300 Catholic Quiz Questions and Answers

Religion is broad and cuts all across the world, from Christianity, Jewish,  Pagans, to Non-pagans among many others. Each religion is different in terms of values, practices, sets of beliefs, and perspectives. These differences ought to remind us to be sensitive while speaking of them.

Let’s talk about Christianity and, in a more specific way, Catholicism.

Are you a Catholic faithful or just interested in the Catholic faith? Under the umbrella of Christianity, the Catholic faith is the most adopted faith across the world, with hundreds of millions of followers. Catholics have their own way of worship, which differentiates them from other religions.

Catholic Quiz Questions and Answers

How much information do you have regarding the Catholic Faith? Well, perhaps you know the basics like the fact that the Catholic faithful start their prayers by doing the sign of the cross, or they are led by the Pope who resides in the Vatican, Rome. However, there is so much to learn about this religion.

There’s no better way to gain more knowledge than through trivia questions. You can gather around on a weekend and try answering some of these questions. The kids should also be tagged along, they will also learn a thing or two from these questions.

Let’s see how good of a Catholic faithful you are now, shall we?

1. “On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, A partridge in a pear tree…” According to a Roman Catholic symbolic interpretation, who does the partridge represent in the carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?

Jesus

 

2. In St, John’s Gospel, who is called the “Word of God”?

Jesus

 

3.  Catholic church is also known as?

Roman Catholic Church

 

4. Apart from family prayers every night, our faith began to be taught in earnest by the nuns at primary school. What was the name of this subject beginning with C?

Catechism

 

5. Who is called the patron saint of missions, even though she never left her convent?

 

6. Which church is the largest church of the Christian?

Roman Catholic Church

 

7. According to Catholics, there are three theological virtues. Which of these is not one of them? Faith, Justice, Hope, Charity.

Justice

 

8. What future apostle stood by watching the stoning of the Church’s first martyr, Stephen?

St. Paul

 

9. How many dioceses does the Catholic Church have around the world?

3500

 

10. What was the name of the young priest credited with the formation of the Knights of Columbus?

Father Michael J. McGivney

 

11. What colors are the papal flag?

White and Yellow

 

12. Who is the chief poster of the Catholic Church?

The Pope

 

13.  What prominent heresy did the First Council of Nicaea condemn?

Arianism

 

14. What station has been added recently to the Way of the Cross?

Jesus’ Resurrection

 

15. What is the core belief of Catholicism?

Nicene Creed

 

16. How many sacraments does the Roman Catholic Church have?

7

 

17. Who is the inspiring sister who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her work with the poor of India?

Mother Theresa

 

18. According to the catholic church who is the successor to the Christ apostles?

Bishops

 

19. According to the Book of Exodus, where did Moses receive the Ten Commandments?

Mt. Sinai

 

20. What does “Easter duty” mean?

Confession at least once a year

 

21. What influenced the catholic church?

Western philosophy, culture, art, music, science

 

22.  Which of these words refers to the area over which the Pope has jurisdiction as its bishop? St. Peter’s Cathedral, Holy See, Roman Curia, Lateran Palace

Holy See

 

23. Who are the men in colorful costumes who have been responsible for the personal safety of the pope since 1506?

 

24. In which century was the word catholic is used to describe the church

20th Century

 

25.  Who succeeded Pope John Paul II?

 

26. Who is the saint who supposedly tamed a wild wolf?

St. Frances

 

27. Which church is the second-largest church of the Christian?

Orthodox Catholic Church

 

28. According to the Catholic Church, which of these is NOT a Fruit of the Holy Spirit? Patience Fortitude, Modesty, Goodness

Fortitude

 

29. What is the name of the large, colored vestment the priest wears for mass?

Fortitude

 

30. Which council addressed the relationship between the catholic church and the modern world?

Second Vatican Council

 

31. Sister Mary Mary presumed that you mastered the Sign of the Cross in the first grade. Which hand were you trained to use?

Right hand

 

32. Which hierarchy does the catholic church follow?

Episcopal polity

 

33. In 1979 Pope John Paul II created a patron saint of those who promote ecology. Who is this heavenly Patron?

Saint Francis of Assisi

 

34. Who is the current pope of the catholic church?

Pope Francis

 

35. You are in a Catholic Church. Where would you normally expect to find the pictures of the Stations of the Cross?

around the walls of the church

 

36. Who is the leading bishop of the catholic church?

Cardinal

 

37.  Is Philadelphia an archdiocese or diocese?

Archdiocese

 

38. According to which law does the catholic church regulate the government and organization?

Canon Law

 

39. Which law is the oldest continuously functioning legal system in the West?

Canon Law

 

40. A flat metal container used to carry Communion to the sick.

Pyx

 

41. What concerns the Canon law?

Catholic Church’s life and organization

 

42. In the stations of the cross, how many times did Jesus fall?

3

 

43. The Eastern Catholic Churches follow the traditions and spirituality of?

Eastern Christianity

 

44. According to Luke, what type of animal were the two disciples asked to collect and bring to Jesus for his procession into Jerusalem?

Colt

 

45. What is the title of the canon law In 1990 for the eastern catholic church?

The code of the eastern churches

 

46. According to the Catholic Church, in what year was it founded?

approximately 33 A.D

 

47. What percent of the world are Catholics?

18%

 

48. The Most Blessed Sacrament is reserved in vessels kept inside the ____________ for later distribution to the sick and for adoration.

Tabernacle

 

49. Easter is also known as?

Pascha or resurrection Sunday

50. What is the title of the Vicar(s) of Christ on earth?

Pope

 

51. Most Christians refer to the week before Easter as?

Holy Week

 

52.  Who is referred to as the first Pope?

St. Peter

 

53. Easter days include?

Holy Thursday and Good Friday

 

54. What do the two turtle doves in the “Twelve Days of Christmas” supposedly represent?

The Old and New Testament

 

55. What is  Eastertide?

Easter season

 

56.  As we grew older, we were taught about the Seven Sacraments of the Church, which were all to do with striving towards goodness in the possible steps we may encounter in life. What was it called if a man joined the priesthood?

Holy Orders

 

57. How long does the Eastertide last?

On Easter Sunday and lasts seven weeks

 

58. The Catholic Church says that of all the virtues, one is the most excellent one. Which one is it? Faith, Charity, Justice, Hope

Charity

 

59. Easter customs include

Egg rolling, egg tapping, pace egging etc

 

60. What is sunrise services?

Worship service on Easter practiced by some Protestant churches

 

61. What was the primary reason the Knights of Columbus was formed?

Help members’ families in need

 

62.What is the ecclesiastical full moon?

Formally the 14th day of the ecclesiastical lunar month

 

63. What resulted from the First Council of Lyon?

Frederick II was excommunicated and deposed

 

64. What is the ecclesiastical lunar calendar?

Determines the calendar date of Easter

 

65. It is the time of the year when Catholics prepare for the resurrection of Christ: Easter. What is it called?

Lenten Season

 

66. In which year was the book Book of Common Prayer published?

1549

 

67. What is the first Commandment practiced by members of the Catholic Church?

I am the Lord thy God. Thou shalt have no strange gods before Me

 

68. What is the meaning of the word paschal?

Passover

 

69. According to Catholic tradition, who founded the Catholic Church?

Jesus Christ

 

70. In which year did the paschal full moon fall on Saturday, March 21?

1818

 

71. What is the name of the rope/cord used to fasten the alb?

cincture

 

72. What is the golden number?

Used to indicate the dates of all the calendric new moons for each year

 

73. Sister Mary Mary leads the class to Mass every morning. What does the class do when the gospel is read?

stand

 

74. The term Quartodeciman refer to

Practice of celebrating Easter

 

75. The first station is called “Jesus is condemned to death”. Who imposes the death sentence on Jesus?

Pilate

 

76. What is Hebrew Calendar?

Calendar of Jewish

 

77. What is the name of the seminary in Philadelphia?

St. Charles Borromeo

 

78. Who is pope victor 1?

Bishop of Rome

 

79. The outer garment worn by the priest celebrating Mass is called?

Chasuble

 

80. When was the world council of churches founded?

1948

 

81. How many apostles were there during the time of Jesus’ ministry (before his crucifixion), as validated and listed in the gospels?

12

 

82. The word saint is derived from?

Sanctus

 

83. Which Pope started the Second Vatican Council?

Pope John XXIII

 

84. The catholic church defines a saint as?

One who is in heaven

 

85. What percentage of beeswax must all candles used during the Mass be made up of?

51%

 

86. What is Canonization?

Declaration of a deceased person

 

87. Who is saint Optatus?

Bishop of Milevis

 

88. According to Catholic teaching, who was the woman, chosen by God, to bear His only-begotten Son?

Virgin Mary

 

89. Who is Augustine of Hippo?

Theologian, philosopher, and the bishop of Hippo Regius

 

90. What is the term for the change of bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ during the Mass?

Transubstantiation

 

91.Which are the important works done by Augustine Hippo?

The City of God, On Christian Doctrine, and Confessions

 

92. In “The Twelve Days of Christmas”, what nationality are the gifts of the hens?

French

 

93. Who is recognized as a saint in the Catholic Church?

Augustine

 

94. Apart from conferring a name upon an infant and welcoming it into the family of Christ, for what other symbolic liberating purpose was Baptism carried out?

washing away original sin

 

95. Which is the third-largest Christian communion?

Anglican Communion

 

96. Which of the following is not a sin against the virtue of Charity? Hate, Gluttony, Discord, Envy

Gluttony

 

97. Who is the doctor of the catholic church?

Augustin

 

98. What is the first principal of Columbian Knighthood?

Charity

 

99. Who is the patron saint of brewers, printers, theologians?

Augustin

100. The Council of Trent was called to respond to which major historical event?

The Protestant Reformation

 

101. What is Congregation for the Causes of Saints/

Is the congregation of the Roman Curia that oversees the complex process that leads to the canonization of saints

 

102. Any person holding this office is believed to be the successor of Peter. What is it?

Pope

 

103. Who is the founder of the procedure of congregation?

Pope Sixtus V

 

104. The ninth Commandment states, “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife”. What does this mean?

Don’t desire your neighbour’s wife for yourself

 

105. What is An apostolic constitution?

The most solemn form of legislation issued by the pope

 

106. During the Church’s early years, persecution of Christians was commonplace under the Romans. However, Emperors Constantine I and Licinius signed what edict that declared religious tolerance?

Edict of Milan

 

107. who is the most recent perfect cardinal?

Giovanni Becciu

 

108. What is the color worn by the Priest during the ordinary time?

Green

 

109. In which Year did Cardinal Giovanni Becciu resign?

 

110. Which of these is not one of the three chief kinds of sacramentals? Blessed objects of devotion, Receiving Holy Communion in the state of grace, Blessings given by priests and bishops, Exorcisms against evil spirits

Receiving Communion in the state of grace

 

111. What is the patron saint?

Is regarded as the heavenly advocate of a nation

 

112. All good little Catholic boys and girls carry a rosary. How many Hail Mary beads are on a standard rosary?

53

 

113. who is Saint Veronica?

A woman from Jerusalem

 

114. John Paul II says that God saw all His creation as “very good”. Where does this concept originate from?

The book of Genesis

 

115. What is a sacred tradition?

A term used in the major Christian traditions

 

116. At the second Station Jesus receives something. What is it that He receives?

The Cross

 

117. In which church all Christians, whether in heaven or on earth, are regarded as saints?

Lutheran Church

 

118. Who was the head of the Catholic Church in Philadelphia in 2002?

Lutheran Church

 

119. Which people don’t admire and honor saints?

Methodist

 

120. A linen cloth used to clean the vessels used during Communion is known as?

Purificator

 

121.  How many degrees or levels are there in the Knights of Columbus?

4

 

122. Who saw the burning bush?

Moses

 

123. If you were to take a visit to the Vatican and were able to see the Pope, what color shoes would he probably be wearing?

Red

 

124. Who was enlisted by the Roman soldiers to help Jesus carry his Cross to Calvary?

Simon of Cyrene

 

125. It is the color used in Catholic churches during the Advent season. What is it?

Violet

 

126. Which Pope finished the Second Vatican Council?

Paul VI

 

127. The Ten Commandments are known by what other name?

Decalogue

 

128. In the Mass how many Sundays are there in ordinary time?

33 or 34

 

129. What is the narrow piece of cloth worn over the left arm during the Traditional Latin Mass by priests?

Maniple

 

130. Which Catholic prayer begins, “O my God, relying on Thy almighty power and infinite mercy and promises…”?

An Act of Hope

 

131. The house in which parish priests in the United States live is usually called what?

Rectory

 

132. The third station is “Jesus falls the first time”. Which statement do Catholics most identify with this event?

All human beings fall or weaken in life, but must stand up again with God’s help

 

133. Who was ‘immaculately conceived?

The Virgin Mary

 

134. What is the name of the Cathedral in Philadelphia?

St. Peter and Paul

 

135. Which one of the following is NOT one of the four people said to be represented by “Four Calling/Colly Birds” in “The Twelve Days of Christmas”? John, Simon, Matthew, Luke

Simon

 

136. What holds the hosts distributed at Communion?

Ciborium

 

137. Where was Jesus born?

Bethlehem

 

138. Which gifts are given to one by the Sacrament of Confirmation?

Strengthening of the Holy Spirit

 

139. Not counting the Resurrection (considered by some to be an extra station), how many Stations of the Cross are there in the Roman Catholic tradition?

14

 

140. Blasphemy is a sin against which virtue?

Faith

 

141. In what year was St. Sixtus III consecrated Pope?

432

 

142. Which Council was held in 381 A.D.?

Council of Constantinople

 

143. Cardinal virtues are those which help man attain God by rectifying the moral life of an individual in regards to himself. Of the following virtues, which is a cardinal virtue? Compassion, Temperance, Affability, Truthfulness

Temperance

 

144. Peter was also known as whom?

Simon

 

145. Which  Protestant doctrines was not condemned at the Council of Trent?

Once saved, always saved

 

146. According to the Catholic Church, where do souls who are still in need of purification from minor sins go after death?

Purgatory

 

147. What is the feast wherein Catholics commemorate the coming of the Holy Spirit?

Pentecost

 

148. Which Sacrament celebrates the Last Supper of Christ?

Holy Communion

 

149. In the numbering used by the Catholic Church, what is the seventh Commandment of God?

Thou shall not steal

150. Who does Jesus meet at the fourth Station?

His blessed mother

 

151. Who is the highest earthly authority in the Catholic Church?

The Pope

 

152. A room where vestments, church furnishings, and sacred vessels are kept is called?

Sacristy

 

153.  What is the origin of the word “ecology” as used in common parlance and by John Paul II in his message in 1990?

from the Greek word “oikos” meaning “house”

 

154. What was the name of the angel who appeared to Mary to tell her she was going to be the Mother of God’s Son?

Gabriel

 

155. Judas gave the thirty pieces of silver he had received for betraying Jesus back to the chief priests. Which piece of land did they purchase with that money?

Potter’s Field

 

156. What was it called when a parishioner spoke to a priest about the wrongs he or she had done since the last time they spoke?

Confession

 

157. This cardinal virtue is also defined as “firmness of soul” in the general sense, but as a cardinal virtue, it is the virtue needed to endure the trials of life.

Fortitude

 

158. Which teaching was firmly established at the First Vatican Council?

Papal infallibility

 

159. What is the first day of Lent known as in English?

 

160. What is the part of the Mass wherein the word of God is proclaimed?

Liturgy of the Word

 

161. What is the permission given by the Pope to celebrate the Tridentine Mass called?

Indult

 

162. The Ten Commandments are recorded in two books of the Bible. Do you know which two?

Exodus and Deuteronomy

 

163. What is the table on which the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is celebrated?

Altar

 

164. What is the position a man may hold while training to be a Priest which allows him to read the Gospel at Mass and assist the Priest?

Deacon

 

165. Which heresy maintained that Christ was not truly God?

Arianism

 

166. Which saint is said to protect travelers?

St. Christopher

 

167.  John Paul II reminds us that the Second Vatican Council said “God destined the earth and all it contains for the use of _______”.

every individual and all peoples

 

168. In which condition should you be in for the Sacrament of Extreme Unction to be given?

Dying or very ill

 

169. What is the flat round piece of unleavened bread used as Eucharistic Bread?

Host

 

171. There are many popes buried in St. Peter’s basilica. That being said, what is unusual about the coffin of Pope John XXIII?

It is made of glass

 

172. How many days did Jesus remain on earth after his resurrection?

40

 

173.  What is the part of the Mass where Catholics believe that the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ?

Consecration

 

174. According to the Gospels, every Passover, the Roman Governor offered to release a prisoner. Name the criminal who the crowd called to be freed in preference to Jesus.

Barabbas

 

175. What is the third Commandment practiced by the Catholic Church?

Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day

 

176. What does ‘Apostle’ mean?

One sent on a mission

 

177. What is Papal infallibility?

the Pope makes no error when declaring certain teachings on faith

 

178. The Feast of the Sacred Heart is celebrated when?

Third Friday after Pentecost

 

179. What is the proper way to address a Cardinal?

‘Your Eminence’

 

180. What is something that resulted from Vatican II?

‘Your Eminence’

 

181. What Catholic religious order did Martin Luther belong to before he broke from the church?

Augustinian

 

182. If you die in the state of a mortal sin, where do Catholics believe that you go?

Hell

 

183. What does ‘catholic’ mean?

Universal

 

184. What is the name of the canopy that is built over the top of many pulpits in larger and older churches?

Sounding board

 

185. What is the sixth station of the cross?

Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

 

186. Which is the social virtue that inclines man to conduct himself agreeably and properly in his dealings with other members of society?

Affability

 

187. A book of prayers used during the Mass is called?

Sacramentary

 

188. What is the part of the Mass wherein the consecrated host is distributed to the people?

Communion

 

189. On the cross, Jesus cried out ‘Lama sabachthani’. What can this be translated as?

Why have you forsaken me?

 

190. When Moses received the Commandments from God, what were they written on?

Two tablets of stone

 

191. The candle that burns 24 hours a day by the tabernacle, to remind Catholics of Jesus’ True Presence in the Eucharist, is known as what?

Sanctuary Lamp

 

192. John Paul II also says that “the aesthetic value of creation cannot be overlooked”. What does the word “aesthetic” mean?

belonging to the appreciation of the beautiful

 

193. The stiff, square piece of card, usually covered with white cloth, used to cover the Chalice to prevent things from falling into it is called what?

Pall

 

194. A square piece of cloth that the priest places beneath the chalice and bread during Mass to collect crumbs or spills.

Corporal

 

195. When do Catholics believe the sacrament relating to the Body and Blood of Christ was instituted?

Holy Thursday

 

196. What was the name of Mary’s cousin who got pregnant at an old age and was pregnant with John The Baptist?

Elizabeth

 

197. When do Roman Catholics celebrate Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem?

Palm Sunday

 

198. Name the servant whose ear Peter cut off during Jesus’ arrest.

Malcus

 

199. Which sacrament is to do with the joining of a man and woman in wedlock?

Holy Matrimony

200. The black clerical gowns that priests wear are known as what?

Cassocks

 

201. The virtue that inclines man to acknowledge and to make recompense for particular and private favors received is:

Gratitude

 

202. The word ‘Kephas'(which is Aramaic) means what?

Rock

 

203. This is the first of the set of Luminous Mysteries of the Holy Rosary. What event is it?

The Baptism of Jesus

 

204. What does the church require during the Holy Days of Obligation?

Mass Attendance

 

205. According to the numbering of the Catholic Church, what is commanded by the second Commandment of God?

Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain

 

206. John Paul II continues that “Today the ecological crisis has assumed such proportions as to be the responsibility of ______”. Please fill in the missing word(s).

everyone

 

207. Who elects a new Pope?

College of Cardinals

 

208. Jesus now (the eighth station of the Cross) meets people mourning for Him. Who are these people?

Women of Jerusalem

 

209. How many decades, or sets of ten beads, are there in an ordinary rosary?

5

 

210. At the end of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” there are twelve drummers drumming. What is the significance of “twelve” in this context?

The number of points of belief in the Apostle’s Creed

 

211. Part of the family group worship carried out every night at home during my childhood, was the recitation of what?

The Rosary

 

212. According to Luke’s Gospel, which two rivals of authority became friends during Jesus’ trial?

Herod and Pilate

 

213. The Council of Constance ended which major controversy within the Church?

The Three Popes Controversy

 

214. The plate in which the host is placed on is known as what?

Paten

 

215. It is the time of the year when Catholics wait for the coming of Jesus. What is it?

Advent Season

 

216. When the priest says, at the Latin Mass, “Dominus Vobiscum”, the correct response would be what?

Et cum spiritu tuo

 

217. According to the Catholic Church, which is the Fourth Commandment?

Honour thy father and thy mother

 

218. Who generally serves as the head of a Diocese?

Bishop

 

219. The election of a Pope is called a what?

Papal Conclave

 

220. What is the name of the state of perfect natural happiness that some believe is where the souls of righteous non-Christians and unbaptized babies go after death? Note: this is an unofficial doctrine of the church.

Limbo

 

221. A book that contains all the scripture readings, including the Gospels.

Lectionary

 

222.  Caiaphas’ father-in-law also interrogated Jesus. What was his name?

Annas

 

223. How old was Jesus when he became ‘lost’ and was found at the Temple talking to priests and doctors answering and asking wise questions?

12

 

224. Of the traditional three penances that Catholics practice throughout Lent, which of the following is not considered one of the three? Praying, Giving Alms, Fasting, Attendance of Mass Daily

Attendance of Mass Daily

 

225. Which office did Caiaphas hold during the time of Jesus’ crucifixion?

High Priest

 

226. “Extra Ecclesiam Nulla Salus” translates as

Outside of the Church there is no salvation

 

227. The benches that people sit in during Mass are known as what?

Pews

 

228. What is the term for the belief that God created the universe from nothing?

‘Ex nihilo’

 

229. The holiest part of the Mass is the what?

Consecration

 

230.  The eleventh station describes how the soldiers placed Jesus on the cross. What most barbaric of means was used to attach His hands to the cross?

nails

 

231. What is the upper limit on age for a cardinal to be eligible to vote in the process of electing the pope?

80

 

232. The site on Calvary Hill where Jesus was crucified was known as Golgotha, meaning Place of the What?

Skull

 

233. How often does the Catholic Church say you MUST  go to Confession?

Once a year

 

234. What is the definition of sacramental?

Something that reminds Catholics of the power of the sacraments

 

235. According to canon law, it is required for Catholics to attend church when?

Sunday and Holy Days

 

236. What are the square-shaped hats that are black for priests, purple for bishops, and red for cardinals called?

Birettas

 

237. When the children of the Vision of Fatima were beatified by Pope John Paul II they became the youngest to receive that accolade. Prior to them, who was the youngest Catholic to be beatified?

St. Maria Goretti

 

238. On the evening of Jesus’ crucifixion, a rich man from Arimathea prepared the body for burial. What was his name?

Joseph of Arimathea

 

239. Who said: “Behold the handmaid of the Lord. Be it done unto me according to Your Will”?

Blessed Virgin Mary

 

240. Along with being the Vicar of Christ on earth, the Pope is also the Bishop of his own Diocese. What Diocese is this?

Rome

 

241. Liturgically and Biblically, what is the most important Christian holiday, which is described in every Gospel?

Easter

 

242. The twelfth station is “Jesus dies on the cross”. Which words are recorded in the Bible as spoken by Jesus just before He died?

“Father, into Thy hands I commend My spirit”

 

243. According to the Roman Catholic church, what is a venial sin?

sin is one that does not destroy our relationship with God

 

244. Holy Thursday, the Day of the Last Supper, is popularly known in Britain as what Thursday?

Maundy Thursday

 

245. What is the fourteenth station?

Jesus’s body is laid in the sepulchre

 

246. To Catholics, to whom does the Immaculate Conception refer?

Virgin Mary

 

247. In the Roman Catholic tradition, which is the only calendar day of the year on which Mass may not be celebrated?

Good Friday

 

248. The season before Christmas is called what?

Advent

 

249. In what year did Martin Luther start the Protestant Reformation?

1517

250. In the Catholic Church, baptism normally occurs when?

when the person is an infant

 

251. According to the Catholic Faith, is Jesus fully human or fully divine?

Both Fully God and Fully Man

 

252. In the Catholic Church, how is a Sacrament related to God’s grace?

It’s a sign of it

 

253. According to Catholic teaching, which of the following is not God? The Father, The Holy Spirit, The Son, and The Virgin Mary

The Virgin Mary

 

254. What is the date of the Assumption of Mary?

August 15th

 

255. In what city did Jesus perform his first miracle, turning water into wine?

Cana

 

256. Why do Catholics call some sins “capital sins”?

They are the chief reasons why we sin

 

257. What is sacrilege?

Mistreating sacred persons, places or things

 

258. According to Catholic tradition, where was St Joseph, the Foster Father of Jesus, throughout the events of the crucifixion?

He had died much earlier

 

259. The Catholic Church particularly encourages meditation on the Stations of the Cross at a certain time of year. What time of year is it?

Lent

 

260. What does Corpus Christi mean?

Body of Christ

 

261. The four evangelists used three different Greek words in referring to the miracles of Christ: Teras, Dynamis, and Semeion. What does Semeion mean?

An Important Sign

 

262. According to the Catholic Church, is damaging someone’s property a sin of omission or commission?

commission

 

263. Who was the adoptive father of Jesus, the husband of his mother?

Joseph

 

264. Catholics have faced much discrimination in the United States. However, when the first Catholic president of the U.S. was elected, anti-Catholic attitudes decreased. What was this president’s name?

John F. Kennedy

 

265. What do Catholics call the Judgment which we will receive immediately after death?

Particular Judgment

 

266. What quality of the Church means that the Church will last until the end of time?

Indefectibility

 

267. Are the stations of the cross ever an obligation for Catholics to attend or perform?

No

 

268. Where was Saint John the Baptist while all these events leading to the crucifixion were going on in Jerusalem?

He had been executed by order of Herod at an earlier time

 

269. The cup in which the Precious Blood is served is known as what?

Chalice

 

270. Whom did Jesus raise from the dead?

Lazarus

 

271. Which of the following is not a sacrament of initiation in the Catholic Church? Holy Eucharist, Baptism, Penance, Confirmation

Penance

 

272. Where does the Pope live?

 

273. Why Did Adam Eat the Apple?

He was persuaded by the devil

 

274. If Adam and Eve Didn’t Sin, Would Jesus Still Die?

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275. Did Mary the mother of Jesus Christ, have other children after Jesus?

No

 

276. Who committed the first murder in the Bible?

Cain

 

277. What did God do on the 7th day of creation?

He rested

 

278. Which disciple betrayed Jesus for money?

Judas

 

279. Who parted the Red Sea?

bg_collapse view=”button-orange” color=”#4a4949″ expand_text=”Show More” collapse_text=”Show Less” ]Moses[/bg_collapse]

 

280. Who’s wife turned into a pillar of salt?

Lot

 

281. Pope John Paul II instituted a new set of mysteries to the Rosary called the ______Mysteries. It is suggested by the Church to say these mysteries on _______ .

Luminous & Thursday

 

282. The 3rd Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the ________.

bg_collapse view=”button-orange” color=”#4a4949″ expand_text=”Show More” collapse_text=”Show Less” ]Descent of the Holy Spirit[/bg_collapse]

 

283. Saul saw Jesus as a bright light on his way to?

Damascus

 

284. The first Christian in the New Testament, as well as the first evangelist, was?

Mary

 

285. Paul describes Jesus as the new?

Adam

 

286. The Ark of the Covenant contained three items, according to Paul, including?

Word of God, manna, & the Rod of Aaron that re-sprouted

 

287. Which are the  3 righteous people mentioned in the Book of Luke?

Elizabeth, Zechariah, and Simeon

 

288. According to the Bible, who is the prince of the air

Satan

 

289. Adam and Eve’s third son was named/

Seth

 

290. Jesus is a priest forever, in the order of?

Melchizedek

 

291. True or False–The Catholic Church added the 7 books of the “apocrypha” to the Bible after the Protestant Reformation. 

False, Luther took them out during the Protestant Reformation

 

292. The Liturgy of the Hours draws mainly from the Biblical book of ?

Psalms

 

293.  Who was completely forgiven for his sin by God, but still had to endure the death of his child as punishment?

David

 

294. Who told Mary that a sword would pierce her heart?

Simeon

 

295. What does Bethlehem mean?

House of Bread

 

296. Which chapter in the book of Psalms  foretells the crucifixion of Jesus and that lots would be cast for his clothes.

22

 

297. What does the name “Maccabee” mean in English?

Hammer

 

298. The Feast of the Re-dedication of this temple, attended by Jesus in John 10, is known today as?

Hannukah

 

299.  Which King, a biblical type of the antichrist, in 2 Maccabees desecrated the Jewish temple?

Antiochus

 

300. According to 2 Maccabees, who buried the Ark of the Covenant containing the 10 Commandments in a cave on or near Mount?

Jeremiah

 

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