meaning of Lent?
    • A. 

      Autumn

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Fast

    • D. 

      Penance

  • 5. 
    Which is the last Sunday of Lent?
    • A. 

      Easter Sunday

    • B. 

      Whit Sunday

    • C. 

      Palm Sunday

    • D. 

      Pentecost Sunday

  • 6. 
    Lent is known to be 40 days long even though from Ash Wednesday to the last Saturday of the season it is 46 days. Why?
    • A. 

      Sundays are not included

    • B. 

      Mondays are not included

    • C. 

      Counting error

    • D. 

      Saturdays are not included

  • 7. 
    Which feast day always comes during Lent?
    • A. 

      Annunciation

    • B. 

      Assumption

    • C. 

      St. Joseph’s Feast

    • D. 

      Presentation

  • 8. 
    How is ash for Ash Wednesday made?
    • A. 

      By burning palms used during previous Palm Sunday

    • B. 

      By burning logs

    • C. 

      By burning books

    • D. 

      By burning clothes

  • 9. 
    On which day is Chrism Mass?
    • A. 

      Ash Wednesday

    • B. 

      Maundy Thursday

    • C. 

      Good Friday

    • D. 

      Palm Sunday

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Day of fast

    • B. 

      Day of abstinence

    • C. 

      Day of penance

    • D. 

      Day when mass is not celebrated

  • 11. 
    Which devotion has special place during Lent?
    • A. 

      Novena

    • B. 

      Triduum

    • C. 

      Stations of the cross

    • D. 

      Retreat

  • 12. 
    Which of the following does not take place on Good Friday?
    • A. 

      Intercessory prayers

    • B. 

      Reading from the scriptures

    • C. 

      Consecration

    • D. 

      Veneration of the cross

  • 13. 
    Which two people appeared with Jesus on the Mount of Transfiguration?
    • A. 

      Abraham & Noah

    • B. 

      Abraham & Adam

    • C. 

      Elijah & Elisha

    • D. 

      Moses & Elijah

  • 14. 
    Which three disciples went with Jesus to the Mountain?
    • A. 

      Peter, James & John

    • B. 

      Matthew, Mark & Luke

    • C. 

      Matthew, Luke & John

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 15. 
    What did Luke say the two Old Testament Saints were discussing with Jesus?
    • A. 

      Their time in heaven

    • B. 

      He didn’t say

    • C. 

      His departure in Jerusalem

    • D. 

      The end of the world

  • 16. 
     What did the Father call Jesus on the Mountain?
    • A. 

      The greatest prophet ever

    • B. 

      The Son of Man

    • C. 

      The Word made flesh

    • D. 

      My beloved Son

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      The Jewish authorities couldn’t execute

    • B. 

      They didn’t agree with Jewish justice

    • C. 

      They were the Conquering army

    • D. 

      They were particular about such things

  • 18. 
    When Pilate wanted to let Jesus go, the Jewish authorities said he would be
    • A. 

      No friend of Caesar

    • B. 

      Out of some bribe money

    • C. 

      In trouble with his wife

    • D. 

      Looking for work

  • 19. 
    The cause of death listed for a crucified man would be…
    • A. 

      Asphyxiation

    • B. 

      Shock

    • C. 

      Loss of blood

    • D. 

      Heart attack

  • 20. 
    After the resurrection the total number of witnesses who saw Jesus alive was about
    • A. 

      500+

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      12