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:
Prayer
Abstinence
Faith

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Nuns live in a:
Sacristy
Rectory
Convent

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What does "Catholic" mean?
Good News
Faithful
Universal

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

"Advent" is the season before:
Easter
Lent
Christmas

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Ten Commandments are also called the:
Decagon
Decuple
Decalogue

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

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