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  There are 20 quizzes and 200 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Interesting Facts on the Popes

Here are a few interesting facts and historical events which took place during the papacy of some of the popes who headed the early Christian church.
Average (10 qns)
Creedy
Oct 23 12
528 plays
2
Pick of the Popes - Part I

Greetings, Pope-pickers! This isn't a Pop Quiz - it's a Pope Quiz, so let's ponder a panorama of past Pontiffs. Dates in parentheses after Papal names refer to years of Papacy, not birth and death.
Average (10 qns)
highfells
Jun 22 08
747 plays
3
Francis, The People's Pope

In 2013, "TIME" Magazine named Pope Francis the Person of the Year. Learn why this transformational figure is known as "The People's Pope".
Average (10 qns)
trident
May 31 14
231 plays
4
Popes, Past and Present

How well do you know your Popes?
Average (10 qns)
doublemm
Nov 22 08
648 plays
5
The Life and times of Pope John Paul I

John Paul I reigned as pope for only a short time, yet his papacy was not without controversy. His successor, John Paul II, in tribute to him assumed the same papal name.
Average (10 qns)
picqero
Apr 10 05
666 plays
6
The Papacy

Here are 10 questions about the Papacy. Some of them will be about Papal practices and some will be about specific Popes. Read carefully for clues.
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
May 17 12
483 plays
7
Frankie Goes to the Vatican

In 2013 the Catholic College of Cardinals surprised most of the world when they elected Jorge Bergoglio as the new Pope to succeed Benedict XVI. This quiz covers a basic biographical sketch of the man who became Pope Francis.
Average (10 qns)
lorance79
Mar 21 13
276 plays
8
Benedict, Farewell

On Monday, 11 February 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he was retiring. The news shook the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics. Let's look into the facts about the historic abdication of the most powerful religious leader on Earth.
Easy (10 qns)
gracious1
Feb 28 13
453 plays
9
Benedict XVI - the 265th Pope

Pope Benedict XVI was elected on 19th April 2005. He was only the second non-Italian to be elected Pope in almost 500 years. This quiz relates to his life up to his election as Pope.
Average (10 qns)
picqero
Apr 21 05
696 plays
10
Pope Gregory XII

Pope Benedict XVI created a sensation when he resigned the Papacy in 2013. This quiz is about his last predecessor to resign, Pope Gregory XII.
Average (10 qns)
daver852
May 20 13
195 plays
11
Foreign Popes

John Paul II was the first non-Italian pope for many centuries. His successor, Benedict XVI, is also of foreign origin. Find out more about their predecessors in Rome.
Tough (10 qns)
beatka
May 20 05
579 plays
12
A Pot-pourri of Popes

The papacy has had a long and sometimes turbulent history. How much do you know about popes through history?
Average (10 qns)
ErnestS
Dec 10 07
504 plays
13
Thymes that Try Men's Soles

FatherSteve's challenge led me to Pietro di Morrone, a Benedictine hermit, whose soul was sorely tried by his times. A two-year interregnum without a pope led to his unlikely election as Pope Celestine V in 1294 and his resignation five months later.
Average (10 qns)
caramellor
Jan 15 16
144 plays
14
Historic Popes

Popes have been important figures in the history of Western Europe. See what you remember from your History or Religion classes.
Easy (10 qns)
chicagojanet
Mar 30 13
411 plays
15
20th Century Popes

The 20th century was a time of reflection, discussion and change for the Roman Catholic Church. A quiz about the men who led the Church through this period.
Average (10 qns)
bigox
Feb 11 03
1035 plays
16
Ten Residents of the Appartamento Pontificio

This quiz has to do with ten important occupants of the Papal throne who are associated with significant moments of human history. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
DeepHistory
Jul 13 14
375 plays
17
Do You Know Your Popes?

How well do you know your Popes? Here is a list of questions about the many Popes who have led the Catholic Church. Let's see how well you know them!
Difficult (10 qns)
lobsterboy79
Dec 16 02
960 plays
18
The Life of Alexander VI

Alexander VI is one of the most infamous popes in history. See how much you know about this man!
Average (10 qns)
kmarti14
Sep 09 13
171 plays
19
Pope Leo I

There have been many popes who have had the name Leo, but none really do justice to the first. See how much you know about the man who started the "Leo" tradition.
Average (10 qns)
junepearl
Jul 23 05
318 plays
20
Past Pope Pizzazz

This quiz will cover past popes and the significance they had on the Catholic church of today. Some questions will also cover certain articles that have increased the powers of the Pope.
Tough (10 qns)
Deadwheat318
Jan 31 04
489 plays
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