Benedict XIII Quiz

(This quiz is about Benedict XIII who was pope during the 18th century. There is another Benedict XIII during the Great Schism who is considered antipope in the list of the Catholic Church. Benedict XIII is referred by his baptismal name for the times before he became pope. Some sources give the date of death of Benedict XIII as 21 February 1730.)

1) When was Pietro Francesco Orsini born?
a) 2 February 1649
b) 5 July 1650
c) 22 May 1648
d) 19 November 1646

2) Where was Pietro Francesco Orsini born?
a) Bologna
b) Naples
c) Gravina
d) Venice

3) Which order did Pietro Francesco Orsini join?
a) Carmelite
b) Dominican
c) Franciscan
d) Benedictine

4) When was Pietro Francesco Orsini ordained a priest?
a) 24 February 1671
b) 9 July 1670
c) 14 May 1668
d) 17 November 1672

5) When was Pietro Francesco Orsini created cardinal?
a) 22 February 1672
b) 7 May 1678
c) 18 September 1680
d) 3 December 1700

6) Of which archdiocese was Pietro Francesco Orsini appointed archbishop on 28 January 1675?
a) Naples
b) Athens
c) Cesena
d) Manfredonia

7) Where was Pietro Francesco Orsini transferred in 1686?
a) Milan
b) Florence
c) Frankfurt
d) Benevento

8) When was Benedict XIII elected pope?
a) 1 March 1714
b) 27 May 1724
c) 3 June 1710
d) 14 December 1722

9) Whose Feast Day proclamation by Benedict XIII was unpopular with European monarchs?
a) St. Francis
b) St. Louis IX
c) St. Albert
d) St. Gregory VII

10) When did Benedict XIII die?
a) 23 February 1730
b) 3 May 1758
c) 26 September 1762
d) 9 December 1764

Benedict XIII Quiz Answers

1) When was Pietro Francesco Orsini born?
a) 2 February 1649

2) Where was Pietro Francesco Orsini born?
c) Gravina

3) Which order did Pietro Francesco Orsini join?
b) Dominican

4) When was Pietro Francesco Orsini ordained a priest?
a) 24 February 1671

5) When was Pietro Francesco Orsini created cardinal?
a) 22 February 1672

6) Of which archdiocese was Pietro Francesco Orsini appointed archbishop on 28 January 1675?
d) Manfredonia

7) Where was Pietro Francesco Orsini transferred in 1686?
d) Benevento

8) When was Benedict XIII elected pope?
b) 27 May 1724

9) Whose Feast Day proclamation by Benedict XIII was unpopular with European monarchs?
d) St. Gregory VII

10) When did Benedict XIII die?
a) 23 February 1730

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:37 am

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