When is Advent?
Some time between May and June
The second day of Holy Week
The month before Christmas
First thing in the morning
What is the central candle in the Advent wreath known as?
The 'Christ candle'
The white candle
The 'Peace candle'
The final candle
In which Old Testament book do we hear clear prophesies of the Messiah arriving as a baby, born in Bethlehem?
The Book of Bethlehem
Why are candles lit in an advent wreath?
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'
In what TWO ways did Jesus come to earth in a humble way?
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
Which is the most important festival in the Christian year?
When is the festival of Epiphany?
Who supposedly visited Jesus, as a baby, 12 days after he was born?
The wise men
Which of the wise men's gifts represents Jesus being 'holy' or 'sent from God'?
When is Lent celebrated?
February or March
August or September
Why do many Christians eat pancakes the day before Lent starts?
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
How long does Lent last?
Six weeks exactly
What is the first day of 'Holy Week'?
What does Maundy Thursday remember?
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
Why is 'Good Friday' known as 'Good Friday'?
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
Why is Easter Sunday the most important day in the Christian year?
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
How long did Jesus stay with the disciples after rising from the dead, and before returning to Heaven?
Before going up to Heaven, what did Jesus promise his disciples would be sent to help them soon?
The Holy Spirit
Manna from Heaven
Oil which would never run out
Lots of followers
Which festival remembers the coming of the Holy Spirit?
Why do many Christian churches consider Pentecost a day of great celebration?
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