Sacraments Quiz

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Sacrament Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of the seven sacraments.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When were the seven sacraments formally defined by the Church?
    • A. 

      The Council of Trent

    • B. 

      The First Vatican Council

    • C. 

      The Council of Nicaea

  • 2. 
    What are the three sacraments of initiation?
    • A. 

      Baptism

    • B. 

      Reconciliation

    • C. 

      Eucharist

    • D. 

      Confirmation

    • E. 

      Holy orders

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are NOT Sacraments of Healing?
    • A. 

      Extreme Unction

    • B. 

      Reconciliation

    • C. 

      Baptism

    • D. 

      Anointing of the Sick

    • E. 

      Penance

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are Sacraments of Vocation?
    • A. 

      Eucharist

    • B. 

      Holy Orders

    • C. 

      Extreme Unction

    • D. 

      Matrimony

    • E. 

      Marriage

  • 5. 
    Which of these is called the "sacraments of Christian maturity?"
    • A. 

      Matrimony

    • B. 

      Confirmation

    • C. 

      Eucharist

  • 6. 
    Which parable teaches us about the sacrament of Reconciliation?
    • A. 

      The Prodigal Son

    • B. 

      The Sower of the Seed

    • C. 

      The Good Samaritan

  • 7. 
    What is the moment of forgiveness in the sacrament of Reconciliation?
    • A. 

      The act of contrition

    • B. 

      The absolution

    • C. 

      The act of penance

  • 8. 
    The word "baptism" means _______.
    • A. 

      Washing

    • B. 

      Immersion

    • C. 

      Forgiveness

  • 9. 
    Who generally should not receive the Eucharist without first going to confession?
    • A. 

      Those who are engaged

    • B. 

      Those conscious of grave sin

    • C. 

      Those who are divorced

  • 10. 
    Confirmation recalls the coming of the Holy Spirit to the first Christians on _______.
    • A. 

      Easter

    • B. 

      Ascension

    • C. 

      Pentecost

  • 11. 
    Which sacrament is a special sign of the covenant between Christ and his Church?
    • A. 

      Reconciliation

    • B. 

      Matrimony

    • C. 

      Anointing of the Sick

  • 12. 
    The Anointing of the Sick can lead to physical healing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which is called the "sacrament of conversion?"
    • A. 

      Baptism

    • B. 

      Reconciliation

    • C. 

      Eucharist

  • 14. 
    Who can perform a valid confirmation?
    • A. 

      Bishop

    • B. 

      Priest with permission of the Bishop

    • C. 

      Priest in an emergency situation

    • D. 

      Priest in any situation

    • E. 

      Lay person with permission of the Bishop

  • 15. 
    Who can consecrate Eucharist?
    • A. 

      Bishop

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Deacon

    • D. 

      Nun with permission of the Bishop

    • E. 

      Lay person with permission of the Bishop

  • 16. 
    Who can distribute the Eucharist?
    • A. 

      Bishop

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Deacon

    • D. 

      Lay person authorized by Bishop or priest

    • E. 

      In case of emergency, any lay person

  • 17. 
    Who can hear confession and give absolution?
    • A. 

      Bishop

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Deacon authorized by priest or bishop

    • D. 

      Nun authorized by priest or bishop

    • E. 

      In an emergency, any lay person

  • 18. 
    Who can Anoint the Sick?
    • A. 

      Bishop

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Deacon

    • D. 

      Nun

    • E. 

      In any emergency, any lay person

  • 19. 
    Who can confer Holy Orders?
    • A. 

      Bishop (normally 3)

    • B. 

      Priest (normally 3)

    • C. 

      Deacon (normally 3)

    • D. 

      Nun (normally 3)

    • E. 

      In an emergency, any 3 lay persons

  • 20. 
    Who confers the Sacrament of Matrimony?
    • A. 

      Bishop

    • B. 

      Priest

    • C. 

      Husband and wife to each other, normally with clergy as a witness

    • D. 

      Husband and wife to each other, without witnesses

  • 21. 
    What is normally required for a valid baptism?
    • A. 

      Water poured on the recipient's head once

    • B. 

      Water poured on the recipient's head 3 times

    • C. 

      Recitation of the formula: "I baptize you in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit."

    • D. 

      Recitation of the formula: "You are baptized in the name of Jesus Christ."

    • E. 

      Recitation of the formula: "With this water, your sins are washed away. Welcome to God's family."

  • 22. 
    In the Sacrament of Confirmation, which of the following occurs?
    • A. 

      Baptismal grace is confirmed and strengthened

    • B. 

      The recipient becomes an adult in the church

    • C. 

      Catholic education is now complete

    • D. 

      The recipient becomes a soldier in Christ's army

    • E. 

      The recipient now has the right to vote on Church laws