Christianity Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Celebration Of Carnival?

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Calling all Christians!

This carnival is pretty spectacular and quite amazing! How well do you know the celebration of carnival?

 Feb 26, 2019

1 of 18Pick One:

Carnival occurs before the liturgical season of what?
Summer
Hanukkah
Lent

2 of 18Pick One:

True or false: Carnival is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season.
True
False

3 of 18Pick One:

When does Carnival typically occur?
September or early October
February or early March
June or early July

4 of 18Pick One:

What is the season of Carnival called?
Divinitode
Shrovetide
Virility

5 of 18Pick One:

True or false: Carnival typically involves public celebrations, including events such as parades, public street parties and other entertainments.
False
True

6 of 18Pick One:

The term Carnival is traditionally used in areas with a large _______ presence.
Catholic
Muslim
Jewish

7 of 18Pick One:

In historically Evangelical Lutheran countries, the celebration is known as what?
Fastelavn
Barbaso
Marvelado

8 of 18Pick One:

Lent begins on ________ and ends approximately six weeks later, before Easter Sunday.
Ash Tuesday
Ash Wednesday
Ash Friday

9 of 18Pick One:

True or false: People celebrating Carnival typically dress modestly with neutral colors.
True
False

10 of 18Pick One:

True or false: The Celebration Of Carnival does not happen in Brazil.
True
False

11 of 18Pick One:

Which of these food items is heavily consumed during The Celebration Of Carnival?
Meat
Cheese
Fruits

12 of 18Pick One:

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Would a typical Carnival celebration look like this?
Yes indeed!
No, not really...

13 of 18Pick One:

True or false: The Celebration Of Carnival is celebrated in Germany.
True
False

14 of 18Pick One:

Where is the largest Carnival held?
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro
Carnival in Wichita
Carnival in St. Louis

15 of 18Pick One:

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What was the historical purpose of wearing a mask during Carnival?
To hide the wearer's identity and social status
To add to the decor of an ensemble
To show off one's income level

16 of 18Pick One:

In what decade did Carnival in Rio de Janeiro begin?
1660s
1640s
1650s

17 of 18Pick One:

True or false: Drinking alcohol is forbidden during Carnival.
False
True

18 of 18Pick One:

What time of the day does Carnival begin in German-speaking Europe and the Netherlands?
12:00 AM
6:10 AM
11:11 AM
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The Celebration Of Carnival is one of the most exciting times of each and every year! This is one of those periods of time each year that really stands out because it is filled with such a wildly entertaining atmosphere. According to Wikipedia, "Carnival is a Western Christian and Greek Orthodox festive season that occurs before the liturgical season of Lent. The main events typically occur during February or early March, during the period historically known as Shrovetide (or Pre-Lent). Carnival typically involves public celebrations, including events such as parades, public street parties, and other entertainments, combining some elements of a circus." if you enjoy dressing up in cool costumes with bright colors, masks, and sashes, then this is the type of celebration you would genuinely enjoy. If you enjoy drinking and filling up on decadent meats and other foods, then this is the perfect celebration for you! Something else that is super cool about The Celebration Of Carnival is the fact that it is celebrated in so many different places across the world. Sure, some places celebrate it in bigger and more extravagant ways than others, but everywhere that it is celebrated is always undeniably fun! Dressing up in clown costumes and participating in street parades is only part of the experience here! This festive season has much more to offer including silly things like food fights and satirical humor! This celebration is totally fun and always worth enjoying with your friends and family members! Let's see how you do!