Palm Sunday | Can You Answer All Of These Questions About Lent?

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What do you give up for Lent?

What do you give up during Lent? Take this quiz to find out how much you know about this religious tradition!

 Mar 12, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When does Lent begin?
Ash Wednesday
Ash Thursday
Ash Sunday

2 of 18True or False:

This event is observed in Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox, Lutheran, Methodist, and Catholic Churches.

3 of 18What quotation relates to the ash cross on our foreheads?

Aschermittwoch Ash Cross Sign Of
Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.
We all must all suffer here on earth.
There is more to life than material possessions.

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What food is to be avoided on Fridays during Lent?

5 of 18True or False:

Going to a church confessional during Lent is frowned upon.

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How long does Lent last?

7 of 18True or False:

Lent rules say you can ONLY give up food.

8 of 18On what day are pancakes and other feast-like foods traditionally eaten?

Shrove Tuesday
Shrove Monday
Shrove Saturday

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Spy Wednesday, the Wednesday of Holy Week, is associated with which of Jesus' disciples?

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which day commemorates the death of our Lord Jesus Christ as a national holiday in many countries?
Good Wednesday
Good Monday
Good Friday

11 of 18What is this traditional Lent dinner called?

Garden Quiche
Garlic Tortellini

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is a Holy Sacrament?
Volunteer work

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of these is NOT a Holy Sacrament?

14 of 18True or False:

Mardi Gras is connected to Lent.

15 of 18What is this traditional Lent dinner called?

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Pesto Linguine
Salmon Casserole
Garden Quiche

16 of 18True or False:

People of all ages participate in Lent, including children.

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What color is worn on Laetare Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Lent that marks the halfway point between Ash Wednesday and Easter?

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

When does Lent end?
After Easter
Before Easter
Before Mardi Gras
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

Time to see who really knows about Lent and who doesn't! Lent is a very big deal within the Catholic faith for many reasons. The top reason is that the season of Lent reminds us how important prayer is... it reconnects us to God if we are currently feeling distant from Him. People can give up food if they want, but Lent does not solely have to revolve around fasting. You can fast from afternoon naps, sweets, date nights, Netflix, video games, or anything else that pulls your attention away from God. We should not even choose to participate in Lent if we are not planning to do it with the right spirit and the right attitude. It is not about suffering... it is about unifying with the Lord and squashing distractions that tend to pop up in our hectic lives.

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