Catholic Trivia Quiz
How well do you know your Church? Test your knowledge in every issue of the Southern Cross magazine –
Which future pope visited South Africa in 1962?
a) Paul VI b) John Paul I c) Francis
Which book in the New Testament features the line: “The truth will set you free”?
a) Mark b) Luke c) John
Catholic author Suzanne Collins is famous for which series of books?
a) The Handmaid’s Tale b) The Hunger Games c) Red Rising Saga
Which sodality was founded in 1921 in Dublin by Frank Duff?
a) Legion of Mary b) Sacred Heart c) St Vincent de Paul
Where did Jesus raise the widow’s son from the dead?
a) Bethany b) Capernaum c) Nain
How many chapters are there in the book of Exodus?
a) 10 b) 20 c) 40
Which of these Churches has more reported members than the Catholic Church in South Africa?
a) Anglican Church b) Dutch Reformed Church c) Zion Christian Church
Who has played both Jesus and St Luke in films?
a) Jim Caviezel b) Max von Sydow c) Willem Dafoe
Which was the first Church to break away from the Catholic Church?
a) Church of Armenia b) Coptic Church c) East Syrian Church
Who is the patron saint of pilots and air travellers?
a) John Vianney b) Joseph of Cupertino c) Vitalis of Assisi
In which diocese is the town of Plettenberg Bay?
a) Oudtshoorn b) Port Elizabeth c) Queenstown
Who founded the Christian Brothers (or CBC) schools?
a) Marcellin Champagnat b) Jean-Baptiste de La Salle c) Edmund Rice
1. a) Paul VI (as Cardinal Giovanni Montini); 2. c} John (8:32); 3. b) The Hunger Games; 4. a) Legion of Mary; 5. c) Nain; 6. c) 40; 7. c) Zion Christian Church; 8. a) Jim Caviezel (Jesus in The Passion of the Christ and St Luke in Paul, Apostle of Christ); 9. c) East Syrian Church (Nestorianists, in 431 AD); 10. b) St Joseph of Cupertino; 11. a) Oudtshoorn; 12. c) Bl Edmund Rice
Catholic Trivia is published in every issue of The Southern Cross magazine
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