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Conclave Quiz

A conclave is a meeting of the College of Cardinals convened to elect the Pope.

Conclave Quiz Questions

1. When was the first conclave?
a) 1451
b) 1241
c) 1517
d) 1565

2. Who was elected pope in the first conclave?
a) Boniface VIII
b) Alexander VI
c) Celestine IV
d) Leo XII

3. How long was the papal vacancy between Clement IV and Gregory X?
a) 48 months
b) 15 months
c) 23 months
d) 33 months

4. Where was the conclave in 1271?
a) Avignon
b) Lyon
c) Jerusalem
d) Viterbo

5. Which was the first constitution to regulate a conclave?
a) Ubi Periculum
b) Summi Pontificatus
c) Rerum Novarum
d) Pastor Bous

6. Who forbade placing of bets on the election of pope?
a) Gregory XIV
b) Pius IX
c) Innocent III
d) Paschal II

7. When was the last time a veto on behalf of a Catholic monarch was exercised in a conclave?
a) 1830
b) 1903
c) 1721
d) 1758

8. Who abolished the veto in a conclave?
a) Gregory VII
b) Urban IV
c) Julius II
d) Pius X

9. What was the maximum permissible number of cardinals in a conclave till 1958?
a) 70
b) 56
c) 90
d) 45

10. What is the signal that a pope is elected?
a) Black smoke
b) White smoke
c) Green smoke
d) Red smoke

Conclave Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was the first conclave?
b) 1241

2. Who was elected pope in the first conclave?
c) Celestine IV

3. How long was the papal vacancy between Clement IV and Gregory X?
d) 33 months

4. Where was the conclave in 1271?
d) Viterbo

5. Which was the first constitution to regulate a conclave?
a) Ubi Periculum

6. Who forbade placing of bets on the election of pope?
a) Gregory XIV

7. When was the last time a veto on behalf of a Catholic monarch was exercised in a conclave?
b) 1903

8. Who abolished the veto in a conclave?
d) Pius X

9. What was the maximum permissible number of cardinals in a conclave till 1958?
a) 70

10. What is the signal that a pope is elected?
b) White smoke

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:34 am

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