Monday, April 3, 2017

A Quiz for Lent

Answer each of these five questions and scroll way, way down for the answers. 

1.     In origin the word “Lent” means
a. Sorrow
b. Spring
c. Revival
d. Lost

2.   The 40 days of Lent correspond to
a. the 40 days and nights of rain in the Flood
b. the 40 years that the Israelites wandered in the desert
c. the 40 days that Jesus spent in the wilderness
d. all of the above

        3.    Prayer, fasting and alms giving during Lent are
        a. required for all
        b. required for parish clergy only
        c. voluntary for all
        d. required for bishops only


Lent is officially over

               a. with the first alleluia at the Easter vigil
          b. at sunrise on Easter Sunday
          c. with communion on Maundy Thursday
          d. after the Good Friday service

        5.    The 40 days of Lent do NOT include
        a. Holy Saturday
        b. Ash Wednesday
        c. the Sundays in Lent
        d. St Patrick’s Day

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1.  b
2. c  or  d
3. c
4. a
5. c