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1 Confirmation Test Answers 1. Who is God? God is the Supreme Being, infinitely perfect, who made all things and keeps them in existence. 2. What are the names of the three persons in the Blessed Trinity? Father, Son, and Holy Spirit 3. Who is the Savior of All People? Jesus Christ 4. When was Christ Born? December 25 th 5. On what day did Christ Die? Good Friday 6. Who is the mother of Jesus? Mary 7. When did Christ rise from the dead? Easter morning 8. When is the Ascension? 40 th day of the Easter season 9. What is the Season of preparation before Christmas? Advent 10. What is the season of preparation before Easter? Lent 11. What is the special devotion we have during Lent to recall the Passion and Death of Jesus? Stations of the Cross 12. What special devotion do we have to honor Mary? The Holy Rosary 13. What special devotion do we have to honor the Eucharist? Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament 14. What is the Church? The actual body of believers inside as well as outside the building 15. What day do we recall the Holy Spirit coming to the Apostles? Pentecost 16. Who is head of the Church today? Pope Francis

2 17. In what matters is the Pope infallible? Matters of Catholic doctrine 18. Name the Church of the Pope? St. John Lateran 19. What is a Conclave? Cardinals gathering together to choose a new Pope. 20. What is a Consistory? Pope and Cardinals gathering to make new Cardinals 21. What is the Bishop in charge of? A Diocese 22. What is the name of the bishop s church? A Cathedral 23. What is the name of our Diocese? Belleville 24. How do greet a Bishop? Good whatever Bishop or Good whatever your Excellency 25. What is the name of the staff that the Bishop carries? Crosier 26. What is the name of the hat the Bishop wears? Mitre 27. What is the name of your parish? St. Joseph or [St. Patrick (Ethan Krebel)] 28. What is the name of your pastor? Msgr. Daniel Jurek or [St. Patrick (Msgr. Dennis Schaefer)] 29. What is the role of the parish priest? To meet the spiritual needs of his parish 30. What do we call the first sin committed by Adam and Eve? Original sin 31. What are the names of the two types of personal sin? Mortal and Venial 32. What is heaven? A state of being in the presence of God forever 33. What is hell? A state of being without the presence of God forever 34. What is purgatory? Almost in but not yet in Heaven

3 35. What prayer do we pray to express sorrow? Act of Contrition 36. What do we call God s Holy word? The Bible 37. What are the two parts of the Bible? Old and New Testaments 38. How many books are in each? Old Testament: 46 New Testament: What is salvation history? The history of God s saving work among man and woman 40. What is another name for Good News? The Gospel of Jesus Christ 41. What special helps did God give us to help us become more like him? The Sacraments 42. What is a Sacrament? An outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace 43. What sacrament is received before all others? Baptism 44. What sacrament makes us children of God and members of his family? Baptism 45. What sacrament helps us to return to the Father when we have gone away from Him by sin? Reconciliation 46. In what sacrament do we receive food for our spiritual life? Holy Eucharist 47. In what sacrament does a young man receive the powers of Priesthood? Holy Orders 48. In what sacrament do we see the sign of both physical and spiritual healing? Anointing of the sick 49. In what sacrament do people vow faithfulness to each other? Marriage 50. In what sacrament do we receive the Holy Spirit who strengthens us to be faithful witnesses for Christ? Confirmation 51. What the sacraments of initiation? Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation

4 52. What are the outward signs of Baptism? Pouring of water 53. What are the outward signs of Eucharist? Bread and Wine 54. What are the outward signs in the sacrament of Confirmation? Laying on of Hands and anointing with oil 55. What are outward signs of the sacrament of the Holy Orders? Laying on of Hands and Prayer of Consecration 56. What are the outward signs of the sick? Laying on of Hands and anointing with oil 57. What sacrament has the words of forgiveness as the outward sign? Reconciliation (contrition, confession and satisfaction) 58. What sacrament has the promise of faithfulness as the outward sign? Marriage 59. Who can administer baptism? Bishop, Priest, or Deacon. In an emergency anyone can baptize. 60. Who can administer the Holy Orders? Bishop 61. Who can administer the Sacrament of Confirmation? Ordinarily the Bishop, if necessary, a Priest with permission from the Bishop. 62. Who can administer the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick? Bishop or priest 63. Who can administer the Sacrament of the Eucharist? Bishop, priest, deacon and lay persons 64. Who can administer the Sacrament of Reconciliation? Bishop or priest 65. Who can administer the sacrament of Marriage? Bishop, priest or deacon 66. When did Jesus first give us the Eucharist? The Last Supper 67. When did Jesus give us the sacrament of Reconciliation? First Easter evening 68. The sacraments that let us share in the life of God are called? Sacraments 69. What is sanctifying grace? Participation in the life of God

5 70. What are the two main parts of the Eucharist Liturgy? Liturgy of the Word and Liturgy of the Eucharist 71. What is the part of the Mass when the bread and wine are changed into body and blood of Christ? The Consecration 72. What prayer in the Mass did Jesus himself teach us? The Lord s Prayer 73. What is the Holy Oil called that is used for the sacraments? Sacred Chrism 74. What is this Holy Oil a mixture of? Olive oil and Balm 75. What happens when we are confirmed? The Holy Spirit comes to one in a special way and enables that one to profess their faith as strong and perfect Christians. 76. What does it mean to witness? To observe a special event 77. What do we mean in initiation? To become a part of whatever group 78. Name the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit. Wisdom, understanding, counsel, fortitude, knowledge, piety, and fear of the Lord 79. Name the fruits of the Holy Spirit. Charity, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, generosity, gentleness, faithfulness, modesty, self-control and chastity 80. What is the greatest act of worship we can celebrate? The Sacrifice of the Mass 81. What do we call the place in the church where the Blessed Sacrament is kept? Tabernacle 82. What does the candle burning about the tabernacle symbolize? The Blessed Sacrament (Body and Blood of Christ) is kept 83. Besides the Sacraments, what else should we do to stay close to God? Pray, forgive, love God and love our neighbor, and come to church. 84. What is the symbol for priesthood? Keys, Chalice, Host, Book and Stole 85. What is the symbol for a deacon? A Stole

6 86. What is the name of the white garment that the priest wears? Alb 87. What is the name of the colored vestment the priest wears? Chasuble 88. What is the name of the cup that holds the precious blood? Chalice 89. What is the name of the sacred vessel that holds the bread or host? Paten 90. What do we call the table at which we gather to celebrate Mass? Altar 91. What is the name of the prayer we say after the Homily? Profession of Faith 92. Name the 12 followers of Jesus. Peter, Andrew, James, John, James (the son of Alpheus), Jude (Thaddeus), Philip, Simon, Thomas, Bartholomew, Matthew, and Judas Iscariot 93. What do we use that means limit the intake of food? Fasting 94. What word do we use that means to do without meat? Abstain 95. When and by whom is the chrism blessed? The Bishop on Holy Thursday (at the Mass of Chrism) 96. What is another name for God the Father? Abba 97. What does Abba mean? Father 98. Which apostle took Judas place? Matthias 99. What four books would I read if I wanted to read about Jesus? The Gospels: Mathew, Mark, Luke and John 100. Which book of the Bible tells about the early Church? The Acts of the Apostles 101. What is another name for epistle in the New Testament? Letter 102. What laws did God give Moses on Mt. Sinai? 10 commandments

7 103. Name these laws. Only one God; Love one another; Honor mom and dad; not kill, steal, or covet neighbor s wife; keep holy the Sabbath; don t use the Lord s name in vain; or lie 104. What are the two great laws of love that Jesus gave us? Love God and love your neighbor as yourself 105. What does Immaculate Conception mean? Mary was conceived without sin 106. When is the Holy day for the feast of Immaculate Conception? December 8 th 107. What does Incarnation mean? Jesus became Man along with being God 108. What is the Holy day of obligation for the Feast of the Incarnation? Christmas 109. When is All Saints Day? November 1 st 110. What does Ascension mean? Jesus ascended into heaven 111. What does Assumption mean? Mary assumed into heaven by God 112. When is the Feast of Ascension? 40 days after Easter or the Seventh Sunday of Easter 113. When does the Church celebrate the Feast of Assumption? August 15 th 114. When is the Holy day for the Feast of Mary, Mother of God? January 1 st 115. By whom was the Church founded? The Holy Spirit on Pentecost 116. Jesus was both & God and Man 117. What are the three Theological Virtues? Faith, hope and love (charity) 118. Give three of the four definitions of what a prophet should be. One who proclaims redemption, purification from all infidelities, proclaims salvation for all Who is known as the Apostle to the Gentiles? Paul

8 120. What is another title for the Holy Spirit? The Paraclete 121. Name the Corporal Works of Mercy. Feed the hungry, drink to the thirsty, clothe the naked, visit the imprisoned, shelter to the homeless, visit the sick, and bury the dead 122. What are the Spiritual Works of Mercy? Counsel the doubtful, instruct the ignorant, admonish sinners, forgive offenses, comfort the afflicted, bear wrongs patiently, pray for the sick and dead 123. List the laws of the Church. The Ten Commandments, The Precepts of the Church, The Two Great Commandments, and Canon Law 124. List the Beatitudes. Blessed are the poor in spirit, meek, they who mourn, that hunger and thirst after justice, merciful, clean of heart, peacemakers, they that suffer persecution for justice 125. What is your conscience? The little voice that encourages one to do good and avoid evil 126. What does Trinity mean? Three Persons in One God 127. What sign do we use when we begin many of our prayers? Sign of the cross 128. What word is used at the end of praying and it means I Believe? AMEN! How did you do? Were you surprised? Were you disappointed? How many did you look up? To get a passing grade you would be allowed to miss 40!

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