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?
Anglican
Catholic
Protestant

2 of 18Pick the correct answer!

When did the Methodist Church begin?
During the Reformation in the 1500s
In the 18th century Church of England
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
anointing of the sick
imparted righteousness

4 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

5 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

6 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

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

9 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

10 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What church did the Methodists separate from?
Catholic
Anglican
Lutheran

11 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

12 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

13 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

14 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

15 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

16 of 18Pick the correct answer!

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

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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