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(Calixtus III, also known as Callixtus III or Callistus III, is referred to as Alonso de Borja for the times before he became pope.)

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1. When was Alonso de Borja born?
a) 31 December 1378
b) 5 June 1401
c) 3 July 1402
d) 11 December 1404

2. Where was Alonso de Borja born?
a) Lisbon
b) Barcelona
c) Jativa
d) La Mancha

3. To which king was Alonso de Borja secretary?
a) Alfonso V
b) Henry V
c) Edward II
d) George II

4. When was Alonso de Borja consecrated bishop?
a) 11 January 1428
b) 17 April 1431
c) 31 August 1429
d) 21 November 1434

5. Of which diocese was Alonso de Borja bishop?
a) Armagh
b) Belfast
c) Dublin
d) Valencia

6. When was Alonso de Borja created cardinal?
a) 14 March 1442
b) 2 April 1444
c) 19 August 1441
d) 17 December 1440

7. When was Calixtus III elected pope?
a) 28 February 1450
b) 8 April 1455
c) 31 December 1454
d) 10 September 1448

8. Where did Carvajal and St. John Capistran defeat the Turks on 22 July 1456?
a) Belgrade
b) Lepanto
c) Vienna
d) Tours

9. Whose case, previously burnt as heretic, ordered to be re-examined by Calixtus III and charge of heresy cleared?
a) Joan of Arc
b) Giordano Bruno
c) Girolamo Savonarola
d) John Hus

10. When did Calixtus III die?
a) 31 March 1455
b) 31 May 1456
c) 6 August 1458
d) 22 October 1452



Calixtus III Quiz Answers

1. When was Alonso de Borja born?
a) 31 December 1378

2. Where was Alonso de Borja born?
c) Jativa

3. To which king was Alonso de Borja secretary?
a) Alfonso V

4. When was Alonso de Borja consecrated bishop?
c) 31 August 1429

5. Of which diocese was Alonso de Borja bishop?
d) Valencia

6. When was Alonso de Borja created cardinal?
b) 2 April 1444

7. When was Calixtus III elected pope?
b) 8 April 1455

8. Where did Carvajal and St. John Capistran defeat the Turks on 22 July 1456?
a) Belgrade

9. Whose case, previously burnt as heretic, ordered to be re-examined by Calixtus III and charge of heresy cleared?
a) Joan of Arc

10. When did Calixtus III die?
c) 6 August 1458



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