(This quiz refers to Advent as it is generally observed in Latin rite of the Roman Catholic Church, Protestant Churches and Anglican Church. Customs of Advent Wreath and Advent Candles are not universal.)

Advent Quiz Questions

Deutsch: Advent vier Kerzen

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1) What is the meaning of Advent?
a) Coming
b) Going
c) Receiving
d) Giving

2) How many Sundays are in Advent?
a) Three
b) Four
c) Five
d) Six

3) What is the traditional colour of Advent?
a) Red
b) Green
c) Purple
d) Yellow

4) Which feast follows Advent?
a) Easter
b) Christmas
c) Transfiguration
d) Pentecost

5) What is not sung or recited during Sunday mass in Advent?
a) Gloria
b) Creed
c) Sanctus
d) Our Father

6) What is the contemporary colour of Advent?
a) Blue
b) Black
c) White
d) Brown

7) When did Advent begin in the 5th century?
a) 11 November
b) 15 November
c) 3 December
d) 7 December

8) When was Advent reduced to its current length?
a) 6th century
b) 7th century
c) 8th century
d) 9th century

9) What do evergreen branches of Advent Wreath symbolize?
a) Faith
b) Hope
c) Eternal life
d) Love

10) What does the rose (pink) candle lit on third Sunday of Advent symbolize?
a) Joy
b) Peace
c) Victory
d) Fertility

Advent Quiz Questions with Answers

1) What is the meaning of Advent?
a) Coming

2) How many Sundays are in Advent?
b) Four

3) What is the traditional colour of Advent?
c) Purple

4) Which feast follows Advent?
b) Christmas

5) What is not sung or recited during Sunday mass in Advent?
a) Gloria

6) What is the contemporary colour of Advent?
a) Blue

7) When did Advent begin in the 5th century?
a) 11 November

8) When was Advent reduced to its current length?
a) 6th century

9) What do evergreen branches of Advent Wreath symbolize?
c) Eternal life

10) What does the rose (pink) candle lit on third Sunday of Advent symbolize?
a) Joy

Advent candles and their meaning

First purple candle – Hope
Second purple candle – Love
Pink candle – Joy
Third purple candle – Peace

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