The Book Of Common Prayer

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  • 1. 

    Who was the main author of the Book of Common Prayer?

    • A. 

      Thomas Cranmer

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      Fritzwilliam Darcy

    • D. 

      Mr. Cole

    Correct Answer
    A. Thomas Cranmer
    Explanation
    Thomas Cranmer was the main author of the Book of Common Prayer. He was an influential figure during the English Reformation and served as the Archbishop of Canterbury during the reign of King Henry VIII. Cranmer played a crucial role in the development of the Church of England and the establishment of its liturgical practices. The Book of Common Prayer, first published in 1549, was a significant contribution to the English language and religious worship, providing a standardized form of worship for the Church of England.

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  • 2. 

    What language was the Book of Common Prayer originally written in? 

    • A. 

      Latin

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Gaelic

    • D. 

      American

    Correct Answer
    B. English
    Explanation
    The Book of Common Prayer was originally written in English. This book, first published in 1549 during the reign of Edward VI, contains the liturgical texts and prayers used in the Anglican tradition. It was a significant milestone in the development of the English language, as it helped to standardize and popularize English as a written and spoken language. The Book of Common Prayer has had a profound influence on the English-speaking world and is still used in Anglican churches today.

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  • 3. 

    What is in the Book of Common Prayer?

    • A. 

      Worship services

    • B. 

      Prayers and bible verses

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    The Book of Common Prayer contains worship services, prayers, and bible verses. It is a liturgical book used in Anglican churches that provides a guide for worship and includes various prayers, blessings, and readings from the Bible. Therefore, the correct answer is "All of the above" as it encompasses all the mentioned elements within the Book of Common Prayer.

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  • 4. 

    In which controversial time period was the Book of Common Prayer written?

    • A. 

      Before Noah built the ark

    • B. 

      The collapse of the Roman Empire

    • C. 

      WWII

    • D. 

      The Protestant Reformation

    Correct Answer
    D. The Protestant Reformation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Protestant Reformation. The Book of Common Prayer was written during a time of religious upheaval and reform in Europe known as the Protestant Reformation. This movement, led by figures such as Martin Luther and John Calvin, sought to challenge and reform the practices of the Catholic Church. The Book of Common Prayer, which was first published in 1549, was a significant part of the English Reformation and helped to establish the Church of England as a separate entity from the Catholic Church.

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  • 5. 

    Which famous British author was influenced by the Book of Common Prayer?

    • A. 

      Jane Austen

    • B. 

      William Shakespeare

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above options (Jane Austen and William Shakespeare) are correct because both authors were influenced by the Book of Common Prayer. The Book of Common Prayer, a liturgical text used in the Anglican tradition, had a significant impact on the language, themes, and religious references in the works of these famous British authors. Jane Austen's novels often include references to the Book of Common Prayer, and William Shakespeare's plays also contain elements influenced by this religious text.

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  • 6. 

    Thomas Cranmer was the guy who annulled King Henry's marriage to Cathrine of Aragon so that Henry could marry Anne Boleyn.

    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Thomas Cranmer was indeed the person who annulled King Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon so that Henry could marry Anne Boleyn. Cranmer, who was the Archbishop of Canterbury at the time, played a crucial role in the English Reformation and was responsible for declaring Henry's marriage to Catherine invalid. This decision ultimately led to the establishment of the Church of England and Henry's subsequent marriage to Anne Boleyn. Therefore, the statement "True" is correct.

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  • 7. 

    What happened to Thomas Cranmer as a result of writing the Book of Common prayer

    • A. 

      He got rich because the Book of Common prayer was a best seller.

    • B. 

      Assassin Rachael Baird hunted him down and shot him in the arm.

    • C. 

      Queens Mary Tudor (bloody Mary) sentenced him to burn at the stake.

    • D. 

      Captain Hook made him walk the plank

    Correct Answer
    C. Queens Mary Tudor (bloody Mary) sentenced him to burn at the stake.
    Explanation
    Thomas Cranmer was sentenced to burn at the stake by Queen Mary Tudor (bloody Mary) as a result of writing the Book of Common Prayer.

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  • 8. 

    Which denomination still uses the Book of Common Prayer today?

    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Anglican

    • C. 

      Baptist

    • D. 

      All denominations

    Correct Answer
    B. Anglican
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Anglican because the Book of Common Prayer is a liturgical text used in the Anglican tradition. It contains prayers, scripture readings, and rituals for worship services. While other denominations may have their own prayer books or liturgical texts, the Book of Common Prayer specifically belongs to the Anglican tradition.

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