How well do you know the history of the Catholic Church

This quiz consists of questions which span the 2,000 year history of the Catholic Church. While it is far from complete, I hope it is enjoyable and informative.

Think you know about Catholic Church history. Take this quiz and find out how much you really know. It's far from complete, but provides a sampling from various centuries.

Created by: Domini Sumus of We Belong to the Lord
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1. The Catholic Church was founded by
Constantine
Pope John Paul II
Martin Luther
Jesus Christ
2. The Council of Nicaea
affirmed the humanity and divinity of Christ
decided the divinity of Christ
made Constantine the pope
decided that white smoke should signal the election of the Pope
3. St. Justin Martyr wrote the first and second apologies in order to
apologize for not being a good enough Christian
explain the Christian faith to the Roman emperors
teach other Christians about the faith
apologize to missing a party
4. How many popes have there been?
266
500
250
100
5. The second pope was
Innocent I
St. Peter
Cletus
Linus
6. Latin is a useless language
True
False
7. Dominus Vobiscum means
The Lord be with you
Let's hold hands and sing kumbaya
Please be seated
The Gospel of the Lord
8. St. Peter's Basilica was
built by St. Peter
built over the tomb of St. Peter
used to be St. Peter's house
has nothing to do with St. Peter
9. The "Birthday of the Church" is
Christmas
Ascension
Good Friday
Pentecost
10. Confession was
always private
public at one time
never used

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