Christianity Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Feast of Epiphany?

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Are you ecstatic for the Epiphany?

How much do you know about the Feast of the Epiphany? Take this quiz to show what you know about its traditions and backstory!

 Jan 05, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In what New Testament book do the Wise Men visit the baby Jesus?
Mark
Acts
Matthew

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On what day is the Feast of the Epiphany celebrated?
December 21
December 24
January 6

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The six Sundays which follow Epiphany are known as the time of _______________.
Resurrection
Manifestation
Adoration

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The Epiphany is also known as the _______________ night.
3rd
12th
10th

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What did the Wise Men follow to meet Jesus?
A map
A meteor
The star of Bethlehem

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Which was not a gift the Wise Men gave to Jesus?
Silver
Myrrh
Gold

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What does "Epiphany" mean?
Exultation
Good news
To show forth

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How many Wise Men does the Bible say there were?
3
5
It doesn't say

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What names are associated with the Wise Men?
Melchior, Caspar, and Balthazar
Victor, Anthony and Stephen
Lawrence, Maurice, and Esteban

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What are the Wise Men also called?
Shamen
Wizards
Magi

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The Epiphany is a Holy Day of Obligation.
False
True

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What type of celebration is the Epiphany?
Memorial
Solemnity
Feast

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What is another name for the Epiphany?
Theophany
Theocracy
Beatitude

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which King of Israel wanted to kill the baby Jesus?
Nero
Flavius Josephus
Herod

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following is not a kind of Kings Cake?
La Rosca de Reyes
Tiramisu
Galette des Rois

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who painted "The Adoration of the Magi"?
Da Vinci
Botticelli
Michelangelo

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is Frankincense?
A spice
Hardened sap from trees used as incense
A type of quartz

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Christmas decorations traditionally come down on the eve of the Epiphany.
False
True
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

The Feast of the Epiphany is rife with traditions throughout the season, some of which are still practiced and some that aren't. If you think you know which are which, this is the place to test your skills! How much do you love the Christmas season? Do you know the reason why we celebrate? Are you aware of the Epiphany and what it means in regard to the Christmas holiday? Do you know how the Epiphany came to be and from where it originated? If you said "yes" to any of those questions, and you're a Catholic in good standing, you'll be able to answer these tough questions about the Epiphany in this fun but challenging quiz!

In Western Christianity, the feast commemorates the birth of Jesus' to the visiting Wise Men and the revelation of God incarnate as Messiah. According to the Bible, the men visited Jesus bearing symbolic gifts. Do you think you have what it takes to answer questions about the traditions and history of the Epiphany?Show how much you know about this major Catholic holiday and let's find out!

By playing a Women.com quiz, you will not only enjoy yourself, but you'll flex your mind's muscles too! You're exposing it to new things and while you probably know all the answers here—you ARE a trivia guru, after all—there is a chance you may learn something you DIDN'T know. Wouldn't that be great? And everyone can use a little extra knowledge, don't you think?