How Much Do You Know About Catholicism?

Catholicism is one of the world's most well known religions. Do you think you know your stuff? Take this quiz and find out!
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True or false: The word Catholic was first used in AD 110 and means "toward the whole."
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How many years back does the formal Catholic church go?
1,000
2,000
3,000
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What year did Pope Jon Paul II's papacy begin?
1978
1980
1981
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Which country boasts the world's largest population of Catholics?
Italy
The United States
Brazil
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Where does the Pope live?
Italy
Vatican City
Germany
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True or false: The first printed bible was printed under the supervision of the Catholic church.
True
False
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What is one of the most common Catholic symbols?
Ashes
The cross
Wine
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What do the incense used by the Catholic church symbolize?
Those who have passed
Prayers rising to heaven
The impermanence of man
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What does the name rosary mean?
Beautiful
Garland of roses
God's garden
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True or false: The big bang theory was proposed by a Catholic priest.
True
False
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Who is considered the most famous Catholic artist in history?
Michelangelo
Da Vinci
Van Gogh
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How many Catholic nuns are currently in the world today?
710,000
1,000,000
2,000,000
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You are Catholic capable. Despite missing a few questions, it's evident that you know quite a bit about this religion. The history of Catholicism is long and storied, getting even one question right is a huge accomplishment.

C+, Catholic Capable

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You are a Catholic ace! When it comes to this religion, you sure do know your stuff. Give yourself a pat on the back. This quiz was no easy task.

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You are Catholic keen! Despite our best attempts to stump you, you passed the test! You know the history of Catholicism better than just about anybody. Give yourself a high five!

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1
True or false: The word Catholic was first used in AD 110 and means "toward the whole."
True
False
2
How many years back does the formal Catholic church go?
1,000
2,000
3,000
3
What year did Pope Jon Paul II's papacy begin?
1978
1980
1981
4
Which country boasts the world's largest population of Catholics?
Italy
The United States
Brazil
5
Where does the Pope live?
Italy
Vatican City
Germany
6
True or false: The first printed bible was printed under the supervision of the Catholic church.
True
False
7
What is one of the most common Catholic symbols?
Ashes
The cross
Wine
8
What do the incense used by the Catholic church symbolize?
Those who have passed
Prayers rising to heaven
The impermanence of man
9
What does the name rosary mean?
Beautiful
Garland of roses
God's garden
10
True or false: The big bang theory was proposed by a Catholic priest.
True
False
11
Who is considered the most famous Catholic artist in history?
Michelangelo
Da Vinci
Van Gogh
12
How many Catholic nuns are currently in the world today?
710,000
1,000,000
2,000,000