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Trivia Quiz - Pope Benedict XVI


What do you know about the life, papacy and resignation of Pope Benedict XVI?

Quiz Number: 4990
Date Submitted: February 27, 2013
Quiz Categories: Christianity, German History
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 61.3 percent
Times Taken: 23 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4
Quiz is about: Pope Benedict XVI

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1. Of what nationality is Pope Benedict XVI?
  A.   Italian
  B.   German
  C.   Polish
  D.   French

2. What is Pope Benedict's birth name?
  A.   Joseph
  B.   James
  C.   Frederick
  D.   William

3. What was the future Pope Benedict doing during World War II?
  A.   German soldier
  B.   seminary student
  C.   priest
  D.   both a and b

4. Complete this quote by Pope Benedict XVI: "We were looking for a 'good shepherd,' and instead we got a _________ shepherd."
  A.   old
  B.   gray
  C.   German
  D.   tough

5. How many new saints did Pope Benedict XVI name during his pontificate?
  A.   4
  B.   7
  C.   12
  D.   15

6. What is Pope Benedict's Twitter handle?
  A.   @Pope
  B.   @Benedict
  C.   @Pontiff
  D.   @Pontifex

7. Who served as pope prior to the election of Pope Benedict XVI in 2005?
  A.   Pope John Paul II
  B.   Pope John XXIII
  C.   Pope Paul VI
  D.   Pope Pius XII

8. Pope Benedict XVI resigned his position in 2013. How many popes had resigned prior to him?
  A.   0
  B.   2
  C.   8
  D.   15

9. After his resignation, Pope Benedict became known by what title?
  A.   Pope Emeritus
  B.   Pope Teacherus
  C.   Pope Spiritus
  D.   Pope Benedictus

10. Where did Pope Benedict live after his resignation?
  A.   Swiss Alps
  B.   Germany
  C.   a condo in Florida
  D.   continued to live in Vatican City


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