How Much Do You Know About The Quakers?

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How Much Do You Know About The Quakers?

Do you have knowledge about The Quakers? Quakers belong to a historically Christian denomination which is known formally as the Religious Society of Friends. It started as a movement in England in the mid- 17th century. This quiz involves knowledge regarding the Quakers’ official name, where the Quakers founded, what century the Quakers were established, and what Pennsylvania was named after. You should, for real, take this phenomenal quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The official name of the Quakers is
    • A. 

      The Religious Society of Quakers

    • B. 

      The Religious Society of Friends

    • C. 

      The Holy Quaker Church

    • D. 

      United Church of Quakers

  • 2. 
    Where were the Quakers founded?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Ireland

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 3. 
    In what century were the Quakers founded?
    • A. 

      1500's

    • B. 

      1600's

    • C. 

      1700's

    • D. 

      1800's

  • 4. 
    Pennsylvania was named after:
    • A. 

      Isaac Pennington

    • B. 

      William Penn

    • C. 

      George Pennobscot

  • 5. 
    Quakers and Shakers are two names for the same religious group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The Quakers and the Amish are the same religious group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who is commonly regarded as the founder of the Quakers?
    • A. 

      George Fox

    • B. 

      William Penn

    • C. 

      Lucretia Mott

    • D. 

      Rufus Jones

  • 8. 
    CHECK OFF ALL STATEMENTS THAT ARE TRUE ABOUT QUAKERS TODAY.
    • A. 

      Today's Quakers still dress in black, brown, or gray clothes.

    • B. 

      Quakers do not attend the theater or other forms of entertainment.

    • C. 

      Quakers gather in silence to worship.

  • 9. 
    How many sacraments are practiced by the Quakers?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      None

  • 10. 
    Quaker communities belonging to the unprogrammed tradition do not have ordained ministers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    William Penn was
    • A. 

      The son of a chimney-sweep

    • B. 

      A farmer

    • C. 

      The son of an admiral of the British navy

    • D. 

      The son of a cobbler

  • 12. 
    In 19th century America, most Quakers were actively involved in the abolition movement.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The principles that Quakers strive to put into practice in their lives include
    • A. 

      Simplicity

    • B. 

      Peace

    • C. 

      Self-righteousness

    • D. 

      Equality

    • E. 

      Integrity

  • 14. 
    Quakers practice tithing (giving 10% of their income to the organization).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING HISTORICAL FIGURES WERE QUAKERS? 
    • A. 

      William Penn

    • B. 

      Sir Isaac Newton

    • C. 

      Lucretia Mott

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Cady Stanton

  • 16. 
    Which of the following expressions is commonly used by Quakers to refer to God?
    • A. 

      The Sacred Heart

    • B. 

      The Font of Wisdom

    • C. 

      The Inner Light

    • D. 

      The Great Spirit

  • 17. 
    Which is characteristic of a Quaker worship service?
    • A. 

      There are two Scripture readings, one from the Old Testament and one from the New Testament

    • B. 

      Worship begins with a hymn sung without instrumental accompaniment.

    • C. 

      The opening prayer is offered by the clerk of the meeting.

    • D. 

      Each person enters the worship space, takes a seat, and worship proceeds in and out of the silence.

  • 18. 
    What was the response of the 17th-century Quaker George Fox when he was invited to fight in Cromwell's army and offered the rank of officer?
    • A. 

      "I cannot accept such a high honor."

    • B. 

      "I will not raise my hand against the Lord's anointed."

    • C. 

      "I live in the virtue of that life and power that takes away the occasion of all wars."

    • D. 

      "Onward, Christian soldiers!"

  • 19. 
    CHECK OFF ALL STATEMENTS THAT ARE TRUE ABOUT THE QUAKERS.
    • A. 

      Quakers avoid swearing oaths.

    • B. 

      Quakers are vegetarians.

    • C. 

      Quakers practice infant baptism.

    • D. 

      Quaker men and women sit separately during meeting for worship.

  • 20. 
    WHICH STATEMENTS CORRECTLY EXPRESS QUAKER BELIEFS?
    • A. 

      Each and every person can come to know God without the need of an intermediary, such as a minister or priest.

    • B. 

      When we gather for worship in silence and stillness, we hear the word of God in our hearts.

    • C. 

      God can speak through others during meeting for worship.

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