Quiz: Can You Pass This Ultimate Lent Trivia Challenge?

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From Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday… how much do YOU know about Lent?

Find out how much you really know about Lent by taking this quiz and answering questions about the season's background.

 Mar 16, 2018

1 of 40Pick your answer!

How many days are in Lent?
29
40
18

2 of 40Pick your answer!

What do Christians usually do during Lent?
Fast until sundown
Give something up or make a promise
Do a Rosary prayer every day

3 of 40Pick your answer!

Which day marks the end of Lent?
Good Friday
Holy Thursday
Christmas Day

4 of 40Pick your answer!

Who betrayed Jesus?
Bartholomew
Judas
James

5 of 40Pick your answer!

Where do Ash Wednesday ashes come from?
Burnt rags
Burnt rose bushes
Burnt palms of the previous Palm Sunday

6 of 40Pick your answer!

Which day during Lent can the fast be put on hold?
Saturday
Wednesday
Sunday

7 of 40Pick your answer!

Jesus was crucified with two other men. True or False?
True
False

8 of 40Pick your answer!

Veronica wiped Jesus' face as he carried the cross. True or False?
True
False

9 of 40Pick your answer!

What did Judas receive for betraying Jesus?
Properties
Bread and wine
Pieces of silver

10 of 40Pick your answer!

At which event did Jesus declare that the bread and wine are his body and blood?
His ascension into Heaven
His crucifixion
The Last Supper

11 of 40Pick your answer!

"INRI" was placed above Jesus' head on the cross. What does it mean?
Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God
Jesus, the Earth's Shepherd

12 of 40Pick your answer!

What does Shrove Tuesday celebrate?
The first day of Lent
The last day of Lent
The last day before Lent

13 of 40Pick your answer!

What food is usually eaten on Shrove Tuesday?
Ice Cream
Chocolate
Pancakes

14 of 40Pick your answer!

What is the tradition behind eating this food?
Jesus ate bread before going into the desert
Christians would use all the ingredients they had to prepare for fasting
It is demanded in the bible

15 of 40Pick your answer!

How many lashes did Jesus receive before his death?
39
12
1

16 of 40Pick your answer!

How is Ash Wednesday usually celebrated?
The church is covered in ashes
All church members wear black
Christians receive ashes on their foreheads

17 of 40Pick your answer!

How many Stations of the Cross are there?
7
14
120

18 of 40Pick your answer!

Where did Jesus spend the 40 days of Lent?
In Egypt
In Jerusalem
In the desert

19 of 40Pick your answer!

What was he doing there?
Keeping a diary
Performing miracles
Resisting temptation

20 of 40Pick your answer!

Who carried Jesus' cross after he dropped it?
John
Judas
Simon

21 of 40Pick your answer!

King Herrod sentenced Jesus to death. True or False?
Jesus
False

22 of 40Pick your answer!

Where was Jesus pierced with a spear while on the cross?
His foot
His side
His neck

23 of 40Pick your answer!

Who was NOT present at the crucifixion of Jesus?
Mary
Mary Magdalene
John the Baptist

24 of 40Pick your answer!

Which food is avoided by some Christians every Wednesday and Friday of Lent?
Meat
Dairy
Fish

25 of 40Pick your answer!

Jesus was surprised to be betrayed. True or False?
False
True

26 of 40Pick your answer!

What part of the Disciples did Jesus wash at the Last Supper?
Their faces
Their feet
Their hands

27 of 40Pick your answer!

What did Jesus wear on his head during the crucifixion?
A crown of gold
A white veil
A crown of thorns

28 of 40Pick your answer!

When during Lent is Holy Week?
The beginning
The end
The middle

29 of 40Pick your answer!

Lent begins on which day?
Ash Wednesday
Palm Sunday
Holy Thursday

30 of 40Pick your answer!

On what day was Jesus arrested?
Christmas
Ash Wednesday
Holy Thursday

31 of 40Pick your answer!

Lent is often thought of as the most important season in the liturgical calendar. True or False?
True
False

32 of 40Pick your answer!

What is the name of the day before Easter?
Holy Saturday
Good Friday
Easter Eve

33 of 40Pick your answer!

What is the goal of Lent for most Christians?
To understand God better
To be less judgmental
To emerge as stronger Christians

34 of 40Pick your answer!

Lent is celebrated before which religious event?
Easter Sunday
Christmas Day
Advent

35 of 40Pick your answer!

Palm Sunday commemorates which event?
Jesus being arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane
Jesus entering Jerusalem
Jesus being crucified

36 of 40Pick your answer!

What is the relevance of palms?
City people waved palms at Jesus as he entered the city
Palms were used to create a fire on Palm Sunday
There are a lot of Palm trees in Jerusalem

37 of 40Pick your answer!

What does putting ashes on the forehead represent?
The last day of Lent
The mortality of humans
The love of God for humanity

38 of 40Pick your answer!

Who was the first to discover that Jesus' tomb was empty?
John the Baptist
Mary Magdalene
Pontius Pilate

39 of 40Pick your answer!

Which day marks the beginning of Holy Week?
Palm Sunday
Holy Monday
Shrove Tuesday

40 of 40Pick your answer!

Which color represents Lent?
White
Green
Purple
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