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Praggy’s Good Friday Challenge Quiz 26

A few 'Good Friday' general knowledge questions to challenge the 'Little Grey Cells'. 10 Questions.

 
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Which Holy day, celebrating 'The Last Supper' precedes Good Friday?

  • Mothering Sunday
  • Maundy Thursday
  • Ash Wednesday
  • Palm Sunday

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Good Friday is the anniversary of the death of Jesus, a day remembered with sadness by which religion?

  • Islam
  • Shinto
  • Christianity
  • Buddhism

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During which Jewish festival do all four Gospels agree the crucifixion occurred?

  • Passover
  • Day of Atonement
  • Fast of Esther
  • Feast of Tabernacles

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Which Christian symbol is derived from the crucifixion?

  • Fish
  • Cross
  • Palm Fronds
  • Halo

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Being a sad day, churches are left dark with just a simple cross on the altar. What in particular is missing from churches on Good Friday?

  • Flowers or decorations
  • Candlesticks
  • Reliquaries
  • Lecterns

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Why is such a sad day known as 'Good Friday'?

  • All children have to behave
  • Jesus died for the good of all
  • Pontius Pilate was a good man
  • God is good

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Ever since the early church, what was observed on Good Friday?

  • The giving of gifts
  • Holy Communion
  • Bell ringing
  • Fasting and penance

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On Good Friday, what is suspended in the Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Anglican traditions?

  • Incense burners
  • The sermon
  • Holy Communion
  • Singing of hymns

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Beginning on Ash Wednesday, which religious period ends on the day before Good Friday in most western denominations?

  • Advent
  • Pentecost
  • Passiontide
  • Lent

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Historically, in many Christian countries, what are traditionally eaten during Lent, from the evening of Mardi Gras (the evening before Ash Wednesday) through to Good Friday?

  • Fish
  • Hot Cross Buns
  • Lentils
  • Easter Eggs

 

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