Marcellus II Quiz

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

1. When was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi born?
a) 15 February 1500
b) 6 May 1501
c) 8 July 1498
d) 9 October 1462

2. Where was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi born?
a) Frascati
b) Albano
c) Brindisi
d) Montepulciano

3. Who appointed Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi prothonotary apostolic?
a) Alexander VI
b) Adrian IV
c) John II
d) Paul III

4. For which of the following dioceses was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi not administrator?
a) Gubbio
b) Nicastro
c) Gubbio
d) Viesti

5. When was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi created cardinal?
a) 5 January 1536
b) 9 April 1548
c) 11 July 1560
d) 19 December 1539

6. To which emperor was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi legate?
a) Charles V
b) Maximilian II
c) George VI
d) Philip II

7. When was Marcellus II elected pope?
a) 8 February 1554
b) 9 April 1555
c) 11 August 1552
d) 22 October 1556

8. When was Marcellus II consecrated bishop?
a) 18 February 1554
b) 10 April 1555
c) 19 August 1552
d) 31 October 1556

9. Why was Marcellus II not crowned with customary solemnity?
a) There was famine.
b) There was drought.
c) It was Lent.
d) It was Easter.

10. When did Marcellus II die?
a) 7 January 1575
b) 1 May 1555
c) 12 September 1558
d) 21 October 1562




Marcellus II Quiz Answers

1. When was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi born?
b) 6 May 1501

2. Where was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi born?
d) Montepulciano

3. Who appointed Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi prothonotary apostolic?
d) Paul III

4. For which of the following dioceses was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi not administrator?
d) Viesti

5. When was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi created cardinal?
d) 19 December 1539

6. To which emperor was Marcello Cervini Degli Spannochi legate?
a) Charles V

7. When was Marcellus II elected pope?
b) 9 April 1555

8. When was Marcellus II consecrated bishop?
b) 10 April 1555

9. Why was Marcellus II not crowned with customary solemnity?
c) It was Lent.

10. When did Marcellus II die?
b) 1 May 1555



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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:33 am

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