Pre-reformation Church History

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Church Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz to test knowledge of the Catholic Church at and before the time of The Reformation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    From 590 to 1517, The Roman Catholic Church dominated the western world and controlled:
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Philosophy

    • C. 

      Morals

    • D. 

      Education

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The way to salvation was:
    • A. 

      To believe that Pope was the supreme ruler

    • B. 

      Through the Roman Church only

    • C. 

      To believe in the grace of God

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Those who did not become perfect and absolutely sinless in the flesh would
    • A. 

      Go to hell after death

    • B. 

      Have to spend time in purgatory after death before entering Heaven

    • C. 

      Be forgiven upon death and welcomed into Heaven

  • 4. 
    Deceased people who were worshiped by the Roman Catholic Church and became mediators between God and man are known as
    • A. 

      Priests

    • B. 

      Monks

    • C. 

      Saints

    • D. 

      Bishops

  • 5. 
    Forgiveness was granted to a sinner
    • A. 

      Upon praying to God for forgiveness

    • B. 

      Only by a priest

    • C. 

      After saying "I'm sorry" to the one you wronged

  • 6. 
    The act of telling your sins to a priest is called________________________.
  • 7. 
    The "punishment" given after a confession, to insure your sins are forgiven is called
    • A. 

      Penance

    • B. 

      Good works

    • C. 

      Forgiveness

  • 8. 
    Paying a priest for the forgiveness of your sins is known as
    • A. 

      Bribery

    • B. 

      Confession

    • C. 

      Indulgences

    • D. 

      Immorality

  • 9. 
    What was not required in order to become a priest?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Being related to a member of the clergy

    • C. 

      Political connections

    • D. 

      Bible study

  • 10. 
    The period when people accused of heresy against the Catholic Church were rounded up and punished was the
    • A. 

      Inquisition

    • B. 

      Renaissance

    • C. 

      Middle Ages

    • D. 

      Reformation

  • 11. 
    From 1378-1417 there were ___ men claiming to be Pope.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5