The Catholic Christian Dialect Test. Can You Pass?

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Do you know Catholic lingo?

Show how much you know about being Catholic by answering questions about the terms on this Catholic lingo quiz!

 Aug 31, 2020

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Chastity" is another word for:
Faith
Prayer
Abstinence

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Nuns live in a:
Sacristy
Convent
Rectory

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What is the sin we are born with?
Mortal sin
Original sin
Venial sin

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "Catholic" mean?
Universal
Good News
Faithful

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the part of the Mass where the consecrated host is distributed to the people called?
Liturgy
Penance
Communion

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Souls that are in a state of grace yet imperfect go where to be purified?
Purgatory
Limbo
Chasuble

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is a "tabernacle"?
A place where unused consecrated hosts are stored
A piece of Jesus' shroud
Ancient texts

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A square piece of cloth that the priest places beneath the chalice and bread during Mass to collect crumbs or spills is called:
Pyx
Gaudete
Corporal

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What is a "conclave"?
A gathering where cardinals, after the death of a pope, elect a new pope
Where saints are buried
An office at the Vatican

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What are "vespers" also called?
Daily prayers
Evening prayers
Morning prayers

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The black clerical gowns that priests wear are called:
Kippahs
Cassocks
Banas

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Advent" is the season before:
Lent
Christmas
Easter

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The judgment which will be passed on each one of us immediately after death is called the _____________ Judgment.
Performance
Peculiar
Particular

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "Corpus Christi" mean?
The Body of Christ
The Son of God
The Blood of Christ

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The Ten Commandments are also called the:
Decalogue
Decuple
Decagon

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Acedia" is another word for what deadly sin:
Gluttony
Greed
Sloth

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A word meaning "it is so":
Amen
Gospel
Catholic

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The "Beatitudes"describe:
Blessed feelings
Jesus' teachings in the Sermon on the Mount
Shorter Saturday services
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