Asbury 200 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Francis Asbury was born on 20th August 1745, at Hamstead Bridge, Staffordshire. The family soon moved, which of these houses did Asbury spend most of his childhood in?
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 2. 
    When was Asbury baptised?
    • A. 

      30th August 1745

    • B. 

      2nd September 1745

    • C. 

      13th September 1745

    • D. 

      He wasn’t

  • 3. 
    What nickname was Asbury given at school?
    • A. 

      The Religious Boy

    • B. 

      Moral One

    • C. 

      Upright Man

    • D. 

      Methodist Parson

  • 4. 
    Asbury was an apprentice from age 14. What is the name of this object which he learned to make?  
    • A. 

      A spurge

    • B. 

      A blatten

    • C. 

      A chape

    • D. 

      A pollit

  • 5. 
    Whilst still an apprentice Asbury became a class leader and then a local preacher.  What time did he ask his mother to wake him up in the morning?
    • A. 

      4am

    • B. 

      5am

    • C. 

      6am

    • D. 

      7am

  • 6. 
    At what age did Asbury become a travelling preacher?
    • A. 

      18

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      28

  • 7. 
    The annual Methodist Conference was established by John Wesley to help him know what was happening, and what was needed in different parts of the country, as Methodism was growing at a fast rate. Asbury became a member of the Methodist Conference in 1768, to what circuit was he assigned?
    • A. 

      Bedfordshire

    • B. 

      Wiltshire

    • C. 

      Colchester

    • D. 

      Staffordshire

  • 8. 
    Asbury left England on 4th September 1771. He set sail from Pill near Bristol for America. How long did his journey take?
    • A. 

      30 days

    • B. 

      53 days

    • C. 

      10 days

    • D. 

      70 days

  • 9. 
    Francis Asbury was ordained to become co-superintendent (leader) of the American Methodist Church alongside Thomas Coke. When was Asbury ordained?
    • A. 

      Easter Day 1784

    • B. 

      Christmas Day 1784

    • C. 

      New Years Day 1785

    • D. 

      Good Friday 1784

  • 10. 
    Francis Asbury is often described as “the Prophet of the Long Road”. Approximately how many miles is he estimated to have ridden in America?
    • A. 

      270,000

    • B. 

      10,000

    • C. 

      2,000

    • D. 

      100,000