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Paul III Quiz

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

1. When was Alessandro Farnese born?
a) 29 February 1468
b) 1 April 1464
c) 27 August 1472
d) 3 October 1460

2. With which diocese was Alessandro Farnese invested in 1509?
a) Vicenza
b) Moderna
c) Perugia
d) Parma

3. Who sent Alessandro Farnese as legate to Lateran Council V in 1512?
a) Leo X
b) Alexander VI
c) Julius II
d) Adrian IV

4. When was Alessandro Farnese created cardinal?
a) 6 January 1492
b) 30 June 1503
c) 20 September 1493
d) 14 May 1498

5. When was Paul III elected pope?
a) 1 January 1501
b) 18 April 1494
c) 12 October 1534
d) 31 December 1500

6. When did Paul III give formal sanction to the Society of Jesus?
a) 25 February 1532
b) 17 June 1536
c) 2 November 1552
d) 27 September 1540

7. Which Council did Paul III summon?
a) Trent
b) Vatican I
c) Nicaea
d) Lateran II

8. Who of the following monarchs was excommunicated by Paul III for divorcing his wife?
a) Charles V
b) Francis I
c) Edward VI
d) Henry VIII

9. Which treaty brought an end to wars between Charles V and Francis I?
a) Crespi
b) Paris
c) Berlin
d) Vienna

10. When did Paul III die?
a) 26 March 1552
b) 3 June 1545
c) 29 July 1546
d) 10 November 1549



Paul III Quiz Answers

1. When was Alessandro Farnese born?
a) 29 February 1468

2. With which diocese was Alessandro Farnese invested in 1509?
d) Parma

3. Who sent Alessandro Farnese as legate to Lateran Council V in 1512?
c) Julius II

4. When was Alessandro Farnese created cardinal?
c) 20 September 1493

5. When was Paul III elected pope?
c) 12 October 1534

6. When did Paul III give formal sanction to the Society of Jesus?
d) 27 September 1540

7. Which Council did Paul III summon?
a) Trent

8. Who of the following monarchs was excommunicated by Paul III for divorcing his wife?
d) Henry VIII

9. Which treaty brought an end to wars between Charles V and Francis I?
a) Crespi

10. When did Paul III die?
d) 10 November 1549



Updated: July 30, 2016 — 3:46 pm

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