How Well Do You Know About Church? Trivia Facts Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Church? Trivia Facts Quiz

How Well Do You Know About Church? The church is seen to have been reborn with the ascension of Jesus and as the years pass, there have been a lot of churches coming up that are different from the original in one way or another. Take up the quiz and get to see just how much you now about the history and current church.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following describes THE Catholic Church.
    • A. 

      It has 1.2 billion people

    • B. 

      It includes all bishops and their diocese who are in communion with the pope

    • C. 

      The only thing that matters is the individual

    • D. 

      It includes only one particular culture

  • 2. 
    The Greek root word for Church means the following.
    • A. 

      Of the Lord

    • B. 

      Jesus' main language growing up was Greek

    • C. 

      Building

    • D. 

      A group

  • 3. 
    What is the key activity that takes place inside a Catholic Church?
    • A. 

      Entertainment

    • B. 

      Concerts

    • C. 

      Liturgy

    • D. 

      Reading

  • 4. 
    A local Church community, such as Saint Adalbert's, is best described by this word:
    • A. 

      Diocese

    • B. 

      A building

    • C. 

      Parish

    • D. 

      THE Catholic Church

  • 5. 
    The following defines a diocesan church
    • A. 

      It only has one church building.

    • B. 

      Jesus' glorified body in heaven

    • C. 

      It is a territory under one bishop

    • D. 

      Saint Joseph High School is part of the diocese of Fort Wayne, South Bend.

  • 6. 
    How do we know the 4 marks describe the Church?
    • A. 

      They are part of the Church's constitution

    • B. 

      They were taught by Karl Marx, and his brother, Groucho

    • C. 

      They are in the Nicene Creed.

    • D. 

      They were made up by Pope John Paul II

  • 7. 
    The following meaning of the word, 'Church,' does NOT apply to Catholicism
    • A. 

      A denomination

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Parish

    • D. 

      A building

  • 8. 
    The fact that the The Church's mission is to proclaim God's word is an example of the following model of the Church
    • A. 

      Herald

    • B. 

      Sacrament

    • C. 

      Body of Christ

    • D. 

      Community of Disciples

  • 9. 
    The Fact that the Church makes us holy through Jesus' grace is an example of the following model of the Church
    • A. 

      Herald

    • B. 

      Institution

    • C. 

      Servant

    • D. 

      Sacrament

  • 10. 
    The fact that the Church imitates Jesus when He washes the disciples' feet is an example of the following model of the Church
    • A. 

      Institution

    • B. 

      Herald

    • C. 

      Sacrament

    • D. 

      Servant

  • 11. 
    The fact that each member of the Church is given a unique mission that the whole Church needs is an example of the following model of the Church
    • A. 

      Sacrament

    • B. 

      Herald

    • C. 

      Institution

    • D. 

      Body of Christ

  • 12. 
    The fact that the Church prays for the world, feeds the hungry, and advocates for the correcting injustices like abortion and discrimination is an example of the following model of the Church.
    • A. 

      Sacrament

    • B. 

      Institution

    • C. 

      Servant

    • D. 

      Herald

  • 13. 
    Which came first?
    • A. 

      The Church

    • B. 

      The New Testament

  • 14. 
    People are part of the Church when they are baptized, rather than being born into it. Nevertheless, the Church is called this because of it.
    • A. 

      The family of God.

    • B. 

      The Blessed Virgin Mary

    • C. 

      The Temple of the Holy Spirit

    • D. 

      The seed of the Kingdom

  • 15. 
    The people of Israel are called God's chosen people. Those who are brought into the communion of the Catholic Church are called this:
    • A. 

      The word of the Kingdom

    • B. 

      The Blessed Virgin Mary

    • C. 

      The Elect.

    • D. 

      The Pillar and Foundation of Truth

  • 16. 
    In the Old Testament, the following was where God dwelt. That is why the Church is called this.
    • A. 

      The Pillar and Foundation of Truth

    • B. 

      The Temple of the Holy Spirit

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Noah's Ark

  • 17. 
    The Church is the People of God. This reminds us of:
    • A. 

      The American Constitution

    • B. 

      The Chosen people of Israel

    • C. 

      Willie Wonka's Chocolate Factory.

    • D. 

      The United Nations.

  • 18. 
    Because the Church initiates people's relationship with Jesus and His grace, it is called this
    • A. 

      The Vine and the Branches

    • B. 

      The Temple of the Holy Spirit

    • C. 

      The seed of the Kingdom

    • D. 

      The pillar and Foundation of Truth.

  • 19. 
    There are many different callings within the Church. Some serve others through work, some pray for the world, some have children and raise them. This is why the following is an image for the Church
    • A. 

      The Pillar and Foundation of Truth

    • B. 

      The Body of Christ

    • C. 

      The Bride of Christ

    • D. 

      The Blessed Virgin Mary

  • 20. 
    The Church is saved from sin by grace. She also is a disciple of Christ. That is why the image for the Church is this.
    • A. 

      The Bride of Christ

    • B. 

      The seed of the Kingdom

    • C. 

      The Body of Christ

    • D. 

      The Blessed Virgin Mary

  • 21. 
    Because the Church was formed from Jesus' side through the blood and water, the Church is called this
    • A. 

      The Bride of Christ

    • B. 

      The Pillar and Foundation of Truth

    • C. 

      The Body of Christ

    • D. 

      The Ark

  • 22. 
    The root word, 'kyriake,' means, "of the Lord." It It implies all the following
    • A. 

      Jesus' people.

    • B. 

      Jesus' building.

    • C. 

      Hebrew word for God.

    • D. 

      Jesus' main language growing up was Greek.

  • 23. 
    Catholics are Church when they do all the following
    • A. 

      Sit under an oak tree by themselves and think about stuff. 

    • B. 

      Gather as a worshipping community.

    • C. 

      Celebrate the Mass. 

    • D. 

      Participate in liturgy. 

  • 24. 
    Church can refer to a building for all these reasons
    • A. 

      It is where Jesus' family gathers together. 

    • B. 

      It is where the Lord's people gather for the Eucharist. 

    • C. 

      It is where the Lord Jesus dwells. 

    • D. 

      It comes from a Latin word that means concrete and glass. 

  • 25. 
    The following are all true about a diocesan church
    • A. 

      It only has one church building.

    • B. 

      It is united under one bishop.

    • C. 

      It has only one Mass per year.

    • D. 

      It covers a particular geographical area. 

  • 26. 
    The following is true about the Catholic Church
    • A. 

      It has over 1.2 billion people. 

    • B. 

      It includes only one particular culture. 

    • C. 

      It includes all bishops who are in communion with the pope. 

    • D. 

      It is often what is meant by, "the Church." 

  • 27. 
    The following are true about the Orthodox Churches
    • A. 

      They are united with each other. 

    • B. 

      They include Russian and Greek Orthodox Churches. 

    • C. 

      They include Muslims. 

    • D. 

      They are in communion with the pope.   

  • 28. 
    Protestant Churches refer to the following
    • A. 

        Groups that have close unity with each other. 

    • B. 

      Separate denominations. 

    • C. 

        Groups that all directly branched off of Catholicism. 

    • D. 

        Groups that were all started at the same time. 

  • 29. 
    The following are true about most of the Protestant Churches started within the last 100 years
    • A. 

      They are independent of all other Churches. 

    • B. 

        They hold strong to the practices that once united all Christians. 

    • C. 

      These Churches mainly started in America. 

    • D. 

      They all directly broke off from the Catholic Church. 

  • 30. 
    What is true about about the Church as the family of God?
    • A. 

        We are descendants of King David.  

    • B. 

      We enter into this family through circumcision, to be descendants of Abraham.

    • C. 

        One must  be born into the ethnic group of Christian. 

    • D. 

      We enter it though the grace of baptism. 

  • 31. 
    The people of Israel are called God's chosen people.  Those who are brought into the communion of the Catholic Church are called this
    • A. 

      The Elect.

    • B. 

        The Circumcised. 

    • C. 

      Bishops

    • D. 

        Descendants. 

  • 32. 
    The Temple in Jerusalem in the Old Testament foreshadowed the Church in this way
    • A. 

      The Church's main center is now the temple in Jerusalem. 

    • B. 

      The Church is where the Holy Spirit dwells.

    • C. 

      The Church has the perfect sacrifice.

    • D. 

      The Church is where Jesus remains as high priest.

  • 33. 
    In the Old Testament, the following was a foreshadowing of heaven
    • A. 

      Mt. Zion

    • B. 

      The Promised land. 

    • C. 

      Jerusalem

    • D. 

      Egypt.

  • 34. 
    The  Church is called a pilgrim people because of the following
    • A. 

      Every Sunday we journey to the Eucharist. 

    • B. 

      The Church's true home is in Rome. 

    • C. 

      The Church is on its way to heaven. 

    • D. 

      The Church's main function is to build Church's. 

  • 35. 
    What does the image of Noah's Ark foreshadow about the Church?
    • A. 

      The Church must preach the good news to every creature. 

    • B. 

        The Church's main job is to teach damnation. 

    • C. 

      The Church is the only way to salvation. 

    • D. 

        The Church's main job is to build boats. 

  • 36. 
    The image of the Vine and the Branches for the Church reminds us of all the following:
    • A. 

      Jesus is the source of the life of the Church and the Christian life.

    • B. 

        Jesus wants us to eat grapes.

    • C. 

      We must remain in Jesus to have life.

    • D. 

      God's life comes to us from Jesus.

  • 37. 
    By describing the Church as the Body of Christ, Saint Paul is emphasizing all the following: 
    • A. 

        Every Catholic is exactly the same. 

    • B. 

      The Church continues to carry out the work of Christ in the world. 

    • C. 

      The Church wants us to grow beards.

    • D. 

      There are many different functions within the Church

  • 38. 
    Pope Pius XII said that the Church is the Mystical Body of Christ.  This means all the following.
    • A. 

      Catholics are really aliens.

    • B. 

      We are connected to all those suffering in purgatory. 

    • C. 

      We are connected to those in heaven right now. 

    • D. 

      All Catholics in the world are connected right now, beyond what we can see.

  • 39. 
    The Church is the seed of the Kingdom. This means all the following:
    • A. 

      It brings people to Jesus.

    • B. 

        All Catholics are perfect.

    • C. 

      The Church's role is to condemn people to hell.

    • D. 

      The Church's mission must be to spread the love, grace, and life of Jesus.

  • 40. 
    The following are all true about the Church as the pillar and foundation of truth.
    • A. 

      It gave us the creeds.

    • B. 

      It gave us the bible.

    • C. 

      It gives us the sacraments. 

    • D. 

      It gave us algebra.

  • 41. 
    The following are true about the Church being the bride of Christ. 
    • A. 

      The Church is definitely a he.

    • B. 

      The Church is made from baptism and Eucharist.

    • C. 

        The Church was created by humans.

    • D. 

      The Church was formed out of the blood and water from the side of Christ. 

  • 42. 
    The blessed Virgin Mary is an image of the Church because of all the following:
    • A. 

      She gives birth to Christ in the world.

    • B. 

      She was the perfect disciple of Christ. 

    • C. 

      She was saved by grace.

    • D. 

      She is the fourth part of the Trinity.