Quiz: How Much Do You Actually Know About Methodist History?

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Answer these questions on the history of the methodist church including the origins of the church, it's early founders, and what it stands for!

 Mar 27, 2018

1 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What kind of religion is Methodist?
Catholic
Anglican
Protestant

2 of 18Pick the correct answer!

When did the Methodist Church begin?
In the 18th century Church of England
During the Reformation in the 1500s
During Jesus's teachings in the 1st century

3 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which is not a distinguishing doctrine of the Methodist faith?
assurance of salvation
imparted righteousness
anointing of the sick

4 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What has primacy (authority) in the Methodist faith?
the Priest
the Scripture
the Pope

5 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Methodists believe that Jesus died so that salvation is available for ___________.
other methodists
everyone
anyone who believes in Jesus

6 of 18Pick the correct answer!

While the Methodist religion was growing, what unusual place did the founders preach in?
open-air places like fields and churchyards
they preached in their established churches
In boats on the ocean

7 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Methodist societies were divided into groups called _____________.
classes
home groups
quadrons

8 of 18Pick the correct answer!

These classes took part in love feasts which did what?
helped poor people eat healthy food
allowed for the sharing of testimony
created spaces for people to complain about their lives

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Which is not a foundation of the Methodist church?
People can only find salvation through good deeds
People are all, by nature, "dead in sin"
Faith produces inward and outward holiness

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What church did the Methodists separate from?
Lutheran
Anglican
Catholic

11 of 18Pick the correct answer!

The church's split with England happened during what major war?
the American Revolutionary War
the War of 1812
the French and Indian War

12 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Early Methodism...
did not allow women to have authority in church leadership
gave women authority with other women but not in church leadership
allowed women authority in church leadership

13 of 18Pick the correct answer!

In Methodism, when was the First Great Awakening?
during slavery in America
Industrial England
colonial America

14 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Methodist churches _________ adhere to a single definitive statement or "confession" of belief
sometimes
do
do not

15 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Some Methodist denominations also publish ____________, which summarize Christian doctrine.
scripture
bible versus
catechisms

16 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Methodists believe in __________.
neither of the above
predestination
free will

17 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Methodists believe in sacraments.
False
True

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Methodism was endowed by the Wesley brothers with worship characterized by a twofold practice, which is NOT one of these two?
the Book of Common Prayer
the informal preaching service
giving away riches to be faithful to God
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