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  • Christian Festivals

    Question 1 of 20

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    When is Advent?

    Select one of the following:

    • Some time between May and June

    • The second day of Holy Week

    • The month before Christmas

    • First thing in the morning

    Question 2 of 20

    1

    What is the central candle in the Advent wreath known as?

    Select one of the following:

    • The 'Christ candle'

    • The white candle

    • The 'Peace candle'

    • The final candle

    Question 3 of 20

    1

    In which Old Testament book do we hear clear prophesies of the Messiah arriving as a baby, born in Bethlehem?

    Select one of the following:

    • The Book of Bethlehem

    • Isaiah

    • Genesis

    • Deuteronomy

    Question 4 of 20

    1

    Why are candles lit in an advent wreath?

    Select one of the following:

    • Because it's dark at that time of year

    • Because it's cold at that time of year and candles make you warm

    • To show that Jesus brings warmth

    • To show that Jesus is the 'Light of the World'

    Question 5 of 20

    1

    In what TWO ways did Jesus come to earth in a humble way?

    Select one of the following:

    • He came as a baby and was born in a stable

    • He arrived in a chariot which was pulled by a donkey

    • He was born among angels and his mother was a shepherd

    • He was visited by kings after being born in a palace

    Question 6 of 20

    1

    Which is the most important festival in the Christian year?

    Select one of the following:

    • Ascension Day

    • Easter

    • Epiphany

    • Christmas

    Question 7 of 20

    1

    When is the festival of Epiphany?

    Select one of the following:

    • 6th January

    • 8th January

    • Mid-July

    • 3rd December

    Question 8 of 20

    1

    Who supposedly visited Jesus, as a baby, 12 days after he was born?

    Select one of the following:

    • The shepherds

    • The donkey

    • The wise men

    • The angels

    Question 9 of 20

    1

    Which of the wise men's gifts represents Jesus being 'holy' or 'sent from God'?

    Select one of the following:

    • Gold

    • Myrrh

    • Silver

    • Frankincense

    Question 10 of 20

    1

    When is Lent celebrated?

    Select one of the following:

    • November

    • Early evenings

    • February or March

    • August or September

    Question 11 of 20

    1

    Why do many Christians eat pancakes the day before Lent starts?

    Select one of the following:

    • Because Jesus ate pancakes with his disciples

    • Because the Israelites ate flattened bread

    • To symbolise using up the rich foods before fasting

    • Because Jesus was tempted to eat pancakes in the desert

    Question 12 of 20

    1

    How long does Lent last?

    Select one of the following:

    • Forty days

    • Six weeks exactly

    • Fourteen days

    • 48 hours

    Question 13 of 20

    1

    What is the first day of 'Holy Week'?

    Select one of the following:

    • Maundy Thursday

    • Ascension Day

    • Palm Sunday

    • Good Friday

    Question 14 of 20

    1

    What does Maundy Thursday remember?

    Select one of the following:

    • It was when Jesus overturned the tables in the temple

    • It was when Jesus was crucified

    • It was when Jesus chose his first disciples

    • It was when Jesus told his disciples he was about to die, at the Last Supper

    Question 15 of 20

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    Why is 'Good Friday' known as 'Good Friday'?

    Select one of the following:

    • It was good that all the disciples came together to eat

    • It was a good deed done by Judas Iscariot when he betrayed Jesus

    • The crucifixion of Jesus was 'good news' for the Romans

    • The crucifixion of Jesus was an act of goodness, as his sacrifice gave every person the chance for a healed relationship with God

    Question 16 of 20

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    Why is Easter Sunday the most important day in the Christian year?

    Select one of the following:

    • That's the day Jesus died

    • That's when we have chocolate eggs

    • That's when the Holy Spirit came

    • That's when Jesus rose from the dead

    Question 17 of 20

    1

    How long did Jesus stay with the disciples after rising from the dead, and before returning to Heaven?

    Select one of the following:

    • 40 days

    • 50 days

    • 10 days

    • 7 days

    Question 18 of 20

    1

    Before going up to Heaven, what did Jesus promise his disciples would be sent to help them soon?

    Select one of the following:

    • The Holy Spirit

    • Manna from Heaven

    • Oil which would never run out

    • Lots of followers

    Question 19 of 20

    1

    Which festival remembers the coming of the Holy Spirit?

    Select one of the following:

    • Advent

    • Passover

    • Pentecost

    • Shavuot

    Question 20 of 20

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    Why do many Christian churches consider Pentecost a day of great celebration?

    Select one of the following:

    • Because Jesus has risen to heaven

    • Because the disciples were given the powers to be able to start the Christian church

    • Because the disciples all learned new languages

    • Because Moses is a mighty prophet