Protestant Reformation Quiz

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Protestant Reformation Quiz


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  • 1. 
    The 16th century revolt which divided Christians into Protestants and Catholics is known as the? (7.H.2.1)
    • A. 

      The Religious Revolts

    • B. 

      The Revolt of the Popes

    • C. 

      The Reformation

    • D. 

      The Great schism

  • 2. 
    Who wrote a list of 95 theses against indulgences and nailed them to the door of the church in Wittenberg?
    • A. 

      Calvin

    • B. 

      Spinoza

    • C. 

      Luther

    • D. 

      Martin Cane

  • 3. 
    The English Reformation began in 1533 when Henry VIII broke with the pope because? (7.C&G.1.4)
    • A. 

      He taxed the Church too high

    • B. 

      The pope refused to grant Henry a divorce from Catherine of Aragon

    • C. 

      The pope sided with the Irish in a revolt against England

    • D. 

      Differences in religious interpretation of the Bible

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Sacrifices should be administered by non-ordained church leaders

    • B. 

      Images of saints is wrong

    • C. 

      Man can reach salvation through his/her own good works and not by buying ritualistic selling of indulgences

    • D. 

      The Church should give away their money

  • 5. 
    What practice allowed people to gain forgiveness by giving the Catholic Church money? (7.E.1.2)
    • A. 

      Golden forgiveness

    • B. 

      Paying indulgences

    • C. 

      Fee for sinners

    • D. 

      Bribing

  • 6. 
    The Catholic Church excommunicated Martin Luther for publishing his 95 Theses, meaning they? (RH.6-8.4)
    • A. 

      Had him killed

    • B. 

      Forgave him

    • C. 

      Read his complaints and tried to address him

    • D. 

      Kicked him out of the church for being a heretic

  • 7. 
    Why did King Henry VIII form the Church of England? (7.C.1.1)
    • A. 

      Because he wanted to have a church of his own

    • B. 

      Because he thought Rome was too far away

    • C. 

      Because the Catholic Church would not allow him to divorce his wife

    • D. 

      Because the Catholic Church did not like England

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Prison

    • B. 

      Not allowed in church

    • C. 

      Exiled from the country

    • D. 

      Put to death

  • 9. 
    Base on the graph below, which group has the largest differential between regular and moderate Attendance? (7.G.2.2)
    • A. 

      All 26 and older

    • B. 

      All 15-25 years

    • C. 

      18-25 years old

    • D. 

      15-17 years old

  • 10. 
    What freedom/right listed is not covered by The First Amendment? (RH.6-8.2)Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances 
    • A. 

      Freedom to voice dissatisfaction with the government

    • B. 

      Freedom to practice religion of our own choosing

    • C. 

      Right to carry a weapon

    • D. 

      Right to meet in non-violent groups

  • 11. 
    When Martin Luther said “my conscience is captive to the Word of God,” he was referring to his belief in  (7.H.1.3) (RH.6-8.2)“Unless I am convinced by Scripture and plain reason... my conscience is captive to the Word of God. I cannot and I will hot recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I cannot do otherwise.”—Martin Luther, Diet of Worms (1517) 
    • A. 

      The supremacy of the Bible over Church policies

    • B. 

      Imprisoning those who disagreed with Church teachings

    • C. 

      Maintaining the unity of the Church

    • D. 

      The need for nepotism

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Commercial Revolution

    • B. 

      Industrial Revolution

    • C. 

      Renaissance

    • D. 

      Protestant Reformation

  • 13. 
    Martin Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses were a call for 
    • A. 

      A religious revolt against the German princes

    • B. 

      Reforms within the Roman Catholic Church

    • C. 

      Greater papal authority

    • D. 

      Crusades to spread Christianity

  • 14. 
    In Western Europe, a major immediate effect of the Reformation was a  (7.H.2.1) (7.C.1.1)
    • A. 

      Renewed domination of the Catholic Church over the German states

    • B. 

      Greater tolerance of religions other than Christianity

    • C. 

      Decrease in educational opportunities for the middle class

    • D. 

      Decline in religious unity and in the power of the Catholic Church

  • 15. 
    Which was a major result of the Reformation?  (7.H.2.1) (7.C.1.1)
    • A. 

      New Christian denominations emerged

    • B. 

      Religious teachings were no longer allowed in the universities

    • C. 

      The Crusades were organized

    • D. 

      The power of the Pope was strengthened

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      The Catholic clergy had lost faith in their religion

    • B. 

      Islam was attracting many converts in Western Europe

    • C. 

      Kings and princes in Northern Europe resented the power of the Catholic Church

    • D. 

      The exploration of the Americas led to the introduction of new religious ideas

  • 17.