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The Lourdes Midi Pyrenees Quiz

I am back after one week with the Society Of Our Lady Of Lourdes and other organisations helping people around this beautiful city! 8 Questions.

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The small market town of Lourdes is located in the Southern part of which country?

  • France
  • Spain
  • Andorra
  • Italy

Question 2 Photo

Before the Marian Apparitions which occurred in 1858, the small town was known for what?

  • The Grotto Of Madonna
  • Saint Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church
  • Chateau Fort De Lourdes
  • Rosary Basilica

Question 3 Photo

The Marian Apparitions which occurred in 1858, have been witnessed by which person and now Saint?

  • Harriet Bedell
  • Saint Potenciana
  • Joan Of France
  • Bernadette Soubirous

Question 4 Photo

What was the former language of the region, it was later supplemented by French?

  • Gascon Occitan
  • Basque
  • Catalan
  • Languedocien

Question 5 Photo

Lourdes is overlooked by what mountain range from its South, the largest of the peaks is the Grand Jer, which is accessible by a funicular railway?

  • Carpathian
  • Pyrenees
  • Alps
  • Apennines

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Which of these cities is a twin city with Lourdes, it is also a high visited city by pilgrims from different parts of Europe and the World?

  • Czestochowa, Poland
  • Bruges, Belgium
  • Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • Wolverhampton, England

Question 7 Photo

Which Pope visited the town twice, a statue of him has been built on top of one of the hills surrounding the town?

  • St. John Paul II
  • Benedict XVI
  • St. John XXIII
  • Paul VI

Question 8 Photo

Lourdes F.C. a famous sport team has won the national championship eight times, but what sport is this?

  • Rugby
  • Swimming
  • Football
  • Kayaking