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
18
40

2 of 40Pick your answer!

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

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
James
Judas

5 of 40Pick your answer!

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

6 of 40Pick your answer!

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

7 of 40Pick your answer!

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

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?
Pieces of silver
Properties
Bread and wine

10 of 40Pick your answer!

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

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, the Earth's Shepherd
Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God

12 of 40Pick your answer!

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

13 of 40Pick your answer!

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

14 of 40Pick your answer!

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

15 of 40Pick your answer!

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

16 of 40Pick your answer!

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

17 of 40Pick your answer!

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

18 of 40Pick your answer!

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

19 of 40Pick your answer!

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

20 of 40Pick your answer!

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

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
John the Baptist
Mary Magdalene

24 of 40Pick your answer!

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

25 of 40Pick your answer!

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

26 of 40Pick your answer!

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

27 of 40Pick your answer!

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

28 of 40Pick your answer!

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

29 of 40Pick your answer!

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

30 of 40Pick your answer!

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

31 of 40Pick your answer!

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

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 be less judgmental
To understand God better
To emerge as stronger Christians

34 of 40Pick your answer!

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

35 of 40Pick your answer!

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

36 of 40Pick your answer!

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

37 of 40Pick your answer!

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

38 of 40Pick your answer!

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

39 of 40Pick your answer!

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

40 of 40Pick your answer!

Which color represents Lent?
Purple
White
Green
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