Urban VI Quiz

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

1. Where was Bartolomeo Prignano born?
a) Athens
b) Naples
c) Acropolis
d) Nicosia

2. Of which archdiocese was Bartolomeo Prignano appointed archbishop in 1363?
a) Dublin
b) Acerenza
c) Baltimore
d) Caracas

3. Of which archdiocese was Bartolomeo Prignano appointed archbishop in 1377?
a) Quito
b) Asmara
c) Bari
d) Cordoba

4. What was the demand of the Romans at the conclave to elect a successor to Gregory XI?
a) The pope must be a holy man.
b) The pope must be a rich man.
c) The pope must be a Roman or at least an Italian.
d) The pope must be a German.

5. When was Urban VI elected pope?
a) 25 March 1380
b) 8 April 1378
c) 22 September 1406
d) 8 December 1404

6. Where did the French cardinals declare the election of Urban VI as null because it was made out of fear?
a) Anagni
b) Paris
c) Marseilles
d) Nantes

7. Where did the French cardinals elect Clement VII as pope?
a) Tours
b) Quimper
c) La Rochelle
d) Fondi

8. Who was excommunicated by Urban VI for housing Clement VII?
a) Joan I
b) Joan of Arc
c) Elizabeth
d) Matilda

9. What began with the election of Clement VII?
a) Renaissance
b) Great Schism
c) Industrial Revolution
d) Scientific Age

10. When did Urban VI die?
a) 22 February 1400
b) 9 April 1402
c) 3 August 1405
d) 15 October 1389

Urban VI Quiz Answers

1. Where was Bartolomeo Prignano born?
b) Naples

2. Of which archdiocese was Bartolomeo Prignano appointed archbishop in 1363?
b) Acerenza

3. Of which archdiocese was Bartolomeo Prignano appointed archbishop in 1377?
c) Bari

4. What was the demand of the Romans at the conclave to elect a successor to Gregory XI?
c) The pope must be a Roman or at least an Italian.

5. When was Urban VI elected pope?
b) 8 April 1378

6. Where did the French cardinals declare the election of Urban VI as null because it was made out of fear?
a) Anagni

7. Where did the French cardinals elect Clement VII as pope?
d) Fondi

8. Who was excommunicated by Urban VI for housing Clement VII?
a) Joan I

9. What began with the election of Clement VII?
b) Great Schism

10. When did Urban VI die?
d) 15 October 1389

Updated: July 30, 2016 — 3:47 pm

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