Midwest Augustinian History Quiz

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Midwest Augustinian History Quiz

Here's a quiz about the history of the Augustinians of the Midwest. All the answers can be found on the "Augustinians of the Midwest" Web site, Midwest Augustinian History page. Enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The first Augustinian friar in the United States arrived in Philadelphia in which year?
    • A. 

      1794

    • B. 

      1812

    • C. 

      1865

    • D. 

      1974

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 7. 
    The Augustinians of the Midwest were established in which year?
    • A. 

      1776

    • B. 

      1905

    • C. 

      1941

    • D. 

      1998

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 11. 
    Tie-Breaker Question:  The Augustinians of the Midwest are also known as the Province of Our Mother of ________  ____________. (two words)