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Trivia Quiz - Papal Fun!!

This quiz is all about Popes! There is the name of a Pope in either the question or the answer. Great trivia about the popes!

Quiz Number: 53
Date Submitted: July 09, 2016
Quiz Categories: Christianity
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: charles
Average Score: 46.2 percent
Times Taken: 203 times
Taken by Registered Users: 21

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1. The Vatican lists St. Peter, the first pope, as serving from A.D. 30 to 64 or 67 - a total of either 34 or 37 years, first on the longevity list. Who is second on the longevity list?
  A.   Pius IX
  B.   John Paul II
  C.   Pius VII
  D.   John XXIII

2. This pope is undoubtedly the most-traveled in history, making 102 foreign visits.
  A.   Paul VI
  B.   John Paul II
  C.   John XXIII
  D.   John Paul I

3. On October 11, 1962, Vatican II convened with John XXIII as pope. Who closed out Vatican II in 1965 as pope?
  A.   Paul VI
  B.   Pius XII
  C.   John Paul II
  D.   John Paul I

4. In 1064, the eastern Churches flatly refused to submit to the Pope. This split is called the Great Schism. Who was the Pope in Rome at the time?
  A.   Nicholas II
  B.   Alexander II
  C.   Stephen X
  D.   Damascus II

5. Pope Pius IX opened Vatican I in the 19th century. In which decade did the opening take place?
  A.   1870's
  B.   1850's
  C.   1880's
  D.   1860's

6. John Paul II was the first Pope to reign from what country?
  A.   Luxembourg
  B.   Germany
  C.   Poland
  D.   Austria

7. In which decade did Pope Sixtus IV issue a Papal Bull, giving authority for an inquisition, effectively starting the Spanish Inquisition?
  A.   1460's
  B.   1470's
  C.   1480's
  D.   1490's

8. In what year did John Paul II issued a public address in which he apologized for the historic sins of Christians everywhere, mentioning seven categories of wrongs committed in the Church's nearly 2000-year history.
  A.   1998
  B.   1999
  C.   2000
  D.   2001

9. Which Pope forbade Catholics to vote for members of the Communist Party?
  A.   Pius IX
  B.   John Paul II
  C.   Pius VII
  D.   John XXIII

10. Which Pope was baptized at home by a midwife as he was in danger of death?
  A.   Pius IX
  B.   John Paul I
  C.   Pius VII
  D.   John XXIII®   

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