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St. Brendan Quiz

1. When was St. Brendan born?
a) 360
b) 372
c) 484
d) 630

2. Where was St. Brendan born?
a) Kilkenny
b) Ciarraighe Luachra
c) Oslo
d) Turin

3. Who taught St. Brendan?
a) St. Ita
b) St. Bernard
c) St. Albert
d) St. Dominic

4. Who ordained St. Brendan priest?
a) St. Patrick
b) Erc
c) Thomas Cromwell
d) John Fisher

5. Where was St. Brendan first appointed abbot?
a) Limerick
b) Ardfelt
c) Westminster
d) Cluny

6. Where did St. Brendan establish his most famous monastery?
a) Gallerus
b) Clonfert
c) Iona
d) Killadysert

7. Whom did St. Brendan appoint prior of Clonfert monastery?
a) Peter Abelard
b) Duns Scotus
c) St. John Chrysostom
d) St. Moinenn

8. When did St. Brendan die?
a) 430
b) 472
c) 577
d) 700

9. Where did St. Brendan die?
a) Enachduin
b) Bristol
c) Liverpool
d) Dublin

10. When is the feast day of St. Brendan?
a) 29 February
b) 16 May
c) 14 August
d) 19 December




St. Brendan Quiz Answers

1. When was St. Brendan born?
c) 484

2. Where was St. Brendan born?
b) Ciarraighe Luachra

3. Who taught St. Brendan?
a) St. Ita

4. Who ordained St. Brendan priest?
b) Erc

5. Where was St. Brendan first appointed abbot?
b) Ardfelt

6. Where did St. Brendan establish his most famous monastery?
b) Clonfert

7. Whom did St. Brendan appoint prior of Clonfert monastery?
d) St. Moinenn

8. When did St. Brendan die?
c) 577

9. Where did St. Brendan die?
a) Enachduin

10. When is the feast day of St. Brendan?
b) 16 May

Nicholas IV Quiz

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

1. When was Girolamo Masci born?
a) 26 October 1209
b) 6 April 1218
c) 19 August 1226
d) 30 September 1227

2. Which order did Girolamo Masci join?
a) Dominican
b) Benedictine
c) Franciscan
d) Redemptorist

3. Who sent Girolamo Masci to Constantinople in 1272?
a) Leo X
b) Gregory X
c) Benedict XV
d) Adrian VI

4. What was Girolamo Masci’s post in 1274-1279?
a) Consul General
b) Governor General
c) Minister General
d) Surveyor General

5. When was Nicholas IV elected pope?
a) 22 February 1288
b) 9 May 1276
c) 15 July 1286
d) 14 November 1280

6. Against whom did Nicholas IV issue a bull in 1290?
a) Apostolici
b) Lutherans
c) Calvinists
d) Quakers

7. Between which two kingdoms did Nicholas IV end war in 1291?
a) Portugal and Ireland
b) Scotland and Norway
c) Aragon and France
d) Austria and Bohemia

8. Which Palestinian fortress fell to Egypt in 1291?
a) Bethlehem
b) Tyre
c) Sidon
d) Acre

9. Whom did Nicholas IV send to Kublai Khan’s court?
a) Isaac Jogues
b) Reginald Pole
c) Giovanni da Montecorvino
d) Jean Villot

10. When did Nicholas IV die?
a) 18 March 1298
b) 4 April 1292
c) 26 September 1294
d) 6 October 1296

Nicholas IV Quiz Answers

1. When was Girolamo Masci born?
d) 30 September 1227

2. Which order did Girolamo Masci join?
c) Franciscan

3. Who sent Girolamo Masci to Constantinople in 1272?
b) Gregory X

4. What was Girolamo Masci’s post in 1274-1279?
c) Minister General

5. When was Nicholas IV elected pope?
a) 22 February 1288

6. Against whom did Nicholas IV issue a bull in 1290?
a) Apostolici

7. Between which two kingdoms did Nicholas IV end war in 1291?
c) Aragon and France

8. Which Palestinian fortress fell to Egypt in 1291?
d) Acre

Pius XII Quiz

Pope Pius XII greets pilgrims

Picture taken during a general audience in St. Peter Basilica. Pope Pius XII greets pilgrims (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pius XII Quiz Questions

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1) When was Pius XII elected pope?
a) 21 November 1938
b) 2 March 1939
c) 14 August 1940
d) 22 February 1942

2) There were 62 cardinals in the conclave that elected Pius XII pope. How many votes did Pius XII get?
a) 61
b) 62
c) 36
d) 43

3) What was the motto of Pius XII?
a) Semper Idem
b) Deus Caritas Est
c) Opus Justitiae Pax
d) Christus Regnus

4) Which significant event occurred on 3 September 1939?
a) Treaty of Versailles
b) End of World War I
c) French Revolution
d) Beginning of World War II

5) Which encyclical of Pius XII deals with Bible?
a) Divino Afflante Spiritu
b) Fidei Donum
c) Musicae Sacrae
d) Summi Pontificatus

6) Which encyclical of Pius XII deals with human origin?
a) Anni Sacri
b) Ad Caeli Reginam
c) Humani Generis
d) Doctor Mellifluus

7) Which dogma was defined by Pius XII on 1 November 1950?
a) Ascension of Jesus
b) Assumption of Mary
c) Coronation of Mary
d) Resurrection of Jesus

8) Pius XII created the first Indian cardinal. Who was he?
a) Lawrence Picachy
b) Valerian Gracias
c) Oswald Gracias
d) Joseph Parekattil

9) Which apostolic letter of Pius XII was about the Catholic Church in China?
a) Cupimis imprimis
b) Nosti profecto
c) Dum maerenti animo
d) Impensiore caritate

10) When did Pius XII die?
a) 4 July 1954
b) 9 October 1958
c) 6 May 1959
d) 12 April 1969

Pius XII Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Pius XII elected pope?
b) 2 March 1939

2) There were 62 cardinals in the conclave that elected Pius XII pope. How many votes did Pius XII get?
a) 61

3) What was the motto of Pius XII?
c) Opus Justitiae Pax

4) Which significant event occurred on 3 September 1939?
d) Beginning of World War II

5) Which encyclical of Pius XII deals with Bible?
a) Divino Afflante Spiritu

6) Which encyclical of Pius XII deals with human origin?
c) Humani Generis

7) Which dogma was defined by Pius XII on 1 November 1950?
b) Assumption of Mary

8) Pius XII created the first Indian cardinal. Who was he?
b) Valerian Gracias

9) Which apostolic letter of Pius XII was about the Catholic Church in China?
a) Cupimis imprimis

10) When did Pius XII die?
b) 9 October 1958