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Pope Gregory XIII

Pope Gregory XIII, portrait by Lavinia Fontana (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Gregory XIII is referred by his baptismal name for the times before he became pope.)

Gregory XIII Quiz Questions

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1. When was Ugo Buoncompagni born?
a) 7 January 1502
b) 12 April 1500
c) 9 September 1498
d) 14 December 1504

2. Where was Ugo Buoncompagni born?
a) Amiens
b) Bologna
c) Rocca Secca
d) Madrid

3. From which university did Ugo Buoncompagni graduate in civil and canon law?
a) University of Bologna
b) Sorbonne University
c) University of Padua
d) St. Thomas University

4. Of which diocese was Ugo Buoncompagni bishop?
a) London
b) Rochester
c) Viesti
d) Mantua

5. Where was Ugo Buoncompagni legate?
a) Mongolia
b) Iceland
c) Ecuador
d) Spain

6. When was Gregory XIII crowned pope?
a) 22 February 1570
b) 15 May 1572
c) 11 July 1574
d) 5 December 1571

7. Who were massacred on St. Bartholomew’s Day in 1572?
a) Anglicans
b) Lutherans
c) Huegenots
d) Quakers

8. For which reform Gregory XIII is well known?
a) Gregorian Chant
b) Gregorian Calendar
c) Gregorian Architecture
d) Gregorian Painting

9. Which date followed 4 October 1582 in Catholic countries?
a) 5 October 1582
b) 7 October 1582
c) 15 October 1582
d) 16 October 1582

10. When did Gregory XIII die?
a) 1 February 1586
b) 10 April 1585
c) 7 July 1589
d) 14 October 1587

Gregory XIII Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Ugo Buoncompagni born?
a) 7 January 1502

2. Where was Ugo Buoncompagni born?
b) Bologna

3. From which university did Ugo Buoncompagni graduate in civil and canon law?
a) University of Bologna

4. Of which diocese was Ugo Buoncompagni bishop?
c) Viesti

5. Where was Ugo Buoncompagni legate?
d) Spain

6. When was Gregory XIII crowned pope?
b) 15 May 1572

7. Who were massacred on St. Bartholomew’s Day in 1572?
c) Huegenots

8. For which reform Gregory XIII is well known?
b) Gregorian Calendar

9. Which date followed 4 October 1582 in Catholic countries?
c) 15 October 1582

10. When did Gregory XIII die?
b) 10 April 1585

Originally posted 2009-06-17 11:00:01. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: June 13, 2016 — 11:57 pm

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