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(Urban VII is referred by his baptismal name for the times before he became pope. Some sources give the baptismal name as Giovanni Battista Castagna.)

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1. When was Giambattista Castagna born?
a) 14 February 1519
b) 5 June 1516
c) 4 August 1521
d) 7 November 1525

2. Where was Giambattista Castagna born?
a) Zurich
b) Rome
c) Frankfurt
d) Lausanne

3. From which university did Giambattista Castagna get doctorates in canon and civil law?
a) University of Bologna
b) University of Pisa
c) University of Sienna
d) University of Perugia

4. When was Giambattista Castagna ordained priest?
a) 30 March 1553
b) 8 April 1550
c) 11 July 1567
d) 3 December 1568

5. When was Giambattista Castagna consecrated bishop?
a) 1 March 1556
b) 4 April 1553
c) 23 August 1568
d) 3 October 1570

6. Of which archdiocese was Giambattista Castagna archbishop?
a) Milan
b) Berlin
c) Florence
d) Rossano

7. Where was Giovanni Giambattista Castagna nuncio for seven years?
a) Denmark
b) Spain
c) Lithuania
d) Portugal

8. When was Giambattista Castagna created cardinal?
a) 11 March 1585
b) 31 May 1581
c) 19 August 1582
d) 12 December 1583

9. When was Urban VII elected pope?
a) 3 January 1585
b) 7 July 1587
c) 15 September 1590
d) 25 October 1584

10. When did Urban VII die?
a) 1 January 1600
b) 31 July 1615
c) 15 May 1594
d) 27 September 1590

Urban VII Quiz Answers

1. When was Giambattista Castagna born?
c) 4 August 1521

2. Where was Giambattista Castagna born?
b) Rome

3. From which university did Giambattista Castagna get doctorates in canon and civil law?
a) University of Bologna

4. When was Giambattista Castagna ordained priest?
a) 30 March 1553

5. When was Giambattista Castagna consecrated bishop?
b) 4 April 1553

6. Of which archdiocese was Giambattista Castagna archbishop?
d) Rossano

7. Where was Giovanni Giambattista Castagna nuncio for seven years?
b) Spain

8. When was Giambattista Castagna created cardinal?
d) 12 December 1583

9. When was Urban VII elected pope?
c) 15 September 1590

10. When did Urban VII die?
d) 27 September 1590




Originally posted 2009-06-03 12:21:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:30 pm

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