Church Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

Are His words dear to your heart?

church, christian, the help
via Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
 Feb 03, 2019
Scroll to Start

Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What does "baptism" mean?
The first step one must take to travel on a missions trip
Another word for pilgrimage
Religious act of purification through water

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


What is it called when a priest or bishop is not allowed to be married or have sex?
Confirmation
Celibacy
Incarnation

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


Belief in many Gods is known as:
Polytheism
Ditheism
Monotheism

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


"Agape" is the Greek word for:
Love
God
Faith

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


Purposefully dishonoring God is known as:
Concupiscence
Distribution
Blasphemy

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


The term, "Epistle" is another word for:
Speech
Parable
Letter

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


A deep study of the Bible in its original languages is called:
Incarnation
Gnosticism
Exegesis

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


A false teaching is called:
Fatalism
Heresy
Evangel

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


The bread consecrated during a Mass and distributed during communion is known as:
Absolution
Exile
Blessed Sacrament

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


The meeting of cardinals to elect a new pope is called a:
Headship
Conclave
Gnosticism

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


Nuns live in a:
Rectory
Conclave
Convent

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


The end of the world is known as:
Heaven's Day
Judgement Day
Glorious Day

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


The formal process of expulsion from the Church is called:
Excommunication
Interregnum
Holy Orders

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


Adam and Eve are known as the:
Mortal sin
Venial sin
Original sin

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


The teaching that one must perform certain acts to prove or earn forgiveness for their sins is called:
Confirmation
Communion
Penance

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


What is the name of the room where a priest prepares for a service?
Narthex
Sacristy
Scruple

Question: 17/18Choose Your Answer:


The seventh day of the week, among the Hebrews, is known as:
Jeroboam
Sabbath
Pentateuch

Question: 18/18Choose Your Answer:


What is the name of the raised platform in a church or chapel where the preacher delivers a sermon?
Altar
Stand
Pulpit
Women.com | Quiz Facts

Do you love Jesus? Did you study all of God's works? Do you go to church and read the Bible on your own? Did you grow up Christian? Do you know all of the Christian teachings and what they mean? Do you believe you lead a good Christian life? Do you like to pray all the time? Do you know the difference between the traditions and terms in the Christian religion? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, you may be a true Christian in good standing, and you may know these quite a bit about your faith, but there's only one way to find out—by taking this fun and challenging quiz!

If you were born into the faith or learned about the teachings of Jesus Christ along the way, we're sure Christian traditions stuck with you throughout your life. Do you know what each of the story and symbol of the Christian religion really represents? Test your wits and find out just how God, Christianity and the Bible play a role in your everyday life!

Sure, this quiz is fun and may LOOK easy, but that doesn't mean it IS easy! The eighteen questions ask that you identify some pretty difficult church terms! Not only will you have loads of fun taking the quiz, but you'll also learn something too, and show the world you seriously you take your faith at the same time! Are you ready? Let's go—Jesus is with you every step of the way!