1. How many people saw Christ on Earth after He rose from the dead?
2. In the movie, The Passion, what are the initials of the actor who plays Jesus?
3. All of the following were prophecies about Jesus in the Old Testament (the Jewish Bible) except for one. Which one was NOT a prediction about the long-awaited Savior?
A. there must already be an aggressor who is inflicting damage that is lasting, grave and certain
B. all other means of putting an end to the aggression and damage must have been shown to be impractical or ineffective;
C. we must be pretty darn sure we can win
D. the use of arms must not produce evils and disorders graver than the evil to be eliminated.
E. should be supported by at least two allies
5. Regarding animals, the Church teaches all but one of the following statements. Which one is not a teaching?
A. Its legitimate to use animals for food and clothing
B. Animals are Gods creatures so people owe them kindness
C. Mans dominion over living things is not absolute
D. People should donate equal money to sick animals as to sick children
6. What is the Churchs position on cremation?
A. Its always sinful.
B. Cremated remains should be buried, not scattered over the sea.
7. Which one of these people may receive Holy Communion at mass?
a. Person that ate a cookie 30 minutes before Communion
b. Person that took medicine 30 minutes before Communion
c. Person who missed Mass previous Sunday due to a barbecue and hasnt
made it to Confession
d. A Non-Catholic who is devout and attends church regularly.
8. God ordained that his Son should not only die for our sins but should also taste death.
This means that Jesus experienced .
a. the temporary separation of his soul from his body
b. a decaying body
9 9. Before rising from the dead, Jesus descended into hell. Why?
a. a. To visit the damned in hell
b. b. To preach to the good souls in hell
10. When Peter entered the empty tomb, what did he see that instantly made him believe Christ was
a. a note with certain handwriting
b. a dove with a certain sound
c. the certain way in which the linen cloths were lying there
11. After Jesus resurrection, his disciples confirm Jesus is not a ghost by means of touch and the sharing of
a. a meal
b. a joke
12. What does the title pope mean?
13. Which of the following can be permitted in rare circumstances?
a. Ordination of a female priest
b. Baptism by a lay person
14. Catholics celebrate the Assumption of Mary (when God assumed Marys body into heaven) on August 15. Besides Mary, what other individuals had their whole bodies taken into heaven?
a. David & Goliath
b. Elijah & Enoch
c. Isaac & Ishmael
15. Animals are purely physical creatures. Angels are purely spiritual beings. What is the ONLY creature that is a mix of the physical and spiritual?
d. The Blob
16. What is the official name of the Church that is led by the pope?
a. The Catholic Church
b. The Roman Catholic Church
c. the Vatican
17. Which of the following statements is correct regarding the Churchs teaching on predestination?
a. God creates some people for the purpose of sending
them to hell
b. God wants all people to go to heaven, but prepares a
place for us in heaven or hell from the beginning of time
based on the choices he knows well make.
18. Fill in the blank for this Bible verse. So faith, hope, love remain, these three; but the greatest of these is _______________" Cor 13:13
19. True or False: The Church teaches it is sinful for movies and TV shows to present violence or sinful behavior.
20. According to the Church, all of the following would be legitimate reasons for a married couple to delay the next childbirth except for one. Which one is not a reason?
a. serious physical illness of wife or husband
b. serious emotional problem of wife or husband
c. not enough money to feed next child
d. couple not ready because they havent spent a year traveling in Europe yet
e. couple with 3 small children is truly sleep-deprived and emotionally drained.
21. Who is the New Eve?
a. Mary Magdalene
b. Mary, mother of Jesus
c. Joan of Arc
22. Which of the following is the only approved way to receive Communion?
a. after genuflecting
b. while kneeling
c. after bowing ones head, while standing
23. What does the Church teach is the most powerful prayer?
a. the Mass
b. the rosary
c. the Nicene Creed
d. the Glory Be
24. What does the term Christmas mean?
a. Christs manger
b. Christs Mass
c. Christs presents
25. Besides the Catholic Church, which of the following Churches have a valid Eucharist, where the bread and wine truly become the Body & Blood of Christ?
c. Eastern Orthodox
26. The moment we die, our souls are detached from our bodies. If we are chosen for heaven, when are our bodies reunited with our souls for eternity?
a. Judgment Day
b. When we leave purgatory
c. 40 days after dying
27. When did the practice of pre-Easter fasting start?
a. Before the 4th century
b. After the 4th century
28. Truth or Myth: Sunday is not included in Lent.
29. Which of the following statements is true.
a. Its OK for Catholics to receive Communion at Protestant churches
b. Its OK for Protestants to receive Communion at Catholic churches
c. Neither should receive Communion at the other.
d. Both can receive Communion at the other
30. Which of the following would be an ideal time to baptize a baby?
a. three weeks after birth
b. three months after birth
c. four months after birth
31. The Old Testament predicted that the Savior would come from the House of King David.
Which parent of Jesus was a descendant of David?
c. Maybe both parents
32. Fill in the blank: Who is El Papa Juan Pablo?
33. The Catholic Church has always been comprised of three parts. What are the three parts?
34. In Luke 9:23, what does Jesus say we must do on a daily basis?
a. Sing hymns
b. Light a candle
c. Write a Catholic web site
d. Take up our cross
e. Pray to an apostle
35. What did Pope John Paul II and U.S. bishops urge President Bush to do in 2001?
reject the funding of research
on embryonic stem cells
reject the funding of research
on adult stem cells
36. If a Catholic is bitten by a blood-sucking bat that flies in the window, which rabies vaccine would the
ethical Catholic choose?
c. Belief in God Alone
38. Which Church immerses its flock in more Scripture each Sunday than any other Church on Earth?
What topic is treated by the anti-Catholic book series Left Behind,
which has sold a whopping 60 million copies over the past few years?
a. Biblical times
b. End Times
40. What did Pope John Paul II say about withholding water and food from a person?a. Its ok if the person is in a vegetative state
b. its gravely immoral if the person is in a vegetative state and is not otherwise dying
41. The great theologian Thomas Aquinas tells us that the greatest pain we will experience on Earth will be less painful than _____________________?
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