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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Quiz of the Day, July 2019

Quiz of the of the Day, July 21, 2019

Who took communion on the moon?

a. Armstrong
b. Bean
c. Conrad
d. Aldrin

Quiz of the Day, July 20, 2019

What Episcopal saint is associated with women's undergarments?

a. Harriet Tubman
b. Amelia Bloomer
c. Sojourner Truth
d. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Quiz of the Day, July 19, 2019

What did David receive from the priest Abimelech?

a. the holy bread of the Presence
b. the budding rod of Moses
c. the sword of Jonathan
d. the sword of Goliath
e. b and c
f. a and d

Quiz of the Day, July 18, 2019

Jonathan, son of Saul,

a. was to be a king of Israel
b. was the best friend of David
c. warned David to flee his father Saul
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, July 17, 2019

If George Washington might be called the political "father" of our country, who might be called the "father" of the Episcopal Church?

a. Bishop Samuel Seabury
b. Bishop Samuel Provoost
c. Bishop William White
d. Bishop Philander Chase

Quiz of the Day, July 16, 2019

What musical instrument did David play?

a. harp, according to the King James' translation
b. lyre, actually
c. psaltery, according to King James' translation
d. nevel
e. all of the above


Quiz of the Day, July 15, 2019

In what city is it said that the followers of Jesus were first called "Christians?"

a. Jerusalem
b. Rome
c. Antioch
d. Corinth

Quiz of the Day, July 14, 2019

Jesus said which of the following?

a. I, Christ am the fulfillment of the law
b. Love is the fulfillment of the law
c. not one letter, not one stroke of a letter, will pass from the law until all is accomplished. 
d. without the law there is no sin

Quiz of the Day, July 13, 2019

How did David kill Goliath?

a. bow and arrow
b. sling shot
c. decapitation with a sword
d. spear

Quiz of the Day, July 12, 2019

What does the Gospel of Mark begin with?

a. In the beginning was the Word
b. the birth of Jesus narrative
c. the genealogy of Jesus
d. John the Baptist and the baptism of Jesus

Quiz of the Day, July 11, 2019

Who is the "Father" of Western monasticism?

a. Dominic
b. Francis
c. Benedict
d. Anthony

Quiz of the Day, July 10, 2019

Who said, "Mortals look on outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart?"

a. Samuel to Jesse
b. the Lord to Samuel
c. Jesse to David
d. David to Goliath

Quiz of the Day, July 9, 2019

Joseph of Arimathea is the obvious patron saint for what profession?

a. jailers
b. lawyers
c. morticians
d. soldiers

Quiz of the Day, July 8, 2019

Why was Saul rejected by God as a worthy king of Israel?

a. David was preferred
b. Jonathan was an unworthy successor
c. Saul disobeyed the Lord
d. Saul spared and used some of the spoils of war
e. c and d

Quiz of the Day, July 7, 2019

Why was Saul going to kill his son Jonathan?

a. because he took David's side
b. because Jonathan inadvertently violated Saul's food ban
c. because he began a coup
d. Saul was jealous of Jonathan's prowess in battle

Quiz of the Day, July 6, 2019

Jan Hus was associated with which of the following views of the Holy Eucharist?

a. transubstantiation
b. consubstantiation
c. receptionism
d. symbolic presence
e. spiritual presence

Quiz of the Day, July 5, 2019

Where is it written about beating "swords into plowshares?"

a. Isaiah
b. Joel
c. Micah
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, July 4, 2019

The Fourth of July, Independence Day

a. is a feast day on the Episcopal liturgical calendar
b. whose collect was opposed by the first Presiding Bishop because of too many "Tory" clergy
c. did not become a Major Feast until the 1979 Book of Common Prayer
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, July 3, 2019

What ended the rule of Judges in Israel?

a. the sins of the sons of Eli
b. the death of Samuel
c. the failure of the sons of Samuel
d. the replace of the rule by judges with rule by king

Quiz of the Day, July 2, 2019

What is the sin of "simony?"

a. derived from Simon Magus
b. means the selling of offices (positions) of the church
c. originated from a story in the Acts of the Apostles
d. involved Simon being jealous for the gifts of the evangelist Philip, Peter & John
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, July 1, 2019

Of the following, who was present at the stoning of St. Stephen?

a. Peter
b. Saul of Tarsus
c. Philip
d. Cornelius

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Quiz of the Day, June 2019

Quiz of the Day, June 30, 2019

The word messiah comes from what?

a. shepherd taking care of sheep
b. the warrior king David
c. pouring oil on the head
d. Handel's oratorio

Quiz of the Day, June 29, 2019

Which of the following are not feast days in the Episcopal Church?

a. Feast of St. Peter
b. Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul
c. Feast of the Confession of St. Peter
d. Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
e. Feast of St. Paul
d. c and d
e. a and e

Quiz of the Day, June 28, 2019

Why did Saul initially seek Samuel for his services?

a. to offer prayers for his sick father
b. to adjudicate a dispute with his neighbor, since Samuel was a judge
c. to get help finding his lost donkeys, since Samuel was a seer
d. to pay his tithe to the shrine

Quiz of the Day, June 27, 2019

What was the most serious warning that Samuel warned about when the people of Israel clamored to have a king?

a. a king would protect with a standing army
b. a king would draft your sons into the army
c. a king would be a kleptocrat
d. a king would demand a court with dancers and musicians

Quiz of the Day, June 26, 2019

Who set the stone which was named "Ebenezer?"

a. Dickens
b. David
c. Samuel
d. Samson

Quiz of the Day, June 25, 2019

Who wrote the "African American National Anthem," "Lift Every Voice and Sing?"

a. James Weldon Johnson
b. Frederick Douglass
c. Rosamond Johnson
d. all of the above
e. a and c

Quiz of the Day, June 24, 2019

In the contrast of miraculous birth or marvelous birth, which of the following stands out as uniquely different?

a. Moses
b. Isaac
c. Samuel
d. John the Baptist
e. Jesus

Quiz of the Day, June 23, 2019

Why is Ichabod not a happy name?

a. it means darkness
b. it was the name of a fated warrior
c. it was the name of a headless man who received a pumpkin as a head
d. it means the glory has departed from Israel

Quiz of the Day, June 22, 2019

Who is Ananias in the Acts of the Apostles?

a. the man who lied
b. the man who received Saul into the fellowship of the followers of Jesus
c. the man was married to Sapphira
d. the man who came to immediate death for lying
e. a,c, and d
f.  a-d, because there are two Ananias' in Acts of the Apostles

Quiz of the Day, June 21, 2019

Deborah, Eli, Gideon, Samuel, Samson and Ehud share what title?

a.  priest
b.  high priest
c.  judge
d.  commander
e.  scribe

Quiz of the Day, June 20, 2019

Which composer wrote a score, "Fantasia on a Theme from Thomas Tallis?"

a. Purcell
b. Clarke
c. Elgar
d. Vaughan Williams
e. Handel
f.  Holst

Quiz of the Day, June 19, 2019

What are the names of the two corrupt sons of the priest Eli?

a. Korah
b. Hophni
c. Shimeon
d. Phineas
e. a and c
f. b and d
g. c and d


Quiz of the Day, June 18, 2019

Eli was a mentor for whom?

a. David
b. Samuel
c. Elkanah
d. Hannah

Quiz of the Day, June 17, 2019

Samson and Samuel lived under the vow of the nazirite. Which of the following is not included in that vow?

a. marriage
b. uncut hair
c. no wine
d. no intoxicants

Quiz of Day, June 16, 2019

Which of the following was not a result of the Council of Nicaea?

a. universal agreement about the Trinity throughout the church
b. excommunication of more than half of the Christians in the world
c. the cursing (anathamatizing) of all persons who believed differently from the Nicaean official pronouncements
d. the production of what has come to be called the Nicene Creed

Quiz of the Day, June 15, 2019

Who of the following Anglicans, made "Mysticism" an acceptable designation for spiritual experience?

a. Julian of Norwich
b. Margery Kempe
c. Evelyn Underhill
d. C.S. Lewis

Quiz of the Day, June 14, 2019

Of the Cappadocian Fathers, who is called "the Great?"

a. Gregory of Nyssa
b. Basil of Caeserea
c. Gregory of Nazianzus
d. Peter of Sebaste

Quiz of the Day, June 13, 2019

Which English apologist wrote the Father Brown mystery stories?

a. C.S. Lewis
b. Charles William
c. Malcolm Muggeridge
d. G.K. Chesterton
e. J.R.R.Tolkien
f.  T.S. Eliot

Quiz of the Day, June 12, 2019

Who was Enmegahbowh?

a. Constantine's favorite Bishop
b. First recognized Native American Episcopal priest
c. An Apache deacon in the 19th century
d. a Huron priest

Quiz of the Day, June 11, 2019

Barnabas was a missionary companion of

a. Paul only
b. Paul and Silas
c. Paul and John Mark
d. John Mark only

Quiz of the Day, June 10, 2019

Which of the following feast is to be observed near Pentecost?

a. Conversion of Paul
b. Confession of Peter
c. First Book of Common Prayer
d. Cyril and Methodius

Quiz of the Day, June 9, 2019

The seven-fold gifts of the Spirit are found listed where in the Bible?

a. Psalms
b. 1 Corinthians
c. Isaiah
d. Romans


Quiz of the Day,  June 8, 2019

Which Gospel includes the account of the raising of Lazarus from the dead?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, June 7, 2019

Which of the following is true about the account of the event of Pentecost?

a. Gentiles in Jerusalem heard the Gospel in their own language
b. Jews, who had come to Jerusalem,  who had been born in the diaspora heard the Gospel in the language of their diaspora locations
c. the languages were unknown languages of angels
d. there were actual burning tongues of fire on the heads of the disciples which seared their hair

Quiz of the Day, June 6, 2019

The parable of the Good Samaritan is about

a. neighboring
b. hypocrisy
c. sins of the priests
d. xenophobia

Quiz of the Day, June 5, 2019

Which saint converted pagans by chopping down their sacred oak tree in defiance of their chief god?

a. Wilfrid
b. Cyril
c. Methodius
d. Boniface

Quiz of the Day, June 4, 2019

Which modern day Pope appeared on the calendar of saints of the Episcopal Church before he was "sainted" by the Vatican?

a. John Paul II
b. Pious XII
c. Paul VI
d. John XXIII

Quiz of the Day, June 3, 2019

The Day of Pentecost provides a connection with portions of the Hebrew Scripture except one of the following:

a. Joel's predication of the pouring out of God's Spirit on all flesh
b. the tower of Babel
c. the Psalm's "let all the people praise Thee"
d. Noah's Ark

Quiz of the Day, June 2, 2019

In what book of the Bible are the words "I am the Alpha and the Omega," heard to be uttered?

a. Jude
b. Revelations
c. Acts of the Apostles
d. Hebrews

Quiz of the Day, June 1, 2019


With his notion of the "logos" what could claim about Plato?

a. he influence the Hebrew Scriptures
b. he was an "unknowing Christian"
c. he predicted the Christ event
d. he provided the foundation for the New Testament writings

Friday, May 31, 2019

Quiz of the Day, May 2019

Quiz of the Day, May 31, 2019

What does the Feast of the Visitation commemorate?

a. the visitation of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary
b. the visitation of Elizabeth to the Virgin Mary
c. the visitation of the Virgin Mary to Elizabeth
d. the conception event for the Virgin Mary

Quiz of the Day, May 30,2019

Which of the following has the most extensive account of The ascension of Jesus?

a. Matthew 
b. Mark 
c. Luke
d. John 

Quiz of the Day, May 29, 2019

Calvinism is

a. a denomination
b. a theology derived from John Calvin
c. a method of Christian practice
d. limited to the Presbyterian church

Quiz of the Day, May 28, 2019

In what city did John Calvin attempt to establish a theocracy?

a. Strasbourg
b. Basel
c. Geneva
d. Zurich


Quiz of the Day, May 27, 2019

Who was the monarch who converted to Christianity after Augustine arrived in the British Isles?

a. Bertha
b. Edmund
c. Alfred
d. Aethelbert

Quiz of the Day, May 26, 2019

Which Gospel does not include the parable of the mustard seed?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, May 25, 2019

Who wrote "The Ecclesiastical History of the English People?"

a. Chaucer
b. Lancelote Andrewes
c. The Venerable Bede
d. Roger Bacon
e. Robert Grossteste

Quiz of the Day, May 24, 2019

Who said, "for I perceived that power has gone out from me?"

a. Paul
b. David
c. Peter
d. Jesus

Quiz of the Day, May 23, 2019

Who was Legion in the New Testament?

a. a companion of Paul
b. a Roman army size designation
c. collective name for the demons in the man from Gerasenes
d. the twin brother of Cohort, mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles

Quiz of the Day, May 22, 2019

In which book of the Bible are the following women written about: Damaris, Lydia, Dorcas, Rhoda and Priscilla?

a. Luke
b. Acts of the Apostle
c. Romans
d. 1 Corinthians

Quiz of the Day, May 21, 2019

Who was the missionary to the Algonquin?

a. Dorothy Parker
b. John Eliot
c. Edward Sapir
d. Benjamin Whorf

Quiz of the Day, May 20, 2019

After the fall of the Roman Empire, who did Charlemagne charge to bring education to the Frankish people?

a. Venerable Bede
b. Cadaemon
c. Alcuin
d. Remigius of Lyon

Quiz of the Day, May 19, 2019

In what book of the Bible is it recorded that God gave people right to eat reptiles?

a. 1 Corinthians
b. Acts of the Apostle
c. Revelations
d. Romans

Quiz of the Day, May 18, 2019

Who of the following is not an African American saint on the Episcopal Calendar of saints?

a. Martin Luther King, Jr.
b. Absalom Jones
c. Janani Luwam
d. Richard Allen
e. Thurgood Marshall Quiz of the Day, May 17, 2019
f. Frederick Douglass


The vision of a "new Jerusalem" in the Revelation of John the Divine has a precedent in what book of Hebrew Scripture?

a. Psalms
b. Isaiah
c. Zechariah
d. Ezekiel

Quiz of the Day, May 16, 2019

Where can the "you can't take it with you to the grave" teaching be found in the Bible?

a. Psalms
b. Ecclesiastes
c. 1 Timothy
d. Job
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, May 15, 2019

What became problematic regarding Junia, apostle and companion of Paul?

a. whether she was actually a woman apostle
b. whether her name was added later to the Epistle to the Romans
c. whether she was married to Andronicus
d. whether Paul would accept a "woman" apostle

 Quiz of the Day, May 14, 2019

Which apostles received a dream/vision from God permitting/requiring him to open his heart to those who ate meat from restricted animals of the dietary rules of Judaism?

a. Philip
b. John
c. Peter
d. Paul

Quiz of the Day, May 13, 2019

Frances Perkins, a saint of the Episcopal Church,  is associated with which of the following:

a. Medicare
b. OSHA
c. Social Security
d. Labor Union Leader


Quiz of the Day, May 12, 2019

Which of the following is not about shepherding?

a. Psalm 23
b. John, chapter 10
c. Psalm 95
d. 1 Corinthian, chapter 13

Quiz of the Day, May 11, 2019

Matthew, for whom the Gospel is named, is often thought to be whom?

a. Thaddeaus
b. Bartholomew
c. Levi
d. Nathaniel
e. the disciple whom Jesus loved


Quiz of the Day, May 10, 2019

In the story about the life of Daniel, which monarch threw Daniel into the den of lions?

a. Nebuchadnezzar
b. Belshazzar
c. Cyrus
d. Darius


Quiz of the Day, May 9, 2019

Of the Gregorys, who would be called Cappadocian "Father?"

a. Gregory of Nyssa
b. Gregory the Great
c. Gregory the Illuminator
d. Gregory of Nazianzus
e. a and c
f.  a and d

Quiz of the Day, May 8, 2019

Who is the most famous saint of Norwich?

a. Thomas Traherne
b. Margery Kemp
c. Julian
d. Walter Hilton

Quiz of the Day, May 7, 2019

What was the Greek name for Tabitha?

a. Lydia
b. Junia
c. Dorcas
d. Phoebe

Quiz of the Day, May 6, 2019

Which Gospel makes reference without specific identity to the disciple "whom Jesus loved?"

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, May 5, 2019

What biblical king went "mad" for a season and then recovered?

a .David
b. Ahab
c. Cyrus
d. Nebuchadnezzar 

Quiz of the Day, May 4, 2019

What do Saints Mary, Elizabeth, Helena, and Monnica have in common?

a. marvelous birth stories
b. miraculous birth stories
c. famous sons
d. particular association with the cross of Jesus

Quiz of the Day, May 3, 2019

The "Song of the Three Young Men" and the "Prayer of Azariah" are included in some versions of what biblical book?

a. Psalms
b. Ezra
c. Nehemiah
d. Daniel

Quiz of the Day, May 2, 2019

Whose view of the Trinity prevailed at the Council of Nicaea?

a. Arius'
b. Constantine's
c. Athanasius'
d. Origen's

Quiz of the Day, May 1, 2019

Who said, "I know that my Redeemer lives?"

a. Isaiah
b. David
c. Job
d. Paul
e. Handel

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Quiz of the Day, April 2019

Quiz of the Day, April 30, 2019

What was Arioch's job description?

a. wine taster
b. vizer
c. chief executioner
d. royal judge

Quiz of the Day, April 29, 2019


What name did the court of Nebuchadnezzar give to Daniel?

a. Hananiah
b. Azariah
c. Belteshazzar
d. Mishael

 Quiz of the Day, April 28, 2019

Which of the following refers to the "priesthood" of all believers?

a. Revelations
b. 1 Peter
c. Titus
d. Jude
e. a and b
f. c and d

Quiz of the Day, April 27, 2109

How does the Acts of the Apostles describe Peter and John?

a. fishermen from Galilee
b. uneducated and ordinary men
c. trained in Pharisee synagogues
d. sons of Zebedee

Quiz of the Day, April 26, 2019

Who in the Book of Daniel is called the "Great Protector of your people?"

a. Nebuchadnezzar
b. Darius
c. Michael, the Archangel
d. Judas Maccabees

Quiz of the Day, April 25, 2019

The vision of the Valley of the Dry Bones is found where in the Bible?

a. Isaiah
b. Hosea
c. Jeremiah
d. Ezekiel

Quiz of the Day, April 24, 2019

Why was Thomas called Didymas?

a. it was his family name
b. it was name of his father
c. it was a "nickname" because he was a twin
d. it means the "one who doubts"

Quiz of the Day, April 23, 2019

Where did the Risen Christ appear on the day of the resurrection?

a. the tomb
b. Jerusalem
c. Galilee, a days journey away
d. a and b
e. a,b, and c

Quiz of the Day, April 22, 2019

Where did the Risen Christ walk incognito with disciples and then suddenly become known in the breaking of the bread?

a. Jerusalem, upper room of a house
b. on the Sea of Galilee
c. on the road to Emmaus
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, April 21, 2019 

The word Paschal can refer to what?

a. Easter
b. Passover
c. a special candle
d. a lamb
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, April 20, 2019

Which of the following is not included in the Paschal Triduum?

a. Maundy Thursday
b. Holy Saturday
c. Tenebrae
d. Easter Vigil
e. Easter evening prayer

Quiz of the Day, April 19, 2019

In which Passion Gospel does it report that the inscription on the cross of Jesus was written in Greek, Latin and Hebrew?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, April 18, 2019

The earliest biblical writing of the Eucharist is found where?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John
e. 1 Corinthian

Quiz of the Day, April 17, 2019

What is "tenebrae?"

a. means "darkness"
b. liturgy which includes extinguishing of candles
c. liturgy done in Holy Week
d. grew from Matins and Lauds in Monastic office
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, April 16, 2019

Construction of Notre-Dame de Paris began in which century?

a. 12th
b. 13th
c. 11th
d. 10th

Quiz of the Day, April 15, 2019

Which Gospel does not follow the triumphal entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem with the cleansing of the Temple?

a.Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, April 14, 2019

Which of the following Gospels does not have a Passion account?

a. Matthew
b. Thomas
c. Mark
d. Luke
e. John
f.  all of the above have Passion accounts

Quiz of the Day, April 13, 2019

When is it recorded that Jesus wept?

a. on the cross
b. at the grave of Lazarus
c. at the report of the demon possessed girl
d. over the city of Jerusalem
e. in the Garden of Gethsemane
f. b, c, d
g. b,d, e


Quiz of the Day, April 12, 2019

The reviving to life of Lazarus is found where in the New Testament?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John
e. the synoptic Gospels but not John

Quiz of the Day, April 11, 2019

Who wrote, "A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life?"

a. Jeremy Taylor
b. Charles Gore
c. Nicholas Ferrar
d. William Law
e. George Fox

Quiz of Day, April 10, 2019

What Roman Catholic scholar was "censored" by the church for his studies, writings and acceptance on evolution?

a. Thomas Aquinas
b. Thomas Merton
c. Teilhard de Chardin
d. Hans Kung
e. Hugo Rahner

Quiz of the Day, April 9, 2019

Whom of the following pastors was martyred by the Third Reich?

a. Martin Niemöller
b. Heinrich Grüber
c. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
d. all of the above
e. b and c


Quiz of the Day, April 8, 2019

Good figs and bad figs were metaphors for what in the writing of the prophet Jeremiah?

a. good figs were people of the Northern Kingdom
b. bad figs were people of Judah
c. good figs were those carried into exile
d. bad figs were those who were not carried into exile
e. a and b
f.  c and d

Quiz of the Day, April 7, 2019

Who said, "I have become all things to all people...?"

a. Peter
b. Paul
c. Timothy
d. Titus

Quiz of the Day, April 6, 2019

The "Bread of Heaven" discourse of Jesus is found in which Gospel?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John
e. Thomas

Quiz of the Day, April 5, 2019

Which disciple betrayed Jesus with a kiss?

a. Simon Peter
b. Levi
c. Judas Iscariot
d. Thomas

Quiz of the Day, April 4, 2019

Why does Martin Luther King, Jr. have two feast days in the Episcopal Church?

a. date of his birth in January
b. date of his martyrdom in April
c. one is a principle date and the other an alternate
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, April 3, 2019

"Day by Day, three things I Prayer," in the Rock Musical, "Godspell," was inspired from the words of whom?

a. Richard Hilton
b. John van Ruysbroek
c. Thomas Traherne
d. Richard of Chichester


Quiz of the Day, April 2, 2019

Which Episcopal Seminary had James Lloyd Breck as one of its founders?

a. Seabury-Western
b. Sewanee
c. General Theological Seminary
d. Episcopal Divinity School
e. Nashotah House

Quiz of the Day, April 1, 2019

Which Anglican Theologian founded the Christian Socialist Movement?

a. Charles Gore
b. William Temple
c. C.S. Lewis
d. F.D. Maurice

Aphorism of the Day, July 2019

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