The Medieval Church

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Church Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is based on the teachings from the School of Discipleship at Hope Church, Wednesday, September 28, 2011.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The beginning of Islam was in
    • A. 

      AD 510

    • B. 

      BC 202

    • C. 

      AD 610

    • D. 

      AD 930

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    The reason icons and statues were so important to those in the eastern church was because
    • A. 

      They reminded them of Jesus or Mary or whoever the image was of

    • B. 

      They worshiped the statue/icon itself

    • C. 

      They were a physical representation of a spiritual reality and assisted them in their devotion

    • D. 

      They felt that God was too holy to pray to directly, so they prayed to the statues and icons.

  • 3. 
    The reason Charlemagne (King Charles) had such a great results in his ‘evangelistic’ campaign was because
    • A. 

      He was such a good preacher

    • B. 

      He threatened to cut off their heads if they didn’t convert

    • C. 

      He taught his people how to share one-on-one and sent them out

    • D. 

      He heavily taxed them if they chose not to convert

  • 4. 
    The first Crusade was launched in order to re-claim Jerusalem from the Muslims. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Roman Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation says that the elements of the Lord’s Supper (the wine/juice and the bread)
    • A. 

      Literally become the actual body and blood of Christ

    • B. 

      Is simply a spiritual presence of the body and blood of Christ

    • C. 

      Are reminders of the body and the blood of Christ

    • D. 

      Are actually the body and blood of Christ in heaven, but here on earth are simply material elements.

  • 6. 
    A turning point for Saint Francis of Assisi was
    • A. 

      When he failed at being a Crusader

    • B. 

      When he kissed a leper

    • C. 

      When he gave the clothes he was wearing back to his father

    • D. 

      When he and his followers went before the Pope

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Who wrote the Summa Theologica (or the Summation of Theology)
    • A. 

      Martin Luther

    • B. 

      St. Francis

    • C. 

      Pope John Paul

    • D. 

      Thomas Aquinas

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The Black Plague was so horrific and took so many lives that they made a nursery rhythm out of it.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    One of the things that John Wycliffe was a huge proponent for was keeping the Bible in the Latin Vulgate version.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    John Hus was so hated by the Roman Catholic Church was because of his stands against the church, so they
    • A. 

      Tarred and feathered him in public to humiliate him

    • B. 

      Burnt him at the stake

    • C. 

      Excommunicated him and deported him to Crete

    • D. 

      Imprisoned him for the rest of his life

  • 11. 
    Joan of Arc, even though a woman, led the French army into victory after victory.  As a reward for her bravery and leadership, the French king
    • A. 

      Made her a saint, to be named St. Joan of Arc

    • B. 

      Married her and made her his queen

    • C. 

      Gave her a castle and a region in France to govern

    • D. 

      Burned her at the stake as a heretic

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    The development of the printing press in 1453 was actually a major reason for the coming Reformation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False