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Nicholas III Quiz

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

1. Where was Giovanni Gaetano Orsini born?
a) Mantua
b) Bologna
c) Avignon
d) Rome

2. When was Giovanni Gaetano Orsini created cardinal?
a) 7 March 1241
b) 28 May 1244
c) 9 September 1236
d) 18 October 1234

3. Who created Giovanni Gaetano Orsini cardinal?
a) Leo IX
b) Sixtus V
c) Innocent IV
d) Adrian V

4. Who appointed Giovanni Gaetano Orsini protector of the Franciscans?
a) Urban IV
b) Innocent VIII
c) Gregory XVI
d) Pius IX

5. When was Nicholas III elected pope?
a) 4 February 1271
b) 2 June 1275
c) 15 July 1276
d) 25 November 1277

6. Whom did Nicholas III persuade to renounce the right to Romagna?
a) Charles V
b) Francis II
c) Rudolf I
d) Frederick II

7. Which of the following is true of Nicholas III?
a) First Dominican Pope
b) First Capuchin Pope
c) First Polish Pope
d) First Pope to make the Vatican his residence

8. By which constitution issued on 14 August 1279 did Nicholas III settle the interpretation of the Rule of St. Francis?
a) Aeterni Patri
b) Exiit qui Seminat
c) In Eminenti
d) Apostolicae Curae

9. When did Nicholas III die?
a) 6 January 1281
b) 2 May 1282
c) 22 August 1280
d) 23 December 1283

10. Where did Nicholas III die?
a) Valetta
b) Barcelona
c) Dover
d) Soriano nel Cimino

Nicholas III Quiz Answers

1. Where was Giovanni Gaetano Orsini born?
d) Rome

2. When was Giovanni Gaetano Orsini created cardinal?
b) 28 May 1244

3. Who created Giovanni Gaetano Orsini cardinal?
c) Innocent IV

4. Who appointed Giovanni Gaetano Orsini protector of the Franciscans?
a) Urban IV

5. When was Nicholas III elected pope?
d) 25 November 1277

6. Whom did Nicholas III persuade tnounce the right to Romagna?
c) Rudolf I

7. Which of the following is true of Nicholas III?
d) First Pope to make the Vatican his residence

8. By which constitution issued on 14 August 1279 did Nicholas III settle the interpretation of the Rule of St. Francis?
b) Exiit qui Seminat

9. When did Nicholas III die?
c) 22 August 1280

10. Where did Nicholas III die?
d) Soriano nel Cimino

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Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:57 pm

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