Midwest Augustinian History: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    The first Augustinian friar in the United States arrived in Philadelphia in which year?

    • A.

      1794

    • B.

      1812

    • C.

      1865

    • D.

      1974

    Correct Answer
    A. 1794
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1794. In this year, the first Augustinian friar arrived in Philadelphia, marking the establishment of the Augustinian order in the United States. This event holds historical significance as it paved the way for the growth and influence of the Augustinian community in the country.

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  • 2. 

    The first Augustinian foundation in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains was in which city?

    • A.

      Detroit

    • B.

      Chicago

    • C.

      Omaha

    • D.

      Tulsa

    Correct Answer
    B. Chicago
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Chicago because it was the first city to have an Augustinian foundation in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains. This means that Chicago was the first city in that region to establish a religious institution or community based on the teachings of Saint Augustine.

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  • 3. 

    The Roman Catholic bishop who first invited the Augustinians to live and minister in the midwestern United States was:

    • A.

      James Quigley

    • B.

      John Carroll

    • C.

      John Rosseter

    • D.

      Matthew Carr

    Correct Answer
    A. James Quigley
    Explanation
    James Quigley is the correct answer because he was the Roman Catholic bishop who first invited the Augustinians to live and minister in the midwestern United States.

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  • 4. 

    The first Augustinian friar to live and minister in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains was:

    • A.

      James F. Green

    • B.

      Mark C, Brown

    • C.

      Anthony W. White

    • D.

      Robert T. Black

    Correct Answer
    A. James F. Green
    Explanation
    James F. Green was the first Augustinian friar to live and minister in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains. This means that he was the first member of the Augustinian religious order to establish a presence and carry out his ministry in this specific region of the United States. The other options, Mark C. Brown, Anthony W. White, and Robert T. Black, are not mentioned as being the first Augustinian friar to do so, making James F. Green the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    The first Augustinian friar in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains arrived in the Midwest in which year?

    • A.

      1776

    • B.

      1905

    • C.

      1941

    • D.

      2006

    Correct Answer
    B. 1905
    Explanation
    In 1905, the first Augustinian friar arrived in the Midwest, making him the first of his order to settle west of the Allegheny Mountains in the United States. This suggests that prior to 1905, there were no Augustinian friars in the Midwest region. The other options, 1776, 1941, and 2006, are not relevant to the arrival of the first Augustinian friar in the Midwest.

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  • 6. 

    The first Augustinian parish and school in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains was named:

    • A.

      Holy Redeemer

    • B.

      St. Augustine

    • C.

      St. Fulgentius

    • D.

      St. Rita

    Correct Answer
    D. St. Rita
    Explanation
    The correct answer is St. Rita. St. Rita was the first Augustinian parish and school in the United States west of the Allegheny Mountains.

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  • 7. 

    The Augustinians of the Midwest were established in which year?

    • A.

      1776

    • B.

      1905

    • C.

      1941

    • D.

      1998

    Correct Answer
    C. 1941
    Explanation
    The Augustinians of the Midwest were established in the year 1941.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of the first elected Provincial (regional superior) of the Augustinians of the Midwest?

    • A.

      William E. Lego

    • B.

      David L. Brecht

    • C.

      Charles J. Melchior

    • D.

      Ruellen P. Fink

    Correct Answer
    D. Ruellen P. Fink
  • 9. 

    The Augustinians of the Midwest currently sponsor or have sponsored foreign missions in which countries?

    • A.

      Algeria and Argentina

    • B.

      Canada and Korea

    • C.

      Viet Nam and Kenya

    • D.

      Peru and Japan

    Correct Answer
    D. Peru and Japan
    Explanation
    The Augustinians of the Midwest currently sponsor or have sponsored foreign missions in Peru and Japan. This means that they have established and supported religious missions in these two countries, likely with the aim of spreading their faith and providing assistance to the local communities.

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  • 10. 

    Augustinian friar Daniel T. Turley, O.S.A. is:

    • A.

      A biologist famous for his study of genetics

    • B.

      The author of eight books about the Bible

    • C.

      The Roman Catholic Bishop of Chulucanas

    • D.

      A television news anchorperson in Lansing, Michigan

    Correct Answer
    C. The Roman Catholic Bishop of Chulucanas
    Explanation
    Augustinian friar Daniel T. Turley, O.S.A. holds the position of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Chulucanas. This means that he is responsible for overseeing the Catholic diocese located in Chulucanas.

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  • 11. 

    The Augustinians of the Midwest are also known as the Province of Our Mother of ________  ____________. 

    Correct Answer
    Good Counsel
    Explanation
    The Augustinians of the Midwest are commonly referred to as the Province of Our Mother of Good Counsel. This name is used to identify and distinguish this particular group of Augustinians within the Midwest region.

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