Innocent VIII Quiz

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

1. Where was Giovanni Battista Cibo born?
a) Naples
b) Florence
c) Genoa
d) Bologna

2. Of which diocese was Giovanni Battista Cibo bishop in 1467?
a) Mantua
b) Verona
c) Nicastro
d) Savona

3. When was Giovanni Battista Cibo created cardinal?
a) 5 January 1460
b) 7 May 1473
c) 3 July 1456
d) 8 December 1464

4. When was Innocent VIII elected pope?
a) 3 February 1486
b) 8 June 1488
c) 11 September 1496
d) 29 August 1484

5. Which bull issued by Innocent VIII was against witchcraft?
a) Audita tremendi
b) Unam Sanctam
c) Summis desiderantes
d) Ad extirpanda

6. Whom did Innocent VIII recognise as lawful king of England?
a) Edward VI
b) George III
c) William IV
d) Henry VII

7. Whose 900 theses posted in Rome was forbidden to be read under penalty of excommunication by Innocent VIII?
a) Martin Luther
b) Pico della Mirandola
c) John Calvin
d) John Wesley

8. Whom did Innocent VIII appoint as grand inquisitor of Spain?
a) Albert de Capitaneis
b) Teilhard de Chardin
c) Heinrich Kramer
d) Tomas de Torquemada

9. With which Turkish monarch did Innocent VIII sign a treaty in 1489?
a) Haroon Al Rashid
b) Bayezid II
c) Bahadur Shah II
d) Abu Bakr

10. When did Innocent VIII die?
a) 16 March 1494
b) 12 May 1482
c) 25 July 1492
d) 30 November 1501



Innocent VIII Quiz Answers

1. Where was Giovanni Battista Cibo born?
c) Genoa

2. Of which diocese was Giovanni Battista Cibo bishop in 1467?
d) Savona

3. When was Giovanni Battista Cibo created cardinal?
b) 7 May 1473

4. When was Innocent VIII elected pope?
d) 29 August 1484

5. Which bull issued by Innocent VIII was against witchcraft?
c) Summis desiderantes

6. Whom did Innocent VIII recognise as lawful king of England?
d) Henry VII

7. Whose 900 theses posted in Rome was forbidden to be read under penalty of excommunication by Innocent VIII?
b) Pico della Mirandola

8. Whom did Innocent VIII appoint as grand inquisitor of Spain?
d) Tomas de Torquemada

9. With which Turkish monarch did Innocent VIII sign a treaty in 1489?
b) Bayezid II

10. When did Innocent VIII die?
c) 25 July 1492



Originally posted 2009-08-22 20:38:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:37 am

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